Labyrinth Video Game

This guide will teach you how to build and program your own accelerometer controlled maze game. It does assume a basic knowledge of soldering, breadboards, and programming in Arduino. by the end of this guide you should be able to make your own maze by editing the code and then... Read more »

Dodecahedron Speaker for Desktop 3D Printers

At normal listening distances, an array of twelve speakers arranged on the faces of a dodecahedron is a very good approximation of a point sound source, and the sound waves it produces are very close to perfectly spherical. A dodecahedron speaker can be a useful tool in acoustics research, and... Read more »

Chess/Checker Board from Tile Remnants

My kids love to play chess/checkers with their colorful new boards made from remnant 12″x12″ marble! Duct tape is an amazing material. We made it easy to work with by adding aluminum foil before the cutting process. Spare coins can serve as checkers or chessboard pieces! Read more »

Monkey Couch Guardian

My cats like to jump on furniture and shed their fur, which ends up on my clothes. To stop them, I’m using a Monkey Couch Guardian. I made it from one of those old-fashioned cymbal-banging toy monkeys, modified with an inexpensive Arduino microcontroller and a proximity sensor. Now when a... Read more »