The Best Cheap and Easy Gardening Tips

I like my gardening to be easy, and cheap ain’t bad either. Eco-friendly, innovative, and giving a nod to old wives everywhere makes it the best! Here’s a list of the best gardening tips I’ve come across, in no particular order. We’d love to learn about your favorite tips —... Read more »

Exploding piano alarm clock

Here’s a video of a nifty Exploding Piano Alarm Clock that was recently made in a graduate product design class at MIT. One of MAKE’s former interns, Jake McKenzie, was part of the team who created it. They based their project on the traditional piano drop held every spring off... Read more »

CRAFT Pattern: Simply Socks

Socks are the perfect portable knitting project especially with the onset of spring! Learn how to knit up your own socks with this pattern by Meredith Davey featured in CRAFT: 07. Meredith’s Colorado Rockies socks are now on display in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and was one of... Read more »

A Deliciously Overgrown Vegetable Garden

Yesterday I went to visit my wonderful mother-in-law. She is an herbalist, and literally every space of her land that can be a garden is a garden. Her name is DeAne Wilson, and she has taught me many of the things that I now know about plants. Several years ago... Read more »

Brett and Sarah Peterson’s bike dashboard

Brett and Sarah Peterson won Nokia’s Push N900 “Mod in the USA” competition with his bike dashboard: Way back in September I heard about the Nokia PUSH N900 global competition. I had been drooling over pictures and all the info I could find about the phone and thought, “Finally! This... Read more »