MAKE Volume 22 is on newsstands now! Automate your world with remote control. From pet care to power outlets, from toys to telepresence, we'll show you how to add a joystick, push-button, twist-knob, or timer to just about anything.
Remote control projects in MAKE Volume 22 include:The Lawnbot400 R/C lawn mower--sit back and enjoy the mow! Kitty Twitty cat toy that tweets (on Twitter) when your cat attacks Automated chicken coop controlled by iPhone Motion-detecting Nikon camera remote Stealthy TV-B-Gone hoodie sweatshirt that turns off TV sets Remote control pet feeder using web chat Solar tracking platform that automatically follows the sun How to hack R/C power outlets--control your whole house from one computer Robots you can control with your mind! (Okay, this one involves a trick, but it's still cool)
In addition, you'll learn how to:Replace your broken iPhone screen Make the Double Pendulum--a simple project that creates absolute chaos Make fresh cheese from goat's milk Make a monster USB MIDI controller with 8 microphones Extract your own perfumes and essential oils Wind your own electric guitar pickups, and make a Diddley Bow (the primal electric guitar made famous by Jack White of The White Stripes)
Plus, filmmaker and YouTube sensation PES shows how he creates his amazing stop-motion animation; and 8 top hobbyists and industry leaders tell what's hot in Remote Control. What on earth are foamies, Frankensteining, and aqua modeling? Get MAKE Volume 22 and find out.