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Join the open source "do-it-yourself" movement with the innovative, useful, and fun projects described in this section.

A robot arm illustration

Five reasons hobbyists should take a look at RISC OS.
DIY maker tools and electronics

Raspberry Pis, Arduino boards, and open source-powered projects are common at the annual Rochester Mini Maker Faire.
The Aalto University Fablab, in Espoo, Finland

Finland's first fab lab offers a free space and resources for community members to explore, create, and share knowledge with others.
Blocks for building

Learn about the expected and unexpected problems with a DIY lighting project in this Lightning Talk from All Things Open.
A sign that says hardware.

Unlock your door with your fingerprint, get an alert when mail arrives, and more with these fun projects.
open source button on keyboard

Artists shouldn't need to spend years studying electronics in order to use them in their work.
Computer, person, lightbulb, chat box, and ribbon in green and gray rectangles

Makerspaces aren't just a place to learn and build. More importantly, they remind us what community fellowship is all about.
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week

Take your backyard garden to the next level with these DIY projects.