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The Star Wars Cantina Bar Creature Project: ‘Hammerhead’

Follow along as Robert creates an iconic sculpture from Star Wars The post The Star Wars Cantina Bar Creature Project: ‘Hammerhead’ appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

This Gameboy Runs on Nuclear Power

My "Nuclear Powered Gameboy" uses Tritium tubes as the energy source, which produces a mere 1.5 microwatts of power (that's 1.5 millionths of a watt). The post This Gameboy Runs on Nuclear Power appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Fixing Broken Machines from the Amazon Return Bin

Debra Daun's superpower is fixing broken machines, such as 3D printers. She runs the MakerLab at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois. She has figured out that she can get used and abused machines that have been returned to Amazon. She bids for them at auction and then repairs them or adds the odd parts to her boneyard. She's been able to add...

Cairo Celebrates 7 Years of Maker Faire Magic

This week Maker Faire Cairo—the biggest gathering in Egypt for makers, inventors, creatives, and technologists—is back for its 7th year. Typically, DIY enthusiasts of all ages and from all backgrounds gather on the grounds of the American University and put on an amazing show & tell complete with musical performance, battle bots, wild cosplay, and...

3D Modeling for Makers

Lydia Sloan Cline is the author of Fusion 360 for Makers, which is out in a new second edition. She teaches 3D design and fabrication at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she began as a drafting professor with a degree in Architecture. In this episode of Make:cast, Patrick DiJusto, Make: Books […] The post 3D Modeling...

Maker Spotlight: Stefan Hermann of CNC Kitchen

First and last name Stefan Hermann Where are you located?  Germany What is your day job?  Metal Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer Youtube Channel | Patreon What kinds of stuff do you make?  3D Printing Stuff, Material Tests and 3D Printing Research How did you get started making stuff?  Bought a book about Arduino, purchased a […] The post Maker...

Emotion and Empathy Are Glue for Makers

In 2020, Dr. Andreea Gorbatai and two co-authors published a research paper in the journal Organization Science titled: “Making Space for Emotions: Empathy, Contagion, and Legitmacy’s Double-Edged Sword.” It’s about the maker movement and what holds it together. It turns out, it’s not skills and tools as much as it is emotions and empathy — […] The...

If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

The CNC Kitchen channel, run by Stefan, is a treasure trove of tests and real data surrounding many 3d printing topics The post If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

The Making Of ‘Lord of the Rings’ inspired ‘Fellbeast’ Head

Follow along as an artist shares the process of recreating the Fell Beast form the Lord Of The Rings The post The Making Of ‘Lord of the Rings’ inspired ‘Fellbeast’ Head appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Get Tickets Now For The Make: Education Forum

The growth of makerspaces in education was interrupted by the shutdown of schools, libraries, and museums over the last year.  Now, as students return to in-person learning, there is an even greater need for maker educators who can provide hands-on making and project-based learning experiences. In addition, making is a practice that can be learned […]...

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