Weekend Project: How to Make a Vortex Cannon

Weekend Project: How to Make a Vortex Cannon

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Shoot rings of smoke across the room with a Vortex Cannon!

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Weekend Project: Scanner Camera

  • Length: 3:0
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Scanner  Camera 


Turn a scanner into a camera that takes some pretty wild photos. An easy way to have fun with an old scanner!

Weekend Project: Super TV-B-Gone

  • Length: 5:16
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Super  TV-B-Gone 


Are you sick of blaring TV's? Wish you could do something about it?Well you can with the this devious ultra-high-power version of the popular TV-B-Gone. Get yours at www.makershed.com

Weekend Project: 5-Minute Foam Factory

  • Length: 4:55
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  5-Minute  Foam  Factory 


Take used styrofoam and reuse it to make cool new things with this easy 5-Minute Foam Factory. Thanks to Bob Knetzger for the original project in Make: Volume 16.

Weekend Project: Compressed Air Rocket

  • Length: 6:0
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Compressed  Air  Rocket 


Blow your friends away as you send this 25-cent rocket hundreds of feet in the air. Get the PDF for this project: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/04/weekend_project_compressed_air_rock.html The rocket template is here: http://cdn.makezine.com/make/15/Rocket_Template.pdf More great projects...

Giant Vortex Cannon

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Veeery cool

Paper cannon

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This video will show you my homemade paper cannon.The lighter is a SunexTutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhF5wjU4xfsGunpowder tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya8eKgm0zAQ (Armstrong's mix)Fuse tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qJt7EeISmAFacebook page:...

Vortex Cannon

Tags: Vortex  Cannon 


Visitors create "toroidal cloud" shapes by pushing a clear piston in the 42" diameter clear cannon. The air is accelerated as it exits through a small hole, resulting in an increase in velocity and concentration. This exhibit was designed and built by Hands On! and C.W. Shaw for the 'Cool...

Weekend Project: Make a Sneaky USB Battery!

  • Length: 3:29
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Make  a  Sneaky  USB  Battery! 


This Weekend Project is the USBattery from MAKE Magazine Volume 16. Conceal a flash drive in a AA battery!

Vortex / Hail Cannon . Welland Steam and Country Rally 2010

Tags: Vortex  /  Hail  Cannon  .    Welland  Steam  and  Country  Rally  2010 


Vortex / Hail Cannon at 46th Welland Steam and Country Rally http://www.wellandsteamrally.co.uk , Woodside Farm (WR13 6NG), Worcestershire , mid-way between Upton-Upon-Severn and Malvern. see it for yourself at 2012 , 48th Show - Friday 27th, Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July 2012A Hail...

Weekend Project: Beetlebot

  • Length: 5:13
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Beetlebot 


Simple robot from your parts bin that avoids obstacles. Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/11/weekend_project_beetlebot.html. More great projects at http://www.makezine.com

Weekend Project: Double Pendulum

  • Length: 3:48
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Double  Pendulum 


Build a simple device that exhibits chaotic behavior and makes an excellent science project or conversation starter.Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/06/weekend_project_double_pendulum_pdf.htmlFor more great projects: http://www.makezine.comSubscribe to Make...

Weekend Project: Ultimate Fog Chiller

  • Length: 3:14
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Ultimate  Fog  Chiller 


This fog chiller creates an eerie layer of fog that floats along the ground. Perfect for spooky haunted houses or displays.For more great projects: http://www.makezine.comSubscribe to Make Magazine: http://bit.ly/MakeMagSubPick up the Halloween Edition: http://bit.ly/MakeHalloweenEdition

Weekend Project: USB Motion Detector

  • Length: 3:8
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  USB  Motion  Detector 


Turn your PC into an ambush multimedia presenter. Get the schematic here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/02/weekend_project_usb_motion_detector.html

Weekend Project: Macro Photography on a Budget

  • Length: 4:10
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Macro  Photography  on  a  Budget 


Pringles-can lens extender produces dazzling ultra close-ups for peanuts. Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/12/weekend_project_macro_photography_o.html. More great projects at: http://www.makezine.com

Weekend Project: Blood Spurting Knife Wound!

  • Length: 2:59
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Blood  Spurting  Knife  Wound! 


Make a gory Hollywood-style bloody knife wound with spine-tingling results! Perfect for Halloween or film.

Weekend Project: Flash Memory Hard Drive

  • Length: 4:7
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Flash  Memory  Hard  Drive 


Take an old outdated hard drive and teach it new secret tricks by increasing it's capacity and speed.

Weekend Project: Mousetrap Powered Vehicle!

  • Length: 6:0
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Mousetrap  Powered  Vehicle! 


Vroom! Power a balsa wood vehicle from the energy of a mousetrap! Fun and easy project! No mice were harmed during the filming of this video.

How to Make a Foxhole Radio

  • Length: 3:50
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: How  to  Make  a  Foxhole  Radio 


During World War II, GIs in the field built really amazing simple radios to listen too. These were made with materials that they could get their hands on and were small enough to carry around in a big pocket. You can modify this design if you want to set it up so that it's tuneable too! To see...

Learn How To Make A Power Tool Drag Racer

  • Length: 6:44
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Learn  How  To  Make  A  Power  Tool  Drag  Racer 


This week, Bre Pettis takes you to the power tool drag races in Seattle. Learn how to make a racer!

Vortex Cannon - Full TV item.

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Vortex Tech Replication. Magnetic Field, by netica. Video 2

Tags: Vortex  Tech  Replication.  Magnetic  Field,  by  netica.  Video  2 


Looking at, and trying out different things with the magnetic field of the coil.The Build Video for this coil can be found here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kqN7ihsOyM

The Atomic Cannon

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Shot Grable, May 25, 1953 (15K ton)

Weekend Project: Ping Ponger

  • Length: 3:24
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  Ping  Ponger 


Propel a ping pong ball from a simple-to-make pvc launcher.For more great projects: http://www.makezine.comSubscribe to Make Magazine: http://bit.ly/MakeMagSub

Weekend Project: How to Make a Mousebot

  • Length: 3:5
  • Author: MAKE

Tags: Weekend  Project:  How  to  Make  a  Mousebot 


Herbie the Mousebot is a very quick, easy-to-build, light-chasing robot kit, perfect for beginners. This little robot is so quick, you have to run to keep up with him!