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

3 calipers

More homemade tool fun with a clever set of wooden shop calipers. Read more »


One again, maker Jimmy DiResta inspires a category of tool-making, the star key. Read more »


A round-up of impressive hobby rocket failures, and a few perfect successes. Read more »


A simple and cheap mounting putty for posters has dozens of other handy uses. Read more »


Fashion a series of maker's best friends, bench dogs, to dutifully hold your work on the bench. Read more »


Here are some of the articles on fun uses of fire that we have run over the years. Read more »


Two well-known YouTube woodworkers challenge each other to a month of making and video documentation. Read more »