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Some interesting and maybe not so interesting DIY projects

June 2024
Delta Pulse, Sniffer XR-71 pulse induction metal detector

DIY Pulse Induction Metal Detector NH-173 PRO

Based on the infamous Sniffer XR-71 / Delta Pulse detectors, I have designed a...
2024-06-12
September 2023
combine photography with AI

Photography combined with AI

This is my first node workflow for Invoke AI 3.1.1. It was really intimidating...
2023-09-18
May 2023
young boy in star wars universe

Easy LyCORIS extraction from Dreambooth

I finally had access to an “NVIDIA RTX 3090 (24GB VRAM)” for my old...
2023-05-10
December 2022

Stable Diffusion AI

I’ve only recently gotten into Stable Diffusion AI 1.5 but I’m already overwhelmed by...
2022-12-26
September 2022
Pocket 6K Sekonic calibration

Pocket 6K display calibration + Sekonic C-800

Yesterday I found a trick on how to use my old X-Rite i1Display Pro...
2022-09-05
blackmagic design pocket 6k display calibration

Blackmagic Pocket 6K display calibration

I found a simple trick on how to calibrate your Blackmagic Design Pocket 6K...
2022-09-04
February 2022
Studio VFLAT

DIY Studio VFLATs

I made some sturdy VFLATs for my studio from thick Styrofoam boards and 3d...
2022-02-27
DIY Gobo Projector Godox AD100 Pro

DIY Gobo Projector Godox AD100 Pro

I made an update on how to get better results with the Godox V1...
2022-02-19
DIY gel holder

DIY Gel holder Godox AD300Pro

I got me some of these new compact & foldable Godox softboxes AD-S60S, AD-S65W,...
2022-02-12
Profoto D2 color gels

Profoto D1/D2/B1 custom fitting gels

Just found an easy way on how to use gels without using gaffer tape...
2022-02-10
DIY GRID GODOX

DIY GRID GODOX V1 / AD200

The included honeycomb grid in the Godox AK-R1 Kit was too wide and not...
2022-02-03
September 2021
godox gp-v1 gobo projector

DIY Gobo Projector Godox V1 / AD200

I wanted a small and compact gobo projector for my flashes Godox V1 and...
2021-09-19
August 2021

Astrophotography with Pocket 6K

The Blackmagic Design Pocket 6K camera is so versatile. Lately I used it to...
2021-08-12
July 2021
Minelab GP-Extreme

Minelab GP-Extreme Battery Mod

I took out my old Minelab GP Extreme from the year 2000 to give...
2021-07-31
April 2021
Zodiac Nozzle

Sparks N’Flames

I got my new Kickstarter Zodiac Nozzles and couldn’t resist. I had to take...
2021-04-07
March 2021
moon with 3d printed telescope adapter

3d printed telescope adapter

Some days ago I got a couple of old IDS UI-3251LE-C-HQ / UI-3581LE-C-HQ industrial...
2021-03-31
reverse macro lens

Reverse lens macro technique

Need extreme close-up shots of tiny objects in your video? You’re on a budget...
2021-03-08
macro fly microscope lens

Microscope lenses on Pocket 6K

I was having fun lately with some normal macro photography and was curious if...
2021-03-04
February 2021
Trianglelab tv-6 plated copper nozzle

3D Printer Nozzle tips

I’ve ordered different V6 nozzles for my original Prusa MK3 and wanted to take...
2021-02-22
January 2021
silicone bed level mod prusa mk3

Silicone Bed Level Mod Prusa MK3

On my original Prusa MK3 (assembled by Prusa) I had a bed variance of...
2021-01-17
sorbothane hemisphere

Sorbothane feet for 3D Printer

I always wanted to do this mod using sorbothane feet on my Prusa MK3...
2021-01-16
brittle pa-cf parts

Properly hydrate Nylon/PA-CF parts

In some cases you have to hydrate your Nylon PA-CF 3D printed parts or...
2021-01-12
esun pa-cf mk3 extruder part

