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Maker Monday #145

LED Lighted Pumpkin

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Maker Monday #144

Bubble Wrap Coasters

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Maker Monday #143

12 Things to Consider When Selecting a Microcontroller for Your Project      

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Maker Monday #142

Drone Racing! In preparation of 4-H NYSD on October 5, 2016, September’s Maker Mondays will all feature DRONES!

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Maker Monday #141

Build an FPV-Style Quadcopter with a 3D Printed Frame In preparation of 4-H NYSD on October 5, 2016, September’s Maker Mondays will all feature DRONES! In our new book Make: Getting Started with Drones, we guide the reader to assemble their own FPV-style quadcopter from scratch. In this excerpt we start the first-time drone builder on […]

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Maker Monday #140

In preparation of 4-H NYSD on October 5, 2016, September’s Maker Mondays will all feature DRONES! Flying the FVP Drone at Night By Justin Kelly Every second counts when flying FPV — from airspeed and reaction time to video latency to just finding the time to fly. We’re always pushing the boundaries of speed, distance, […]

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Maker Monday #139

In preparation of 4-H NYSD on October 5, 2016, September’s Maker Mondays will all feature DRONES! 2016 Guide to Drones is your go-to for everything drones!  

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Maker Monday #138

Use Bluetooth to Control Your Light Switch from Your Smartphone One big problem with smart light bulbs is that the smarts are in the bulb. They don’t play nice with the light switch on the wall. In fact, you can make most smart light bulb systems unresponsive just by using your wall switch! We really need […]

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Maker Monday #137

Measure Sunlight with a DIY Solar Radiometer By Forrest M. Mims III Sunlight plays huge roles in life as we know it. The red and blue wavelengths of sunlight trigger the photosynthesis that is essential for the growth of plants. The tilt of Earth’s axis causes the seasons: It’s summer in the hemisphere tilted toward […]

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Maker Monday #136

3D Printing on Fabric Want a 3D printed design on your next dress? Or maybe add some interesting accents to your shirt or jacket lapel? You can 3D print directly onto fabric with your home printer using standard PLA, ABS, or other regular filament. 3D printing on fabric retains the flexible properties of the fabrics, doesn’t […]

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