Halloween: Reveal Your Cardboard Superhero/Sci-fi Hero

In my last blog post I went into detail about accessorizing Halloween costumes with homemade cardboard swords. Now, there is the main question left unanswered…what to do about the costume itself? The answer lies in the same material I’ve been happily preaching about since starting this blog – sweet, sweet... Read more »

Maker Profile – Fire Sculpture on MAKE: television

These women are fired up: The Flaming Lotus Girls, a women-centric maker collaborative, creates gargantuan, fierce, flame-breathing sculptures. This popular Bay Area organization boasts diverse membership, welcoming members from all backgrounds. Whether theyre artists, lawyers, mothers or scientists, all Flaming Lotus Girls share two things in common: a desire to... Read more »

Maker Channel 104 I/O Brush, Barcalounger, Massage Jacket,

MAKE: television presents: Maker Channel 104 I/O Brush, Barcalounger, Massage Jacket, Giant Match Make: television presents: I/O Brush - Kimiko Ryokais electronic "paintbrush" transfers any object it touches, whether static or moving, onto a special board with eye-popping results. Motorized Barcalounger - Engineer Lyn Gomess kicks back in her motorized... Read more »

Maker to Maker Magnets on MAKE: television

Watch in HD! In this 'Sneaky Gadgets' segment, Cy Tymony demonstrates some innovative and sometimes stealthy uses for magnets. Tired of zippers and buttons? Make like Cy, and insert magnets into your clothing as an E-Z fastener. This prolific Los Angeles-based author and Maker also offers other accessible projects that... Read more »