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 »

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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 »

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  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 »

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This clever, straightforward build is fun for both parent and child. YouTuber Daddy Handy shares his easy to build go-kart. It’s constructed with household items and parts from the hardware store. Parts range from a 2×4 chassis, a few small boards, hinges, zip ties, nuts, bolts, and an 18V power... Read more »

Hole_Punch_Flipbook

Artist Scott Blake has come up with a cool variation on the classic animation flipbook. Using a hole punch, he creates animations in negative space by punching out holes in various shapes that spin and dance as you flip through the book. The books are 36 pages, constructed from 110#... Read more »

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Educator and Make: author Gever Tulley helps kids build their own drill-powered go-karts at his Tinkering School in Montara, Calif., using small welded frames, bike parts, and cheap corded drills. We asked him to build a version for Make:, but we wanted it to be large and powerful enough to carry an... Read more »

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Ten years ago this spring, on April 22 and 23, the staff of a scrappy new “technology on your time” magazine called Make: descended upon a very spacious and suddenly sparse-looking San Mateo fairgrounds. No one was actually sure how many people would attend, or how all this was going... Read more »