Category Craft

NodeMCU clock

NodeMCU Clock

I’m experimenting using a NodeMCU microcontroller & OLED display to make a clock. This version connected to WiFi and then asks a Network Time server for the time. It displays the time on the OLED display. I’m programming the NodeMCU…

Plaster of Paris with mica pigment

Candlesticks

I’ve been experimenting colouring my plaster of Paris candlesticks with mica pigment. That’s the stuff sold for making soap, cosmetics & candles. The results are very pleasing. I’m adding 5% pigment by dry weight to the plaster before adding plaster…

Another candlestick design

Candlestick

This is a shorter version of the candlestick I made a couple of weeks ago. The design is similar, a little shorter. I also noticed that, viewed head-on, the cup of the original design didn’t look attached to the stem,…

3D Printed candlestick project

I designed this candlestick in SketchUP and my 3D printer is printing part of the mould as I type. The candlestick is designed to fit 50mm diameter candles. When all the parts are printed I will cast cast candlesticks in…