Wish you had $1000 to throw down for a projector? Well, if you have an old laptop lying around instead, here is a simple way to cheaply build your own digital projector. Lifehacker posts a HowTo excerpted from DIYer Randy Sarafan's 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer: (And Other Discarded Electronics).
You Will Need:
- LCD monitor or laptop with a broken backlight
- Mini screwdriver set
- Cardboard box, the same height as the projector bed
- Overhead projector (available on eBay or Craigslist, or at Office Max)
- Small fan
- four 1/2" spacers
Click through to Lifehacker for the full HowTo.