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Make a Simple Wall-mounted Battery Organizer

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When learning a new skill, like woodworking, it’s always nice if those first few projects produce practical, everyday things that become part of your daily life. Seeing them, using them, taking pride in them, inspires you to delve deeper into the skill and its greater rewards. Here’s a basic woodworking […]

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Posted by | August 30th, 2015 9:00 AM

Categories: Home, Woodworking, Workshop | 1 Comment on Make a Simple Wall-mounted Battery Organizer

Commemorate the Pluto Flyby with This 3D Printable Plaque

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Todd Blatt was inspired by the new detailed images of Pluto and decided to make a 3D printable plaque. Download the STL file today!

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Posted by | August 30th, 2015 8:00 AM

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The Labyrinth Game at Trondheim Maker Faire

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We talk to the makers behind the giant-sized version of the Labyrinth Game — that vexingly difficult "ball through a maze filled with holes" game well all owned when a small child — that was on show at Trondheim Maker Faire.

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Posted by | August 29th, 2015 3:18 PM

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Get Media Alerts from Your Lamp with This Ikea Hack

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Mate Marschalko, who gave us the recent RC car over wireless and a racing wheel project now has a cool Ikea hack to share. He took an Ikea lamp and used a WiFi-enabled Arduino compatible microcontroller to create an alert notification light for his desk. He writes: This IKEA lamp […]

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Posted by | August 29th, 2015 2:07 PM

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Jet Engines at Trondheim Maker Faire

The Jet Engine car from the Sør-Trøndelag University College.

We talk to the driver of the student-built jet powered car that was on display at the Trondheim Maker Faire.

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Posted by | August 29th, 2015 1:17 PM

Categories: Cars, Maker Faire | 2 Comments on Jet Engines at Trondheim Maker Faire

The Elektra ROV at Trondheim Maker Faire

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We talk to the students behind the new ROV build from Elektra, shown for the first time in public at the Trondheim Maker Faire.

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Posted by | August 29th, 2015 10:01 AM

Categories: Drones & Vehicles, Maker Faire | 1 Comment on The Elektra ROV at Trondheim Maker Faire

Watch: Optimus Prime Birthday Cake Actually Transforms

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Watch this real cake with a 3D printed frame transform from a truck to a robot, just like Optimus Prime.

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Posted by | August 29th, 2015 8:00 AM

Categories: 3D Printing & Imaging, Food & Beverage, Home, Workshop | 1 Comment on Watch: Optimus Prime Birthday Cake Actually Transforms

The Megakopter at Trondheim Maker Faire

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The Megakopter is the largest electric multi-copter in the world. It has 48 motors with 13-inch propellers. Each engine has over 3 kg of lift capacity, providing enough lift to carry a person.

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Posted by | August 28th, 2015 2:33 PM

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Carving a Stone Sink May Be Easier Than You Think

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I’ve always had a special fondness for stone sinks. If I ever built my own home, I would want to have at least one. In these two videos, YouTuber The Samurai Carpenter shows you how he built and installed a stone sink for one of his bathrooms out of a […]

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Posted by | August 28th, 2015 11:30 AM

Categories: Furniture, Home | 4 Comments on Carving a Stone Sink May Be Easier Than You Think

DiResta: Draw Knife Restoration

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In this episode of DiResta, Jimmy restores an old draw knife he found in a rusty pile of antiques at a flea market.

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Posted by | August 28th, 2015 11:00 AM

Categories: Tools, Woodworking, Workshop | 1 Comment on DiResta: Draw Knife Restoration

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