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Shapeoko’s Steady March Toward a Better, Affordable CNC

Back in 2012 I wrote a piece on Shapeoko, Edward Ford, and his CNC community. At the time he was on the verge of bringing the first good quality, affordable CNC to market. Now in 2015 he’s releasing Shapeoko 3 and by all evidence his guiding principles haven’t changed. With the release of Shapeoko …

Printing

Edison Light Globes, Part 2: Brassy & Classy Steampunk-Style Lamp Fixtures

As beautiful as Edison Light Globes' bulbs are, it is their lamp designs that really shine, if you'll pardon the pun. The company's deep line-up of …

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Design

This App Scans Your Proportions And Mails You A Custom-Fitted Shirt

A new app called MTailor plans to change that, however, by outsourcing the measurements to your smartphone's camera.<p>Here's how it works.<p>Shirts start at $69, but that's still cheaper than other custom shirts out there, which can cost $100 and up. Also, shipping is free.<p>First, you choose the type of …

Clothing

Designer Hilla Shamia Fuses Cast Aluminum and Tree Trunks to Create One-of-a-Kind Furniture Pieces | Colossal

<p>Product designer Hilla Shamia has developed a novel way to meld poured aluminum with irregularly shaped wood pieces to create sleek tables and …

Rolling Modular Room Design Transforms Interior Spaces

Starting as a compact cubic room-within-a-room, this unique modular furniture system opens up in a variety of ways to transform the space from a …

Designer Masanori Oji Teams Up With Ancient Japanese Brass Foundry to Create Beautiful Products

Saitama-based Masanori Oji's interests are as broad as his skillset. The handicrafts designer has experience in architecture and graphics as well as …

Annex Tables

Made of hand-honed marble, the <i>Annex</i> tables use only gravity to join them together. Designed by <b>Joe Doucet</b>, <i>Annex</i> is commissioned by the Shop at The …

diy rustic modern bench

So to start off project 715 (named because we're a family of 4, soon to be 5) living in a 715 sq ft, two bedroom house in Los Angeles I thought I …

No Jointer Needed! Flatten and Edge Wide Planks!

Exuding a Playful Modern Character: Pi Chair by Christoph Steiger

Swiss designer <b>Christoph Steiger</b> envisioned the <b>Pi chair</b> during his studies at Bergen Academy of Art and Design. The unconventional dining chair stands …

Looking for the Summer: Scented Sofa by Valerio Berruti

We’ve presented plenty of peculiar design ideas on Freshome but this one is absolutely mind-blowing! You all love the summer, right? The park alleys, …

Panoramic Views, Privacy and Art Over Stuttgart: The Vista House

North of Stuttgart, overlooking the city from an impressive perspective, the modern <b>Vista House</b> offers views from three levels. Reached via a southern …

Build an Inexpensive Sliding Moxon Vise - 144

24 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest components of reddit are the thriving <i>subreddits</i>, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Articles about sebastian mariscals wood architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>German designer Sebastian Herkner has …

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Articles about prefab home washingtons puget sound on Dwell.com - Dwell

After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream …

Puget Sound

Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker

New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.<p>The meditative, almost spiritual quality of George Nakashima’s work forms the backbone of "1941-2014: The Process," a new show at New York’s 1950 Gallery running through May 28. …

Furniture

How to Make a Pebble Trivet

• First, measure and cut your piece of cork to the desired size—we made ours 9″ x 11″ so a casserole dish could be placed on it. Using a ruler and …

Wearable Tech

Wood Plank Wall DIY

We recently completed a project in our bedroom (a diy wood plank wall) that has me dragging every stranger and friend into our house to show it off! …

How To Update Old Brass Doorknobs With Spray Paint

Ever since we first moved in to our 1970's fixer upper, I've wanted to replace the outdated brass doorknobs that graced every single door in the …

DIY Furniture - Crate Coffee Table

Oh friends, have I got a treat for you today. Ever since we returned home from our hike, we have been looking for creative, but affordable ways to …

Near-Space Balloon Cam with Arduino and APRS Radio

Launch a hacked Canon camera to the stratosphere and photograph the blackness of space.<p>Let’s Have an Adventure<p>After reading the first DIY Space issue of Make: (Volume 24), my daughter and I were inspired to work on a near-space project. At the time, the standard recovery method utilized a cellphone …

Arduino

Making Mementos and Jewelry With Coins

<i>Note: A quick note before I get a gazillion comments….it’s not illegal to alter coins….as long as you never try to spend them again.<br>I checked with</i> …

Make A Wine Barrel Inspired Tray

I wanted to make something handmade and personal for my <i>friends’ wedding recently</i> and I decided on an oversized wine barrel inspired tray. I used a …

First Successful Regeneration Of An Organ In A Mammal

A chemical trigger regrows the thymus of a living mouse<p>Oh, to be a mouse. You'd have been cured of every conceivable cancer and now, you'd have something of a fountain of youth, too, at least for your thymus. A team of researchers has gotten immune-system organs called thymuses in mice to grow, <i>The</i> …

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Vintage Bulb Lamp

Switch on the nostalgic glow with this dimmable, modern table lamp.<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on page 88.</i><p>Have you noticed a growing plethora of vintage light bulb copies hanging in restaurants and other hip venues? Let’s add to that nostalgic glow this table lamp, that’s …

A 19th-Century Map of the Geology Hidden Beneath NYC Streets

There was much rejoicing among cartography lovers when the New York Public Library’s Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division recently released …