What's Your Proudest MacGyver Moment?

What's Your Proudest MacGyver Moment?

Susie Nadler
Feb 24, 2009

As DIY month winds to a close, our thoughts naturally turn to that legendary king of DIY: MacGyver. The guy who used a chocolate bar to stop a sulfuric acid leak. Who built a compass with some batteries, a cheese grater, a paperclip and a cork. Who rigged a vending machine to spit out cans to create a diversion. Need we go on? Of course, we everyday do-it-yourselfers don't usually find ourselves pursued by evil human cloners or assassins employed by rogue states. But perhaps we do find ourselves once in a while pressed to employ ordinary household goods in ingenious ways. Click through to share your own best DIY MacGyver moments...

MacGyver listens for a secret door with a sonar detector made from a pair of hi-fi speakers

We've all had proud moments when we could briefly see ourselves in MacGyver's shoes. Now's the time to share your MacGyver moments with your AT peers! Please weigh in below. What are your favorite DIY solutions using ordinary household items?

If you've got no MacGyver moments of your own to boast about, don't despair... Instead, get inspired (and entertained) by these 5 Most Amazing Real-Life MacGyver Moments.

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