Brett Martin


I love to build, take apart, and figure out how things work. As a result I have a variety of projects that I have built or am currently working on, many of them tech related. Here are some of my favorite ones.

Potato Canon

I built a few potato cannons in 2001. I spent some time designing the optimum 1:1.5 chamber-to-barre


I have always been interested in codes and secret methods of communication. Modern day encryption is

Custom Computers

I’ve assembled, configured, built, ordered, and upgraded hundreds of computers both personally

Fiberglass Subwoofer

Here is how I built a custom fiberglass subwoofer enclosure for my car. This project was featured on

Car PC

Back in high school, before the iPod and other portable music players with huge capacities were popu

Photographing Paintings

I have been photographing paintings from a young local artist for the past few years. While flat art

Planet Express Ship

I wanted to make an authentic blueprint of something and my wife loves Futurama. I decided to make a

iSound Speakers

I have always been interested in audio gear and have spent way too much time tweaking my existing co

Black Heart Brewery

Sometime around 2006 I was watching Alton Brown on Good Eats show viewers how to brew beer at home.

RFID Door Lock

(View on Instructables) I wanted to make an easy and secure way to enter my garage. RFID was the bes

Chair Reupholster

I decided to reupholster my dinning room chairs to refresh their look. I have never done any reuphol