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Spanish Company Scans and 3D Prints Every Resident of Village

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A Spanish 3D printing firm demonstrated a new scanner by creating 3D scans of all 318 residents of Torrequebradilla, a small village in southern Spain, in just one day. The event was part of a nationwide promotional tour organized by Grupo Sicnova to advertise the scanning speed of the Clonescan […]

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Posted by | April 27th, 2015 11:58 AM

Categories: 3D Printing, Maker Pro, Workshop | 1 Comment on Spanish Company Scans and 3D Prints Every Resident of Village

Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

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One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on Make: (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses […]

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Posted by | April 27th, 2015 10:28 AM

Categories: Craft, Tools | 2 Comments on Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

Make Reusable Peppermint Wipes for Spring Cleaning

Smart Scrubbing: Reusable Peppermint Cleaning Wipes

Make your springtime scrubbing a breeze — and cut down on waste while you’re at it — with your own DIY reusable peppermint cleaning wipes! I’m a bit of a neat freak, so I love the convenience of disposable cleaning wipes, especially for mopping up spills, wiping down tables, or […]

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Posted by | April 27th, 2015 9:44 AM

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Meet the Fiery Destruction Bots of Justin Gray

Boris is built off of a mid 70’s Davis track force 700 model trencher. Gutted to accommodate state of the art servo hydraulics. The Davis machine made the perfect platform for Boris’ sculptural elements and raw destructive power. Boris runs all electric hydraulics and a Futaba 14 channel transmitter.  With 20 gallons of propane and 15 gallons of methanol, Boris is a powerful exhibition of fire and crushing power.

Size: 16′ x 4′ x  7’11”  tall  Weight: 3000 lbs

You may not be able to pick Justin Gray out of a crowd, but if you’ve ever been to the Bay Area Maker Faire, you know his robots. Since the very first Maker Faire, Gray has delighted onlookers with his chaotic creations of rust, steel, fire, and destruction.   Built from […]

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Posted by | April 27th, 2015 6:00 AM

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Top Ten Most Memorable Maker Faire Moments

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The idea of trying to choose only ten favorite moments from the past ten years of Maker Faire is almost silly. Over that decade, the Faires have been painstakingly engineered to deliver attendees memorable moments by the moment. But when we think back over the flagship Faires (Bay Area, New York, […]

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Posted by | April 24th, 2015 1:04 PM

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Moving into Manufacturing? MakerCon Can Help You Make the Leap

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The Business of Making is a core value track for MakerCon, the only conference by and for leaders of the Maker Movement. MakerCon exists to celebrate and share information among leading Makers — and developing products, manufacturing them, and getting through distribution mazes are key to the experience. With that […]

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Posted by | April 24th, 2015 10:42 AM

Categories: Maker Pro, Makers | 4 Comments on Moving into Manufacturing? MakerCon Can Help You Make the Leap

Sew Kitschy, Sew Cool: How to Cross-Stitch Furniture

Sew Kitschy, Sew Cool: How to Cross-Stitch Furniture

Feeling crafty? Learn how to cross-stitch furniture and give your dressers, drawers, tables, or chairs a creative upgrade that’ll make even older pieces look fresh and new! Want to do something really fancy to your furniture? Gather your tapestry yarns and find the drill bits, this DIY’s just for you. […]

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Posted by | April 24th, 2015 10:04 AM

Categories: Craft, Furniture, Home, Sewing, Woodworking | 1 Comment on Sew Kitschy, Sew Cool: How to Cross-Stitch Furniture

Pocket Universe: Next Level Infinity Mirror

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At some point in your life you’ve probably been in a gym or other location that had mirrors facing each other, and wondered about the reflection that seemed to repeat into itself infinitely. This technique can be replicated by using two two-way mirrors with lights inside, making it appear as […]

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Posted by | April 24th, 2015 9:54 AM

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Madrid Joins the Spanish Maker Party

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Situated squarely in the center of Spain is its capital and largest city, Madrid, home to roughly 3.2 million people and a rapidly growing Maker community. This upcoming weekend, Madrid will become the fifth (!!) city to host a Mini Maker Faire in Spain, with their inaugural event set to […]

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Posted by | April 23rd, 2015 11:00 PM

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Maker Travelers Are More Than Just Volunteers!

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The Maker Faire Traveler Program takes you behind the scenes at our flagship events in the Bay Area and New York. Take the skills you learn from these events into your community and spread the Maker Spirit. Sign up to help at Maker Faire and you get to attend for […]

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Posted by | April 23rd, 2015 3:24 PM

Categories: Maker News | 4 Comments on Maker Travelers Are More Than Just Volunteers!

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