I have a fetish for high-tech digital clocks. This is probably overkill.
This is in the file of "projects I've thought would be cool to make since I was in grade school".
Yet another vacuum former
BEAM Solar Theremin(via)
A musical instrument made from a solar panel and some circuitry bits.
Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock(via)
Looks like a fun project sometime, making woodblocks.
Using an ink jet printer head outside of the printer
Strip an Inkjet Printer for Parts(via)
I've got a worthless ink jet printer. It's probably worth a stripping.
Candy tin fume extractor(via)
I usually just put a big fan in the window right next to my desk in the geekroom, but this might be nice...
Super simple serial terminal(via)
Uses an ATMega128 and an LCD and a keyboard for a micro serial terminal.
How to build a catapult(via)
This is a cute and well designed way to make a catapult.
Dick Cappels Project Pages(via)
A brilliant collection of useful AVR projects, with tons of useful extra information.
Simulated woodgrain for metal boxes(via)
Simulating woodgrain on a metal surface.
How to make your own Plastic Vacuum Former(via)
Another vacuum former project
Water me, Man!!!(via)
A soil moisture detector done cheap.
VGA Test Box(via)
I'm collecting microcontroller video-output projects, I guess.