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Make Your Own Pocket Hole Jig

Pocket holes are a very useful joinery technique in woodworking. Hole are drilled at an angle, usually 15 degrees, into a workpiece and then joined to a second workpiece with self-tapping screws. There are special pocket hole jigs you can buy and they use special drill bits, specialty screws, and …

Wi

This tutorial shows how to design a remotely controlled two-wheeled robotic rover over a wi-fi network, using an Arduino Uno connected to an ESP8266 …

4 bizarre and easy Raspberry Pi camera projects

DIY peephole cameras and wearable timelapse recorders, anyone?<p>The Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile gadgets around — hands down. You can use …

DIY Alarm System Under $10

Can’t afford expensive home security systems? Ever wanted to know how to make your own DIY alarm system? Believe it or not, you can make your own …

DIY

Home Automation Using Raspberry Pi 2 And Windows 10 IoT

In today's era, technology can enhance human life. Technology is evolving decade by decade. Automation was a science fiction earlier but not today. …

Microcontroller

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home – Field Guide – Gizmodo

August 20, 2016 Uncategorized<p>The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms …

6 Ways To Build Your Own Headboard

Make your bedroom pop with these DIY headboards that cost less than $100 and can be built in a weekend.<p>Headboards make a design statement in any bedroom. They can transform a plain old bed into an eye-catching piece of furniture. But headboards can be expensive, and finding one that suits your …

House Design

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

Woodworking

Your Next Project Should Be This DIY 3D Router

CNC routers are great but can be time consuming and overkill when you simply need to make a few simple cuts. This 3D router keeps your project moving forward and there's no software to fiddle with.<p>CNC routers are amazing machines that can make intricate and precise cuts at the touch of a button. …

Woodworking

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

Landscaping

DIY Rocking Lounge Chair 1.0

YouTube

ESP8266 Based Irrigation Controller

If you just want to prevent your garden from slowly turning into a desert, have a look at the available off-the-shelf home automation solutions, pick …

Microcontroller

Make a Raspberry Pi-Powered Remote Camera that Monitors Weather, Temperature, and More

GIF<p>We know you can turn a Raspberry Pi into a cheap surveillance system and that displaying images on a small screen is no problem either. Adafruit …

Raspberry Pi

Build a Motion Sensing Security Camera with a Raspberry Pi and Windows IoT

Turning a Raspberry Pi into a motion sensing security camera is a classic Pi project, but Microsoft’s put together a bit of a spin on the classic by …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

GIF<p>Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Raspberry Pi

Amazon reveals how to build an Echo speaker with the Raspberry Pi

The power of Alexa for a fraction of the price<p>Amazon wants to push its Alexa voice assistant as far and wide as possible, so much so that one of the company's employees has released a step-by-step guide to building an Alexa-powered speaker yourself with a Raspberry Pi. The do-it-yourself Echo can …

Raspberry Pi

Building a cheap home sensor/controller

Sense light and motion in every room!After designing my first PCB, I went on a designing spree. It turns out that making PCBs (printed circuit …

Arduino

Home automation with your Pi – Part 1

<b>We regularly talk about how the Raspberry Pi is the perfect little computer to have around the house doing work that requires just enough computing</b> …

Arduino

Keep it Safe: The Essentials for Making Better Electronics Enclosures

Virtually every electronics project will end up in an enclosure. The project box is an essential, unsung hero of the electronics world, and how you design yours can be the difference between your installation coming off without a hitch or disappearing in a cloud of blue smoke.<p>LAYOUT & PREP<p>To get a …

Woodworking

Beautiful Never-Seen Photographs of Monica Bellucci

Découvrez une collection de clichés méconnus de l’actrice et mannequin Monica Bellucci, capturés par divers photographes entre les années 1990 et …

Cinéma

Remotely Monitor Temperature with Raspberry Pi

My brother-in-law Chris wants to build a wood-fired pizza oven in his backyard. Chris is an aspiring pizza chef at night, but a process engineer by day. Although his pizza oven will be built from age old sand and clay, veins of chromium and aluminum will be running through the walls. These veins …

‘Dat Ass Zine’ Is the Ultimate Magazine for People Who Love Butts

Inspired by Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, <i>Dat Ass Zine</i> is dedicated to exactly what it sounds like: ass. After shooting three rolls of film of just …

Build a Wooden Tool Tote Using Dovetails and No Power Tools

A tool tote is a great woodworking project—and the perfect chance to perfect carving dovetail joints.<p>With a bit of patience and the right tools you can carve dovetail joints by hand, sans power tools. Here's a great project to practice this skill and when finished you'll have a handy tool …

Woodworking

How to automatically water your plants with the Raspberry Pi

Having to dig out the ol' watering can and potter about the garden might be some people's idea of bliss, but it's not very 21st century. Besides …

Building a Home Automation System with OpenHAB to Control LEDs Wirelessly

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Instead of using an existing product though, we’ll build our own WiFi …

Sharing WiFi with Raspberry Pi using a LAN Cable

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Adafruit<br>• Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from …

Raspberry Pi

How to build a Raspberry Pi home heating monitor

For this Raspberry Pi project, we'll dunk our heads into the Internet of Things (IoT). We'll determine the temperature of our home using a …

How to use a Raspberry Pi to remotely watch your home

For this Raspberry Pi project we'll create a remote monitor for tracking activity in a home. Before we begin, make sure that your webcam is plugged …