Where makers tell their tales and offer praise, brickbats, and swell ideas.


Skylar is 11 years old [pictured at right], and he loves to make things. He went to Home Depot and Lowe’s three times this weekend. He is pretty tight with the plumbing dudes. They got a kick out of his weekend project. Not your typical DIY.

After many viewings of his fav podcast at, Skylar made the T-shirt cannon this weekend. First launch was 7:40 p.m. He has already lost a T-shirt in the neighbor’s bushes.

It works! Genius?

—Skylar’s mom, Katie Wisdom Weinstein

I happened across my first issue of MAKE magazine with Volume 05. At the time I ...

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