MAKE: Makers Faire Newsletter – great projects, robots and much more

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miter-box
 
 
Tuesday December 6, 2016
 
 
How to Cut Precise Angles with a Miter Box
 
Not quite sure how to use a miter box? Don’t sweat it — it’s easy! In this excerpt from Charles Platt’s new book Make: Tools, learn the basics and make a perfect cut every time.
 
 
 
 
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Strandbeast
 

Six Problems to Avoid When Building a Strandbeest
 
For Make: Contributor Jeremy Cook, it’s taken several years, four iterations, and a lot of tinkering to get his Strandbeest up and walking. Here are a few key things he learned.

 
 
 
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Make Their Holidays Bright
 
Check out the DK gift guide for holiday gift picks that will inspire creativity all year long. From science experiments to LEGO® builds to coding projects, make your little maker’s holiday bright.

 
 
 
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Make: Science + Discovery - Book Sale | Pay What You Will
 

Pay What You Want Humble Book Bundle: Science + Discovery
 
Pay what you want to discover scientific secrets near your home or out in space with a new ebook collection from Make: and Humble Bundle. Focusing on the themes of science and discovery, this collection combines best-selling classic titles with newer DIY guides that help you create your own science labs, inquiries, and experiments. The deal only runs through Dec. 14, so act fast!

 
 
 
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Jumpstart Rasberry Pi & Arduino Projects With Cayenne
 

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Cayenne is a free project builder developed for Makers to easily build Arduino and Raspberry Pi automation projects.

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Quad Robot
 

How to Program a Quadruped Robot with Arduino
 
Legged robots are tougher to build than wheeled robots, but the advantages can be worth it! Learn more about how to make your next robot a leg up over the competition.

 
 
 
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Leather
 

“Learn the Lingo”: Fine Leatherworking
 
“Learn the Lingo” is a new series of articles that aims to bring you up to speed on the terms you need to know when learning a new skill. First up: here’s what to know on your first day of leatherworking!

 
 
 
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Halloween Contest
 

Ghosts, Magic, and a Kraken… Check Out the Winners of Our Halloween Contest
 
The results are in from our Halloween Contest and here are the six lucky winners! Check out their awesome projects and start planning your entry for next year.

 
 
 
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Kafka Head
 

Watch This Mesmerizing Sculpture of Franz Kafka Shift and Reassemble
 
In the heart of Prague, artist David Černý has constructed a massive, shifting sculpture of Franz Kafka’s head. Watch the video of this computer-controlled visage.

 
 
 
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More from Make:
 
Are you 3D printing or CNCing a holiday ornament this year? Enter our Make: DigiFab Ornament Contest and you could win one of our excellent Getting Started kits and an exclusive patch. Contest ends Dec. 19!
 
If you like to tinker with your gear, here are five custom mods for your 3D printer.
 
Discover what you can do with a computerized embroidery machine. Read our review of the Brother SE400 Sewing and Embroidery Machine.
 
 
 
 
 
Make: Gift Guide — Craft
 
Get more of our craft picks at http://ift.tt/1H8l1la
 
 
 
 
Robot Cross Stitch
 
 
Giant Merino Yarn Blanket
 
DIY Industrial Pipe Furniture and Decor
 
 
Mini Materials Ultimate Sample Kit
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Maker Faires
 
»  Bogotá Mini Maker Faire (Columbia): Dec 10–11
»  Strasbourg Mini Maker Faire (France): Dec 16–18
»  Bangkok Mini Maker Faire (Thailand): Jan 21–22, 2017
»  Perpignan Mini Maker Faire (France): Jan 27–28, 2017
»  Caguas Mini Maker Faire (Puerto Rico): Jan 28, 2017
 
Find a Maker Faire near you on the Maker Faire map.

 
 
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Maker Media, Inc | 1160 Battery St. East, Ste 125 | San Francisco, CA 94111

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