DIY and maker culture

Build a smart garden with these 3 DIY Arduino projects

Build a smart garden with these 3 DIY Arduino projects
Take your backyard garden to the next level with these DIY projects.Read more

4 tips for DIY makers

4 tips for DIY makers
If you're considering making your DIY project open, here are the four things you should consider.Read more

How to make your own 'unexpected' number generator

Make your own random number generator
Simulate dice rolls with this wallet-sized alternative.Read more

Free and open sewing patterns gain popularity

Free and open sewing patterns gain popularity
Learn how the creation of Makemypattern.com grew and evolved with the increase in popularity of its free and open source sewing patterns.Read more

How maker communities align with open source

How maker communities align with open source
Open source and the maker community go together like peanut butter and jelly, from automated 3D microscopes to turning anything into a coffee table .Read more

How to make a lighted, porch bag for Halloween

How to make a lighted, porch bag for Halloween
Step-by-step instructions for making spooky, lighted porch decorations for Halloween.Read more

DIY spooky bottle labels using Inkscape and coffee grounds

DIY spooky bottle labels using Inkscape and coffee grounds
How to make Halloween bottle labels with Inkscape, GIMP, and items around the house.Read more

How to build your own maker workbench

custom-built maker workbench
Bill Rainford's heavy-duty maker workbench features dimmable LED lamps, electrical outlets, sturdy shelving, and more.Read more