Caleb Kraft

Caleb Kraft

Community Editor for Make: I get ridiculously excited seeing people make things. I just want to revel in the creativity of the masses! My favorite thing in the world is sharing the hard work of a maker.

I'd always love to hear about what you're making, so send me an email any time at [email protected]

Latest from Caleb Kraft

This collaboration between Hexbug and Vex robotics sits squarely at the intersection between toys and robots. These are surprisingly large radio controlled beasts that, at the flip of a switch, become autonomous. With a price tag ranging from $50 to $90 depending on which model you get, they are certainly cheaper... Read more »

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For the past 142 years, blue jeans have been a favorite of men and women with dirty and tough jobs due to their durability and comfort. Created on May 20th, 1873 by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss, they would go on to become a staple in homes and workshops worldwide. The... Read more »

The Versatility of Dremel Shines at Maker Faire

  If you were to ask the collective Maker community to name their go-to tool, the enthusiastic response would be Dremel. No matter the project, the Maker will often tell you how they had to “go at it with a Dremel” to get it done. The beauty of the familiar,... Read more »

Flames dance to the music in this quintuple Rubens' tube from Minor Catastrophe Productions.

When Michael Kearney was tasked with creating an impressive display for Guerrilla Science, he settled on one of the most wonderful combinations possible: fire and music. He took the basic principle of a Rubens’ tube and multiplied it, because more fire is always better! If you’ve never seen a Rubens’... Read more »

At most concerts, audience interaction is usually limited to cheering and listening. Here at Maker Faire, we get to see the crowd involved much, much more. The KaLEDoscope, designed by Grant Davis, is a mixture of a kaleidoscope and a camera that gets projected on the massive screen behind the stage.... Read more »

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Crouching in the corner at MakerCon is this futuristic looking utility vehicle named Farmdogg. This electric all terrain vehicle aims to solve many problems that you find in current systems used by farms, specifically targeting the “4 wheeler” that we all know so well. The typical ATV or 4 wheeler... Read more »

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The 3D printing community is coming up with new ways to finish 3D prints every day. Some are complex, some simple, but the goal is always to get away from the ridges visible in most 3D prints. The Orbit1 is a machine that takes your 3D print and electroplates it... Read more »