Cottage Traveler

Cottage Traveler

M-K has repeatedly published descriptions of car trailers. And industry produces them, for example, “Skif”. However, I decided to build it to my own taste. And since then, the traveling dacha has been reliably serving my family for many years. All its components turned out to be quite durable and efficient, and the interior provides Read more…

BUGGY – SPORTS CROSS CAR

BUGGY - SPORTS CROSS CAR

The student design bureau of the Mari Polytechnic Institute named after A. M. Gorky is known not only in its native lands, but also far beyond the borders of the republic. Original snowmobiles, hovercraft, backpack aeropropulsion and other developments, which have been discussed more than once in M-K, invariably attract the attention of specialized organizations. Read more…

EVERYTHING IS LIKE IN A JEEP

EVERYTHING IS LIKE IN A JEEP

Club members from the Vologda House of Young Technicians named their microcar “Camel” for its high cross-country ability and unpretentiousness. Along with serial components (mostly from a motor scooter), the car also uses home-made chassis elements – for example, the front axle. Working on the machine allowed novice designers to gain not only practical skills, Read more…

“HIDDEN” HALLWAY

"HIDDEN" HALLWAY

Behind the scenes of the hanger, if you make it movable, you can hide a built-in closet or even a small storage room in your hallway. This “two-layer” solution for a home wardrobe in combination with standard niches in the room allows not only the most economical and profitable use of the small hallway area, Read more…

MOTORCYCLE + CAR = MOTORCYCLE

MOTORCYCLE + CAR = MOTORCYCLE

Their paths diverged at the dawn of the automobile industry, and since then the lines of development have continued without intersecting until now… We are talking about a motorcycle and a car. The former have always attracted consumers with their speed, maneuverability, simplicity, and, most importantly, relatively low retail price. The only quality has always Read more…

HUT FOR YOUR GARDEN

HUT FOR YOUR GARDEN

The mini-house, which we will tell you about now, fits perfectly into any garden plot. If necessary, it can become the main or temporary shelter for you and your family (if you are building another large house). It is also suitable as a storage room for carpentry and plumbing tools, garden supplies. The construction of Read more…

On the slipway – “ARGO-02”

On the slipway - "ARGO-02"

Is it possible in our time, which is called a period of total shortage, to build an airplane yourself? Tver amateur aviators Evgeny Ignatiev, Yuri Gulakov and Alexander Abramov answered this question in the affirmative, creating a winged single-seat aircraft, later called Argo-02. The plane turned out to be successful: it successfully flew at the Read more…

ON A FLOAT – ON FOOT, OARING AND SAILING

ON A FLOAT - ON FOOT, OARING AND SAILING

You will probably agree that it is difficult to imagine more accessible and healthy stadiums than small and large rivers, lakes and reservoirs scattered throughout our country. But today, unfortunately, they are mostly deserted. In recent years, the expanses of water have slightly enlivened the sails of windsurfers, but this wonderful sport has not yet Read more…

SAILING… WIND GENERATOR

SAILING… WIND GENERATOR

They say that the new is the well forgotten old. And energy seems to be no exception here. Having burned itself at Chernobyl and faced the threat of an energy crisis in a number of places, humanity is increasingly turning its attention to technical solutions that were undeservedly written off in the archives in the Read more…