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!

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!

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

Practical Duct Tape Projects by Instructables.com

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-05-01
ISBN-13 : 9781626362437
Hardcover : 208 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Duct tape has gotten a reputation as the quick-fix tape for every situation. However, did you know that you can use duct tape to create practical items for everyday use? Did you also know that duct tape now comes in a variety of colors, so your creations can be fun and stylish? Originating from Instructables, a popular project-based community made up of all sorts of characters with wacky hobbies and a desire to pass on their wisdom to others, Practical Duct Tape Projects contains ideas from a number of authors who nurse a healthy urge to create anything possible from duct tape. Practical Duct Tape Projects provides step-by-step instructions on a variety of useful and fun objects involving duct tape. Guided through each endeavor by detailed photographs, the reader will create articles of clothing, tools, and more, such as: Fishing net Messenger bag Wallet with change pouch Duck tub stopper Laptop case Pencil case And much more! The Instructables community has provided a compilation of guides on a variety of duct tape exploits. The most outrageous projects are definitely the most fun, and this book shows that duct tape can make just about anything.

The Big Book Of Maker Skills by Chris Hackett

Genre : Technology & Engineering
Editor : Weldon Owen International
Release : 2014-11-04
ISBN-13 : 9781681881614
Hardcover : 208 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

This ultimate guide for tech makers covers everything from hand tools to robots plus essential techniques for completing almost any DIY project. Makers, get ready: This is your must-have guide to taking your DIY projects to the next level. Legendary fabricator and alternative engineer Chris Hackett teams up with the editors of Popular Science to offer detailed instruction on everything from basic wood- and metalworking skills to 3D printing and laser-cutting wizardry. Hackett also explains the entrepreneurial and crowd-sourcing tactics needed to transform your back-of-the-envelope idea into a gleaming finished product. In The Big Book of Maker Skills, readers learn tried-and-true techniques from the shop classes of yore—how to use a metal lathe, or pick the perfect drill bit or saw—and get introduced to a whole new world of modern manufacturing technologies, like using CAD software, printing circuits, and more. Step-by-step illustrations, helpful diagrams, and exceptional photography make this book an easy-to-follow guide to getting your project done.

Dude Crafts by Mike Warren

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : Voyageur Press
Release : 2018-10-02
ISBN-13 : 9780760365335
Hardcover : 192 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Dude Crafts is loaded with more than 50 slightly twisted, but somehow useful, projects that will keep crafty men out of trouble (or, sometimes, in it). Whether making life easier with ingenious hacks or providing self-amusement, the 50 projects presented in Dude Crafts are sure to get any guy's creative wheels turning. These DIY projects will get you on the path to developing your own creations, and impressing your friends. You'll learn how to: Craft an iPad cover from an old book Build a metal forge out of a busted microwave Cook a meal in the dishwasher Re-purpose an electric saw into a cocktail blender Fashion a Swiss army knife for your keys Outfit an unsuspecting co-worker’s office chair with an air horn Each project is accompanied by a parts list and step-by-step photo instructions to get you building; often by hacking subpar stock goods or upcycling discarded objects into functional works of art and conversation pieces. No matter how off-kilter the project may appear on the surface, it's sure to payoff as a useful tool, an art piece, the punch line to a practical joke or, best of all, a combination of all three. Whatever the motive—to solve a problem, to play a joke, or for self-entertainment—Dude Crafts will get dudes off the sofa and into the workshop!

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release : 2005
ISBN-13 : 1579906001
Hardcover : 447 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Fast and easy woodworking projects, from toys to furniture, folk art to garden items.

Genre : House & Home
Editor : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 1998
ISBN-13 : 0395892732
Hardcover : 128 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Provides information on tools, ropes, knots, ladders, and other equipment and supplies needed for building a tree house, and offers five basic designs that can be built

Get A Hobby by Tina Barseghian

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : William Morrow Paperbacks
Release : 2007-05-01
ISBN-13 : 0061215279
Hardcover : 224 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Is your daily grind taking the joy out of life? Don't get glum—get a hobby! In this entertaining, information-packed guide, journalist and ReadyMade contributing editor Tina Barseghian invites you to explore 101 thoroughly absorbing diversions, from conventional to downright wacky, that'll satisfy every taste, talent, and timetable. The bonus: Practicing a hobby boosts your all-around mental and physical health, as longtime family practitioner Dr. Miguel Figueroa reveals in the Foreword. Are you an independent, nature-loving, outdoorsy type? Consider beachcombing, caving, or mushroom hunting. Crafty, meticulous, and patient? You might enjoy needlework, knotting, or growing bonsai. Just take the personality quiz to identify those hobbies that best match your aptitude, interests, and even your mood, then it's on to the hobbies. Each hobby entry provides a playful mix of information: overviews, histories, and sample projects to help you get your hobby on, plus profiles of dedicated hobbyists and resources that'll help take you to the next level. Get a Hobby! might just be the inspiration you've been looking for.