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Here Comes the Sun

Here we are!
Here comes the sun,
and I say,
Its time for a new project!

Aloha! Im Siddharth and i'm crazy for DIY stuff. On this page, you're gonna find articles and instructables on projects that you can make, no matter where you are! By saying projects, I mean
right from 'Making guitar picks' to making 'Real wearable jetpacks' (nah, just kidding), but yeah, will touch electronics in depth!

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