62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer
And Other Discarded Electronics
By Randy Sarafan
(Workman Publishing, Paperback, 9780761152439, 252pp.)
Publication Date: February 2010
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Created by a Parsons design graduate who s obsessed with navigating the intersection of art and technology, here are 62 ingenious projects that are irresistibly geek-chic. An iMac Terrarium how cool is that? A laptop Digital Photo Frame. The impressively green Scanner Compost Bin. Plus a power strip Bird Feeder, Walkman Soap Dish, My First Squiggle Bot, Qwerty Hair Tie, Flat-screen Ant Farm. Each project has complete, step-by-step instructions, is rated by difficulty in a thorough first chapter the author covers all the tools and skills needed to take apart electronics safely and is arranged by use, from stuff for the house, to fashion, toys, arts and crafts, items for pets, and more.