Showing posts tagged
#diy

Cool Dad Mods Five-Year Old’s Sons Lightning McQueen Powerwheel

At the age of 2 Evan received his Lightning McQueen Powerwheel for christmas of 2009. After three years of use he had worn through the plastic wheels. We decided to upgrade the oem plastic wheels to metal rims with rubber tires. From that point more modifications were added every few weeks.

Now, Evans Lightning McQueen Powerwheel is equipped with an aluminum back half chassis, dual sealed gel batteries with an output of 24 volts, a 500 watt .66 horsepower electric motor, disk brake, throttle modulated variable speed control with reverse and sparco battery cut off switch.

We chose the song “Real Gone” by Sheryl Crow because it was the opening song of the Disney movie “Cars”.

(by )

Star Wars’ Imperial March Settings on Washing Machine

If you leave your husband home alone…. sooner or later he will need to figure out how to use a washing machine. Probably he will play The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme) from Star Wars.

May the Force be with all home alone left husbands.

Clever Clip Tips!

Here are 12 innovative uses for the simple binder clip!

Save time, money and have fun too!

1. Poor Man’s Money Clip
2. Bike Pant De-Flapper
3. Universal Bag clipper
4. Earbud Wrapper
5. Clothes Clip Hanger
6. Tidy Cable Organizer
7. Fridge Foto Mount
8. Home Button Saver
9. Toothpaste Roll Holder
10. Cheap Cellphone Stand
11. Double Clip Launcher
12. Beer Stacker

Geek Crafts: Batman Knit and Crochet Roundup

1. Knitted Batman Headband from Craftyville on Squidoo
2. Batman Knit Hat from Portable Knitting
3. Pattern: Batman, The Brave and Bold  from Craftiness
4. Wa na na na na na na na Bat Shawl! from The AntiCraft
5. Kids Batman Hat from Craftown.com
6. Robin (Batman & Robin) from Bethea Buchanan on Ravelry

(vía FaveCraftBlog)

Geek Crafts: Batman Knit and Crochet Roundup

1. Knitted Batman Headband from Craftyville on Squidoo

2. Batman Knit Hat from Portable Knitting

3. Pattern: Batman, The Brave and Bold from Craftiness

4. Wa na na na na na na na Bat Shawl! from The AntiCraft

5. Kids Batman Hat from Craftown.com

6. Robin (Batman & Robin) from Bethea Buchanan on Ravelry

(vía FaveCraftBlog)

Weekend Projects: How To Build a Bottle Radio

Crystal radio technology has been around for many years. This “bottle radio” take on a crystal radio requires no power source, operates on the power from radio waves, and receives signal from a long wire antenna.

As radio stations slowly move away from the AM band, the “window of opportunity” to experience this remarkable technology is dwindling.

The “crystal” in question is contained inside a germanium diode, and is used to rectify the radio signal so that our ears can hear it.

Complete instructions for this episode of Weekend Projects can be found at:
http://makeprojects.com/Project/Bottle-Radio/2077/1

SCIENCE!: Levitating Light Bulb (Wireless Power Transfer + Magnetic Levitation)

Hey, I’m Chris Rieger, an Electrical Engineering student from the University of Queensland Australia.

This is a project that I’ve been working on for a while now and I hope you like it.

More info can be found at my website: http://chrisrieger.com/LevLight.aspx

Up!