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

robotic arm, DIY images

Five reasons hobbyists should take a look at RISC OS.
4 notable open source projects at local maker faire

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.
10 things I learned about making LEGO bricks glow

Learn about the expected and unexpected problems with a DIY lighting project in this Lightning Talk from All Things Open.
6 open hardware projects for upgrading your home

Unlock your door with your fingerprint, get an alert when mail arrives, and more with these fun projects.
A hands-on look at SparkFun's new Spectacle kit

Artists shouldn't need to spend years studying electronics in order to use them in their work.
How Linux and makerspaces can strengthen our social fabric

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.