DIY Pumpkin Guaranteed To Make You Hollow Out Your Bowels

It's almost Halloween again, and for those of you who have yet to try your hand at carving a badass pumpkin, check out Make Zine's » 10/28/08 9:15pm 10/28/08 9:15pm video of a self-proclaimed "scariest pumpkin ever"—a simple looking pumpkin with not-so-simple insides. Looking at the project, it's apparent that aesthetics are not what is shocking…

Haunted Ouija Board Communicates With The Dead (Your PC)

Halloween is fast approaching, so it's time to start outfitting your house with spooky decor! If you're feeling particularly courageous this season, why not try your hand at this really neat DIY haunted Ouija board project. After some wood carving, staining and electrical work, you'll end up with a board that not only… » 10/22/08 10:45pm 10/22/08 10:45pm

Micro-Max is 19 Tools in the Palm of Your Hand

Like a useful little Autobot, the Micro-Max tool transforms into not just two or three, but nineteen different doohickeys for you to use. Included within its moving parts are six types of screwdrivers, two hex wrenches, a bottle opener, pliers, a file, and wire tools. If you're a DIY enthusiast, or just like really… » 10/08/08 11:30pm 10/08/08 11:30pm

DIY Geiger Counters Help Us Face Our Dismal, Irradiated Futures

What with the financial crisis » 10/02/08 10:30pm 10/02/08 10:30pm and and the possibility of having an insane (but like-able! Teehee!) person becoming the , we could be headed for a -esque situation in the near future. And when that day comes, I'll be the person on the block with a DIY Geiger counter. Hack-n-Mod has compiled a list of the three best…

Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle for $3000

For DIYers with a lot more technical know-how than cash, an Instructables user has put up a really interesting tutorial on building an electric motorcycle using just $3000. The vehicle has a 70mph top speed, but can only go about 10 miles before it needs to be recharged. It's great for a quick trip to the store, if… » 7/19/08 6:15pm 7/19/08 6:15pm

Automatic Cat Faucet is One DIY Hack That Felines Will Love

Luckily, my cat was always too dumb to make the connection between the faucet and fresh water, so she's made do thus far with just sipping from her water dish. But I've heard that once kitties taste from the tap, they never want to go back. For running water addicted cats, MAKE contributor tsruzik has constructed a… » 7/12/08 2:30pm 7/12/08 2:30pm

DIY Geiger Counter: When the Big One Drops, You Will Be Ready

When the world finally goes all to hell and the missiles start flying, a Geiger counter will be a handy tool for anyone who survives the blast. Be prepared by building your own Mr. Fission radar detector. The device works with a standard Geiger tube, a high voltage power supply, and a design based around a Motorola… » 11/21/07 6:00pm 11/21/07 6:00pm