Crafts Category

Blog entries related to making things, building things or sharing everything DIY.

Jan 5 | DIY carbon fiber iPad case, portable charging unit

What with the winter holidays and some time off, I’ve tried to make a few hacks that I thought I’d share. The first is a case for my iPad I made using 3M’s Carbon Fiber DI-NOC film sheet. I was too cheap to want to buy some more Gelaskins (I have one for my Mac), […]

Dec 21 | Homemade infinity mirror (update)

I usually try to finish what I started and this time it’s taken me just over two years to finish writing up a relatively simple tutorial. I’ve long since had a bit of a fascination with things that relate to light, be it seaweed pod lamps or frosted ambient globes or infinity mirrors like the […]

Jul 30 | Make your own Rubik’s Cube Illusion

This post is in response to brussup’s Rubik’s Cube Illusion poster that has made the rounds online. It took a couple of hours to make but I managed to do it with Photoshop. Download the image here. Cut along the diagonal lines separating the walls, floor and ceiling. You’ll need to be a little creative […]

Dec 17 | Homemade infinity mirror

Please note there is now an updated version of this post complete with a link to a tutorial. After a few days of tinkering I’ve finished the infinity mirror I made that was inspired by both the Museum of Fine Arts exhibit I saw a few months ago and a recent post on Reddit about […]