John H, a prop sculptor, sells handmade, $83 Alice in Wonderland doorknobs, which can either replace your existing knobs or fit around them. Available with painted details or brass finish. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
Within science fiction, Jo Walton (previously) is legendary for hosting small, intimate gatherings of outstanding conversation and comradeship. READRead More
Pilot Amol Yadav upped and said, one day, that he would construct an airplane on the roof of his apartment building in Mumbai. But how will you get it down, friends asked… “I really don’t know,” he told them. Mr Yadav, who flies twin-engine turboprop planes for a living, is nothing if not obstinate. TheRead More
My daughter and I have a nice little home makerspace going, but we have been storing all of our components (resistors, capacitors, solder, arduinos, raspberry pis, etc) in plastic boxes stacked into a larger box, which makes it hard to find what we need. It was time to get a cabinet, and this one isRead More
On the Cool Tools Show podcast, Kevin Kelly and I interviewed my sister, Wendy, about some of her favorite tools.
Our guest this week is Wendy Frauenfelder. Wendy likes to cook, fix things, pretend to be a bartender, and do therapy dog work. She also is fascinated with wild yeast and slowRead More
The Elegoo UNO R3 Board is on sale on Amazon today for $9.34. I’ve used this board in a couple of projects, like my peanut butter mixer, and it has worked flawlessly. And if you need a kit of parts to go along with it, here’s one for $18. This week on Maker Update: aRead More
On Thingiverse, Gentlegiant’s beautiful, faithful model of the Haunted Mansion front-gate sign to 3D print at any size or remix into your other designs.
Animator Chad Essley writes, “The new MC Frontalot (previously) nerdcore video is out for the 4th of July! Celebrate our nation’s hostility toward the British crown by listening toRead More
Our guest this week on the Cool Tools Show is Donald Bell. Donald runs a great website called Maker Project Lab, and he also hosts a weekly YouTube show called Maker Update, which collects interesting projects, news, tips, tools, and other stuff for the Maker community. He was a Projects Editor at Make magazine, andRead More