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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

  • Difficulty: Moderate
Bake These Easy BB-8 Cupcakes

Bake These Easy BB-8 Cupcakes

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

Sophia Smith

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

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

  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time Required: 1 week
Sphero Dog Puzzle

Create Sphero-Powered Puzzles for Your Pet

Hide treats for your pet in these DIY...

Michelle Westerlaken

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time Required: 3-4 hours

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

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

  • Difficulty: Moderate
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

  • Difficulty: Difficult

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

  • Difficulty: Moderate
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

  • Difficulty: Moderate

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

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time Required: 30 mins to make, overnight to dry.
Build a Working Wooden Mouse

Build a Working Wooden Mouse

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

Sam DeRose

  • 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

15-Minute Stilts

15-Minute Stilts

Many of us enjoyed a simple pair of...

Caleb Kraft

  • Difficulty: Easy
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

  • Difficulty: Difficult