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Maker Cast is a monthly live show featuring a bunch of YouTube makers. Join us as we talk about making stuff, new trends, and our latest projects.

The show will be hosted on a different Maker’s channel each month, follow @TheMakerCast on twitter or join TinyLetter Makercast for announcements.

David Watts keeps a updated playlist with all episodes

Table of makercast episodes

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1 2019-02-03 H X X X X
2 2019-03-03 X X H X X
3 2019-04-03 X H X X X
4 2019-05-05 X X H X X
5 2019-06-09 X X X X X H
6 2019-07-07 X X X X H
7 2019-08-04 H X X X
8 2019-09-01 X H X X X
9 2019-10-06 X X H X X X
10 2019-11-03 X X H X X X
11 2019-12-01 X X X X H
12 2020-01-05 H X X X X
13 2020-02-02 X H X X X
14 2020-03-08 X H X X X
15 2020-04-05 X X H X X X
16 2020-05-03 X X H X X X
17 2020-06-14 X X X X H X
18 2020-07-05 X X H X X X
19 2020-08-02 H X X X X X
20 2020-09-06 X X X X X H X
21 2020-10-04 H X X X X X
22 2020-11-01 X X H X X X
23 2020-12-06 X X H X X X
24 2021-01-03 H X X X X X
25 2021-02-07 X X X H X X
26 2021-03-07 X X X X H X
27 2021-04-11 H X X X X X
28 2021-05-02 X X H X X X
29 2021-06-06 H
30 2021-07-04
31 2021-08-04
32 2021-09-05
33 2021-10-03
34 2021-11-07
35 2021-12-05
Host 4 4 2 3 1 2 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1
Member 18 14 11 13 9 8 5 9 3 2 1 6 3 2 9 7 5 3 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1

Show notes

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Episode 7

Episode 8

Episode 9

Episode 10

Episode 11

Episode 12

Episode 13

Episode 14

Episode 15

Episode 16

Episode 17

Episode 18

Episode 19

Episode 20

Episode 21

Stephen Ludgate (ChunkySteveo)

Christmas lights

Thingiverse - Customizable everything box (waterproof)

Github - WLED

Aliexpress - WS2811 DC 5V/12V 12mm WS2811 LED Module , Black/Green/White/RWB Wire, IP68 waterproof Pixels string Christmas light

Clem (Mayermakes)

Electroplating, copper, gold, iron

Alex (@tinyledmatrix)

Berlinclock Wikipedia - Berlin Clock

Tiny nixie with leds on one pcb - idea from Tindie - PIXIE - Chainable, Dual 5*7 Micro-LED Displays!

Holder for Tindie - Picoplanet (made by Bleeptrack) Available at Github - Bleeptrack/picoplanet

Ledmatrix pcb 22×9

Timon

Upgraded 3d printer to mk3

Designing a USB 2.0 hub - with headers for stacking, or a shield with functions

USB A and/or USB C ports.

By default USB standard power limits, or jumper to disabled spec and use more power. Autoswitch to external power.

More info in Youtube - Livestream: USB Hub Layout Part 1

Twinkle Twinkie

Designing pcb art / badges

Hackaday

Simple add-ons

Dave Darko

Decorate and organizing workshop, spiderman mask

Episode 22

Clem (Mayermakes)

Got the Holy book, Art of Electronics. Minimultimeter built on esp32-s2, usb-c, wifi, oled. Problem with a part on kicad.

Showed a animatronic skeletonhead, arduino nano, beagleboard ai pre-release, used facerecognition to look at people and tell Terminator quotes.

Bitluni

No butterfacts now!

Went to a rabbit hole with color blindness. Looked into image sensors without color filters. Showed prototype setup to examine light spectrum with diffraction filter.

deshipu

Starts with some old projects.

Spiderrobot arduino-based. Legs included on the pcb (breakaway), and change to Adafruit Feather and 12 servos. Next version use 8 servos.

Gameconsole using CPython.

Tiny keyboard with rgb led under every key, 10 by 4 keys. (TwinkleTwinkle and Matou showed weird keyboards) Lowprofile key. Created lowest version with keyswitches sunken in the pcb. Dog-fooded the ergonomic keyboard since last week.

Made microkeyboard, 6 by 2 keys.

Keyboard kits/pcbs on tindie?

samd21 ? board feather compatible board, with only 5 components on the pcb, all pins connected, usb plug made with the pcb.

Find all designs on hackaday.io/deshipu

Odd_Jay

Wearable robots. Smart mechanical solutions for spider legs. Makes open source to give back to the community. Powered by Adafruit Trinket. About a month for this design.

Talked about designing companion robots.

