John Park’s Maker’s Notebook

John Park’s Maker’s Notebook

MAKE contributor, and host of the upcoming Make: TV, John Edgar Park, is digging his Maker’s Notebook:

I’m not sure how exactly I’m going to modify mine, but I’m interested in cutting out some of those rectangles on the front, since they’ve got a raised “perforation” to them, they’re just begging for it. I’d also like to electrify one, and do something with magnets…

I’m using this one to do sketches and note taking for Make Magazine projects, appropriately. I’m very proud of my kustom pinstripe lettering. OK, it’s actually stickers from a Mini Cooper ad, but doesn’t it look neat-o?!

Maker’s Notebook


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Pick up The Maker’s Notebook ($19.99) for all your big ideas, diagrams, patterns, etc. Exclusive to the Maker Shed: Sticker sheets and a band closure to customize your book.

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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