Have you ever had an idea that you were sure would be the world’s next great invention? Maybe you even wrote out a plan for it, considered going on Shark Tank, or tried to get your own informercial. Whatever the idea was, it was probably great: After all, no ideas are really “bad,” right? None except for these, of course. Below, we’ve found 38 of the most over-the-top, haphazard DIY projects and inventions that have ever come to fruition, and it’s safe to say that none of them will be achieving ShamWow status any time soon. Still, you have to admire these people for their tenacity. #34 has probably been dreaming of this moment for his entire life.