Make: Volume 28
18: Made on Earth
Snapshots from the world of backyard technology.
34: Balsa Dreams
Paul K. Guillow’s model airplanes have been buzzing over
parks since 1926. By Andrew Leonard
40: Science in Your Cereal Bowl
These famous cereal premiums were tiny — but packed with
mighty scientific principles. By Bob Knetzger
44: Strumming Up a Business
How a kids’ bike inspired the creation of a cool new guitar kit.
By Rafael Atijas
82: 1+ 2+3: Mini Foosball Game
Put together your own foosball game with just a few straws,
paper clips, and a microwave popcorn box. By Cy Tymony
115: 1+ 2+3: Burnt Cookie Deflector
Avoid burnt cookies with a radiation-deflector shield made
from aluminum foil. By Thomas R. Fox
150: Howtoons: Bubble Trouble
By Saul Griffith and Nick Dragotta
152: Toys, Tricks, and Teasers
Dropping a magnet through an aluminum tube takes longer
than you think. Why? By Donald Simanek
155: Toy Inventor’s Notebook
Take 3D photos with your camera. By Bob Knetzger
156: Danger! Make a Slingshot
Your own hand-powered projectile weapon.
By Gever Tulley with Julie Spiegler
Arduino meets iPhone at last! The best tools, gadgets, and
resources for makers.
166: Electronics: Fun and Fundamentals
Make an electronic rock-paper-scissors game.
By Charles Platt
169: 1+ 2+3: Sneaky UV Ink
Protect your passwords from the naked eye.
By Cy Tymony
170: Remaking History:
Archimedes and the Water Screw
Re-create the invention that quenched the Egyptian desert.
By William Gurstelle
176: Homebrew: My Home-Built Chairlift
By Jeff Johnson
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FLIGHT SCHOOL: Andrew Leonard and his
13-year-old son, Eli, bond when building model planes.
Plant light stand,
solar wax heater.
PVC Van de Graaff generator.
water leak detector.
Homemade watch wrench,
copper tool tidy.
SLINGSHOT: Who says primitive tools can't be
fun? Ready, aim, fire!