14: Made on Earth
Snapshots from the world of backyard technology.
26: Proto: Art and Culture
Philip Ross’ art crosses the boundaries of technology
and biology. By John Alderman
32: Building the Barrage Garage
The first in a three-part series about building a workshop
from the ground up. By William Gurstelle
How we built a 3D freeform sugar printer in our kitchen.
By Windell Oskay and Lenore Edman
40: For Whom the Bell Tolls
A bell rings to announce bomb-test seismic disturbances.
By Katie Kurtz
42: Escape of the Blubber Bots
Jed Berk’s autonomous blimps are on the move. By Mark Allen
44: The Safe Workshop
Rules to make by. By William Gurstelle
77: 1+ 2+3: Boomerang
The return of Bernoulli’s principle. By Cy Tymony
At 92, philosopher Martin Gardner is still exploring the
perplexities of math, science, mystery, and magic.
By Donald E. Simanek
116: 1+ 2+3: Boing Box
A one-stringed instrument goes twang. By Mark Frauenfelder
THE PUZZLER: Martin Gardner shows photogra- pher Adam Fish ow to levitate a playing card.
6 Make: Volume 12
READ ME: Always check the URL associated
with a project before you get started. There
may be important updates or corrections.
Atlatl dart thrower, star
photography, bike building.
plastic plate speaker.
Disk drive wind chimes,
Lego gadget recharger.
Beetlebot, flight simulator.
Platform shoes with alarm
and portable media player.
154: Howtoons: Trash Bag Trenchcoat
By Saul Griffith, Nick Dragotta, and Joost Bonsen
156: MakeShift: Impaled!
By Lee D. Zlotoff
The best tools, software, publications, and websites.
174: Blast from the Past
Locksmithing by mail. By Mister Jalopy
180: Tales from the Blog
Hacker spaces around the world.
By Bre Pettis
181: Aha! Puzzle This
Poisoned wine and the 3 wise sages. By Michael H. Pryor
186: Maker’s Calendar
Our favorite events from around the world.
By William Gurstelle
187: Reader Input
Your letters, our answers.
188: Toys, Tricks, and Teasers
Putting a spin on a puzzle. By Donald E. Simanek
190: Make Money
Dollar bill greetings. By Tom Parker
My Lego UAV. By Chris Anderson