Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Build an Animatronic Raven Kit
    by Keith Hammond on September 19, 2020 at 6:38 pm

      Animatronic Raven DIY Kit $255–$375, Mr. Chicken’s Prop Shop, chickenprops.com Pololu Mini Maestro Servo Controllers $30–$50, Pololu Robotics and Electronics, pololu.com Here’s an awesome small-batch kit that’s got all the hardware and feathers you need to assemble a well-articulated animatronic raven that would fit into any imagineer’s menagerie. Includes […] Read more on MAKE The post Build an Animatronic Raven Kit appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Join Our Webinars To Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Make: Projects
    by Dale Dougherty on September 18, 2020 at 8:01 pm

      Learning is best done with people, not for them. It is most effective when learners are participants rather than recipients. The central element in promoting learning, therefore, is promoting relationships—teacher-pupil relationships; peer-to-peer relationships; and children’s relationships with siblings, mentors, and role models. All the traditional and high-tech resources of […] Read more on MAKE The post Join Our Webinars To Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Make: Projects appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • DIY Fog Projection Screen
    by Craig Couden on September 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Low-cost and lightweight, this indoor-outdoor screen looks awesome and adapts to the weather Read more on MAKE The post DIY Fog Projection Screen appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Titancraft Lets You Create Custom Creatures For 3D Printing
    by Caleb Kraft on September 15, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    I’m always looking for interesting now sources for fun 3d prints.  This fun little site called Titancraft Minis popped up and I hopped in to give it a try and was blown away! You can create and customize monsters, then download them for free (or have them printed and shipped). […] Read more on MAKE The post Titancraft Lets You Create Custom Creatures For 3D Printing appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Building A Portable Air Quality Monitor
    by Caleb Kraft on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Air quality is on a lot of people’s minds right now, especially if you’re on the West coast of the US. Mike Winter was putting together a system to measure and display the air quality and had an idea to make it portable and partially wrist mounted. His results were […] Read more on MAKE The post Building A Portable Air Quality Monitor appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Quick Look: The Tormach XS Tech CNC Router
    by Caleb Kraft on September 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    We finally got a chance to play with Tormach’s desktop learning system.  this was a fun little piece of equipment and presented some interesting approaches to a desktop milling experience. Tormach looks to be focusing mainly on education with this unit. It ships not only with the mill but with […] Read more on MAKE The post Quick Look: The Tormach XS Tech CNC Router appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Plan C Live: From Invention to Innovation: Maker Incubators During Covid-19
    by Jennifer Blakeslee on September 12, 2020 at 2:08 am

    Plan C Live: From Invention to Innovation: Maker Incubators During Covid-19 Plan C Live: From Invention to Innovation: Maker Incubators During Covid-19COVID-19 represents a challenge, as well as an opportunity, for what incubators do and how they work with makers. Just as makerspaces became the hubs for the rapid response […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: From Invention to Innovation: Maker Incubators During Covid-19 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Maker Spotlight: Engineer Emily
    by Caleb Kraft on September 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

      Name  Emily Where are you located?  South Carolina What is your day job?  Senior Mechanical Engineering Student Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace?  Most everything of what I work on is done in my college apartment. I have two 3D printers and most all of my tools are kept in […] Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Engineer Emily appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Fix Our Planet, Part 4: Reinventing a Material World
    by Craig Couden on September 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    We need new tricks — quick — to decarbonize our stuff and the ways we manufacture it. Read more on MAKE The post Fix Our Planet, Part 4: Reinventing a Material World appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Doing Experimental Science at Home
    by Dale Dougherty on September 9, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    With distance learning happening in many schools, what can you do to teach or learn about science? As you might expect, at Make: we believe that the best way to learn these subjects is through experiential, hands-on learning. In other words, “learning by doing.” If you want to learn science, […] Read more on MAKE The post Doing Experimental Science at Home appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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