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So How Does Analog Film Work Anyway?

Even though it contains some of the most memorable images in human history, how many of us really know how film actually works?<p>Let’s break it down to …

The Oscars

Storing Your Compact Compressor

Save floor space and get organized with this sturdy compressor stand<p>You can get your nail guns, fasteners, hose and accessories off your workbench …

How to Build Modular Storage Cabinets

<b>These no-waste easy-to-build cabinets are a great way to increase the storage in your shop.</b> These modular storage cabinets are designed to be easy to …

18 Cat Products That Won't Cramp Your Home's Style

Make yourself the most stylish cat owner you know!

My Dream Woodworking Workshop (part 3)

Above is the 3rd progress video of my dream woodworking workshop! You can see the first two videos here. (click here if you’re having trouble seeing …

How to Build a Wood Vise

The Moxon twin-screw vise is useful for woodworking at all levels, from dabbler to expert.<p>There are many versions of it, but I will show you how to …

DIY Gift Ideas: Cedar Bathtub Caddy

Looking for something more exciting than bath salts or candles as a gift idea for a bathing enthusiast? If you have an hour and $5, you can create a …

Make a Simple Jig to Improve Your Joinery

In a recent post, I showed you how to use a jig to cut splines to strengthen your miters. This post shows how to make that jig.<p><i>Photos via</i> …

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to …

Woodworking

Storage: How to Triple Your Closet Storage Space

For any size closet!<p>By utilizing every extra inch, this organizer create tons of extra space for your stuff.<p>If you have to dig through a mountain of …

The Littlest Workbench

Introduction: The Littlest Workbench<p>I was going to start this Instructable with a comment aimed at the Maker community arguing why everybody who cuts …

Make Your Own Push Stick For The Ultimate In Table Saw Safety

Push sticks are a must for table saw safety. They keep your hands and fingers off the wood to be cut, and away from the spinning blade. You can make …

How to Install Drawer Slides

While there are many types of drawer slides one can purchase or make, I always seem to gravitate back to these full-extension ball bearing slides. I …

Woodworking

Home Theatre PCs For Your Lounge Room: What You Need To Know

So you want a home theatre PC? Good thinking! It's a great way to get absolute control over all the content on your TV on the one device with …

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Woodworking

How to: Make a Glowing Table and Shelves

Photo: Oh. My. Goodness. A glowing table. I mean, seriously, how cool is <i>that</i>? The process might seem daunting, but it <i>sounds</i> like it's pretty easy. …

Meet Flare, a fresh DIY home security contender

You'll find a ton of features packed into BuddyGuard's disc-shaped DIY security device.<p>Berlin-based BuddyGuard is finishing up a Kickstarter campaign for Flare, its new all-in-one DIY security device that looks like it's part smoke detector, part UFO. With just over a day remaining and more than …

The Best Way To 'Buy The Dip' For Income Investors

As long-term dividend investors, our goal is to <i>maximize income while also protecting and maintaining our capital base</i>. That said, dividend investors …

Investing

Finish Carpentry Tips

Great results, even in bad situations<p>This doorjamb protrudes a bit beyond the wall, and the result is that the trim can’t lie flat and the front of …

A Look at Torsion Boxes

Everyone from furniture builders to door manufacturers to IKEA understands the value of a torsion box. A torsion box is a completely flat, very …

Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench

Introduction: Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench<p>First order of business when I moved into my house was to build a work bench. Okay the wife made …

The Best A/V receivers

You would think that buying an A/V receiver would be relatively easy: Find one that has the number of channels you need and the features you want — …

Audiophile