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Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 50: Bike Messenger

6/25/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, a leaky bike, old-fashioned MIDI, connect four, a show-stopping fiber optic star ceiling, R2’s guts, great rags, and technicolor CNC.

++Show Notes [Maker Update #183]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Bikelangelo: the Graffiti Maker Bike By sagarrabanana
https://www.instructables.com/id/Bikelangelo-the-Graffiti-Maker-Bike/

-=More Projects=-

Arduino Barrel Piano By gabbapeople
https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Barrel-Piano/

Related: Optical Drum Machine by John Park
https://learn.adafruit.com/spinning-disc-step-sequencer/overview

Electronic Connect Four (arduino) By Kelly Bodeman and Jack Whelan
https://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Connect-Four-arduino/

Fiber Optic Star Ceiling | Music Reactive By Centas
https://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Star-Ceiling-Music-Reactive/

Safe Box with Lockable Door by ragde54
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4460465

-=Tips & Tools=-

Making R2-D2 Part 4 // Electronics & Remote Control by Bob Clagett
https://youtu.be/qlDWWugFml8

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Essential Shop Rags!
https://www.tested.com/art/makers/908212-adam-savages-favorite-tools-essential-shop-rags/

BuildTak BT30185 Spatula Review
https://youtu.be/3SB7yfKWlGw

3D Modeling "Lazy Tutorials - For Lazy People, By Lazy People"
https://www.core77.com/posts/100294/3D-Modeling-Lazy-Tutorials-For-Lazy-People-By-Lazy-People

Button box for 12mm switches and buttons by agmcmll
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4183553

Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales - Issue #51
https://www.getrevue.co/profile/garethbranwyn/issues/gareth-s-tips-tools-and-shop-tales-issue-51-255483

How to Easily Sharpen Spade Bits to like New Condition by See Jane Drill
https://youtu.be/IfOphkRskNI

4K LoFi Technicolor Vibes by Dom Riccobene
https://youtu.be/85zwm21IDys

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Basics of NTC and PTC Thermistors
https://youtu.be/D2SWOVWMdU8

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