Springtime Makes: DIY Upcycled Bike Basket

Springtime Makes: DIY Upcycled Bike Basket

Looking for a thrift store-friendly DIY? Create your own custom upcycled bike basket with just a few easy-to-find items from your own home or your favorite flea market. If you’ve got a few extra minutes (plus glue drying time) to spare this weekend, you can hit the farmer’s market in... Read more »

The Crazed, Inspired Vehicles of Maker Faire

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 »

Build a Cordless Drill Powered Go-Kart


Educator and Make: author Gever Tulley helps kids build their own drill-powered go-karts at his Tinkering School in Montara, Calif., using small welded frames, bike parts, and cheap corded drills. We asked him to build a version for Make:, but we wanted it to be large and powerful enough to carry an... Read more »