Workbench contest winner

Workbench contest winner

Hacked Gadgets ran a contest to try and find the awesomest electronics workbench in all of Geekdom. They got some pretty sweet entries, but the winner was Lorne Wilkins. Not only is his set-up top-drawer, he goes into detail describing parts of it, including some homebrewed tools, like the PCB holder made from an old printer tractor feed mechanism (15 in the photo).

Hacked Gadgets Workbench Contest Winner
All the contest entries

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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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