Kipkay posts some awesome DIY videos on Metacafe, and here's another. His voice really convinces me I can do whatever he's talking about, even if I know I'll end up cutting off a finger or doing some other kind of harm to myself. In this installment he installs a Blu-Ray laser into a Star Trek phaser gun. It cost less than $100 to build because he got the Blu-Ray laser somewhere for $30. I gave it a go, and needless to say I burnt my damn eyes out with the laser. Now I can't see anything. Which is both good and bad. Good because I don't have to see my girlfriend's face anymore, bad because I think I may have uploaded a naked picture of myself instead of the video for this post.
Blu-Ray Laser Phaser [metacafe]
Thanks to Richard, who is cool as hell, for the tip
This is a short video of a guy showing off his homemade Star Trek phaser. No clue how he made it, but it does look pretty good as far as homemade phasers go. Mine? Mine looks like a laser pointer taped to a water gun. *squirting* "Is that...hot sauce?" Did Spock Vulcan ne... / Continue →
Remember the homemade Blu-Ray laser-phaser I POSTED WAY BACK IN DECEMBER 2007? Well here's a video of the thing popping balloons from at least eight or ten feet. Ooh, ooh -- do my eyes next!
Starfleet Command has discovered a planet full of vicious balloons, and Jay "Scotty"... / Continue →
I have no idea if Star Trek is actually a religion but I say yes and from now on you will too or I will punch you so hard you bruise before I even make First Contact. See what I did there? I'm so wicked. Anyway, this is a Star Trek themed LED menorah. Sacrilegious or not? ... / Continue →