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What started as an idea to produce our own simple, fun, affordable electric vehicle has evolved into a DIY project easily assembled by nearly anyone. The Switch defines a new class of auto — a lightweight, high-capacity, versatile electric vehicle (EV) that requires minimal resources to construct, assemble, and drive.
Posted by Peter Oliver | July 29th, 2015 6:00 AM
Categories: Workshop | No Comments on This High-Performance Electric Vehicle Kit Can Be Built in a Week
A look at the tech inside a mostly successful high-altitude rocket launch
Posted by Nathan Hurst | July 29th, 2015 5:30 AM
Categories: 3D Printing, Education, Electronics, Raspberry Pi, Science | No Comments on Failed Rocket Launch a Huge Success for University
As we all know, a well-stocked workshop is a beautiful thing. It’s the place that keeps and collects all the tools and hardware you may someday need to fix something you love or make something new. When Lee John Phillips’ grandfather passed away, he left behind a tool shed packed with […]
Posted by Donald Bell | July 29th, 2015 5:00 AM
Categories: Art & Design, Tools, Workshop | No Comments on Artist Draws All 100,000 Objects in Grandpa’s Shed
This year's Maker Faire Tokyo, taking place on August 1 and 2, will held at the expansive Tokyo Big Sight. If you can, don't miss out!
Posted by Goli Mohammadi | July 28th, 2015 3:35 PM
Categories: Maker News | No Comments on Can’t Go to Maker Faire Tokyo? We’ve Got Your Lights, Slimes, Noises, and Bots
Using a combination of Lego bricks and other electronics, Danny built a robot that is controlled wirelessly by a wearable Lego "exosuit."
Posted by Jordan Bunker | July 28th, 2015 6:30 AM
Categories: Arduino, Electronics, Robotics | 3 Comments on Controlling a Robot with a Wearable Lego Exosuit
Network engineer Peter Brown decided to make a cutting board that resembles a swirly chess board out of two sheets of maple and walnut.
Posted by Jeremy Cook | July 28th, 2015 5:30 AM
Categories: Woodworking, Workshop | No Comments on You’re the Designated Maker for this Drunken Cutting Board
This wooden Game Boy Advance created by Ryan Bates of RetroBuiltGames is the solution to hipster gaming on the go. Its 9″ screen is 300% bigger than the original Game Boy Advance. Bates has named his creation the “GBA XXL.” Bates says that the CAD file was an expansion of a […]
Posted by Leia Gatch | July 28th, 2015 5:00 AM
Categories: Electronics, Machining, Raspberry Pi, Woodworking | 2 Comments on Gaming on a Giant Playable Wooden Game Boy Advance
MacroFab builds prototype circuit boards uploaded with a slick online tool and then lets customers order a full production run.
Posted by Jon Christian | July 28th, 2015 4:30 AM
Categories: Crowdfunding, Maker Pro | 4 Comments on MacroFab Eases Path from Prototype to Production
This weekend, I happened upon the recent re-release trailer for Blade Runner (The Final Cut). The Final Cut version of the film, the only one where director Ridley Scott had full artistic control, was first released in 2007, but this spring, theaters started showing it again and this new trailer […]
Posted by Gareth Branwyn | July 27th, 2015 12:00 PM
Categories: Art & Design, Craft | 2 Comments on Inside Blade Runner’s Model Shop
There’s just something about the low price of a Raspberry Pi that compels people to buy them by the handful. The next logical step, of course, is to link your Pis together into a poor man’s supercomputer. To showcase his 6-Pi, Kim Sung-Taek created a custom enclosure out of acrylic with enough room […]
Posted by Donald Bell | July 27th, 2015 7:30 AM
Categories: Electronics, Raspberry Pi | No Comments on Custom Case Makes a 6 Piece Raspberry Pi Cluster