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A Wooden Menagerie: 365 Days of Scroll Sawn Animals

A Wooden Menagerie: 365 Days of Scroll Sawn Animals

Artist Kyle Krauskopf is nearing the end of his 365-day project. His goal? To carve out a new animal every day on his trusty scroll saw.

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Students Build Pedal-Powered Wooden Monowheel

Students Build Pedal-Powered Wooden Monowheel

June 1-5 is Bike Week, and although a monowheel isn’t technically within the category of bikes, here at Make:, we thought this one was definitely cool enough to share some of the Bike Week love. If you can’t afford a motorized version, get inspired by this pedal-powered wooden model. As seen on Danielle Nutter’s blog post from 2010, […]

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Twigs into Toys: Build Your Own Rustic Building Blocks

Twigs into Toys: Build Your Own Rustic Building Blocks

If you ask someone what toy they most often played with as a child, they will most likely reply with some variety of building block set. It might be Lego, Lincoln Logs, Tinkertoy or K’Nex, to name a few of the more popular mass-produced toys. Instead of shelling out your hard earned money on machine made […]

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Thrift Store Decor: Painted Wooden Bowls

Thrift Store Decor: Painted Wooden Bowls

Whether I’m looking for photo props or dresser-top catch-alls, decorative bowls are hard to resist. This is especially true when those delightful containers are painted wooden bowls with custom stenciled patterns! Transform thrifted wooden bowls into your new favorite jewelry holder or house key tray with adhesive stencils and craft paint in colors that match […]

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