Cyclon lawn tractor plow

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

47 Articles

By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

47 Articles

Snow is on the minds (and driveways) for us in the northeast, so Johngineer couldn’t help but to cylon-up a lawn tractor snow plow. He writes:

Back in September I attended the Open Hardware Summit — Everybody who attended got a swag-bag of goodies. Included among these was a Larson Scanner by Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. So, for the past 3 months, I’ve been trying to decide what to attach it to. I thought about using it in a pumpkin, but that’s been done way better than I could ever do it. So I finally decided to stick it on my dad’s lawn tractor — in this case, just in time for a huge 20-inch snowfall.

For now, it’s just stuck in there with gaffer’s tape. I need to wire it up and fasten it permanently to the grille. Shouldn’t be too hard, though. Maybe when it’s warmer.

In the Maker Shed:

Makershedsmall

MKEMS7-4.jpg

Larson Scanner Kit

Explore More From Make: