Taking a break from our typically complex electronics posts, we’ve found 5 simple inspirations for your next weekend project.Â These projects are a perfect combination of both crafts and electronics.
5. Hacked Magic 8 Ball
Perfect for diagnosing computer problems, asking a girl to a dance, or even a creative way to ask her to marry you.Â The possibilities are endless with this hacked magic 8 ball.Â The author simply cut the ball open, saved the liquid, cut off the default “yes, no, maybe” and stenciled in his own options.
4. Ping Pong Paddle “Glove”
Why not use your entire hand as the paddle?Â You can have more control since the paddle has really become part of the player.Â While these are actually a retail product, you could pickup a few used paddles and create your own in a few minutes.Â Cool idea!
3. Build Custom Speaker Enclosures
2. Make a Secret Cryptex Puzzle
As made famous by the Da Vinci Code, a Cryptex is an ancient puzzle where you must line up the letters in order to unlock a message inside.Â If the device is tampered with, vinegar inside dissolves the secret parchment, thus destroying the secret within.Â Learn how to build your own.
1. Create your own Sun Jars
Harness the “sun” into these translucent jars to set the mood at any occasion.Â They’re dirt simple to make and create a superb ambiance and atmosphere. Be sure to subscribe to HacknMod so you don’t miss out on similar posts in the future.