Thursday, February 2, 2012

Home-made Instruments

Your challenge is to create an instrument using only the following materials and tools:


40 mm PVC reticulation pipe (or mailing tube)
duct tape
10cm length of garden hose
1 ordinary round party balloon
Two strong elastic bands


A pair of garden secateurs or strong craft knife
A tenon saw or a hacksaw
Tape measure

As always, send pictures and enjoy the challenge! Video would also be wonderful!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


Given the recent news about Hostess Twinkies potentially disappearing, I thought it would be fun to invite solutions to this challenge:

Make something using one box of Twinkies. Good luck. Very eager to see pictures! Send your solutions to