52 Random Weekend Projects by Grant Thompson, "The King of Random"

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : St. Martin's Griffin
Release : 2020-03-10
ISBN-13 : 9781250184511
Hardcover : 256 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

From one of the most popular project channels on YouTube comes a how-to book on building things that go boom. Grant Thompson, "The King of Random," has created one of the most popular project channels on YouTube, featuring awesome videos such as How to Make a Laser Assisted Blowgun and Assassin’s Micro Crossbow. He currently has almost 10 million subscribers, posts 5 times a week, and averages over 40 million views a month. Partnering with Grant is Ted Slampyak, the artist behind the #1 New York Times bestseller 100 Deadly Skills. 52 Random Weekend Projects: For Budding Inventors and Backyard Builders is a guide that enables ordinary folks to build an impressive arsenal of projects. These crafts combine some of Grant’s most popular projects—Matchbox Rockets, Pocket Slingshot Super Shooters, Proto-Putty, Ninja Balls, Mini Matchstick Guns, The Clothespin Pocket Pistol—with many new ones, providing clear instructions on how to build them step-by-step. Broken down into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced sections, 52 Random Weekend Projects is loaded with truly amazing projects, including: - Mousetrap Handgun - Mini Solar Scorcher - Air Vortex Canon - Air Mounted Skewer Shooter - Paracord Bullwhip - Bottle Cap Party Whistle - Ninja Stress Balls - Tablecloth Parachute - Skyblaster Slingshot And many more!

52 Random Weekend Projects by Grant Thompson

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : St. Martin's Griffin
Release : 2019-10-01
ISBN-13 : 1250184509
Hardcover : 256 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

From one of the most popular project channels on Youtube comes a how-to book on building things that go boom. Grant Thompson, "The King of Random," has created one of the most popular project channels on YouTube, featuring awesome videos such as How to Make a Laser Assisted Blowgun and Assassin’s Micro Crossbow. He currently has almost 10 million subscribers, posts 5 times a week, and averages over 40 million views a month. Partnering with Grant is Ted Slampyak, the artist behind the #1 New York Times bestseller 100 Deadly Skills. The Awesome Arsenal is a guide that enables ordinary folks to build an impressive arsenal of projects. These crafts combine some of Grant’s most popular projects—Matchbox Rockets, Pocket Slingshot Super Shooters, Proto-Putty, Ninja Balls, Mini Matchstick Guns, The Clothespin Pocket Pistol—with many new ones, providing clear instructions on how to build them step-by-step. Broken down into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced sections, The Awesome Arsenal is loaded with truly amazing projects, including: - Mousetrap Handgun - Mini Solar Scorcher - Air Vortex Canon - Air Mounted Skewer Shooter - Paracord Bullwhip - Bottle Cap Party Whistle - Ninja Stress Balls - Tablecloth Parachute - Skyblaster Slingshot And many more!

52 Random Weekend Projects by Grant Thompson he King of Random

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Release : 2020-03-10
ISBN-13 : 1974810011
Hardcover : Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

This Book Isn T Safe by Colin Furze

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Penguin
Release : 2017-09-12
ISBN-13 : 9780451478771
Hardcover : 192 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Colin Furze, five-time Guinness World Record Holder and YouTube's undisputed king of crazy inventions, instructs fans and curious young inventors on how to build ten brand new wacky inventions at home with an affordable tool kit. Colin Furze's bonkers and brilliant inventions such as a homemade hoverbike, DIY Wolverine Claws, an alarm clock ejector bed, and Hoover shoes have earned him 4.5 million YouTube subscribers and more than 450 million video views. Now Colin is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors with This Book Isn't Safe! This Book Isn't Safe contains instructions on how to make ten brand new inventions with a basic at-home toolkit, alongside behind-the-scenes stories about some of Colin's greatest inventions and top secret tips and tricks straight from his invention bunker (aka a shed in his backyard in Stamford Lincolnshire).

Life Hacks by Grant Thompson

Genre : House & Home
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-09-02
ISBN-13 : 9781632200259
Hardcover : 128 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

For the past few years, Grant Thompson has spent his weekends starting fires, building cannons, and experimenting with dry ice and liquid nitrogen. He’s made pumpkins explode, defied gravity, and discovered countless ways to make everyday life easier using ordinary items such as butter, suntan lotion, cupcake wrappers, and aluminum foil. His discoveries and experiments, many posted online to sites such as YouTube, have earned him the title of the King of Random. With the help of the staff at Instructables.com, Thompson has compiled the best of his weekend projects in Life Hacks. With life hacks from the King himself, you’ll see how easy it is to have better summers, less stressful holidays, and cooler—literally—birthday parties. Following Thompson’s instructions in this book, you’ll be able to: Make dry ice with a fire extinguisher Create carbonated ice cream Start fires with plastic water bottles Charge your cell phone—using your own energy Build working speakers for less than $1 And much more

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Workman Publishing
Release : 2019-07-30
ISBN-13 : 9781641702126
Hardcover : 96 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

For years, James Orgill has amazed millions of YouTube fans with zany experiments in his popular videos on The Action Lab channel. Now, for the first time, you can do these experiments at home! Extreme Garage Science for Kids! is jam-packed with killer projects and irresistibly nerdy explanations of how the world works. Draw on water. Remove the iron from your Cheerios. Defy Newtonian physics! Bursting with fun illustrations and full-color, photographed step-by-step instructions, Extreme Garage Science for Kids! is a thrilling scientific adventure for young minds everywhere!

