Jake Spurlock

Jake Spurlock

Web Developer at MAKE. I'm an Engineer. That means I solve problems.

Also, a geek, designer, HTML/CSS/PHP lover. Taker of photos, and sometimes skiing and biking...

Latest from Jake Spurlock


Use a swivel caster and PVC pipe to capture awesome footage. Read more »


Of all of the MAKE projects, the Useless Machine always makes me the happiest. Read more »


Milwaukee has a reputation for tough, heavy-duty tools that last a lifetime. Read more »


This do it yourself project will show you how to make a solar powered barbecue. Read more »

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Here is an early preview of our new video series Maker Hangar that starts July 9th! Let us know what you think! MAKE Magazine and Lucas Weakley have teamed up to bring you "Make Hangar." This is a 15-episode tutorial series that will teach you everything you need to build... Read more »

Mehdi Sadaghdar

Everyone's favorite engineer Mehdi Sadaghdar is back with a tongue curling look at what current hurt more...AC or DC? Read more »

Cardboard RB8

Some people use wood, others metal. For Kota, and likely his parents, the medium is cardboard and they build Red Bull Racing Formula One cars. I love how happy this kis is in the car, and seeing two different revisions shows some commitment from the builder. Read more »