18: Made on Earth
Snapshots from the world of backyard technology.
30: Trouvé Magic
Gustave Trouvé was like Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham
Bell, and Igor Sikorsky rolled into one. By Karen K. Hansen
37: Crib Notes
A baby crib modded for disabled parents. By Michael H. Kelsey
38: Flight of Fancy
Kazuhiko Hachiya mines cartoons for his real-world
inventions. By Lisa Katayama
40: Thin(k) Ice
A chilly reception for Minnesota’s Art Shanty Projects.
By Mike Haeg
43: Giants of the Micros
The two inventors who fueled the rise of the living room
helicopter. By Adam Salter
84: Upload: Digital Arts and Crafts
Kaleidoscopes, computer art, beautiful brushes, and more.
92: 1+ 2+3: Wind-Triggered Lantern
By Morten Skogly
136: 1+ 2+3: Mechanical Image Duplicator
By Cy Tymony
The best tools, software, publications, and websites.
176: Howtoons: Compressed Air Power
By Saul Griffith and Nick Dragotta
brings anime to life.
Make: Volume 17
READ ME: Always check the URL associated
with a project before you get started. There
may be important updates or corrections.
137 147: Workshop
Rust and paint removal,
repurposed project boxes,
Rubber-band bass, random
Egghead wooden puzzle,
rules of thumb.
Nighttime animal photo
Flash memory hard disk,
binaural mic, USB key mod,
USB control knob.
178: Heirloom Technology
Island tricks from Maui. By Tim Anderson
180: Maker’s Calendar
Events from around the world. By William Gurstelle
181: Make Money: Coin Chess Set
By Tom Parker
Theory of self-reproducing automata. By George Dyson
184: MakeShift: Mountain Bike Rescue
By Lee D. Zlotoff
191: Aha! Puzzle This
Einstein’s stumper. By Michael H. Pryor
My own Arduino espresso machine. By Timothy Hirzel