Tag Archives: DIY

Nerd Family Makes Homemade Narnia Gear

If you’ve ever delved into the world of fantasy, and really, who hasn’t at some point, you likely understand that while your mind is a powerful device, one thing it isn’t capable of doing is allowing you to feel the press of authentic fantasy gear against your skin. This geek family takes their Narnia play very seriously. So seriously that ...

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DIY: Mario Raccoon Rug

Looking for something productive to make with that hidden crocheting talent of yours? This 7 x 7 ft Mario Raccoon Rug took this craftster about 15 days to finish, or about 120 hours, hand crocheting each and everyone of its 386 granny squares. Pixel crocheting. Now that’s an interesting concept. Taking the old and making it new again. That’s what ...

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Arduino-based Lunar Landing Game

So, you’ve been looking for a way to test your hand-eye coordination and space travel skills that doesn’t require staring at a screen or actually traveling into space. The ATMEL AVR microcontroller and Arduino-based Lunar Landing Game allows for an entertaining experience that doesn’t require any digital visuals. The concept of the game appears to be something along the lines ...

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Star Wars Clone Wars Action Shots in LEGO Form

The Tour de Force project by Ochre Jelly depicts action scenes based on the Star Wars’ Clone Wars universe, but with a twist. The scenes are composed of awesome LEGO sculptures. Jelly has a unique take on Star Wars LEGO building. I really love the use of LEGO bricks to create the illusion of lightsaber movement.

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“OMG! They Killed Kenny!” LEGO Brick Sculpture Creation

Two things can be expected when watching an episode of South Park. One, you’re bound to laugh at something, even if it’s in disgust. Two, a heavily jacketed boy by the name of Kenny McCormick is going to die in some gory manner, every time without fail. This OMG! They Killed Kenny! LEGO Brick Sculpture was created by Dirk VH. ...

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Jail-made Cross Knife: Shank a Punk and Be Saved All In One

A German prisoner had a score to settle, but he realized there was no way to hide a weapon unless he could devise some sort of evil plan. So, with little other option, the German criminal created a hallowed-out wooden cross with an attached shiv. Though the plan seemed fool-proof, the German prisoner must have been a world-class fool. His ...

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Dragon Made Out of Soda Can Pull Tabs

No, not “pop,” you friggen mid-westerners. SODA! This dragon was made entirely out of SODA, yes, SODA can pull tabs. Measuring 14 inches long and 8 inches tall, the Soda Can Pull Tab Dragon was produced by gluing an undisclosed number of pull tabs to each other with standard epoxy. The creator of the dragon named it shinkonryuu, and its ...

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DIY Walnut and Paper Drum Machine is Bizarre, But Free

“Walnut and Paper Drum Machine.” It sounds like the subject header from some shitty spam e-mail. But thankfully, this DIY project is both faux-meat product-free and very real. So, here’s what you have to do. Steal a bunch of walnuts from your squirrely forest friends, grab a sheet a paper and a webcam, and head over to download the free ...

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Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. Papercraft: Sure, Why Not

It’s not everyday you see a mustached Hello Kitty figure, but something about the way the stars have aligned at this moment has set the mood for the totally unneeded, but gratefully accepted, Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. papercraft dolls. Apparently a Hello Kitty – Star Wars mash-up wasn’t quite enough. These Mario and Luigi kitties feature removable hats and ...

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Capri Sun Jacket Requires Lots of Urination

Unless you have a huge family, crafting a jacket out of empty Capri Sun containers is going to require two sacrifices. Lots of drinking and lots of peeing. In fact, you’ll probably wind up doing both at once if you really want to finish this jacket in record time. Made using almost solely empty Capri Suns (with the exception of ...

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