Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Backstabbing, Social Climbing, and Tech… Or The History Of Fingernails
    by Caleb Kraft on February 21, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    For this week’s Make:<<Rewind, we found this fascinating talk by Tanya Fish about the history of fingernails. Have you ever considered the social significance of fingernails? Can you imagine that people have died because of how they decorated their fingers? Follow along as Tanya connects the dots all the way […] Read more on MAKE The post Backstabbing, Social Climbing, and Tech… Or The History Of Fingernails appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Watch As This Rubik’s Cube Floats In Mid-Air While Solving Itself
    by Caleb Kraft on February 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Last year we were awed by the clever work of Takashi Kaburagi. He built a rubik’s cube that solves itself. The internals of this robot are cleverly designed so that it can twist and turn itself back to the solved position from the inside, leaving us with a fantastic show. […] Read more on MAKE The post Watch As This Rubik’s Cube Floats In Mid-Air While Solving Itself appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints
    by Caleb Kraft on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    This clever trick popped up on Reddit recently and I’m very amused. Apparently you can use textured sheets on your 3d printer’s print bed to imprint that texture on the first layer of your print. Sounds obvious right? Well, what if that textured sheet is fine enough to give an […] Read more on MAKE The post This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • See You At WorkbenchCon
    by Caleb Kraft on February 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Later this week I’ll be attending WorkbenchCon in Atlanta Georgia. I’m pretty excited for this event. It is a relatively intimate 2 day event packed full of DIY Gurus and craftspeople, sharing tips and tricks for growing audience, working with sponsors, building your online presence and much more. I went […] Read more on MAKE The post See You At WorkbenchCon appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand
    by Mike Senese on February 14, 2020 at 5:24 pm

    This high-tech DIY rotary phone takes away the frustrations and distractions of touchscreen smartphones Read more on MAKE The post Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Introducing Make:Rewind, A Video Series From Our Vaults
    by Caleb Kraft on February 14, 2020 at 3:25 pm

    While cleaning the deepest darkest corners of our office, we uncovered an ancient cobweb covered box, locked with rusty cast iron locks. After a lengthy experiment with lock picking, involving various experts and ne’er-do-wells, we cracked it open to discover a plethora of videos that were never published to our […] Read more on MAKE The post Introducing Make:Rewind, A Video Series From Our Vaults appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Building a Digital Readout For a Lathe From Scratch
    by Caleb Kraft on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm

      Zach Hipps is hoping to get into wood turning on a lathe. Unfortunately, he got his lathe at the beginning of winter and his shop is cold, so his excitement is a bit muted for a while. He came up with an idea for a project to hold him […] Read more on MAKE The post Building a Digital Readout For a Lathe From Scratch appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Maker Spotlight: Dr. Shelly Rodriguez
    by Caleb Kraft on February 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Name: Dr. Shelly Rodriguez Where are you located?  The University of Texas What is your day job? Associate Professor of Practice, UT Austin – College of Natural Sciences Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace?  University, K-12, and community-based makerspaces in Austin Work | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook What kinds of […] Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Dr. Shelly Rodriguez appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Maker Spotlight: Winston Moy
    by Caleb Kraft on February 7, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    Name: Winston Moy Where are you located? Los Angeles, CA What is your day job?  It’s complicated, but officially I’m the Director of Content for Carbide3D which is just a fancy way of saying I make CNC videos and run social media. Unofficially, I feel like the chief beta tester […] Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Winston Moy appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Open Source Hardware Certifications For January 2020
    by mweinbergpk on February 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) runs a free program that allows creators to certify that their hardware complies with the community definition of open source hardware.  Whenever you see the certification logo, you know that the certified hardware meets this standard. The certification site includes a full list of […] Read more on MAKE The post Open Source Hardware Certifications For January 2020 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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