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One-Minute Build: Weber Spirit E-210 Grill

We finally got a gas barbecue.

Garage Quarter Pipe: Building a Micro Skate Ramp

This cheap and quick setup is great for learning new tricks.

Fixing a Broken Power Plug on the MicroDrone 2.0

The Microdrone 2.0 is a pretty sweet little quadcopter. Surprisingly stable and cautiously responsive for its small size, it’s also able to whip around outdoors in a bit of a breeze, high in the sky. The unit I have, however, has an overly tight socket…

How to Shrink Cosmic Bodies into Virtual Scale Miniatures

Everyone loves tiny things.

1974 Land Rover SIII Restoration Video

Fantastic documentation of a 1974 Land Rover Series III restoration. Anytime you’ve got a heavily used utility vehicle that’s pushing close to four decades in age, you’re likely going to have a fair amount of rehabilitation work on your hands to get it into…

Arduino Uno and Due Size Comparison (with Raspberry Pi and Fio, too)

Earlier this week, the much anticipated Arduino Due microcontroller was released. Improved in almost every regard, the prototyping community is thrilled with the possibilities that it creates. The new boards are already shipping, and Jon Gottfried sent me some photos that compare its size…

Never Shop at Harbor Freight Without a Coupon – Links to their best deals

More Harbor Freight online coupons, to save you a ton of money on their weirdly low tool prices – sometimes concerningly low (remember, “you get what you pay for”). Take advantage by printing the best ones before you drive to your nearest location, or have…

17 Photos From Caine’s Arcade, his Cardboard Games and his $150,000 Cardboard Check

What is this? A genius-level DIY game arcade that will make you start hoarding cardboard boxes Who made it? Nine year old Caine Monroy from East LA Awesome element: The brilliance of the Fun Pass — a representation of a child’s game-play dreams, and a shrewd business…

DIY Motorized Router Table Lift Mechanism and Two Other Innovative Router Tables

A router is a versatile and useful tool, although a pretty crazy one too. It’s a compact, high-powered motor that holds a narrow cylindrical blade (“bit”), spinning at ultra-high speeds with massive force. Routers are used for ornamental design work (look at the recessed…

Succulent Planter Made From A Wooden Carpenter’s Toolbox

I’ve had a countertop of succulents that needed a permanent home for some time now, and had been hoping to put them in a wooden box with rustic charm. Last weekend I stopped at my local Orchard Supply for supplies and saw a cheap…