Make: Volume 30
18: Made on Earth
Snapshots from the world of backyard technology.
30: Hobbits of Trout Gulch
These cutting-edge animators are creating a live-in
hackerspace in a California forest. By Jon Kalish
36: My TV Stinks!
Scratch-and-sniff TV: incorporating smell into digital projects.
By Alex Kauffmann
117: 1+ 2+3: Stain PVC Any Color
Permanently dye your PVC projects. By Sean Michael Ragan
125: 1+ 2+3: Sound Sucker
Try this weird acoustic trick. By William Gurstelle
146: Country Scientist
Using sensors with data loggers. By Forrest M. Mims III
150: What I Made
Turn a dimmer switch into a cool day-and-night dial.
By Scott Bedford
152: Toys, Tricks, and Teasers
Simple tricks of illusion make the impossible a reality.
By Donald Simanek
Harness the superheat of fire and melt glass.
By Gever Tulley with Julie Spiegler
156: Howtoons: The Measure of a Man
By Saul Griffith and Nick Dragotta
158: Electronics: Fun and Fundamentals
Use rotary encoders and LEDs to make your own
Magic 8 Box fortune-teller. By Charles Platt
Kits, books, and tools to paint your couch, get hypnotized,
control your robot army, and design in 3D for free.
170: Remaking History: The Oliver
Build the treadle hammer that helped build medieval Europe.
By William Gurstelle
172: Make Money
Silver bells from pre-1965 coins.
By Tom Parker
176: Homebrew: My DIY Gravity Balancer
By Gilles Robin
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READ ME: Always check the URL associated
with a project before you get started. There may
be important updates or corrections.
HIGH-TECH HOBBITRY: Filmmakers and
friends build their Shire in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Tough LED lanterns,
New: Supercap Racer kit.
iPad monopod stand.
iPhone car ignition.
Microbial fuel cell,
hydraulic ram pump.
SIGNS POINT TO YES: Build an electronic,
random fortune-teller inspired by the classic toy.