3 Maker’s Muse videos to watch when starting 3D printing

If you just bought your first 3D printer or is thinking about it, these three videos are a must see!

Maker’s Muse is a youtube channel focusing on 3D printing and you will find a lot of valuable information here.

I have been watching tons of videos on 3D printing on Youtube the last couple of months. And about two weeks ago we finally got out own printer 🙂

The following three videos are the ones I found most useful starting out. Continue reading “3 Maker’s Muse videos to watch when starting 3D printing”

Lego lock and puzzle boxes – Video Day 36/16

Lego lock and puzzle boxes

One of the projects on my never ending projects-to-do-list is a secret puzzle and mystery box. You know one of those where the lock of the box is a combination of different small puzzles.

On my search for inspiration I found the following three cool Lego videos. The first is a Lego safe with a combination lock mechanism. The two last are a simple and a more advanced Lego puzzle box.

I showed the two Lego puzzle box to the 5 year-old maker (soon to be 6 year-old maker!), and she can’t stop asking if we got the parts to make them. And if not, when we can buy the remaining parts.

Enjoy! Continue reading “Lego lock and puzzle boxes – Video Day 36/16”

How old school graphics work – Video day 35/16

Today is all about old school graphics.

September is here, which means no more vacation and lots of studying!

And of course also new Friday Videos here at Maker Tech 😉

I am currently working on projects about getting different kinds of tv outputs from the Arduino. Mainly for games but the same tricks could of course also be used for other applications 🙂

So todays videos are also about graphics. Old school graphics. Continue reading “How old school graphics work – Video day 35/16”

Makers and the Maker Movement: Maker Faire

What is a Maker Faire, and can I attend?

In this third and last blog post in this summers theme on Makers and the Maker Movement is all about Maker Faires.

The first post focused on who are the Makers, and how do you become one.

The second post focused on what the Maker Moveement is, and how it started. Continue reading “Makers and the Maker Movement: Maker Faire”

Makers and the Maker Movement: The Maker Movement

What is the Maker Movement and how did it start?

This is the second post in the summer theme about Makers and the Maker Movement here on Maker Tech. This post will focus on the Maker Movement. The first post focused on who are the Makers, and how do you become one. Continue reading “Makers and the Maker Movement: The Maker Movement”

Makers and the Maker Movement: The Makers

Who are the makers and how do you become one?

The first thing you should know is, that all of us can become makers. Actually we all already are in some ways.

When your hear about makers today, the focus tend to evolve around people who make things with power, electronics, computers, programming etc.

But makers come in all shapes and sizes and so does the things they create. Continue reading “Makers and the Maker Movement: The Makers”