Quick Tips for Sculpting Custom Shapes with Styrofoam

Learn how to cut, glue, and finish styrofoam for customizing your drone with fun, unique, and protective shapes. Read more on MAKE The post Quick Tips for Sculpting Custom Shapes … Continue Reading →


A Brief Introduction to 360 Video Camera Options

Capture the world in 360º with these new cameras, then explore them with your VR gear. Read more on MAKE The post A Brief Introduction to 360 Video Camera Options appeared … Continue Reading →


The New Issue of Make: Virtual Reality and More

The latest issue of Make: magazine hits newsstands today — read up on every aspect of virtual reality, from edible VR headsets to out-of-this-world software that’s engineering the next era … Continue Reading →


NASA Shapes the Future of Space Design and Exploration with its Mixed Reality Program

Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab gives us a peek into the future of space exploration with their mixed reality tools. Read more on MAKE The post NASA Shapes the Future of … Continue Reading →


This Artist 3D Printed a Ghostly, Life-Size Motorcycle

This ghostly-looking motorcycle was meticulously designed and carefully constructed… Oh, and it is entirely 3D printed! Read more on MAKE The post This Artist 3D Printed a Ghostly, Life-Size Motorcycle appeared … Continue Reading →


How to Use Autodesk Fusion 360 for CNC Milling

Don’t get bogged down in details, just get started. Here is a basic walk-through of Fusion 360 so you can get started today. Read more on MAKE The post How … 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 →


Mesmerizing Clock Tells Time with Painted Lines on String

Using a length of rope encoded with black bars, this artist created a unique time piece that winds through each minute. Read more on MAKE The post Mesmerizing Clock Tells … Continue Reading →


Getting Started with Propane and Fire Effects

Learn the basics of using propane safely to start incorporating fire effects into your projects. Read more on MAKE The post Getting Started with Propane and Fire Effects appeared first on … Continue Reading →


Build a Low-Pressure Propane Source

Most propane-based projects only require a basic low-pressure source. You can build one from off-the-shelf parts. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Low-Pressure Propane Source appeared first on Make: … Continue Reading →


Gaze Across the Solar System with a 3D-Printed, Raspberry Pi Telescope

The PiKon telescope is an open source, 3D printed, raspberry pi telescope suppoted by a growing community of amateur scientists. Read more on MAKE The post Gaze Across the Solar … Continue Reading →


Transform a CD Case into a Hologram Illusion

Build a tiny “Pepper’s Ghost” illusion to play holograms on your smartphone! Read more on MAKE The post Transform a CD Case into a Hologram Illusion appeared first on Make: DIY … 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 →


Particle CEO Zach Supalla’s Road Map for Navigating the IoT Frontier

Particle CEO Zach Supalla’s road map for navigating the IoT frontier. Read more on MAKE The post Particle CEO Zach Supalla’s Road Map for Navigating the IoT Frontier appeared first on … Continue Reading →


Autonomous Robots, Cars, and Drones… What Will You Do with Lidar?

As prices tumble, lidar is becoming the go-to tool for autonomous robotic vision — and its applications go well beyond autonomous vehicles. Read more on MAKE The post Autonomous Robots, Cars, … Continue Reading →


Make Edible Paper in 3 Easy Steps

You can whip up this super-easy edible paper in as little as 15 minutes and use it for secret messages, decorative foods, and more! Read more on MAKE The post … Continue Reading →


Crush Cans Effortlessly with an Arduino-Powered Arm

Use an Arduino and an H-bridge motor circuit to build an automatic can crusher Read more on MAKE The post Crush Cans Effortlessly with an Arduino-Powered Arm appeared first on Make: … Continue Reading →


Noble Gases Turn into a Light Up Rainbow with a Tesla Coil

A Tesla coil is the only thing powering these glass tubes filled with noble gasses, creating a glowing rainbow. Read more on MAKE The post Noble Gases Turn into a … 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 →


Monster-B-Gone Keeps Kids Safe from Creepy Bedroom Critters

Build a (pretend) bedtime scanner to repel creepy critters — so easy a kid can operate it. Read more on MAKE The post Monster-B-Gone Keeps Kids Safe from Creepy Bedroom Critters … 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 →


Make a Wi-Fi Enabled Light Switch Turner Onner

Use a servo to flick a light switch mechanically — without ever touching 110V power — with this Wi-Fi “Turner Onner” Read more on MAKE The post Make a Wi-Fi … Continue Reading →