Mini Projects

Mini-Projects are projects that are quick an easy!

Make Alphabet Blocks

Alphabet Blocks on the CNC After my Man vs. CNC project I got a lot of questions about me being "anti-CNC". That led to me making the most recent Pub Talk entitled CNC Fail.  A lot of people really thought I...

Make Minion Pumpkins for Halloween

Whether or not you're a fan of the Despicable Me series of movies, you've got be a fan of the Minions.  I mean those things are just down right adorable!  With Halloween right around the corner, now is a perf...

How to Make Star Trek Comm Badges

It's hard to call yourself a true geek if you're not a fan of Star Trek.  It doesn't matter when your an original series fan, a Next Generation fan, or a Voyager fan.  Everyone has their favorite.  One of the...

How to Make Pac-Man Wall Art

Pac-Man is the legend in arcades.  One of the very first video games to rock the arcade sphere.  Pac-Man is an icon.  As a kid I played Pac-Man like crazy.  I watched the Pac-Man cartoon on Saturday morning T...

How to Make Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños

How to make Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños on The Big Green Egg Several years ago I tinkered with the idea of making a grilling channel.  A channel all about the art of outdoor cooking!  This was the pilot (and onl...

How to make a homemade Mini Forge

How to make a Homemade Mini Forge Making a homemade Mini Forge (sometimes called a firebrick forge) can be a great way to make jewelry and other objects at home, or to heat and bend small pieces of metal to ...

How to make a Hobo Stove (Soda Can Stove)

Making a Soda Can Stove (Hobo Stove) If The Walking Dead comes true we're all going to be in for a world of hurt.  The Walkers aka Zombies might actually be the least of your worries.  In fact, they might no...

How to Make an Oozing Faucet Nightlight

The parts list for this and other projects can be found at TheGeekPub.com. In order to make the faucet appear to be oozing, we need to remove the rubber section from our pacifier. I first tried cutting i...

How to make Magic Water-Proof Sand

How to make Magic Sand Magic sand is awesome.  It's one of those things that's just sort of mesmerizing to witness.  Sand that is somehow waterproof!  Sand that refuses to get wet!  If you didn't see water p...

Chill Wine with Frozen Grapes

There's nothing more frustrating than to want to have a glass of wine when the bottle has yet to be chilled. What do you do? Add ice to it? That works but it leaves your wine watered down. Heres a better...