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In this video from Core77, designer Taylor McKenzie-Veal uses a toaster, a two-part wooden mold, and a bit of compressed air to turn an empty sports drink bottle into a plastic piggy bank.  So much win.  [via adafruit]

This Little Piggy — Taylor McKenzie-Veal Design

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Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I write for MAKE, serve as Technical Editor for MAKE magazine, and develop original DIY content for Make: Projects.


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  1. Dangit, someone beat me to it.. i was thinking of making 2 liter bottle re-blows of molds of peoples heads! good to know the idea is sound!

    1. Sean Ragan says:

      I hate it when that happens. Do it anyway, and make it yours. Improve it. I like the head idea.

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