12 DIY Raspberry Pi Projects That Are Worth Building

12 DIY Raspberry Pi Projects That Are Worth Building

There’s no end to the purposes you can put a Raspberry Pi to. Here are 12 of our favourite DIY projects for the popular and tiny computer.

If you’ve got a few spare weekends up your sleeve, tackling these 12 fun projects is a great way to spend them. If you don’t own a Raspberry Pi and are keen to buy a kit, head to the bottom of the article for a link to the online store.

Build A Weather Station


power a weather station is one of the most popular projects out there

Build A Dash Cam With Live Streaming Capabilities

Build Your Own Dash Cam With Live Streaming Capabilities Using a Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi used as a dash cam before, but over on PubNub they took the same concept, but also have a live-streaming capability provided you can set up a hot spot on your smartphone.

Build Your Own Smartphone

You’ve got to temper your expectations here. Or to put it another way, you’re not going to be building a Samsung Galaxy S6 out of your Pi. But it can be done if you’re keen.

Build A MIDI Sampler


Build A Smartphone-Connected Door Lock


Build A GoPro

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered GoPro Style Action Camera

Build A Wi-Fi Drone Disabler

Build Your Own Wi-Fi Drone Disabler With a Raspberry Pi

Build A Network Analyser Tool


Build A Picture Frame That Automatically Rotates To Match Photo Orientations


Build A VPN Router

Use a Raspberry Pi as a Tor/VPN Router for Anonymous Browsing

Tor proxypersonal VPN

Build An Animated GIF Camera


Build A Talking Radio


If This Then That

Don’t have a Raspberry Pi? You can buy the Raspberry Pi 3 in Australia from RS Components. Click here for details.