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Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

Wi-Fi

Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Mayweather vs. Berto

It's that time of year again.<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. soundly defeated Andre Berto on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in the latest big-time boxing match. Mayweather was just too good for Berto. All three judges at ringside scored the bout for Mayweather, the best fighter of his era.<p>Even …

Boxing

How to Transform Your Garage Into the Ultimate DIY Workshop

A garage is a natural place to store tools and equipment, but that doesn’t mean it’s the ideal place to build your next project. Here’s how to …

DIY Plans: Bedroom Furniture - Beds, Dressers, Nightstands, Cradle - Woodworking Plans

DIY Plans 1: Bedroom Furniture Plans<p>in association with FurniturePlans.com<p>This project is the centerpiece of our Mission collection. The Prairie …

Complete Guide to Buying Lumber | The Art of Manliness

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, while I’m not the handiest or craftiest guy, I do make an effort to expand my DIY skills when I …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense
Woodworking

How to Repair Snowshoes | The Art of Manliness

For the traveling modern man, snow is an inconvenience. We brush it off our cars, blow it off our driveways, and plow it off our roads; we jump in …

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build an Andrew Table

This fine looking specimen has quite a bit in common with one of our most loved on project plans, the Indoor / Outdoor Provence Beam Dining Table, …

Woodworking

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser Soon

As 2014 gives way to 2015, you’ll likely be reviewing your investment results for the year, and looking ahead to this year and beyond. So here’s a …

Retirement

The Best Online Banks for Linked Checking, Savings Accounts

It should come as no surprise that bank accounts are not made equal. Fees, interest rates and minimums all vary from bank to bank. The savvy consumer …

4 Great Books for your DIY Library

Outside the blogs like this one, books are a great way to get new ideas and sharpen your skills. All too often, I find nothing but outdated crafting …

Woodworking

Japanese woodwork: A tradition hundreds of years old, but still as cool as ever 【Video】

One of the beautiful aspects of Japanese culture is the dichotomy between, yet the harmony of, modern technology and steadfast tradition. On one hand …

Woodworking Plans, Wood Projects, Books & Tools

In Popular Woodworking Magazine, February 2018 learn from some of the best woodworkers and learn great techniques!<p>$6.99<p>Back for his 33rd season, Roy …

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

The 29 Modern Classics Every Gentleman Needs To Read

The modern gentleman knows more about the world than what he sees around him, or what he's experienced.<p>That means the modern gentleman reads books — he collects knowledge. And he doesn't stop at the classics— he's also caught up with today's greatest literary works.<p>We've put together a list of …

Books

Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …

100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library | The Art of Manliness

<i>Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay</i><p>There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your …

10 Overlooked Truths About Action | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“This is a holy moment. A sacramental moment. A moment in which a man feels the gods as …

How to Wrap Your Extension Cord Like a Contractor and Eliminate Knots | The Art of Manliness

Do your extension cords look like this when you’re unraveling them, no matter how nicely they were wrapped up?<p>Today I’m going to show you a tip that …

Theodore Roosevelt's Reading List | The Libraries of Great Men | The Art of Manliness

Many men are quick to buy the newest book from their favorite business leader or sports hero. From the late Stephen Covey (a personal favorite of …

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …