Cars

Chrome and Lace: Rae Ripple’s Take On Rat Rods

Chrome and Lace: Rae Ripple’s Take On Rat Rods

Meet Phillis Gene, a vintage Chevrolet Deluxe that just got a one-of-a-kind redesign by Texas-based metal artist Rae Ripple. “I wanted to keep that real classy lady feel, so that’s where the lace came in,” Ripple says of her work, commissioned by a rat rod enthusiast and named after his mother. “I guess if you were going […]

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Bringing Rocket League To Life With A Jumping Car

Bringing Rocket League To Life With A Jumping Car

In a bizarre twist of art imitating life, then life imitating art, someone has created one of the acrobatic radio controlled cars from the video game Rocket League, in real life. If you’re unfamiliar, Rocket League is a video game where you control a car, to play soccer. I know, it sounds peculiar at best […]

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Building a Life-Size Bumblebee Transformer

Building a Life-Size Bumblebee Transformer

Sci-fi robot engineer extraordinaire, James Bruton, attempts to build a real Transformer.

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How to Make Your Own Emission Control Leak Detector

How to Make Your Own Emission Control Leak Detector

Make a cheap smoke machine for detecting leaks in your emission control system.

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This Week in Making: Life-Sized R/C Car, Bionic Hands, and New Holiday Gift Ideas

This Week in Making: Life-Sized R/C Car, Bionic Hands, and New Holiday Gift Ideas

Check out this life-sized R/C car, the slow progression of these bionic hands, and all of the new ideas on our maker Gift Guide.

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