A ball-in-cage switch is a mechanical alarm switch that works on an ingenious principle. It has a single relatively unstable “open” position, in which a metal ball rests in a...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday February 18th, 2013 11:49 AM
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Last September, I wrote about the Thingiverse “Cube Gears” phenomenon, briefly tracing the origin of user emmett’s Screwless Cube Gears through its evolution from Haruki Nakamura’s papercraft geared heart sculpture...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday June 14th, 2012 9:00 AM
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Inspired by "How It's Made," here's a second step in my old DIY cord-curling process that makes the coil even tighter and is, just as importantly, a heckuva lot of...
Sean Michael Ragan | Tuesday May 29th, 2012 6:00 AM
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Complete instructions for this episode of Weekend Projects can be found at http://makeprojects.com/Project/Optical-Tremolo-Box/2276/1 Inspired by Charles Platt's "Stomp Box Basics" article (MAKE Volume 15, page 82), follow along as we...
makemagazineuser | Friday May 4th, 2012 7:29 PM
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