Brian Beck

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An Actively Transforming Table from MIT's Self-Assembly Lab

The Programmable Table Debuts at Salone del Mobile 2015<p>Welcome to the age of active furniture. For Salone del Mobile 2015, MIT's Self-Assembly Lab is …

How to: Make a Sturdy Pair of Folding Saw Horses

Saw horses are some of the oldest work holding and support systems, and they still do a great job, centuries later. But now that they compete for …

Employment

Easy Garage Storage and Bench

The Minimalist's Barstool<p>Cast Your Own Concrete Charm<p>Restoring 20 Years Old Bench<p>PVC Class<p>Looks pretty good to me!<p>Thoughts:<p>If you are loading the …

Woodworking

DIY Thickness Sander Is Good Enough For A Guitar Shop

[Pat] is a luthier and general guy that likes to build stuff. In order to get his guitars to come out the best they can, he needed a thickness …

DIY String Map Art

This next <b>art project</b>, involves the creation of string art and can be a nice decoration in your home. You can hang it on the wall or just place it on …

DIY

DIY Concrete Cobblestone Path

Making your yard look great doesn’t entail you wasting a load of money on decorations. Improving the design can be very easy if you think creatively. …

Landscaping

How To Remake Broken Crayons Into New Ones

If you remember these things from your childhood, than you might have had a lot of fun with them. When the most important objective for the day was …

Crayons

Remote Kill Switch

There are a lot of times when it’s useful to be able remotely turn something on or off. In this instance, my son has a small Power Wheels car. I wanted to be able to turn the car off if he drives too far away, or in the wrong direction. So I designed a simple remote kill switch, which lets me turn …

Arduino

Chocolate Lasagna

Tomato sauce, cheese, pasta, and meat are a filling meal. But Garfield needs to polish off his supper with a bit of dessert. Ashley, the …

The Victorinox Knife Block Conveniently Holds Your Recipe, Tablet, eBook and More While You Cook

Get easy access to your recipe with the Victorinox Knife Block that conventionally keeps your tablet, eBook, small cookbook, recipe or appliance …

The Abyss Table | By Duffy London

Duffy London never cease to amaze us with their creative and unusual furniture. The same creative minds behind the Shadow Chair, the Swing Table and …

Woodworking Tip: A Trash Can Router Table Base

A Trash Can Router Table Base<p>If your shop is anything like mine, then space is at a premium. One easy way I've discovered to save space is to use a …

Piles Of Foam With A Hot Wire Slicer

There are a million things you can do with foam, from some very impressive RC airplanes, all the way up to full-scale planes you can fly off into the …

How to Use a Rafter Square

The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your square and get the most out of this tool.<p>The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

This Note-Taking System Turns You Into An Efficiency Expert

Bullet Journal is an all-new system for note-taking that’s better than any schmancy designer notebook.<p>Note-taking is a skill not easily acquired. In the hands of an artist, designer, or Hollywood serial killer (à la <i>Seven</i>’s John Doe), an idea-crammed notebook can even become a rarified, and in the …

Transformed :: Wood Plank Wine Rack

<i>Happy Thursday, everyone!</i> Claire here, and you might recall two weeks ago when I asked for your opinions on which wine rack design I should create. …

35 Creative DIY Ways Of How To Make Backyard More Funny

Summer is coming and it’s time to thinking about how to make the outdoor life more colorful. You can enjoy the sunshine, natural and the fresh air …

DIY

Build a Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes

Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes<br>by Heidi of Kruse’s Workshop<p>Howdy from South Dakota! I’m Heidi, and along with my trusty husband, Brent, we’ve …

Laminar Water Jets from Copper Pipe, Scotchbrite, and Drinking Straws

Stephanie and Edward Vinces own and operate a computers sales and consulting business in Pacific, California, and are avid makers and artists in their leisure time. Their work ranges from robotics to statuary and garden art. If you were at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013, you may recall the laminar flow …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

DIY Pull-Out Under Sink Kitchen Drawers

This is a constant source of irritation at our house. The under kitchen sink area. It is a mess of cleaners, oddments, scrubbers that do not find a …

How to Make a $50 Pottery Wheel

Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater<p>DIY Wall Art: How to Make a Cut-out Into Reclaimed Wood with a Picture behind<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>I …