by Francisco G. Gómez
Perhaps you inherited a sizable piece of land and you need a tractor because you want to farm it, or you want to manufacture some widgets that require the machinery that makes it. The problem is you don’t have the money to purchase these very expensive tools. Well, now you can do it yourself using Open Source information that is available to you at no cost whatsoever…that’s right, free! Here’s a simple definition of what Open Source Hardware means, [ Open Hardware is a set of design principles and legal practices, not a specific type of object. The term can therefore refer to any number of objects like automobiles, chairs, computers, robots or even houses]. Here’s a few sites to get you started if you want to DIY.