Do things for fun. Trial by error

Matou

Showed 3d printed hydrophonic wateringpot, got inspired by bleeptrack and used a picoplanet.

German 3d printing challenge, got a Ender 3 to experiment with, generate 3d printed art sculpture, more at https://www.hnu.de/en/transfer/news/detail/2020/10/22/final-of-the-1st-south-german-3d-printing-challenge-team-bitart-from-ulm-takes-first-place

Twinkle Twinkie

Showed projects from Blitz City DIY, Stephen Hawes, Brian Lough.

Miniquiz:

  • Complete one project or start a dozen?

Episode 23

This Sunday at 4PM ET I'll be live hosting Maker Cast on my channel with guests @witnessmenow @davedarko @ecken @sophywong && @timonsku

Adafruit promoted todays Maker Cast thanks to @ecken shameless promotion

Noé Ruiz (@ecken)

Woking with Adafruit since 2012

Doing lots with wood. Shelf for Liz (xylophone cabinett), Parametric Designs for crate. Fireplace made of wood with leds for effects. Use Arrange feature in Fusion 360 to make simple plans. Outdoor LED sign. Many future designs in wood.

sophy wong (@sophywong)

Doing 3d printing, trying out organic shapes. Quick demo in Adobe Illustrator on iPad to create vector shapes with Apple pencil. 3d printing cupcake ornament. Candycanes failure Creating designs with filament change between layers

Dave Darko (@davedarko)

Made hairy furby, improved design and now have an army of small furbies. https://www.prusaprinters.org/prints/44309-furrbie Jefferies tube Infinity mirror. https://www.prusaprinters.org/prints/42639-jefferies-tube-for-infinity-mirror Hand solder https://www.tindie.com/products/connornishijima/pixie-chainable-dual-57-micro-led-displays/ ? More explanation about how to create the furby

Brian Lough (@witnessmenow)

Focus for camera via manual remote control. https://github.com/witnessmenow/C920-Arduino-Control Released D1 mini screen shield https://www.tindie.com/products/brianlough/d1-mini-tft-shield/ PCB Christmas tree http://blough.ie/pcb3/

Ported tetris to run on a matrix board

Nunchuck Breakout https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/OwGxGJVk https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/RcIxSx2D

Timon (@timonsku)

CNC milled bottle opener Minimal Raspberry Pi CM 4 Carrier https://hackaday.io/project/175832-minimal-raspberry-pi-cm-4-carrier Showed a preview for a bigger Pi CM4 Carrier board

Blitz City DIY (@blitzcitydiy)

Magtag advent calendar

Use easybake oven for reflow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iopyx1IxjE

General chat

About 2020/2021

Bitluni asks: Best butter?
Liz answer: peanutbutter

Episode 24

James Sharman

Building 8bit cpu on breadboards and pcbs. Demotime a snake game, and audio system. Developes code via eprom.

Emily

Optical sound decoder for 16mm filmstrip. Tricky to get the audio.

Becky Stern

Made a 2020 candle with a hidden dumpster fire, using a 3d printed mold and paraffin wax. Part of a colab.

Zack Freedman

Built a glove to feel magnetic fields.

Bleeptrack

Designed procedurally generated snowflakes pcbs using inkskape and https://github.com/badgeek/svg2shenzhen to convert.

Designing procedurally generated snail-shell in blender

Talk about implanted rfid chip

bitluni

Got 3d printer with pause function to change filament. Tried new stuff with SLA, 3d printed lenses, transparent heart, fresnel sheet

General chat

New year resolutions

Episode 25

Helen Leigh

Made workbench, leather glove to control a heard of robot unicorns. Resistor & harmonic wave tattoo. Recommends Kicad for pcb design. Showed a solder sucker. Have a new book coming about experimental music controllers.

Ian Charnas

Electroplating plastic, showed a nickel coated pickle. Goal is to electroplate a 3d printed Thor-hammer. Musical tesla-coil. Demo videos

UnexpectedMaker (Seon)

Showing a manual PnP part dispenser.

Becky Stern

Computer driven embroidery using processing, a Brother PE-770. Showed a birthday gift for Estefannie Tape measure antenna https://www.instagram.com/p/CKgyGx5r7FP

MAYER MAKES

(Having connection problems) Showing a tiny multimeter with wifi for breadboard use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Kbc5S5ff98. A Egg shaped IOT board breadbord-friendly. A CNC controller with many features.

Zack Freedman

Zack is moving to Colorado and no current projects.

