Monitor Swing Arm / Kent Frankovich






Laser cut plywood DIY monitor arm with spring in the middle and 5 degrees of freedom, meaning the monitor can be moved up-down (1) left-right (2) in-out (3) be tilted forward-back (4) and rotated left-right (5), mounted in Kent Frankovich‘s lab at Stanford and a smaller monitor arm for his home (last image).

improvisional quilts / Susana Allen Hunter



Selection of quilts made in the 50’s by African-American worker and quiltmaker Susana Allen Hunter (1912 – 2005), now @ The Henry Ford Museum.

Susana Allen Hunter 50's quilt

Susana Allen Hunter 50's quilt 2

Susana Allen Hunter 50's quilt 3

Susana Allen Hunter 50's quilt 4

Susana Allen Hunter quilt

your head in a jar

Mikeasaurus Instructables head in a jar 1

Mikeasaurus Instructables head in a jar 3

Check out a tutorial on how to easy make your Head in a jar prank from Mikeasaurus of the Instructables!

Anatomical board of a speaker / Coralie Gourguechon

Coralie Gourguechon paper speaker 1

Graphic design and basic electronics combined to turn a simple sheet of paper into a functioning speaker for educational use, by Toulouse-based product designer Coralie Gourguechon.

The speaker cone is detached from the sheet, and spreads out to form a mechanical amplification of the sound system, and the position of the cone is also an indicator of operation. When flat, the speaker is turned off, as the folding close the circuit, creating a switch system mecanically.


Coralie Gourguechon paper speaker 2

Coralie Gourguechon paper speaker 3

Coralie Gourguechon paper speaker 4

Coralie Gourguechon paper speaker 5

Co-production ISDAT

Vandalized Vintage

Vandalized vintage-tea-set

One of a kind Vandalized Vintage china tea set  by Trixie Delicious

via who killed bambi

Konstruktor / Lomography



Konstruktor, is a DIY fully-functional 35mm SLR camera that you can buy from Lomography, a community dedicated to analogue photography.

via prosthetic knowledge

Kinograph, DIY film digitization / Matthew Epler

Kinograph machine by Matthew Epler 1

Kinograph machine by Matthew Epler 2
The Kinograph is a DIY film digitizing machine, completed by artist and cinema historian Matthew Epler, as thesis project at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in the Spring of 2013.

Kinograph is an open source project that makes film digitization affordable and scaleable. Using components available on the internet, a few 3D printed parts, and a consumer level camera, the machine digitizes 35mm, 16mm or 8mm film at high definition resolutions with sound.

Kinograph uses software to stabilize a series of captured images (Processing + OpenCV) and extract optical sound (AEO Sound).

via  creators project

doorstop stash


DIY door top stash made with a cigar tube, from Sean Michael Ragan in the latest issue of Make (Vol 34)

via boingboing