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DIY weird sound synthesis with CMOS

Making music has never been easier than it is now. With the power of modern tablets or even smartphones, the range of sounds available is immense. …

Artist Hacks CNC Machine To Create Self-Portrait Using His Blood

In the age of smart phones and cameras, we are all guilty of the occasional “selfie”. But what if you could use your selfie in a CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine to make that photo into a portrait of yourself — out of your own blood. That’s what artist Ted Lawson did.<p>The CNC machine …

Hand Made Jewelry Through “Lost-Wax” Casting Methods

With 3D printing on the rise and at the forefront of most industries technology efforts, it is both refreshing and perplexing to see anything made by hand. Particularly wax sculptures, but here you are, not everyone has lost the romance of hand-crafted artisan processes. In this day and age of …

3D Printed Clay Art of Oliver Van Herpt

Oliver van Herpt is an artist whose obsessive compulsion has led to a victorious invention: a 3D printer which creates lovely pottery. Considering the manner in which 3D printers work, one layer at a time, creating 3D pottery has been less than elegant as each layer cannot be masked. Of course, …

The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

Transform 44 cable fasteners and a half-sheet of plywood into a streamlined lounge chair that’s perfect for the nomadic maker.<p>The iconic Steam-Bent Chair No. 14, invented by Michael Thonet in 1859, was the first flat-pack furniture kit. It was shipped across Europe on then-new railways, becoming …

Woodworking

Greenhouse Built From Discarded Windows

Gardening can be a tedious experience, especially based on the region you live in. There are many steps, and just waiting for the right time of year can be a drag in itself. But not if you have a greenhouse.<p>Reddit user HrairooHare decided to build a greenhouse using old, discarded windows that a …

Folding VR Racing Rig

Maybe you like racing games. Many people do, and some buy an off-the-shelf wheel and pedals to enhance the experience. For some though, this isn’t nearly good enough, and in this case, Redditer Veriix decided to build a fold-away rig to use to get approval from the rest of the family.<p>Besides the …

Raspberry Pi and MaKey MaKey Power Bus Stop Pac-Man

<i>Make:</i> Contributing Editor Alasdair Allan visited Maker Faire Trondheim last weekend and caught up with Frode Halvorsen, the general manager of Trondheim Makers. As one of the organizers of the faire, he showed off their advertising campaign, a Raspberry Pi and MaKey MaKey-equipped bus stop ad that …

Investigadores logran tomar una foto en una oscuridad casi absoluta

¿Cuántos fotones hacen falta para sacar una foto? En fotografía tradicional, la respuesta a esa pregunta es que hacen falta decenas de miles de …