Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Sin City Cleans Up: Seven Years of the Downtown Las Vegas Project
    by Mike Senese on June 10, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Seven years in, the Downtown Las Vegas project — and a bevy of makers — have transformed a forgotten part of the city Read more on MAKE The post Sin City Cleans Up: Seven Years of the Downtown Las Vegas Project appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Sculpt, Cast, and Paint The Ultimate Slip-On Cosplay Monster Feet
    by Caleb Kraft on June 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    We’ve all seen those impressive costumes that pop up at comic con and dragon con and the like. Have you ever noticed that the ones that have custom feet seem somehow to be an an entirely different level? The Egg Sisters want to help you get to that next level, […] Read more on MAKE The post Sculpt, Cast, and Paint The Ultimate Slip-On Cosplay Monster Feet appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • 3D Printer Nozzle Wear: An In-Depth Look
    by Caleb Kraft on June 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Nozzle wear is one of those things that a lot of people talk about, but the discussion is usually pretty general. People will warn you that abrasive materials can wear your nozzle but that is usually where the conversation ends. All materials you shove through your nozzle are abrasive to […] Read more on MAKE The post 3D Printer Nozzle Wear: An In-Depth Look appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • This Open Source Kitchen Tool Helps You Get Perfect Flaky Croissants
    by Caleb Kraft on June 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Watching Alex always brings me such joy. It may just be the way his personality is, but I always get excited when watching him explore his culinary interests. I was very excited to see that he has gotten his hands on a 3D printer and jumped into functional printing, another […] Read more on MAKE The post This Open Source Kitchen Tool Helps You Get Perfect Flaky Croissants appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • How To Splice Animated EL Wire For Your Cosplay
    by Caleb Kraft on May 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    EL wire is amazing, and the “chasing” el wire is even cooler. However, if you want it in several places on the costume, you end up having to figure out how to hide multiple inverters (or buy a more expensive unit that has multiple taps). The Egg Sisters come to […] Read more on MAKE The post How To Splice Animated EL Wire For Your Cosplay appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • GameBender Lets Kids Hack Games To Learn Code
    by Caleb Kraft on May 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    The creative geniuses behind the Drawdio and Makey Makey have announced a new kickstarter. This is GameBender, a game console that lets kids experiment and hack code in new and creative ways. Kids can start simply, by playing a game or enjoying an augmented reality experience, and with the press […] Read more on MAKE The post GameBender Lets Kids Hack Games To Learn Code appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Make A Secret Light Up LED Ring
    by Caleb Kraft on May 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Discover electromagnets in everyday life with this inductive LED ring! Read more on MAKE The post Make A Secret Light Up LED Ring appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Cool Crowdfunding: Private Smart Speakers, Modular Fabrication Systems, and Sewing Circuits
    by Caleb Kraft on May 24, 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: Private Smart Speakers, Modular Fabrication Systems, and Sewing Circuits appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Let KamuiCosplay Help You Get Started Making Armor From Foam
    by Caleb Kraft on May 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Making armor from foam, often referred to as “foamsmithing” is a popular area of cosplay exploration. Foam happens to be perfect, you can mold it to shape and age it to look like hard, battleworn armor, but it is lightweight and easy to work with. KamuiCosplay is here to help […] Read more on MAKE The post Let KamuiCosplay Help You Get Started Making Armor From Foam appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • State of Arduino: Watch Massimo Banzi’s Address from Maker Faire Bay Area 2019
    by Mike Senese on May 22, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    Every year at Maker Faire, Massimo Banzi gives a presentation about the latest events with the Arduino organization. These have ranged from hardware and software updates to announcements on company reconciliations, and more (peek back here at his 2014 and 2015 installments). This past weekend at Maker Faire Bay Area, […] Read more on MAKE The post State of Arduino: Watch Massimo Banzi’s Address from Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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