My recipe for 3D printing with eSUN PA-CF

I am by no means an expert in printing with nylon filaments but I...
2021-01-09

E3D Nozzle-X temperature difference

I just swapped my original E3D brass nozzle on my Prusa MK3 with a...
2021-01-07
August 2020
VR PDW/RIFLE with interchangeable magnetic holder for Oculus Rift-S / Quest

Oculus Gunstock PDW VR

I’ve finished designing my own VR Gunstock PDW / RIFLE MK4 for Oculus Rift-S...
2020-08-11
April 2020

BMPCC 4K / 6K Sun Hood

Sun Hood and Viewfinder for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K & 6K I’ve made...
2020-04-14
February 2020

HoloBoxV2 for Smartphones

I’ve designed my own vertical Holobox for Smartphones, based on Pepper’s ghost illusion technique....
2020-02-27
January 2020

AirManagerV2 for 3D Printing enclosure

After I saw the video from Zortrax about their HEPA Cover Filtering Device (watch...
2020-01-13
June 2019
deflector bracked 3d printed

DIY Elinchrom Rotalux deflector bracket for GODOX AD400PRO

I’ve bought the amazing GODOX AD400PRO with Elinchrom mount. But I soon realized, that...
2019-06-01
December 2018
cookie cutter

3D printed nasty christmas cookie cutters

I’ve designed and 3d printed some funny & nasty christmas cookie cutters on my...
2018-12-10
November 2018

Perfect 3D printer enclosure for PRUSA i3 MK3

I’ve found the perfect enclosure for my Prusa i3 MK3 3D printer (no modification...
2018-11-07
May 2018

CoinPhotoBox v2.0 Prototype for Smartphones

Finished today my new CoinPhotoBox v2.0 prototype for smartphones. Now with illuminated removable rulers!...
2018-05-29
January 2018

Custom Foam Insert Canon C200 + Accessories

I’ve designed my own custom foam insert in AutoCad for my Canon C200 +...
2018-01-23
November 2017

Arduino – diy 4 axis motion controller

Arduino based 4 axis Motion Controller My diy T400 Motion Controller by Cyberdyne Systems...
2017-11-15
April 2017

A creative way to use Edelkrone equipment

Here is how I use the old Edelkrone equipment in a creative way. I...
2017-04-27
January 2017

360 Stabilizer – Kraken36 v1.1 Adapter for DJI Osmo Mobile

Finished Kraken36 v1.1 Adapter for Samsung Gear 360 + DJI Osmo Mobile. UPDATE: Wanna...
2017-01-19
December 2016

360 Stabilizer – DJI Osmo Mobile Prototype Adapter for 360

Here is my finished 360 Stabilizer – DJI Osmo Mobile prototype adapter “Kraken36v1” for...
2016-12-16

360 Stabilizer = DJI Osmo Mobile + Samsung Gear 360

I’ve succeeded to built my own special adapter for the DJI Osmo Mobile gimbal....
2016-12-07
June 2015

Finished hardcase with custom foam inserts

From the AutoCad drawing to the finished product. Everything looks and fits perfectly. This...
2015-06-21

Custom foam Inserts for my edelkrone equipment

Today I’ve designed my own custom foam inserts in AutoCad for my cheap knockoff...
2015-06-07
May 2015

Pizza cardboard viewfinder for BMCC / BMPC4K

Yesterday we shot outside in sunny daylight with the BMPC4K and of course I...
2015-05-15
October 2014

Sony Cyber-shot F828 IR Magnet Hack in 2 seconds!

I needed this camera today with IR mode on full manual control but it...
2014-10-02
February 2014

Built myself some professional DIY KinoFlo’s

In the last few days I’ve built myself a couple of 4ft 4Bank professional...
2014-02-05
December 2013

Motion Controlled Dolly + CODE

I’ve got a couple of requests to upload the Arduino Code for my Motion...
2013-12-02