Recent Maker’s Notebook hacks

Recent Maker’s Notebook hacks

MyrddinTheGeek needed a cover for his Kindle:

The Kindle 2 unfortunately doesn’t come with a cover so I made one with a makers notebook. I cored out the pages to the thickness of the kindle. Now I have a hard sided cover a few extra pages for notes and all the reference pages in the back.


Shawn Augustson, of ArduinoFun, mounted a breadboard and an Arduino on the cover of his Notebook.



Shawn also sketched up this idea for an Arduino-powered fridge alert system that he breadboarded… er in his Maker’s Notebook.

The Maker’s Notebook page on Make: Online

In the Maker Shed:


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. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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