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DIY Graffiti Projector

Make Magazine - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 16:00

“Guerrilla projection, pioneered by artists and advertisers, has been increasingly embraced by activists in recent years as a new medium for delivering messages. The advantages are obvious: With a single high-powered projector, you can turn the side of a building into a huge advertisement for your cause, plastering your message on a spot that would […]

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Anyone Can Use AI

Make Magazine - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 18:19

Build your first AI project using a micro:bit board and Google's Teachable Machine

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Join Our Live Stream To See Maker Fashion At New York Fashion Week

Make Magazine - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 16:48

Join our live stream on February 8th, to see an incredible fashion show full of tech and wonder.

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Bringing Cyberpunk 2077’s Mantis Blades To Life

Make Magazine - Tue, 02/06/2024 - 16:00

These cosplay versions of the iconic mantis blades are quick, snappy, and stunning

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Review: Acmer Laser A2 IR Laser Module

Make Magazine - Mon, 02/05/2024 - 16:00

Acmer's IR laser module allows you to engrave on metals such as aluminum, titanium, steel, gold, and silver.

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Book Review: The Machinist Sculptor by Chris Bathgate

Make Magazine - Fri, 02/02/2024 - 16:00

Chris Bathgates book on industrial art is a triumph of beautiful sculpture and elegant writing

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Ginormous Froebel Blocks

Make Magazine - Thu, 02/01/2024 - 16:00

Super-size a classic teaching toy
and put the play back in playground

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Making as a Creative Practice

Make Magazine - Thu, 02/01/2024 - 06:30

Matt Zigler is the author of a new book for educators titled "3 Modes of Making." He talks about imitation, modification and innovation as three different modes of student projects, which develop different maker skills. Matt is an artist and educator who has been running the makerspace at Bullis, an independent school in the DC area. He brings a background in art and creative practice to the makerspace and his school. it's not that every student is going to be an artist but every student should develop a creative practice, regardless of subject or area of interest.

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Making Blender Do Things That CAD Can Only Dream Of

Make Magazine - Wed, 01/31/2024 - 16:00

Blender's geometry nodes are a true powerhouse for designing items for 3d printing. Joe shows us some real geometry node magic

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You Can Download And 3D Print These Unique Toy Transformers

Make Magazine - Tue, 01/30/2024 - 16:00

Check out these cute and wild 3d printed transformer toys you can print at home

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Review: Glowforge Pro Laser Cutter

Make Magazine - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 18:03

We got to get hands-on with the Glowforge pro. Beautiful hardware with limited software and frustrating pay to play business model.

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How To Use 3D Scanning and Fusion 360 to Make 3D Printed Accessories For Existing Objects

Make Magazine - Wed, 01/10/2024 - 16:00

I design and modify a lot of parts for 3d printing. Many of those parts have to fit existing things. In my case, they have to fit game controllers because I run a charity called TheControllerProject which supplies parts to help folks who have physical disabilities be able to play video games. I also do […]

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Unexpected Maker ProS3 u.FL (ESP32-S3)

Make Magazine - Tue, 01/09/2024 - 16:00

The ProS3 u.FL is an updated development board from Unexpected Maker featuring Espressif’s latest ESP32-S3 microcontroller. The main feature of this chip is the 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5 support. We opted for the version of the board having a u.FL connector instead of an on-board chip antenna. This allows the maker to […]

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Review: TwoTrees TTC 450 CNC Machine

Make Magazine - Mon, 01/08/2024 - 16:00

manufacturer: TwoTrees link: https://www.twotrees3dofficial.com/products/ttc-twotrees-cnc-engraving-machine price: $549 as tested (with the 500w spindle upgrade) summary This machine from twotrees boasts a 460x460x80mm working area. It arrives partially assembled, including a wasteboard. Included in the kit are tools for assembly and a small assortment of endmills. This machine is intended for soft materials like plastics, foam, and […]

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This 3D Printed Mechanical Keyboard Is A Minimal Masterpiece

Make Magazine - Thu, 01/04/2024 - 13:31

The construction is relatively easy, and the parts aside from the switches and raspberry pi are all 3d printed!

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3D Printer Review: Prusa XL With 5 Tool Heads

Make Magazine - Mon, 01/01/2024 - 16:32

The XL truly is a massive feat of engineering, and makes all the other machines I use feel like fancy toys in comparison to this sturdy tool.

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This Man Is On A Quest To Build A Life Sized Flying DeLorean

Make Magazine - Fri, 12/29/2023 - 16:00

He's tackling the monumental build, and you can follow along through the process

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Turn An Old 3D Printer Into A Robotic 4 Axis Camera Motion System

Make Magazine - Wed, 12/27/2023 - 16:00

The last year or two in 3D printing has brought us some major improvements in 3D printing. This also means that there are tons of 3d printers out there that are now feeling aged and beyond their life. Luckily, even the cheapest and slowest 3d printers out there are full of useful parts. This video […]

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3d Printer Review: Bambu A1 With AMS

Make Magazine - Fri, 12/22/2023 - 16:00

We got our hands on the Bambu A1 for review and tested the print quality and tolerances. This machine really impresses.

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Here Are The Winners Of The Build2Gether Accessibility Challenge

Make Magazine - Wed, 12/20/2023 - 16:11

Back in July, the Build2Gether Accessibility challenge launched, calling on members of the maker community to design and build solutions to a few specific topics. The time has come to share the winners! There were 3 main categories, each with a grand prize winner and runners up. There were some other prizes as well, such […]

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