star wars collage

May the 4th be with you when you make one of these awesome Star Wars themed projects. From Spheros, to drones, to bundt cakes, there is a little bit of something for everyone. Find what’s best for you to celebrate May 4th and May the Force Be With You. Mini Star... Read more »

M36_VinylSilkscreen

Use adhesive “sign vinyl” to silk-screen without the aid of chemicals or a darkroom. It's easy! The vinyl stencil can last for years and allows you to print dozens and dozens of images. Another clever hack from MAKE contributor Chris Connors. Read more »

Robot & Frank

Sci-fi movies have shown us many visions of our future. Often, these visions have included robots. In some cases these robots are a little closer to reality than in others. Out of all of the heroic automata, the droids you were looking for, those you weren’t, and A.I.s both disturbing... Read more »

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We talk to Simon Morris about the Flyt, a levitating lightbulb, which he and his team brought along to Maker Faire Paris. Read more »

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Chris of Clickspring presents a fascinating step by step process of how to build a clock from scratch. More than a tutorial, he demonstrates the fine craftsmanship and precision machining possible in ammature clockmaking. The project covers building everything you need for a John Wilding, large wheel, skeleton clock; an... Read more »

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We talk to Stéphane Bonnard about the APREL Project, and the development of the exoskeleton arm that he brought along to Maker Faire Paris. Read more »

Kolja Kugler invites a young visitor to the faire up on stage to hand his robot Sir Elton Junk a glass of water between sets.

There are four Maker Faires happening around the world this weekend, the biggest in Paris, France, and it opened yesterday to record numbers of visitors. Read more »