DIY wire bending machine

In a quick one day build, I made a 3D printed wire bending machine. I need a bunch of copper wire bridges with a specific shape, and this machine really makes fast work of it! And it can bend other shapes too…

The STEP and STL files are here:

Memory usage on microcontroller programs

This is only a short post, mostly to remind myself. When writing code for microcontrollers, memory usage is often a concern – both for flash and for RAM. Currently I am using an AVR32 processor with 512kb flash and 64kb RAM, which is plenty for a lot of applications, but in some cases particularly the RAM can become thin. Fortunately there are multiple ways to monitor memory usage, and figure out where the memory is used:

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ER collet tray

Quick one-day build: I had too many ER collets rolling around in the drawer, time for a little bit of cleaning up. I designed a simple collet tray in ViaCAD and printed it on the delta printer:

CAD files : er_trays.zip

Welcome to Code Make Share

Hi,

This is Code Make Share, a site dedicated to software and hardware projects, tool making (both SW and HW), thoughts on methodologies, and how to improve the creation processes. The purpose of this site is to collect and document my various projects as they progress. I also aim to back-fill past projects, and document the long-winded recursion I went through to build the tools to make more tools, to make even more tools, to eventually build something…

Enjoy.