Michael Bucher

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How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Landscape Photography

How to Make a Dirt-Cheap DIY Ring Light from a Frisbee and Some LED Strips

Got $30, a frisbee and some free time this week? Need a ring light? If you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got a neat, quick and super …

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

ARM-BMW, The Open Hardware Cortex-M0 Development Board

[Vsergeev] tipped us about a neat Cortex-M0 based development board with a total BoM cost under $15. It’s called the ARM Bare Metal Widget (ARM-BMW), …

Program Your Arduino With an Android Device!

Pocket Metal Locator - Arduino<p>3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Car<p>Awful to Awesome: Replace a Mechanical Alarm Sound<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>i have a few old …

Arduino

ROVs and Long Boards at Maker Faire Trondheim

<i>This post is coming to you live from Maker Faire Trondheim being held in the town square here in Trondheim, Norway, all weekend.</i><p>Elektra, a group of high school electronics students from HiST Sør-Trøndelag University College here in Trondheim, brought two very different projects to the faire—an …

Makey Makey Monome

Jay Silver successfully crowd funded his Makey Makey invention kit back in 2012 and its come as no surprise to see makers designing unusual musical instruments (and a boatload of game controllers) with them since the kits release. One of the more unusual musical instruments to be made from kit is …

Disembodied hands make music together in 20syl's video for Kodama

<b>Dezeen Music Project:</b> multiple pairs of hands play instruments together in this music video directed by Mathieu Renoult for French producer …

How-To: Homemade Lightbulb

There are few things that I use everyday (and night), but have no idea how to make, more than lightbulbs. Luckily, Instructables member Mr. Fishers3 has put together a terrific homemade lightbulb tutorial to help us create and appreciate these everyday electrical wonders.<p>This lightbulb is made …

Vintage Internet Connected Radio

This retro radio project brings back old to meet the new. A trendy old radio that plays any music you want, not just the boring stuff that you can get through the radio waves!<p>Using the credit card sized computer, Raspberry Pi–the sky is the limit. To get the best streaming music experience for this …

PopPet: Personality-Packed Robot Kit by 19 Year Old Maker

Jaidyn Edwards runs a website and YouTube channel dedicated to teaching robotics, Arduino projects and 3D printing. He’s an active member of the Let’s Make Robots community of hobbyists, where Jaidyn learned from others and shared what he had taught himself. Jaidyn went on to teach robotics to kids …

MIT Researchers Develop a Drone that Can Automatically Light Your Subjects for You

A group of researchers from MIT want your next lighting rig to be autonomous and airborne. Set to be on display this August at the Symposium on …

How to Make a Rock Bowl Flame

The flaming rock bowls pictured above are actually a product that Restoration Hardware used to sell. Although they're no longer available, knowing …

DIY

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

Arduino-Controlled LED Chandelier Made With Mini Jars

Could your humble abode use a little microcontrolled LED pizzaz? Why not class up the joint by making yourself a stunning arduino-controlled chandelier made from mini jars with this brilliant tutorial by Fune Lab?<p>This project actually looks pretty labor intensive, but the results are so spectacular …