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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...

Latest Food & Beverage Projects

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
White Chocolate Skulls in PETT Trays

White Chocolate Skulls in PETT Trays

Create your own custom spooky halloween skull treats...

Anna Kaziunas France

  • 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...

Latest Fun & Games Projects

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
Stick Bombs (Exploding Kinetic Art)

Stick Bombs (Exploding Kinetic Art)

When a key stick is removed, the entire...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy

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

Hooked On ‘Ponics

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

Latest Gardening Projects

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...

Latest Hacks Projects

Light Doorbell

Light Doorbell

I modified a wireless doorbell system to turn on...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Moderate
Face Recognition Treasure Safe

Face Recognition Treasure Safe

Use a Raspberry Pi, camera, and free software...

Tony DiCola and David Scheltema

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 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
Mad Monster Candy Snatch Game

Mad Monster Candy Snatch Game

Here’s a classic toy reimagined for you to...

Bob Knetzger

  • Difficulty: Easy

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