F I N K B U I L T

Scale model cockpit FPV

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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 'Electronics' Category

Flashlightsaber

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

I‘m kind of getting lightsabered out. I promise that this will be my last mention of them for a while. But I did have some leftover lightsaber making supplies sitting around after Halloween, so I used them to build a “saber” that I could actually use. In place of the blade, I installed a 7 […]

Lightsabers 2.0

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

I think that I may have just out-nerded myself. You see, the 2-minute dueling sabers were fun for a couple of days, but they weren’t the most durable things in the world and were a bit lacking in the realism department. So I decided to build a nicer set of “elegant weapons from a more […]

Hydroelectric Power Generator

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

A 5th grade tinkerer named Luigi Maiorano built this fine little working hydroelectric power plant and showed it off at my kid’s school science fair.

Hacking Laser Tag

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

laser tag hacking

Mikes Ray-Gun is much bigger than yours. – Hacking Lazer Tag Team Ops.

Assembling the Megasquirt controller

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

megasquirtMegasquirt Part II of converting a BMW 2002 to Megasquirt DIY Fuel Injection – Building the controller, cable and relay board.

DIY Fuel Injection Conversion

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

megasquirtMegasquirt – DIY Fuel Injection Conversion Introduction

Desktop Retro Pong Console

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

singer televisionPortable Televisions of Yesterday, and the day before.

Nixie Tube Clock

Thursday, April 7th, 2005

nixie clockNixie tubes were the state of the art in electronic numerical displays during the mid-twentieth century. By the 1970′s.hey were almost completely supplanted …

Build your own theremin

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

The theremin is unlike any other musical instrument in that you don’t actually touch the theremin while you play it. You just sort of wave your hands around in front of it.

Becker Europa II Stereo

Tuesday, March 29th, 2005

Becker Europawhat do I like most about my iPod?

The 1973 Becker Europa II Stereo AM/FM radio.