Once every two weeks artist and craftsman Jimmy DiResta produces a new video for MAKE that shows his process of creating, fixing, or modifying something in his workshop. Instead of using music, Jimmy lets the sound of his power tools provide the soundtrack to his videos. Also, he rarely says anything in the videos. The effect is mesmerizing. These aren't how-to videos, but you can still learn quite a bit about tools and workshop practices by watching them.
In this video, Jimmy refurbishes an old hatchet.
Iphone 6s that have been repaired by independent service centers are bricking themselves, seemingly permanently, with a cryptic message about “Error 53.”
Many people have noticed that the female lead character Rey is notably underrepresented in the tsunami of Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys.
The design idea of “counter-constraint” is to create things in such a way as to get around some constraint — for example, open source hardware works without patents or copyrights.
Plastic is so 2013. You don’t want to buy something only to throw it away or lose it and barely care. You like nice things and want to hang onto them. The Plazmatic lighter here is a high quality, high tech alternative to the typical cheap, plastic lighter you get at the old gas station. […]
Real engineers build things. Super cool engineers build things with their hands and fingers, like our engineering forefathers did. No idea where to even begin to do that? This step by step Arduino course is now 92% off and is going to get you up and running, from zero to hero, in no time. So […]
How do Google and YouTube really work? It turns out, Python kind of runs things around those parts. And with this bootcamp, you’ll get whipped into shape and ready to start programming yourself. Whether you’re a Python pro and just want to sharpen your skills, or a total tech newbie with little or no coding […]