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Get started with robots and electronics

This blog is here to help you learn to build electronics, robots and other mechatronics projects. I’ll be posting my own projects here, along with some reviews of the tools you’ll need to start building your own projects.

Some of the latest posts

My home automation build with Home Assistant

Over the summer I’ve started automating my home and can’t stop automating! It’s been running for a few months now and I’m pretty satisfied with the result, so it was now the time to share it. What got me started is that here in Quebec, our heat is mostly electrical with baseboards, so one thermostat…

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A quick introduction to OpenSCAD for 3D printing

I’ve purchased an Ender 3 Pro 3D printer some time ago, but I only did a few demos prints at the time. I didn’t know where to start designing my own models, so the printer sat there collecting dust. The whole process of learning to model just to create a custom print sounded like a…

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Building the Geekcreit® DIY L298N Autonomous Robot Car

A few weeks ago while I was shopping on Banggood for new parts I wanted to try out, I came across this great robot kit from Geekcreit. The Geekcreit┬« L298N 2WD Motor Ultrasonic Robot Car Kit (Banggood) is based on an Arduino board and includes many parts I was looking to purchase separately such as:…

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Who is behind this site?

My name is Cindy and I’m a fullstack web developer with a background in electronics. I’ve started building my own projects again after a pause of many years, and I want to share them with you so we can learn together.

Product reviews

Electronics Tools

All the tools, odds and ends you’ll need to get started building electronics on your own workbench.

Fabrication

When you’re ready to make bigger objects, here are some fun machines to consider to help you build parts.