Once all the panels were glued on and the glue had dried, I used sandpaper to trim down any panels that were higher than the skirt top and also smoothed the joints between the panels. I then used spackling paste to fill gaps and cracks and sanded again once that had dried. Next, I used some gray primer spray paint… Read more »
I found an excellent web site at http://www.projectdalek.co.uk/ that provides plans for building various models of Dalek. I’ve decided to build a classic “Genesis Dalek” from the 70’s. This is the Dalek that I used to watch from behind the sofa as a child. I decided to start off with building the Dalek’s “skirt”. This is basically the bottom half of the… Read more »
Here is my first working robot. It is very simple, but a good start. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hKtEQSAFKA] The electronics parts: 1 x Arduino Mega (but an Arduino Uno would have been more suitable) 1 x L293D chip 2 x Micro metal gear motor The parts are mounted on a piece of plywood that I cut to size.
Welcome to my new blog. It’s been a few years since I last had a blog but I’ve started working on a couple of home projects lately that I want to document and decided that a blog would be the best medium for that. One of the topics I studied at school was electronics and it was one of those… Read more »