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Carbon Fiber Primer from MAKE Volume 09

There are certainly no shortage of cool carbon fiber-based projects that have been posted on Makezine, like the carbon fiber Macbook Air, bike frame, kegerator draft tower, and trekking poles. If you’ve been wanting to learn how to work with carbon fiber and need a good entry point, check out our carbon fiber primer from MAKE Volume 09 (March 2007, thus the iPod mini in the opener shot), now freely available on our DIY wiki, Make: Projects. Industrial design professor John Wanberg teaches you how to form, lay up, and cure your own high-performance composites in 12 steps. Check it out!

Goli Mohammadi

I’m senior editor at MAKE and have worked on MAKE magazine since the first issue. I’m a word nerd who particularly loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon as a whole. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for the ideal alpine lake or hunting for snow to feed my inner snowboard addict.

The maker movement provides me with endless inspiration, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. The specific beat I cover is art, and I’m a huge proponent of STEAM (as opposed to STEM). After all, the first thing most of us ever made was art.

Contact me at goli (at) makermedia (dot) com.


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