Maker Update: Dodecahedron Dance Party

This week on Maker Update, a Jedi-worthy lightsaber, Kickstarter’s test print, an iFixit giveaway, a musical dodecahedron, sound bending, disc shooting, MIDI motors, and stringy plotters. Keep Maker Update independent. Support it on Patreon. Get Maker Update weekly emails (w/bonus links!) ++Show Notes++ -=Project of the Week=- Prop-Maker Lightsaber by Ruiz Bros. -=News=- Autodesk and Kickstarter Develop a Free, Downloadable Universal Test Print for 3D Printers On GitHub -=Giveaway=- iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit iFixit Manta Driver Kit–112-Bit-Driver-Kit/IF145-392-1 iFixit Essential Electronics Toolkit Rules for Entry:
Get on my email Maker Update list ( and (using your same email address) email me ( with something you want to fix or make or tinker on with one of these kits. I'l use my best judgement to pick 3 worthy winners who will receive one of the three kits. -=More Projects=- Bucky Touch: Light-up Dodecahedron Instrument by jbumstead Sound Bending Synth by lonesoulsurfer Disc-o-matic by Canino -=Tools/Tips=- Magnetic knife rack alligator clip collector by Colleen Graves Finishing 3D Prints by Bob Clagett Send MIDI to motors, lights and relays DIY Linear Servo Actuator, 3D Printed by Potent Printables Gareth's Tips of the Week StringyPlotter by Thomas Winningham -=Maker Faires=-
Find a Faire near you: Jerusalem Israel
Hyderabad India
Belo Horizonte Brazil
Orlando, Florida USA
Sindelfingen Germany
Salzburg Austria -=Featured Makers=- ++John Park++ Talking about: Ep. 29 Scraperite Plastic Razor Blades ++Sophy Wong++ Talking about: Ep. 82 ++Mark Frauenfelder++ Talking about: Ep. 74 Becky Stern Tinkercad Circuits Interview ++Dominic Morrow++ Talking about: Ep. 10 Billy Bass Instructable ++Amped Atelier++ Talking about:
Ep. 94 Penolopy Bulnick Interview ++Mikeasaurus (Mike Warren)++ Talking about: Ep. 56 CANARY Corrugated Cardboard Cutter ++Noe and Pedro Ruiz++ Talking about: Making for others! ————–
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