Over-Engineered Pool Stick Makes Losing Impossible

The robotic stick takes care of the aiming and power adjustments to never miss a shot.
Derya Ozdemir

Nothing fuels innovation more than losing a few games in public, and Shane Wighton of the YouTube channel Stuff Made Here attests to this. Using his impressive engineering skills to gain the upper hand in almost any sport, the YouTuber has now engineered an automatic pool cue, which, as stated in the description box, was harder to build than he ever imagined.

This video will take you through him doing all the math, determining the proper angles, and engineering it to accomplish near-impossible shots. Then, he takes onto the internet to start playing against strangers.

You might already know this, but this isn't his first rodeo. He has also built a never-miss basketball hoop that tracks the ball, and a self-adjusting golf club that can make any amateur feel like an expert, showing how competitive engineers can be when they put their mind to something. Enjoy!

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