Bildr is one of the most amazing DIY projects I've ever encountered. The idea, as articulated on Maker:

Create a visual Web-based library of componentized instruction sets, 'building blocks,' for doing various hardware and software constructions. Put a bunch of these components together, and you have all of the instructions you need to execute a multi-part project. It's extraordinarily ambitious, but when you look at other crowdsourced creations, such as Instructables and Wikipedia, it just seems so doable. But to make it happen, it'll need LOTS of love, care, sweat-equity, money, and people power.

Want to know more? Watch this video:

bildr – new DIY site from Adam Meyer on Vimeo.

Ready to help to build Bildr? Go here.

Jeremy Adam Smith


Jeremy Adam Smith

Jeremy Adam Smith is the editor who helped launch Shareable.net. He's the author of The Daddy Shift (Beacon Press, June 2009); co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct (W.W. Norton

Things I share: Mainly babysitting with other parents! I also share all the transportation I can, through bikes and buses and trains and carpooling.