Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 49: Bending the Rules

6/18/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, a robotic golf club, cheating at Scrabble, a tetrahedron for your head, a really long gripper, and see-through Arduino.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #182]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Robotic Golf Club by Shane Wighton
https://hackaday.com/2020/06/11/a-robotic-golf-club-to-possibly-boost-your-game/

-=More Projects=-

Winning Scrabble With Raspberry Pi by Wayne Covell
https://youtu.be/gcsv1fnDZzU
https://github.com/wazcov/devscover-youtube/tree/master/scrabble

Tetrahedral LED Hat (Deichkind Style) V1 By Kuchbert
https://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedral-LED-Hat-Deichkind-Style-V1/

This Robot Arm gets really REALLY Long by Allen Pan
https://youtu.be/33GQ2vgASBk

See-Through Arduino UNO By jiripraus
https://www.instructables.com/id/See-Through-Arduino-UNO/

-=Tips & Tools=-

MIT App Inventor
https://appinventor.mit.edu/

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Awesome Circle Drawing Tools!
https://www.tested.com/art/makers/907945-adam-savages-favorite-tools-awesome-circle-drawing-tools/

Breadboard-friendly button from AtomSoft
https://blog.oshpark.com/2020/06/10/tindie-breadboard-friendly-button-from-atomsoft/

Making a Small Parts Storage Rack by Get Hands Dirty
https://youtu.be/iDJ-9dyQ4WY

Rotating Vise V shape jaws by revsin
https://blog.adafruit.com/2020/06/11/mini-vise-timelapse-3dthursday-3dprinting/
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4300167

Customizable revised Ultimate Box Maker by jbebel
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2938921

To Protect Drive-Thru Workers, a Simple, Mechanical, Extendable Window Tray
https://www.core77.com/posts/100089/To-Protect-Drive-Thru-Workers-a-Simple-Mechanical-Extendable-Window-Tray

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

WiFi – Tech Basics
https://youtu.be/aDIsMRZfh94

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