What’s in Make: Magazine

MAKE 14: Optics

MAKE 14: Optics

In this issue of MAKE you’ll learn how to make an inexpensive but powerful digital microscope that can display bacteria colonies on a video monitor, a vintage-looking opaque projector that can display artwork onto a wall, a model of a crazy-angled Ames room, and a cool kaleidoscope. Also, we’ll show you how to build a […]

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MAKE 13: Magic

MAKE 13: Magic

Abracadabra! In this issue of MAKE, you’ll perplex your pals and confound your colleagues with wooden blocks that seemingly pass through solid objects, balls that float, pens that dance at your command, and more. You’ll also learn how to grow a half-ton pumpkin, make an irresistible fishing lure for 3 1/4 cents, build an air-powered […]

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MAKE 12: Upload

MAKE 12: Upload

MAKE Volume 12 features our special section on digital arts and crafts called “Upload,” where you’ll learn how to take infrared photographs, shoot movies with custom backgrounds, and make fun-to-watch slideshows of your digital family photos. You’ll also learn how to make an extremely loud air whistle, a solar-powered xylophone, and a TV remote control […]

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MAKE 11: Alt Vehicles

MAKE 11: Alt Vehicles

Our special “DIY Wheels” section brings you plans for making a mobile drive-in movie theater, a cool chopper out of an old bicycle, and a pedal-powered iPod charger. We’ll also show you how to make a remote control bird feeder to take amazing photos of birds, a vintage-style remote control race car out of sheet […]

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MAKE 10: Home Electronics

MAKE 10: Home Electronics

All hail the tiny electron! At the speed of light, these subatomic servants rush through circuits, performing countless tasks to make our lives more interesting, comfortable, and fun. Even if you don’t know a resistor from a transistor, this volume will teach you how to make electronic devices that entertain, enlighten, and enable. » BUY […]

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MAKE 09: Fringe

MAKE 09: Fringe

Explore the fringes of technology with projects that push the boundaries of physics and reason. » BUY OR SUBSCRIBE » GET THE DIGITAL EDITION

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MAKE 08: Toys and Games

MAKE 08: Toys and Games

A secret history of Myst, resurrecting a neglected pinball machine, making an asteroid mining colony on your kitchen table, creating robotic desk toys, building a rubber band ornithopter, making a toy gun controlled alarm clock, and a special primer on mold making by Mythbuster’s Adam Savage. » BUY OR SUBSCRIBE » GET THE DIGITAL EDITION

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MAKE 06: Robots

MAKE 06: Robots

Build a pair of electronic insects. LED throwies. Rodent-powered nightlight. Floating tower structure. Bug Sucker. Unfortunately, copies of Volume 06 are sold out, but you can still view it in the digital edition. » BUY OR SUBSCRIBE » GET THE DIGITAL EDITION

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MAKE 05: Science, Weather, and Outdoors

MAKE 05: Science, Weather, and Outdoors

Homemade electric vehicles, high-powered water rockets, electricity-generating windmill, jet engine in a jam jar, and a backyard zip line! Important Info for MAKE 05 Readers: The “How to Build a Power Tap” page in MAKE 05 contains an error that could cause an unsafe wiring situation. Before attempting this project, please read the corrections posted […]

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