Category Archives: SpikenzieLabs

Button fall apart..  Whipped up a quick little batch of 2 part epoxy to set this switch on a piece of acrylic.  Checking to see if it was set, it basically totally fell apart.  I was planning on taking a peek inside the housing anyway, so it wasn’t a total waste of time. Next time, glue gun!

Laser Cut Stenciling for SMT PCB DIY Solder Pasting

Through-Hole soldering is fast, fun and easy.  The parts you populate your PCB’s with are the very same ones you can pull from your breadboard once your project is finished, and you are ready to make a permanent version. What if the components end up taking up too much space for the size of your product? What if… Read More »

The Solder : Time II Watch

After the incredible success of the Solder : Time, we compiled the majority of what was on people’s wish lists for the next version of our Solder : Time Watch. After a great deal of brainstorming, component sourcing, code-wrangling, and laser cut prototyping, we unveiled the Solder : Time II at MakerFaire Bay Area 2012. Feature List: •… Read More »

The Music Challenge Box – Created for CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person

Oftentimes we get approached to help with a project, and sometimes we are given the mandate to ‘Make Something Awesome’.  Here is one of those times. For CBC’s game show “Canada’s Smartest Person” we were contracted to create an on-set prop that is actually a functioning music guessing device.  The purpose of this, is to test ones musical… Read More »