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Terry Jantzi says: “I built a homemade machine that works spectacularly. Made out of surplus steel bowls, a hanging plant basket and a propane torch, I produce all kinds of flavored cotton candy for family and friends.”

I like the way his video progressives from a working prototype to a slick finished project.

Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is the editor-in-chief of Make magazine, and the founder of the popular Boing Boing blog.



  1. miroslava von schlochbaum says:

    that is a perfect prototype for a Maker video. instructive and progressive and just the right amount of additional text information. this guy should be making instructional videos (as well as high temperature confections)

  2. Keith Stanley says:

    An excellent project with an excellent instructional video, well done.

    The Dollar Store; where would we be without it………

  3. NEC Display says:

    That i ever seen before. amazing video

  4. Fernando Madeira says:

    assim dá gosto ver como trabalha um habilidoso e sem problemas em transmitir o seu saber. Parabéns daqui de Portugal

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  6. Brent says:

    What I liked best about it was the way he was able to show the complete process without a lot of voice over. Great video.

  7. Manny Flores says:

    so does the candy come out of the top of the little bowls or out from the seam between the welds?

  8. I love Makers!
    This is a tempting one, for sure.

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