Ian Sowell

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Build a lumber storage cart for your workshop

Japanese Toolbox

The first time I came across a box like this, it was housing a circular saw. It was made from rec room paneling, scrap pine, and roofing nails. While not much to look at, it was strong, and the action of the lift-out lid fascinated me. A couple of months later I learned that this is also the common …

Japanese Tool Chest: Measured Drawings

Though I use mostly Western tools in my work, I have a deep respect for the craftsmanship and design of Japanese tools. In fact, before good Western …

Building a Convertible Step Stool and Chair

Tool tote

Now that I have a shop again, it's time to get back to woodworking. I feel like an athlete who didn't do anything in the off-season and needs to get …

Credit Where Credit is Due: More on That Cool German Toolbox

Ever since spotting that unique, hinged toolbox that Matthias Wandel did a video of, we've been wondering where it came from. The German marque Würth …

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away - Nature and Environment

<i>Learn how to keep mosquitoes away with these handy suggestions to repel mosquitoes before they attack.</i><p>Humans have been taking aim at mosquitoes since …

Public Health

DIY Home Maintenance: 5 Ways to Save Big on Home Repair

BIG NEWS!<p><b>Our fresh new version of the Living Well Planner® is almost here—preorder now to take advantage of our lowest price of the year, plus get 2</b> …

Turn This Colorful Furniture On Its Side to Switch Up Its Use

Ever get so frustrated with your living room that you’d like to throw your furniture around in protest? With Dice furniture, you’re actually supposed to do that, but it’s the furthest thing from frustrating. The Japanese designers at Torafu Architects have created modular pieces of furniture that …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

16 DIY Outdoor Furniture Pieces

22 Easy And Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Ideas! go: http://diycozyhome.com/22-easy-and-fun-diy-outdoor-furniture-ideas/

Make Your Own Food Storage Shelf

You’ve worked hard all Summer to tend your harvest and grow the perfect garden. Now what? You can preserve all of that produce through canning and …

Vegetables

Some new ideas for old things

Did you know that nail polish can be used as an invisible glue? No, me neither?<p>Or that you could use shower caps (the ones found in hotels) as shoe …

Nails

10 DIY cleaning tips and remedies

Argh! Crayon on walls! Stains on the carpet! Tomato sauce attack! We’ve collected together 10 top tips for remedying common household mishaps, as …

Say Bye Bye to Sniffles with 10 Cold Remedies You Can DIY

It’s true: you can totally DIY yourself back into shape when you’re sniffling, sneezing, or feeling all kinds of sore. Not by breaking out the craft glue, silly, but by whipping up simple cold remedies with all-natural ingredients. These tried and true recipes have you turning to your pantry …

Extreme Garage Shop Makeover-Part 4 | Pinterest | Garage shop, Woodworking and Lumber rack

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

Tool Caddy

Workbenches

Budget Friendly Backyard DIY’s

If you have a backyard and are looking for ways to add a little more fun to your decor, check out this post from Buzzfeed. These 51 ideas for great …

DIY

Easy Garage Storage and Bench

Introduction: Easy Garage Storage and Bench<p>About: People, when you do find that special somebody, you gotta hold that man, hold that woman! Love him, …

Garage - Workshop - Tools - Reno Organization

Patchwork Plywood and Ebonized Oak Dresser<p>Quick-Release Bandsaw Fence<p>Bench Power Supply<p>PVC Class<p>nice! a great habit is being OCD on cleaning up after …

Kreg Tool

'Like' if you think this hardware-sorting box is awesome!<p>Find lots more organization and storage solutions for your garage and/or workshop here: …

Ultimate Tool Stand

Miniature

A make-up table so you can hide your mess when you're done. Interesting :)

SWEET Homemade drill press table with T-Style fence and dust collection- Stumpy Nubs Woodworking 40