Sean Hodgins runs a video channel about making your own gadgets/projects using electronics, open source hardware, 3D printing etc. You can follow at:

➑️ @seanhodgins

It covers a wide range of skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at diode.zone/accounts/seanhodgin

Pine64 make cheap open hardware including Linux smartphones, laptops, tablets and smartwatches. You can follow them at:

➑️ @PINE64

They also have a video channel at:

➑️ @pine64tilvids

Their website is at pine64.org

Pine64 products are mainly aimed at technology fans, and people who like to customise or build libre systems.

Pocket Popcorn Computer is an upcoming handheld Linux-based computer using open source hardware and software. You can follow at:

➑️ @pocketpopcorn

The website is at pocket.popcorncomputer.com

Blitz City DIY is an AV technician who does fun colourful electronics projects, 3D printing and plays tunes on self-built synthesisers. You can follow at:

➑️ @blitzcitydiy

The videos vary a lot in length, complexity and content, but this is a good one to start out with:

diode.zone/videos/watch/1a2400

If the videos haven't federated to your instance yet, you can view them all directly at diode.zone/accounts/blitzcityd

Uglyhack creates detailed videos about electronics projects, you can follow at:

➑️ @uglyhack@diode.zone (videos)

and

➑️ @uglyhack@mastodon.technology (non-video stuff)

The videos are all creative commons and posted on PeerTube, part of the brilliant diode.zone instance.

Here's a typical example, where they create a headphone amp for a bass guitar so their friend can practise without disturbing anyone:

diode.zone/videos/watch/9bb79a

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