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Tag: Etch A Sketch

Etch-a-Sketch Revolution Can Actually Draw Circles

Etch-a-Sketch Revolution Can Actually Draw Circles
Drawing with an Etch-a-Sketch can be quite a challenge. After all, it’s nearly impossible to illustrate anything with curves thanks to its simplistic X/Y movements. Even the most talented Etch-a-Sketch artists end up with jagged little “stairsteps” instead of real curves.

The Etch A Sketch Camera Draws What It Sees Automatically

The Etch A Sketch Camera Draws What It Sees Automatically
Drawing masterpieces on an Etch A Sketch is not easy. The challenge of scribbling only with a single line may be why it has been a popular toy for almost 60 years. Martin Fitzpatrick doesn’t need to make his own drawings on his Etch A Sketch.
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See What’s Inside an Etch A Sketch

See What’s Inside an Etch A Sketch
Curious to see what’s going on inside of your Etch A Sketch? Curiosity is a good thing, but be warned, if you take apart that Etch A Sketch, you will have metal shavings everywhere, and probably fill your lungs with toxic dust.

Etch a Sketch Zen Garden Coffee Table: Sand De-stresser

Etch a Sketch Zen Garden Coffee Table: Sand De-stresser
And now for your moment of zen. This Etch a Sketch Zen Garden Coffee Table is a great way to channel your inner calm. Friend of Technabob Caleb Kraft created this fun project that combines a coffee table, an Etch a Sketch and a zen garden.

Etch A Sketch Laser Cutter: Burn A Wood

Etch A Sketch Laser Cutter: Burn A Wood
To celebrate the 10th birthday of Arduino, the folks at laser cutter shop Just Add Sharks decided to make a laser cutter run by an Arduino Pro Mini. To make things more fun, they made it so their laser cutter is controlled using two knobs just like an Etch A Sketch.

Etch a Sketch Clock Draws the Time: It’s Sketch O’ Clock

Etch a Sketch Clock Draws the Time: It’s Sketch O’ Clock
This clock by Instructables member dodgey99 uses an Etch A Sketch to draw the time, then flips over to erase the markings and update the time. It’s the kind of clock you would expect to find in one of Doctor Who’s TARDIS rooms, along with other strange and cool stuff.

Breaking Bad Recap Done Via Etch a Sketch

Breaking Bad Recap Done Via Etch a Sketch
The Etch a Sketch has been used for many things in the past, but I think this is the first time that we have ever seen a TV show recap drawn out on one. Hey, drawing on the Etch a Sketch sure beats cooking meth.

Pokémon Etch-A-Sketch: Nintendo ES

Pokémon Etch-A-Sketch: Nintendo ES
When I was a kid, I never thought much of the Etch-A-Sketch. But a tool is only as good as the one using it. Did I just insult myself? I think I just praised Jane Labowitch, who calls herself Princess Etch-A-Sketch.

Etch-a-Sketch Belt Buckle Lets You Draw Something at Waist Height

Etch-a-Sketch Belt Buckle Lets You Draw Something at Waist Height
The Etch-a-Sketch reminds me of the days when I was a kid and didn’t have the day-to-day worries that I have right now (like how I’m going to find time to write two papers for this class I’m taking when I have to work for the most part of the day, among others.)

LED Etch-a-Sketch Lets You Draw Your Own Lamp

LED Etch-a-Sketch Lets You Draw Your Own Lamp
We’ve seen a variety of hacks and mods based on the Etch-a-Sketch, but none of them messed with the way it makes images. That’s exactly what Christopher Monaco did. He built his own take on the drawing toy, but instead of aluminum powder he used LEDs.

Etcher Case Turns iPads into a Working Etch A Sketch

Etcher Case Turns iPads into a Working Etch A Sketch
There have been Etch A Sketch cases out there before, but this is the first that I’ve seen that’s actually functional. The Etcher case will transform your iPad into a working Etch A Sketch, albeit in a digital version.

Kinect-a-Sketch Updates an Old Classic

Kinect-a-Sketch Updates an Old Classic
What if you could play with your Etch-a-Sketch by simply moving your hands in the air? That would be pretty awesome. What once might have seemed like magic is now a reality. The Kinect-a-Sketch merges Etch-a-Sketch technology with gesture recognition.

Etch-a-Sketch and Viewmaster Papercraft Toys Give Paper Personality

Etch-a-Sketch and Viewmaster Papercraft Toys Give Paper Personality
If you had to think of two toys that really stand out from the past and have left their mark on the world, these two would be the ones. The Viewmaster and the Etch-a-Sketch are true classics.

NES-S-Sketch Combines Two of Our Favorite Geek Toys

NES-S-Sketch Combines Two of Our Favorite Geek Toys
Some might consider it cheating to attach an NES controller to an Etch-A-Sketch, but not this guy. Those little vertical and horizontal knobs just weren’t cutting it so he got to work and created the NES-S-Sketch, which is like having the worst NES paint program ever that only uses the D-pad to go up and down and side to side.

Connect A Sketch Lets Two Users Work on a Drawing Without a Fistfight

Connect A Sketch Lets Two Users Work on a Drawing Without a Fistfight
My parents were crazy when I was a kid. They would get a single toy and expect me to share it with my brother. I’m not sure why they thought we were capable of sharing considering all the fights we got into over who had something before the other.

Etch a Sketch iPhone Case Still Won’T Help You Draw Curves

Etch a Sketch iPhone Case Still Won’T Help You Draw Curves
After releasing the gorgeous Etch A Sketch iPad case, Headcase has done the inevitable and released an iPhone version. Actually they made two versions, one that fits the 3G & 3GS and one for the iPhone 4.
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