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Artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz creates what at first appears to be sleek, minimalist, Ikea-esque pieces of furniture, but there is more to them than meets the eye. In his recently published videos on Vimeo, he demonstrates that his “functional sculptures” are far more than what they originally seem. In... Read more »

Miriam and Madison in Zeeland before crossing into Belgium.

Our names are Madison Worthy and Miriam Engle and we are cycling from Copenhagen to Barcelona to film the documentary "Self-Made", the story of creative communities, all about the European Maker Movement. We started by asking the basic questions in Denmark — what is a Fab Lab and what kinds of tools... Read more »

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Here’s a fun tutorial that was used in a DIY project found in a past issue of Make: — the “EZ-Make Oven.” It featured an incandescent bulb, as a heat source, built into a paint can for baking plastisol creatures, aka Creepy Crawlers! Here is how you can make something else with the EZ-Make... Read more »

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Here’s a fun and easy project for summer: Hack a pair of flip-flops so they make designs in the sand as you walk. Just add a bit of Sugru to your sandals and start stamping! Read more »

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Traditional methods for building cars are full of wasted materials and wasted energy. 3D printing offers a greater level of customization along with the ability to easily make complicated parts. The team from Divergent Microfactories set forth to use the power of 3D printing to help make a car — and... Read more »

Keys have a very clear daily purpose in our lives; they give us access into a particular space, but what about the idea of keys? Within our culture, keys hold a larger symbolic purpose that grants them access to memories, control, explanations, interpretations, and access to whatever is being protected or hidden. The... Read more »

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There are very few things that will fire-up the creative minds of the world like a good movie. This summer’s hit, Mad Max: Fury Road, is proving to be full of inspiration to at least a few Makers out there. Here are seven designs inspired by the movie that you... Read more »