Amy Butler Sew Inspiring Contest

We’re excited to bring you a new contest for 2008! Chronicle Books and CRAFT Magazine are bringing you a contest for all you Amy Butler fans and sewers around the US world! For a two-month period crafters can submit pictures of their own Amy Butler inspired bag online to the... Read more »

O Rly owl scarf

I finally finished my last unfinished knitting project, this scarf with two O Rly owls on it. It’s for my friend Justin, who asked for it special. One end says “O Rly?” and other other, “Ya Rly.” I made a pattern you can download, as well, if you want to... Read more »

Wii homebrew apps now possible

A few days ago at the 24th Chaos Communication Congress a Wii hack was demonstrated that allows arbitrary software to run on the Wii console. Previously, the console was only available via the Gamecube emulation mode. This new hack will allow folks to write homebrew software that can take advantage... Read more »

O Rly Scarf

I finally finished my last unfinished knitting project, this scarf with two O Rly owls on it. It’s for my friend Justin, who asked for it special. One end says “O Rly?” and other other, “Ya Rly.” Because I hate the way carried-yarn patterns have a front and back, I... Read more »

Tube amp rebuild

I love old tube guitar amps. I wish I’d never gotten ride of mine. Here’s a rebuild and mod of 1961 Kay 503A instrument amp. Tube Amp Rebuild (and Mod) – Link Read more »

Fresh Ginger Tips

I’ve been going through freshly grated ginger like crazy, what with all the holiday baking and cooking I’ve been doing. Steamy Kitchen offers some great tips on working with fresh ginger, including this clever method of freezing grated ginger into an easily snap-able tube shape. [via] Link. Read more »