The Home Scientist video: Where to get lab chemicals


MAKE’s science and chemistry author, Robert Bruce Thompson, has a new installment of his video series The Home Scientist, on acquiring chemicals for your home lab. This video is a nice companion to Bob’s piece in the Make: Science Room on the same subject: Chemicals on the cheap. See Bob’s YouTube channel for all of the videos in the series.

And don’t forget to check out the Science Room section of Maker Shed for lab gear and supplies.

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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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