Mini R.O.V. Submersible


This is a great, easy project! This project is also a first prize winner in the 2012 Instructables Robot Contest! This little submersible uses 3 DC motors and a nine-volt battery. It controls the three motors with three buttons. Its frame is built from lego-type pieces. It is very simple... Read more »



Trolls are cute! You can update your Troll so that it lights up with LEDs! They can then be used as nightlights, bath toys, Christmas ornaments or Halloween decor. Learn to use the new polymer material called ShapeLock! Read more »

Tile Mosaic Magic


Do you have tile or marble from a home improvement project that you just don’t know what to do with? All you need is enough small pieces of tile to outline the number(s) or object of your choice and a larger piece on which they will all fit and you... Read more »

Solar Spinners for Your Windowsill!


This is an easy-to-build simple solar engine, also known as a Trimmet. We will construct a direct-drive type (as opposed to a voltage-triggered) spinner that will really go nowhere fast in direct sunlight. Perfect for windowsills and desktops that get a lot of old Sol’s rays. Many different styles are... Read more »

Wine Cork Board


During a thorough clean of my shed that was formerly a storage unit, I discovered several bags of wine corks. Not wishing to return them to a dusty shelf, I put them to use. A cork board was an obvious solution. They’re practical, simple to make and look good. If you... Read more »