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10 Tips for Converting a 3D Printer to Pellet Extrusion

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

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:...

Low Tech Pewter Casting In The Kitchen

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...

4 Tips and Tricks For Faux Enamel Pins With The Xtool Laserbox

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...

Make:Cast – How Hard Can It Be?

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...

Remote Camera Doorbell And Smart Lock With Raspberry Pi

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...

Cool Crowdfunding: TWO 3DPrinters With Infinite Z-Axis, And An Educational IoT Badge

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...

The Open Book and the E-Book FeatherWing

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

      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...

Plan C Live: Pivoting to Entrepreneurship

A strong entrepreneurial spirit runs through the maker community. Along with artisanal makers and crafters, as well as industrial designers and mechanical engineers, figuring out how to apply your skills to produce an income is a essential reality for many in the community. In this Plan C Live, we are […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: Pivoting...

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