MAKE 38: High-Tech DIY

M38_cover_266x347Make 38 celebrates our love of personal tech with the coolest new mobile gadget projects, from touchscreen tablets to open-source laptops to arduino-powered cell phones. Take your photography to the next level with 3D-printed cameras and the latest camera hacks and tricks. And get inspired with many other exciting how-tos, including lighting up your bike for night rides with EL wire, turning your Raspberry Pi into a powerful FM transmitter, and making your own sriracha sauce to offset the shortage crisis. All this and more in MAKE Volume 38!


Projects

Articles

Brick Bod Hot Rod

Brick Bod Hot Rod

Never underestimate the power of Twitter. Without mentioning the word Lego, a single, purposely nebulous tweet attracted enough capitol to fund this full-size, working Lego hot rod.

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Categories: Art & Design

From Pest to Bioplastic

From Pest to Bioplastic

London-based industrial designer Jeongwon Ji has come up with a practical solution to combat invading mitten crabs. She crunches up their shells and makes a biodegradable plastic she calls “crustic.”

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Categories: Art & Design

Musical PVC Pipes

Musical PVC Pipes

Thirteen-year-old Jason Duckering showed off his PVC Pipe Instrument at last year’s Maker Faire Bay Area and as a guest during last summer’s Maker Camp, playing classic songs like Ozzy...

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Categories: Art & Design Music

Stretched Perspective

Stretched Perspective

There’s more to the curious sculptures of London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz than first meets the eye, which becomes apparent when a reflective surface steps in to put things into perspective.

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Categories: Art & Design

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