Labyrinth Video Game

This guide will teach you how to build and program your own accelerometer controlled maze game. It does assume a basic knowledge of soldering, breadboards, and programming in Arduino. by the end of this guide you should be able to make your own maze by editing the code and then... Read more »

Railroad Grade Crossing Signal Controller

This project guide explains how to build an operating railroad grade crossing signal controller (GCSC) for controlling a simulated railroad crossing signal that has working flashing lamps and striking bell. Just like the real thing! This board was also designed with hacking in mind. Due to the on-board 5 VDC... Read more »

Cheap Soldering Fan

This fume extractor is based on the mini fume extractor that was made by Marc de Vinck. This is basically a fume extractor mounted onto a third-hand tool. In other words, this is just a thing you can do with the mini fume extractor. If you want a fume extractor... Read more »

Small Amp

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This was one of the first circuits that got me into making. It’s very simple and can be used to amplify audio output (mp3 player, computer, etc.) as well as electric guitars. Read more »

One-Hour CoasterBot

Last year we ran a cool CoasterBot build project and contest on MAKE. We had dozens of awesome entries, from the most basic to the quite elaborate. This Make: Project shows you how to make just about the simplest CoasterBot imaginable. From here you can add new sensors and features... Read more »

Dish-O-Tron 6000

I’m absentminded in general, but especially when it comes to the dishwasher. I can never remember whether the dishes are clean, whether the machine needs to be run, or emptied, or whatever. I needed a solution to this problem. My first thought was to hang a flippable sign on the... Read more »