Raspberry Pi: Up and Running


For those of you who haven’t yet played around with Raspberry Pi, this one’s for you. In this how-to video, I walk you through how to get a Raspberry Pi up and running. It’s the first in a series of Raspberry Pi videos that I’m making to accompany Getting Started... Read more »

An Introduction to the Arduino


This video is a vey basic introduction to the Arduino. So if you have a friend or relative who has been asking "what’s an Arduino?" You can point them here. They'll get an overview of what it is and what's possible with it. Read more »

How-To: Get Started with the BeagleBone


If you're excited about getting into embedded Linux platforms for electronics projects, Matt shows you how to get started on the BeagleBone. By the end of this how-to video, you'll be able to blink and LED, but hopefully you'll be inspired to to take something on that's a little more... Read more »

How-To: Holography

I always assumed that the process of making a hologram was so complex that it was limited to only those with access to expensive lasers and other fancy optical equipment. But when I heard that the Maker Shed started carrying Litiholo’s Hologram Kit, I was surprised that such a thing... Read more »

How-To: PVC and Cable Dyeing

I’m not surprised about the popularity of Sean Michael Ragan’s PVC dyeing technique write-up on Make: Projects. So many projects we feature use this boring white pipe because of its low price, widespread availability, and versatility. Since PVC doesn’t take paint very well, this PVC dyeing technique is perfect for... Read more »