Raspberry Pi seems to be picking up in popularity, especially for Makers, Hobbyist and people who like to tinker and wanna explore new ways to create things.
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.
Recycling and Upcycling term had been used in KakiDIY’s posts a lot. And even we ourselves tend to get the terms wrong. So, this little infographic was created to clear up the confusion between these 2.
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.
Quadcopters and Multirotors always fascinated us at KakiDIY. From our first off the shelf China made Quadcopter (WLToys V303) to the more advanced DJI Phantom 2 complete with FPV and Gimbal, we were trying to get more from the quadcopter and so we started to build our own.
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.
Here’s a simple guide to get your WhatsApp on your PC browser.
Sadly, its currently limited to Chrome browser on the PC and iOS is not available yet.
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/
Plastic Dip is gaining its popularity over its rubbery after effects and mainly because the paint can later be removed leaving no harm to the original surface. Perfect for temporarily changing colours of your gadgets or as some car enthusiast does, the whole car is sprayed with plastic dip!
For today’s DIY, lets plastic dip a mobile gadget : The Yes4G Huddle XS
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?