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Scottish-born designer, Dean Brown, sees strong connections between the Arts & Crafts Movement of the late 1800s – early 1900s and today’s Maker Movement. One of the visionaries behind Arts & Crafts was John Ruskin. In 1849, Ruskin wrote The 7 Lamps of Architecture, which served as something of a... Read more »

Pitch Your Prototype

There’s just over a month left to submit your own project to the Pitch Your Prototype challenge, a collaboration between Make: magazine and Cornell University with the goal of digging up promising prototypes from the Maker community. The individual or team that wins the challenge will be awarded $5,000 and have... Read more »

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We’ve featured the remarkable work of Dominic Wilcox here on the Make: blog in the past, but now a short documentary called “The Reinvention of Normal” from filmmaker Liam Saint-Pierre gives us a glimpse into the extraordinary mind behind the work. In addition to showcasing several of his works in action,... Read more »

Simple Cardboard Box Loom

Have a cardboard box and some popsicle sticks sitting around your house? You’ve already got the basic building blocks for a simple cardboard box loom! You don’t need to spend tons of money on new equipment just to give weaving a try. In fact, you don’t really need to look... Read more »

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In this video, Jimmy makes rubber band-actuated cat paws from hot glue and plastic and zip ties and wood Read more »

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Star Wars mania is gripping the drone world and the Make: offices. And  it is certainly gripping Oliver C. The last time we saw him, he had created a stunning Millennium Falcon mod for his quadcopter. He’s back once again, this time with something much more sinister. An Imperial Star Destoyer!... Read more »

Though the fossil isn’t real, Andrew Klein’s table is still an exceptional piece of work.

Fossils and tables generally aren’t combined to make furniture, but one exceptional craftsman put the two together for a truly stunning piece. Andrew Klein began his build by bending the lamination to form the three curved legs of the table, which he strengthened and stabilized using a ‘floating’ box to... Read more »

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