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Make your own vacuum pump for less than $25.
Energy & Sust...
You'd think there'd be something like a dual set point thermostat on the market already, but it doesn't look like there is. Guess you'll just have to make one.
Use a laser pointer with a DIY oscillating optical fiber pendulum to detect and record movements of the Earth.
Fun & Games
Build a giant vortex air cannon made from PVC pipe, plywood, and tarps that disassembles to fit inside a medium sized car.
A boom stick is the perfect jump scare delivery system.
Learn about the physics of air movement with a vortex cannon that blows smoke rings when you thump it.
This sky tracking platform matches the eath's rotation in the simplest way possible. A basic regulator circuit powers a DC gear-head motor, which turns a pair of gears that engage a curved length of threaded rod, and makes the hinge open at...
Use household items to build an inexpensive water-powered rocket that can soar at 100mph.
Build the simple surveyor’s instrument that made the first accurate maps on Earth.
Furniture & L...
Skip the store-bought couplings and make these easy DIY fiber optic hookups.
Build this simple cloud chamber at home and detect cosmic-ray muons, electrons, and alpha particles.
An amateur telescope builder reveals his process for designing and constructing his own Dobsonian telescope using CAD design and a CNC router.
An ion thruster produces a flow of air even though it has no moving parts.
Wind tunnels can be used to test airplanes, automobiles, or anything that you want to see how well it passes through the air. Learn how to build your own!
Build this mint tin backpacking stove that can boil 1-2 cups of water and is made with commonly available parts.
Build a super-efficient, easy-to-use backyard oven that’ll never put cinders in your pizza.
Make this spinning, swirling, self-contained liquid disc and mount it in your table for a gorgeous centerpiece.
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