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Using a multimeter for your electronics projects isn’t terribly complicated, but really understanding how they work takes a much deeper understanding. YouTuber Martin Lorton’s three-part video guide is that exact kind of deep dive.
Video: We talk about all kinds of electronics projects and name drop a variety of hand tools. But if you’ve never known exactly what tools you need or how to use them, Adafruit walks you through everything you need to know.
Fake reviews are everywhere online. If you want to check whether a particular hotel’s reviews are real before you book it, the Review Sceptic tool can help.
While you might be better off sharpening your really nice knives with a water stone, you can easily sharpen your less-expensive knives with a few different grits of sandpaper.
As 3D printing evolves and becomes a more common tool, new companies are sprouting up to refine the process and reinvent the way designers, engineers, and hobbyists work. Formlabs arose from a huge Kickstarter success to create an innovative high-resolution printer with an eye on quality and consistency.
As your woodworking skills expand, you’ll want to consider adding a jointer and a thicknesser to your repertoire of tools. They both treat rough lumber in similar ways, but they aren’t the same tool.
Video: Drilling holes in plasterboard leaves dust and fragments on your floor and skirting boards. Instead of using a power tool for this job, pick up a scratch awl and a hammer to make your hole.