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* Rolling Ball Sculpture
* Rolling Ball Sculpture
* [http://wiki.hive13.org/index.php?title=Podcast Hive13 Podcast]
* [http://wiki.hive13.org/index.php?title=Podcast Hive13 Podcast]
* Solder smoke air filter fan
** They make commercial versions of this, but it just seems like something that should be really easy to make ourselves.  You just need several components:
*** A 120mm computer case fan with a high CFM
*** Some sort of a filter, maybe cut up a central AC filter
*** A housing, I am pretty good at re-purposing housings, or we have a couple metal bending tools at the space.  Maybe even make it out of acrylic (Plexiglass)
*** A power supply, just need a 12v wall wart, I might even have one in my stash of old AC->DC power converters, I know I have a 19v one.


=== Laser Cutter ===
=== Laser Cutter ===
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=== DIY CNC Router ===
=== DIY CNC Router ===


Basic idea: make something similar to MakerBot but leaning more toward the 2D / routing / cutting aspect.
Moved to [[DIY CNC Router]]
 
Starting a collection of links to get brainstorming:
* http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/08/valkyrie_100_diy_cnc_machine_aka.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890
* http://www.linuxcnc.org/
* http://buildyourcnc.com/default.aspx
* http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Desk-Top-3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
* http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2006/05/how_to_make_a_3_axis_cnc.html
* http://www.cartertools.com/3Dpath.html
* http://jwstolk.xs4all.nl/millp.htm
* http://www.100kgarages.com/
* http://joetcochran.googlepages.com/sketchduino
* http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/08/arduino_etch_a_sketch_printer.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890
* http://www.lightobject.com/CNC-CO2-Laser-C11.aspx
 
* Step Motors: I have four (4) [http://www.amci.com/stepper-motor-control/integrated-stepper-motor-drive-23.asp AMCI SMD23 motors] (the 240 model) and am very interested in working on something like this --[[User:TraylerPhi|TP]].


== Hive13 Infrastructure Project Ideas ==
== Hive13 Infrastructure Project Ideas ==
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[[Category:Meta]]
[[Category:Meta]]
[[Category:Projects]]

Latest revision as of 10:03, 10 September 2009

Just post whatever ideas you have for projects here. Preferably with a link to a page with additional detail/resources.

General Project Ideas

Simple Ideas

  • Digital Picture Frame
  • Virus Aquarium
  • Knitting
  • Blimp
  • Public Access Voicemail and Conference system
  • Cupcake Projects (Artillery)
  • Collect surplus TVs and make something cool with them.
  • Thermal Receipt Printer hooked up to Ethernet Shield/Arduino - Hooked up to RSS Feed (or other Internet-enabled notifiers)
  • 8x8 RGB LED Matrix project (with rainbowduino?)
  • Rolling Ball Sculpture
  • Hive13 Podcast
  • Solder smoke air filter fan
    • They make commercial versions of this, but it just seems like something that should be really easy to make ourselves. You just need several components:
      • A 120mm computer case fan with a high CFM
      • Some sort of a filter, maybe cut up a central AC filter
      • A housing, I am pretty good at re-purposing housings, or we have a couple metal bending tools at the space. Maybe even make it out of acrylic (Plexiglass)
      • A power supply, just need a 12v wall wart, I might even have one in my stash of old AC->DC power converters, I know I have a 19v one.

Laser Cutter

DIY CNC Router

Moved to DIY CNC Router

Hive13 Infrastructure Project Ideas

Remote Monitoring

  • More Webcam(s)
  • Motion Detectors

VoIP Phones

Tool Lending Library