Fun & Games Technology

Hardware hacking goddess Jeri Ellsworth has been busy building her own pinball machine from scratch, and with subassemblies she’s cannibalized from other machines. On day three of the build, she runs through what she’s done so far. Can’t wait to see the finished machine.

Home Brew Pinball Machine – Day 3

6 thoughts on “Jeri’s homemade pinball machine

  1. I am glad someone is making a diy pinball machine. I have often wanted to do just that but have not. I still need to finish the skeeball machine I started last summer. Also, Jeri is hot.

    1. I don’t want to sound sexist, I just don’t see a lot of female industrial designers. I think that building a scratch pinball by anyone is tough, but a woman taking it on is quite inspiring.

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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 man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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