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

trainYard_1

Need to organize your trains for Ticket to Ride? Why not build some train yards? Read more »

hairStick_5

Hey, longhair! Make a wooden hair stick and put that hair up if you're working in the shop. Read more »

toolRestore_7

It's fun to find vintage tools at flea markets and garage sales, restore them, and add them to your collection. Read more »

2eevbjm

If you find yourself using a speed square a lot, consider making this simple holster from a piece of square PVC. Read more »

lighterBrand_2

It's easier than you think to create your own custom branding irons. Read more »

nutStool_1

A bucket of nuts and a blinding amount of welding later and you have this metal-as-hell shop stool. Read more »

Cleaning-Glue-Bottle-Tip

More shop tips and tricks that you'll likely want to give a try. Read more »