Ivan Miranda is full of ideas: the Spaniard creates all kinds of contraptions using a 3D printer and presents them on YouTube, even when things go wrong. And his subscribers love him for it.

Miranda makes a project every week for his 70,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel.

He uses all manner of tools to get the job done: from 3D printers; electronics; woodworking; instrument making; metalworking; sports; and "anything geeky in general".

The Spaniard describes himself as being "a hyperactive YouTuber and creator’"with a vision that 3D printing, and digital fabrication as being the tools of the future. 

Some of the crazy inventions he has come up with are:

A 3D printed tank

His DIY violin

A 3D printed Hovercraft.

And a self-propelling sand drawing machine that can leave leaving a romantic message in sand for your crush.

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