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After a long day of working on the homestead, nothing beats a warm soak in a rustic cedar hot tub that was built for under $1000.
Fun & Games
Platonic solids are great mathematical fun. Print, cut, and fold these shapes for homemade gaming dice — or use as templates for larger shapes!
Food & Bevera...
You can whip up this super-easy edible paper in as little as 15 minutes and use it for secret messages, decorative foods, and more!
Build the “PinSim” cabinet controller and play VR pinball with real flipper buttons and an accelerometer-based nudge system!
Build a carnival-midway strength tester game using strain gauges and a comparator chip
Use moldable plastic to create great new practical jokes!
Use the new Pi 3 to make a touchscreen photo booth that instantly uploads to Google Photos!
Use a servo to flick a light switch mechanically — without ever touching 110V power — with this Wi-Fi “Turner Onner”
Turn your compressed air rocket launcher into the perfect lift-off for a glider. Perfect for testing out different wing and tail configurations.
You can buy large cold-brew towers, but they’re expensive, aimed at coffee shops. Make your own instead, and automate it using Arduino.
Furniture & L...
Use some LEDs to upgrade a $10 Ikea side table into a centerpiece that bumps and jives to the beat of your tunes. Get your freq on!
This light-duty floating shelf hangs mysteriously with no visible support.
Based on a classic cereal box toy, this fun "spudmarine" uses a potato and baking powder to make a sub that dives and resurfaces in a pitcher of water.
This is one crossbow that is inexpensive to make and powerful to boot! You'll be shooting targets across the room in no time.
Noisy workshops can be a lot of fun! But maybe your family and neighbors would appreciate it if you used some noise insulation panels.
Turn an old headlamp into a power assist for your eyebrows. Use an infrared remote control to raise, lower, waggle, and adjust.
Launch your marshmallows into the air with this stomp-powered PVC pipe cannon.
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