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Nick Lally made this simple noise box using an Arduino and just a few other parts. The website doesn’t have the schematics, but the source code is well documented and it’s easy to figure out what he used and where. Make sure to check out the audio clip on the... Read more »

This is an amazing collection of textbooks that will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about electronics and electricity. OK, maybe not everything, but they are FREE! You can even download all the volumes, including source code, in a single click. More about Lessons In Electric Circuits: Free... Read more »

Do you like designer lighting, but can’t afford the $11,700 price tag? Yeah, me too! This instructable shows you how to remake a really cool designer pendant light for under $56. Cool. The original light uses cloth wire which I was able to find in white, then dyed red. I... Read more »

We have posted about Nemo Gould before, and he has even shown his work at Maker Faire. I just checked his web site and he has new work up in the gallery. I really like his new UFO piece. Make sure to watch the video of it in action. Also,... Read more »

Think about this next time you go to recycle that cardboard box. Look at what these 5 artists were able to make from just cardboard. Very cool. Who doesn’t love art that breaks the mold? Recycled art and design, green art and extraordinary art from everyday objects all stimulate the... Read more »

Greetings everyone! It’s hard to imagine that an entire year has passed since MAKE asked me to write last year’s Steampunk gift guide. What a year it’s been too!  Last year, I still had some doubt that Steampunk was a bona fide subculture, but so much has happened in the... Read more »

From the MAKE Flickr photo pool While visiting family over Thanksgiving I witnessed this device in use – “Mark’s Magic Box” displays song lyrics and note changes to simplify band rehearsals. The setup uses a laptop + LCD for storage and display – controlled via foot-pedal which was built from... Read more »