1. Maker Workshop - Cigar Box Guitar on Make: television


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    With a piece of oak, some string and a cigar box, John Park creates a three-stringed guitar. The cigar box acts as the resonating soundboard for the instrument. John then wires the guitar to a buck-fifty…

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    • Maker Workshop - Personal Flight Recorder on Make: television


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      John Park hacks a Wii controller and turns it into a personal flight recorder that can sense and measure the stomach-churning G forces of roller coasters and other high-speed, high-risk activities.

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      • Maker Workshop - Miniature Robots on Make: television


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        John Park builds some lively and inexpensive miniature robots. Starting with a simple vibrabot made from a scrub brush, John assembles a solar junkbot and a slightly more complex beetlebot, which…

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        • Maker Workshop - Wind Power Generator on MAKE: television


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          Taking a motor from an old exercise treadmill and some PVC pipe, John Park constructs a wind-powered generator. The electrical power may not be enough to get your home off the grid, but the great…

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          • Maker Profile - Music Machines on Make: television


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            Enter the plugged-in world of Tim Kaiser, a maker who creates experimental musical instruments from scavenged objects. Tim seeks out unique sounds everywhere he goes plucking chimes out of grandfather…

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            • Maker Workshop - Shopping Cart Chair on MAKE: television


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              Kick back with John Park as he demonstrates how to upcycle a no-longer-usable shopping cart into an easy chair. This Make: magazine-based project offers an introductory look at how to cut, bend,…

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              • Burrito Blaster on MAKE: television


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                Maker Workshop Need to launch hot dogs, brats, and other stadium snacks into the upper bleachers at your local ballpark? Then build a Burrito Blaster with John Park. Based on the classic combustion-powered…

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                • Maker Workshop - VCR Cat Feeder


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                  John Park poses a kitty conundrum: Who's going to feed the cat while you're on vacation? Using a motor from an old VCR, he creates an automated feline feeder. While building this Make: magazine…

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                  • VCR Cat Feeder on MAKE: television


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                    John Park demonstrates how to use a motor from an old VCR and use it to drive a automated cat feeder. Check it out above, or get the M4V and/or subscribe in iTunes. And don’t forget to comment. HD…

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