Next month, Matthias Matousek, @MatouMakes

Episode 26

Brian Lough

Got tagged on twitter by @smartereveryday (Destin), about matrix display, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngrVccEU4e4 Support for emojis, scrolling text, countdowns, and progress bars

Automation for Tindie and local post office to easier send packages https://github.com/witnessmenow/an-post-pupeteer

Mayer Makes

Internet works, Clem shows stuff next

Shows pcb design for CNC controller with PI 2040 module, missing documentation for PI CM, dots go on the bottom.

Plans to open shop for more unusual stuff. Showed examples.

Usagi Electric (David)

Vacumtubes! Dislikes high voltages, runs tubes on +-12V. Builds a 1-bit microcontroller, prototype design. 555 timer with tubes.

deshipu

Talked about python and programming. Made a small shield in Adafruit Feather format, https://pewpew.readthedocs.io/ https://www.makerfabs.com/pewpew-standalone.html

Timon

Matthias Matousek

Build a chess robot with a 3d printer https://github.com/matou/3d-printer-chess

Game

https://sketchful.io/ with maker words

Episode 27

Episode delayed one week, but back with 2 new makers, Atomic14 and Simple Electronics.

Timon:

piunora opensource carrier board för Raspberry Pi 4, started company Diodes-Delight to sell electronics, logo design by Bleeptrack.

Liz:

16 key Midi keyboard, 3d printed eggs, sailormoon star locket, vhs case for raspberry, midi controlled recorder bot

Simple Electronics:

Shows Snow speeder

Atomic14(chris):

Made walkie-talkies with tinypicos

Deshipu:

Robots, needs googly-eyes, made lots of them.

Seon:

Mostly software stuff, tinys2

Episode 28

Timon host with guests are Debra (GeekMomProjects), bleeptrack, Emily, davedarko and Matou (MatouMakes).

(lost edit) Davedarko and Matou showed stuff

Emily showed Eye game, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7eNHkZovpQ A Simon Says game? Showed the garage

Bleeptrack

Oh my git, a game about git https://ohmygit.org/

https://fuck.bleeptrack.de/stickers/

New picoplanets https://www.tindie.com/products/bleeptrack/picoplanet/

GeekMomProjects (Debra)

Wearable board, https://www.evilgeniuslabs.org/fibonacci64 but smaller Using usbc connectors for mechanical fastener, and magnetic purse fasteners for power.

Infinitymirror cube formed, collar with a infinitymirror look, octahedron shape

Timon

See episode 27, still working on the board. Got first prototype board.

Episode 29

Billie Ruben (new) Creates posters, 3d printing stuff and adult things. More info about Bille on Simple Electronics podcast episode 8 Talks about silicone casting with 3d printed molds.

chat question: How to stop snagging while 3d print on textiles hackaday - remoticon video how to 3d print onto fabric with billie ruben

Usagi Electric 555-timer with tubes v2, 12 tubes. Op-amp built with tubes on a upscaled version of a dip chip. Lots of talk about tubes.

chat question: How to solder aluminium

Intermit.Tech (Quindor) (new) Led driving modules, QuinLED

Brian Lough Using Youtube live chat api, chat controlled traffic light, traffic light for kids, ESP32 Trinity (for controlling matrix-led-boards)

bitluni vga madness - 6 vga ports from 1 esp32. RPoE Rpi 2040 with POE and usb-c

Quizmaster Angus Flash (davedarko) Questions about what was said during the makercast

Participants

bitluni

https://youtube.com/bitlunislab
http://bitluni.net
https://twitter.com/bitluni
https://patreon.com/bitluni

Brian Lough

https://youtube.com/brianlough
http://blough.ie
https://twitter.com/witnessmenow
https://instagram.com/brian_lough

Dave Darko

https://youtube.com/davedarko
https://twitter.com/davedarko
https://www.instagram.com/davedarkocom/

Seon (Unexpected Maker)

https://youtube.com/unexpectedmaker
https://unexpectedmaker.com
https://twitter.com/unexpectedmaker
https://patreon.com/unexpectedmaker

Stephen Ludgate

https://www.youtube.com/c/StephenLudgate
https://chunkymedia.co.uk
https://twitter.com/ChunkySteveo
https://instagram.com/ChunkySteveo

Liz Clark ( Blitz City DIY )

https://www.youtube.com/blitzcitydiy
https://twitter.com/blitzcitydiy
https://instagram.com/blitzcitydiy
http://www.blitzcitydiy.com

David Watts

https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidWatts/
https://twitter.com/mrdavidjwatts
https://www.instagram.com/davidjwatts/
https://www.tindie.com/stores/mrdavidjwatts/

Jon Oxer

https://youtube.com/SuperHouseTV
https://www.superhouse.tv
https://www.freetronics.com.au/
https://twitter.com/jonoxer
https://twitter.com/superhousetv
https://www.facebook.com/jonoxer
https://www.facebook.com/superhousetv
https://www.patreon.com/superhouse
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Oxer

