Make: television presents:
Treadmill Bike – Brent Curry crosses a two-wheeled bike with a treadmill to allow the ‘rider’ to produce a double-whammy of a workout.
RoboStool – Steve Norris’s remote-controlled robotic foot stool comes to him wherever he wishes to sit.
Foundry – 14 year olds Oliver Ramin and A.J. Brackovitc make their own foundry for molding aluminum swords.
[Trouble Maker] Death Ray – Richard Whitney uses sunlight and the Fresnel lens from a rear projection television set to melt a steel security lock.
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You can find more pictures and video of the fresnel on my blog: http://www.brotherswhitney.com/2008/11/light-and-heat/
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