Maker Spotlight: Stefan Hermann of CNC Kitchen

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 […]

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Cairo Celebrates 7 Years of Maker Faire Magic

Maker Faire Cairo

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 […]

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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 […]

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Get Tickets Now For The Make: Education Forum

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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Announcing The Winners Of Our “May The 4th” Cosplay and Droid Contest

Announcing The Winners Of Our “May The 4th” Cosplay and Droid Contest

When we announced our Star Wars themed contest, along with NVIDIA, we knew we were going to be in for a difficult time deciding on a winner. There are so many great projects out there with incredible documentation and stunning results! We were not let down by the entries. If you haven’t checked them out […]

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Open Source Hardware Certifications for May 2021

Open Source Hardware Certifications for May 2021

In May 2021 the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) certified a wide variety of hardware as open source.  we will have a certified variety collection of Open Source Hardwares, Let’s take a look! (And remember, certification is a free and easy way to show that your hardware complies with the open source hardware definition.) First, […]

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Maker Spotlight: Michael Albert

Maker Spotlight: Michael Albert

First and last name Michael Albert Where are you located?  White Plains, New York What is your day job?  Pop Artist/Owner of Sir Real brand of Natural Foods Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace?  Not usually, but I’m looking forward to the Mead Library’s Maker Faire Sheboygan this weekend. Website | Pinterest | Art site What […]

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Emotion and Empathy Are Glue for Makers

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 — […]

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Making a Safer Makerspace

Making a Safer Makerspace

Narwhal Labs was about to open its doors. Then the Covid shutdown hit and the makerspace needed to navigate a new course.

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Where to Get Started in Digital Sculpting for 3D Printing

Where to Get Started in Digital Sculpting for 3D Printing

Digital sculpting isn’t as hard as it looks. At least, getting started isn’t that hard. You’ll still have to put in some serious time to get GOOD, but don’t let that scare you off. You may be surprised by how easily you can get something to be proud of, even as an absolute beginner. There […]

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Maker Spotlight: Ben Davidson

Maker Spotlight: Ben Davidson

Name  Ben Davidson Where are you located?  Plymouth, WI What is your day job?  Mechanical engineer www.Grabot.Tech What kinds of stuff do you make?  I make two armed robots, that can be simply controlled with RC.  How did you get started making stuff? As a kid I was always playing with Legos. I have improved […]

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Maker Classes in July: Video Production for Makers, Whimsical Wearables, Robotics and More

Maker Classes in July: Video Production for Makers, Whimsical Wearables, Robotics and More

Maker Campus is bursting with classes this summer. Who would have thought that over the next month, you can learn video production for makers from Make: Senior Editor Caleb Craft, start your adventure into creating whimsical wearables, or learn tips & tricks for creating better thumbnails of your projects, and more! Introduction To Video Production […]

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Maker Faire Hannover 2021 Goes Disco

Maker Faire Hannover 2021 Goes Disco

The German maker community is back on view this Friday, June 18th as Maker Faire Hannover returns for its 9th edition this Friday and its first exploration of the virtual realm!

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Prusa Announces Latest Resin Printer, Boasts Big Speed Boost

Prusa Announces Latest Resin Printer, Boasts Big Speed Boost

Today Prusa announced a big upgrade to their MSLA resin printer, the Prusa SL1S. While the printer may, at a glance, look just like the original SL1, Prusa has taken their typical approach of incorporating user feedback and huge upgrades to the proven platform for a big performance and user experience boost. The key points […]

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Maker Faire Plzeň 2021 this weekend!

Maker Faire Plzeň 2021 this weekend!

Maker Faire Plzeň is back this weekend, June 12th & 13th, for its second year to celebrate the city's technological heritage and kick off a summer (and autumn) of making in the Czech Republic.

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First Look: The Flashforge Foto 8.9s 4k Resin Printer

First Look: The Flashforge Foto 8.9s 4k Resin Printer

FlashForge’s latest resin printer, the Foto 8.9s, arrived on my workbench a few weeks ago and I’ve had a lot of fun testing it out and putting it through it’s paces. This is the latest in their Foto series, pushing the specs and reliability further than they have before. Lets go over some specs: build […]

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Amaze the World at Maker Faire Rome 2021

Amaze the World at Maker Faire Rome 2021

Calling All Makers! Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition is back October 8-10th 2021. Apply now to participate!

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Soldering With A Hand Tremor: The Camera Gimbal Hack

Soldering With A Hand Tremor: The Camera Gimbal Hack

Jonathan Gleich has developed a bit of a hand tremor, which makes soldering quite difficult. If you’ve ever tried soldering anything more complex than a through hole resistor, you’ll know that even a the normal shakiness of a hand can really be a road block to getting things done. Jonathan, being the industrious maker that […]

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Think Big At Virtual Maker Faire Galicia 2021

Think Big At Virtual Maker Faire Galicia 2021

Innovative in form and content, the 7th edition of Maker Faire Galicia returns to the global stage on Wednesday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 6th. 100% digital, the five days of talks, presentations, workshops, and exhibits explore cutting-edge tech and roll-out low fi hands-on activations that can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Register […]

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What An AI Nose Knows

What An AI Nose Knows

Make:cast #21 – Benjamin Cabé Like many of us during Covid-19, Benjamin Cabé was baking sourdough bread but he was at home in France. He wondered how he might tell if his dough was done proofing. He began working on an artificial nose that uses physical sensors to detect gas but also uses machine learning […]

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Quick Look: Bob’s CNC Revolution Rotary Mill

Quick Look: Bob’s CNC Revolution Rotary Mill

If you’re into CNC, you’ve probably seen a 4th axis, or rotary axis on a machine before. This is usually an add-on to a machine, like an upgrade. Bob’s CNC has put out a desktop machine that cuts away everything else and just delivers on that rotary goodness with the Revolution. The concept of a […]

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May The 4th Might Be Over, But Your Star Wars Project Could Still Win Big

May The 4th Might Be Over, But Your Star Wars Project Could Still Win Big

May the 4th, the ultimate Star Wars fan’s holiday may have come and gone. You don’t have to put away that Star Wars themed project you worked so hard on just yet though! We are running a contest that started on May the 4th, where you can show off your ultimate maker skills and win […]

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How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

The Robinson Foundry youtube channel has been experimenting with “lost pla” casting to go from idea to bronze sculpture using a 3D printer. Check out these videos to see how they’re doing it, and learn how to get some pretty impressive results. This method is essentially the same as the very well known “lost wax” […]

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Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Follow your dog, track the weather, automate your greenhouse and more — flex your reach with these long-range IoT projects

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Go Long With LoRa Radio!

Go Long With LoRa Radio!

Need to monitor remote sensors on your next project? LoRa might be your best wireless bet.

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Maker Camp 2021 Blasts Off!

Maker Camp 2021 Blasts Off!

Each year Make: hosts a special program. Designed as an exploration of all things Do-It-Yourself for young makers, Maker Camp is chock full of projects, adventures, inspiration, and community. Camps are hosted by schools, makerspaces, libraries, camps, and youth organizations of all kinds. The best part? It’s completely free to anyone. Last year, like many […]

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MOSI/MISO and 140 Years Of Wrong

MOSI/MISO and 140 Years Of Wrong

Look on the circuit board of nearly any electronic device made since the 1980s. If the device intelligently transmits or receives data, you’re likely to find the acronyms MOSI and MISO silkscreened onto the PCB. Rather than indicating a source of salty soy soup, those letters stand for Master Out/Slave In, and Master In/Slave Out. […]

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