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October 11, 2015 AT 12:30 am

DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver #ElectronicHalloween

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Awesome Dr. Who themed project tutorial from instructables user Honus! This is a great project for the ultimate triple threat: Whovian-meets-Maker-meets-Halloween Afficionado.

Last Halloween my oldest son Colin dressed up as the Doctor from Doctor Who and I cobbled together a Sonic Screwdriver for him from bits of junk I scrounged up in the garage. Upon seeing the Sonic Screwdriver my youngest son Sam decided he absolutely had to have one. Sam however declared that his screwdriver needed to work- he wanted more than just a cool looking prop.

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