Public Lab Wiki documentation

Tool template

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This lays out a draft template for what Tool pages should look like


This tool is being developed to...

Currently, to do this, people have to... Our approach is better than what exists because...

Applications and example uses

We're using it here .... for detecting...

It looks like this... (photos)

How to make your own

Short blurb

  • image (of the inside, or the kit laid out on the ground, a "sum up" image, best if labelled)
  • list of parts
  • prices
  • time to build? "2 hours" or "30 mins"
  • prerequisites -- you'll need a screwdriver, or the GlowDoodle software

If this is too long, link to another page...

How to use it

  • basic usage in text
  • links to illustrated guides
  • a YouTube video or several?

If this is too long, link to another page...

Get involved!

  • List next steps
  • short-term goals
  • and places to start contributing

If need be, link to the mailing list so people know where to go to get in touch.