DinoPiñata

This one is pretty standard and D does a pretty good job walking us thorough, so I’ll just leave it at that for now except to divulge the component heavy payload since it’s generally missing from photos: Arduino’s, Potentiometers, Test […]

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WyattBikeCart

BikeCart

Wyatt’s bike cart was a rare unicorn of a project in that I had previously built up a similar but more beat up Schwinn trailer nearly identical to this one. Eventually it fell apart for various reasons but I pack-ratted […]

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Wyatt Cart

Wyatt’s pull cart

Obviously this was a quickie but also probably more accessible for anyone else in a similar predicament. You don’t really need much other than a few small hand tool, some spacer material and a rigid platform of whatever length you […]

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Lightbox

Colors are a little tricky. You’ve seen those filters at the average kids museum that illustrates that yellow and blue make green by overlaying acrylic shapes, but in that example you’re just filtering white light and so reducing the output. […]

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Smoke Bubbles!

This is an easy one! Add some extra pop! to your bubble repertoire with a containment chamber and some smoke effects. Bubble machines are a dime a dozen these days- you probably already have one lying around just because. Well, […]

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Stranger Lights

If I searched hard enough I’m sure I could find some duplication of many/most of my projects (especially involving pop culture), but I strive to deliver primarily original content here. Still- when I set out to build some stranger things […]

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Incendio!

This one’s pretty easy, or at least it can be depending on how devoted you feel like being to the details. In a nutshell, we put a lithium battery extracted from an E-cigarette into a wooden dowel and ran some […]

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Squirrel Soaker

This is just another example of us recycling/repurposing the random projects we have lying around the house. We’ve enjoyed the close up bird & critter watching this handy feeder provides, but lately the squirrels have ratcheted up their efforts to […]

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Microscope stuff

It’s always exciting when Delilah opts for Microscope over TV- this particular expedition we (Delilah, myself, and her Camel, “Saul”)were hunting Tardigrades- a fascinating little creature (also called Water bears) with a penchant for survival. I’m going to regurgitate what […]

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