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Radiator Heater
This clever ceramic slab would make a good (re)make – [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. inedible says:

    Yes, that’s it, I need a kiln.

  2. rob cruickshank says:

    Hmmm. The lid on a toilet tank doesn’t really do anything, other than keep the cats from getting a drink. It’d work just fine, with a few circles of caulking to hold the coffee in place. Might not look as fancy…

  3. Anonymous says:

    This will actually make your radiators a lot less efficient by blocking convective air flow over the blades.

  4. Yabbo says:

    Probably the neatest take on ambient radiator heat I saw was in home built around the 1920-30s.

    The radiator had a “cut out” on the top where there was a bread box sized tin box with a door on it and a dial thermometer. The idea was you could bring your dinner to the table but keep it warm on the radiator while you ate.