Category: Projects

Soda Can Metalwork

Atomic Shrimp came up with a really neat way to make ornamental metal boxes.  Remember that aluminum can be really sharp, so be extra careful, but this could be a really neat gift.

Every Kid Needs a Power Drill

I was in Lowe’s the other day and saw a pretty cool set of tools designed for the youngsters.  “Red Toolbox”  makes tool kits designed to be used by kids.   One of the things that caught my eye was the…

Backyard Space Capsule (Video)

Not every treehouse starts with a trip to Boeing Surplus…The RULAV was built in 2009-2010 by Jon Howell and Jeremy Elson, with lots of help from other people. Their site describes the rocket’s design and construction in detail, along with…

Ancestral Skills

The Stone Age is the common denominator of mankind, and through experimental archeology-the relearning and replication of ancient skills-we take a step of discovery and understanding into this rich past. In this collection, drawn from the pages of the Bulletin…

The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science

What could be more fun for kids than to have the kind of rip-roaring good time that harkens back to pre-video game, pre-computer days? Introducing 64 valuable science experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink! From Marshmallows…