[newsletter] Light Sabers, Plasma Globe Tricks, Wall-E Robot...
|June 12, 2008|
|Welcome back! |
RoboGames starts tomorrow. If you can't make it this year, then you better enter our Robot Contest in the next couple weeks. The grand prize is a trip to RoboGames 2009!
Winners have been announced for the Park Tool Bike Month. See who won!
Check out these cool Instructables!
| Cheap Custom Lightsaber |
Build your own Battle-Ready Lightsaber! Use a good light source, and build it for cheap!
posted by Ricardoaraujo on Jun 3, 2008
| Turn a Cruise Full of Old People into a Death Defying Adventure |
In the immortal words of former Gov. Jesse Ventura, sometimes you gotta defy death in order to enjoy life.
posted by iwasthinkingaboutsoup on Jun 9, 2008
|Animate with light |
Learn how to make your own snazzy light-animations on the cheap for a music video or any other project!
posted by buenoben on Jun 10, 2008
| Wall-E Robot |
The movie comes out in a couple weeks, but you can start building your own Wall-E right now!
posted by 4mem8 on Jun 6, 2008
|Electroforming an Iris Seed Pod |
Commonly referred to as "dipping" in metal, this technique can make organic items permanent for jewelry.
posted by MaggieJs on Jun 9, 2008
|How to rejuvenate a box fan |
Many box fans are tossed just because they're too dirty. Here's how to clean one up for a few more years of use.
posted by jgodsey on Jun 8, 2008
|Ping Pong Ball Lights |
Sometimes you really need the diffuse glow of dozens of ping pong balls with Christmas lights in them.
posted by advancedMischief on Jun 8, 2008
| The ultimate, heavy duty, stackable, bullet proof, extreme saw horses! |
OK, maybe not quite bullet proof, but everything else is accurate.
posted by Mikey D on Jun 1, 2008
| Make your own tote bag from recycled plastic bags |
With a little time and creativity you can make some pretty cool stuff from all those plastic bags like this big tote bag.
posted by user669 on Apr 8, 2008
| Light Bar Ambient Lighting |
Add a bit of a colorful glow anywhere you want with a little bit of work and some inexpensive parts.
posted by QuackMasterDan on Jun 9, 2008
| Cable car |
Know someone who has trouble with stairs? A powered lift can help them move around more easily.
posted by Mockfish on Jun 8, 2008
| Make a High Voltage Supply in 5 Minutes |
Learn how to get up to 1,000 volts in just a few minutes. Be careful with this one!
posted by Biotele on Jun 8, 2008
| Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock |
Learn the basic process for buying tools, cutting a woodblock, inking and then printing with it.
posted by rbanks on Jun 6, 2008
| Amazing plasma globe tricks! |
Just touching a plasma globe can get boring, so check out these new tricks.
posted by highvoltage2000 on Jun 7, 2008
| Plastic Bag Rug! |
This rug is pretty easy to make, looks really cool, and costs almost nothing!
posted by denona on Jun 11, 2008
| Leather Bracelets from Recycled Belts |
Make up to three custom leather bracelets from an old leather belt!
posted by fungus amungus on Jun 6, 2008
|Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week! |