Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Kid Stuff

    1. Chapter 1 Lock-n-Latch Treasure Chest

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. About Board Sizes
      5. Crosscut Saw vs. Pull Saw
    2. Chapter 2 Switchbox: A Soldering Project for Greenhorns

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Voltage, Current, and Resistance
    3. Chapter 3 The Sock Squid

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Sock Cthulhu
      5. Resources
    4. Chapter 4 The PVC Teepee

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Building Tip
    5. Chapter 5 Cheap Mesh Screen Printing

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Printing Tips
      5. Resources
    6. Chapter 6 Shut-the-Box: A Pirate Dicing Game

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Game Play
    7. Chapter 7 Ticklebox: Jolt Your Friends

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Scrounging Tips
      5. The Mean-Ass Jingle Bear
    8. Chapter 8 Small-Board Go/Tafl

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Game Play
      5. Resources
  2. Electro-Skiffle Band

    1. Chapter 9 X-Ray Talking Drum

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Playing the X-Ray Talking Drum
    2. Chapter 10 Thunderdrum

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Playing the Thunderdrum
      5. Resources
    3. Chapter 11 The Electro-Didgeridoo

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Playing the Didgeridoo
      5. Resources
    4. Chapter 12 The Dirt-Cheap Amp

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Tweaking the Amp
      5. Resources
    5. Chapter 13 The $10 Electric Guitar

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Playing the $10 Electric Guitar
      5. Modifying the $10 Electric Guitar
      6. Building Tip
      7. Resources
    6. Chapter 14 Dirt-Cheap Boutique Stomp Boxes: The Spring Reverb

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Using the Spring Reverb
      5. Resources
    7. Chapter 15 Dirt-Cheap Boutique Stomp Boxes: The Blinkie Tremolo

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Tweaking the Blinkie Tremolo
      5. Stompable Stomp Boxes
      6. Resources
    8. Chapter 16 Dirt-Cheap Boutique Stomp Boxes: The Two-Transistor Fuzztone

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Using and Modifying the Two-Transistor Fuzztone
      5. Resources
    9. Chapter 17 Cigar-Box Synthesizer

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Expanding the Cigar-Box Synthesizer
      5. Resources
  3. The Locomotivated

    1. Chapter 18 Cardboard Boomerangs

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building the Fast-Catch Boomerang
      4. Building the Cross-Stick Boomerang
      5. Throwing
      6. Tuning
      7. Store-Bought Boomerangs
      8. How It Works
      9. Boomerang Design
      10. Resources
    2. Chapter 19 Pop Can Flyer

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. How It Works
      5. Bonus Project: NASA’s Finest Paper Airplane
      6. Tools
      7. Supplies
      8. Building It
    3. Chapter 20 Quick-n-Easy Water Rocket

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Building the Better Rocket
    4. Chapter 21 Putt-Putt Boat

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. How It Works
    5. Chapter 22 Jitterbug: Your First Robot

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. How It Works
      5. Modifying the Jitterbug
      6. Reverse Sumo Racing
      7. Resources
    6. Chapter 23 FedEx Kites

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies for the Diamond Kite
      3. Supplies for the Box Kite
      4. Building the Diamond Kite
      5. Building the Box Kite
      6. Flying Tips
      7. Resources
    7. Chapter 24 Marshmallow Muzzleloader

      1. Tools
      2. Supplies
      3. Building It
      4. Firing Instructions
      5. How It Works
      6. Going Commando
    8. Appendix Electronics Components, Tools, and Skills

      1. Components
      2. Tools
      3. Skills
      4. Resources
  1. Colophon

  2. Appendix Updates