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Analog Meter Clock

Intro This is a fun little project I did a few years back that I thought was worthy to publish here. This project is an Arduino controlled analog meter clock. With its sexy acrylic chassis and retro look it’s a great addition to any bookshelf. Powered via the USB cable …

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The Meeting Light

So every so often I get the opportunity to do some creative or problems solving physical projects at my day job. Yep I have a day job… inventgeek is not my day job. But hey we try awful hard for about a week every month for you guys! So this …

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Long Exposure Light Sculpture

Overview: This project has become one of my all time favorite projects. I have had a love for Long Exposure photography for a long time and I deeply enjoy engaging in the art. But for me Long Exposure photography can start to feel very static and I felt like I …

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Fireball Air Cannon

Overview: Tiz the season for burning projects. With this in mind I wanted to build my personal variant of the popular propane based fire popper. The problem with propane is it always burns with a very bright orange fireball. I love pyro chemistry, and specifically coloring agents. So the natural …

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Giant Vu Meter / Control Box Build

Overview: So this is kind of a fun project overall. The real star of the project is the control box that is a small elegant control system with easy to use plug outlet type connections. We have 12 isolated outlets on this control box for all sorts of fun larger …

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Paintball Turret Plans

With the launch of the new inventgeek.com site at long last we are pleased to announce the availability of the paintball turret plans for download. We have meticulously put these plans together for the version 1 paintball turret as well as several videos of how to assayable the project. To …

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Paint Ball Turret

This project has been in the works for over two years, making it the longest project we have done to date. When I originally started this project it was more or less a typical brain dump style invent geek project. Through the last two years of research this paintball turret …

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DIY Kite Cart

For some reason I felt like taking a lot of risks this summer and I was spending a lot of time in dried up lake beds. So I started fooling around with building my own kite karts. Basically a kite cart is a strange cross between a go cart and …

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EL Wire Butter Fly Wings

I did this as a fun project for a friend for the element 11 festival in Utah this spring. They turned out so wonderful that I had to write them up for all of you. This really makes a great Halloween costume and if you have little ones it makes …

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Laser Fabricated LED Necklace

With the maker faire this month I decided to make some bling to bring. Having made 80 of these necklaces in august that I brought with me to burning man this year, the process is now super refined and easy. The cost to make one of these is very cheap, …

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The Ultimate Car Computer

It is quite an experience to be cruising in your J33p (that’s Jeep in L33t for the uninitiated out there) with the windows down (car windows not the OS) knowing two things with absolute confidence. First, you have a car that James Bond would be envious of, ok well maybe …

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Kegerator Cooled Computer

I have wanted to do some extreme cooling projects for a while now. We have been swamped by a few huge new projects that we are extremely excited for. But I thought this would be a good time for a project of a smaller scale. After surfing the internet finding …

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Ultimate Dance Deck 2.0

This project has really taken a lot of time to finally get published. It has kind of taken a back burner to our other projects just due to its sheer scale. At the time of this article being written we have over 150 images and the article takes more pages …

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RC Airsoft Turret

As promised here is version 2.0 of the airsoft turret project. Based on an overwhelming amount of fan feedback from the first project we decided to make the platform a little more flexible by supporting both USB and Radio Controlled interfaces so more people with different interests will be able …

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USB AirSoft Turret

I have wanted to do this project for a while. But with all the feedback I have been getting lately about doing projects on the cheap rather than on the grandiose I have decided to do this project in 2 versions. A simple cheap version and a “what I envisioned …

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