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Make a Moxon Vise

The Moxon Vise Is a simple Vise and can be made in a day or less. it is a hand tool that can be extremely useful for dovetails and other fine …

8 Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn Calligraphy And Hand-Lettering

If you don't know where to start...start here!<p><i>Rachel Miller is a Senior Lifestyle Editor at BuzzFeed and the author of Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together.</i>

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Sewing

Why Screening and Corrective Exercise Should Be the Foundation of Every Exercise Program

<b>Functional exercise, prehabilitation, and corrective exercises are growing exponentially and being addressed in everything from Runner’s World, Men’s</b> …

Exercise

How Not to Go Bald

12 Ways to Fight Hair Loss<p>Is All Hair Loss the Same?<p>No. In fact, there are numerous types of hair loss that can occur due to different things, such …

How to create a realistic oil painting of nature

While I’m an illustrator and fine artist by trade, based outside of Seattle, I’ve been working primarily as a concept artist for the past 16 years. I …

Washington State

How to Make Money on YouTube, More Bike Modifications, a Bench with a Surprise & more

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>"Upcycled Skateboard-Cargo-Rack-Mudguard-Thing"</b><p>Laura Kampf continues upgrading her "Swiss Army bike," this time …

Falling back in love with sketching

Less design more detail<p>Once in a while I go through lazy phases but historically have always carried a sketchbook around with me and drawn. I draw a …

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.” …

How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

Here's what you need to know...<p>The pull-up has been beaten to death by lifters and athletes who try at all costs to get their rep total higher and …

Vintage 'Western Flyer' RV is a Cure for the Summertime Blues

Looking for the perfect getaway vehicle?<p>It's amazing what a weekend away can do. No emails, no phone calls, no business meetings, and no deadlines. Fully "unplugging" from the modern world isn't always easy... but oh how worthwhile it is, and for many, the weekend summer road trip is the perfect …

Weekend Workshop: Survive The Wasteland with these ‘Fallout’ DIY Nuka-Cola caps

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Tip: Increase Pull-Up Power With This Simple Plan

This workout strategy combines high frequency with very low reps to get you doing double-digit pull-ups. Take a look!<p>Mini-Sets for Maximum Gains<p>Suck …

Daily Scenes and Landscapes Beautiful Illustrated Posters

Swen Swensøn est un artiste freelance qui officie le plus souvent en tant que graphiste. Au travers de ses prints, il capture la beauté qui réside …

Salt & Pepper — The Art of Illustrating Texture

Learn four different texture techniques using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.<p>In the world of illustration you sometimes need to add depth and …

How to get started in CalligraphyIn this guest post, Seb Lester...

How to get started in Calligraphy<i>In this guest post, Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practices and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop</i> …

The secret to making perfect Chinese fish balls

One of the best things about living in a melting pot is other people’s holidays. Each one is a window into someone else’s experience, a snippet of someone else’s culture. And, almost invariably, it comes with food.<p>My Irish husband, in marrying me, became a Menu Jew. I know it’s Purim when Kevin …

Food & Dining

The Lost Fox – Limited Edition Screen Prints

A selection of limited edition screen prints from The Lost Fox.<p>The Lost Fox is a collaboration between illustrator Dan Forster and printmaker Jan …

Graphic Design

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Becoming Home: A Kitchen Tour

I once toured a wooden schooner, a replica of a boat that had long-ago plied the waters of the Great Lakes, freighting goods across fresh water so …

Develop One-Arm & Lock-Off Strength with Uneven-Grip Pull-ups

Getting stronger is fundamental to advancing your climbing ability season over season. While there is no single “magic” exercise to get you to the …

Workouts

How to draw… Easter Island heads

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Non-fiction (children and teens),Illustration,Art and design,History<p>Richard Wilkinson, Illustrator and co-curator of the mega book Historium, teaches you how to draw an amazing Easter Island head in …

Easter Island

Jamie Hewlett's First Art Exhibition Is a Tribute to 70s Sexploitation, Tarot and Trees

The creator of Gorillaz and 'Tank Girl' talks us through it.<p><i>This article was originally published on VICE UK</i><p>Having created both Gorillaz and Tank Girl during almost 30 years as a graphic artist, Jamie Hewlett has finally been tempted into a gallery for his debut art show. He was inspired, like so …

In the Details: Making a 'Folding Sawhorse on Steroids'

Based in Tahoe City, California, Barclay Moore has been making custom furniture in his tiny one-car garage since 1986. Working in the small space, …

Woodworking

The Everyday Uses of Sailor Craft Knots

Even as the summer wanes, the allure of the ocean remains. Nautical themes have long found their way into the world of design, perhaps for this reason, but for those familiar with sailing, there's nothing quite as important as a knot. A good understanding of sailing knots has helped guarantee …

Building a Traditional Kayak with Polyester Skin and Plywood

Maker Trevor Akin has been building boats for himself for years. Now with the “Kidyak” he’s built a child-sized, skin-on-frame kayak for his daughter. This is a sturdy, light, inexpensive and relatively easy to build kid version of a traditional Arctic kayak like those used in Western Greenland.<p>He …

Woodworking

12 DIY Pebble Mosaics For The Restless

Pebbles are all the rage these days. They are everywhere and make a great project for your boring weekend. Most of these projects are totally open to …

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