Archive for May, 2011

Mouse Trap Booby Trap video

Posted: 18th May 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Fun, Note

The Mouse Trap Boo­by Trap detailed instruc­tions have been post­ed. Or, if you would rather watch a video of how to make one, here you go:

Mouse Trap Booby Trap

Posted: 8th May 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Fun, Project

      This is a fun device which uses a mouse trap to set off a fire­work “bur­glar alarm”. It can be placed out of sight near where some­one will dis­turb the trip string and — BAM! Watch them jump! A video overview of these instruc­tions is here.

Welcome

Posted: 7th May 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: Note

This is a col­lec­tion of free, very detailed, how-to instruc­tions for mak­ing a vari­ety of do-it-your­­self projects. It was inspired by real­iz­ing that, after I went to all the work of fig­ur­ing out the details of making/doing some­thing, I ought to doc­u­ment the process so oth­ers could make use of my expe­ri­ence. For an overview […]