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

DIY maker tools and electronics

If you're considering making your DIY project open, here are the four things you should consider.
Dice as a random number generator

Simulate dice rolls with this wallet-sized alternative.
Open source skills

Makemypattern.com has over 7,500 users today.
open source button on keyboard

More than 135 million American adults consider themselves makers.
Halloween - backlit bat flying

Step-by-step instructions for making spooky, lighted porch decorations for Halloween.
Spooky halloween house with bats

How to make Halloween bottle labels with Inkscape, GIMP, and items around the house.
Workbench with 3D printer

Bill Rainford's heavy-duty maker workbench features dimmable LED lamps, electrical outlets, sturdy...
Author photos with filters with Raspberry Pi

Learn about the Raspberry Pi camera options and fun photo and video projects.