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Kalima!!! Valentines Day Card

Kalima!!! Valentines Day Card

| Joshua Zimmerman

If you care about someone this Valentines Day be sure to let them know that you'd give them your heart. Literally.  We took some inspiration from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom for these paper circuits Valentines Day Cards. Add in some Maker Tape, a CR2032 Battery, and a...

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Cut and Score with a Cameo Silhouette

Cut and Score with a Cameo Silhouette

| Joshua Zimmerman

We create a lot of paper circuits projects that range from simple to rather complicated. In a classroom setting the complicated ones often prove difficult for some students due to the dexterity that the cutting requires. One such project is our Robot Buddies templates with all of their cuts and folds. However if you...

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Adapting Servos to LEGO

Adapting Servos to LEGO

| Joshua Zimmerman

Servos are an amazing tool to help bring projects to life. They're inexpensive, easy to find, can be controlled from any micro controller on the market, and are the 'go to' solution for the education and Maker communities. But how the heck do you use them with LEGO? In this mini article we're going to talk about a couple of options available to adapt standard servos, with a focus on the common 9G sized ones, to get them to work in a LEGO brick environment. 

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Straw Wars Cards

Straw Wars Cards

| Joshua Zimmerman

With the last installment of the Star Wars movies now in theaters we decided to create some fun classroom projects to go along with them. While noodling project ideas we were reminded of some fun lightsaber cards that MakerSpaces.com created back in 2015. While we like the idea we also knew we could improve and expand on the idea thank to the capabilities of our Maker Tape.

If you're interested in making any of these cards you can find them all in our Project Database as free templates with directions. You'll just need some 5mm clear LEDs, Maker Tape, batteries, and clear straws.

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Three Holiday Sci-Fi Shirts

Three Holiday Sci-Fi Shirts

| Joshua Zimmerman

We created three nerdy wearable shirts for you to enjoy this holiday season. Like all e-textile/ conductive thread projects these were all quite easy to do with basic sewing skills, they just required a large amount of time to put together. Like all our projects these are posted for free in our...

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