New Spindle: This last christmas I decided to invest in a new spindle for my CNC so I can carry out bigger jobs, my main spindle works great but it’s not very powerful and I would rather leave it for PCB and delicate jobs, while using a more heavy-duty one for wood and rough jobs. I decided to get a Dewalt, but after lots of checking I found out that the European prices are almost twice the american ones, makin
First thoughts: This is a project I wanted to make for a long time, thanks to my girlfriend who bought me a little book about Mathematics and music which I have in the car and kept reading constantly… Only recently I have gathered enough knowledge, information and time to accomplish some complex wood work projects. I decided to try to make my first DIY Harmonograph, a Victorian invention from 1844 that draws be
Definition from wikipedia: A harmonograph is a mechanical apparatus that employs pendulums to create a geometric image. The drawings created typically are Lissajous curves, or related drawings of greater complexity. The devices, which began to appear in the mid-19th century and peaked in popularity in the 1890s, cannot be conclusively attributed to a single person, although Hugh Blackburn, a professor of mathematics
Introduction: I bought my ATARI 2600 (4 Switches) in the year 2003 on an international auction for 30 dollars. At this time I was obsessed with getting all the 8 bit music systems possible, Commodores, Ataris, Nintendos, FM Chips… Without paying too much attention I bought the unit thinking that it was a NTSC system, so I bought the only game I was ever need, SYNTHCART… This music game or software was mad
1. INTRODUCTION The Synthcart is a cartridge for the Atari 2600 that turns the Atari into a musical instrument. The 2600 can produce some great sounds, and the Synthcart is designed to take full advantage of all the sound features. The Atari is limited in that it cannot produce many pitches that are in tune and it only has two oscillators. However, the Synthcart is programmed with useable scales and intelligent voice
CEREBEL-USB: USB to MIDI converter In one my quests for the ultimate electronic LIVE set rig, I decided to attempt the impossible!! xD… Now, seriously, this project is one of the most interesting, simple yet difficult that t I´ve ever encountered. Because life is hard, but full of beauties… Feeling inspired today… :) Like many of you, I´ve been bombarded in the last few years with inexpensive DJ, st
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