In This Issue ...
10 Building the KReduCNC
by Michael Simpson
As we continue our build, it’s time to go over the
procedures to tune and break-in our CNC machine.
16 Animatronics for the Do-It-Yourselfer
by Steve Koci
Puppeteering Animatronic Characters
The ultimate compliment you can pay an animatronic
character creator is to say that you -- at least temporarily --
believed his/her creation was alive! With the advancement
and accessibility of technology to the garage builder these
days, it’s getting easier to incorporate the lifelike
movements that simulate a living and breathing creature.
34 What’s a Hacker Lab?
by Joseph Kugelmass
Need a place to create, innovate, and collaborate with
fellow makers, DIYers, and professionals? Then, you need
to check out HackerLab: a place where technology comes
into its own, as something accessible, limitless, and
personal -- all at once.
38 Self-Diagnostics for Your
by John Blankenship
Discover some concepts to help you develop an internal
self-testing program for your mechatron.
42 Serving Raspberry Pi —
Starting on Indoor Positioning
by William Henning
If a robot can tell where it is, it can be a lot more useful.
46 The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
Understanding and Balancing Propellers
Find out everything you need to know about propellers (but
were afraid to ask) and how to balance them to have the
best flight experience.
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