Category Archives: Project

Swollen Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries are in the news for all the wrong reasons at the moment, and not for the first time. We noticed that one of our batteries was a little swollen compared to the others. It seemed to be working OK though. We decided to open up the outer wrap to see if it was […]

Wooden Bicycle Pump

Well not quite, but a wooden handle anyway. We don’t just do bits and bytes at TOG! The bicycle pump handle broke and it seemed a shame to dump an otherwise perfectly good pump. So with a bit of nice round wood cut from an old roller blind pole, we made a new handle. Drilled […]

More lathe work

Our lathe is finally getting some good use! This time, a small part was made from aluminium, a coupling for connecting two pieces of tubing for the water cooling system in the upcoming CNC router project. It will replace the existing temporary hose-and-clamps hack. A piece of bar stock was clamped in a 4 jaw […]

Ebike Charger Lead

Nothing much to see here! A quick weekend afternoon hack. The ebike power supply died, so time to knock up a cable to charge the battery from a variable power supply. A 3-pin XLR socket, a fuse holder with a 5A fuse and a diode for reverse current protection. A bit of soldering and heatshrink […]

EMF2016 Badge Tog App

After receiving badge we had to share the Duck love, just waiting for it to be added to badge market but giving you a quick preview. Keep an eye out for it. [Show slideshow]  

Lasersaur fixed

First of all great to have community like Lasersaur after lots of cutting over last 3 weeks we started to have some issues with our Lasersaur we thought we had broken the focus lense however it just needed a good clean. Even after this we where still not getting very far after suggestions fromĀ Fab Lab […]