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10 Favorites: Best of Ikea’s 2018 Collection

The 2018 Ikea catalog landed in our mailboxes not long ago, and after a committed thumb-through, this is what caught our eyes.<p>N.B. Stay tuned for a …

Introduction to Gunsmithing – Part 1

Written by John Hertig on The Prepper Journal.What is “Gunsmithing”? It is the process of repairing or modifying firearms. You can do it on your own …

Woodworking

25 ways to use reclaimed wood in your home

Reclaimed wood has been steadily rising in popularity with furniture designers and interior decorators, and it's not hard to see why. Well-worn oak …

How to Make an Ultra-functional Leather Tool Vest, Build a Table Saw Sled for Cove Cuts, Create a Coffee Pod Hopper & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Candle Cage Made with a CNC Plasma Cutter</b><p>A short video from Jimmy DiResta this week, who gets to try out a new …

Woodworking: How to build a deck yourself

Get ready for a pretty serious woodworking upgrade… the deck build!<p>If you're looking to give your garden a stunning upgrade, you can't get much …

How to Build Your Own Fast-Action Vise, Table Saw Tips for Beginners, a Crazy Experimental Sawmill & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Sword in a Cane</b><p>This one is nuts! Jimmy DiResta not only fabricates a <i>kris</i>-style blade from Damascus steel, but …

This DIY Rustic Cooler Made From an Old Fridge Will Be a Hit at Your Summer Parties

With just $40 for supplies, standard tools and a free day or two, you can turn your old fridge into an attractive backyard cooler.<p>Hosting a ton of people in your yard can be a logistical ordeal, with people constantly running in and out of the house, but with this brilliant DIY mega cooler, you can …

Tips of the Week: Cheating a Wrench, Fire-Cleaning Tools, and More

Starting today, every Friday, we will be publishing a piece here on <i>Make:</i> rounding up some of the best shop tips we’ve encountered in our online travels over the course of the week. Here are a few gems that caught our eye this week.<p>If you encounter any great tips in your weekly travels, for any type …

Build a Portable Spray Paint Booth for Your Workshop

If you do a lot of spray painting, this clever box design keeps over-spray from ruining your stuff, helps you avoid nasty paint fumes, and is as easy …

Bar Cabinet

By Jamison RantzThis bar cabinet is a great addition to any wine lover’s home. The decorative sheet metal inserts in the door add a great contrast to …

Woodworking

The Tempel Workbench

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Design<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Home<p>The Tempel Workbench is a bespoke unit created in the style of artisan workbenches from the 19th …

Learn the Double-Stitch Technique to Handsew Leather

<b>Get the Book!</b> The first comprehensive guide to applying digital design techniques to traditional leatherwork .<p>Though its history dates back to the dawn of civilization, leatherworking remains an enjoyable and useful skill even in the age of 3D printers. And while you can spend a lifetime learning …

Sewing

How to Make a VERY Basic Kids Bed Frame

Introduction: How to Make a VERY Basic Kids Bed Frame<p>As the title suggests this build is very basic. I will be turning this bed frame into a Power …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Rusted Metal

There is something sinister about a landscape of rusted metal: a corroded car off the highway, a forgotten Midwestern town, or a decaying seaport. …

Build Your Own Old-Fashioned Looking Chandelier For About $40

Chandeliers are by no means cheap, but if you’re a fan of a more rustic aesthetic, YouTuber Darbin Orvar put together one using a set of string …

Top 20 Beautiful Pergola Design Ideas and Costs – DIY Garden Decor Ideas

First and foremost, what is a pergola? If you don’t know much about outdoor structures, you might actually not understand what pergolas are. Briefly, …

20 Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Bohemian Paradise

Throughout the past couple years, we’ve seen the bohemian style flickering on the edges of our vision. Homes filled with houseplants, wicker chair …

Home Decorating

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Prefab Homes

DIY Wall Decor Ideas with Wooden Pallets

The beauty of timber made pallet is you can put these is any where related with your house venture which may be lawn, kitchen, living room, balcony, …

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

Woodworking

17 modern ideas that will make your walls look beautiful

How you adorn the walls of your home will—to a large extent- define the décor, so it’s an important decision that will shape your home’s look and …

How to Attach Tricky Doors to Your Furniture Piece: Knife Hinges

Caleb Woodard demonstrates how to install them<p>Conventional hinges need to connect two surfaces that are running parallel in the same axis in order to …

How to DIY Your Own Tabletop Blacksmithing Forge

Why buy a forge?<p>Having your own forge can add a lot to your metalworking capabilities. There are two notable problems: size and cost. That's why making a compact forge relatively cheaply would seem to be the ideal choice. Here's how to do it.<p>This is an old-school forge, which means it can lead to …

Home Improvements You Can Refresh Your Space With

No matter how much time and effort you put into the design and décor of your home, there will always be room for improvement. Each space and each …

47 Insanely Clever Storage Ideas For Your Whole House

Your mother-in-law will be totally impressed.

A Wood-Fired DIY Hot Tub, a Retractable Ceiling Bed Mechanism, Moving an Entire Shop, How to Make a Box with a Pop-Up Insert & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Making a Box with a Pop-Up Insert</b><p>Swan conceived of a low-tech mechanism to add a small surprise to these boxes. …

Woodworking

"How can I perk up my small bedroom in a weekend?"

The bedroom is perhaps the most personal space in any home; it’s a private sanctuary where we rest and recuperate to motive ourselves for the next …

How to Distress Wood & Create a Faux Pallet Wall

For a while I’ve been wanting to create a pallet wall but what has stopped me is I wasn’t sure where to create the wall but mostly all the collecting …

10 DIY Ideas For Recycling Old Light Bulbs

Even though many countries are looking to end production of incandescent light bulbs, they are very useful to preppers. They act as ideal sources of …

Best Cabinet Table Saws Reviews in 2018 | Knowledge Base

There are several types of table saws designed to serve different needs. While mainly used in woodworking, table saws can also cut through plastics …

Woodworking