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Big Book of Hacks : 264 Amazing DIY Tech Projects (Paperback)

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Fire up your soldering iron, charge up that drill, and get ready to hack! From a tiny theremin to a watermelon keg, from an automatic cat feeder to a glowing mousepad, the ingenious and hilarious projects in The Big Book of Hacks are perfect for aspiring makers. And it's all brought to you by the DIY masters at Popular Science magazine.Four comprehensive chapters help you create megafun games and toys for the amusement of all:

GEEK TOYS Be the life of any party with rad gaming hacks, amazing pyrotechnics, quirky DIY robots, "wow"-inducing projectiles, and lots of ways to make beer even better.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Pimp out your pad with a laser-security system, an improvised sous-vide cooker, and a life-size cardboard display of anyone you want.

GADGET UPGRADES Want to stash a flash drive in an old cassette? Use a DIY stylus on a touchscreen? Improvise a fisheye lens for your camera? With this book, you can.

THINGS THAT GO Give your motorbike a Tron vibe, deck out your car with an action-figure hood ornament, and keep gadgets charged on the go with a solar-powered backpack.
Combines step-by-step instructions with practical diagrams to counsel college students and young tech enthusiasts on how to use electronics and found materials to complete such projects as a pocket theremin, a motorized skateboard and a Roomba that waters plants. Original. 75,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 1.0
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Technology
Sub-Genre: Electricity, Industrial Technology, Inventions, Do-It-Yourself / Electrical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Language: English
Street Date: October 23, 2012
TCIN: 14339754
UPC: 9781616283995
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-7382

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