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Jason Babler

Jason Babler

I'm the Creative Director of Make: magazine.

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Do you have a story to tell to Makers, or a project or skill to teach? Would you like to tell it live at one of the most iconic Maker buildings in San Francisco? Now you can at the (relatively) new Maker Media Lab! Our new project lab is in San... Read more »

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When I discovered my Stanley Tripod flashlight had a battery acid leak, it was, unfortunately, exactly when I needed a tripod flashlight the most — for fixing a leak under my sink. I went to my flashlight drawer and realized I already have plenty of flashlights, all I really needed... Read more »

My father-in-law, Craig, is one of those crazy weekend Makers that gets a wacky thought in his head and actually makes it happen. Here, he took an old wine barrel and an unused bike stroller and made something quite *ahem* intoxicating to ride around in. In his own words: First, I got... Read more »

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I felt a little guilty (at first) about buying and reading Harrison’s Krix’s excellent ebook, Painting and Weathering for Props and Replicas. Part of being a maker is discovery by making, and this guy decided to take all his years of success (or rather, failures) and teach us all how to... Read more »

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  • 09/20/2014 @ 2:55 pm
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iLuminate: technology meets dancing

A beautiful day at World Maker Faire, at the New York Hall of Science. Neon dancers, cardboard raptors, and toy car racing: it all makes sense at a Maker Faire. Here are a few of our favorite photographs from day one!   Read more »

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We have been chronicling our prop building for 2K’s Evolve video game, and we are down to the last two weapons! We journaled the Lazarus Device and the Harpoon Gun and all the final weapons will be revealed next week! The Laser Cannon: All these guns have followed the the same basic building steps. Simply... Read more »

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  In case you haven’t been following our little Make: Believe project with 2K, we’ve taken up the challenge of recreating four weapons from the game in real life (based on art files provided by the game developers). That’s largely thanks to the help of Shawn Thorsson’s maniacal work ethic... Read more »