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Accurize Your Tablesaw

Accurize your tablesaw for absolutely straight, smooth and burn-free cuts. By Richard Tendick When my contractor’s saw was new, it …The post Accurize …

Woodworking

Build an oscilloscope using Raspberry Pi and Arduino

<i>In this tutorial from The MagPi issue 71, Mike Cook takes us through the process of building an oscilloscope using a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino. Get</i> …

Arduino

Here's How Your Kids Can Build Lego Models Digitally and Then Buy Their Own Creations

The best way to get your kids into Legos is to hand them a tub of Lego bricks and say, “Here, go wild.” But eventually, they may want to think even …

Lego

Why most Arduino Soil Moisture Sensors suck (incl. solution)

3 Simple, Free Apps for Accessing Your Home Computer From Anywhere

You’re at work, or on the other side of the world, or both, and you need something from your computer at home—in years gone by, you would need an IT …

Make Fake Email Accounts for Website Signups Using the 'Burner Emails' Extension

Chrome and Firefox: There are plenty of reasons you might not want to give out your real email address when signing up for a site or service. Maybe …

How to: Build a Raspberry Pi security camera

Build your own cut-price surveillance equipment.<p>The tiny powerhouse that is the Raspberry Pi can be built into almost any project, and in this case …

Configure ESP8266 Wifi with WiFiManager

There’s no doubt that the ESP8266 has made creating little WiFi widgets pretty easy. However, a lot of projects hard code the access point details …

75 Types of Wood Ranked by Janka Hardness and How They Are Used

This wood hardness list ranks 75 types of wood by their Janka rating. Explore our wood density chart to see which hardwood is the best for your next …

Automatic Sliding Door for the Garage

Background<p>Well, the story began one day when I arrived at home and I realized that the remote controller of the sliding door was not working. "The …

How to: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a VPN server

A guide to building an encrypted connection to your home network from anywhere.<p>With a VPN server plugged into your router, you can create a secure, …

Headlight Mod For An Audi A3

If you have a car that is getting on in years, it may be missing some of the latest frills and features that the latest models sport. [Muris] has a …

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

Augmented-reality projection lamp with Raspberry Pi and Android Things

If your day has been a little fraught so far, watch this video. It opens with a tableau of methodically laid-out components and then shows them …

How to install Kodi on Chromecast

All about Kodi<p>We also looked at:<br>1. How to install Kodi on iPhone/iPad without jailbreaking<br>2. How to install Kodi on Android and Android TV<br>3. How to …

30 Woodworking Accounts You Should Follow on Instagram

I confess, I'm a shop rat. It doesn't matter what craft—shoemaking, blacksmithing, coffee roasting, even those little watch repair caves with the …

Meet your kit

Welcome! Let’s get started<p>The AIY Vision Kit from Google lets you build your own intelligent camera that can see and recognize objects using machine …

Raspberry Pi

Bandsaw | Resaw Tips from a Professional Woodworker | Master Your Bandsaw

Square the Bandsaw Blade and the Board<p>Making sure the bandsaw blade is perpendicular to the table is especially important when you’re resawing a wide …

25 Practical Entryway Benches With Storage

Entryways are often small and one of the main problems in this space is organization and storage. One of the most functional and practical ideas are …

Furniture

7 Efficient Core Exercises for Better Triathlon Performance

<i>A solid core training routine is key for multisport athletes of all levels.</i><p>Proper, consistent core training helps to create efficient movement …

Alexa Enabled USB Power Switch

Alexa, Turn on the ThingyStick...<p>Alexa controlling USB powered things.<p>Background<p>More and more devices are powered by USB, many of these tend to be …

Moltoduino: Arduinos All the Way Down

It is getting difficult to find a desktop or laptop computer with only a single CPU. Even a typical ARM-based computer now probably has multiple …

Arduino

Printed It: Custom Enclosure Generator

You’ve written your firmware code, etched your own PCB, and now it’s time to put that awesome new project of yours into an enclosure. Unfortunately, …

3D Printing

Facebook Hacks « Null Byte :: WonderHowTo

Facebook really wants your phone number, nagging you for one as soon as you join. This isn't all bad since it can help secure your account with …

ESP8266 NTP Clock

Building digital clocks is not the sexiest of DIY projects, yet many people do so each year. People build these clocks in a wide variety of shapes …

20 Unusual Uses for Shop Tools

All shop tools were designed with a specific purpose, the table saw for cutting, the Shop-Vac for cleaning up. No matter what the tool is used for, …

Woodworking

QR Coasters

These clever QR code coasters give out my home WiFi information for an automatic login, perfect for any party I have an giving people access without …

QR codes

2017 Best of Workshop Furniture and Hacks

Workbenches, workstations, carts, lifts, drafting tables and more<p>To be honest, our favorite category of furniture isn't the nice stuff made for …