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It Took 4 Years to Build This Detailed, Posable Terminator Replica

It Took 4 Years to Build This Detailed, Posable Terminator Replica

This Terminator T800 replica is life-sized, posable, and meticulously crafted. It took creator Jamie Staff 4 years to complete.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

In this concluding episode of the gyroscope build, I show you how to finish off the remaining parts, and then put it all together for a run.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Gyroscopes really are amazing devices, and as a home machine shop project, they really don’t come much better than this.

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This Futuristic Hunk of Machined Aluminum Is a Functional Slingshot

This Futuristic Hunk of Machined Aluminum Is a Functional Slingshot

You can pick up a normal slingshot online or at a sporting goods store for around $10. However, this Maker decided to machine his own.

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A 5 Axis CNC Mill for Less Than ,000

A 5 Axis CNC Mill for Less Than $5,000

Every time I come back from a Maker Faire someone asks me what my favorite thing was that I saw there. At World Maker Faire 2013, that was an easy question to answer, the Pocket NC 5 Axis CNC. The possibilities of what could be made with a desktop 5 axis CNC mill are enough […]

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Custom Tablesaw Blade Revolutionizes Wood Joints with Single Cut

Custom Tablesaw Blade Revolutionizes Wood Joints with Single Cut

This custom tablesaw blade revolutionizes wood joints with a single cut that allows for custom drawers to be folded together in a cinch.

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MIT to Offer Course in Rapid Prototyping

MIT to Offer Course in Rapid Prototyping

This summer, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will begin offering a rapid prototyping continuing education course. During the course, which is suitable for a general audience, students will learn about a number of prototyping techniques, design components in a group setting, and then fabricate those parts during lab time. “With rapid prototyping you can fail […]

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