Tom's Fantastic Floating Home

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Inventor Tom Lawton devises new imaginative ways to improve everyday living as over a summer he transforms a derelict old boat into a fantastic floating home

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Inventor Tom Lawton devises new imaginative ways to improve everyday living as over a summer he transforms a derelict old boat into a fantastic floating home

Series 1 Summary

The mind of inventor Tom Lawton is a busy place. He's invented skate bikes, bubble cameras, wind-powered lighting systems and recordable alarm clocks.

  • Tom's Fantastic Floating Home

    Episode 1 - Shelter and Security

    Tom tackles the challenges of shelter and security, coming up with an 'all seeing eye' to ward off intruders, an armadillo-inspired retractable roof, and a grow & go garden that maintains itself

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    Episode 2 - Cooking and Eating

    Tom focusses on the way we cook and eat. Taking inspiration from fellow inventors and feats of engineering, he designs some pop-up furniture, an indoor-outdoor barbecue, and an aquabike.

  • Tom's Fantastic Floating Home

    Episode 3 - Rest and Relaxation

    Tom works to complete his fantastic floating home before taking it for a maiden voyage, re-imagining the settee as a star gazing sofa and bringing light below deck with a fibre optic solar jellyfish

Tom's Fantastic Floating Home synopsis

Inventor Tom Lawton devises new imaginative ways to improve everyday living as over a summer he transforms a derelict old boat into a fantastic floating home

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