Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Steampunk, Robots, and Comics: a Weekend of Making Across Germany!
    by Jennifer Blakeslee on March 22, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    This coming weekend, March 23 & 24th, three separate Maker Faires will inspire, instruct, and delight audiences of all ages across Germany. With no fewer than 12 events this year, it is evident that the German public has a rich choice of making experiences and The 4th edition of Maker Faire […] Read more on MAKE The post Steampunk, Robots, and Comics: a Weekend of Making Across Germany! appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • KiCon, The First KiCad Conference Is Coming To Chicago
    by Caleb Kraft on March 22, 2019 at 1:47 pm

    On April 26 and 27 in Chicago, The very first KiCon is going to be commencing. This event, focused on the open source electronics design software KiCad is going to offer not only a community gathering but crash courses and even talks on advanced topics.  Chris Gammell shared a bit […] Read more on MAKE The post KiCon, The First KiCad Conference Is Coming To Chicago appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Cool Crowdfunding: Music Sequencing and Tiny Dev Boards
    by Caleb Kraft on March 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver. Cool Crowdfunding is our […] Read more on MAKE The post Cool Crowdfunding: Music Sequencing and Tiny Dev Boards appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Watch This Robot Snake Climb Vertical Walls
    by Mike Senese on March 21, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    ...as for its wall-climbing abilities, I got a one-word response: "Magnets." Read more on MAKE The post Watch This Robot Snake Climb Vertical Walls appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Corinne Okada Takara: Bringing Biology and Sustainable Materials Into Youth Makerspaces
    by Craig Couden on March 20, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Part science lab, part artistic experiment, part eye-opening experience with the natural world, Takara's homebrew makerspace brings biodesign to eager students. Read more on MAKE The post Corinne Okada Takara: Bringing Biology and Sustainable Materials Into Youth Makerspaces appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Creating Beautiful Clipboards From Ambrosia Maple
    by Caleb Kraft on March 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Ok, yes, a clipboard is a mundane and possibly boring item. However, Caleb Harris shows us that they can, in fact, be beautiful too. Starting from lumber, Caleb shows us how he steps through the process of creating these beautiful pieces. It involves quite a bit of forethought and planning […] Read more on MAKE The post Creating Beautiful Clipboards From Ambrosia Maple appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Celebrating Pi Day at the Sphero RVR Hackathon
    by Craig Couden on March 19, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    I joined a select group of students, makers and educators who didn’t let the ominous Bomb Vortex Blizzard (actual name of the snowstorm that hit Colorado last week) stop us from making our way to Boulder CO for the Sphero RVR Pi Day Hackathon. 10 early supporters of the RVR […] Read more on MAKE The post Celebrating Pi Day at the Sphero RVR Hackathon appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Construct A Super Cheap Rocket Stove From Scrap Materials
    by Caleb Kraft on March 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Rocket stoves are a pretty cool concept. They are simple to construct and surprisingly efficient in burning fuel. In this example we see how you can create one from some cheap scraps that you can source for roughly $5 and some effort. While a cheap rocket stove may not initially […] Read more on MAKE The post Construct A Super Cheap Rocket Stove From Scrap Materials appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • DIY Swarmbots
    by Craig Couden on March 19, 2019 at 10:35 am

    Build a mesh-networked mob of R/C cars with Particle microcontrollers. Read more on MAKE The post DIY Swarmbots appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Nvidia Launches $99 Jetson Board for Makers, Self-Training Robot Software
    by Sam Brown on March 19, 2019 at 3:43 am

    Nvidia reached out to makers with a late Valentine’s gift today, the launch of the budget-friendly Jetson Nano, a single-board computer geared for robotics and AI. The previous three generations of Jetson AI cores have been at the heart of many industrial robots, but their price tags have put them […] Read more on MAKE The post Nvidia Launches $99 Jetson Board for Makers, Self-Training Robot Software appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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