Tom Parker

Author of these Magazine Articles

Silver Bells
Make a 90% pure silver jingle bell from 2 quarters and a dime.
In Make Money from MAKE: 30: Smarter Homes page 172

Combination Lock
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 26: Karts and Wheels page 146

Scrabble
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 25: Microcontrollers and Arduino page 143

Chinese Abacus
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 24: Space page 165

Pennywhistle
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 23: Gadgets page 171

Wind Chimes
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 21: Desktop Manufacturing page 167

50¢ Bottle Openers
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 20: For Kids of All Ages page 174

Eyeglasses
Correct myopia with pinholes.
In Make Money from MAKE: 19: Robots page 175

Salt & Pepper Shakers
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 18: ReMake America page 175

Volts Hurt, Amps Kill
Excerpts from Rules of Thumb: A Life Manual.
In DIY: Home from MAKE: 17: Lost Knowledge page 146

Coin Chess Set
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 17: Lost Knowledge page 181

Mouse Trap
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 15: Music page 182

Piggy Bank
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 14: Optics page 124

3 1/4-Cent Lure
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself, like this $1.04 fishing lure.
In Make Money from MAKE: 13: Magic page 18

Dollar Bill Greetings
A card and envelope that costs less (and is worth more) than a store-bought card.
In Make Money from MAKE: 12: Upload page 190

Penny Buttons
Shirt buttons for mere pennies!
In Make Money from MAKE: 10: Home Electronics page 189

Photographer for these Magazine Articles

Silver Bells
Make a 90% pure silver jingle bell from 2 quarters and a dime.
In Make Money from MAKE: 30: Smarter Homes page 172

Combination Lock
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 26: Karts and Wheels page 146

Scrabble
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 25: Microcontrollers and Arduino page 143

Chinese Abacus
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 24: Space page 165

Pennywhistle
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 23: Gadgets page 171

Wind Chimes
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 21: Desktop Manufacturing page 167

50¢ Bottle Openers
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 20: For Kids of All Ages page 174

Eyeglasses
Correct myopia with pinholes.
In Make Money from MAKE: 19: Robots page 175

Salt & Pepper Shakers
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 18: ReMake America page 175

Coin Chess Set
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 17: Lost Knowledge page 181

Mouse Trap
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 15: Music page 182

Piggy Bank
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 14: Optics page 124

3 1/4-Cent Lure
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself, like this $1.04 fishing lure.
In Make Money from MAKE: 13: Magic page 18

Penny Buttons
Shirt buttons for mere pennies!
In Make Money from MAKE: 10: Home Electronics page 189

Illustrator for these Magazine Articles

Mouse Trap
Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.
In Make Money from MAKE: 15: Music page 182