Pete Prodoehl

I occasionally create things...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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This user joined on 02/24/2014.

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Things I've Built


The Turndrawble is a turntable that creates drawings. You can control the speed of platter rotation and the angle of the arm using two knobs. It draws on 12″ diameter circular pieces of paper.

QWERTY Keyboard

A fully-functional laser-cut QWERTY keyboard. (Though some debate the term "fully-functional". Ahem.) More fun here:

Pizza Bagel Bot

The folks at Pumping Station: One in Chicago held a "Dumb Robot Competition for Dummies" so I built a dumb robot. More fun here:


The Make A Sketch features an Arduino-based controller and a Processing application that work together to function like an old Etch A Sketch. More fun here:


A fairly simple drawing robot using just two servos and a bunch of 3D printed parts. More fun here:

Pop-Up Go(at) Controller

For those times you need a goat (or something else) to pop up behind a building (or something else.) More fun here:

The Hammer of Futility

We use tools and machines to extend the reach of the human body. Our expectations do not always live up to our dreams. More fun here:

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Daren Schwenke wrote 03/25/2019 at 16:32 point

Thank you for the Like of my #Parametric Box Generator project!

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Daren Schwenke wrote 03/01/2019 at 02:01 point

Thank you Pete for the Like/Follow on my #Blooming Rose and #Arcus-3D-P1 - Pick and Place for 3D printers projects.  I'll get back to the latter eventually...

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Ryan Bailey wrote 06/04/2017 at 22:54 point

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Alex Rich wrote 05/28/2015 at 23:58 point

thanks for the skull/follow!

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