Off Topic: DIY Electric Bike Build
Jun01

Off Topic: DIY Electric Bike Build

Every once in a while I get all nutty processor and build something in the garage 🙂 This time I built my own Electric bike! Started by getting a free mountain bike which was being thrown out. I had a BMX bike in the bits pile so took off the main sprocket and ground out the center hole. I got it to fit snugly onto the rear wheel. I’ve temporally held it in place with some epoxy and bolts. Here you can see the sprocket mounted on...

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Off Topic: Making A Darth Vader Wood Burner
May11

Off Topic: Making A Darth Vader Wood Burner

Welcome to my very first Off-Topic post. I’m an IT guy most of the time but when I get some spare time I love tinkering and building stuff in the garage. WARNING: DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS YOURSELF. I’M STUPID AND CUTTING INTO AN EMPTY GAS BOTTLE IS DANGEROUS! Since I am very stupid and had a few bits of metal and an empty gas bottle I had a go at making a small wood burner for the garden 🙂 Emptying the gas bottle The first task...

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