Donald Bell Maker Update: Hands-Free Pumpkin

10/30/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, a candy-spewing pumpkin, making a wig from foam, a ghost in the circuit, and cow costumes for robots.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #205]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Gigantic pumpkin dispenses candy at the push of a button by Brankly
https://blog.arduino.cc/2020/10/21/gigantic-pumpkin-dispenses-candy-at-the-push-of-a-button/

-=More projects=-

Making an EVA Foam Wig for Cosplay and Halloween! by Jen Schachter
https://youtu.be/wInlwbGet5A

Project Wrap-up Discussion With Adam and Norm
https://youtu.be/EEgc5m5LWPk

Little Halloween Glowing Ghost by Jiri Praus
https://youtu.be/xe5E9Fbc9vo

NoodleFeet is Cow Udders for Halloween 2020 by Sarah Petkus
https://youtu.be/PnQaRgP7BLc

How to Make Creepy Plaster Hand Casts for Halloween! by Kayte Sabicer
https://youtu.be/12RwfqvTMZk

-=Tips & Tools=-

Tsugite, a software system for fabricating complex wooden joints
https://hackaday.com/2020/10/23/complex-wood-joints-thanks-to-new-softwares-interactive-features/

Inside My Prototype Developer Tool Bag by Zack Freedman
https://youtu.be/Okl5-KfSZ4w

LED Programming with Arduino and FastLED by Mirabelle Jones
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_tws4AXg7atkI8qUCpRBAhtGpEbTg3TA

Meshmixer | How to fix holes in 3D models by Billie Ruben
https://youtu.be/_NBm2GQqybk

Adam Savage’s Favorite Tools: Wire Twisting Pliers!
https://www.tested.com/making/916705-adam-savages-favorite-tools-wire-twisting-pliers/

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

How to Connect Batteries in Series and Parallel Configurations
https://youtu.be/fCC0OXCapvY

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