Sometimes you have an idea stuck in your head. One of those was turning things from OSB, and after some moderate success with tea light holders (available in my Etsy shop, see below), I just had to make a wand. And while “wand from OSB” sounds like an interesting idea,… Continue Reading Wand from OSB, Steady Rest and Dowel Maker
A friend asked me whether I was interested in a couple of display cases made from some kind of plastic. They were colorful and free, so I said yes. When I learned that they are actually made from fluorescent acrylic – a good choice for things supposed to catch the eye – I was even happier that I did. Now, I turned them into an acrylic wand that looks, as the kids say these days, “lit”. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!Continue Reading Acrylic Wand – made from Fluorescent Acrylic
I know it looks like I made another magic wand, but with good reason. I use it to showcase a very simple technique that you can use to animate things, i.e. make them move. And even better, you do not need microcontrollers, servos or electricity for it – springs and string are all that is required. You can combine that with more high-tech ideas, but it is a good starting point for Halloween costumes and decoration.
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There is something magic about magic, and there is something weirdly relaxing about the Seventies, at least for those of us who have not actually lived through them. Let me know what you think about this seventies wand, and what the wizard (or witch) that used it would have looked… Continue Reading Seventies Wand – far out casting in Style!