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Recycled Book Art

If you’re wondering what to do with some of your old (or just plain boring) books, there are lots of ways to recycle them into something else.  123 more words

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Cardboard Canoe

Can you build a canoe out of cardboard and tape that could really float your weight?

You can! All you need is simple materials you have at home like cardboard duct tape and …. 208 more words

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Electronic Jack-O'-Lantern

Tech-loving makers around the world are inspired by Halloween to create pumpkins that shoot lasers, flash messages with lights or shoot silly string when someone walks by … all using LED lights, sensors or arduinos. 274 more words

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Upcycled Books

Look around your house, and you may be surprised to find books that you do not read anymore, or ones that are slightly damaged. As more people start using e-readers, makers are finding creative uses for beautiful old books as objects with new purposes. 250 more words

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At The MAKESHOP Show,  we’re constantly dreaming up projects to get kid-makers motivated to invent, play and gain experience with new materials and tools. 120 more words

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The Faire Wants You!

The Faire is looking for makers … time has almost run out! The deadline for the 2012 Call for Makers for Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire is just 1 week from today on August 15th. 40 more words

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