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This little crafty helper looks useful, not bad for $3.99 and/or be re-made from stuff you have… – “This flexible little magnifying glass attaches right to your finger, enlarging your view for sewing, knitting, crafts, and hobby projects. Great for splinters too! Polypropylene with 5X magnifying power. Adjusts to fit most fingers. 3″ long x 1″ wide.” [via] – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Tercero says:

    DO I get free Ginsu knives if I order in the next 5 minutes?

    Pretty lame. It’s a magnifying glass. Can I post a link to my site for people to buy dollar store crap. I could use the traffic.

  2. philliptorrone says:

    i post stuff like this to give folks ideas on re-making things hence the “and/or be re-made from stuff you have”

  3. Tercero says:

    Phillip. If you’re a maker. Wouldn’t you already just own a pair of helping hands (google if you don’t know what they are)? Anything stuck to the end of your thumb is going to wiggle, making it harder to see.

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