Videos

Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

A cam and rod mechanism was used to make Toulouse the Talkative Toucan by David Wakefield. Watch the video below to see Toulouse in action.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

This Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker by Eric Hart is super-simple and super-loud. Watch the video below to get the party started!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Labyrinth Game

Labyrinth Game

This labyrinth was made using a string and knob system. Test your hand-eye coordination while watching this video of Troy Hawkin’s Labyrinth Game.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Gator Snap

Gator Snap

Watch your fingers while viewing this video of Bob Gilsdorf’s Gater Snap beanbag game–it’s ready to bite!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Frankenswitch Cover Plate

Frankenswitch Cover Plate

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.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Rubber Band Gun

Rubber Band Gun

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.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Cowboy Automaton

Cowboy Automaton

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.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Vlad the Vulgar Vulture

Vlad the Vulgar Vulture

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 […]

by June 1, 2016 Videos
Harold the Hurried Hummingbird Video

Harold the Hurried Hummingbird Video

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.

by March 16, 2016 Videos
SawStop Jobsite Saw Review

SawStop Jobsite Saw Review

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 […]

by February 5, 2016 Product Reviews, Videos