Mark’s Boing Box

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Mark’s Boing Box

On the most recent episode of Boing Boing TV, MAKE Editor-in-Chief Mark Frauenfelder shows off the Boing Box he made. A Boing Box is a simple analog sound generator used for old-school radio and TV sound effects. There will be more about how he made his in the forthcoming issue of MAKE (Volume 12).

Boing Boing TV, Episode 10/10/07 – Link
Things that go “booooiiinnnggg!” in the night (Basic online instructions) – Link

4 thoughts on “Mark’s Boing Box

  1. philliptorrone says:

    so that’s how mark got those 6-pack abs

  2. tenax8 says:

    no, I’ve seen Mark’s stomach, and he’s got like an 8 or 10-pack. I think they actually composited his abs with some of the actors in 300. Hawt!!

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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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