M36 TIN bulletin chalk board

Make a simple blackboard/bulletin board that cleverly uses a yardstick to divide the two. It's quick, easy, and makes a great gift too! Another great project from Make: contributor and toy inventor Bob Knetzger. Read more »

windowsarduino

Microsoft seems to be getting more and more Maker friendly, and today their courtship moves further forward with the surprise announcement of two new collaborations with microcontroller makers Arduino. Both projects, announced at the Microsoft developer conference Build, involve Windows 10, and both usher in a new level of Microsoft engagement... Read more »

New York artist and designer, Robert Debbane, creates stunning lamps using 3D printing technology. Applying the same technique as variable-depth pumpkin carving, where you don’t cut all the way through and you vary how much skin and meat you remove to let more or less light through, Debbane prints out... Read more »

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Explore biorobotics — use an Arduino to create a carnivorous plant that bites on command! Read more »

Looking around my styrofoam plate hovercraft for a place to mount a switch, I hit upon the battery clip itself. I thought of a bunch of projects — from breadboarding to BEAM robotics to Arduino — where a 9V battery clip with a built-in power switch could come in handy.... Read more »

The Shark Car cruises for human chum at the 2008 MFBA.

There are so many amazing ways in which Makers express themselves in their making. From ingenious electronics to useful crafts to gorgeous works of art, making takes myriad, often hybrid forms. One of the most consistently offbeat and entertaining forms of makery that proudly parades itself around Maker Faire each... Read more »