Making

How-Tos

Adam's Favorite Tools: Pin Gauges!

Adam looks upon the landscape of pin gauges to dive back into an examination of metrology (the science of measurement!) and demonstrates how he uses this set of steel calibration equipment in his machining projects.

LEGO Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck Lighting Kit Build!

We assemble the recently released LEGO Tallneck from Horizon Forbidden West, and install a lighting kit that makes this one of the coolest LEGO diorama models we've put together!

Adam's One Day Builds: Annular Cutter Storage!

Adam walks us through the different kinds of machine tools for boring large holes into materials, from the humble hole saw to the versatile forstner bit.

Making a Custom Figure Display Case with LED Spotlights!

As our collections of figures, 3D prints, and LEGO builds continue to grow, our display solutions need to keep up! Norm assembles the Moducase Sixth100 display case designed for sixth-scale figures, and then puts together his own take on a custom display case using MakerBeam XL aluminum rails, cut acrylic, and dimmable LED spotlights.

How To Be an Action Figure—Hasbro Selfie Series Hands-On!

We go hands-on with an exclusive first test of Hasbro's upcoming Selfie Series that allows you to put your own face on a 6-inch action figure!