Ever since he was a kid, Matt Bilsky has wanted to make a kite-string winder. His first attempt, at age 8, didn't work because the motor was not strong enough and the string kept getting tangled. But a couple of decades later, he made one with a 3D printer that gets the job done.
I got a big kick out of this Make Something video. In it, Dave Picciuto spends 13 minutes talking about some of his favorite pencils while constantly apologizing for spending so much time talking about his favorite pencils. As fellow maker, Giaco Whatever, comments: "Did you say 'pencil = boring topic?' How Dare You!! HOW… READ THE REST
One of my favorite makers is Laura Kampf. In her latest video, she makes three chairs from trash she found. Very cool! READ THE REST
Erik sez: "I recently found a YouTube channel that I think you would really enjoy. I came across it after doing a Google search for 'DIY injection molding.' This channel, The CrafsMan Steady Craftin channel, does have DIY injection molding, but it is way more than that. It has the same creative, chill, relaxing, lovable… READ THE REST
We love our iPhones and iPads. And, we love those devices almost as much as we hate the Lightning cables that power them. It's not the cables themselves that we hate as much as their finickiness and unreliability. Within a few weeks of coming out of the box, your connector has likely already suffered enough… READ THE REST
If a company wants to sell a better mousetrap, they build one. Or if they're a big-dog business with loads of assets, they simply find someone who's already building a better mousetrap and they buy 'em. That's what uber-rich Apple did in 2014 when they decided to bump up their headphone game by acquiring the… READ THE REST
You can give someone a recipe, but following step-by-step instructions is so much different than creating magic with the perfect cocktail. True mastery requires a high level of training and talent to transform even basic ingredients into mixological bliss. In The 2021 Ultimate Mixology and Cocktail Trainer Bundle, renowned international expert, Paul Martin, imparts decades… READ THE REST