Make a photovoltaic solar cell using common household items... and donuts! Read more on MAKE The post Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Math inspiration can come from anywhere Read more on MAKE The post Math Monday: Marble Machines appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
iStock/KatarzynaBialasiewicz Bring color into your home with easy DIY color projects. Color is more than just a way to add visual interest. Adding color can make your home cozier, help you start your day feeling invigorated, and provide that warm feeling of a safe haven when you return from work in the evening. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Amy Bartlam for Homepolish) Some people might consider curtains a luxury, others a necessity. If you think about the many benefits that curtains provide, I'd err on the side of necessity. Sure they make a great designShow More Summary
Your humble author travels to his dining room table to indulge in his tabletop gaming obsession for ten days. Read more on MAKE The post The Sublime Pleasures of the “Makecation” appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
To put it bluntly, Apple has a lot of money. Over $250 billion -- nearly the GDP of Ireland -- is just sitting offshore, waiting for the right project to come along. Well, I think we've found it. A Chinese DIY genius has managed to piece together an "iPhone X Mini" from a few bastardized components and an iPhone 5. Show More Summary
Don't be afraid to try new things. A magic wand, from Harry Potter, is a good starter project for using a wood lathe. Read more on MAKE The post Turning a Realistic Harry Potter Wand on a Wood Lathe appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Get hands-on with history by 3D printing a copy of an Assyrian pin lock. Read more on MAKE The post 3D Print and Explore the World’s Oldest Known Lock appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Although he enjoys dabbling in laser cutters, electronics, clay, and robotics, Sam Laturi's true passions lie in metalworking. Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Sam Laturi appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Ryan and Michelle are all about DIY projects in and around their Annapolis, Maryland home. Whether it's propagating bamboo for privacy fencing, re-tiling bathrooms, or building custom furniture pieces, they love projects that allow them to save money while making their house more of a home. Show More Summary
Making custom bokeh for your lenses can be a fun project. Usually, photographers do it by crudely cutting shapes out of a piece of black card and taping it to the end of our lens. But this method doesn’t allow for a lot of detail or intricacy. Show More Summary
While there is quite an array of Arduino boards to choose from, the Nano is a versatile board suitable for almost all DIY electronic projects. These tiny micro controllers make compact DIY hardware development available to more people than ever before. Show More Summary
Peter and Patricia Brown play around with the piping bag technique to try and make some usable objects. Read more on MAKE The post Experimenting with Piping Cement to Make Decorative Objects appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Recent Harvard grad Harnek Gulati built a wooden word clock that is small enough to be worn as a wristwatch. Read more on MAKE The post This Tiny Wooden Word Clock Can Be Worn as a Watch appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
An incredible 1:18-scale cardboard Star Wars U-Wing with free, downloadable plans. Read more on MAKE The post Force Friday Fun: Build a 1:18 Scale Cardboard U-Wing from Rogue One appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Ready for your next weekend project? With summer slowly winding down, all I can think about is spending my evenings outdoor, whether in a friend's backyard, a restaurant patio, or a city park. Patrick Davis, consultant by day, DIY carpenter by nights and weekends, has just the project to get your outdoor space ready for those early fall hangs. Show More Summary
This minimalist decor uses magnets to make a plant hover and spin. Use whatever box and planter you'd like for a unique look. Read more on MAKE The post Build Your Own Magnetic Levitating Plant appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Meet Jason Wu, a high school student who is already the founder of a biotechnology startup and research associate at an acclaimed Institute. Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Jason Wu appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess) When it comes to the bedroom, a good headboard can pretty much make the room. We've rounded up more than 20 DIY projects and creative ideas for the head of your bed that will have your bedroom looking like a million bucks. Without spending a million bucks. READ MORE »
It can be built in four to seven hours Austin’s Sett Studio makes some pretty cool prefab backyard sheds, and now the firm is introducing a DIY option aimed at handy customers who want to tackle the project themselves—for a fraction of the cost. Show More Summary