DIY Projects

Amazing Maker Awards 2022

Introducing the Amazing Maker Awards

This juried exhibition will highlight the creative, technical, and social contributions of makers and the impact of their projects all over the world, by featuring the most amazing projects in an annual online showcase.

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Kiddy Copter

Kiddy Copter – A Family Affair

In Make:V76, Mike Senese wrote an article, titled “Flight Trainer,” in our Made on Earth section. It was about the Kiddy Copter built by Charles Helmholdt of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mike was not only impressed by the build but that Charles had created a 100 pages of documentation of his project. A pilot, Charles had […]

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Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Improving your shots with a motorized camera slider doesn’t have to be complicated! Follow Jeremy Cook’s lead and cobble something custom together.

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A woman with a VR helmet over her shoulder looks at the camera.

Reinventing Cyberpunk for the #TwentyTeens

Like many great Make: ideas, the centerpiece of the latest issue, an homage to Mondo 2000’s iconic “R. U. a Cyberpunk?” poster (located in the forthcoming Make: Vol 62, page 24), all started in the Video Lab. Make:’s Senior Video Producer Tyler Winegarner and I like to sit around and bounce ideas off of each other, and sometime […]

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Build a Pair of Helping Hands to Hold Your Project in Place

Build a Pair of Helping Hands to Hold Your Project in Place

Holding your work on your workbench can be a frustrating task, but this project should give you an extra pair of “helping hands” to work with.

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