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Join Torben Ruddock as he shows you to build to fun and interesting things that engineers will appreciate.
Nov. 20, 2013
Who can honestly say that they don’t need a trebuchet for home defense? In this episode of Some Assembly Required, Shawn Wasserman designs and builds a trebuchet big enough to throw a pumpkin. Warning - graphic images of exploding fruit.
Nov. 13, 2013
In this episode of Some Assembly Required, Shawn Wasserman (in for Torben Ruddock) builds a cardboard bridge for temporary use, in this case crossing a kiddy pool of doom. Check to see whether his bridge carries him safely, or whether he takes a plunge.
July 27, 2011
In this episode of "Some Assembly Required", Torben Ruddock tries 3 propulsion ideas on a home-made hovercraft he built with just plywood, a lawn chair and a shower curtain. It turns out that propulsion is easier than steering. Watch to see what works and the clever steering mechanism.
July 13, 2011
Torben shows how viewers can publish their own CAD models into the iPad 3D instruction sets shown on Some Assembly Required. CAD formats supported include Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, Pro/E and most other major CAD packages.
July 6, 2011
Torben generates a remarkable long-distance blast with this giant air cannon. See how to build your own in this high-energy episode of Some Assembly Required. Visit www.engineering.com/someassemblyrequired for instructions.
June 22, 2011
Torben builds a squirrel proof bird feeder engineered to thwart a ground assault and make an aerial attack impossible. Visit www.engineering.com/someassemblyrequired for instructions.
June 15, 2011
Torben builds a hovercraft you can ride using just plywood, a lawn chair and a shower curtain. Power is provided by a leaf blower. You’ll be surprised at how well this works. Visit www.engineering.com/someassemblyrequired for instructions.
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