1. Maker Channel Ep. 10 - Sunlight poem, Pedal-powered blender, Handmade theremin, Time-lapse camera


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    Make: television presents: Sunlight Poem – Ji Yeon Song’s one-day poem projector made of cardboard and sunlight. Pedal-Powered Blender – David Butcher outfits a bike with a generator that can run a blender. Handmade Theremin- Lorin Parker’s musical instrument is played without being touched. Time-lapse Camera – Jay Burlage hacks into a clock to create an inexpensive way of taking panning time-lapse photography. Submit a video of your own project at makerchannel.org.

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    • Maker Channel Ep. 9 - Tesla coil guitar, RFID implant, LED fan sign, Solar-powered gondola


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      Make: television presents: Tesla coil guitar – Steve Connor plays his tesla coil guitar amplifier RFID implant – Amal Graafstra opens locks and other devices with his hand-implanted RFID tag. LED fan sign – Kip Kedersha lights up the baseball bleachers with his homemade sign. Solar-powered Gondola – Reno Tondelli takes us on a spin with his Solar Powered Bicycle Gondola. Submit a video of your own project at makerchannel.org.

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      • Maker Channel Ep. 8 – Uber Tuber, Freeline Skates, Asteroids Watch, Moto Wheelchair


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        Make: television presents: Uber Tuber – Zack Gens and Ted Groessling slice and French fry potatoes with each blast of an air cannon. Freeline Skates - Ryan Farrelly’s skates are made to simply step on and ride like two mini-skateboards. Asteroids Watch - John Maushamer’s watches tell time while playing Asteroids and Pong. Motorized Wheelchair – Lance Greathouse’s custom wheelchair shoots flames. Submit a video of your own project at makerchannel.org.

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        • Maker Channel Ep. 7 – Balloon Organ, Ball-fetching Robot, Truth Wristband


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          MAKE: television Presents: Balloon Organ - Fran Holland’s bagpipe-sounding musical balloon instrument. Ball-Fetching Robot - Mark Whitney’s autonomous dog-like robot that can follow and fetch a ball. Truth Wristband - Sean Montgomery’s wristband that uses technology similar to what’s in lie detectors. Submit a video of your own project at makerchannel.org.

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          • Maker Channel 105 - Treadmill Bike, Robostool, Foundry, Death Ray


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            Make: television presents: Treadmill Bike - Brent Curry crosses a two-wheeled bike with a treadmill to allow the ‘rider’ to produce a double-whammy of a workout. RoboStool - Steve Norris’s remote-controlled robotic foot stool comes to him wherever he wishes to sit. Foundry - 14 year olds Oliver Ramin and A.J. Brackovitc make their own foundry for molding aluminum swords. [Trouble Maker] Death Ray - Richard Whitney uses sunlight and the Fresnel lens from a rear projection television set to melt a steel security lock. Get the m4v or subscribe in iTunes. Or watch on YouTube or Blip.

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            • Maker Channel 104 – Barcalounger, I/O Brush, Massage Jacket, Giant Match


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              Maker Channel 104 – I/O Brush, Barcalounger, Massage Jacket, Giant Match I/O Brush - Kimiko Ryokai’s electronic "paintbrush" transfers any object it touches, whether static or moving, onto a special board with eye-popping results. Motorized Barcalounger - Engineer Lyn Gomes’s kicks back in her motorized lounge chair. Massage Me Jacket - Hannah Perner-Wilson and Mika Satomi’s wearable massage vest acts as a video game controller [Trouble Maker] Giant Match - Billy Gordon fires up a monster match made from 15,000 wooden matches.

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              • Maker Channel 102 on MAKE: television


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                These are the viewer-submitted videos for episode 2 of MAKE: television! Veggie Flute - Junji Koyama makes beautiful music with carrots, peppers and broccoli. Swashbot - I-Wei Huang shows off his cool crab-like remote control robots. Latte Art Printer - Oleksiy Pikalo programs his printer to etch intricate designs in a latte’s froth. [Trouble Maker] Urban Camouflage - Todd Lappin disguises a personal vehicle to look like a commercial vehicle to "legally" park in loading zones.

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                • Happy Holidays! Veggie Flutes on MAKE: television


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                  As one of our Maker Channel videos on Make: television, YouTube favorite, Junji Koyama, plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli. He was excited to share his videos with us, and we really appreciate his submission. Make: premieres on Public Television stations nationwide in January; call your local station and request “Viewer Services” to learn more about your city’s broadcast times and dates. We’ll also stream full episodes on www.makezine.tv on January 3rd.

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                  • Smashbat on MAKE: television


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                    In this week’s smashing video post, Walter Kitundu and Luigi Anzivino rig a baseball bat to a camera that captures flash photos at the exact moment the bat strikes a piece of fruit. View the clip above, get the M4V and/or subscribe in iTunes. Leave us a comment, and let us know what you think.

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                    • Laser Harp on MAKE: television


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                      The online premiere of Make: television is January 3rd, visit makezine.tv to see the entire first episode! The broadcast premiere will follow shortly after depending on when your local Public Television station decides to run it. One of our Maker Channel submissions comes from Stephen Hobley, who made an amazing musical instrument that produces different tones by interrupting various laser beams. Check out more previews of Make: television at www.makezine.tv, get the M4V, or subscribe in iTunes.

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