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


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

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Woodworker David Picciuto fashions an ulu knife from some stainless stock and a few pieces of wood. Read more »


Turns heads at your next sci-fi cosplay event with these Star Wars BB-8 high heels. Read more »