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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

DIY Pickles: Beets and Grapes

DIY Pickles: Beets and Grapes

Quick and tasty, vinegar pickling is great for...

Kelly McVicker

  • Difficulty: Easy
August Möbius and his Twisted Cylinder

August Möbius and his Twisted Cylinder

Use the fascinating Möbius strip to make a...

William Gurstelle

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...

Latest Fun & Games Projects

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Colorful Comic Kaleidoscope

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Colorful Comic Kaleidoscope

Ordinary kaleidoscopes must be pointed toward a light...

Bob Knetzger

Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches

Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches

I designed a two player version of Simon...

Jason Poel Smith

  • 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

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

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

Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

There are several reasons why you may need...

Jon Culshaw

  • Difficulty: Easy
Motion Activated Sprinkler

Motion Activated Sprinkler

Do the local animals think your front lawn...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy

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...

Latest Hacks Projects

Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

There are several reasons why you may need...

Jon Culshaw

  • Difficulty: Easy
Vomiting Doll Punch Bowl Fountain

Vomiting Doll Punch Bowl Fountain

Nothing signifies a rousing shindig like the distinct...

Andrew Salomone

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

Gingerboard Houses (by Kids)

Gingerboard Houses (by Kids)

Construct a whole village of recycled cardboard gingerbread...

Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Colorful Comic Kaleidoscope

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Colorful Comic Kaleidoscope

Ordinary kaleidoscopes must be pointed toward a light...

Bob Knetzger

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