Aaron Christophel

https://www.youtube.com/user/12002230

Jeri Ellsworth

https://www.youtube.com/c/jeriellsworth/
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tiltfive/holographic-tabletop-gaming
https://twitter.com/jeriellsworth

Arturo182

https://twitter.com/arturo182
https://www.youtube.com/arturo182

Emily Velasco

https://www.youtube.com/emilyselectricoddities
https://www.instagram.com/mle_makes/
https://twitter.com/MLE_Online

James Sharman

https://www.youtube.com/user/weirdboyjim
https://twitter.com/WeirdBoyJim

Timon

https://www.youtube.com/ProfSparkles
https://twitter.com/timonsku
https://hackaday.io/professor

Mayer Makes (Clem)

https://mayermakes.com/
https://Element14.com/presents
https://instagram.com/mayermakes/
https://twitter.com/mayermakes/

bleeptrack (Sabine)

http://www.bleeptrack.de/
https://www.youtube.com/user/BleeptrackPodcast
https://www.instagram.com/bleeptrack/
https://chaos.social/@bleeptrack
https://twitter.com/Bleeptrack
https://github.com/bleeptrack

Becky Stern

https://www.youtube.com/bekathwia
https://beckystern.com/
https://twitter.com/bekathwia
https://www.instagram.com/bekathwia/

Stephen Hawes

https://www.youtube.com/stephentherobot
http://stephenhawes.com/
https://twitter.com/stephentherobot
https://www.instagram.com/stephenther...

Adam Welch

https://youtube.com/AdamWelchUK
https://twitter.com/AdmW_

Applied Procrastination

https://www.youtube.com/c/AppliedProcrastination
https://twitter.com/AppliedProc
https://twitter.com/SimenZhor
https://www.facebook.com/AppliedProc
https://github.com/appliedprocrastination

Mr. Twinkle Twinkie

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf8oXAT1uUzen6A57bwsudg
https://www.twitch.tv/mrtwinkletwinkie
https://www.tindie.com/stores/twinkletwinkie/
https://twitter.com/mrtwinkletwink

Alex (tinyledmatrix)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqgAUNEj6AJagz1gycIDdTA
https://twitter.com/tinyledmatrix
https://instagram.com/tinyledmatrix
https://hackaday.io/tinyledmatrix/

deshipu (Radomir Dopieralski)

https://twitter.com/deshipu
http://sheep.art.pl/
https://github.com/deshipu
https://hackaday.io/deshipu
https://www.tindie.com/stores/deshipu/

Matou (Matthias Matousek)

https://youtube.com/MatouMakes
https://twitter.com/MatouMakes

Odd_Jay (Jorvon Moss)

https://twitter.com/Odd_Jayy
https://www.hackster.io/Odd_Jayy
https://www.instagram.com/odd_jayy/

Noé Ruiz (@ecken)

https://twitter.com/ecken
https://noeruiz.me/
https://www.instagram.com/ecken/

sophy wong (@sophywong)

https://twitter.com/sophywong/
https://www.youtube.com/sophywongmakes
http://houseoflulu.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/sophywongmakes/
https://sophywong.com/

Zack Freedman (@ZackFreedman) aka Voidstar Lab

https://www.youtube.com/user/ZackFreedman
https://twitter.com/zackfreedman
https://www.patreon.com/zackfreedman
https://www.instagram.com/zackfreedman/
https://github.com/zackfreedman

Helen Leigh

https://www.youtube.com/user/helenlsteer
https://twitter.com/helenleigh
https://www.instagram.com/helenleigh_makes
https://github.com/helenleigh
https://hackaday.io/helenleigh
https://www.amazon.com/Helen-Leigh/e/B07JGHGDN9

Ian Charnas

https://www.youtube.com/user/iancharnas
https://twitter.com/iancharnas
https://www.patreon.com/iancharnas
https://instagram.com/iancharnas

Usagi Electric (David)

https://www.youtube.com/user/Nakazoto​
https://twitter.com/UsagiElectric​
https://discord.gg/p7UsfHD​​

Atomic14 (Chris Greening)

https://www.youtube.com/atomic14​
https://twitter.com/MrBananas

Simple Electronics

https://www.youtube.com/simpleelectronics
https://www.patreon.com/simpleelectronics

Stargirl

https://twitter.com/theavalkyrie​
https://blog.thea.codes​
https://winterbloom.com

GeekMomProjects (Debra)

https://twitter.com/GeekMomProjects​
https://www.instagram.com/GeekMomProjects/
https://www.geekmomprojects.com/​
https://www.brightwearables.com/shop/
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