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DiResta: Wooden Spoon

Lately I have been seeing the complexity inside seemingly simple objects. I recently made a simple bell in brass, which...

How to Etch Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

How to Etch Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

This hack is easy and safe — use...

Matt Bates

  • Difficulty: Easy
Whip It Good: Nitrogen Cavitation in the Kitchen

Whip It Good: Nitrogen Cavitation in the Kitchen

Infuse foods and drinks with powerful flavor in...

Paloma Fautley

  • Difficulty: Easy

Your Very Own Holodeck? castAR Brings It Within Reach

For those who've longed for a Star Trek-style holodeck of your own — the future is here. castAR is an augmented reality system...

DIY Roll-Up Kid’s Buckle Toy

DIY Roll-Up Kid’s Buckle Toy

As a young toddler, my son has zero...

Stephanie Woodson

  • Difficulty: Easy
Create Cosmic Couture with Mylar

Create Cosmic Couture with Mylar

At 2012’s East Bay Mini Maker Faire at...

Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time Required: 1 hour

DiResta: Makerspace Tables

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

The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

Transform 44 cable fasteners and a half-sheet of...

Will Holman

LED Concrete Patio Table with Built-in Beverage Cooler

LED Concrete Patio Table with Built-in Beverage Cooler

Cast the tabletop and trough in one piece,...

DIY PETE

  • Difficulty: Moderate

Hooked On ‘Ponics

Towering above the crowd, Rik Kretzinger's PVC aquaponics tower supports a garden of little plants — strawberries, chives, and cilantro,...

Motion Activated Sprinkler

Motion Activated Sprinkler

Do the local animals think your front lawn...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy
Stainless Steel Rain Barrel

Stainless Steel Rain Barrel

Build a reservoir that's not an eyesore with...

Sean Michael Ragan

  • Difficulty: Moderate

Detecting Electrons with Weekend Projects

The Non-Contact Voltage Detector remains one of my favorite Weekend Projects of all time frankly because it's easy to build...

PC Box Fan

PC Box Fan

What do you do with a bunch of...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy
How to Etch Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

How to Etch Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

This hack is easy and safe — use...

Matt Bates

  • Difficulty: Easy

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...

DIY Roll-Up Kid’s Buckle Toy

DIY Roll-Up Kid’s Buckle Toy

As a young toddler, my son has zero...

Stephanie Woodson

  • Difficulty: Easy
Create Cosmic Couture with Mylar

Create Cosmic Couture with Mylar

At 2012’s East Bay Mini Maker Faire at...

Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time Required: 1 hour

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