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Use A Box To Spray Paint Small Items With No Mess

Spray paint is easy and relatively inexpensive, but if you don’t have the space to lay out tarp or paper to spray paint small items like drawer pulls, picture frames and door handles, use a cardboard box to keep the mess in check.


Build An Automatically Updating Digital Photo Frame With A Raspberry Pi And Google Photos

We already know that the Raspberry Pi makes a great photo frame, but DIYer Paul Stamatiou took it another step and integrated in Google Photos.


Build Your Own Pro Photo Lighting Setup With LED Shop Lights

Video: Professional lighting for photo studios can cost a pretty penny, but if you’re just starting out, you don’t have to drop that much cash (if you even have it to start with). In this video, photographer Joe Edelman shows you how to build an all LED setup on a budget that performs as well as pricier gear.


Make This Fancy Italian Liqueur At Home

I am completely obsessed with those fragrant, herbal, Italian liqueurs that fall under the category of “amaro.” I love ’em neat, with a bit of soda, or splashed into cocktails. It never occurred to me that I could DIY the stuff, but Food 52 has come up with a method to do just that.


The Sense HAT Is A Perfect Accessory For Your Raspberry Pi-Powered Alexa

It’s not terribly difficult to make your own little Alexa-powered voice assistant with a Raspberry Pi, but one caveat is that you have to push a button before you can initiate voice commands. The Raspberry Pi Guy came up with an elegant solution using a Sense Hat.


Make Your Own Tiny FM Spy Transmitter

Ever wanted to act out your childhood dreams of being a spy? Make has a guide for building your own audio bugging device, which broadcasts an extremely low powered FM signal about 50 metres.


Make Your Own Folding Privacy Screen With A Few Interior Door Slabs

Folding privacy screens are versatile, useful pieces of furniture that can change up your living space. Even better, they’re easy to make. All you need are three simple interior door slabs and some hinges.


Clean Dirty Paintbrushes In A Snap With A Fork

Your paintbrushes should be clean and dry when you store them, but getting all that paint out of the bristles can be messy. Rather than use your hands or buy a brush comb, grab a fork to get between those bristles.


This DIY Bourbon Concoction Will Soothe Your Scratchy Throat

‘Tis the season for colds and coughs, but it’s also the season of hot toddies, and the latter has been known to help ease the pain of the former.


Build This Two-Player Arcade Table From A Raspberry Pi And IKEA Parts

We’ve shown you some awesome IKEA game tables, and even a two-player coffee table mod, but this one takes our favourite emulation powerhouse, the Raspberry Pi, puts it in an affordable IKEA table, packs in a pair of control sticks, and lets you use your existing screens to game on.


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