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.
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.
These microbots looked familiar? You can easily see them in major toy stores. Here’s how you can make them using easily available household products.
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.