gift guide

8 DIY Leather Gifts That Don’t Take Forever to Make

Linn at Darbin Orvar shares 8 simple and lovely DIY leather gift ideas.

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This Week in Making: Life-Sized R/C Car, Bionic Hands, and New Holiday Gift Ideas

This Week in Making: Life-Sized R/C Car, Bionic Hands, and New Holiday Gift Ideas

Check out this life-sized R/C car, the slow progression of these bionic hands, and all of the new ideas on our maker Gift Guide.

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From The Gift Guide: The Best Tool To Get For A Beginner

From The Gift Guide: The Best Tool To Get For A Beginner

Ok, it isn’t a single tool. It is the best though! If you know someone who has been wanting to get into electronics, you’ve absolutely got to get them the entire kit. This thing comes with everything you need to get started. There are tools for disassembling your items, like screwdrivers, pliers, and a desoldering […]

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Not Your Grandma’s Dollhouse

Not Your Grandma’s Dollhouse

There’s a pretty big gap between the dollhouse and an erector set. Roominate has sought to bridge that gap with their wired dollhouse concept. Simple circuits for lights and motors combined with clip together walls allow you to build all kinds of functional play environments. Do your action heroes need a functional elevator shaft for […]

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From The Gift Guide: Ultimaker’s Ultimate 3D Printer

From The Gift Guide: Ultimaker’s Ultimate 3D Printer

   This year’s most common question we get is “Which printer should I buy?”. Well, the true answer is a bit too long, and individual specific to attempt to answer here, but the general consensus around the Make offices is that you simply can’t go wrong with an Ultimaker.  The elegant looking machine stole best […]

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From The Gift Guide: 3DR Iris+

From The Gift Guide: 3DR Iris+

When you’re ready to step past the toys and into the tools of the drone world, you are likely going to end up landing on Iris by 3D Robotics. This drone boasts a full set of features and fantastic construction. The ability to set way points for autonomous flight is there of course, as well […]

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From The Gift Guide: The Cutest Intro To Robots Ever

From The Gift Guide: The Cutest Intro To Robots Ever

If you’ve always wanted to get into robotics but found the pricing to be prohibitive, this adorable little kit is exactly what you need. Heck, even if you’ve got no interest in robotics whatsoever, you’d find this thing enjoyable as it scurries around bumping into things and backing away to find another route. While the […]

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