Farming Detroit

The 58 year-old public school teacher has a dozen chickens and ten beehives that belong to a neighborhood "honey co-op." He has about an acre of fruit trees and veggies growing on ten vacant lots behind his house. The day I came by, his working 1960 Ford tractor was parked... Read more »

Carlos Nielbock: Metalworking Master Craftsman (video)

Carlos Nielbock is a Master Craftsman in architectural ornamental metalwork and design. He started his craft as an apprentice in a German monastery, then trained further in the ancient Journeyman tradition. In this video he shows his replica of the 1862 World's Fair welcome gate, his Low Altitude Wind Turbine,... Read more »

Maker Faire Daily — Dream On!

And just like that, another Maker Faire has come and gone. It's amazing the amount of effort that goes into one of these epic shindigs, both from all of those on the MAKE team and from the hundreds of other makers, and presenters, the staff of The Henry Ford, our... Read more »

Sector67 Wins Power Racing Series!

Sector67 just won the endurance race and the overall competition in the Power Wheels Racing Series. Congratulations to all the teams! More: Impromptu Dance Party and Dramatic Finish at Power Racing Series Power Racing Series Gears Up for Maker Faire Read more »