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Ali Kermani on his Crazy Cart

Maker Faire Detroit is sliding into day two with another full day of projects, presentations, and plumes of flame. Missed day one? Not to worry, below is a slideshow of some of the many creative expressions from the Faire’s first day. Read more »

MH2-Ep:8

In this last episode of Maker Hangar, I show you how to fly your Maker Trainer 2. I show you how to hand launch it, how to fly around, and how to do some acrobatics. In this season, I showed you how to build and fly a Tricopter and another Airplane. We hope you... Read more »

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Moog synthesizer co-inventor Herbert Deutsch played Maker Faire Detroit as part of The Henry Ford's 50th anniversary celebration of the first Moog. Read more »

isoscelease

Maybe you’ve built your own drawing robot, but I doubt it comes with a geometric pun like the Isoscelease pen plotter device. As the name would imply, this robo-plotter uses a constantly varying isosceles triangle that is able to angularly expand and contract as well as move as a unit... Read more »

DropLit, a sub $400 resin printer kit

Today at Maker Faire Detroit, the team from SeeMeCNC unveiled a new printer: DropLit. Resin printers do not extrude material. Rather, these printers use a resin bath –such as MakerJuice Labs– which is selectively cured by light from a DLP projector. Traditionally, resin printers are not sold as kits and... Read more »

When I think of fascinating candy, I think of Willy Wonka. Nerds, Kazoozles, Shockers, Fun Dip, Pixy Stix, Everlasting Gobstoppers and of course, Wonka Bars. In fact, my childhood self was so fascinated by Everlasting Gobstoppers and how they work, that I wrote a haiku about them in 4th grade,... Read more »

Steve and John with the hot end and extruder.

Friday was setup day for Maker Faire Detroit and the guys from SeeMeCNC went big with The PartDaddy, a 16’2″ tall delta style printer. When a client expressed a desire to print an entire model rocket in a single print, the guys at SeeMeCNC got the idea for the massive... Read more »