Forbidden Match-Head Rocket Fun

Teach your kids a healthy respect for combustion and fire with these awesome matchstick rockets. Read more on MAKE The post Forbidden Match-Head Rocket Fun appeared first on Make: DIY Projects … Continue Reading →


An Open Valve: How a Modding Community Shaped the Future of Virtual Reality

How did a traditional gaming software company end up creating arguably the most cutting-edge VR hardware on the market, the HTC Vive? Read more on MAKE The post An Open … Continue Reading →


Howtoons: Cut and Fold Platonic Mathematical Shapes

Platonic solids are great mathematical fun. Print, cut, and fold these shapes for homemade gaming dice — or use as templates for larger shapes! Read more on MAKE The post … Continue Reading →


Hacking a Star Wars AT-AT to Actually Walk

This is my remote controlled Vintage AT-AT Walker toy with an Arduino Uno, Adafruit servo shield, and Xbox 360 controller. Read more on MAKE The post Hacking a Star Wars … Continue Reading →


Fire! Fire! Fire! Make:’s Guide to Pyro

Here are some of the articles on fun uses of fire that we have run over the years. Read more on MAKE The post Fire! Fire! Fire! Make:’s Guide to Pyro … Continue Reading →


Build a Rechargeable Rocket Launcher That Shoots Over 300 Feet

This rocket launcher is portable, rechargeable, powerful, and awesome looking! Watch as it launches rockets 300 feet away. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Rechargeable Rocket Launcher That … Continue Reading →


Play Pinball in Virtual Reality with Real Haptic Feedback

Build the “PinSim” cabinet controller and play VR pinball with real flipper buttons and an accelerometer-based nudge system! Read more on MAKE The post Play Pinball in Virtual Reality with … Continue Reading →


Test Your Grip Strength with a DIY Carnival Game

Build a carnival-midway strength tester game using strain gauges and a comparator chip Read more on MAKE The post Test Your Grip Strength with a DIY Carnival Game appeared first on … Continue Reading →


Race Tiny RumbleBots with a Hand-Cranked Raceway

Inspired by a Make: article, here’s a hand-cranked classroom science project that’s also a lot of fun. Read more on MAKE The post Race Tiny RumbleBots with a Hand-Cranked Raceway appeared … Continue Reading →


How to Prank Your Friends with Moldable Plastic

Use moldable plastic to create great new practical jokes! Read more on MAKE The post How to Prank Your Friends with Moldable Plastic appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas … Continue Reading →


Create a Raspberry Pi Photo Booth for Your Next Party

Use the new Pi 3 to make a touchscreen photo booth that instantly uploads to Google Photos! Read more on MAKE The post Create a Raspberry Pi Photo Booth for … Continue Reading →


Making a Train Yard for Ticket to Ride

Need to organize your trains for Ticket to Ride? Why not build some train yards? Read more on MAKE The post Making a Train Yard for Ticket to Ride appeared first … Continue Reading →


Vote for Your Fave: Jack Link’s Hangry Hack-A-Thon

Who should win the Jack Link’s “Hangry Hack-A-Thon” contest? Vote for the maker you think has the most beefed up idea! Read more on MAKE The post Vote for Your … Continue Reading →