Upcycled Technology by Daniel Davis

Genre : Technology & Engineering
Editor : Mango Media Inc.
Release : 2019-03-31
ISBN-13 : 9781633539105
Hardcover : 144 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

DIY science projects using old tech to create new zombie tech—an eco-friendly, fantastic way to learn about today’s technology. We all have a drawer or closet full of old discarded tech just sitting around, gathering dust. Memories of a bygone technological era that have been replaced by newer, shiner, smarter devices. What can you do with them? Most of us don’t even know how to properly dispose of them. If only there was a way to save them from their untimely fate. Well empty out that drawer and grab a screwdriver because the time has come to bring these old devices back from the grave! Old technology may no longer be useful, but it isn’t useless. Hidden inside often-discarded devices is a treasure trove of motors, magnets, screens, and other parts just waiting for a chance to be upcycled! And this type of “upcycling” doesn’t mean turning an old CD into a coaster, it means something a little more hardcore, like . . . · How to make a great Wi-Fi security camera with an old cell phone · How to make a basic 3D printer out of old computer disk drives · What can be made with the rare-earth magnets inside old hard drives or the reusable LCD screens in old phones · And much more Fans of Popular Science, Smithsonian’s Maker Lab, and The Big Book of Makerspace Projects will love Upcycled Technology.

Duct Tape Engineer by Lance Akiyama

Genre : Science
Editor : Rockport Publishers
Release : 2017-02-01
ISBN-13 : 9781631593864
Hardcover : 160 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Duct Tape Engineer: The Book of Big, Bigger, and Epic Duct Tape Projects shows you how to create the most enjoyable and impressive projects you’ve ever made—and they all start with a simple strip of duct tape. Build furniture, bags, outdoor items and more using simple tools and materials, with no special engineering skills needed. Start with duct tape basics that will aid in assembly: Learn cutting and tearing methods and taping techniques (yes, there’s more to it than slapping it down). Discover how to make sturdy duct tape sheets that can be cut and shaped. Using easily accessible tools and supplies like a utility knife and heavy-duty cardboard boxes, try your hand at making a desk and desk chair. Grab some foam and make a backpack, or create a custom hammock. Build a geodesic dome, and go truly epic with a giant pyramid catapult. Every project includes step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams and photos. Don’t miss Lance Akiyama’s tips and suggestions for supplies, project variations, and material substitutions. Follow the solid construction techniques and you’ll ensure that these DIY projects will become favorite classroom activities and family projects. Among the projects are: A lightweight bed frame and full-size dresser with working drawers Outdoor pieces like a hammock and garden swing A heavy-duty toolbox with pockets galore, and a stylish two-color messenger bag Ballistics, including a slingshot A kayak! These projects are real, they work, and are super fun. Roll up your sleeves and let the engineering begin!

Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Editor : Workman Publishing
Release : 2017-10-03
ISBN-13 : 9780761193777
Hardcover : 340 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Take time to breathe. Take time to create. Take time to reflect, take time to let go. A book that’s unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers. Created in partnership with Flow, the groundbreaking international magazine that celebrates creativity, beautiful illustration, a love of paper, and life’s little pleasures, A Book That Takes Its Time mixes articles, inspiring quotes, and what the editors call “goodies”—bound-in cards, mini-journals, stickers, posters, blank papers for collaging, and more—giving it a distinctly handcrafted, collectible feeling. Read about the benefits of not multitasking, then turn to “The Joy of One Thing at a Time Notebook” tucked into the pages. After a short piece on the power of slowing down, fill in the designed notecards for a Beautiful Moments jar. Make a personal timeline. Learn the art of hand-lettering. Dig into your Beginner’s Mind. Embrace the art of quitting. Take the writing cure. And always smile. Move slowly and with intention through A Book That Takes Its Time, and discover that sweet place where life can be both thoughtful and playful.

Food52 Dynamite Chicken by Tyler Kord

Genre : Cooking
Editor : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2019-10-08
ISBN-13 : 9781524759018
Hardcover : 176 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

A game-changing collection of 60 new-fashioned chicken recipes from chef Tyler Kord and Food52, the award-winning online kitchen and home destination. Sautéed, fried, or nestled in a sheet pan, chicken is a clear winner for home cooks around the world--from jerk chicken and chicken adobo to Vietnamese chicken noodle soup, pho ga. But because chicken is so popular, you may feel like you've run out of new ways to love it. That's where Food52 and Tyler Kord come in, bringing you a clever collection of deliciously inventive chicken dishes. In this book, you'll find creative recipes for every occasion: Winning weeknight dinners and ambitious-but-worth-it weekend projects; meals to impress guests and satisfy picky kids; and cozy comfort foods to curl up with. Tyler's new classics will soon join your regular recipe lineup, with dishes like Roast Chicken with All of the Vegetables in Your CSA, Broiled Chicken Thighs with Plum Tomatoes & Garlic, Patrick's Fried Chicken with Spicy Pickles, and Tangy Rose's Lime-Glazed Wings. He throws in a few surprises, too, like Chicken & Kimchi Pierogies and Spicy Parmesan Chicken Potpie, along with an ingenious combination of chicken and lasagna (called Chickensagna, naturally). And thanks to handy how-tos on carving, trussing, spatchcocking, making stock from scratch, and much more, you'll learn every chicken trick in the--well--book. So even if chicken's already your trusty dinner go-to, Dynamite Chicken will have you eating lots more of it, and never getting bored.