punch

One question had always bothered Russell Munro. “I have been practicing various Martial Arts styles for over 15 years and have always been curious about one particularly primitive part of my pugilist pastime: how hard I can punch?” Munro asked. “More than that I want to know ‘pound for pound’... Read more »

SenseUpdate

If you are interested in scanning larger objects — people, for example — there are few options on the market better than the 3D Systems Sense scanner. While on the hardware side it only boasts the same type of sensor that you can find in your XBox 360 Kinect (albeit in a... Read more »

The mockup being brought to Maker Faire

If you’ve ever had chickens, you know that the morning trip out to acquire fresh eggs can sometimes be less than pleasant, especially if it is raining or cold out. Leo Southam, 9, decided to do something about that unpleasant trip. He rigged up a simple gutter system to deliver... Read more »

LEDPanel_final-13

Roll your own photography light panel for a fraction of the cost of pro units. Read more »

Stockholm MMF

Last year, Swedish Makers convened at the first ever Maker Faire in Sweden, hosted in Stockholm at Tekniska Museet (the National Museum of Science). This year, not only are the organizers excitedly putting together the second annual Stockholm Mini Maker Faire (May 9–10), but nearly 300 miles away, on the... Read more »

helicopterfeature

Engineer and rotorcraft enthusiast Cameron Carter finally realized his dream of building and flying his own helicopter. This dedicated New Zealander has spent 12 years engineering this complicated personal flying machine. He sought a project that involved solving all the problems that the pioneers of aviation had to solve. One... Read more »

PaddleBattleLogo

  We are excited to announce a new, fun competition for makers of all ages at Maker Faire Bay Area! The Moat Boat Paddle Battle will be holding its inaugural event May 16-17. The MBPB is a drag race style event where contestants will race their own 3D printed boats... Read more »