17 People Dubbed A 'Redneck Engineer' For Their Off-Kilter Ingenious Solutions

Work smarter, not harder.

That's the philosophy behind most of life's best lifehacks. However, redneck lifehacks? They take that saying to the next level. From portable laundry to spray painting plants, these redneck engineerings feats will impress — and horrify — you.

I'll take one rainfall showerhead, please.

When you don't have the money to shell out for a rainfall showerhead, but you DO have the money for some cheap PVC... well, you have money for a kind of rainfall showerhead, that's for sure.

I mean, it'll work.

You could buy a fancy lock, or you could use a wrench. I've tried, and I honestly can't find fault with this. It works. It's insane, but it totally works.

HOAs are stupid, anyway.

It's so weird to me that there's entire associations dedicated to making your life miserable if you don't fit in to an exact aesthetic. I would totally do this to spite them!

Why buy it when you could DIY it?

"Found this fork in my brothers house and asked him why he had done it.... then he ran upstairs to grab his IPad."

I mean, the man saw a free way to create an iPad stand and went for it. I can't blame him. And what a cute fork to use!

I respect the hell out of this kid.

"My 12-year-old son modified his bike with carpet for barefoot riding."

I LOVED barefoot riding as a kid, with the obvious pain aside. Something about it had a never-ending summer-type vibe.

The feral energy of this is unmatched.

"I’m bad for using whatever tool is handy as a hammer, usually a crescent wrench. My husband learned a bit of welding and redneck engineered this for my birthday."

I am the exact same way, and I love this.

Dad joke incoming.

"Steering wheel broke, needed to finish the yard. Thankfully I know how to drive a stick."

Only a dad could come up with something that deeply corny. I applaud his engineering work, though.

Nah I would fear for my life on these stairs.

"Found in a group called 'Stairs Designed by People who aren’t afraid to Die' but I still quite like how simple and cheap a solution it is."

I think these absolutely belonged in that group.

I bet this is as comfortable as hell.

"Feast your eyes… My brother’s gaming chair."

I know that chair is comfy. I know it is. All of the expensive chairs in the world can't top the feel of a straight-up pillow.

What can't you use a pool noodle for?

This man knows how to drive in style. He understands the value of having your window down (which is a truly unmatched experience) and the value of being comfy on the road. I have no notes. I would totally do this.

This one had me laughing out loud.

"How to do laundry while living in a vehicle. Available programs; off-road, highway, and city."

What is THIS?! I'm so torn between being impressed and being absolutely horrified. There's no way you wouldn't get a ticket with that on your tire, right?

This one could save lives.

"Portable A/C Unit (pumps ice cold water from cooler through copper coil over fan [sic])."

This would be super helpful for people who don't have A/C in places that are getting increasingly hotter. Take note!

I don't know if this is safe, but it definitely worked.

"The wife and I were tearing down a wall and saw this and found this sub appropriate as hell, an iPhone 5 box being used as a fan control holder! Yet completely drywalled so you couldn’t tell!"

Wow, I need to do this.

"Taped a napkin to my hand to avoid having to drag sweaty palms across my screen."

Sometimes you don't realize how overheated you are until your screen is sweaty.

I guess it works?

I mean, I would just be grateful to have a USB outlet. However, if I could also see inside the wall of my hotel room, I'm thinking I would have bigger problems than where to plug my phone in.

This redneck rotisserie grill.

Even though the design is questionable, I'm actually impressed with this contraption. Some people really take their grilled meat seriously enough to do this. For myself, I'd rather just be lazy and order takeout.

This DIY weight actually works wonders.

When you need a weight for your Occulus Rift googles, look no further than... a bag of rice and some duct tape? Hey, if it works, it works, right?

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