Making a PCB is easier than you might expect.Continue Reading
[youtube=http://youtu.be/eikfRF66hRA] Building upon my last video, I’ve decided to make a simple circuit using some op-amps. One is the general op-amp LM741. The other is a specific op-amp, LM386, that is designed for audio amplification. This circuit can be used to amplify microphones or be used as a circuit sniffer depending on what you connect […]Continue Reading
Almost the first thing you see when you walk in the door here at the Saint Malo mini-Maker Faire is the plans for an open source house.Continue Reading
Imagine a building set that not only allows you to make your own creations, but changes color depending on how your put it together.Continue Reading
Using a combination of pre- and post-consumer content, BioGlass is a material that can be used for countertops, backsplashes, partition walls, staircases, and exterior cladding.Continue Reading
Make: Asks is a new weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column will spark interesting conversation and that we’ll get to know more about each other.
This week’s question: What is your favorite building material, and why?Continue Reading
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIhwggGLFKU&w=560&h=315] In this edition of Tiny Yellow House, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen builds a project from his new book Humble Homes, Simple Shacks. This 72 square foot writing retreat is made to double as a future greenhouse. In classic Deek style, the cabin employs a very simple building approach and includes several recycled elements. It’s spin-off […]Continue Reading