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.

Latest from Gareth Branwyn


Popular Mechanics details 100 must-learn skills. Here are ten that Makers should definitely know. Read more »


A Pennsylvania priest spends nearly a year and uses half a million bricks to create a Lego Vatican to celebrate the Pope's US visit. Read more »

A member of Turners Without Borders brings his human-powered lathe to the Caribbean. Read more »


With 3D printing, tabletop gaming can now incorporate impressive home-produced props and game components. Read more »


Wood artist David Groth uses a simple Alaskan mill to cut a redwood tree into perfect, gorgeous 4" slabs to be used in building a bench. Read more »


This couple started a non-profit for making unforgettable Halloween costumes for kids who use wheelchairs. Read more »

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Use two hex bolts to create a super simple drill bit sharpening guide. Read more »