Tag: diy

Nov 20, 2014

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn. On her website Wendy explains: “I am an artist, and I value creativity in all walks of life, including…

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Nov 13, 2014

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Steve, a retired iron worker from Illinois, built this awesome backyard BBQ steam engine smoker over the course of three years. According to his son, “the fire box is from an old farm house wood stove and the wheel rims are from cut up fence posts. He built the water tank and whistles himself…

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Nov 7, 2014

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, completely acoustic instrument designed by Görkem Şen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums. These vibrations are turned into sound by the membranes which echo back and forth on the coiled springs. This results in a unique listening experience with hypnotizing surround…

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Nov 2, 2014

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

To spice up the candy giving experience these guys created a giant door monster to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. They then set up a camera to capture the funny reactions to the generous candy-giving monster.

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Oct 23, 2014

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Builder and designer Steve Wintercroft has created an awesome series of geometric 3D paper masks that you can build yourself. Steve says it all began a few years ago when he was invited to a Halloween party and was struggling for costume ideas: “I sat down with a pile of old cardboard, some parcel…

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Oct 8, 2014

Guy Builds Machine Gun that Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

Guy Builds Machine Gun that Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

This homemade contraption was built from mostly 3D printed parts and is powered by a motor from a cordless drill. While at first it seems a little underwhelming, it becomes more impressive when you realize it is folding and shooting paper airplanes from flat pieces of paper in real time!

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Sep 17, 2014

This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

Reddit user kelhans shared his amazing DIY project, transforming a small storage room in his basement into a ‘rustic cabin’ man cave. The most amazing part is that he only spent $107 on materials! While the finished room was furnished with stuff he already owned, much of the building material was scrap, found or…

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