Here are the most read articles of all time in MAKE volumes 1 through 14.
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Primer: Welding Mister Jalopy
. If you need metal stuck together, there is no quicker path than buying a portable 110-volt wire-feed welder. Mr. Jalopy’s introduction to welding will help you understand the process and show how you can be a welder by the end of the weekend–and end up with a couple of jigs for the effort. Page 158
Kits for the Holidays by Thomas Arey, Gareth Branwyn, Dale Dougherty, Mister Jalopy, Steve Lodefink, Meara O’Reilly, Arwen O’Reilly Griffith, Dave Prochnow, and Pacho Velez. Our guide to the coolest kits to make and give. Page 64.
The Two-Can Stirling Engine by William Gurstelle
The Stirling engine has long captivated inventors and dreamers. Here are complete plans for building and operating a two-cylinder model that runs on almost any high-temperature heat source. Page 90
Toolbox by Gareth Branwyn, Kindy Connally-Stewart, Kevin Kelly, Tim Lillis, Terrie Miller, Arwen O’Reilly Griffith, Bruce Stewart, and Phillip Torrone. From fuzzy sensors to underwater ROVs to your very own eco-friendly surfboard. Page 166
Boom Stick by Edwin Wise. The super-loud BOOM STICK is a PVC air cannon that delivers maximum bang for the buck. It assaults the startle reflex of any nearby victim, adding an instant rush of physical terror to haunted houses, art pieces, pranks, and performances. Page 116.