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Congrats to MAKE video contributor Derek “Deek” Diedricksen for the piece about him and his micro-homes in this past Sunday’s New York Times. Really nice profile and slideshow of some of Deek’s projects. I like the characterization of his Tiny Yellow House show as “This Old House meets Wayne’s World.” Excellent!

(Caution: Annoying NYT login ahead…)

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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.


  • http://Unconsumption.tumblr.com Unconsumption

    I think the author of the New York Times story did a great job of describing Deek’s many skills and interests.
    Cheers!
    –Molly

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1190241143 Dan French

    Look, this is amazing, but I think what we all want to know is: when you you start selling the mini-donuts?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ahmedabad-Onnet/100002126394530 Ahmedabad Onnet

    The visit was useful. Content was really very informative. From http://www.ahmedabadonnet.com

  • http://mouseclone.com Mouseclone

    did the house, need one of these for an ‘on the go glass studio’. I wonder if I could pull it behind a car?

  • http://www.facebook.com/tim.lewallen Tim Lewallen

    Good on you Deek! Keep up the great work!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Donnell/100000499825193 Michael Donnell

    well its at least affordable

  • http://dreamstudiophotography.com New York Wedding Photographer

    Great investments.. keep on doing good things like this for mother earth.. soon we will harvest the good thing about it right?

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