DIY Book Headboard

Like reading in bed? Book lover? Why not make a headboard from books? This DIY project is actually extremely simple to do. You’ll need a big piece of plywood to serve as the base. Gather up some old books from a book sale or garage sale or your basement or wherever you’d like. …

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Monty Python Ministry of Silly Walks Clock

A Swedish woman named Susanne (not a witch), inspired by the Monty Python Ministry of Silly Walks Watch has taken it upon herself to create a larger version: Silly Walks Wall Clock. She provides complete instructions but it’s pretty basic stuff, just cut out …

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Make Your Own Snow Globe Kit

Snow Globes are cool, shake them up- hey look it’s snowing, but you don’t usually have too much choice about what’s in them. Sure you can pick out one you like but with this Seedling Make Your Own Snow Globe you can make ANYTHING and put it inside. The kit comes with …

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Rube Goldberg Machine Lights a Hanukkah Menorah

Happy Hanukkah to all those Craziest Gadgets readers celebrating the festival of lights starting this weekend. A few mechanical engineering students from Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology) have created a Rube Goldberg machine (appropriately enough, as Rube would have celebrated the holiday) to light a Chanukah menorah in as many steps as possible. …

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Levitating Light Up Death Star Globe

That’s no moon! One enterprising and skilled craftster Backwards Props created this homemade Star Wars collectible. He took a regular magnetic levitating globe and transformed it into Darth Vader’s little pet project. First he unwrapped the Earth’s crust to reveal the mantle. Then he downloaded some blueprint plans for the Death Star …

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Lite Brite Acoustic Guitar Plays Games and Music

Ever wondered what would happened if you hollowed out an old junker acoustic guitar and put a light and a Lite Brite set on top of it? Well Travis Stevens (of Han Solo in Carbonite guitar fame) did just that. It’s totally playable- both as a guitar and as a Lite …

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Mechanical Donkey Kong

What if you could bring Donkey Kong into the real world? No, not a giant ape destroying your city by throwing barrels and stealing the women- we’re talking more about making a 3D mechanical version. That’s what MS Raynsford did using a laser cutter and an arduino controller (ok, maybe a few …

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Celebrity Keyboard Keys Portraits

Artist Work by Knight has created these astonishing portraits of various celebrities using nothing more than discarded keyboard keys. Sort of. The artist does do some work with real keys as well as other work strictly in the digital realm creating keyboard portraits. It’s not clear which these fall under but either …

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