I’m one of Pumping Station: One’s newest members. Ever since I attended my first meeting I fell in love with the atmosphere and people. One of the first ideas I had was to figure out a way to reuse some of the old projects that are just gathering dust.
My idea came to me when Mitch Altman stopped by the space to teach a soldering lesson. One of the kits that were offered was Adafruit’s mini POV. This got me inspired to find a way to use the spoke POV kits that were currently on the TRON bike. So I found an old fan, and replaced the blades with a scroll-cut plywood frame and attached the spoke pov kits to it. After the POVs were attached I took some L brackets and extended the front cover so it would fit over the POVs.
So without further ado, Pumping Station: One’s newest fan: