How to machine / make a custom sonic screwdriver out of aluminum with Arduino inside.
This Instructable documents the creation of two custom Sonic Screwdrivers for two very special people in my life. They are huge Doctor Who fans and I could not resist making this for them.
Please note this project made use of metal working machinery (Mill and Lathe).
Material: 6061 aluminum, black delrin (acetal) and glass
Electronics: ATTiny85, custom PCB, 4 AG13 batteries, ear bud speakers, 2 SMD LEDs
Programming platform: Arduino
Here is a video
Step 1: Fabrication
Places to look for machining tools: