“According to our feedback survey, not more than 40 percent of the things are actually repaired at these events,” Johnson says. “But everyone, whether attending as volunteers or people looking to get things fixed, 100 percent of them answered that they learned something new.”
KakiDIY is honoured to have BFM 89.9 the business station interviewing our founder Johnson Lam on KakiDIY and the KakiRepair movement.
KakiDIY built our own 3D printer.
It was a Micromake Kit which runs off an Arduino board on a Delta design. It took us 4 hours in the span of 2 days to assemble it due to some modification required as there are mismatched parts and we are dashing in and out for our meetings.
Recently KakiDIY supported BarCamp Penang. It was an awesome event, we took back more than just great experience, learning and friendship. We took back the banners as souvenirs. As the banners are made out of good quality tarpaulin, we decided to make something out of it. Upcycling it into a tent would be simple and straightforward!
KakiDIY took up this challenge to convert simple, commonly available and usually thrown away Ice Cream sticks into a functional quadcopter frame.
Here’s the step by step guide of the entire journey.
So…you have an idea about an IoT project or maybe you don’t have yet… What is Internet of things you may ask? KakiDIY like to put things into 3s (Recycle, Reduce, Reuse… for example) IoT is summarised to things, gadgets and equipments connected anytime, anywhere and anything. Meaning, via the usage of Internet, anything that is able to tap on it can communicate with each other. Making real time automation work.
Lance Armstrong shows you how to change a bicycle’s flat tire. Brought to you by Outside Magazine.
Running out of wall plugs? Or having a size that is too large or too small? Here’s a simple DIY to make your own wall plug that fits and you get to continue with your home improvement DIYs.
Jump starting a car with weak batteries are quite straightforward.
NOTE : Try to use Donor cars which are a larger engine capacity to make the jump start easier. Actually, displacement/engine capacity is not important. Just a rule of thumb for the size of the alternator… For example, in this article, the donor car is a classic Mini Cooper with upgraded 65W Alternator, enough to jump start almost any street cars.
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