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DiResta: Spoon on a Lathe

A few months back I made a spoon using the bandsaw. While I was making that spoon I was thinking...

Latest Food & Beverage Projects

Howtoons: Make Butter with Reverse Emulsion

Howtoons: Make Butter with Reverse Emulsion

Making butter is easy! All you need is...

Nick Dragotta

Cloning the Fig

Cloning the Fig

Don’t steal fruit from your neighbor’s fig tree...

Alastair Bland

  • Time Required: 2–3 Weeks

DiResta: Puzzle Box

Many years ago, I found this idea in a magic shop. It was small and made of plastic. Recently, a...

Latest Fun & Games Projects

Arduino-Powered Pinewood Derby Race Car

Arduino-Powered Pinewood Derby Race Car

John: My son is in Cub Scouts, and...

John M. Wargo and August M. Wargo

  • Time Required: A Weekend
Million Color HSL Flashlight

Million Color HSL Flashlight

Bring fun back to the flashlight with Arduino...

Dan Rasmussen

  • Difficulty: Moderate

DiResta: Makerspace Tables

My friend Dr. Danny Aviv, a STEM educator, asked me to create 15 tables for his new makerspace, The Idea...

Latest Furniture Projects

Retrofit a Rustic Lantern with an Edison Bulb

Retrofit a Rustic Lantern with an Edison Bulb

  You can find these interesting looking old...

Caleb Kraft

Easy Knockdown Occasional Table That Assembles In Seconds

Easy Knockdown Occasional Table That Assembles In Seconds

This sturdy table assembles in seconds without tools,...

Phil Bowie and Larry Cotton

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time Required: A Weekend

DiResta: Log Birdhouse

A few weeks ago I made a video on carving a spoon. The design was random and I improvised it...

Latest Gardening Projects

Cloning the Fig

Cloning the Fig

Don’t steal fruit from your neighbor’s fig tree...

Alastair Bland

  • Time Required: 2–3 Weeks
Shishi-Odoshi Fountain

Shishi-Odoshi Fountain

This Japanese water feature literally rocks — to...

Andrew Terranova

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Time Required: A Weekend

Automate Your Window Shades with the Mini Blind Minder & Weekend Projects

The Mini Blind Minder is the latest addition to our beginner-friendly series of Weekend Projects. While the project's difficulty is...

Latest Hacks Projects

Put a Tiny Power Switch on Your 9V Battery Clip

Put a Tiny Power Switch on Your 9V Battery Clip

Looking around my styrofoam plate hovercraft for a...

Sean Michael Ragan

Million Color HSL Flashlight

Million Color HSL Flashlight

Bring fun back to the flashlight with Arduino...

Dan Rasmussen

  • Difficulty: Moderate

Making Fun: Kid’s Room Spacecraft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfY-SlC2XHc When I was building the Mission Control Desk for my older son's room, it became clear that we would...

Latest Kids & Family Projects

Arduino-Powered Pinewood Derby Race Car

Arduino-Powered Pinewood Derby Race Car

John: My son is in Cub Scouts, and...

John M. Wargo and August M. Wargo

  • Time Required: A Weekend
DIY Dinosaur Footprints

DIY Dinosaur Footprints

In this project, I am going to show...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy