How to Make The Metal Melter

In a previous video I used a modified Microwave Oven Transformer as an electrical metal melter. In this video you’ll learn step by step how it was made, and what I’m using it for now. In a previous project, I found an old microwave in a dumpster and hacked it open to see what components […]

DANGEROUS 100W LED EXPLODES!

This is a very special and exciting device called a 100-W LED and I just bought it from an Ebay seller called happy fashion skirt. It cost $50 plus 10 cent shipping and according to their data sheet it’s the very latest power LED with 100 year life and it gives out 1 billion candle […]

Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!!

A typical resistance spot welder like this can range in price from around $200 to over $800! That’s a little out of my price range, so for this project let’s make this one from common materials, and for just a few bucks! This modified transformer is the heart of the Spot Welder, and you might […]

What is a Transformer? An Electrical Transformer Tutorial

In this video I am going to explain how transformers work and show you how to wire one up to step mains voltages down to lower voltages that your projects may need. In my project we will step down 120V to 24V but the same principles will apply to most transformers. I’ll also give you […]