DIY Projects

Design and Construct Your Own Tiny Actuators

Design and Construct Your Own Tiny Actuators

Sean Hodgins takes a few moments to show a great example on how to make your own actuators.

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Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Motorizing a Simple Camera Slider

Improving your shots with a motorized camera slider doesn’t have to be complicated! Follow Jeremy Cook’s lead and cobble something custom together.

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Reinventing Cyberpunk for the #TwentyTeens

Like many great Make: ideas, the centerpiece of the latest issue, an homage to Mondo 2000’s iconic “R. U. a Cyberpunk?” poster (located in the forthcoming Make: Vol 62, page 24), all started in the Video Lab. Make:’s Senior Video Producer Tyler Winegarner and I like to sit around and bounce ideas off of each other, and sometime […]

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Build a Pair of Helping Hands to Hold Your Project in Place

Build a Pair of Helping Hands to Hold Your Project in Place

Holding your work on your workbench can be a frustrating task, but this project should give you an extra pair of “helping hands” to work with.

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Feel Weight In Virtual Reality with this Transforming Controller

Feel Weight In Virtual Reality with this Transforming Controller

Giving players a greater sense of weight and touch is a hot topic in virtual reality right now. It only makes sense that makers would jump at the problem.

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