We all recognize the power of making with LEDs. (Arduino “Hello World!” anyone?) LEDs have been the lure drawing many into the world of making. However, LED projects have remained inaccessible to many young ladies. No more! LiteSeeds LED stickers are about to change all that. While walking the aisles of Maker Faire’s Start-Up Pavilion I came... Read more »

Handmade Beauty: Hairpin Leg Vanity Table with Built-In Storage

If you’ve got a few woodworking skills under your belt and are looking for a fun and challenging springtime project to tackle, this modern-meets-rustic hairpin leg vanity table is a great way to expand your furniture-building know-how! My favorite part about this project’s design is definitely the fold-up doors that... Read more »


The We The Builders team has been collaboratively creating fantastic sculptures of our nation’s forefathers for the past few years. Now, they have turned their sights on an iconic figure of their hometown of Baltimore: Edgar Allen Poe. This new project, Edgar Allen Print, is off to a great start, but needs... Read more »

$weat. Photo by Billy Dang.

The 2015 Spring Show for New York’s Tisch ITP graduate program showcases a wide range of interactive projects. Here are a handful that would look right at home at Maker Faire. Read more »


In the universe of 3D printing, one star shines particularly bright. The organization named e-NABLE has set out to harness the multitudes of home 3d printers to create customized and cheap prosthesis for children.  We’ve covered them on many occasions, and it would appear that Google has also taken note.... Read more »

The University of Pennsylvania has taken Boston Dynamics’ RHex under their wing and transformed the robot into a service droid of sorts.

Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it.... Read more »


One of our prime passions is to motivate the next great minds and ideas by posting informative step-by-step tutorials. To celebrate the launch of our fourth-generation muscle sensor, the MyoWare, we’ve put together a tutorial that will make you go berserk! This tutorial will teach you to build bionic claws using... Read more »