Tag Archives: DIY

Marty McFly’s Self-Tying Sneakers Become a Reality

An Instructable user / Back to the Future enthusiast took it upon themselves to great a very real version of Marty McFly’s Self-Tying Nikes from the iconic second film in the series. As you step inside the shoe, the force sensor feels the additional pressure, adds tension to the lases, tightens the shoe and viola! The shoes wear utilize an ...

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8-Bit Costume Makes Your Friends Look High-Def in Comparison

I know, summer has barely begun, but it’s never too early to start hunting for that perfect Halloween idea. Kiel Johnson and Klai Brown created this awesome 8-Bit costume, lovingly referred to as “Gary,” by cutting out large cube-shaped pixels out of high-density foam sheets. The pixels are attached to an articulated cardboard structure to provide wearability in all three ...

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USB Typewriter Turns iPad into Vintage Writing Contraption

The typewriter. The ultimate forerunner of the word processor. We don’t give the typewriter enough credit for changing the world of the press. Providing fanboys of the 1880s to create fan fiction which could be read by tens of readers, instead of just himself. But since we’re in a new era. In fact, there’s probably been multiple new eras since ...

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Fully Functional LEGO Sniper Rifle

Kids love their LEGOs, no doubt about it. But somethings are better left for us mature and responsible adults. Well, as mature and responsible as you can be while at the same time building stuff like this LEGO Sniper Rifle. Built using LEGO Technics, Jack Streat created this full functioning Lee Enfield Sniper Rifle, and by fully functioning, we mean ...

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iPad Mac Classic Mod

I don’t think there’s a lot of people with these old Mac Classics lying around, but for those who do, here’s a cool way to actually use the thing for something other than taking up space. The iPad Mac Classic mod molds the old with the new, integrating the iPad into the display of the Mac Classic. Link [via]

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LEGO Circular Saw For the Geeky Construction Worker

Anybody who has followed Gearfuse long enough knows that there are really no limits to the artistry that can go into LEGO work. In fact, there are people who even make a career out of it. But Dave and John Xandegar simply wanted to create a power tool capable of fulfilling the geeky carpenter. The LEGO Circular Saw is probably ...

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Boba Fett Fleece Beanie: Collect Some Heads While Warming Your Own

The Fett-man has become one of the most endearing characters in the Star Wars universe. Second in evil only to Darth Vader (and perhaps Jabba the Hutt, but even that’s debatable. Jabba’s motives were out of pure greed. Boba simply loves to kill). Etsy user daniellemaupin sold her Boba Fett Fleece Beanie for $25, so you might have already missed ...

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Cartridge Mod Allows You To Play Game Boy Game on Your NES

Do you remember the Super Game Boy? Basically it was an official modded cartridge from Nintendo that allowed you to play your Game Boy games on the big screen of your TV, right through your SNES system. Nintendo Age forum user and creator of this awesome mod bunnyboy describes his gadget as “basically the Super Game Boy, without the Super ...

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