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Edible Google Cardboard
Tuesday June 7, 2016
Making an Edible Virtual Reality Viewer for Your Phone
We’ve been talking a lot about Virtual Reality around the Make: offices as we gear up for our upcoming VR-themed issue, but a simple misheard word led Senior Editor Caleb Kraft to run with this crazy idea. But the best part is that it really works!
Drone Flyer's Guide

Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler
David Neat’s simple, plain WordPress blog betrays the amount and quality of the content found there. Neat writes about and teaches model-making and his website gathers materials from his books, courses, and lectures. Here are five great tips to get you started.

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Veneer Roses

These Wood Veneer Roses Are Built to Last
This past Valentine’s Day, Maker Shawn Jolicoeur wanted a present for his wife that was a little more permanent than flowers or chocolates. Jolicoeur decided to make a rose out of wood veneer with some spectacular results (not to mention a few new skills).

Night Vision Pi Camera

Spy on Garden Critters with Raspberry Pi-Powered Night Vision
Maker Andrew Wedgbury has a fondness for hedge hogs. To better capture their lives in his garden, he made this easy-to-build, Wi-Fi connected night vision camera.

National Maker Faire

Don’t Miss National Maker Faire, June 18 & 19!
If you’re in the Washington, DC area, National Maker Faire is rolling into town June 18–19 at the University of the District of Columbia. Come see an amazing array of maker-made projects and get involved with hands-on activities for kids and adults alike. Plus, admission is free!

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DIY Kitchen Tools

Make Your Own Kitchen Tools
There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment when using a tool that you made yourself. Here are some of our favorite kitchen-related tools that you can start making today.

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Rasbery Pi VCR

Hacking Retro Tech Gets Me Through the Good Times and the Bad
Sometimes working on a project is about more than solving a problem or building something cool. Sometimes the simple act of making can help center your thoughts or take your mind off the bad things happening around you. Here’s one maker’s story.

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Upcoming Maker Faires
»  Red Deer Mini Maker Faire (AB, Canada): June 11
»  Eugene Mini Maker Faire (OR): June 11
»  Vancouver Mini Maker Faire (BC, Canada): June 11–12
»  Frisco Mini Maker Faire (TX): June 11–12
»  Denver Mini Maker Faire (CO): June 11–12
»  Institute of Imagination Mini Maker Faire (London): June 11–12
»  National Maker Faire (DC): June 18–19
Find a Maker Faire near you on the Maker Faire map.

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