MAKE, Volume 21 digs into desktop factories, covering a variety of ways you can get started with personal manufacturing – including:

  • CNC kits
  • DIY CNC milling machines
  • Steps for building your own 3D scanner
  • An in-depth look at the MakerBot Cupcake CNC & it’s development

We also paid a visit to MakerBot HQ in Brooklyn, NY and sat down with company co-founder Bre Pettis. Be sure to check out the interview + tour of the Botcave in the above vid!

Oh and of course, MAKE 21 is chock-full of step-by-step instructions for building a variety of sweet projects including –

  • Reaction Timer
  • Padded Swords
  • Magic Photo Cube
  • ESP Tester
  • Gourd Lanterns
  • Geared Candleholder
  • Snow Gun
  • + a whole bunch more!

The above video is a bit of a change of pace from the usual previews we post for new volumes – let us know what you think of the new format in the comments below!


Don’t forget – subscribers can always read the digital edition here.

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