Mystic Lantern

Last year I assembled a “Light Brick” kit (MAKE Magazine #18, http://makezine.com/18/lightbrick/). Well, I actually just completed the circuit board. I had trouble finding the materials for the cast plastic “brick” locally. Then I found, in the trash, a “tea candle” lantern with frosted panels. The light brick panel, placed... Read more »

Animatronic Rocking Chair Prop

There are quite a few resources online for using surplus windshield wiper motors in Halloween props to achieve animation. After seeing an example of a $400+ rocking chair prop I went into MAKE mode to see if I could recreate the prop myself for much less. This project will take... Read more »