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DIY: Thurston Moore’s Drone Guitar Project

Dutch experimental builder Yuri Landman creates a microtonal avant-rock playground for the former Sonic Youth axeman.

Roundup: 10 Entertaining DIY Backyard Games

Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner... and with it comes backyard barbecues and lazy summer afternoons with nothing to do. Until now. …

Solar and potential energy 'swing thing' mini machines

Can you power an electric supercar with lemon-power? It depends on the lemon-power. In the video above, science YouTuber and former NASA JPL engineer …

Make toys from cardboard boxes! Kids will LOVE these!

To celebrate Earth Day here is a collection of ten cardboard box toys – the perfect upcycling activity that everyone will love!<p><i>The following post</i> …

How to: Make a Clock from Scratch in Your Home Shop

'<b>O let not Time deceive you / You cannot conquer Time</b>,' wrote W. H. Auden, and what better way to feel the constant crushing weight of your impending …

Build a Small, Custom USB MIDI Foot Board with Arduino

As an active amateur music maker who likes to use technology with his art (thus combining two hobbies) I have been making tech to help me have more fun on stage. This has led to a programmable pedal board that connects to my digital mixer via WiFi and a multi-track recorder to automatically record …

Working with Cardboard: Tips to Cut, Fold, Mold, and Papier-Mâché

Cardboard can be found all around you. You can rip it, bend it, cut it, or even shape it with a laser cutter. Using a projector, you can transfer papercraft designs onto cardboard to scale-up fun slot-and-tab projects.<p><b>Board Types</b><br>When we talk about cardboard, most of the time we’re actually …

Make Your Own Homegrown Hooch With This All-Copper Still

In case you haven't kept up-to-date with your Moonshiners viewing, yes, it's currently perfectly <b>illegal</b> to distill your own spirits here in the …

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This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

Concerns, tests, relief | Details

I was a bit concerned about the design choices in this project. I intend to put a lot of heating elements in a tiny enclosure with no way to evacuate …

Antbo Arduino Robot Can Be Built By Anyone (video)

A new affordable DIY robotic kit has been launched over on Indiegogo this week in the form of Antbo, an insect Arduino robot that is easy enough for …

Build Your Own Speedy Little Linux-Powered DIY Router

Building your own router might sound like a fools errand, but Ars Technica found that it was not only pretty simple, it also produced better results …

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

How to Make a Wooden Speaker For Your Phone

This DIY speaker makes an attractive and rugged dance party companion.<p>Your iPhone's dinky speaker will suffice for speakerphone calls and listening to podcasts while you cook, but it's hardly adequate for properly enjoying music. Bluetooth portable speakers are a great solution, sure. But for …