EZ-EL Wire Skateboard

This guide will teach you how to make your very own EZ-EL Wire Skateboard! For more cool ideas check out https://ez-el.com/tutorials! The EZ-EL Wire Kit you will need for this project can be purchased here. Enter coupon code MAKEskateboard at checkout for a discount! Read more »

Stationary Drumcycle

A recent toe injury kept me from running for a few weeks, and I bought a stationary bike to keep in shape while recovering. The exercise bike has a lot to recommend it: it’s low-impact, safe, easy to scale up for harder workouts, and indoors out of the weather. It’s... Read more »

Build a Makerspace

Introduction by Dale Dougherty, founder of MAKE How do we give young people more opportunities to become makers and learn practical skills they can apply to their own creative projects? The question comes up after each Maker Faire, when I see how young people are inspired by other makers. I... Read more »

Probotix FireBall V90 CNC Robot

Although the V90 is an entry-level machine, it’s decidedly not a toy. The way it functions is complicated — a platform carries the tool holder; a larger gantry moves the tool back and forth; the frame positions the gantry; and it’s all driven by a motor turning the screw interposed... Read more »

Cardboard Cat Rocket

No matter how many fancy cat toys they have, there is nothing in this world that makes my cats happier than a good old fashioned cardboard box. So, taking a cue from them, I designed a cat tree that turns four regular cardboard boxes into a flashy two-story cat rocket,... Read more »