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Jason Poel Smith

Jason Poel Smith

My name is Jason Poel Smith. I have an undergraduate degree in Engineering that is 50% Mechanical Engineering and 50% Electrical Engineering. I have worked in a variety of industries from hydraulic aerial lifts to aircraft tooling. I currently spend most of my time chasing around my new baby. In my spare time I make the how-to series "DIY Hacks and How Tos."

Latest from Jason Poel Smith


What do you do with a bunch of small fans? You combine them into one big fan. Read more »


I modifiedĀ a wireless doorbell system to turn on a light in addition to playing a tone. Read more »


When a key stick is removed, the entire structure flies apart. Read more »


Build your own personal soda fountain that will refill your drink from across the room. Read more »


I give a very brief overview of how to create sound effects, how to record them, and even how you can automate sound effects. Read more »


Have you ever wanted to be able to punch through a brick wall? Well you probably can. All you need is a pair of heavy-duty gauntlets to add some weight and focus all the force to a narrow point. It is like wearing a sledge hammer on each arm. This... Read more »

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With this remote kill switch, Jason Poel Smith shows how to build a transmitter to cut off the juice to any device from a distance. Read more »


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