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DETROIT–When you are trying to send Hot Wheels cars through a giant loop, you can tell you’re getting a good run by the sound. If it’s consistent and quiet, like a drop of water sizzling on a hot skillet, you’re got a shot to make the loop. When you hear... Read more »

creepy crochet creatures FI

Caitlin McCormack creates detailed crochet skeletal creatures and then uses glue to give them shape. Her creations are creepy and beautiful. Read more »

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In one of the most impressive builds I’ve seen here (or ever really), former Navy electronics technician, game tester, and current stay-at-home dad Wes Swain has come up with an incredible Mario Kart-themed nursery. His grandfather (an accomplished gunsmith and general tinkerer) and his dad (a skilled artist) inspired Swain to make... Read more »

Wooden_mouse - 50

In this project, you will make your own custom wooden mouse. To make this wooden mouse, you will take apart a cheap USB mouse and salvage the electronics. The electronics will then be embedded in the bottom of a block of wood which you will form into a mouse-like shape. Although... Read more »

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FirstBuild is trying to give their community and consumers at large the opportunity to have nugget ice at home, right where they want it. Read more »

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Elliot Schultz created these animated zoetropes by embroidering fabric and spinning them on record players, and the result is hypnotizing. Read more »

This ebony ring is lovely but it's a bit fragile. And I confess that I made a backup ring this time. :-)

Our friend Jonathan Danforth, programmer, Maker Faire North Carolina founder, and avid woodworker, was heartbroken when he lost his wedding ring last weekend: I was swimming in the ocean in South Carolina and managed to lose my ring in chest-deep opaque surf. I reached out to the Treasure Hunters forum,... Read more »