Month: May 2020

Making Quick and Accurate Shapes With A Desktop CNC Foam Cutter

Making Quick and Accurate Shapes With A Desktop CNC Foam Cutter

When I was last at Maker Faire Rome, I saw this really cool machine that was cutting foam boards with precision. I really liked how it gave another method of working with easily sourced materials very quickly and easily, so I kept an eye on them. They’re now ready to sell machines in the states, […]

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PLAN C LIVE: The PRINTtoPROTECT Coalition of California’s Central Valley

PLAN C LIVE: The PRINTtoPROTECT Coalition of California’s Central Valley

Date: May 28 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET Register join the live Zoom session. You can also just tune into our youtube channel to watch the panel live when it happens. This week’s Plan C Live program features PRINTtoPROTECT, a grassroots effort of local makers working with community partners across California’s Central Valley to […]

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Quick Look: The Creality CR6 – SE 3D Printer

Quick Look: The Creality CR6 – SE 3D Printer

Creality is currently running a kickstarter for their latest printer, the CR 6-SE. This machine is a solid upgrade from some of their previous models, bringing some modern features such as power failure resume and auto bed leveling to the table. Watch the video to see it in action and check out their kickstarter page […]

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Your Guide to Virtually Maker Faire

Your Guide to Virtually Maker Faire

Q. What is Virtually Maker Faire? Virtually Maker Faire is a 24-hour online event, consisting of online video sessions and a curated collection of maker projects, many of which were developed in response to Covid-19. LIke any Maker Faire, it is a showcase of what people are doing right now, what they are interested in, […]

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Join the Chinese Community for the Greatest Show And Tell On Virtually Maker Faire 2020

Join the Chinese Community for the Greatest Show And Tell On Virtually Maker Faire 2020

Virtually Maker Faire organized by Make: Community will take place on May 23, 2020, globally and virtually. With the theme “Featuring Makers Responding to COVID-19″, there will be 24 hours of Presentations, Workshops, Demos, and Exhibits across all time zones. It means that we could enjoy and experience the greatest show&tell at home this time. […]

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Plan C: An Asylum Saves Us

Plan C: An Asylum Saves Us

In such a crazy time, a place that calls itself an Asylum seems normal, and more productive and purposeful than most places in responding to shortages of medical supplies due to Covid-19. Here are people who think of themselves as creatives and makers, but they are usually seen as a bit crazy. In the madness […]

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Design Your Own “Makey” Robot, Win A Lifetime Subscription!

Design Your Own “Makey” Robot, Win A Lifetime Subscription!

We absolutely love our little robot mascot, affectionately dubbed “Makey”. We especially love seeing all the variations that people have created out there in the world. To that end, we are launching a contest where you design your own Makey, and you could win a lifetime subscription among other prizes.         The […]

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