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How to Fly With Your Gun or Firearm | The Art of Manliness

Last month I flew down to Austin to spend the weekend with the fine folks from Atomic Athlete for their Vanguard event. The Vanguard was basically 36 …

How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …

How To Fold A Pocket Square | The Art of Manliness

The pocket square is a small accessory that, when added to a get-up, allows men to express themselves and vary their look without having to buy a …

A Century of Classic DIY Tips & Tricks From Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics magazine has been around since 1902, and they've gathered some pretty valuable wisdom during that century. Now, they've put …

The Voltera V-One Makes Circuit Boards In Minutes

Building circuit boards is fun but difficult. While you could do it at home with a some etchant and some clear plastic, Voltera hopes to make the entire process much easier with their V-One circuit printer.<p>The creators, James Pickard, Jesus Zozaya, and Alroy Almeida all studied Mechatronics …

This winter, we're totally making our own scarves (no knitting required!)

Newsflash: winter is <i>cold</i>. Well, maybe not for those lucky ducks living in California or Florida. But for the rest of us, we can expect these next few …

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Make Your Own LED Ring for Dremel

Driftwood Binary Clock<p>LED Resin Lamp V4<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Cool! Definitely what I need to add to my mini router …

Magpul BEV Block Review

Photo Credit: Steve Coulston<p><b>By: Steve Coulston</b><p><b>Photos By: Steve Coulston for BlacksheepWarrior.com</b><p>When the name Magpul is brought up in conversation …

So You Want to Build a Wood Fired Oven. Now What?

Wood Fired Ovens! You’ve seen them at your favorite pizza place, you’ve seen them on TV, and all over the Internet and Pinterest. You simply MUST …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

Paper's Pencil crosses the Atlantic promising neater tablet scribbling

More than 10 million people have downloaded Paper, an inventive design app developed by US startup FiftyThree. Now the company is launching its companion accessory, Pencil, in Europe.<p>The device – a sleek stylus that comes in a choice of walnut or graphite versions – was released in the US in …

Black India Ink Bath Salts Leave You Clean As A Blank Sheet Of Paper

Established in 1898, Kaimei & Co. have been providing calligraphers with India ink for over 115 years but in this age of touchscreens and keyboards, …

Shocking! Obama’s privacy board OKs massive NSA surveillance

191-page report is largely condemned by civil liberties advocates and scholars.<p>A White House panel examining the privacy and legal fallout from the …

How-to Carve a Wooden Tractor Seat by Mitchell Dillman

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How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

How to transfer an inkjet photo to wood

Build an Inexpensive Sliding Moxon Vise - 144

How to Sharpen Chisels

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Soda Bottle Rocket LED Fireworks

Ooooh! Launch lots of little lights and see them parachute back down.<p>Fireworks originated in ancient China and have been making people look to the night sky with delight ever since. Firework formulas are closely guarded secrets handed down from generation to generation and the overall concept has …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Up Your Training Game With Climbing Games

Ladies having some fun, and getting stronger, with climbing games<p><i>We’ve had a somber week here at Crux Crush. Sara Giller’s heart-wrenching guest post</i> …

ZAR Plotter Pens Precision Portraits

Man Heats Backyard Studio with Repurposed Soda Can Solar Panel

Peter Rowan left his job as a “corporate weenie” in 2010 to live a life with less stuff and fewer expenses and with more time to pursue his …

Microsoft Research Launches Code Hunt Game to Teach Programming

Microsoft Research today launched Code Hunt, a browser-based game for anyone interested in learning how to code by playing. The premise is straightforward: the player must write code to advance in the game.<p>The built-in tutorial introduces you to the game:<p>Greetings, program! You are an experimental …

Solar Panels Could Replace Roads

Back when the concept of global warming was still nascent—only eight years ago, mind you—Scott and Julie Brusaw of Sagle, Idaho, began heavily contemplating an idea that Scott, an electrical engineer, had toyed with as a child: solar panel roads.<p>After years of figuring out many ways <i>not</i> to make a …

Nod Gesture Control Ring Is Designed For Continual Wear, Starts Selling Today For $149

Gesture control devices are a big new area of interest among hardware startups, and a Bluetooth-enabled ring that makes it possible to control connected devices with a wave of your hand is nothing new. But the Nod is different from many of the other solutions out there we’ve seen, in that it’s …

Review: Blue Microphones’ Spark Digital may be the best USB/Lightning mic for the money (Video)

When you think of a USB microphone, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For myself, I tend to picture a subpar microphone that would normally be used for Skype calls or other basic tasks. Of course, these microphones have come a long way in recent years, but nothing makes this more evident …

Lix, A More Precise 3D-Printing Pen, Passes Its Kickstarter Goal In 2-Hours

The 3Doodler 3D-printing pen, as my TC colleague John Biggs recently pointed out, is a fun toy but a silly tool. It’s big and its output is frustratingly wonky. But then it was created by a pair of veteran toy makers so focusing on the fun was clearly the primary intention.<p>Now a U.K. startup is …

Maker Pro Newsletter – 04/17/14

<b>“Venture math is a harsh mistress.”</b><p><i>From the editors of MAKE magazine, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends.</i><p><i>Please send items to us</i> …

Young Raspberry Pirates

Kodiak, Alaska-based young makers Nate and Jon Schatz, ages 13 and 10, recently wrote in to share their fun adventures with our Raspberry Pirate Radio project:<p>My brother and I had so much fun with this project! After reading about the Raspberry Pi in MAKE, we asked for one for Christmas and have …