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


Basic and indispensable pattern-making, marking, and measuring tips from a master maker. Read more »


"Upcyclist" Tim Sway experiments with building a bass guitar from a cast-off door. Read more »


Get your wheels into tip-top shape for the coming riding season with these bike repair projects. Read more »


Modify a multitool so that it complies with TSA guidelines and can (theoretically) be carried on a plane. Read more »


Crappy robot maker, techno-humorist, and all-around awesome human Simone Giertz builds a popcorn helmet with Adam Savage. Read more »


Check out these awesome drawbot projects for creating your own robo-Picassos. Read more »


Are these tips and hacks actually useful? Maybe. But they are weirdly inspiring either way. Read more »