holiday gift guide

A Maker In-vent Calendar To Make Your Holiday Season LED Bright And Merry

Anticipation is everything! Count down the days this December with our make-a-day Maker Invent Calendar. We’ve turned tradition on its head and sent you on a quest to be your own holiday elf…er…maker. Each day, a new DIY project, present, or holiday prop (today’s upcycled book wreath, for example) will appear on the calendar. And […]

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This Week in Making: Holiday Gift Guide, DIY Tesla Coil, and One Big Crossbow

This week, check out our Make: Holiday Gift Guide, build a tiny Tesla Coil, or witness the power of one massive crossbow.

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Holiday 3D Printer Buyer’s Guide Hangout Live on Air

We currently sell eight different 3D Printers on the Maker Shed, and we’d like to help you decide which is best for you. Whether you’re an artist, engineer, parent or teenager, we’ll set you up with a Printer that will fit your needs. Tune in tomorrow, Dec. 6 at 2pm PST/5pm EST on the +MAKE page, or catch it later on the MAKE YouTube page. If you have pressing questions about which printer would be best for you, come hang out and post your questions in the comments so we can answer them on the air.

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Gift Guide: Bookworm

Give a book, and give your friends and family the gift of hours of creative fun! Made by Hand: My Adventures in the World of Do-It-Yourself, by Mark Frauenfelder Perfect for both the seasoned maker and the person who’s just starting to get tempted to tinker, the story of Mark’s travels through a year of […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Personalized Presents

Even if you’re too busy to make a bunch of handmade gifts this year, you can still give special, “I was thinking of you” personalized presents. Here are a few ideas to get you started. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, do a quick online search. Chances are, someone’s willing to customize […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2009: Knitting & Crochet

Each winter especially around the holidays, I can’t seem to get enough of knitting and crochet projects. I’ve always got one, (ok at least 3 or 4 projects) going on. To keep your knitter or crocheter happy this holiday, here are some gift ideas I know they would love. Baby Grape – South American Merino […]

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