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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.
MAKE: television presents:
Maker Channel 104 I/O Brush, Barcalounger, Massage Jacket, Giant Match
Make: television presents:
I/O Brush – Kimiko Ryokais electronic “paintbrush” transfers any object it touches, whether static or moving, onto a special board with eye-popping results.
Motorized Barcalounger – Engineer Lyn Gomess kicks back in her motorized lounge chair.
Massage Me Jacket – Hannah Perner-Wilson and Mika Satomis wearable massage vest acts as a video game controller
[Trouble Maker] Giant Match – Billy Gordon fires up a monster match made from 15,000 wooden matches.Continue Reading
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In this ‘Sneaky Gadgets’ segment, Cy Tymony demonstrates some innovative and sometimes stealthy uses for magnets. Tired of zippers and buttons? Make like Cy, and insert magnets into your clothing as an E-Z fastener. This prolific Los Angeles-based author and Maker also offers other accessible projects that are great to try with young makers; check out Cy at http://www.sneakyuses.com/.