Use A Raspberry Pi As A Tor/VPN Router For Anonymous Browsing

We’ve shown you how to use a Raspberry Pi as both a Tor proxy and a personal VPN, but Make shows off how to do both in one unit for truly anonymous browsing everywhere.

Silence A Loud-Clicking Mouse With A Little Memory Foam

The repetitive clicking sound of a mouse can become pretty irritating. If you want to silence your mouse for your own peace — and the peace of others around you — a little memory foam can do the trick with no soldering required.

Build A Hidden Compartment In A Fake Potted Plant To Hide Valuables

Hidden compartments are fun, and you know it. If you’re looking for a way to hide some of your smaller valuables while brightening up your place, this potted plant compartment is perfect.

Raise Your Backyard Wall Height For Privacy And Protection

Feel like your neighbours can see everything you do in your hard? Keep prying eyes out by building this easy-to-install privacy fence. It won’t break your budget, and it looks good from both sides of your wall.

Hang Small Tools Under A Shelf With Hard Drive Magnets

Here’s an easy way to make more space at your work table, as long as you have some hard drive magnets lying around, that is. Hard drive magnets are strong, so they should be able to hold many different types of tools.

Convert Bootcut Jeans Into Skinny Jeans With Some Simple Alterations

Everybody likes a good-fitting pair of jeans, but styles change. A few cuts and some basic sewing can help you transform a favourite pair of jeans in no time.

Get Organised With These DIY Stackable Wood Storage Bins

Clear floor clutter with these stackable wood bins that can be stained or painted your favourite colour. They’re great for keeping toys, tools and sporting goods off the floor and available for easy access.

How To Choose Proper DIY Workwear For Comfort And Protection

Ratty jeans and old T-shirts are no longer your only clothing options when working around the house or building do-it-yourself projects. Proper workwear is durable, comfortable and safer to use than standard clothing. Here is what you should look for when selecting work apparel.

Paint Your Room In Shoulder-Width Strokes For A More Consistent Coat

Painting a room might seem like a pretty straightforward project, but freestyling your paint strokes could result in bumps or inconsistencies. Paint in shoulder width strokes to keep it easy, simple and even.

Build Your Own Fully Customisable Smartwatch

If the current crop of smartwatches just isn’t of interest to you, the custom route may be more your style. Eschew all the big brands and build your own smartwatch from off-the-shelf components.