How To: Make DIY Star Wars Snowflakes–Free Printables!

DIY Star Wars Snowflakes (FREE!)

This one goes out to all my Star Wars-obsessed friends and family–you know who you are.  I’m going out on a limb here and guessing you’ve got a few in your life, too?  Just call it a hunch.  Impress them this holiday season (or embrace your own Star Wars geekdom) with these hand-cut snowflakes!   

 

Chaunce Dolan from Matters of Grey created four unique Star Wars snowflake designs and, to help spread the geeky love, is offering printable PDF diagrams of each!   Continue Reading

Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred (Plus 4 Bonus How-to’s!)

created at: 02/11/2011

David Erik Nelson’s new book Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred from No Starch Press is subtitled ‘Seriously Geeky Stuff to Make with Your Kids.’ That’s true; the projects inside the book will appeal to kids, but they will also appeal to adults with a penchant for DIY. That’s why it’s a perfect book to buy to tell the kids in your life it’s for them, but really it’s for you!

The book is divided into 3 parts. Continue Reading

Push Pin Wall Art

created at: 03/27/2013

A few packs of push pins, a pin board, a dash of inspiration (and possibly a little too much time on your hands at work) And Voila! Gloriously geeky wall art! It’s Mario. And push pins. And genius. Golf claps and whoop whoops to you, clever chaps at  the Student Computing Center at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Personally I just don’t think I’d have the pushpin-application chops to do this freehand like these guys, but maybe some square lined paper would keep things from going wonky. Continue Reading

LED Art Fan

The blades of Think Geek’s oh-so-fabulous LED Art Fan are outfitted with 42 LEDs, which, when they spin, create images. The images displayed are entirely up to you as the product includes software that enables importation of animated GIF files or 128 of your own individual images. Some of the features of the product include, 5MB of storage, 85 diameter pixel resolution surrounded by chrome art-deco styling. Not cheap at $389.99, but what a cool way to display your business’s logo or favorite images? Continue Reading