MAKE: Makers Newsletter

Guitar Pedal
Tuesday June 13, 2017
Build an Arduino Guitar Pedal Stompbox
From the latest issue of Make:
Construct an Arduino-powered guitar pedal and have fun creating your
own sounds. You can program your own effects in C/C++ or get inspired by
the ready-to-play effects: booster, distortion, fuzz, delay, vibrato,
tremolo, “Daft Punk” octaver, and more.

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Vinyl Stencils

Use a Vinyl Cutter to Design Stencils for Spray Painting

it’s an ancient practice, stenciling continues to have tremendous
modern relevance, especially with new techniques afforded by digital
cutting tools now available to stencil artists. Here are some tips and

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Restored Chissels

Ten Great Tool Restoration Projects

tools are frequently better made and cheaper than modern tools. Plus,
they’re fun to revive and come with build stories encoded within their
scratches, dents, and patina. Here are ten of our favorite restoration
projects that we’ve featured on Make: over the years.

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Meet Bangkok’s Growing Maker Movement

Southeast Asian nation of Thailand has an ingrained culture of art,
creativity, and technical improvisation, and a growing number of Maker
Spaces are bringing the Maker Movement to more prominence.

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Power Wheels Racing

Taking a Power Racing Car from Concept to Finish Line

Power Racing Series is always an exciting part of Maker Faire,
modifying kid’s Power Wheels electric vehicles and racing them for fun
and glory. Here’s what it takes to actually put one together — and win!

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Conoe Lake

The MakeShift Challenge: Against the Wind

From MacGyver
creator Lee D. Zlotoff: Can you to figure out how to make your way back
to shore after falling asleep in a kayak and awaking to rough seas?
Devise your own solution and then read what other creative readers came
up with.

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More from Make:
The Lab Report: This week our awesome Make: Lab interns test built projects, made leather bowls, and fixed the office fridge!
Speaking of the Make: Lab, former lab intern Sandra Rodríguez dropped in to share some key takeaways she learned during her Product Design program at Stanford. Read the full story. Her team’s project? A family cookbook designed around parents and kids spending time together in the kitchen.

Upcoming Maker Faires

»  Maker Faire Barcelona (Spain): June 16—18

»  Nappanee Mini Maker Faire (IN): June 17

»  North County Mini Maker Faire (Vista, CA): June 17–18

»  Honolulu Mini Maker Faire (HI): June 24

»  Maker Faire Kansas City (MO): June 24–25

»  Madrid Mini Maker Faire (Spain): July 1–2


Find a Maker Faire near you on the Maker Faire map.

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