Media praise for The Best of Instructables Volume I

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"I think I've found the perfect holiday gift for the riot nrrrds and maker youth (of all ages) on my list!"
-- David Pescovitz, contributer to MAKE blog, BoingBoing

"Crafty gamers look no further! Community do-it-yourself site Instructables has something for any challenge-seeking, achievement-whoring gamer who needs to kill some time before Valkyria Chronicles or Mirror's Edge comes out."
-- Michael Lee,

"...practical, whimsical, instructive and fun. When I obtained a copy I expected to look almost exclusively at electronics and robotics experiments and DIY instruction--little did I know how much fun and of practical use the entire book would be. "
-- Ira Laefsky,

"The duct tape roses I made over Thanksgiving were fetching (until they were gummed by the cat), but post-turkey lethargy prevented me from digging into the meatiest projects in The Best of Instructables..."
-- Penelope Green, The New York Times

"...the overall package of projects selected here will appeal to a wide range of interests and skill levels. And since all these projects have been part of the Instructables website, you can always head over there to get additional information or tweaks that others have come up with."
-- Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

"I am SO not a hardware geek. I've always been aware of it, but was sadly reminded of that fact as I read Cat The Best of Instructables Volume I, the latest book I received as part of the O'Reilly Blogger Review Program. There are over 120 project in this book, all with pictures and clear instructions." Full Review >
-- Paul Pival,

"O’Reilly Media has been kind enough to include venangago-go in their blogger program.  This is the first of an occasional series of reviews of their books. Over winter break, the Kid was home and I was raring to do some projects with her.  We make a good team – I’m… " Full Review >
-- Michael Dittman,