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Microsoft's Official Guide For A DIY, Raspberry Pi-Powered Magic Mirror With Face Detection

Smart mirrors have been all the rage this year, and it looks like Microsoft's getting into the game too. While Microsoft's mirror is teased as a …

Raspberry Pi

Two-Stage Tentacle Mechanisms Part II: the Cable Controller

A few weeks back, we got a taste for two-stage tentacle mechanisms. It’s a look at how to make a seemily complicated mechanism a lot less mysterious. …

Woodworking

Seven Emergency Preparedness Tips You May Not Know

It’s National Preparedness Month, which means it’s time to make sure you’re ready for whatever life throws your way. Emergency preparedness isn’t …

Emergency Preparedness

Build This DIY Tailgate Table and Utensil Holder for Your Next Camping Trip

Keep your car camping essentials organized and in one place with this tailgate table.<p>Car camping is a lot of fun, but even better when you can get away from it all in a Jeep or 4x4 truck. And the secret to making it a really great experience is staying organized. This DIY camping table and utensil …

10 Ingenious Ways To Use Bedroom Furniture For Storage

Now we are giving you again some clever ideas of making enough space in home. We know that the most of us have the same problem with the space and …

Build a See-Through Cyclone Dust Separator for Your Shop Vac

Capture the mess before it’s made, with a DIY dust collection system<p>Here’s a rewarding weekend project that turns an ordinary shop vacuum into a capable mini dust collector. It creates a swirling vortex of airflow to spin out all the big chips and sawdust particles, so that only the finest of fines …

The ins and outs of planning and building your own home NAS

Recently I began outgrowing my home file server. It's an older Mac Mini with 1TB of storage space, and though it has worked well enough for several …

Computer Hardware

Build Yourself an Awesome Modular Power Supply

You may think you’ve built a power supply for your bench. Heck, we all do. But until you check out [Denis]’s bench power supply build, you may not …

Arduino

Build a DIY Desktop 3d Scanner with infinite resolution.

If you already have a camera then this project will cost less than $50 to complete. If you like to shop on AliExpress you can probably build it for …

OpenSprinkler

OpenSprinkler Pi (OSPi) is an open-source sprinkler / irrigation extension board for the Raspberry Pi. It is an easy and low-cost solution to …

Raspberry Pi

17 Ways To Squeeze A Little Extra Storage Out Of A Tiny Kitchen

Because a little extra space goes a long way.

Should I Use a DIY PC for My NAS or Buy an Enclosure?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm thinking about building a NAS (Network-Attached Storage) for storage and backups, but I don't know if I should build a computer …

diyapproach

ArdWidgets - GUI Library for Arduino

Introduction: ArdWidgets - GUI Library for Arduino<p>ArdWidgets is a processing library that lets you make interactive dashboards that work with an …

11 Tiramisu-Inspired Dessert Recipes Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

The distinct flavors of strong espresso, soft and creamy mascarpone cream, fluffy ladyfinger biscuits and a generous dusting of cocoa powder are just a few reasons tiramisu is still a crowd favorite. But making a classic tiramisu cake at home can be a daunting process, and it takes both time and …

Ten More Awesome Projects for Your Raspberry Pi

We've shown you how to get started with the Raspberry Pi, the pocket-sized DIY dream computer. Here are ten awesome projects you can put together in …

Raspberry Pi

15 Easy Designs for a DIY Desk

Long gone are the days when desks were reserved for the classroom or the office. Even if you don't work from home, chances are you have a computer …

Woodworking

This DIY Audio Jack Key Holder Lets You Plug In Your Keys for Safe Keeping

You don’t have to be an audiophile to appreciate this DIY audio jack key holder, but it certainly helps. Mounted on your wall, you’ll always have a …

DIY

10 Hacks for Your Kitchen Island

In most kitchens, islands serve one of two purposes. One, they provide extra counter space in a small kitchen. Two, they fill up space in a large …

Garden Envy: 10 Dramatic Drainage Ideas to Steal

Gravel doesn’t sound like a glamorous hardscaping material. It’s cheap, ubiquitous, and really, well, gravelly.<p>But take a closer look, and you’ll …

20 Wonderful Things You Can Do with Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is an affordable single-board computer, the size of a credit card, that many hobbyists have used in their DIY projects. Despite its …

DIY Smart Mirrors

A reflection of our society<p>What's the first thing you do when you wake up? I suspect you reach over to the nightstand, grab your phone and see what …

Raspberry Pi

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Now you can wear all the tools of the trade on your wrist

en_US<p>article<p>Carrying around a heavy box of tools can get tiring if you do it day in, day out. So the geniuses at Leatherman came up with a wearable …

Genius