magic sandbox

A magic sandbox I made for my 3 y.o. son’s birthday. Detailed BOM and source code included.

The result And the recipient at work ! If you want to stay updated with future news/developments about the project, just click here thomwolf.github.io/Magic-Sand/ Still pretty neat in daylight conditions ! (untreated pic) The principle of the magic sandbox is as follow: A kinect sensor checks the level of the sand, send it to a […]

Life-Size Glowing Minecraft Block

Life-Size Glowing Minecraft Block

Life-Size Minecraft Block My son loves Minecraft (what kid doesn't), so I thought I'd build him a Minecraft block for his birthday. I've seen small lamps before, but blocks in the game are one-meter cubes, so why not make one life size? A full cube would be too much, though, so instead I chose to […]

Power Wheels Jeep Restoration

Power Wheels Jeep Restoration

Before and after. Tools used: Milwaukee 12v brushless Impact drill with several long extensions, small pry bar, needle nose pliers, screw extractor kit, a few flat bladed screwdrivers, and six cans of paint (3 Satin Oregano, 2 Flat Black, and One Gloss Sun Yellow). Pretty basic. Power Wheels Barbie Jeep, courtesy of the free section […]

Wanted to build my daughters a backyard paradise

Wanted to build my daughters a backyard paradise

The after image (fighting cancer with carpentry) Edit: Wow. I have no words for the amount of positivity, kindness and wonderful comments. Thank you reddit and all you amazing redditors. So, so, much. For those who said they couldn't find the timelapse, it's here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbKP-A2q0VQ And for everyone who was asking where I got the […]

kids car garage

Built my 3yr old son a garage for his birthday – I’m an all thumbs kinda guy

Finished product I'm fucking proud of this work – but please tell me if I've done something wrong and this thing is going to kill my son in some bizarre way. It still needs to be painted, and I'm also going to put some stone under the OSB-board on the ground, to try preventing it […]