All Posts: diy

RadioShack At Maker Faire NY

After experiencing the Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, we had quite an exciting challenge coming up with a cool booth to present at Maker Faire NY. The results were fantastic – the booth was packed nearly all weekend long, our DIY mobile charging station was a big hit. If you weren’t able to […] Read more

Experiencing Maker Faire New York

This past weekend, while Paige and Breanne were in Austin, TX for the Austin City Limits Festival, I packed up and headed to New York for the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science! After our team attended the Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, RadioShack signed on to be a […] Read more

The Best of Great Create

There’s more awesome work going on in The Great Create, and we’ve found some of the top new gadgets that you’re going to love. These gadgets were all created by people just like you, who have a passion for making the ordinary, extraordinary and bringing their ideas to life with some DIY finesse. The Mullet […] Read more

Q&A with Forrest Mims III: Author

Forrest M. Mims III has written over sixty books about science, computers and electronic circuits that he has tested and built. We were able to wrack his brain and learn a little more about the man who has sold over 7.5 million copies of his books. Throughout the Q&A we were able to learn a little […] Read more

Top Ten DIY Suggestions From YOU

Previously on The Shack Blog, we reached out and asked you to help us update our selection of DIY pieces and parts by telling us three products you would like to be able to purchase at RadioShack. We were humbled by the responses – over 500 comments here on The Shack Blog, and hundreds elsewhere […] Read more

Introducing: The Great Create

Remember this post, asking for product suggestions from the DIY community? We received over 500 comments on the blog, and hundreds more from additional blogs and websites that picked up the story. We’re amazed and we thank you all for the generous amount of feedback you provided us. The comments were read and sorted through, […] Read more

Building With Dad – A Personal Story

Even though Father’s Day has come and gone, all of our talk of building things such as the new Velleman kits has reminded me of a recent instance in my life where I was fortunate enough to build something with my dad. Of course, we could easily have just gone to the store and bought […] Read more

Build Something Cool With Velleman Kits At RadioShack

At The Shack, we’re big fans of science fairs, which means we’re also fans of kits that give you a great starting point for that cool project. Velleman is the undisputed leader in do-it-yourself kits and components, and we’re excited to partner with them to make it easier for you to get everything you need […] Read more