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John Baichtal
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An article I wrote for Cool Tools...
I wrote a short piece for Cool Tools describing some tools and gear that I haul around when I'm working on projects. It was fun thinking about the stuff I use on a daily basis, and fun writing about it! Thanks to Mark Frauenf...
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I recently unboxed a Makeblock 3D printer.
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Whimsically decorated bicycle racks outside a St. Paul church.
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This. You have to see - and hear - this to believe it.
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Lots of fun Lego stuff coming this weekend at the MAKE blog...
This weekend the MAKE Blog is saluting the new Lego Movie with some fun Lego content like an interview with awesome brickfilms creator David Pagano, an explanation of my Lego-Makeblock tankbot (above) and a whole lot more. Ch...
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I participated in a grownup pinewood derby!
I got to go to a adult pinewood derby race this past weekend! My sweet ride All American nearly took home the gold this weekend, battling about 20 other pinewood derby race cars. Ultimately it took home the silver medal. Than...
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Great showing this year, John. You were barely beat by a nose. Here are some more pics from the day. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gergistheword/sets/72157635014874279/ 
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Maker Pro is off to print...
Maker Pro is a book of essays I worked on this summer. There are a bunch of really fantastic essayists, interviewers, and interviewees who contributed and I'm very stoked how it turned out. And it is off to print now! I can'...
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I've gone and wrote a fantasy novel.
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In which I review a great Lego book by Daniele Benedettelli and No Starch Press.
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Check out this cool educational space in Minneapolis!
Leonardo's Basement is an educational organization for kids ages 6-16 (about 40% girls), with an emphasis on hands-on learning with the help of scientific, artistic, creative, and tool-based classe...
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