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Jack Talbert designed this Portotrash unit, which lets you clip a plastic bag to your table to use as a convenient trash bag. It looks like it could come in handy, especially when doing messy tasks such as clipping wire leads. He’s pre-selling them for $20 a piece in order... Read more »

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I love this Möbius Gear design, made by Aaron Hoover for a Procedural Solid Modeling class back in 2009. It looks impossible at first glance, but the trick is that the inside gear is actually made from a flexible material, so it can deform as it spins around the fixed... Read more »

Brett King posted this Custom TRON Light Cycle Board Game and Playset in the MAKE Forums: I thought I would share my latest project, which is a TRON game that I made to play with my kids. It took some time to plan out, but implementation was fairly straightforward. Details... Read more »

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The Milwaukee Makerspace is having a grand opening party next weekend on Saturday, April 9th, 2011. They’ve got a great schedule of events planned, including a Power Wheels race, stump the maker contest, circuit etching and biodiesel demonstrations, food, and live music. If you’re in the area, this would be... Read more »

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Japanese Maker Satoshi Shibuichi built this impressive looking analog television set (translation), which uses vacuum tubes to display video on a tiny CRT monitor. Schematics and photos of the build are available at the website, however if you’re thinking of building one, you should act fast. As Takumi Funada points... Read more »

Here’s a neat way to visualize 3d data from your Kinect: turn it into a live autostereogram! Kyle McDonald and Golan Levin put together this ofxAutostereogram project using Open Frameworks. Source code to the project is available at the link. Read more »

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Jan Wante built this slick WiFi radio. He started with Jeff Keyzer’s excellent instructions, then added a custom wood and metal case, LCD interface, and encoder wheel to build it into a finished product. Looks great! [via Mighty Ohm] Read more »