How To: Make a Real-Life, Coin-Popping Super Mario Bros. Brick!

It was bound to happen, but I never thought the results would be this amazing!

Bruno made a DIY Super Mario Bros. coin block that emits legal tender when hit from the bottom, and even makes the classic da-DING sound! Wild, yes?

Even more amazing, he painstakingly documented the process so you can make your own.

See it in action in this video:  

It’s a pretty complex build, but the results seem worth it! If it’s beyond your comfort level, check out this easier, paper version. No coins, but still awesome.

Real Life Coin Block [Instructables]