Category Archives: SupplyResources

4 Drawer Resistor Storage

Storing resistors can be a little bit of a pain. If you just drop them all in the same bin, you won’t be able to find the correct value when you need it. Many electronics benches dedicate a lot of space to storing each resistor value in its own drawer. This can be a challenge if you only have a few of a particular value, or if you need to add to the system after the drawers have been ordered.

I’ve been using a simple drawer system for storing resistors, and this has worked for me over at least a decade of experimenting in several different spaces. Continue reading

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Grocery Feedbag

Making a grocery bag out of this ‘plastic burlap’ material was pretty easy, and took a bit more than an hour. The design of the bag includes a square, flat bottom. Sewing this panel on was fairly challenging. It would probably be much easier to turn the material inside out, and sew the bottom in one straight line. The bag wouldn’t sit flat on the floor as easily as it does not, but the bag would be much simpler to sew.
Bags like this would be good to use as a fundraiser, and people who are interested in horses would find lots of uses for such a sturdy bag Continue reading

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Parts to Harvest from Kiddie Cars

Inside kid’s ride on toys, you can find a great collection of parts for projects. Depending on what toy you have, you may find electric motors, gearboxes, batteries, chargers, motor controllers and more. Continue reading

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