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Tag: Diy

DIY Cheap Terminator Arm: T-0.08

DIY Cheap Terminator Arm: T-0.08
…or rather, a decent DIY low budget Terminator arm. I can tape five toothpicks to a broom and call it the T-800’s limb, but that’s not going to get me any YouTube money. Luckily the host of Awe Me’s new show Low Budget Prop Shop is the very capable Dustin McLean.

Tooli 4-in-1 Desktop CNC Machine: Draw It, Cut It, Paint It, Engrave, Dispense, Pick & Place It

Tooli 4-in-1 Desktop CNC Machine: Draw It, Cut It, Paint It, Engrave, Dispense, Pick & Place It
Last year, we featured the Nomad, a desktop CNC mill. Toolbotics’ Tooli is also a desktop CNC machine, but it’s meant for arts and crafts. Its four optional heads lets you automate a variety of tasks, from drawing to assembling small items.

DIY Euro Truck Simulator 2 Dashboard: A Dash of Realism

DIY Euro Truck Simulator 2 Dashboard: A Dash of Realism
Fans of driving simulator games not only play with steering wheels, gear shifters and pedals. Some of them get working gauges to make the experience more immersive. Hack A Day forum member Leon Bataille wanted to have a dashboard for Euro Truck Simulator 2 (ETS 2),  but instead of buying or building the gauges and indicators, he decided to use the dashboard of an actual car.

DIY Necktie Wi-Fi Hotspot: TieFi

DIY Necktie Wi-Fi Hotspot: TieFi
We all know that mobile devices often put us into bubbles of isolation. As a Father’s Day treat, ad agency Grip Limited thought of a cheeky way to force children to get closer to their dads.

Saberforge Adaptive Saber Parts Modular Lightsaber System: Jedi at Arms

Saberforge Adaptive Saber Parts Modular Lightsaber System: Jedi at Arms
Philip Isherwood and his team at Saber Forge are known for making high quality lightsaber replicas. Now they’d like to share the wonder of building your own lightsaber with Adaptive Saber Parts (ASP). These modular parts will let you build and customize your lightsaber even if you don’t have tools or experience.

Printed Witcher 3 Gwent Cards Are All Weak to Torrential Rain

Printed Witcher 3 Gwent Cards Are All Weak to Torrential Rain
Gwent is the new hit digital card game from CD Projekt Red. It comes with an RPG mini game where you help a pretty warlock. It’s cool, but it’s no Gwent. So it’s no surprise that fans would want to enjoy it offline, just like what Redditor Ayzkalyn did.

DIY LEGO Base Plate Table: Imagination Foundation

DIY LEGO Base Plate Table: Imagination Foundation
Earlier this year we checked out a LEGO building station on wheels that a father made for his son. Redditor thaitwin also built a LEGO station for his kids, but he opted to have base plates built right on to its surface.

3D Printed Toy Knocks Finished Prints Off the 3D Printer: PLAss Joe

3D Printed Toy Knocks Finished Prints Off the 3D Printer: PLAss Joe
Despite the advances in hardware and software and lots of guides online, 3D printing can still be tedious, even for experienced makers. One of the hassles of 3D printing is that your print can get stuck on the print bed; you’ll have to wait for it to cool then gingerly pry it off.

DIY Raspberry Pi Photo Booth: Say Fruit!

DIY Raspberry Pi Photo Booth: Say Fruit!
Last year, TMW Unlimited Lab Tech Lead Roo Williams was asked to come up with a better way to take profile photos of new employees. At the time, someone from Human Resources simply used a compact camera to take a shot of the newbies.

DIY Knife Toasts Bread as it Slices: The FurzoToasto

DIY Knife Toasts Bread as it Slices: The FurzoToasto
What’s the greatest thing since sliced bread? Sliced and toasted bread. At the suggestion of one of his viewers, the mad inventor Colin Furze made a knife – a saw? – that toasts as you cut the bread.

DIY RC Curiosity Rover is Ready to Explore Your Backyard

DIY RC Curiosity Rover is Ready to Explore Your Backyard
Hardware and software developer Sergey Grishchenko made this small remote-controlled model of NASA’s Curiosity rover from scratch. Sergey designed and printed most of the toy’s non-electronic parts, including the wheels and the claw arm. Sergey used a LinkIt One computer to power his mini Curiosity.

DIY Game Boy Emulator has 19″ Screen: Game Boy XXL

DIY Game Boy Emulator has 19″ Screen: Game Boy XXL
In the past months we’ve seen retro video game consoles based on the Raspberry Pi stuffed in ever shrinking Game Boy (or Game Boy–inspired) cases. So it’s refreshing to see the opposite for once: a huge Game Boy replica with a 19″ screen.

Doctor Who Stepping Stones Make Your Garden Gallifreyan

Doctor Who Stepping Stones Make Your Garden Gallifreyan
It is summertime, so it’s time to do get outside and do some gardening. If you like your garden geeky, you may want to add a bit of Doctor Who to your yard with these cool DIY stepping stones.

Adam Savage Builds a Star Trek Captains Chair

Adam Savage Builds a Star Trek Captains Chair
When Adam Savage isn’t working on Mythbusters or other projects, he spends his off time creating some really cool and geeky items. Case in point is this Star Trek captain’s chair replica. The project was inspired after Savage purchased an expensive “replica” captain’s chair that left him wanting more.

Modulo Modular Programmable Electronics: Slidestorms

Modulo Modular Programmable Electronics: Slidestorms
We’ve seen programmable electronics that use magnets or Bluetooth instead of wires and solder to connect its parts. But those kits are mainly meant for beginners, and are not as powerful or versatile as more advanced computers such as the Raspberry Pi or Arduino boards.

Fan-made Ultron Mask: There Is No Nose on Me

Fan-made Ultron Mask: There Is No Nose on Me
This sweet wearable Ultron mask was made through the combined efforts of Jacob Morin, Michael Ruddy of Hero Complex, and Sean Shaw of Shawshank Cosplay and Props. Jacob made the 3D model, Michael printed the helmet and Sean made the final mask based on the 3D printed one.