Lamp From Old Water Heater

When there was no electricity during the pre-electrification era, a device was used in India, to heat the bathing water. This water heating device is called Bumbo in Gujarat. There is a whole pipe (copper) in the center which is filled with…

Easy Glass Block Night Light

There’s something very relaxing about fairy lights, but only Carrie Fisher could get away with keeping her Christmas tree up all year. This project lets you keep the festive feeling alive year-round — plus it’s a great night light or…

Have You Seen Our Live Makerspace Tours Yet?

We’ve recently been doing a very fun series with the help of our partner Digi-Key Electronics. We’ve been dialing into makerspaces all over and getting a live tour! We announce who and when on our twitter and facebook ahead of time so keep…

A Brief History of FPGA

In the easy-to-follow book Make: FPGAs — Turning Software into Hardware with Eight Fun & Easy DIY Projects, author David Romano details the ins-and-outs of the hyper-configurable field-programmable gate array (FPGA) boards and…