weekend project

Weekend Project: Spider Rifle

Make a humane, compressed-air-powered bug trapper that removes unwanted, tiny pests from your world .

Weekend Project: Gyrocar

Turn a toy gyroscope into a motorized gyrocar and make it ride on skinny tracks. For more great projects: http://www.makezine.com Subscribe to Make Ma...

Weekend Project: Beetlebot

Simple robot from your parts bin that avoids obstacles. Get the PDF for this project here: http://makezine.com/2009/11/04/weekend-project-beetlebot/ M...

Weekend Project: Make an Explosion Engine

Make a DIY internal combustion engine that explodes into action just like the real thing! See the misfires and final test results!

Augmented Reality Sandbox - Weekend Project

The Augmented Reality Sandbox was developed by Oliver Kreylos at UC Davis. In hopes of giving this awesome software wider exposure and making it easie...

Weekend Project: The Mystery Switch

Make a mysterious electronic switch that only you know how to light up! For more great projects: http://www.makezine.com Subscribe to Make Magazine: h...

Weekend Project: 5-Minute Foam Factory

Take used styrofoam and reuse it to make cool new things with this easy 5-Minute Foam Factory. Thanks to Bob Knetzger for the original project in Make...

Weekend Project: 2x4 Project Enclosure

Show off your woodworking skills and create an affordable one-of-a-kind enclosure from 2×4 scraps for your next project. Detailed Instructions: http:/...

Weekend Project: Mint Tin Amp

Build a powerful pocket amplifier for your headphones and put it in a "curiously strong" minty case.

Weekend Project: CNC Wireless Inductive Charger

This project is an ideal place to hone your skills if you're just starting out with your CNC mill, or if you're looking to try your first electronics-...

Water Powered Flashlight (Weekend Project #1)

Complete Tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/ Throw those batteries away and switch to water powered devices! The DIY "...

Weekend Project: Shrieking Anti-Theft Backpack

This project uses simple electronics to create an alarm circuit for any bag. The key components are two 1/8″ headphone jacks with “normally closed” sw...

Weekend Project: $14 Video Camera Steadicam

Make this low-cost camera stabilizer for smooth, professional looking video.See the test results. More great projects at http://www.makezine.com Learn...

Weekend Project: The Powerfake

Take an old outdated PS/2 or USB ball mouse and turn it into a handy multimedia controller. Learn more here: http://makezine.com/2009/03/26/weekend-pr...

Weekend Project: Micro Forge

Do some blacksmithing and make your own nails and other small iron parts. Get the PDF for this project: http://makezine.com/2010/04/20/weekend-project...

DIY Smartphone Film Scanner (Weekend Project #4)

Read the tutorial here: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Film-Scanner/ Scan your favorite clips in just one click! Bring back those good...

Weekend Project: Cosmic Night Light

Make a glittering LED constelation jammed in resin! This is Part 1 of this two part project.

Weekend Project: The UnaBox

Make a wooden box that can only be opened if you know the secret. Get the PDF and plans for this project here: http://makezine.com/2010/01/25/weekend-...

Weekend Project: Macro Photography on a Budget

Pringles-can lens extender produces dazzling ultra close-ups for peanuts. Get the PDF for this project here: http://makezine.com/2009/12/06/weekend-pr...

Weekend Project: Compressed Air Rocket

Project Update! -- Since the Compressed Air Rocket project was published in Make: magazine, it's been hugely popular. We have now released the next ve...

Weekend Project: $10 Pseudoscope

Build an amazing optical toy that plays tricks on your brain.

Weekend Project: Make a Simple Laser Communicator

Secretly shoot your voice across the room in stealth mode on the beam of a laser! Learn more here: http://makezine.com/2008/12/31/weekend-project-simp...

Weekend Project: Kinetic Remote Control

Get rid of your batteries and power your remote control with just a shake. Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/07...

Weekend Project: Rok-Bak Chair

This recliner is very comfortable, easy and inexpensive to build, and can be assembled or disassembled in a few minutes. Get the PDF for this project ...