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


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


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


Glue a gear on it! Steampunk modding is finally given a rest by one of its chief architects. Read more »


Inspired by the DiResta ice pick, "Tableft" builds a pick out of a chunk of motorcycle chain and a screwdriver. Read more »


Youtuber John Heisz fashions a gorgeous draw knife from an old diamond saw blade. Read more »


Enjoy math and a nutritious breakfast with this bagel slicing for nerds tutorial. Read more »

Photo: Astrid Baerndal

This modest blog may be the Holy Grail of model-making sites. Read more »