How to Paint Street Murals: Tips from DC

Much admired and quickly imitated in dozens of cities across the nation, the Black Lives Matter street mural in downtown Washington, D.C. was painted on June 5 in just hours, by team of D.C. city workers, eight artists who remain anonymous, and volunteer passers-by. If you’d like to paint a street in your town, here […]

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Make Change: How-To’s for Effective Peaceful Protest

Taking to the streets in peaceful protest is a sacred right of all Americans, enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. Here’s how to make what you need for safe, peaceful, and effective protest. This list is just a start. Stay healthy out there! UPDATED June 19 SIGNS, BANNERS, EFFIGIES, PERFORMANCE Creative Direct Action […]

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Diné Maker Faire on the Navajo Nation

Any Maker Faire is a reaffirmation that we’re all born to make — that’s what makes us human in the first place. It’s also a celebration of making’s past and future, where traditional crafts meet new technology. And there’s nothing like attending a Faire in another country to really fire up those feelings of connection. […]

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Makers Wanted: Print PPE for NYC Now

When a Make: reader asked how to help his hometown of New York City fight Covid-19, we connected him with NYCMakesPPE.com, a coalition of New York makerspaces and fabrication shops who are cranking out face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for their city’s beleaguered health workers. If you’ve got 3D printers and are […]

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Build This Food Takeout “Airlock” to Fight Covid-19

 As restaurants are forced by the coronavirus crisis to close dining rooms and serve takeout only, here’s a DIY project to help them make the pivot as safely as possible, for their retail workers and their customers. San Francisco’s robotic burger restaurant, Creator, has designed a take-out transfer window that works like a mini […]

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