My bench has seen half a dozen 3D printers in the last year, and Robo’s R2 is the first one that produced a great first print out of the box.
Remember Honey I Shrunk The Kids? Of course you do. How about crackpot inventor Wayne Szalinski's awesome radio-controlled lawnmower? Well, Chuck Copeland of Royal Oak, Michigan's built a sleeker version and this one plows driveways too.
Sure, your Roomba picks up dust, but can it climb rocks and avoid obstacles? It will if you follow the example of Dean Segovis and dissect your Roomba robotic vacuum to build this killer makeshift Earth rover.
We've hacked together some pretty hairy cars in our day, but a self-proclaimed "Maker" with the nom de plume Proximacentuari has put together a positively amazing home-built version of the Ariel Atom, the track-day speedster. The MAKE mag reader's called it "Z59," and powered by a four-cylinder from an Acura RSX, it's…