Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!
treehouse_platform

Whether you called it a fort or treehouse I think most of us can remember a time when you simply wanted a place of your own. Maybe it was something to escape the stresses of elementary school or maybe a place high in a tree for launching of water balloons... Read more »

img_2845

In this project, I am going to show you how to make a tripod mount for your small solar panels. Read more »

How-to-turn-your-handwriting-into-a-font-for-free

Think your handwriting is pretty neat? Well here’s your chance to share it with the world by turning it into a font, and it gets better, it’s free to do thanks to the good people at MyScriptFont.com The process is quite simple, though you will need access to a printer... Read more »

skate-heads-1

From screwing roller skate wheels onto wooden boards, to repurposing dried-out swimming pools, to building backyard half-pipes, skateboarding has a rich history of DIY projects that have pushed the sport to new heights. Now, a video directed by the Zenga Bros celebrates that homemade history by featuring a series of... Read more »

Happy Birthday

The remarkable story that is Raspberry PI completed its third year with a celebration at Cambridge University’s William Gates Computer Science Laboratory in the UK. The two-day 3rd Birthday of Raspberry Pi drew about 1400 people, many of them families with children moving among workshops, talks, demos and a marketplace... Read more »

Hollow Bolt Spy Tech

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of being a CIA operative. Or maybe you’re really into into 007. But whatever the reason, you’ve always had a thing for spies and those high-tech toys they have up their sleeves. Well, now you don’t need all that formal training, not to mention all that danger.... Read more »

m44_DroneCompetitions_Pilots-5

As the FPV drone flying grows and grows, it’s easy to expect more people showing up at your local gatherings. In general, that’s great for the community, but it can result in some serious difficulties keeping the radio waves clear for active pilots. Poorly managed frequencies can turn any FPV meetup... Read more »