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Calling all remakers, upcyclers, found object artists, and refuse miracle makers! MAKE has teamed up with Schick, and today we’re launching the Project Remake Contest. We’re in search of the next great green maker. No fewer than FIVE winners will receive a MakerBot Replicator, and a Grand Prize winner will receive (in addition to a Replicator) an expenses-paid trip for two (and their winning project!) to World Maker Faire in New York City this September. So whether you de-solder legacy motherboards for their reusable components, build furniture out of reclaimed plastics, or fabricate sculpture from waste objects, go here to enter to win Project Remake!

Submissions will be open until May 14th. Projects may be functional, utilitarian, or simply beautiful. Projects will be judged against the following criteria:

  • Originality & Creativity
  • Eco-Friendliness
  • Feasibility
  • Media & Public Interest

Apologies to our international and fellow North American readers, but to be eligible to win, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 US states or the District of Columbia, and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Complete rules can be found online here.

Nick Normal

I’m an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!


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  1. Jacob says:

    I keep typing in my DOB and it keeps disappearing after I click anything else including the submit button.

  2. Jacob says:

    Nevermind. I didn’t realize I had to specify the year to four digits. I typed 92 instead of 1992.

    1. Nick Normal says:

      Sorry for the bug Jacob – I’ll see if we can’t get that looked at, and good luck!

  3. mike says:

    Xtreme 3 ECO? That’s an april fools joke right?

  4. Patrick Magee says:

    My co-worker explains the mosaic his wife made from junk from obsolete products we used to produce. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMfiSCqTwV0&feature=youtu.be

  5. raster says:

    Requiring 4 digits for the year is a feature not a bug. ;)

  6. :( I make robots and neeeeeeed a Makerbot, but I’m Canadian T_T

    Is MAKE going to have Canadian contests soon? :)

    1. Nick Normal says:

      Keep making RobotGrrl – we love your work! I’ll mention this to our team. Also, I’ll gladly trade you some America-bots for health care!

  7. Aaron says:

    Any idea when there’s going to be an update? “check back on 05/30/12″ became “vote soon on the top 5″ for quite some time now. The facebook page still says ‘Check back next week’ and it’s been ‘next week’ for four days now.
    I’m dying here. ^_^

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