maker faire tokyo

This year's Maker Faire Tokyo, taking place on August 1 and 2, will held at the expansive Tokyo Big Sight. If you can, don't miss out! Read more »


In this weekend project, we'll make a tough traveler's notebook using the Coptic binding method, which allows the book to lay flat when opened to any page. Read more »


Build the Congolese workhorse that can haul hundreds of pounds of cargo. Read more »


Using a combination of Lego bricks and other electronics, Danny built a robot that is controlled wirelessly by a wearable Lego "exosuit." Read more »

Wall Building  - 28

This post will show you how to build a stone wall using a traditional method which doesn’t require any mortar or cement. I learned this ancient technique on a recent trip to the Scottish highlands, where I spent several weeks rebuilding walls and maintaining the land. Stone walls dot Scotland’s countryside and can... Read more »

checkered cutting board wooden featured image

Network engineer Peter Brown decided to make a cutting board that resembles a swirly chess board out of two sheets of maple and walnut. Read more »

wooden game boy advance

This wooden Game Boy Advance created by Ryan Bates of RetroBuiltGames is the solution to hipster gaming on the go. Its 9″ screen is 300% bigger than the original Game Boy Advance. Bates has named his creation the “GBA XXL.” Bates says that the CAD file was an expansion of a... Read more »