DIY

I don’t really get this whole fidget spinner phenomenon, but I have to say that this particular spinner is undeniably awesome. In the video below, you’ll watch YouTuber PressTube cast a Batman symbol fidget spinner with bullet shells. It’s actually very interesting to watch the process. [click to continue…]

You could buy a life-size Aliens facehugger prop, but where’s the fun in that?
Odin Abbott is about to show you how you can build your own. Then he’ll show you how to build a cryo-stasis tank to keep that sucker contained. [click to continue…]

If you’re up to the task, you can build this fantastic Guardian Sword replica from Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The entire 34-inch sword is is 3D-printed and contains over 90 NeoPixel LEDs. See how it was done in the video below. [click to continue…]

Father and Mad Max fan Ian Pfaff works as a director, but in his spare time he likes to make props. For his latest creation, he and his wife Emily modified Cozy Coupe toy cars with random stuff that included everything from old computer parts to to a breast pump. [click to continue…]

Nerdy Dad and YouTuber The Beardless Man sent us a video that chronicles his first nerdy woodworking build—a little Millennium Falcon tablet theater that he made for his kids. As you’ll see, it’s a fun project that handy dads and moms can handle without too much trouble. [click to continue…]

Redditor LetsbuildsomeShit‘s username definitely checks out, because this awesome Raspberry Pi 3 / RetroPie-powered Legend of Zelda barrel arcade machine is a custom job. If you’re interested in doing something similar, an overview of the build is available in the gallery below. [click to continue…]

Jen of EPBOT is back with another fun craft project and, as a longtime Calvin and Hobbes fan, I fell completely in love with this one. A Spaceman Spiff version would also be excellent.

If you have a glue gun and a few bucks for the dollar store then you have pretty much everything you need to complete this project. Head on over to EPBOT for the complete tutorial.

Etsy seller Krawka is adding to her line of jumbo crochet patterns for nerdy characters with this 8″ Alien Xenomorph. If you have $5 and medium to advanced crochet skills you can make this cuddly nightmare happen. [click to continue…]

Origami artist Tadashi Mori is back with another Star Wars-themed tutorial. Making an origami Princess Leia isn’t easy, but the design is fantastic. Working on it can also be something of a meditation on a woman and a character that will be dearly missed. [click to continue…]

Now that I’ve seen the Assault Trombone/Fart Cannon produced by the father and son team behind YouTube’s CAPTAINQUINN, I want to see what an entire school band would sound like if their instruments were weaponized. It would put a traumatic spin on a Battle Of The Bands. [click to continue…]