DIY Overclocked Plasma Globe. 2500V to a MILLION volts

I recently got a deal on some plasma globes on eBay and while they are pretty neat I feel like with the right modifications they could be a lot cooler now I have a general rule that before I go tearing into stuff I like to at least try the original product. now what can […]

5 Crazy Science Stunts You Can’t Try At School

Grab your safety gear and sign the waiver, because we’re exploring 5 insane science stunts you won’t be learning at school. Normally we don’t think of metals as being very dangerous. We use them all the time, but sodium metal is one that’s extremely reactive. The second it touches water, it starts ripping the water […]

Easiest MOT Salvage Tutorial Pt.3

Welcome to Part 3 of my tutorial series on MOT salvaging, where I show you how to turn broken microwaves into cool projects. If you’ve just come across this video, obviously it’s part 3 so go watch parts one and two first or you’ll be lost. They explain how to tear down a microwave and […]

The Metal Melter

I’ve just modified this Microwave Oven Transformer into a dangerous little device. 800 amps of electrical current is about to be bad news for anything made of metal. Today I’m in the mood to melt some metal. This Microwave Oven Transformer used to be a dangerously high-voltage device, but I modified it so the voltage […]

Making an ARC Welder – Part 1 of 2

When I burned up the wires on my first Metal Melter, I decided to turn the transformer core into a stick welder. But one transformer wasn’t enough to actually make it weld anything. In this project we’ll be modifying 2 microwave transformers, because more transformers means more power. For this project I scavenged parts from […]

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 […]

The Scariac (Poor Mans Variable Power Controller)

Mixing water with electricity is typically discouraged, and for good reason, but in this project we’re pumping electricity into water, and a bit of drain cleaner to create a poor mans power controller. You might have heard of a Variac. This is the Scariac. In a couple of other projects, we fashioned a homemade stick […]

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 […]

Easiest MOT Salvage Tutorial Pt.2

Welcome to Part 2 of my tutorial series on MOT salvaging, where I show you how easy it is to turn a broken microwave into some cool projects. If you’ve just stumbled across this video, go watch part one first, it explains how to get a microwave oven transformer and tear it down the easiest […]