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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."

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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 »


Rainwater pours out of the gutter and onto a series of rings, which channel the water down to the ground Read more »


Inside the box a bunch of magic happens, and out comes a fine glass of wine. Read more »


Solar power is a great way to get electricity out to a remote project site. Read more »


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