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

Weekend Project: Strung Out

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Make a unique one-string, electric or bass guitar out of PVC and wood.

Weekend Project: 5-Minute Foam Factory

  • Length: 4:55
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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: Ultimate Fog Chiller

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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

Paper cannon

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This video will show you my homemade paper cannon.When it first was released, this was the first and only paper cannon video on Youtube.The lighter is a Sunex that I got from my grandfather.Tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhF5wjU4xfsGunpowder tutorial:...

Vortex Cannon - Full TV item.

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Candle Cannon: Behind the Scenes

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A behind the scenes look at the world's largest and most powerful air vortex cannon. www.candlecannon.com

The Vortex Cannon - Student Science

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After weeks of pestering, we finally give in and let George build a vortex cannon - with surprisingly spooky cup flying results. For more information on the physics behind this head on over to http://www.urn1350.net/thescienceshow to listen to the full podcast!

Weekend Project: Compressed Air Rocket

  • Length: 6:0
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Project Update! -- Since the Compressed Air Rocket project was published in Make: magazine, it's been hugely popular. We have now released the next version of the Compressed Air Rocket v2.0 kit and a first-of-its-kind Air Rocket Glider. Find out about these projects and join the air rocket...

Build a Solar USB Charger!

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GET A FREE DIY MINI-COURSE http://kipkay.com/DIYBUILD DIY STUFF EVERY MONTH http://kipkay.com/m02Get the schematics for this project: http://kipkay.com/docs/SUBSCRIBE on Youtube http://kipkay.com/subscribeLIKE on Facebook http://kipkay.com/likeFOLLOW on Twitter http://kipkay.com/followFacebook:...

Vortex / Hail Cannon . Welland Steam and Country Rally 2010

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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: Potato Gatling Gun

  • Length: 4:30
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Here is a brand new version of the popular potato cannon built by the DeRose family and shown at this years Maker Faire.

Weekend Project: Stun Gun Potato Cannon

  • Length: 5:0
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Launch potato projectiles 200+ yards with this stun-gun triggered, high-powered potato cannon with see-thru action. Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/08/weekend_project_water_barrel_water.html. More great projects at http://www.makezine.com

Weekend Project: Aircraft Band Receiver

  • Length: 3:54
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Take an old AM/FM transistor radio and make a quick modification so it picks up Air Traffic Control, Air Shows and other Civil Aviation Band transmissions. Amazing!

Weekend Project: Make a Vacuum Former

  • Length: 5:37
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Here's a cheap and easy way to make 3D plastic forms like Stormtrooper costumes and tons of other things. Cost: around $20.

Weekend Project: Make a Talking Booby Trap

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Having trouble with people snatching your stuff? Did someone take your lunch from the company fridge? Here is an inexpensive, sneaky gizmo you can make to keep those sticky fingers away.

Weekend Project: Mini Fume Extractor

  • Length: 5:52
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Candy tin fume absorber helps keep your air clean and your lungs healthy. Get the PDF for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/09/weekend_project_mini_fume_extractor_1.html. More great projects at http://www.makezine.com

Weekend Project: The Ball of Sound

  • Length: 4:41
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Turn two salad bowls into a spherical array, ball of sound with amazing results. Pick up Make: Volume 11 for other great projects.http://www.makershed.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=0596513879

How to Make a Foxhole Radio

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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...

Weekend Project: Making Biodiesel

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Make your own backyard biodiesel. It's easy to make a small batch that will work in any diesel engine. You won't need any special equipment--an old juice bottle will serve as the "reactor" vessel--and on such a small scale, you can quickly refine your technique and perform further experiments.

Weekend Project: The UnaBox

  • Length: 3:50
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Make a wooden box that can only be opened if you know the secret. Get the PDF and plans for this project here: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/01/weekend_project_unabox_pdf.html More great projects at www.makezine.com

Vortex Cannon! - Bang Goes the Theory Preview - BBC One

  • Length: 2:37
  • Author: BBC

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/bangJem Stansfield builds a vortex cannon to blow a house of bricks over.More about this episode: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00ly58z

Weekend Project: Make a Spiderman Gun!

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Modify a hot glue gun and shoot streams of sticky web goo all over your haunted house!

Weekend Project: Make a Lensless Microscope

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Turn a video camera into a lensless miscroscope and record what you see! Fun and easy project. Credit for the original project goes to Tom Zimmerman. From Make Magazine Volume 14.

Vortex Cannon

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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...