Home-Made Digital Clock

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Here’s what I’ve been busy with today: It’s a home-made digital clock using an Arduino micro-controller and a 16×2 LCD display! For now, it’s just merely a clock with a simple user interface where you can easily adjust the time by pressing the buttons below the screen. I’m actually in the midst of programming an alarm. I’ve added speakers (the …

Cat World!

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I really should be doing my work, but this is just too cool not to share. I’ve been trying to get a cat cage so that I can adopt a little kitten. It’ll be nice for my part-time pet cat to have more friends to play with. And… Auntie Winnie (the auntie who feeds strays) has an enormous cage full …

Table Lamp Project

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Over the past three weeks, I’ve been busy building my own table lamp. Unfortunately, I can’t seem to find the table lamp that I wanted. I remember seeing a particular design months ago, but I couldn’t find it on sale again. So I decided, it’s probably better to build my own. The first thing I did was to go to …

DIY Magnetic Buttons!

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The most useful and amazing skill that I’ve learn while serving National Service is this: learning how to make your own labels and magnetic buttons with ordinary stationary. Yeah… I was a clerk during my NS. Both my knee caps came out and thus the downgrade (and I’m crazy enough to do kungfu!). Anyway… This has been one of the …

DIY Todo List Stand

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Got a really awesome idea while browsing through Muji. They were selling a memopad designed as a TODO list. Then it occured to me that I could just make one page like that, put it behind a piece of plastic (so that I can erase and re-write, thereby saving on resources), in an up-right position, and I’d have my own …