52 Random Weekend Projects: For Budding Inventors and Backyard Builders

52 Random Weekend Projects: For Budding Inventors and Backyard Builders

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Overview

From one of the most popular project channels on YouTube comes a how-to book on building things that go boom.

Grant Thompson, "The King of Random," has created one of the most popular project channels on YouTube, featuring awesome videos such as How to Make a Laser Assisted Blowgun and Assassin’s Micro Crossbow. He currently has almost 10 million subscribers, posts 5 times a week, and averages over 40 million views a month.

Partnering with Grant is Ted Slampyak, the artist behind the #1 New York Times bestseller 100 Deadly Skills.

52 Random Weekend Projects: For Budding Inventors and Backyard Builders is a guide that enables ordinary folks to build an impressive arsenal of projects. These crafts combine some of Grant’s most popular projects—Matchbox Rockets, Pocket Slingshot Super Shooters, Proto-Putty, Ninja Balls, Mini Matchstick Guns, The Clothespin Pocket Pistol—with many new ones, providing clear instructions on how to build them step-by-step.

Broken down into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced sections, 52 Random Weekend Projects is loaded with truly amazing projects, including:

- Mousetrap Handgun

- Mini Solar Scorcher

- Air Vortex Canon

- Air Mounted Skewer Shooter

- Paracord Bullwhip

- Bottle Cap Party Whistle

- Ninja Stress Balls

- Tablecloth Parachute

- Skyblaster Slingshot

And many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250184504
Publisher: St. Martin''s Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/10/2020
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 9,486
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

The King of Random has created one of the most popular project channels on YouTube. It currently has more than twelve million subscribers, posts five times a week, and averages over forty million views a month.

Ted Slampyak is a cartoonist and illustrator for the #1 New York Times bestseller 100 Deadly Skills. He is the artist contributor to the blog the Art of Manliness.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: EASY PROJECTS

1. Clothes Pin Gun

2. Matchbox Rocket

3. Nunchucks

4. Mini RPG

5. Airsoft Grenades

6. Pocket Slingshot

7. Magic Mud

8. Bath Bombs

9. Proto Putty

10. Soda Cap Container

11. Ninja Stress Balls

12. Tablecloth Parachute

13. Sky Balls

14. World’s Simplest Rubber Band Hand Gun

15. Ninja Turtle Ooze

16. Emergency Water Filter

17. Coconut Rope

18. Soda Can Tab Chains

19. Penny Batteries

20. Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

21. Gum Wrapper Fire Starter

22. Magic Sand

23. Paint Stick Boomerang

24. Invisible Ink

25. Snap Bands

26. Micro Long Bow

SECTION TWO: INTERMEDIATE PROJECTS

27. Arm Mounted Skewer Shooter

28. Assassin’s Micro Crossbow

29. Laser Guided Blowgun

30. Skyblaster Slingshot

31. Mini Solar Scorcher

32. Mousetrap Handgun

33. Paracord Bullwhip

34. Bottle Cap Party Whistle

35. Bitty-Q

36. Matchbox Fuse Ignitor

37. Helium Cloud Generator

38. Rocket Igniters

39. Coat Hanger Grappling Gun

40. Ferro Fluid

41. Marshmallow Gun

SECTION THREE: ADVANCED PROJECTS

42. Semiautomatic Marshmallow Blaster

43. Superhero Shuriken (DIY Batarang)

44. Smoke Ring Shooter

45. Mini Metal Foundry

46. Puzzle Box

47. T-Shirt Cannon

48. Clay from Dirt

49. Giant Flaming Vortex Fountain

50. Cardboard Box Dehydrator

51. Carbonated Ice Cream

52. Handheld Rocket Rifle

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