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How to: Reflow Solder Tutorial

How to: Reflow Solder Tutorial

We taught a SMT soldering class at the Atlanta hackerspace ( http://freesideatlanta.org ) focusing on using stencils and solder paste. Here are some shots of a circuit being reflowed on a skillet and inside a toaster oven. Surface tension is able...
Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Although you can't play with Wiimote controlled 15 ton grapples in the living room. This hack isn't anything like the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot controlled with a Wiimote or the Wiimote operated Lawnmower. This one has gone king-size. This thing is a...
Superb Wooden Rube Goldberg Machine

Superb Wooden Rube Goldberg Machine

The Marble Lifting Machine would probably impress even Leonardo da Vinci. Mere words cannot describe the play of physics and craft that goes into this machine which has a single task – take a steel marble and transport it to the top of the...
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Make a "Joule Thief" Circuit to Extract Battery Power

This week, Windell Oskay of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories joins me to teach you how to make a super clever little circuit called the Joule Thief! The Joule Thief allows you to squeeze the life out of what most people think of as "dead"...
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DIY Virtual Windows & IR LEDs + Wiimote

DIY Virtual Windows & IR LEDs + Wiimote

Why wake up to the same view each day if you can wake up somewhere different?  Using a Wiimote, Mac, and infrared LEDs, you can create your own virtual windows which change as you move locations within the room.  You can download WinScape for...
How to: Fix a Scratched CD

How to: Fix a Scratched CD

The things you’ll need to accomplish this project are a scratched CD in need of repair, metal polisher, paper towels, and tissue...
Nintendo DS LED and Force Feedback Mod

Nintendo DS LED and Force Feedback Mod

Here’s another superb mod from f00f00 detailing the process of adding force-feedback to a stock Nintendo DS using LEDs and a vibration motor.  With limited space inside the DS, he used all surface mount parts and a circuit board smaller than a...
DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

This is an easy do-it-yourself project if you have your Wii connected to a projector and it is all for about...
DIY: Shoulder Fired Dry Ice Canon

DIY: Shoulder Fired Dry Ice Canon

Everyone enjoys a good explosion or long distance launch.  Learn to build your own canon project uses a simple ingredient – dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide) which goes directly from solid to gas. The process called sublimation releases a...
DIY Seven Color Handheld Laser

DIY Seven Color Handheld Laser

Combining green, red, and blue lasers, this brilliant hacker created a seven color laser and even the illusive white laser! Using various mirrors and optics, he’s able to create color combinations and lighting effects. The whole system is so...
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