This Frankenswitch Cover Plate by Mike Ryan pays homage to old horror movies. Indulge your inner mad scientist and watch this video of the gizmo at work. CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.
Mark Stevenson’s Rapid-Fire Rubber Band Gatling Gun can shoot as many 100 rubber bands! Watch this video to see the toy in action. CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.
This cowboy races across the plains with the help of a simple crank and gear mechanism. Watch Chris Fitch’s Cowboy Automaton ride his horse off into the sunset. CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.
This menacing scavenger is the Darth Vader of the bird world By David Wakefield While Vlad looks menacing, he is a lot of fun not only to make, but to play with. Vlad features a new dual-action mechanism which allows his head to bob and shoulders and wings to […]
Simple mechanism makes the wings flutter fast By David Wakefield Harold the Hurried Hummingbird’s mechanism is simpler than many others. In fact, if you can drill holes, you can make this mechanism. Scroll down to see Harold in action.
The SawStop Jobsite Saw makes a great addition to our readers’ shops. Not only does it fold for easy storage, but it includes many features to keep you safe. It also includes some perks usually only seen in more expensive saws. Our technical editor, Bob Duncan, put the saw through […]
Simple bank hides a surprising secret By Mark Stevenson Download the attached patterns below to make it easy to print the graphics onto the backing sheet for your labels of choice with an inkjet printer.While the print is still fresh, carefully press the sides and top down onto the paper […]
It’s hard to get the full effect of many of the projects in the Gizmos & Gadgets 2015 Special Issue. You really need to see them in action. Scroll down to see videos of many of the projects in motion. Watch Chris Fitch’s Cowboy Automaton ride his horse […]
Additional exploded drawings and a video of the clock in action In the Ultimate Scroll Saw Woodworking Pattern Collection, Brian Law shared another wooden gear clock pattern. While the video of the clock in motion is coming soon, we’ve included a few more exploded drawings of the clock to help […]
Watch the frog boxes crawl or hop, open, and close their mouths In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54), John Hutchinson demonstrated how to make animated bull frog and rain forest frog boxes. This video shows the frogs in action.