This week on Maker Update: a Pi-powered Rubik's cube-solving robot, hacking your own tabletop pinball machine, a look at Fiber Fix tape, and a new issue of Make magazine. This week's Cool Tool is Fiber Fix repair tape.
For the past 8 years, well-known YouTube makers, Bob Clagett, Jimmy DiResta, and Dave Picciuto have been doing an excellent podcast, called Making It. Over the course of their run, they have talked about doing a collaborative build, but it's never happened. Until now. The three wanted to do something to celebrate 8 years of… READ THE REST
You can always play a sample, sure, but the real thing was physical. You felt it in your meat. And now the joy of having a clicking hard drive may once again be experienced thanks to Matthias Werner's HDD Clicker. [via] it simulates head movement sounds. It took me only a 3-4 hours to make… READ THE REST
Well-known YouTube makers (and besties) Simone Giertz and Laura Kampf have created a new product. If you've ever seen recipe dice, their set of Build Dice work similarly. One six-sided die suggests objects (houseware, vehicle, gift, etc.), one materials (fabric, wood, cardboard, etc.), and one, properties (low budget, extra big/extra small, etc.). The idea is… READ THE REST
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