In celebration of Father’s Day this weekend, we bring you this crazy, fun new book (Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff) full of dad-made and kid-approved projects like an “Alien Abduction Mobile” and a “Slingshot Car Launcher.”
Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:
Check out a couple more of our favorite maker dads:
His tagline is “just trying to make some cool pancakes for my daughter,” and that he does! From the Star Wars “AT-AT” to 3-D beehives, Jim has cooked up some fantastic creations. (He’s not crafting as many edible sculptures these days, but you can still scroll back through some of his amazing archive!) If you want to make your own, you can pick up his book full of recipes and how-tos.
Lunch Bag Art
This super cool dad draws amazing things on his kids’ lunch bags and posts them on Tumblr. He even takes suggestions from readers!
Bonus! This isn’t technically just for dads, but with all the ingenuity (and duct tape) floating around on There I Fixed It, he’s sure to appreciate these solutions!