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The premiere Make: television is 8 weeks away. Here’s a snippet of what you’ll see in one of the shows — John Park transforming a shopping cart into a stylish easy chair, and then into a go kart! View the clip above, get the M4V and/or subscribe in iTunes. Make:... Read more »

When I need to photograph a small object with my iPhone, the fixed focus lens makes for a pretty horrible image. Inspired by this post, I took a 50mm lens from an old SLR and started using it as an improvised macro lens by holding it in front of my... Read more »

Today, Trossen Robotics announces: Trossen Robotics is proud to be the first in the United States to offer the new MechRC Humanoid Robot! This new ready-to-walk robot is a breakthrough in price to performance. High torque metal gear servos, LiPo batteries for longer run times, a fluid 3D visual software... Read more »

ANALOG AMP METER CLOCK- An Elegant timepiece marks the hours with needle meters – By Gene Scogin… Several years ago I had the idea of making an analog clock that used voltmeter-style needle gauges rather than a standard dial. A few weeks ago I finally made one, using an Arduino... Read more »

Windell of Evil Mad Scientist Labs is this many, expressed in a binary candle. He shows you how to make your own. Do you know how old he is? (BTW: I don’t think today is really his birthday, but let’s play along. He *is* 0100010.) Binary Birthday Read more »

Here’s a reminder that all craft kits in the Maker Shed are 10% off until the end of November! There are great gifts in there for your kids, your friends, and any other crafters you know. Use promo code CRAFTER at checkout to take advantage of this deal. Read more »

Download the MP4 Video or HD Version | Subscribe to CRAFT in iTunes | mov | 3g2 I caught up with craftzine blogger and Austin local Rachel Hobson at Maker Faire Austin 2008, where she gave a demo on making the Mini Monsters from CRAFT:06. These fun little creatures, invented... Read more »