Swiss Army knife is the companion for Outdoor lovers, Adventure seekers and DIY enthusiasts for many years. Won’t it be cool if the Swiss Army knife opens out keys instead of knifes and tool? These days there are ready made kit to convert your keys to swiss army style key chains, however it is kinda pricey.
As part of KakiDIY’s community outreach, one of our focus in 2015 was to assist, incubate and accelerate entrepreneurs and startups. Since the Maker Faire 2014 in Penang last year, KakiDIY saw a potential in a talented DIY craft maker who likes to share the creation with family and friends. Through some mentoring, collaborating in showcase events and some sales booth, MC Arts & Craft was founded.
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.
KakiDIY was invited to exhibit in the 2014 Penang Mini Maker Faire. An article was written ahead of the show introducing KakiDIY to the the faire : http://makerfairepenang.com/2014/10/28/recycle-reduce-and-reuse-the-kakidiy-way/
This is an ultimate DIY tool a passionate DIY person must carry with them all the time. A credit card sized carbon steel knife! How does that sound?
Here’s an ultra simple method to wall mount your gadgets such as multi-gang extension cable, clocks, racks, router, smoke detectors and etc… Not all the devices comes with a mounting guide or a template. The traditional method was to trace the back of the device and then mark it on the wall to drill them. Here’s a more accurate way to get it right. Continue reading “Simple way to wall mount gadgets” »
Buying off-shelf photo frames may be expensive and for large size like poster sized or custom sized it might be a little difficult. Nothing stopped Jacky PhotoGraphies from making their own low cost, functional poster frames.
These can be used to pin up photos, creative calendars, as a notice board and etc…
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.
What if you took over an old office and you were left over with some tools but missing all the essential parts? For example this vacuum cleaner and an old water scoop.
Read more to see how these parts were savaged and made to work together. Continue reading “Vacuum Fixing” »