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Why a Master Machine Artist Picked Up 3D Printing

Chris Bathgate has been making incredibly detailed and finely machined sculptures for several years. When we saw him, we were immediately infatuated with his work, and have kept an eye on him since. Recently, he has been exploring new...Show More Summary

Brush with Death Inspires Maker to Bring Technology to Kids

I was paralyzed. I had never felt this complete and utter helplessness before in my life as I lay there, listening to my friend trying to negotiate a ride to an airstrip to get me out of the remote village in Ghana where I had just been diagnosed with cerebral […] Read more on MAKE The post Brush with Death Inspires Maker to Bring Technology to Kids appeared first on Make:.

A Legal Guide To Licensing Your 3D Printed Files

Michael Weinberg and his team over at Public Knowledge, have been working hard to keep the internet and other emerging technologies like 3D printing from being overly restricted and closed to citizens of the world. Now Michael and his...Show More Summary

Snag Compliments With These DIY Fishing Lure Earrings

Need a gift for a special someone with pierced ears? Skip the jewelry store and head straight for your tackle box with this ingenious jewelry hack for turning fishing lures into earrings from Kerry of the tragic whale! Simply snip off...Show More Summary

Cartesian, Delta, and Polar: The Most Common 3D Printers

If you’re a regular reader here at Make, then you have seen many 3D printers. We talk about them all the time, and have even done comprehensive comparisons between many of the commercially available desktop printers in our Special 3D Printer Shootout Issue. Show More Summary

Ponytrope: Recreating the Classic Galloping Horse with 3D Printing

In 1872, Edweard Muybridge was hired to film a trotting horse at high speed to help settle the argument “During a trot are all 4 feet of a horse ever off the ground at the same time?”. The human eye could not break down the motion of...Show More Summary

Cook Up These 6 Clever Kitchen Storage Solutions

You could go to any big-box establishment and buy something to store food and such, but what about something creative that you can make yourself? Here are six excellent ideas to “spice up” your kitchen and food storage with a little DIY flair! Are you a little tight on […] Read more on MAKE The post Cook Up These 6 Clever Kitchen Storage Solutions appeared first on Make:.

From Chemist to World Renowned Blacksmith: James Austin

Now in his 40th year of blacksmithing, San Francisco Bay Area blacksmith James Austin has spent a lifetime researching little-known or lost metalworking techniques, and developing his own. Unable to deny his love for metal fabrication,...Show More Summary

Crochet this Adorable Big Hero 6 Baymax Hat

Know a little Big Hero 6 fan who’s got Baymax on the brain? Go ahead and turn their enthusiasm into a wooly reality with this adorable crocheted Baymax hat! The pattern is by Sarah of Repeat Crafter Me, and despite the impressive likeness to the Big Hero 6 character, she […] Read more on MAKE The post Crochet this Adorable Big Hero 6 Baymax Hat appeared first on Make:.

Web App Lets You Customize Every Aspect Of Your Flat Pack Furniture

Arrister has created a custom furniture service that makes creating furniture to your exact dimensions as easy as ordering a pizza online. Read more on MAKE The post Web App Lets You Customize Every Aspect Of Your Flat Pack Furniture appeared first on Make:.

New Project: Quick Hack: DIY Thermoplastic Zipper Pulls with Shapelock

A good sturdy zipper can provide years and years of service, but usually the zipper pull is the first part to break. It’s wasteful to replace an entire bag or jacket because such a small part stopped working, but the pull is absolutely necessary for easy use. Show More Summary

Dinner Hacks: Sew a Baked Potato Microwave Bag

Microwaved baked potatoes are my go-to quick dinner staple for those long days when I just want something warm, filling, and comforting. Requiring basically zero effort, they’re ready to eat in about ten minutes. And, since you can easily...Show More Summary

This Is The Biggest Amateur Rocket Ever Built

The largest amateur rocket ever built, at over 46? tall, weighing in at 617 pounds, will attempt its first flight next weekend at the Thunda Down Under rocketry meet in Australia. This impressive-looking 1:1 scale replica of a V2 was created by the “rocket junkies” at the Rocket Victoria club. Show More Summary

Fab Academy Adventures: 7 Press Fit Construction Kits

The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through an unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. Over the next five months,...Show More Summary

New Project: Plasma Arc Speaker

Create a high-voltage loudspeaker that makes sound waves by vibrating an electric arc The post Plasma Arc Speaker appeared first on Make:.

Reviews: Cameras, Wrenches, Pliers and More Tools

Gadgets and gear for makers Read more on MAKE The post Reviews: Cameras, Wrenches, Pliers and More Tools appeared first on Make:.

Arduino Wars: Group Splits, New Products Revealed

There's nothing worse than when a family starts fighting amongst itself, and right now Arduino LLC is suing Arduino Srl. Read more on MAKE

Backyard Builds: Man Constructing 22-Foot Tsunami-Proof Pod

Palo Alto resident Chris Robinson was pondering how he would protect his family from a tsunami after the devastating disaster hit Japan back in March of 2011. His answer was the Tsunamiball- an escape pod of sorts made almost entirely out of wood. Sure, others have designed their own […] Read more on MAKE

First Look: Tessel 2 Embeds Node.js in Your Project for 35 Bucks

Earlier today Technical Machine, the people behind the Javscript-driven Tessel, released the Tessel 2 their next generation board. Read more on MAKE

Cowabunga! Crochet These Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Get out your yarn and crochet hook and get ready to party with your favorite advantageously irradiated amphibians with this incredible Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pattern! Of course, no Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shindig would be complete without a pepperoni pizza, so Nichole’s Nerdy Knots has included one in her […] Read more on MAKE

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