Great project video from maker and industrial engineer Eric Strebel.
If you have ever owned a cheap tool you have probably had the
same experience, one of the handles broke! You options are to remove it and
attach a vice grip, or in my case make a new one!
I fix the handle by supergluing it back together and clean it up with some
body filler and add clay to the bak side to strengthen it up a bit. Then I
cast a quick silicone mold of the fixed up part. Finally I cannibalize the
metal collar from the broken handle and insert it into the new silicone to
cast a new handle.
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.