for showing what you make and how to make it. Not just any DIY site, the creator Saul Griffith
has an impressive pedigree
. The site comes with all the things you'd expect from a new collaborative widget including Creative Commons licensing options and of course tags
. From the about page: "We like to think about the physical world as something that is programmable. We like to think of objects or stuff you make as 'code'. In other words, we are approaching the physical world as something that is describable and replicable.
" Dive in and learn how to make a pimped out megaphone helmet
, Hungarian bookshelves
or canned applesauce
posted by jessamyn
on Nov 18, 2005 -
Photographing flying insects.
Most of the pages are devoted to a very detailed tutorial, but pages 2, 4, 9 & 10 show the results of the various setups. Some spectacular hi-speed (bee wings frozen in mid buzz) stuff in here.
posted by jonson
on Aug 19, 2005 -
How to Build Your Own Scientific Laboratory For Free: Parts One
, and Three
. (Though I suppose if you have a bit of cash and happen to live in Boston, you can always check out the MIT Swap Meet to pick up those endless piles of oscillators or half-functioning VAX computers you almost certainly need...)
posted by kaibutsu
on Aug 23, 2004 -