Adam Flaherty

Adam Flaherty

I make cool stuff and write about other people making cool stuff on makezine.com. If you have something you think I should see, send me a tip.

Latest from Adam Flaherty

diy_cellphone

Getting hands-on with your cellphone just got a heck of a lot easier. Folks at MIT's High-Low Tech group have assembled a very handsome DIY cellphone from about $150 in easily sourced parts. Read more »

solidoodle

The second generation Solidoodle 3D printer pushes envelope with increased printing area and entry-level pricing. For $499 you get a fully assembled 3D printer that's capable of printing within a 6"x6"x6" cube. Read more »

choc-creator-3d-printer

Chocolate has to be one of my favorite build materials. It has a low melting point and hardens into a semi-rigid shapes when cooled down. Plus, it smells a heck of a lot better than ABS. If you've been waiting to make the move from PLA to Chocolate, your in... Read more »

drawing_machine_1

Release your creativity and get a good workout at the same time with Drawing Machine #1 by Joseph Griffiths. Part performance art, part kinetic sculpture, this peddle powered apparatus consists of a stationary bike that drives a series of articulated drawing implements across a canvas. Read more »

turntable_rider

If you've ever thought that your BMX bike was lacking the requisite dj gear, you're in luck. Designed for an ad by Japanese bicycle sharing service Cogoo, the Turntable Rider adds a handlebar-mounted crossfader, jog wheel controller on the rim, and various other sensors to trigger preprogrammed loops to accompany... Read more »

openbeam

If you're gearing up for a 3D printer, home brew CNC machine, camera rig, robotics, or automation project and are looking for a mini t-slot solution that uses common off-the-shelf fasteners, then check out OpenBeam. Read more »

lego_synth_bone

University of Cambridge students researching synthetic bone tissue use LEGO MINDSTORMS to automate the generation of new tissue samples. Repeatedly dipping a sample into various solutions builds up the compound to be tested, which is something perfectly suited to for automation. Read more »

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