If the picture seen above doesn’t scare you, or at least freak you out a little, the videos at the end of this post should do the trick. As seen on, Melisa Ng has come up with a 3D printed mask that I hope doesn’t show up in my... Read more »

Boba Fett

Rosaline writes in to share her 2-year-long project to create a Star Wars covered Christmas tree. You can see her beautifully crocheted Amigurumi figures here covering the tree. At first glance, you may not notice just how many there are! The Good Guys Here are the good guys, all the... Read more »


This summer I had the pleasure of recruiting a bunch of great Makers to participate in a book project called Maker Pro: Essays on Making a Living as a Maker, a collection of essays by and interviews of professional makers. Some of the names you might have seen at Maker... Read more »


(Note: We have been told that the video is not loading for some people. Follow this link to see it) 27 year old Caroline Erikkson has poured many hours into this amazing gingerbread sculpture of Smaug from The Hobbit.  The process took roughly two weeks and you can easily see... Read more »

Omni Oakland Commons

Long a beloved institution, the Bay Area’s Omni Building houses a variety of collective organizations stewarding resources for the general public. Read more »


Hoover, a company once so synonymous with vacuum cleaners that using any vacuum was known as “Hoovering”, has announced a partnership with Makerbot to release accessories for their vacuums on the popular design sharing site, Thingiverse. Their collection currently includes flashlight mounts, battery holders, and miniature classic models. We have now seen... Read more »


Needing a last minute gift? Have some vinyl records laying around? Here are some neat ideas for things you can make at home! Read more »


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