Ebbie Kurian

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24 Quick & Easy DIY Clamp Rack Tuitorials for Organizing Your Workshop

Assembling your woodworking and other projects can be laborious without clamps. And the chances are that you will end up messing up the project.<p>But, …

Woodworking

10 Things This First-Time Novelist Did to Write and Sell a Bestseller (Podcast)

A conversation with author Stephanie Storey about how she found success with a daring risk-it-all game plan.<p>2 min read<p>For many people, landing a television job in Hollywood is a dream, but for Stephanie Storey, it was her Plan B.<p>For 15 years, Storey has served as a producer on shows including <i>The</i> …

Arsenio Hall

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you …

Writing

Smoked Prime Rib

In my humble opinion, the only thing better than roasted prime rib is smoked prime rib. The seductive flavor of the wood smoke and spice mingles with …

Cooking

Essential Table Saw Tune-Up Tips

The table saw is undoubtedly the workhorse of the wood shop. However, it does require some regular maintenance to keep it running well. An improperly …

Woodworking

How to Fall in Love with Writing… Especially if You’re Not a Writer

There comes a point in every writer’s life when they can’t face the blank page again. Whether you’re a copywriter or a fiction writer, that damn …

Writing

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

ManMade Recommended: The Veritas Carpenter's Gauge is $25 Very Well Spent

Among all the items in my shop, the measuring, marking, and layout tools are probably my favorite. Mostly, I love how historic they are: dividers, …

Woodworking

Belly Fat Is Dangerous. Here's How to Get Rid of It.

Belly fat is more dangerous than you think. Here's how to lose it.<p>Guys who carry extra weight in their bellies don’t need another article berating them for their physical condition — they’re quite aware of what they look like, thank you, and many have developed enough self-confidence to not …

Nutrition

An Award-Winning Author Says This Should Be the Goal of Everything You Write

Methods may differ, but the goal is the same.<p>George Saunders is an American author who contributes essays and short stories to <i>The New Yorker</i> and several other publications. Saunders has published several volumes of his short stories, for which he's received prestigious writing awards, including the …

Creative Writing

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

Benchcrafted: Not a Review – an Endorsement

By Christopher Schwarz<p>In Chris Schwarz Blog, Schwarz on Workbenches, Woodworking Blogs<p>3<p>Recently one of the leg vises in my shop cracked. The vise …

Woodworking

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

8 Steps for Preparing Lumber for Woodworking Projects

There are eight steps to preparing lumber at the beginning of the construction phase of a project. Whether you buy rough or surfaced lumber from the …

10 Intense Movie Star Workouts You Can Totally Steal

Vin Diesel: Fast and Furious upper body work<p>Sure, Hollywood’s most notorious street-racer captivates audiences with his driving heroics—but it’s his …

DIY Folding Mobile Workbench Modifications

Editor’s note: I saw Elisha’s version of the American Woodworker DIY Folding Workbench on Instagram and asked her to share her modifications on the …

Woodworking

Tip: 3 Ways to Master the Mind-Muscle Connection

Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.<p>Bodybuilders have always talked about the importance of the mind-muscle …

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

The Testosterone-Boosting Workout | Poliquin Article

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is big business, and it keeps getting bigger. In the US alone, revenue for these drugs is expected to reach …

28 Secret Clamping Tricks from Woodworkers

Clamps are a woodworker's best friend, and there are endless ways to use them in the workshop. Here are 28 of our most unique and useful clamping …

Woodworking

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Best wood router 2018: precision cutting for serious DIY jobs

By Leon Poultney<p>First up, are you looking for the best router or the best <i>router</i>? These are the ones that DIY experts use to cut through wood. Looking …

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

3 Tricks, No Calorie Counting Required<p>Big in the Gym, Fat in the Locker Room<p>If you have a decent amount of muscle but a moderate amount of fat …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

You Can Build this Gorgeous DIY Waterfall Table

Combine your woodworking and welding skills to make this unique side table.<p>The beauty of this DIY waterfall side table is that it incorporates three building techniques, with spectacular results.<p>Brad Rodriquez of Fix This Build That is an accomplished woodworker who has wowed us with projects like …

Woodworking

Why 'Wonderbook' By Jeff VanderMeer Is The One Book About Worldbuilding Every Writer Needs To Read

As any writer of science fiction or fantasy will tell you, worldbuilding is the most arduous part of composing a new story. It can be tough to know …