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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

Create a Smart Beer Fridge with a Raspberry Pi

Create a Smart Beer Fridge with a Raspberry Pi

Learn how to remotely monitor your beer fridge...

Jamie Bailey

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Bake These Easy BB-8 Cupcakes

Bake These Easy BB-8 Cupcakes

Everyone is clamoring about the newest, cutest Star...

Sophia Smith

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Make a Fishing Lure from a Flattened Penny

When I was a kid we liked to put coins on a railroad tracks to squash them flat. You remember...

Latest Fun & Games Projects

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Foam Plate Falcon

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Foam Plate Falcon

Quick — make this fun mini-project by upcycling...

Bob Knetzger

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The world’s first Android autonomous vehicle

Build Your Own Android-Powered Self Driving R/C Car

Learn how a team of students created the...

Dimitris Platis

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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 & Lighting Projects

Laser Cut This Pixar-Inspired Luxo Lamp

Laser Cut This Pixar-Inspired Luxo Lamp

You're probably familiar with the adorable lamp from...

Sam DeRose

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How to Build a Mission Control Desk

How to Build a Mission Control Desk

A kid's homework table lifts up to reveal...

Jeff Highsmith

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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

Build a Mortarless Stone Retaining Wall

Build a Mortarless Stone Retaining Wall

This post will show you how to build...

Sam DeRose

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Build a Motorized System for Raising and Lowering Hanging Plants

Build a Motorized System for Raising and Lowering Hanging Plants

Hanging plants are a great way to add...

Jason Poel Smith

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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

Simple Sugru Hack Puts Light on Your Safety Glasses

Simple Sugru Hack Puts Light on Your Safety Glasses

Modify inexpensive safety glasses to include detachable magnetic...

Jude Pullen

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Build a Working Wooden Mouse

Build a Working Wooden Mouse

In this project, you will make your own...

Sam DeRose

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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

Create a Custom Mini Chalkboard

Create a Custom Mini Chalkboard

This mini chalkboard is the perfect size to...

Eileen Welch

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Water Rocket Launcher

Water Rocket Launcher

Use household items to build an inexpensive water-powered...

Mike Westerfield

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