If you’re too short to comfortably reach the high hand rails on public transit, you may consider making your own subway strap to take a load off your reaching arms. The tutorial uses a closet hook and some seat belt strapping to create a comfy handle.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • thezenofmaking

    I really could have used one of these this morning!