Synopses & Reviews
MAKE Volume 26: Karts & WheelsGarage go-kart building is a time-honored hobby for do-it-yourselfers, and we'll show you how to build wheeled wonders thatll have you and the kids racing around the neighborhood in DIY style. Build a longboard skateboard by bending plywood. Build a crazy go-kart driven by a pair of battery-powered drills. Put a mini gasoline engine on a bicycle. And construct an amazing wind-powered cart that can outrun a tailwind. Plus youll learn how to build the winning vehicle from our online Karts and Wheels contest!
In addition to karts, youll find plenty of other projects that only MAKE could give you:
- A flaming tube that keeps time to music and makes sounds waves visible — in fire
- An aquarium tank to grow your own Spirulina algae superfood
- An electronic music looper that creates cool sounds and lets you build wild rhythm loops
About the Author
Mark Frauenfelder is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles, and the editor of MAKE. He is the cofounder of the popular Boing Boing weblog and was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998.