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Sawppy: How I Built a Rover

Sawppy: How I Built a Rover

So a while back I was browsing the internet and came upon a project by Jet Propulsion Laboratory to build your own model of the Mars Curiousity rover. It sparked my interest because I had been looking for something to do. I was a little bored. It didn’t take...
Water Level Detector

Water Level Detector

Lots of rain in Iowa lately. Lots of flooding also. In Council Bluffs, it’s not rare to see people emptying crap out of their basements after a good rain.  Here is a shot from my backyard security camera from just last week. So while I avoid a flooded basement...
Stuff Happens

Stuff Happens

A nice gentleman brought in a Samsung Galaxy Tab S TM-807V with a severly cracked screen. It was also very attached to the 3rd party plastic case/cover it was in. It was clear the Tab had not been removed from its case in a very long time.   The first warning...
Analog Meter Battery Cover

Analog Meter Battery Cover

So I bought this analog multimeter at a pawn shop for $5 and it was missing the battery cover. It seemed like a perfect opportunity to 3D print something practical instead of Star Trek ships.  I took CAD in college and I was pretty good at it. So I fired up  AutoCAD...
GPS Tracker

GPS Tracker

I am developing this GPS Tracker using an Arduino Mega 2560 and SIM808 GSM/GPRS/GPS Cellular Module. The SIM808 is basically the same sort of board you might find in a cellphone. The price varies depending on the version of the board you get. This one is a development...