Some Assembly Required – Leaf Blower Hovercraft

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2400 Articles

If you’re looking for a bare-bones hovercraft build, this take on the familiar leaf-blower design from ENGINEERING.com is about as minimal as it gets. Besides the leaf blower, it’s just a couple circles of plywood, a lawn chair, and a shower curtain for the skirt. [Thanks, Dad!]

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