Author Archives : Nick

My Old Apartment Workshop

As I mentioned in my last post, the new workshop is going to open up a lot of options for the projects I work on. Previously I had two workspaces, a 9′ (2.75m) x 3.5′ (1m) space in the spare room of my apartment and a 2.5′ (0.76m) x 4′ (1.2m) mobile […]

New Workshop!!

NC Machine Works now has a proper workshop!   I have recently moved out of an apartment and now have 300 ft2 (28.5m2) of basement workshop space that will be dedicated to NCMW projects. Having my own workshop has always been a goal of mine but living in Vancouver with […]

PCB artwork

I’ve started to get into PCB design as part of the electronics hobby and have been looking around for ideas on board layout, footprints and artwork to make my PCBs look as professional as possible. This post will focus on PBC artwork and is a compilation of examples I’ve found while doing research online.

Website setup

Well, I did it. I have a website. It turned out to be trickier than I thought it would be but that wasn’t because it was hard, only that there are so many options out there that it took some time to evaluate a handful of them and be sure […]