Paul Millar

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Walking the Camino de Santiago

“There’s nothing in Santiago.” Anya pauses, turning to look outside. An hour earlier I’d knocked on her door in the small village of Agés, asking for …

Hiking

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …

Woodworking

Hiking Striding Edge – Helvellyn’s Famous Ridge Walk

Britain recently voted the hike up to Helvellyn as its favourite walk, so it would not be a wild leap to assume that Striding Edge could be Britain’s …

Hiking

How to: Make a DIY Modern Concrete Fire Pit from Scratch

<i>There's no doubt about the cheer. Beside your fire you live in a private, glowing little world. All around you, fire shapes dance across rocks and</i> …

DIY

31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or anything at all!) but make a huge improvement …

Woodworking

Woodworking Project: Easy Japanese Style Bench to Build

This sweet little bench is from my new book of simple but stylish woodworking projects, <i>Build Stuff with Wood</i>. It’s straightforward in every way — you …

Woodworking

5M Twin Door Canvas Bell Tent

From the ground up we have selected features that we believe deliver the very best in a luxury canvas bell tent. Our heavy duty 540gsm waterproof PVC …

Google Wallet

I bought a one-way ticket to Switzerland to take care of goats, and it was the best decision of my life

In January 2017, I moved to Switzerland for a goat. Actually, two goats. My best friend, my grandma, had died a few months prior, and I needed to get away from big-city life — there were countless reminders of her at every turn.<p>When I saw a Facebook post about a woman needing a goat-sitter in the …

Kayaking

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

Woodworking Technique: How precisely do you have to crosscut to length?

A reader recently emailed me to ask <b>the best kind of question</b> – a simple one with broad implications. Using only a hand tools, he asked, how do you …

Woodworking

1979 Land Rover Series III SUV

This 1979 Land Rover Series III is a perfect example of a simple, quality rebuild that lets the original vehicle speak for itself. Stripped down to …

Land Rover

Does Skateboarding ACTUALLY Help Your Surfing and Vice Versa?

<b>In Southern California, skating and surfing go hand in hand.</b> When it’s pumping, it’s time to surf. When it’s flat, the wind’s howling on shore, or …

Skateboarding

Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't<p>One will form the top of the cabinet and another will form the bottom. The two …

Woodworking

5 Simple Steps How to Choose Wood Lumber for Woodworking

<b>1. Choose between hardwood and softwood</b><p>The first thing that you will have to decide on when choosing lumber for woodworking would be to decide …

Woodworking

SKATEBOARDING IS SET TO HIT THE BIG SCREEN IN ‘SKATE KITCHEN’ THIS AUGUST

Skateboarding is set to hit the big screen this August when <i>SKATE KITCHEN</i> is released. This film stars Fortune skateboards’ Rachelle Vinberg as …

Skateboarding

12 Secret Hiding Places That Will Deceive Thieves

Whether it’s jewelry, important papers or emergency cash, we all have stuff we want to keep safe. These hiding spots are sure to deceive even …

Dental Care

How to Make Woodworking Mortise and Tenon Joints with Hand Tools

You don’t need many hand tools to make a traditional mortise and tenon joint. All you need to cut tenons and chop mortises is:<p>Wood<br>• A marking gauge or …

Woodworking

The Only 5 Knives I Bring to Go Camping (or Hiking or Backpacking)

I’ve been a dedicated hiker, camper, and mountaineer for a decade now, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned from all my years of outings, it’s that …

Bear Grylls

56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their go-to tips.<p>Clamping up …

Woodworking

There's A Wrong Way to Grow Basil, And Then There's This Way

It's summer and that means herb garden time. Whether you have an actual patch of dirt to till or you use small pots in your windowsill, growing herbs …

Gardening

If You Want a Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia, This Is the One You Crave

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We love scouring the internet for reasons to spend money we don’t have on cars we daydream about owning, and these are our picks this …

RVs

This Portable Fire Place Folds Up Like A Camping Chair

Growing up, I always wanted a fire pit. I suggested it to my parents on numerous occasions, as I did with a pool and a trampoline, but they always …

Camping

6 tents perfect for camping this summer

Now that summer is here, it’s time to prepare for some camping trips. But finding a great tent can be tricky. Are you an adventurer who needs a tent …

Camping

Hot Ash Mini Wood Burning Rocket Stove

Campers, adventurers and explorers searching for a lightweight wood burning rocket stove may be interested in the new Hot Ash Mini launched via …

Camping

The last unexplored places on Earth

Want to discover a new species, tread where others haven’t, or simply leave behind the stresses of the modern world? These destinations are a good place to start.<p>The Darien Gap<p>The Pan-American Highway is a vast network of roads that stretches for 19,000 miles from Prudhoe Bay, on the north coast of …

National Parks

#VANLIFE: Recon Campers’ Nissan NV200 sleeps four & fits in your garage

Recon Campers founder Stephen Schank basically wanted something small enough to park downtown, but still be able to use for weekend adventures and …

Windsurfing

50 Most Profitable Woodworking Projects to Build and Sell

Woodworking can be a very good way to earn some side income for yourself as a student, stay-at-home mom or dad, or an unemployed graduate. Wood …

Woodworking

11 awesome Volkswagen campers from the Adventure & Allwheel show

Wingamm Micros T5 camper<p>The Micros from Italy's Wingamm seems the epitome of a Class B+ motorhome, since it's a bit larger than a Class B camper van …

32 Projects (With Videos!) You Can Do in 2 Hours or Less

The best thing about these projects isn’t that they’re easy or quick to build, though that’s pretty cool. It’s that each one includes a helpful video …

Tips for Tight Miters and Miter Cuts | Family Handyman

Mark, don’t measure<p>Accurate marks<p>Whenever possible, hold your trim in place and mark where the miter cut should be. It’s quicker and more accurate …