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RadioShack & The DIY Community: 2012 Update

RadioShack has always been a mainstay with the DIY community – those of you out there building things, tinkering, and hacking cool projects together. In 2011, we heard you guys and gals who call yourselves ‘makers’ saying that we didn’t carry the stuff you needed anymore. We put together a simple video, and posted it […] Read more

RadioShack D.I.Y.: Light Up Your Holiday Fashion

’Tis the season … for tacky–holiday-sweater parties. Despite how funny it is that these crazy, off-the-wall sweaters are now in such high demand, it’s not funny to show up without one. So we’ve got some simple ideas that can help you turn any holiday sweater into the talk of the party. Read more

Top 5 Great Create Projects For December

The Great Create is a celebration of solder, a party of parts, a festival of microfarads. We love seeing the results of all the tinkering the RadioShack DIY community has been up to. Here are 5 of our favorite recent projects from the Great Create movement:   Read more

The Great Create Arduino Challenge

One thing we know for a fact – DIYers are a creative bunch, always coming up with cool solutions to problems that we face on a day-to-day basis. In talking to makers and DIYers, we know that many of you are always looking for your next project, so we thought it would be fun to […] Read more

We Listened: Arduino Is Coming

A few months ago, we reached out to our community and asked what DIY parts and pieces you wished you could find at your local RadioShack store. We were overwhelmed with the response, and promised to bring in a top list of suggestions from you – including Arduino. Today, we’re pleased to be able to […] Read more

Arduino-Powered Possessed Pumpkin

With Arduino products on their way from Italy to RadioShack stores around the country, we thought it would be fun to issue a challenge to build something cool with RadioShack parts and pieces that’s powered by Arduino. We reached out to Daniel Gentleman, also known as Thoughtfix, who has built several cool Arduino toys, and […] Read more

More From The Great Create

Whether you prefer making things from scratch or just improving what’s already out there, The Great Create welcomes your ingenuity. Take a look at what this group of DIYers has created, and let us know if you have something great to add to our collection of user-submitted designs. 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