Find all your DIY electronics in the MakerShed. 3D Printing, Kits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Books & more!
Brian Jepson

Brian Jepson

I'm a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I'm not tinkering, I'm probably editing a book for Maker Media.

Latest from Brian Jepson


This past Tuesday, April 3, MUGNY held their “MakerBot vs the Easter Bunny” meetup, which featured chocolate molds, a demo of some printed artifacts scanned from originals using Autodesk’s free 123D Catch, an intro to MakerBot’s newly launched Design Studio team, and overview of home pewtering and casting, and a... Read more »

Getting Started with Netduino Book Cover

Chris Walker, the author of Getting Started with Netduino, is presenting a free webcast (preregistration required) on Friday, April 13, 2012: Start building electronics projects with Netduino, the popular open source hardware platform that’s captured the imagination of makers and hobbyists worldwide. Join Chris Walker, inventor of the Netduino and... Read more »

Cover image

Greg Borenstein, the author of "Making Things See: 3D Vision with Kinect, Processing, Arduino, and MakerBot," is presenting a free webcast (preregistration required) on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Read more »

EMWA at Gowanus Canal

Emily Gertz and Patrick Di Justo, authors of Environmental Monitoring With Arduino (available from Maker Shed and O’Reilly), wrote it to let me know that the book got used as a textbook in the recent NYC Water Hackathon. They’ve got the pictures to prove it, too! Brooklyn, NY, March 25... Read more »

Microcontroller Books Half Off

From making LEDs that blink to making robots that see and talk, O’Reilly’s Netduino, Arduino, and robotics titles will propel you into the exciting world of creative electronics. This week only, save 50% on these popular ebooks and videos. Whether you’re an electronics expert or novice, your adventure starts here.... Read more »

Providence Maker Monday April 2012

AS220 Labs and KippKits are hosting Providence’s first Maker Monday Meet-Up on April 2 from 7pm-10pm: “Get Made Monthly!” Drinks and demos meet-up for Rhode Island Makers who design and build for fun or profit. Monday, April 2nd 7pm-10pm Lucie Way, Providence RI Free! Featured demo from local open hardware... Read more »

QR Quilt

Jon Danforth, organizer of the Mini Maker Faire North Carolina, wrote in to let us know about a cool project, a QR Code Quilt, from one of Mini Maker Faire North Carolina’s sponsors, Spoonflower: A QR code, or Quick Response code is a somewhat new technology that, when scanned by... Read more »