Tag Archives: DIY

Using Skateboard Grip For No More iPhone Slippage

One thing the iPhone was NOT made for is staying where you place it. Try getting that thing to sit still on a slightly angled slippery surface. And none of us want to let a $400 device smash to the floor. Here’s a cool mod to help the problem. Go to your local skate shop (there’s probably one within 20 ...

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Awesome iPod Ad Halloween Costume Idea

This year I’ve decided to be a RPG style dwarf for Halloween (mostly because I couldn’t think of a way to be a Tauren or a Death Knight), including a dwarf mask called Motorhead, and a cool looking fake sword. Though I probably should have put more thought into it, like these guys. I don’t know about you, but I ...

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DIY: Mac Classic To Mac Mini Mod

Here’s a way for you to gut your Mac Classic and hook it up to a Mac Mini. In 11 moderately easy steps, this mod is one that most novice computer builders can handle on their own. Just make sure you didn’t already make your Mac into a backpack. The mod allows the innards of a Mac Classic to run ...

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Hybrid Creature Toys Made From Bits Of Everything

These toys made by Sang Won Sung (not to be confused with twin brother Sing Two Singing), are made from bits of other recycled toys (and some assorted household objects), creating odd, and sometimes eerie looking toy models. The two boys pictured above are aptly named “bull” and “elk”, both of their faces made with the recycled torso of a ...

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DIY Sprinkler For Under $5

If you have ever lived in a suburban neighborhood, you know how obsessive people can be about their lawns. You can hear your neighbors outside at 2 a.m. whispering words of encouragement to their plants. It borders on lunacy really. If you are one of these people, but you lack the funds to get a proper sprinkler, about $5 and ...

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Jaundice Mario Made From Floppy Discs

Okay, so it’s not perfect. In fact, Mario looks rather sick to his stomach. But this Mario mural made from old floppy discs is really a great effort. You have to at least give them that. Pretty impressive (and we’ve seen some cool Mario mods in our day). The person who created this Mario piece plans to create an entire ...

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New Ways To Use Old Crap

Static is a project showing how old products can be used to make new and interesting gadgets. One man’s trash is really another man’s treasure, no matter how crappy the trash is. Check out some more of these inventive creations after the jump, plus much more at the source.

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Turn Your Guitar Hero Controller Into a Working Instrument

Hot on the heels of the announcement that 17 new songs are being added to the Guitar Hero III lineup comes this bad ass hack that allows you to turn your controller into a working instrument. Just keep in mind that you will actually need some musical ability to play this thing – and getting through the expert levels on ...

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Tired Of Flushing The Toilet?

Build a RoboFlusher and manual toilet flushing could be a thing of the past. All you need is a Lego MXT Kit and the handy instructions in the link below. If you are geeky enough to build this, chances are you avoid most forms of manual labor – no matter how small. That having been said, why should you have ...

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DIY: Gas Mask Respirator

Developed after a certain crafty someone could no longer stand his allergy to sawdust, this DIY Gas Mask is made to aid in your respiration when you’re working at your work bench and don’t want to inhale some of the nasty fumes that some projects emit. To make your own positive air pressure gas mask, you’ll need to pick up ...

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