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  • 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. […]

  • 3 Quick Table Saw Jigs To Bring Your Woodwork To The Next Level
    by Caleb Kraft on May 21, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    Everyone who has done woodworking remembers the day they learned about making jigs for their table saw. For some it is old news, but for many, many others, today is the day you realize how to really get great results from your saw. A jig is a simple setup that […] Read more on MAKE The post 3 Quick Table Saw Jigs To Bring Your Woodwork To The Next Level appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Sunday Highlights From Maker Faire Bay Area
    by Craig Couden on May 20, 2019 at 1:59 am

    Folks came out rain and shine for the last day of the faire, and there was still plenty to do, make, and explore on day two! Read more on MAKE The post Sunday Highlights From Maker Faire Bay Area appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Check Out Saturday’s Highlights from Maker Faire Bay Area
    by Craig Couden on May 19, 2019 at 2:07 am

    There's never a shortage of things to do and see at Maker Faire Bay Area, and this year's show is no exception. Here are some of the best things we saw during the faire. Read more on MAKE The post Check Out Saturday’s Highlights from Maker Faire Bay Area appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • WeChat Launches Maker Program for In-App Content Creation
    by Mike Senese on May 17, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    Today at Maker Faire Bay Area, WeChat launches its new WeChat Maker initiative, which aims for developers to build fun new mini programs inside the WeChat ecosystem. Leveraging Javascript and the WeChat maker API, creators can design programs that hit on the whimsical-to-delightful side of the coding world. Examples include […] Read more on MAKE The post WeChat Launches Maker Program for In-App Content Creation appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Arduino Unveils New Nano Family of Boards
    by Keith Hammond on May 17, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    It’s Maker Faire Bay Area and that means new flavors of Arduino! The Italian boardmakers announced today a new family of affordable, low-power “Nano” sized microcontroller boards based on powerful Arm Cortex processors that may give you pause before buying another Chinese knockoff — you get Arduino quality starting at […] Read more on MAKE The post Arduino Unveils New Nano Family of Boards appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Know Before You Go: The Inside Scoop on Maker Faire Bay Area 2019
    by Goli Mohammadi on May 16, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    The moment we’ve all been waiting for is almost here! Read more on MAKE The post Know Before You Go: The Inside Scoop on Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Custom Fish Tank Stand Includes Lego, Aqua Man, and Hidden Storage
    by Caleb Kraft on May 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Caleb from the youtube channel You Can Make This Too is back with another interesting Lego infused build. This time he’s tackling the intimidating prospect of making an aquarium stand. Though they seem like simple boxes, an aquarium stand has to hold a surprising amount of weight. This gets difficult […] Read more on MAKE The post Custom Fish Tank Stand Includes Lego, Aqua Man, and Hidden Storage appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • This Simple Pattern Makes Lightweight Foam Chainmail A Snap
    by Caleb Kraft on May 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Chainmail has been a staple of the costuming community since… well, since the invention of chainmail I guess. Over the hundreds of years that it has been popular, people have explored many ways to recreate it, from painting little curves onto cloth to actually just sitting down and manufacturing real […] Read more on MAKE The post This Simple Pattern Makes Lightweight Foam Chainmail A Snap appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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