Category Archives: Crazy Hacks

DIY LIPO Battery Spot Welding

  WeAreTheWatt is building a DIY LIPO Battery Spot Welding project. The construction is very nice. The PCB is very well laid out but of course even with a very heavy copper clad board it would not be able to handle the amount of current he needs. Heavy bus bars are used to pass the current through […] Continue reading

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Guy Makes his own iPhone

    Instead of purchasing a new or reconditioned iPhone Scotty from Strange Parts decided to build his own. If he was in any other country this would have been near impossible but he was in China. There are lots of repair and recycling facilities that were able to sell him the bits and pieces […] Continue reading

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Edge Lit 481 Digital Voltmeter Display

  This Edge Lit 481 Digital Voltmeter Display totally makes me want to build a clock with this mechanism. Can you imagine talking a measurement with this meter that oscillates, it would make a ton of noise. I can see this being great help if you were siting on a stable reading and waiting for something […] Continue reading

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DIY Plasma Cutter Notcher

  Make it Extreme shows us how he built this DIY Plasma Cutter Notcher. The video shows the interesting build process. The end result is a great looking jig that handles the plasma cutter with precision.  End end result is a compact machine that can easily make very repeatable pipe notches and cuts.     Continue reading

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POP Bottle Rockets

    Pop bottles normally find their way into the trash or recycling but if you have some time you can make some interesting rockets with them. The 2 stage water rocket above was launched to a height of 864 feet.   This one quick to build the rocket portion, most of the bottle work […] Continue reading

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