Category Archives: Projects

K7NVH PoE PDU

A little while ago, I posted about using surface mount stencils for the first time on a new project. I’ve been able to get a couple of the units completed, and with some help from a friend with milling the … Continue reading

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Cheap Wall Rack

After putting together the ESD protection bar for my PoE devices, I decided that I wanted to reduce the number of ethernet runs I had strung across the garage, so I took some scrap bits of lumber, and made a … Continue reading

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2017 Balloon Launch

This last weekend I went over with the class from UW and helped out with the annual high altitude balloon launch. I flew a position tracking payload, as well as a camera that got some pretty nice photos. Check out … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Stencils

I’ve been working on a project recently that calls for a pretty sizable board, with a fair number of parts on it (4″ x 10″ board size). Traditionally when I’ve assembled these boards, I’ve either used wire solder and soldered … Continue reading

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Propane Burner

While charcoal and a blower works OK for the aluminum melting projects I’ve been doing, I was getting frustrated with the mess, hassle, and cost of that setup. The charcoal created ashes that sometimes got into the aluminum and needed … Continue reading

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