Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things - Cy Tymony

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things

By Cy Tymony

  • Release Date: 2005-10-01
  • Genre: Games


The author of Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things is back with an all-new compendium of creative inventions you can make at home.

Did you know that your standard issue of Sports Illustrated  can be turned into more than twenty useful gadgets? In Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things, Cy Tymony reveals how an ordinary magazine can become many extraordinary gadgets such as a compass, hearing aid, magnifier, peashooter, and bottle opener.

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things covers forty educational and unique projects that anybody can successfully complete with simple household items. The book includes a list of necessary materials, detailed sketches, and step-by-step instructions for each gadget and gizmo. Among the sneaky schemes are:

* Creating a electroscope out of a glass jar

* Turning a drinking cup into a speaker

* Using an AM radio as a metal detector

* Making a spy gadget jacket with over twenty individual sneaky uses ranging from a siren and whistle to a walkie-talkie and voice recorder