Month: August 2019

Make Workshop: Makelangelo Vertical Plotter

Make Workshop: Makelangelo Vertical Plotter

This week we’re looking at a toy that has become a common occurance at Maker Faires all over the world. This is a vertical plotter by Marginally Clever Robots, called the Makelangelo. It comes nearly fully assembled in the box. You just have to slap a few bits and pieces together and mount it. After […]

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Cool Crowdfunding: Glitch Textiles, Racing Quadcopter, and AI Companion

Cool Crowdfunding: Glitch Textiles, Racing Quadcopter, and AI Companion

We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver. Cool Crowdfunding is our way of sharing some of […]

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Maker Spotlight: Ryan Bell

Maker Spotlight: Ryan Bell

Home: Kansas City, MO Day Job: Maker Specialist, The Maker Studio @ Science City Makerspace: The Maker Studio and Hammerspace Workshop in Kansas City How did you get started in making? I have been making since I was little. I started with the most important woodworking job: holding and snapping the chalk line for my […]

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Maker Business Profile: Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

Maker Business Profile: Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

  who are you? We are Lenore Edman and Windell Oskay. Together we run Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories in Sunnyvale, California. How did you get started making stuff? We’ve both been making things all of our lives. Whether it is making costumes, bicycle gear, toys, furniture, scientific instruments, or even food, making has always been […]

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Make Workshop: Rocket Stove Welding Practice Kit

Make Workshop: Rocket Stove Welding Practice Kit

Practicing your welding is a task that is often overlooked. In school, they have exercises that you repeat till you’re good, but in a makerspace, you just kind of have to jump into projects and get better as you go. Richard at 42Fab.com has come up with some basic projects that you can do, in […]

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Maker Spotlight: Tony Sherwood

Maker Spotlight: Tony Sherwood

  where are you located: Springfield, MO. what is your day job: Web Developer for Adafruit. Before that I worked at WindowFarms and MakerBot. what makerspace do you attend: Several years ago I started SquidFoo, the first makerspace in Springfield, MO., and have been a friend of Hammerspace Workshop in Kansas City, MO. since 2010. […]

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Maker Spotlight: Dustin Evans

Maker Spotlight: Dustin Evans

where are you located: Kansas City what is your day job: Junior Developer what makerspace do you attend: Before moving to the KC area, I helped with MakeICT in Wichita, KS., and even tried to get something going in McPherson, KS. before I left. While I try to do most of my making at home, […]

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