Links and References

We’ll use this location to put links to some of our favorite sites and online training.  Please post your favorites so we can add them as well!

Electronics Sites:

Adafruit™  Adafruit™ offers a wide range of electronic project components as well as complete documentation and Arduino™ Code and libraries to have your project up and running in minutes!

BangGood™ Note: BangGood’s customer service policy varies.  They would rather compensate you half the price of your purchase for items that are defective vice send you a replacement.

BG Micro™


Maker Shed™


Sparkfun™ brings advanced electronic components and sensors for your robot or IoT project.

Online Training and Information:

Blender™ for Noobs – Not surprisingly, learn about Blender™

Canned Mushrooms YouTube Channel – Jason Welsh posts tutorials on Blender™, Unity™, Maya™ and apparently whatever else is interesting to him

Creative Cow™ – All manner of tutorials on animation and video production)

EducateTube – Kind of like Instructables™….WARNING:  Some of this projects look to be VERY dangerous as safety seems to be an afterthought in some cases…choose wisely

Instructables™ – Pretty much any project you can think of is on this site somewhere.  Caution:  if the project looks dangerous that means it probably IS dangerous…you have been warned

Thingiverse™  – Download from over a MILLION objects for ready-made 3D printing, STL files for CNC or Laser Engraving!

Let’s Make It!™  – Learn about Arduino™ and electronics in general

tutor4u – Tutorials on Blender™, Inkscape™, GIMP™ and web programming

TinkerCad™ – great resource for designing shapes for 3D print and Electronic breadboarding for projects.  ALL AGES!

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