Advair flying saucer

Craft & Design

When I was heavily into tabletop miniature sci-fi wargaming, the Advair inhaler was a popular component for making futuristic-looking buildings. Here, some LEDs, a paint job, some wire and a project box turn it into a desktop flying saucer light.

Advair saucer [Thanks, Patti!]

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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