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Boost Your BeagleBone Black with Breakout Board

Boost Your BeagleBone Black with Breakout Board

Making a PCB is easier than you might expect.

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Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Simple Amplifier

Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Simple Amplifier

[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 […]

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A Open Source House at the Saint Malo Mini-Maker Faire

A Open Source House at the Saint Malo Mini-Maker Faire

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.

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Tangeez: An Illuminated Building System

Tangeez: An Illuminated Building System

Imagine a building set that not only allows you to make your own creations, but changes color depending on how your put it together.

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BioGlass is a 100% Recycled Building Material

BioGlass is a 100% Recycled Building Material

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.

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MAKE Asks: Your Favorite Building Material

MAKE Asks: Your Favorite Building Material

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?

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Writer’s Retreat/Greenhouse- Tiny Yellow House

Writer’s Retreat/Greenhouse- Tiny Yellow House

[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 […]

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