Magnet Diy

How To : Build a DIY electromagnet for cheap

This video shows the viewer how to make an electromagnet using common items. This is done using a broken microwave, a spool, a cordless drill, a battery and a coat hanger. The microwave transformer is dismantled and the enamel insulated wire is removed. Using the cordless dril ...more

How To : Measure Geomagnetic Storms with a DIY Magnetometer

Interested in taking a few snapshots of the likely auroras from the recent solar flare the Sun sent our way? It's reported that we'll have the biggest solar radiation storm in over 7 years thanks to the Earth-directed CME (coronal mass ejection). But if you live in the right ...more

How To : 9 Crafty DIY Refrigerator Magnet Ideas

Turn your refrigerator door into a mini-garden by scooping out the top of a wine cork, adding a small air plant, and then hot gluing a small magnet on the back of your wine cork. Just make sure to mist the air plant with water every week to keep it green and healthy. Read bel ...more

How To : Make a DIY Magnetic Hammer

So simple yet so brilliant: Designer Jung Soo Park found a way to improve a “run of the mill” hammer by incorporating a magnet at the end of the handle. It holds a few nails while you’re working and if you drop a few on the floor, the magnet makes it easier to pick them up. S ...more

How To : 2 Magnets and an Egg Prank! (DIY Set Up)

The worst thing to clean up is a broken egg on the floor, it's not only smelly but gooey too. Here's a really fun booby trap you can pull off at home using an egg, it will require the use of 2 magnets and a paper cup like the ones you get a your local fast food joint. Check ...more

Safe-Cracking Made Stupid Easy : Just Use a Magnet

SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. Tha ...more

How To : 11 Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more

How To : Build a simple carboard magnet generator

Build this ultra-simple AC electric generator from magnets, wire, and cardboard. (And a big nail!) Light a small lightbulb, or flash a red LED. This demonstrates how generators work. Now if you want a more useful device, use a small DC motor as a generator, since it has much ...more

How To : Hack a cell phone with a magnet

Check out this hacking video tutorial to learn how to hack a cell phone with a magnet. You can easily hack Verizon's Motorola RAZR mobile phone to bypass the user password. Turn off the MOTORAZR phone and then turn it back on. After the red Verizon introduction screen comes o ...more

How To : Make a working motor out of a magnet

You can make a very simple homopolar motor using just a basic clamp, two strong magnets, a battery and a little bit of wire. Once you've completed the circuit, you'll be able to suspend a drywall screw between the battery and the magnet. Then watch it go!

How To : Experiment with magnets and eddy currents

Eddy Currents are little circles of electricity created when metals are moved by magnets or even when magnets are moved by metals. To understand this practically take a regular piece of cardboard and drop it in between a horse shoe magnet. It drops normally with out being effe ...more

How To : Make a super magnet compass

Check out this instructional science video that shows you how to make a super easy, super magnet compass! You will need the following materials: a bucket of water, a pen, a knife, a foam tray, and a magnet. Make your own compass by following the simple instructions in this sci ...more

How To : 11 More Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than displaying your favorite take-out menus on your refrigerator, magnets can be used in a number of surprisingly useful ways around the home. For example, placing a magnetic adhesive strip on the bottom of your Swiffer mop means you can sweep your floor clean and also ...more

How To : Make an electro-magnet with only three things

An electromagnet is a fun, cool science experiment that you can easily make at home. In this tutorial, learn how to make a powerful electromagnet with only three pieces! And the best part is, you probably already have these items in your house or garage! So, why not gather som ...more

How To : Reverse magnet rotation with a Tesla CD turbine

Balls go flying as MrfixitRick attempts to show how certain conditions cause a magnetic ball to reverse its direction, mysteriously revolving backwards to the rotating magnets of the CD Turbine. The Tesla CD Turbine is a homemade turbine based on the ideas of Nikola Tesla and ...more

How To : Make Marble Photo Magnets

Christmas is no more than a week away and you've still got some holiday shopping to do. Need an easy, thoughtful and personalized gift idea? Phone Snap is here to show you how to bring those cell phone photos off-screen with these DIY marble photo magnets. It takes less than f ...more

