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Author Saul (left) and his friend Dan (right) assemble the drive mechanism from a bicycle wheel, a windshield wiper motor, and a loop of kite string.

Courtesy Saul Griffith

PROJECTS MAKING TROUBLE

Solar Powered Roasting Spit

Make the event memorable with a DIY wood-fired rotisserie.

By Saul Griffith

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Not only do I enjoy making things, I also love making food, so any opportunity that combines both is hard to pass ...

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