Post Profile

DIY Furniture Knock-Offs That Really Knock It Out of the Park

Once upon a time there used to be a fairly definitive line between what a person should buy and what was possible to DIY. This is not the case any longer. Thanks in part to the maker movement growing to epic proportions over the last decade, and the buzzing blogosphere that churns out jaw-dropping tutorials at record speed, our collective confidence and relative body of DIY knowledge is out of sight.
read more


Related Posts

Maker Faire and the growth of DIY

Humor : Boing Boing

(Photo by Jeffrey Clark) Gwen Moran of Entrepreneur magazine interviewed me about MAKE and Maker Faire. The article came out today (and so did the paperback edition of my book Made by Hand). The Maker Movement is also touted as a bo...

Fabsie hopes to help the mass market enjoy the fruits of the DIY movement

Technology : Gigaom

We've digitized news, music and movies, but Fabsie wants to make it possible to digitize furniture designs. The result will be custom furniture at lower prices, thanks to new manufacturing trends.

Where DIY Music Meets Tech Culture: Searching for Future Sounds at the World Maker Faire

Society & Culture : Flavorwire

What makes a “maker”? By definition, the term can apply to artists, crafters, and anyone who creates anything. But the past decade has seen a more specific “maker movement” emerge amongst nerds and techies, one focused on making med...

PBS NewsHour does Maker Faire: "Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education?"

Humor : Boing Boing

[Video Link] PBS NewsHour aired a wonderful piece from Miles O'Brien on Maker Faire, the DIY culture event series with which many Boing Boing readers are familiar. Some disclosures: I consider the Make magazine and Maker Faire folks...

The Best Places to Buy Used & Vintage Furniture Online

House & Home / Interior Design : Apartment Therapy

Sure, everyone knows Craigslist, but how about Chairish, 1stDibs, and Viyet? These sites (and the 4 others that follow) let you browse for pre-owned furniture in your area or across the country, while the sites' security measures ta...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC