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Tyler Winegarner

Tyler Winegarner

Video producer for Make:, also tinkerer, motorcyclist, gamer. Reads the comments. Uses tools, tells stories. Probably a human. Tweets @photoresistor

Latest from Tyler Winegarner

Presence Lights-7

I’ve always been a fan of “presence lights” that turn on when I walk into a space. Sure, call me lazy, but there’s just something wonderful about electronics being able to anticipate my needs and look after them before I take action on my own. I’ve been enjoying working with... Read more »

3dPrintedHandKnob

There’s a common argument that you can’t make anything useful on a 3D printer. That’s not exactly true, and these 3D printed hand bolts aren’t just useful, they also add utility to the hardware you already have in your shop. I can’t take full credit on this design — I first... Read more »

LEDPanel_final-13

Roll your own photography light panel for a fraction of the cost of pro units. Read more »

Gigabot_1

After their wildy successful first Kickstarter back in 2013, re:3D’s latest iteration of Gigabot, an extra large 3D printer, is Open Gigabot, which currently has two days left on its Kickstarter campaign. The Open Gigabot files are being released on Wevolver, a social enterprise for open source hardware. Make: spoke with re:3D Co-Founder Katy Jeremko about... Read more »

robogames2

We’re only a couple months in, and 2015 has already been a good year for robot combat. Battle Bots is back, and RoboGames ran a successful competition this past weekend. Make: was on-site at the San Mateo (California) County Event Center to see contributor Zachary Lytle and many others compete... Read more »

Lumi_Thumb

We have a whole world of digital creative tools at our fingertips, but so few ways to express them out in the real world. Screen printing is a messy hassle, and ordering designs through online websites takes you out of the creative process. The Inkodye kit from Lumi, available in... Read more »

Twig Pencil

These handsome twig pencils couldn’t be any easier to make. All you need is some hardwood sticks off of the ground, a drill, and some 2mm pencil leads. You can make a bunch of them in a batch, they’re useful tools to keep around your workshop, and they make great... Read more »