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


Two days before the pre-order period ends, we take another look at the promising Glowforge laser cutter. Read more »

Firing 4.3g tungsten-core aluminum @950V (1.3kJ) at a cantaloupe.

Make: talks to the man behind the homemade, portable railgun that the net has gone nuts over. Read more »


Watch what happens when wargamers build a stunning Star Wars gaming table in a day and write their own rules for playing on it. Read more »


How to make a working pair of giant monster hands and arm extenders for a costume. Read more »


Wanting to do some Halloween decorating but don't have a lot of time? Try these ten very doable projects. Read more »


Just in time for Halloween, Adam Savage unveils his latest hellish sound weapon, a massive "duck army bomb." Read more »


These jaw-dropping miniature diorama scenes are one man's lifetime obsession that is open to the public. Read more »