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Interesting material from the growing DIY movement involving makershops, hackerspaces and the at-home maker!
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Mini Maker Faire Brings Innovation to Westport

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Mini Maker Faire Brings Innovation to WestportThe Daily Eastonby Ken Liebeskind (email) The Westport Mini Maker Faire on Saturday had more than 60 booths featuring things people had made, from robots to drums and canoes.
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3D Printing is one of the Fastest Growing Industries

3D Printing is one of the Fastest Growing Industries | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
3D printing is growing fast, according to IBIS market research. 20% over 2012 and 14% per year over the next five. (RT @ttranpham: Catch me if you Can!
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The speed at which the 3D printing industry is growing is remarkable. It won't be too long before 2D and 3D printers are competing for desk space.

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Shapeways launches 3D design and printing classes | 3D Printer

Shapeways launches 3D design and printing classes | 3D Printer | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
3D printing service Shapeways has set up the Shapeways Skillshare School to teach people about 3D design and printing, on location hands on.
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"Smart" UAV wing created with 3D printer and printed electronics - DIY Drones

"Smart" UAV wing created with 3D printer and printed electronics - DIY Drones | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
From Forbes:
Stratasys and Optomec Inc.today announced that the companies have successfully completed a joint development project to merge 3D printing and pr…...

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MAKE Volume 30 Takes Flight

MAKE Volume 30 Takes Flight | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
MAKE Volume 30 is on newsstands now, and we’ve put together a preview video highlighting some of its impressive content.
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Robot Animusic-Makers and Education Day at Maker Faire Bay Area

Robot Animusic-Makers and Education Day at Maker Faire Bay Area | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Robotic Orchestra image courtesy of Intel Free Press
Good news for robot music makers, digital synth enthusiasts, or anybody headed to Maker Faire Bay Area next month who is eager to see Animusic’s “Pipe Dream” made real.
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3d printing cnc and laser cut designs on THI3DCOM - Silver Cuff Links

3d printing cnc and laser cut designs on THI3DCOM - Silver Cuff Links | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
silver cuff links 3d printing cnc and laser cut designs on THI3DCOM - silver cuff links (3d printing cnc and laser cut designs on THI3DCOM - silver cuff links http://t.co/PAEhw7Gd...)...
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Costume Piece Molded from 3D-Printed Parts

Costume Piece Molded from 3D-Printed Parts | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
James Bruton of Southampton, UK, (whose DIY vacuum forming machine project was featured on the blog) wrote in to share his technique for molding and casting parts for his Iron Man costume.
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Tokyo Hackerspace on Make: Live

Get a tour of the Tokyo Hackerspace in Japan and learn about the Safecast network of radiation detectors. Get a tour and meet some of their makers in this ar...
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Adam Savage To Speak at Maker Faire Bay Area!

Adam Savage To Speak at Maker Faire Bay Area! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

photo by madichan The Call for Makers for Maker Faire Bay Area has closed and acceptance letters have been sent out. This is the really… (So, so true. Adam Savage To Speak at Maker Faire Bay Area!

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Servo-Controlled 7-Segment Clock

Servo-Controlled 7-Segment Clock | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Simon Schoar built this excellent 7-segment display that uses servos to push and pull pieces of wood to form the segments.
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Classic Toy Makers Get Creative In The Digital Age

Classic Toy Makers Get Creative In The Digital Age | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
For the toy industry, times have been tough. Sales at some of the biggest companies like Mattel and Hasbro have fallen as toy makers compete for the short attention spans of today's tech-enamored children.
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U-C Mini Maker Faire!

U-C Mini Maker Faire! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Announcing: The U-C Mini Maker Faire As you all should know by now, the Urbana-Champaign Mini Maker Faire is coming up soon. Make sure to mark your calendars, the Faire is this Saturday, April 14th...
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Trumpf - Direct Metal Deposition

Technology Focus: Metals - Direct Metal Deposition. With Robert Ganter of Trumpf. Visit http://econolyst.co.uk/ for more information on Rapid Manufacturing. (http://t.co/TbIDTcyK Metal deposition 3d printer robot.
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Awesome DIY cell phone with a universal appeal

Awesome DIY cell phone with a universal appeal | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
MIT's High-Low Tech group seeks to turn the cell phone into an object that's easy to customize and personalize without breaking the bank. (Will 3D Printing a case for this DIY cell phone be as popular as for Raspberry Pi?
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Monogrammed 3D-printed Whistles

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Josef Prusa, designer of the Prusa Mendel, created a Python script to generate code for 3d-printed whistles with the initials of 150 conference attendees at INFOTRENDY.
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MAKE’s Interview with Jan Malasek from Pololu

MAKE’s Interview with Jan Malasek from Pololu | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
In my previous article Jan Malasek from Pololu had some really interesting statements on intellectual property, so in addition to wanting to know more, I thought I’d see if Jan was up for an interview with MAKE about Pololu.
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Pictures From China’s First Mini Maker Faire

Pictures From China’s First Mini Maker Faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, the first Maker Faire in China took place in Shenzhen, a special economic zone noted for its electronics production facilities and factories.
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3D Chocolate Printer creating "C" logo and crowdfunding auction on ebay

The World first commercial 3D chocolate printer is on crowdfunding auction on ebay (see www.chocedge.com for info and bidding). This video shows the creation...
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Android Controlled Interactive Mirror Prototype

Android Controlled Interactive Mirror Prototype | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
This interactive mirror by Open Gadgets uses a IOIO Microcontroller with a Bluetooth module to communicate with an Android phone. There are a few apps such as a picture viewer, a magic 8-ball, and the phone can even stream video to the mirror.
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Maker Kids Market at Maker Faire

Maker Kids Market at Maker Faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
After attending the Maker Faire for a few years, nine year old Isaac Benson decided it was time to become a maker himself. He learned how to make survival bracelets and thought he could sell them at the Faire.
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Squishy Circuits

More information: http://wp.me/p22K2I-IkA Are you curious about experimenting with electronics, but the fear of electric shock or soldering iron burns keep y...
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Bench Made from Upcycled Wood and Concrete

Bench Made from Upcycled Wood and Concrete | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Using wood end pieces from other projects, A&Ré design mated the resulting slab to simple and clean looking legs made from fiber concrete. The legs were made in collaboration with betonWare, making for a unique look while still being sturdy.
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3D printed Hand Robot InMoov

3D printed Hand Robot InMoov | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Thingiverse user hairygael is working on hand robot InMoov and most parts are 3D-printed on a 3D Touch. He did a great write up on the instructions.

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How A Geek Dad And His 3D Printer Aim To Liberate Legos - Forbes

How A Geek Dad And His 3D Printer Aim To Liberate Legos - Forbes | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
VideoCarnegie Mellon Professor Golan Levin with a pile of 3D-printed adapters between construction toy sets. This story appears in the April 23, 2012, issue of Forbes Magazine. Last year Golan Levin’s son decided to build a car.
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