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Build Your Own Tesla Coil

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And some people think junk is just, well, junk. But to the more visionary among us, that junk could be anything. Anything. Even a Tesla coil, if you’re innovative enough.

dumpster diving tesla coil trash diy

This DIY Tesla coil was built entirely from items found in the garbage. The project was conceived partially to prove just how many useful items are throw away, but the result will blow your mind… or a fuse.

Just follow his easy steps (and pack a pair of rubber gloves for the trash-digging), and then you’ll be ready to reenact this scene from 2003’s Coffee and Cigarettes.

[Trashy Tesla Coil via HackNMod]