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I can’t believe we haven’t posted about these in the past (unless I missed them) — it’s a series of instructional MIT videos on “Machining Skills for Prototype Development.” Quite a nice little introduction to basic machine shop skills. [Thanks to Riley Porter, who posted this on the HacDC e-list]

MIT TechTV — Machine Shop 1

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.