Month: April 2010

The world’s tiniest workshop?

The world’s tiniest workshop?

Instructables user steliart of Nicosia, Cyprus built this incredible 5’x5′ workshop in a storage room off his parking space. In order to make every tool fit, he designed a storage system in Sketchup. When he wants to work, he pulls everything out and uses his parking space as an open-air workshop. [Thanks, Brian!]

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How-To: Vitamin Bud Vase

By Future Craft Collective When springtime hits, the desire to bring some of nature’s beauty inside is relentless — and easy too. Especially here in Central Texas, where Ladybird Johnson left her mark on the world in the form of wildflowers on every roadside in the state. Bluebonnets kick it off in March and from […]

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Bipedal walker made from old TVs and other junk

Sam Togo (Togolese Republic, Africa) is building this humanoid robot, mainly from old TV parts. He hopes to inspire other kids in his country to embrace science and technology through his work. [Via Trossen] Homemade robot

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MakeShift 21 deadline May 28th

MakeShift 21 deadline May 28th

You’ve got one month left to submit your solutions for the MakeShift featured in MAKE Volume 21. The deadline is Friday, May 28. Here’s the challenge: The Scenario: You’ve had a long and crappy day at work. What’s more, it’s raining. Hard. You pile into the front seat of your car with your umbrella, waterproof […]

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Bottle opener ring for bartenders

Bottle opener ring for bartenders

Dustin Wallace, whose Oriboto Robotagami I am always raving about, also makes this wicked-looking wearable bottle opener intended for beverage-slangin’ professionals. You can wear it on the top or bottom of your palm. It’s good-looking, provides plenty of leverage, and seems like it might come in handy when the guys in black cowboy hats start smashing bottles over people’s heads.

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