LEGO builder ElectryDragonite made this desktop vending machine using LEGO bricks, Mindstorms NXT controllers, and servo motors to dispense one of four different drink flavors, and has a working coin mechanism that rejects bad coins. It even keeps drinks cool.
An all-in-one beer brewing machine. Newbies can simply order ingredients from Brewie and let the machine handle the rest, while experienced brewers can use their own ingredients and tweak Brewie’s parameters to their liking.
Modos is based on aluminum connectors that let you slot in boards to make a variety of furniture. You can get just the connectors or with Modos’ laminated plywood boards, which are 0.75″ thick and have walnut or maple veneer.