Gary Jack

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Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

DIY Furniture Knock Offs: CB2, West Elm, Pottery Barn

Once upon a time there used to be a fairly definitive line between what a person should buy and what was possible to DIY. This is not the case any …

How to build a star simulator

Download PDFs to help you with this <i>How to</i> here.<p>It is true that there are a number of commercially available accessories that will generate artificial …

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How to Make Mini DIY Dust Collectors for Each Workshop Tool

No ductwork or blast gates to worry about.<p>A dust collection system is an important workshop safety feature, but investing in a dust collector and running ductwork and hoses around your shop can be expensive and time-consuming. Matthias Wandel enjoys building his own tools, so it's only natural that …

Thai Sausages From Olympia Provisions and Pok Pok

To give that tailgate platter or an autumn stir-fry a twist, consider searing these sai ua sausages. Olympia Provisions in Portland, Ore., makes the Thai links in collaboration with Andy Ricker of the Pok Pok restaurants there and in New York. Along with fish sauce, lemongrass, garlic and shallots, …

10 Weekend DIY Projects to Convert Empty Wine Bottles into Gorgeous Pieces of Art

Do you love wine? Do your friends comment on your ability to drink it like water? Then you probably have a lot of wine bottles lying around. But …

Aldo Leopold Bench Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about aldo leopold bench plans. This bench is super simple to build, but surprisingly sturdy. If you like …

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

A Thai Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

A Thai Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe, Why It's Healthier To Make Your Own Dressing<p>Prep time<p>1 min<p>Cook time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>6 mins<p>4 ingredients Thai …

3 Striking Photos That Capture Color, Filters, and Light

Together with the good folks at LIFX—creator of the world’s brightest Wi-Fi enabled smart LED light bulbs—we challenged you to explore the world …

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

Long Exposure Photography Without a Tripod

Recently, I took a trip to Wichita, Kansas to see my sister get married. I packed up my camera, a few flashes, and my tripod for this trip with hopes …

Get Sparkling Windows With This DIY Cleaning Spray

Good for that mirror full of toothpaste splatter, too.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>· 1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>· 2 cups warm water<p>· 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol<p>· 1/2 cup vinegar<p>1. Add the cornstarch, water, alcohol and vinegar to an empty spray bottle; shake until combined.<p>2. To use, spray onto a glass …

Quick Tip: How to Fix Uneven Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s a quick how-to that will probably come in handy sometime down the road for every portrait photographer. Have you ever shot a portrait where …

6 Spectacular Portrait Lenses for Sony Mirrorless Cameras

It would be hard to argue that Sony does not have the attention of the photographic community, with their A7 series of full frame mirrorless cameras …

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Editing Images in CSS: Combining Techniques

In last two tutorials of this series, we have discussed how filters and blend modes can completely change the appearance of images. In this tutorial, …

Creating a Timelapse Sequence with Lightroom

Time-lapse photography is the closest thing to how you shoot as a still photographer. It’s essentially clicking a shutter and making a single image, …

HomeMade Modern EP57 Outdoor Concrete Bench

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

5 Ways to Light a Black and White Portrait

How do you set up the perfect black and white portrait? Photographer Nathan Elson demonstrates some of his favorite lighting setups, using a mixture …

27 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

These are a class act.

The Key to Minimalist Photography

Since the 20th Century, artists have used components like color and shapes to create a simple, minimalist pieces of work. As photographers, we can …

12 Travel Photography Tips: How to Get Over Your Fear

Shares 281<p><i>This is part 2 of a 2-part series about travel photography. Click here to see the first post!</i><p>In the last post, I told you about that very …

3 Simple Recipes for Skillet Cookies

This is the perfect party dessert for a crowd that craves sweets. There’s a recipe for everyone, including Peanut Butter and Chocolate, Oatmeal …

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DIY Decor + Art Made from Digital Vacation Photos

If you're like me, all of your photos are probably trapped on your phone and computer—including those great shots you captured during your summer …

19 Life-Changing Baking Tips From Professional Bakers

These are pretty sweet.

Watch This: Tips For Dramatic Portraits With One Light

Getting started with off-camera lighting can be a bit overwhelming. You have triggers, modifiers, models, reflectors, power settings, and a million …

DIY | 9 Back-to-School Projects

Getting ready for Back-to-School? We've rounded up a few projects we've posted here in the past that are perfect for back-to-school. Customize your …