These Stones Come to Life with Clever Sculptural Effects

José Manuel Castro López accomplishes the seemingly impossible: sculpting stone to look like soft putty or liquid.

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Maker Spotlight: Aidan Leitch

Aidan Leitch has always enjoyed building things. He started with Legos, before making 3D video games, and finally settling on 3D printing.

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Mourning the Loss of TechShop

The founder of another makerspace, Dr. Evan Malone of NextFab, weighs in on what the closure of TechShop means.

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5 More Podcasts to Listen to While You Work

While one may never be at a loss for great podcasts, it's difficult to find great podcasts about making. Here are 5 of our favorites.

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TechShop Closes Doors, Files Bankruptcy

"Jim Newton, TechShop employees, members, and investors will go forward with their experience. Many will find a way to collaborate and work together again. The world will be a far better place for TechShop’s experience," says Dan Woods.

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How to “Decap” and Explore ICs

What do you find when you remove the plastic packages protecting ICs?

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Use Water to Track a Stylus in 3D Space

Check out this novel method of determining absolute position: using a tub of water to track a stylus in a 3D space.

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Skill Builder: Using a Combination Square

Every toolbox needs the measuring and calibrating powers of the combo square.

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Don’t Write Off TinkerCad as Too Simple

Geoff Shorts assumed TinkerCad would be a pointless step-down from Fusion, but was pleasantly surprised by the results he got.

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Getting the Most from Dry Herbs

Learning how to use herbs in cooking from Alex of French Guy Cooking.

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Maker Faire Atlanta Celebrates the Local Fluidity Between Schools, the Community, and Business

Everyone's a maker this upcoming weekend in downtown Atlanta as the community comes together for a Weekend of Making, which includes the seventh annual Maker Faire Atlanta, October 22 at the Georgia Freight Depot.

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Cast a Pixelated, Glowing Centipede Costume for Halloween

Follow Caleb's story as he, his sons, and his wife build an LED Centipede Halloween costume that was inspired by the movie "Pixels."

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Edible Innovations: Combining Bartenders, Robots, and Lots of Fun

For years, Ben Cowden has focused on creating cocktail mixing robots and incorporating CAD and digital tools into his metalworking practice.

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Drag-Race Power Tools, Build Tiny Dioramas, and Hang Out with Superheroes in Houston

This year's Houston Maker Faire takes place on October 21 and 22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, which, up until just a month ago, served as an emergency shelter and relief center for thousands of hurricane victims.

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Maker Pro News: Canary in a Coal Mine, Cubibot, and More

An IoT home security outfit makes a blunder, two makerspaces recover in the wake of disaster, and digital fabrication machines go personal.

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Math Monday: A Base Beyond

Have you ever heard of sesquinary numbers?

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Open World: Wevolver’s Cameron Norris

Wevolver helps engineers share and collaborate on projects. They primarily operate out of the makerspaces seen in our Open World series.

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