New Zealander Lance Abernathy has taken his fascination with tiny things down to an even smaller level, using 3D printing to create a tiny cordless drill that’s completely functional.
The drill is just half an inch long, and two-thirds of an inc. The bit is just half a millimeter wide. Abernathy hand-soldered the electronics inside. The case took 25 minutes to print, but it took him three hours to get the wiring inside right. The tool is powered by a hearing aid battery.
Abernathy now challenging himself to make an even smaller drill, which will be a sight to behold. If you can even see it, that is. … (read more)