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The Evolution Will Be Roboticized

You might say that Michael Overstreet believes in evolution. His mission is to start with a working humanoid robot design,...

Latest 3D Printing Projects

New Project: Fun with Flexible 3D Printing Filaments

New Project: Fun with Flexible 3D Printing Filaments

In the past few years, a flurry of...

Matt Stultz

New Project: 3D Print Your Medical Scan

New Project: 3D Print Your Medical Scan

Prep CT images to print, using open-source software.

Luis Ibáñez

  • Difficulty: Difficult

DiResta: Brownstone Birdhouse

The Brownstone Birdhouse is an old idea from my notebook. In the past, I made a brownstone dollhouse, but this...

Latest CNC Machining Projects

New Project: ShopBot Desktop Universal Vacuum Hold-down System

New Project: ShopBot Desktop Universal Vacuum Hold-down System

Build a vacuum hold-down system with serious suction...

Dan Spangler

  • Difficulty: Moderate
New Project: CNC Maker Bench

New Project: CNC Maker Bench

Create custom CNC tables for your workshop using...

Anna Kaziunas France

  • Difficulty: Moderate

Latest Computer-Controlled Cutting Projects

New Project: How To Make A Boat Hitch Table

Make an adjustable-height modeling table like the pros,...

Dan Spangler

New Project: The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

New Project: The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

Transform 44 cable fasteners and a half-sheet of...

Will Holman

CNC At Home: Machining Aluminum with a Tormach PCNC 1100

Unlike 3D printing, machining applies substantial lateral loads on parts: clamps, vises, and other workholding methods are crucial — and...

Latest Machining Projects

New Project: CNC Bottle Opener in Wood and Aluminum

New Project: CNC Bottle Opener in Wood and Aluminum

There are a lot of CAD/CAM/and machine control...

zkaplan

  • Difficulty: Easy
New Project: DIY Injection Molding Machine

New Project: DIY Injection Molding Machine

Tried, true, and totally doable. Start cranking out...

Jim Hannon

DiResta: Sawhorses

I needed new shop horses to manage different projects and locations in my shop. I went to buy them, but...

Latest Tools Projects

New Project: Project: Super Size DIY Helping Hands Clamps

New Project: Project: Super Size DIY Helping Hands Clamps

I decided to build a bigger and stronger...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy
New Project: Sculpt Snow and Ice With This Hot Wire Cutter

New Project: Sculpt Snow and Ice With This Hot Wire Cutter

Have you ever wanted to sculpt something out...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Easy

DiResta: Spike’s Cat House

Spike is my new cat. I recently purchased much of the contents from a wood shop closing in Brooklyn. Spike...

Latest Woodworking Projects

New Project: Shishi-Odoshi Fountain

New Project: Shishi-Odoshi Fountain

This Japanese water feature literally rocks — to...

Andrew Terranova

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Time Required: A Weekend
New Project: Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

New Project: Extend The Life Of Your Gates By Adding A Gate Wheel

There are several reasons why you may need...

Jon Culshaw

  • Difficulty: Easy