How To : Make magnets float down a steel tube

Mr.G in the episode 3 of "Summer snow fall" explain the experiment for eddy currents and lenz law by using general house hold items like copper tubes of different dia., 2-neo themium magnets attached together and a ball bearing magnet. At first he took the big diameter copper ...more

How To : Craft a magnet boat with your kids

In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more

How To : Put your magnets to use around the house

Magnetism is one of the most incredible forces in the world. Did you know you can use magnets to get more out of a number of household appliances- from screwdrivers to electric toothbrushes? They're also great fun, so check out this video to learn how to make magnets work for ...more

How To : Get the magnet out of a hard disk drive

I have used a laptop HDD in this video. I'm showing how to get the magnet out so you can use it on your paint spray - or were ever you want... this is a strong magnet, so you can use it without problems.

How To : Solder magnet wires

Do you have magnet wires that you need to solder together to get your device working again? This video can help you immensely! Soldering is when you put two wires together using a soldering iron so that even cut wires can be made useful again. Great care and time is taken into ...more

How To : Make a magnet out of a domino

This arts and crafts tutorial video will show you how to make an extremely cute magnet out of a domino. Let's face it, nobody plays with dominoes anymore, anyway. At least now you'll be putting them to good use and creating a super cute pin or magnet.

How To : Make your own magnet bracelet

Make a cool piece of jewelry out of magnets with help from this video! Learn how to make this adjustable bracelet, that doubles as a fun toy, for under five dollars! Get dressed in unique homemade creations and begin your journey into DIY fashion here.

How To : Find a stud inside a wall with a magnet

Buying expensive stud finders maybe the easiest route for most handymen to take, but it is costly. There are easier and cheaper ways to find a stud inside a wall, but you need patience. This handy video tutorial will show you how to find a stud with a magnet in a studded wall ...more

How To : Put your Droid in multi media mode with a magnet

If you have a Motorola Droid and want to use either the multi-media mode or the car mode without getting an expensive Droid dock, then this video is for you. It quickly explains and illustrates how you can put your Droid into either multi-media mode or car mode with the use of ...more

How To : Deflect ionizing radiation with super magnets

This free video science lesson from YouTube's bionerd23 demonstrates a simple technique for deflecting ionizing radiation through use of super magnets. For all of the relevant details and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started trying this experiment you ...more

How To : Make Any Picture Into a Magnet

For this Project, You Will Need: A picture (that you've printed, and drawn yourself) $1-$2 A magnet Super glue or plastic cement Create Your Picture Print out or draw a picture you want to turn into a magnet. Laminate It Take your picture to your local office store. Usuall ...more

How To : Build a 6X6 cube using magnets

Whoever said it's boring to be a square didn't make one out of shiny magnets. This video gives the phrase "thinking inside the box" a whole new dimension. You'll learn how to fabricate a six by six square out of 216 magnets. The resulting square is mobile and moldable into ot ...more

How To : Make a LED magnet

This video will shed some light on your refrigerator. All you need are some LED's, duct tape,some magnets, and this video to learn how to make LED magnets! Make a LED magnet. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make a tightrope walking magnet

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a tight rope walking magnet. You will need a power supply with currents between 15 to 25 amps. A thick wire from a half to one centimeter is also needed for the tight rope. A small neodymium magnet will also be required. String ...more

How To : Make an embroidered refrigerator magnet

Refrigerator magnets are a fun and fast project that everyone in the family will enjoy! They are perfect for kitchen decor, as well as the office. And the best part about these creative magnets? They are made almost entirely in the embroidery hoop! Watch this embroidery video ...more

How To : Make a decorative mini magnet board

In this tutorial, Bonnie shows you how to make a super fun new craft project for use in your home or dorm room. For this video, Bonnie makes a super cute little bulletin board with a twist. This board is magnetic! No need for push pins, now you can simply display messages and ...more

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