Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Plan C Live: The Civic Response in the UK
    by Jennifer Blakeslee on December 1, 2020 at 12:01 am

    "I think one of the amazing things at the time when we had spun up so quickly was pulling together that energy, that drive, that determination to solve this one single problem." Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: The Civic Response in the UK appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • 10 Tips for Converting a 3D Printer to Pellet Extrusion
    by Craig Couden on November 25, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Make the switch from extruded filament to closed-loop recycled plastic pellets with these helpful tips Read more on MAKE The post 10 Tips for Converting a 3D Printer to Pellet Extrusion appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Plan C Live: Mind The Mask
    by Jennifer Blakeslee on November 25, 2020 at 1:22 am

    This long holiday weekend is expected to challenge everyone’s resolve to stay safe.  We talk with Sabrina Paseman of FixtheMask.com about wearing masks, which types of masks work best, and which do not offer the best protection from COVID-19. We’ll also talk about why masks remain the best defense against […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: Mind The Mask appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Low Tech Pewter Casting In The Kitchen
    by Caleb Kraft on November 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Last month we shared an incredibly impressive example of how you can do some pewter casting with a laser cutter. Since pewter melts at a relatively low temperature, materials like MDF can withstand the heat wel enough to be a decent mold. However, that tutorial really needed a laser to […] Read more on MAKE The post Low Tech Pewter Casting In The Kitchen appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • 4 Tips and Tricks For Faux Enamel Pins With The Xtool Laserbox
    by Caleb Kraft on November 20, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    I got really excited when I found out we were partnering with xTool, to show off their Laserbox Pro. It’s a very nice desktop laser, and you know how much I love lasers, so I was pretty pumped. I’ve also had a project in mind I’ve wanted to do for […] Read more on MAKE The post 4 Tips and Tricks For Faux Enamel Pins With The Xtool Laserbox appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Make:Cast – How Hard Can It Be?
    by Dale Dougherty on November 20, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    In this episode, I talk with Tim Deagan in his garage workshop in Austin, TX.  He says his lifelong motto has been: "How Hard Can It Be?", even though he has repeatedly learned that most things are indeed harder than they initially look. We talk about creating Flame Effects, Propane Patio Heaters and the resurgence of Ham Radio during Covid-19. Read more on MAKE The post Make:Cast – How Hard Can It Be? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Remote Camera Doorbell And Smart Lock With Raspberry Pi
    by Make Community on November 19, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Introduction: In the last tutorial, we went through an introduction to building a Raspberry Pi Camera Stream and viewing a live stream from any client device. We’re taking this one step further and making our own ‘DIY Ring Doorbell,’ and we’ll name this the ‘Pi Smart Doorbell.’ The Smart Doorbell […] Read more on MAKE The post Remote Camera Doorbell And Smart Lock With Raspberry Pi appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Cool Crowdfunding: TWO 3DPrinters With Infinite Z-Axis, And An Educational IoT Badge
    by Caleb Kraft on November 18, 2020 at 6:45 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: TWO 3DPrinters With Infinite Z-Axis, And An Educational IoT Badge appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • The Open Book and the E-Book FeatherWing
    by Craig Couden on November 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Solder your own e-reader for books and texts in every language Read more on MAKE The post The Open Book and the E-Book FeatherWing appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • This Copper Electroforming Kit Is Just Cool
    by Keith Hammond on November 17, 2020 at 4:59 pm

          Copper Electroforming Kit $155–$250  enchantedleaves.com Electroforming with this kit is just cool! It feels like equal parts science and magic, combining chemistry and electricity and the decorative arts to transform pretty much any small design into copper metal. In my case, it’s also a fun learn-at-home activity that can […] Read more on MAKE The post This Copper Electroforming Kit Is Just Cool appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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