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How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

How 6 Different Stains Look On 5 Popular Types of Wood

We’ve been wanting to do a wood/stain study for years now and in my head, I wanted to do <i>every</i> type of wood with about 20 different stains each. But …

Woodworking

12 Vegetable Garden Plans & Layout Ideas That Will Inspire You

Are you ready to plant your garden, but are feeling a little unsure of how to lay it out?<p>Well, it seems everyone faces that dilemma each year. The …

Gardening

Expert Advice: Three No-Fail Color Palettes for Walls, Ceiling, and Trim

Never underestimate the power of paint—a fresh coat goes a long way toward reframing a space without the time or commitment of a remodel. But …

Home Decorating

Getting Technical: 5 Types of Wood Joints You Should Know

No matter if a piece of furniture is big or small, plywood or solid, the type of joint used in production can make or break the item, literally.

Japanese Wood Joinery Techniques - Quiet Corner

Before there were complex wood glues and screws, Japanese craftsmen used a series of interlocking joints to connect wood for structures and beams. …

How to Build a French Cleat Shelf to Hold Virtually Anything

French cleats are magical in their strength and simplicity. Here's how to make these amazing joints.<p>French cleats are often used to secure cabinets to walls, but can also be used to build modular shelves that can help organize your workspace. A French cleat system will be just as strong as most …

Handplane Basics

Woodworkers tend to have very strong feelings about the different ways of doing things – and handplanes is one of those subjects where opinions can …

Woodworking

9 Zero Waste experts to follow on Instagram

<b>Stay on track with your zero waste efforts by joining an inspiring community doing the same thing.</b><p>Instagram is a great platform for educating people …

Sustainability

12 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space & Grown Easily

Plants have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. The medicinal plants including flower plants and herbs are easy to grow at home. …

How to Build Kitchen Cabinets & Install Drawer Slides

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How to Fix Common Mistakes Made When Building Things Out of Wood

I'll always prefer working with wood over metal and plastic, because wood is such a forgiving material. Inevitably when you're working with the …

Considering a fixer-upper? Here’s what you need to know

What you need to know before taking the plunge<p>Homebuyers often start their search looking to score a deal on a fixer-upper, hoping to transform it into their dream home. Though it sounds like fun, the reality is that the overhaul process—fraught with decision-making, unexpected headaches, and …

Why Floorplanner is the Best Free Room Design App out There

Online Design App Floorplanner Review<p>Design a 2D or 3D Room Online With Floorplanner<p>Updated September 22, 2016<p>Floorplanner is hands down the best …

Maker Essentials: Working with Plywood and 2×4s

Plywood and 2×4s are the skin and bones of most modern structures. Both are inexpensive, easy-to-find, and endlessly adaptable. But just because they’re commonplace doesn’t mean they’re simple. Here’s a quick overview of what makes these materials such an essential for Makers, along with a few tips …

Make a Mitre Gauge Tapering Jig for the Table Saw

Kitchen of the Week: Hudson Valley Farmhouse Kitchen Reborn

A while back we dropped in on artist Dunja Von Stoddard’s 1880s farmhouse in Rhinebeck, New York, and especially admired the kitchen. Dunja recently …

Kitchens

Decorative Joints

Perhaps because it is such an everyday material many people do not realise the importance of PAPER as a munition of war – not merely newspaper, but …

DIY

A Home Roaster’s Dictionary, From First Crack to Silverskin

Few things are better than sipping on a delicious coffee that you roasted yourself. Becoming a home roaster allows you to explore the different types …

Coffee

Found: The 14 Best Cheap Barstools on the Internet

Few pieces of furniture are more frustrating to spend money on than items that come in multiples. Sure, it's easy to justify a large one-off splurge …

10 Ways to DIY Your Own Built In Shelves

It’s generally thought that owners of old homes reap many beautiful benefits from their living space. Older homes like to show off with honeyed wood …

I've Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Here's How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

So, ever since I learned to use an electric drill, I've followed this rule: when joining two pieces of wood, you drill an appropriately sized pilot …

Woodworking

Kepos Street Kitchen's asparagus, pea and feta tart recipe

I think a weekend brunch is sometimes the best meal of the week because you have a little more time to prepare and a little more time to enjoy the meal. I don’t get to have brunch that often at the moment because I’m usually cooking for other people at the restaurants but it’s a great way to …

Asparagus

Almost-forgotten Handsaw Tricks

by Carl Bilderback<br>pages 64-65<br>from the October 2006 issue<p><i>This article also appears in the book “Handsaw Essentials.“</i><p>About 35 years ago I was using a …

Woodworking

How to Sew a Button: Your 60-Second Guide | The Art of Manliness

You might think that sewing isn’t a manly skill, and rely on your mom or wife to replace buttons for you when they’ve popped off a shirt or pair of …

Expert Advice: 5 DIY Finishes for Painted Furniture, Vintage Edition

Whether you’ve snagged a great find at Brimfield—or just have a bureau sitting around that needs an update—painting is a great and cost-effective way …

Woodworking

Brian Jean pledges to rid education system of NDP's 'ideological curriculum'

Brian Jean says if he becomes Alberta's next premier, there would continue to be choice for parents in how they educate their children.<p>The United …

Canada

Switch to Renewables Won't End the Geopolitics of Energy

Countries that dominate the export of rare-earth minerals will be the petrostates of tomorrow.<p>In another sign that the age of fossil fuels is waning, the California State Senate has passed a bill to commit the state to use 100 percent renewable energy for power by 2045. Other states and cities -- …

Rare Earth

Teachers lack confidence to talk about residential schools, study says

A study suggests that while teachers may want to instruct about residential schools and include Indigenous culture in their classrooms, they don't …

Canada