- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional; 1 edition (December 17, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0321906047
- ISBN-13: 978-0321906045
- Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.8 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #836,820 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Building Open Source Hardware: DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers 1st Edition
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
"Children of Blood and Bone"
Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut. Pre-order today
Customers who bought this item also bought
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
A guide to designing and manufacturing open source hardware covers such topics as creating derivatives of existing projects, using source files, moving from prototype to commercial production, and writing documentation for other hardware hackers.
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
Fair warning: No matter how fast you read, do not expect to churn through this one in a day or two. It is dense information which while invaluable, will take a bit to correlate and digest. Take the time to do so; it is well worth the effort. Consider this book professional development for the hardware maker regardless of specific area of skill or interest.
This book will occupy a prominent place on my bookshelf as a reference guide, and I am no noob in the movement. I have several open hardware projects under my belt, having presented these at several maker faires I was able to attend. One of my projects is even mentioned in the book (Ground Sphere satellite ground station receiver, pp 142). My point is that in spite of my experience, I learned a lot from the work that Alicia Gibb clearly put into this masterpiece.
If you are involved in the open hardware movement in any aspect, or intend to be, you cannot do without this book. Not only does it contain all the information you need, including checklists in the back, it also contains a list of additional sources that read like a who's who of the movement and companies you need to have on speed dial.
Just buy it already!