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Maker Workshop – DTV Antenna & Steadicam on MAKE: television
Digital converter box? Check! Great reception? Not so much. John Park shows how to take a fistful of wire coat hangers and make a TV antenna that gives great digital reception. While hes at it, he also makes a video camera stabilizer using metal piping and counterbalance weight; great for at-home moviemaking.
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Theremin Orchestra – Masami Takeuchis instrumental ensemble looks amazing and sounds even better.
Smoke Ring Machine – Ali Momeni shows off his programmable smoke ring generator.
Pulse-Jet Bike – Robert Maddox pulse-jet engine-powered bike makes tracks.
[Trouble Maker] Drink Beer on CSPAN Bill Barminski demonstrates a simple video hack.
Make: television presents:
Treadmill Bike – Brent Curry crosses a two-wheeled bike with a treadmill to allow the rider to produce a double-whammy of a workout.
RoboStool – Steve Norriss remote-controlled robotic foot stool comes to him wherever he wishes to sit.
Foundry – 14 year olds Oliver Ramin and A.J. Brackovitc make their own foundry for molding aluminum swords.
[Trouble Maker] Death Ray – Richard Whitney uses sunlight and the Fresnel lens from a rear projection television set to melt a steel security lock.Continue Reading
In this ‘Hidden Treasures’ segment, Mister Jalopy waxes philosophic about the the unsung wonders of his old 1950s Studebaker, emphasizing how old-school design and build techniques can inspire and teach todays new generation of makers.Continue Reading
These women are fired up: The Flaming Lotus Girls, a women-centric maker collaborative, creates gargantuan, fierce, flame-breathing sculptures. This popular Bay Area organization boasts diverse membership, welcoming members from all backgrounds. Whether theyre artists, lawyers, mothers or scientists, all Flaming Lotus Girls share two things in common: a desire to get their hands dirty, and a love of all things flammable. And the Flaming Lotus Girls are not alone; countless women welded during WWII, and today a new generation of women welders is picking up the torch.
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In this ‘Toolbox’ segment, William Gurstelle demonstrates a dizzying array of applications for cable ties. Got any other multi-tasking tools? Let us know.