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Make: Projects Is Finally Here For You To Collaborate And Share Your Passion

“Maker Culture” is a term that may have slightly different meanings to different groups. Mechanical engineers may view “maker culture” as something very different than a woodworker would. One thing that everyone would agree on, however, is that sharing is a core aspect of any maker culture. Whether you are collaborating from the beginning or […]

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10 Classic Make: Projects

We look at ten of the cool, clever, now-iconic projects that helped put Make: on the map.

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Be a Mint Tin Hero

After a night of brainstorming, and then another week or so of indecision, maker Brian Dolan settled on making a Guitar-Hero-like rhythm game inside a Trader Joe’s mint tin involving a single sensor, an LCD screen, and a small speaker for playing some cheesy music. I play drums, and I was kind of thinking of the whole mint tin as a drum, with the plastic screen acting like a drum head. The other side, made of metal, would host the LCD screen and speaker, facing the “player.”

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The Endlessly Modded MonoBox Powered Speaker

Readers Hauke and Jakub write in with their experience building the MonoBox Powered Speaker. Hauke built his into a stained teabox with modded pot and LED; Jakub built a stereo version into a treasure chest with an illuminated switch and also cleverly hides the audio player.

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AirPi Wireless MonoBox Speaker

Justin writes in with his version of the MonoBox Powered Speaker, which he calls the AirPi Wireless Speaker. It combines a Raspberry Pi, the MonoBox amp circuit, and WiFi adapter, all modded into a standard bookshelf speaker.

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MonoBox Mods: Same Circuit, Two Builds

Weekend Projects makers John and Scott write in with their experiences building the MonoBox Powered Speaker, along with images that show their custom mods to suit their tastes and needs.

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