Timothy Pigman

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How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

As MakerBot Struggles, Desktop Milling Machines Are On The Rise

The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal.<p>MakerBot’s 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that <i>look</i> like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks to a new line of plastic-based composite materials shipping later this year. But the launch may be …

7 Fun and Easy DIY Spy Projects To Turn You Into 007

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of being a CIA operative. Or maybe you’re really into into 007. But whatever the reason, you’ve always had a thing for spies and those high-tech toys they have up their sleeves.<p>Well, now you don’t need all that formal training, not to mention all that danger. You can be …

Scout gets IFTTT channel, runs away with DIY home security crown

Home security doesn’t have to be expensive any more. In fact, you can get peace of mind for a few hundred bucks upfront, and never pay another dime. …

Garage Door Controller Tutorial - Introduction

I call this project 'Garage Door Controller'. The hardware is based on Arduino, and the 'software client' is an Android app. I do not have any …

DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …

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DIY Sous-Vide Cooker

A sous-vide immersion cooker is a tool used, generally in high end restaurants, to cook food immersed in water. I didn’t know what this technique was, but based on the pictures of the finished steak in Matthew Arbesfeld’s project write-up, I’m now a huge fan.<p>One reason why these cookers are not …