Stop ants from getting into your hummingbird feeder with a DIY moat.
A few clever cuts and you’ll be serving in style! Here’s an hors d’oeuvre tray you can make with only bamboo and a little glue. Somewhere between grass and wood...
Build the simple plane that defined modern aircraft — 100 years before the Wright brothers. Another fun and fascinating project from William Gurstelle's "Remaking History" column in MAKE.
Make an interactive messenger bag that reacts to your RFID-tagged objects with full-color LED animations. It will remind you that your keys or wallet are missing, play custom graphics, or...
It’s loud, annoying, and fun — cut out the parts on a CNC router, then motorize them with a cheapo bench grinder (we found the perfect one at Harbor Freight)....
Take control of your TV by using an Arduino to mute overexposed celebrities automatically. Now available for the first time, the complete step-by-step instructions for building Matt Richardson's clever gadget....
If you’ve been thinking of building around GPS, you’ve picked a good time to get started.
Make a fun propeller toy, complete with a ripcord launcher. Grip it, and rip it!
Use the Iridium satellite network to communicate with your projects anywhere they can see the sky.
With this portable and inexpensive launcher, even the youngest kids can achieve impressive flights with the Rocket Glider from MAKE Volume 31.
Keep your pet happy and hydrated with this simple build.
Piquant, fiery, and fast to make, this lacto-fermented version of the classic Korean dish might just get you hooked.
Use data loggers and DIY sensors to map temperatures where you live. Towns are hotter than countryside, parking lots are scorching compared to green fields — what else can you...
Build a powerful pocket flashlight with reclaimed parts and an “undead” battery! The clever "joule thief" circuit powers a 3V LED with a single 1.5V battery and it can even...
Agnes Roboknit is a humanoid robot that knits on a circular loom, periodically lifting her head to look side to side and blink.
Our illustrated guide to finding your way around a modern multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
“Roswell Replica” Wooden Quadcopter Tattoo artist and hobbyist woodworker Greg “Grease” Lehman built an alien-inspired wooden quadrotor based on the original foam-and-paper Roswell Quadrocopter. CNC-cut and -milled from ash, oak,...
From alcohol vapor to atmospheric pressure, all-in-one sensing devices are smaller, cheaper, and easier to use than ever.
MAKE navigates through the legal gray area facing drones and their pilots.
Texan builds machine tools from car parts to save the world.
We assembled a diverse gathering of top UAV flyers, including Hollywood filmmakers, smash-proof airframe builders, and aerial software and component creators, to discuss and demonstrate some of the newest tools...
How a trip to Cuba and my love of R/C aircraft aided in the restoration of historic buildings.
How a dedicated team of students built a world-class race car against all odds.