Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

Latest from Gareth Branwyn


We take a look at how easy it is to build your own micro forge. Read more »


Well-known engineer, Star Simpson, honors the iconic Mims with a series of artfully-produced circuits. Read more »


A popular YouTube woodworker shares tips for gluing basics. Read more »


The ever-industrious Adam Savage uses foamcore and a hobby knife to bring his childhood back to life. Read more »


We asked some of our favorite contributors to share tips on everything from shop tools to being a maker pro. Read more »


We tour the shops of some of our favorite makers and share their top shop tip takeaways. Read more »


A clever design for a pint-sized, wireless Arduino clone that also turns a battery holder into a project box. Read more »