Muff: a fuzzy warm tube to warm your hands I started this project wanting to incorporate a clear vinyl view screen into a muff so that the user could send text messages or otherwise use their smartphone/device while keeping their hands warm. I had seen some thing like this at a sporting goods store over … Continue reading Monster Muff Purse with Vinyl View Screen
DC power supplies can be used to run your battery powered devices. In this video I'll show you how I upgraded a small planetarium and share some principles you can apply to any device. Always practice safety when dealing with electricity.
It’s almost here! That magical time of year where everything changes – we bring trees in the house, put lights outside and move our budget to the red. Christmas time! Add some rustic flair to your home this year and keep your budget black with a super simple, no-sew burlap and duck-cloth tree skirt. I … Continue reading Easy no-sew burlap tree skirt
Sometimes we let our baby sit in the sandbox with the bubble machine on – it seems to make him happy. On one such a summers day, we were toddler-sitting for a friend of ours while the bubbles rained down on the sandbox. Our young friend was less interested in getting sandy but was taken … Continue reading FPS Bubbles
I love bubbles, they are relaxing, mesmerizing even, to watch. They are swirling rainbow orbs that just float where the wind takes them. Even as a kid, I was fascinated by bubbles and I remember how excited I was at our ‘bubble-ology’ class in grade school. However, pretty much the first thing I learned about … Continue reading Guar gum bubbles + wand
Surfing Pinterest my wife found a PVC water table that she thought would be perfect for our one-year-old. Although following pre-laid out instructions doesn’t make a building project much fun for me, I figured it would be a pretty quick job, so I happily agreed to build it and set off to the hardware store. … Continue reading DIY wooden frame water table
Here’s a really simple, yet fun project to do for the kids, the DIY lightsaber! This one is so simple, the kids can do it themselves (with a little supervision on the cutting, of course). Watch the video here for a 2 minute summary, or check out below for details. What you need: 1 pool noodle (image … Continue reading Easy DIY ‘lightsaber’ or sword