June 2018 Update

Well as much as I intended to do at least one article each month, Uni yet again has gotten in the way. To be honest I am having second thoughts about university and have been for months. Following an incident at uni recently I will have a solid answer in a few days as to […]

Building your own Spot Welder

As a follow on from the post about microwave oven transformers, this project is one of many uses for such a transformer. Usually they are rated for 1 kW so with a bit of modification can provide the high current necessary to fuse metal pieces together. Firstly you will need to remove the high voltage […]

Tools and Their Uses

HAMMER; Originally employed as a weapon of war, the hammer nowadays is used as a kind of divining rod to locate expensive parts not far from the object we are trying to hit. MECHANIC’S KNIFE; Used to open and slice through the contents of cardboard cartons delivered to your front door; works particularly well on […]

Backyard Aluminium Casting.

After seeing numerous videos on YouTube and randomly melting down some old Aluminium beverage cans I had laying around, I thought it would be fun to try and cast Aluminium and try to alloy it with metals like Zinc and Tin due to their low melting points. I built a small furnace from cinder blocks […]

Adjusting your cheap Chinese Generator

These generators are sold under many different brand names but are all built using the same design, making this guide relevant to many cheap Chinese gasoline generators based on the “Chonda” gasoline engine with an inbuilt automatic voltage regulator (AVR). The following info may be useful if you want to attempt to parallel two generators […]

Homebrew Phase Converter

In this guide I will show you a simple way of producing 3 phase electricity from a single phase supply. Firstly, Only attempt this if you know exactly what you are doing. Daktologist Industries is not responsible if you somehow manage to electrocute yourself, damage your equipment or burn down your house/workshop or otherwise fuck […]