Energy & Sustainability

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20-Watt Solar Panel by Parker Jardine in Primer. With a few solar-cells and a plastic case, you can utilize the sun’s energy to power anything from a light bulb to your entire house. Page 158 – MAKE 12. Read this article now in the MAKE digital edition.

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Solar Power System Design – A Primer @ MAKE
Solering and Desoldering – A Primer @ MAKE
HOW TO – Make printed circuit boards – A Primer @ MAKE
Welding – A Primer @ MAKE
Microcontroller Programming – A Primer @ MAKE
Sensor interfaces – A Primer @ MAKE
MIDI control – A Primer @ MAKE
Moldmaking by MythBuster Adam Savage – A Primer @ MAKE
Working with carbon fiber – A Primer @ MAKE

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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