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DIY Weekend

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The Fix

Sharon Vaknin, Donald Bell, and Eric Franklin tackle DIY projects and tech makeovers.

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iSmartAlarm

With its reliability, its overall ease of use, and its undeniable value, the iSmartAlarm is an intriguing, legitimate alternative in home security, especially for small-home owners and budget-minded consumers.

September 8, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2013
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DIY Weekend: Hacking a pinhole camera

Leonard Goh of CNET Asia merges his DIY tin can shooter with a pinhole camera.

By February 26, 2014

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6 smart home products you can install this weekend

These widely available smart home products can be up and running in plenty of time to enjoy any long weekend festivities.

By May 23, 2014

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DIY Weekend: Shining a new light on an old video game classic

Bryan Duxbury and Adam Ellsworth loved playing Super Mario Bros. as kids. Now, as adults, they've turned the classic NES video game into a cool DIY project with help from membership-based workspace TechShop.

By March 17, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Protect your precious flowers with Ewoks

They're cute, fuzzy, and lethal to Stormtroopers. They're Ewoks, and in our third and final installment of Star Wars-themed crafts, we show you how to make an Ewok village-themed flower vase.

By March 11, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Three generations resuscitate a battered VW

The Kohler clan has a long history with Volkswagens. Now son Jared's squareback restoration project has spawned a multigenerational grease-monkey fest.

By March 4, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Chewbacca, the bounty-hunting tissue box

As Han Solo would undoubtedly tell you, Chewbacca's hardly a fair-weather friend. This week, our winner-take-all team of crafters takes on a Chewie tissue box cover.

By February 26, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Bag your own Star Wars Admiral Sackbar

George Lucas has just released his version of "Star Wars" in 3D, but c'mon--the guy believes Greedo shot first. Why not make your own Star Wars world? In the first installment of a Crave series, a crack team of crafters fight the power and turn paper bags into the Rebel Alliance's Admiral Ackbar. It's a sack!

By February 12, 2012

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DIY Weekend: You're never too young to be a maker

From resurrecting old toys to building a full-on flight simulator, young San Francisco Bay Area makers strut their skills while building a maker community for the next generation.

By January 22, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Turning toys into war game monsters

Walter Denlinger builds punked-out accessories for tabletop game Warhammer 40,000. His building materials include a Mr. Potato Head.

By July 23, 2011