In each volume of MAKE we have “major projects” these project pages are meaty step-by-step articles with start-to-finish photos, precise instructions and how-to learning that can range from making a VCR cat feeder to kite photography. In MAKE volume 07 the projects are:
Rocket-Launched Camcorder by John Maushammer. Hack a $30, single-use camcorder to make it reusable, then launch it up in a model rocket and capture thrilling astronaut’s view footage of high-speed neighborhood escape and re-entry. Page 78
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
Home Mycology Lab by Philip Ross. Use an off-the-shelf home air purifier to make a laminar flow hood for your own miniature mycology lab. Then use it to culture and grow mushrooms, and to perform other experiments that require a clean-room environment. Page 102
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