Here’s a sneak preview of an upcoming MIDI sequencer learning guide that will demonstrate how to do metal inlay for use as capacitive touch buttons. The Arduino MIDI sequencer library used in the video is available for download, and the learning guide should be available very soon!
The title of the video is a reference to the 1978 book, “Make a Chair from a Tree” by Jennie Alexander. The book is out of print, but many of the green woodworking techniques used in the video can be found in “Green Woodworking” by Drew Langsner, and “Make a Joint Stool from a Tree” by Jennie Alexander and Peter Follansbee.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.