portable emulator using a raspberry pi zero inside a Gameboy advance.

This is my attempt at making a portable emulator using a raspberry pi zero inside a Gameboy advance.

Original This has probably been done to death but this is my take on creating a portable emulator gaming system based on the Raspberry Pi Zero and RetroPi software. I went for the Gameboy Advance mod because: 1. The two extra shoulder buttons is useful for many games and systems. 2. The smaller space created […]

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 […]

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 […]

I made a portable retro gaming console with a Raspberry Pi and Wii U Pro controller!

I made a portable retro gaming console with a Raspberry Pi and Wii U Pro controller!

Finished product first! I'm quite happy with how it turned out, considering all the little details behind the scenes to make it work… Here's the key features: – Raspberry Pi 3 running RetroPie image – Can emulate all the classic gaming consoles you can imagine up to & including the N64! – Battery powered with […]

Restored power wheels and added key switch, stereo, speakers, and fog lights

Restored power wheels and added key switch, stereo, speakers, and fog lights

Before and after Girlfriend's son's birthday was coming up and he loves trucks, saw a reddit post of a power wheels restoration on reddit a few months back, found this on Craigslist for 40 bucks, and figured I'd give it a shot. Also went a step further and added key switch, stereo, speakers, and LED […]

converted my son's radio flyer wagon into a space shuttle

I converted my son’s radio flyer wagon into a space shuttle

Finished product first. The outfit included aviator glasses but he refused to wear them. My son loves watching Rocket launches on YouTube. Side view Blank canvas. I bought $10 worth of wood and started with a rough idea to build a frame that would fit on top of the Radio Flyer Drew a rough sketch […]