Month: July 2016

This Week in Making: Water Bikes, Paper Chess, and Flying Cars

This Week in Making: Water Bikes, Paper Chess, and Flying Cars

This past week we contemplated riding our bikes on water, marveled at a paper quilled chess set, and got amped thinking about flying cars.

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Weekend Watch: B2Builds Dives into Electronics and Woodworking

Weekend Watch: B2Builds Dives into Electronics and Woodworking

Woodworking and electronics, automatons and camera sliders. Ben Brandt’s YouTube channel offers lots of cool projects.

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How to Hack a Talking Chewbacca Mask

How to Hack a Talking Chewbacca Mask

John Park replaces the fixed audio chip on his Chewie mask with a programmable one. Hilarity ensues.

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Live From Detroit: Watch Our Maker Faire Adventure Here!

Live From Detroit: Watch Our Maker Faire Adventure Here!

There’s lots to look forward to at this weekend’s Maker Faire Detroit… even if you can’t make it out to Detroit.

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This Exceptionally Fancy Cabinet Is Made from Shop Scraps

This Exceptionally Fancy Cabinet Is Made from Shop Scraps

Neil McKinlay made this small – but quite fancy – cabinet as a proof of concept for a bigger piece he was planning on making.

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Making a Quilled Paper Chess Set with Light-Up Board

Making a Quilled Paper Chess Set with Light-Up Board

This gorgeous chess set and board are almost entirely quilled paper.

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