Ideas & plans Archive

Gallery of timing belt clamp ideas for linear motion

There are several ways to clamp open loop timing belt ends together. Here are few of them gathered into one post with images and some with comments. Just a quick overview for ideas and images for quick reference. It could be helpful when you don’t know yet what method to use for clamping. Since most of

DIY lightbox- My idea and building

I finally finished my DIY light box. I had frame already assembled few months ago. That frame was built using diy aluminium corners and threaded bars. I have written about it in a separate post. I’ll share some photos how I built it. Parts used in my DIY lightbox It was cheap to build. Here are parts

Threaded rod joint using aluminium square tube

Just a quick and robust threaded rod joint idea I wanted to share in case someone is looking for inspiration. I needed simple cube shaped construction and decided to make it out of threaded rods. It’s not accurate since holes are in offset, but I didn’t need actual cube so I am fine with it.

Tabbing solar cells together using this simple jig

Here is a simple solution to align and fixate cells while tabbing solar cells together using common tile spacers. This is very good because I can focus on soldering cells instead how they are aligned and fixed.

Simple wooden stool built using boards

We needed something to be used in kitchen (to grab stuff from upper shelf). I also had some spare boards lying around. Simple wooden stool happened. Seems rigid enough and its in use daily. Now I use it to also as a bench to cut wood with jigsaw. Blade moves between the board gaps.  

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