October 26, 2016 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The $500 CNC Router That’s Too Good To Ignore [Maker Update #08]

This week: a fog machine for your pocket, a CNC for under $500, flipdots, fidgets, contests, Maker books and Maker Faires. 

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SHOW NOTES

Project of the Week
Battery Powered Fog Machine
http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Fog-Machine/

News
Maslow Open Source Hanging CNC Plotter
http://makezine.com/2016/10/18/can-hanging-plotter-work-cnc-mill/
http://www.maslowcnc.com/

Source Materials/Code
https://github.com/MaslowCNC

Projects
Breakfast Dot Screen
http://breakfastny.com/dot-screen

Vote With Your Feet
http://www.instructables.com/id/Vote-With-Your-Feet/

Market St. Prototyping Festival
http://marketstreetprototyping.org/

How To Flipdot with a Raspbery Pi
http://www.instructables.com/id/Howto-Flipdot-With-a-Raspi/

Tools/Tips
3D Printed Fidget Spinners
https://www.thingiverse.com/glitchpudding/collections/fidget/page:1

Spinner demo video (CardellaTK)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0OJFyHZ7V8

Books
Workshop Mastery with Jimmy DiResta
http://amzn.to/2ez1oJg

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop
http://amzn.to/2eM5Z7o

Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing Our Cities
http://amzn.to/2ez8bmb

Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds
http://amzn.to/2eMd8Wy

Contests Ending Soon
http://www.instructables.com/contest/
4 Halloween Contests (Nov 7th)

Pumpkin Carving (Nov 14th)
http://www.instructables.com/contest/pumpkincarving2016/

Survival (Nov 14th)
http://www.instructables.com/contest/survivalready/

Yarn (Nov 14th)
http://www.instructables.com/contest/madewithyarn/

Maker Faires
http://makerfaire.com/map/
October 28 + 29 + 30, 2016 León Mini Maker Faire León Spain
October 29, 2016 Wenatchee Mini Maker Faire Wenatchee, Washington USA
October 29 + 30, 2016 New Taipei Mini Maker Faire New Taipei City Taiwan

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