Scale model cockpit 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 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

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

The Nothing Box

nothing box


Thunderbirds are go
Are Go!

Command Center

command center
Sweet assemblage spaceship’s bridge.

Four Drano’s

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

Toothpaste Aerosol

toothpaste aerosol
Aerosol toothpaste

Archive for the 'Easy Projects' Category

Sand Scorcher Replica Progress

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

One of the things that I have noticed about model driver figures, is that they tend to end up with a really alarmed, kind of Marty Feldman on crack sort of bug-eyed stare. I thought that by toning down the “whites” of the eyes a bit, I could achieve a more relaxed look.

Kid’s Draw Bot

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

As far as I’m concerned, you’re never too young to start mixing art with robotics. So, next time you and your budding young tinkerers need something to do on a rainy day, you should have no trouble scraping up the parts to put together this crude, drawing robot project that we saw at the Seattle […]

Ramflo 1000 Firegurad FireGuard

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

ramflo_1000Fire-guarding the Ramflo 1000 flamable air filter.

Make Your Own Ketchup

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

ketchup You can make your own ketchup. Theoretically.

Build a Rocket Coaster

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

rocket coaster Build this Rocket-shaped belly board from 1951 vintage plans.

Make a Ball Clock From Rubbish

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

ball clock A tin can , some minor doodads and an old clockworks can be made into one of those swank, wall clocks that sell for up to $30 ($300.00).

Erupting Volcano Cake

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

volcano cakeMake an erupting volcano cake!

Get your smoker under control

Friday, May 27th, 2005

Add a thermostat to your electric smoker.

Slot cars from static models

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

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

Multi-purpose incubator

Monday, May 16th, 2005

Acanthoscuria geniculata Simple incubator keeps things cozy.