A GPS unit is a great CAR accessory, but the power cord hanging across the dashboard is an eyesore. Many vehicles have 12V power at the rear-view mirror, with a...
Categories: Electronics Hacks
Build a simple, programmable robot with personality that’s approachable for all ages.
No matter what you plan to make, invent, or discover, one of the best steps you can take is to keep a detailed record of your progress.
Pop quiz: What does the top edge of say, your utility closet door look like? I’m betting that you’ve never seen it, even if you’ve lived in your home for...
Categories: Furniture Home
The atomic age meets the Victorian -- charge up this Geiger counter's high-voltage tube using a unique mechanical oscillator that would do Jules Verne proud.
Categories: Electronics Energy Health Science
MonoBox is a small, inexpensive powered speaker that amplifies the output of your headphone music player. It’s little but it’s loud! All the circuit parts are available from RadioShack. The...
Categories: Electronics Music
Stash your secret stuff in this trick box that looks padlocked tight. It’s easy to open once you know the secret.
Categories: Fun & Games Hacks Woodworking
Friction-weld, rivet, sand, paint — arm yourself with simple tools and techniques to take your desktop 3D printer to the next level.
Categories: 3D Printing Workshop
Here's how to plug hobby servos straight into your smartphone and control almost anything with a fingertip. Slick! A fun and easy robotics project from MAKE Volume 34.
Categories: Computers & Mobile Electronics Robotics
Make one from a Blistex tube, mini hobby servo, and an aluminum shaft.
Categories: Electronics Robotics