F I N K B U I L T

Scale model cockpit FPV

fpv
cool scale cockpit video

Funny Zoo Snap

man enjoys elephant My wife noticed this in the family archives.

RC Nitro motorcycle racing

rc motorcycle Motorcycle racing in Lilliput.

Manned RC Multicopter

manned multicopter
Here’s an RC multicopter big enough to ride on!

Make: Talk 004

make: Talk 004
I had a fun time talking to Mark Frauenfelder in episode 4 of his new podcast, Make: Talk!

One Man Basement Band

one man band
I feel like I could be getting more mileage out of my right foot.

Liberty

liberty vintage motorcycles An Etsy portrait. Thanks, Danny.

Tequila Sleeve

tequila the champs
Champs sleeve

Wolf-Stelzer Book Lamp

Book Lamp
My friend Tess just made the cover of ReadyMade with her cool lamp design.

Tree Stump Bug

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Can this be for real? The design is so awesomely Thunderbirds. Via

The Nothing Box

nothing box

Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds are go
Are Go!

Command Center

command center
Sweet assemblage spaceship’s bridge.

Four Drano’s

drano
Watch the sink slowly, all but disappear from the design .

Toothpaste Aerosol

toothpaste aerosol
Aerosol toothpaste





Archive for the 'Automotive' Category

BMW 2002 motor apart

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

bmw 2002

5-Speed Upgrade

Sunday, December 4th, 2005

getrag 245/5 A cascading upgrade leads to an extra gear.

Cracked cylinder head

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

The BMW 2002 is the quintessential tinkerer’s car. These cars were pretty advanced for their day, but they are simple, spartan machines by todays standards. When you open the hood, you see an engine, not a sea of black plastic, cables and hoses. Almost everything in there is clearly identifiable to the novice mechanic, and […]

Sinclair C5

Saturday, October 22nd, 2005

sinclair C5The C5 was a Human-electric hybrid drive recumbant trike that was going to revolutionize the urban transportation landscape. Unfortunately, the product flopped, nearly bringing sinclair down with it.

Build a car out of foam

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

trimagnum Build a retro-futuristic personal transport vehicle out of foam.

Slot cars from static models

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

slot carsConvert your static models to slot cars for endless hours of family fun.

That didn’t sound good.

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

BMW 2002 spider gearYou know that exploded diagram of the differential in the Chilton manual? Well, mine did that.