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Make:cast – To Maker Faire Rome with Love

Make:cast – To Maker Faire Rome with Love

Italians have a love of innovation and design and it shows at Maker Faire Rome. In this episode of Make:Cast, I look back at Maker Faire Rome in October 2019 during a pre-Covid time when live events could happen. I was guided through Maker Faire Rome by Alessandro Ranellucci, the curator of Maker Faire Rome, along with Massimo Banzi, co-founder of Arduino. Maker Faire Rome 2020 is happening as a virtual event this weekend.

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Sequino Tells Time In The Most Satisfying Way: Sequins

Sequino Tells Time In The Most Satisfying Way: Sequins

You know you’ve done it. You’re walking through the store and you see those pillows covered in sequins that change color depending on which way you lay them. You swipe your fingers across the surface, for a letter, or maybe a simple drawing. Then comes the satisfying part, you swipe your had across the surface […]

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Harvesting 398 Doll’s Eyes For A Stop Motion Project

Harvesting 398 Doll’s Eyes For A Stop Motion Project

Sometimes you have a vision for a project, and the material is planted so firmly in your mind that you’ll go through extensive effort just to obtain it. Dina Amin had an idea that would require a multitude of doll eyes. Instead of finding an online supplier and buying a whole bag of brand new […]

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Use Fuel Injection Solenoids To Make a Street Writing Robot

Use Fuel Injection Solenoids To Make a Street Writing Robot

We’ve had a few variations of street writing robots at our Maker Faires and they always attract the attention of those near by. There are multitudes of ways to write on the road, but often the materials used can last longer than you want, or even be permanent. Instructables user Charles Glorioso shares a very […]

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Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster?

Printmaking Using Nothing But Plaster?

A method for creating unique prints casts in plaster.

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Watch The Mesmerizing LED Undulations of the Quantum Garden

Watch The Mesmerizing LED Undulations of the Quantum Garden

Quantum mechanics can be confusing. They can also be pretty.

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3D Print Your Own Banksy Art-Shredder Frame

One maker has taken it upon himself to create a replica of Banksy’s art-shredding frame, following the roll-up-and-hide-it concept, and has shared his design files for others to build from as well.

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