[Instructables has an interesting new DIY project… [URL=http://www.instructables.com/id/EEA99AAUR3EP28744T/" target="_blank]Build your own jet engine](http://www.instructables.com/" target="_blank).
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“Warning! Building your own jet engine can be dangerous. We highly suggest that you take all appropriate safety precautions when dealing with machinery, and use extreme care while operating jet engines. Serious injury or death can occur while operating a jet turbine engine in close proximity, due to explosive fuels and moving parts. Extreme amounts of potential and kinetic energy are stored in operating engines. Always use caution and good judgment while operating engines and machinery, and wear appropriate eye and hearing protection. Neither Bad Brothers Racing or Gary’s Jet Journal accept any liability for your use or misuse of the information contained herein.”