DIY: My first “acoustic laptop”

A picture of my first experiment with creating an acoustic laptop, which basically is miked wooden box with a interesting soundgenerating objects inside. Really easy to make, all you need is a piezo element (you’ll find them in those cheap birtdaycards that play music, or you can order them online. The piezo element is soldered…

Read more...

Mini-diy: Upcycled tin cans

Simple DIY project, using two empty tin cans, the back covers of two old issues of Computer arts, and the roots from tall grasses growing at our local beach to tied it all together. Doesn’t get much greener than this :)

Read more...

Mini-DIY: Make your own BORG with voice recorder and playback

Resistanse is futile!

Read more...

DIY: Handpainted giftwrapping from cardboard boxes

How-to transform a boring cardboard box into something worth taking care of instead of throwing away.

Read more...

DIY: How to make your own iPhone macro lens

Learn how you can take amazing pictures with a homemade macro lens for your iPhone or other smartphone.

Read more...

Tiny Eco Warriors #1-5

This is a good project to do with kids. Just start gathering bits and pieces of junk in a box, or clean out a few drawers, and you soon have enough raw material to create your own little eco warrior tribe! Any material can be used. On the creature above we have a wine cork…

Read more...

DIY bottlemounted moustache

5 minutes with a pair of sissors and permanent marker, and VOILA! You have a new facial ornament!

Read more...

Deadly cute DIY Vibrobot!

See it on Flickr I made this cute little vibrobot today, with some spare parts I had lying around. Got inspired by an old Makezine article, and decided to smack it together. It turned out pretty cool actually, it hums around like a happy little bug. I gave it a cute nose with a potentiometer,…

Read more...