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by dojogube
Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building a Tardis Console for my son.
Replies: 19
Views: 5236

Re: Building a Tardis Console for my son.

It's uncharacteristically cold in Texas. Once it warms up again Ill finish the wooden parts of the console. In the meantime I am gathering the initial parts to get the servo roughed out. I have decided to use a drill press and pattern to cut uniform 1/4 holes in the center PVC tube. I'll then clean ...
by dojogube
Mon Dec 22, 2014 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building a Tardis Console for my son.
Replies: 19
Views: 5236

Re: Building a Tardis Console for my son.

First, thanks for your input and suggestions. I can see that I am in the right place for guidance. The light spirit and humor assure me that all men including me still have wonder and youth inside. My original thoughts were to bundle together two stacks of led tube lights. (See drawing) As the pisto...
by dojogube
Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building a Tardis Console for my son.
Replies: 19
Views: 5236

Re: Building a Tardis Console for my son.

Thanks very much for the suggestions! It was suggested to me that I use a piston type configuration with the lights bundled together sitting atop of the piston. I have a very limited grasp of what I am doing , and can actually visualize this concept so I'd like to try it. I'm going to use this motor...
by dojogube
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building a Tardis Console for my son.
Replies: 19
Views: 5236

Building a Tardis Console for my son.

The center of the Console needs a device that when activated will lift a set of light tubes up and down approximately 8-10". The light tubes weigh approximately 4lbs. I have 120v run to the center of the console and stepped down to 12v using a computer power supply. Any suggestions would be apprecia...