appliances

We Built the Flying Toaster from the After Dark Screensaver

We Built the Flying Toaster from the After Dark Screensaver

We built the toaster from the famous screensaver, complete with little flapping wings!

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Arduino-Controlled Coffee Oven Wins GE Hackathon

Arduino-Controlled Coffee Oven Wins GE Hackathon

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a home appliance hackathon at GE’s FirstBuild facility in Louisville, Kentucky. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering how anyone really could go about “hacking” an appliance. I was pleasantly surprised, and I think you will be too. Lets start with the facility. This facility […]

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What’s Your Money-Saving Home Repair Success Story?

What’s Your Money-Saving Home Repair Success Story?

MAKE Asks: is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

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Fabric Jacketed Power Cords

Fabric Jacketed Power Cords

Apparently there’s a retro vogue going on in the design world when it comes to appliance, lamp, and power cords. Shown here, a selection of colorful braided fabric cable looms available from Sweden’s FRINAB Fristad Industri Aktiebolag. Check out the free samples they’re mailing to interested parties.

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