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A business owner and craftsman standing in the doorway of her workshop.

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Trestle table plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>trestle table plans</b>. If you want to build a beautiful dining table and you look an unique design, this trestle …

Learning and STEM toys we love

<i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that supports its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We don't think …

Kids

Presenting Today

The 10 Most Important Things in Public Speaking Today<p>If presenting at work or speaking in public is a source of anxiety for you then you are not …

Is This the Secret to Making Better Decisions?

Have you ever reached a big goal only to feel unsatisfied and not at all how you thought you'd feel once you achieved it? We've all been there. Turns …

Goal Setting

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

The folks at <i>National Geographic</i> just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey …

ByFusion turns all types of ocean plastic into eco-friendly construction blocks

The problem of ocean waste, particularly the plastic variety, is a big one, and many creative people are working on ways to clean it up. Finding ways …

Genius

How to Generate Passive Income

1. Generating and selling Books/articles for revenue sharing<br>2. Owning and operating static websites for advertising dollars<br>3. Investing in stocks and …

Personal Finance

HomeMade Modern EP23 Pipe Bench

Turn any 2x12 into a rustic, modern bench with a simple configuration of iron pipe fittings. This project can be made in less than 15 minutes without …

From Father To Father, A Few Words Of Wisdom On Raising Kids With Autism

Charles Jones' 12-year-old son, Malik, has autism. When he found out, Jones says, the news came as a shock — and fodder for plenty of fears.<p>"It was like a shot in the gut," he says. "I thought my son would be nonverbal, that he would never say 'I love you.' But when he started talking he wouldn't …

Autism

DIY Pop-Up Bench Dogs!

Bench dogs. Bench cookies. It may sound like we’re eating at a summer cookout but these terms refer to two common workbench accessories. If you’ve ever noticed strategically-placed square holes around a woodworking or other workbench, those are called dog holes and they are designed to accept …

Woodworking

Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?

As kids, we all learned that people have five senses: sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste. But the truth is that we’ve got all kinds of perceptive …

Literature

Guided Meditation: Working with the Breath

The theme of Tricycle Meditation Month 2016 is “beginning again.” In this video from the Tricycle online retreat archives, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, an …

Build Your Own Track Saw for Straight, Accurate Cuts

Add a DIY track saw to your woodworking arsenal and start ripping full sheets of plywood.<p>Track saws are simple, just direct drive saws attached to a track, allowing you to cut long sheets of wood in a straight line. If you try to freehand guide a circular saw along the same path, the result will …

Top 10 Green Home Improvements Plus Their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

In today’s fractured world it is next to impossible to find one thing on which everyone agrees, but Eco-friendly home improvement choices are one of …

21 books to read if you want to boost your career

With summer <i>finally</i> here, and hopefully a vacation or two on your calendar, you’re probably on the hunt for a good book. While you should give your …

Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler

As one of the commenters exclaims on David Neat’s blog of modeling tips: “I feel like I’ve just discovered the Holy Grail of modeling sites!” David’s simple, plain WordPress blog betrays the amount and quality of the content found there. David writes about and teaches model-making and this site …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

The Art of Using Story to Communicate the Value of Big, Hairy Ideas

A priest, a penguin, and a newspaper reporter walk into a bar. The penguin orders a shot of Red Eye. The priest starts juggling three flaming chain saws. The newspaper reporter turns to the bartender and says: "I know there's a story here somewhere."<p>And yes, there is. There are stories everywhere. …

Make Sturdier Wood Joints by Using Hot Glue as a Clamp for Wood Glue

Wood glue is designed to hold strong and create long-lasting wood joints, but it takes awhile to dry. Hot glue, on the other hand, hardens almost …

Woodworking

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

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Construction Matters: How Advances in Brick, Steel, and Concrete Changed Architecture

How the technology behind the building blocks of construction informs the craft and creativity of architecture<p>In an era of insane renderings and conceptual construction projects, Georg Windeck, an architect and teacher at Cooper Union, wanted to take a different look at technology’s relationship to …

Quit Your Job

A midlife career shift can be good for cognition, well-being, and even longevity.<p>Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones. Perhaps you have reached your 40s, 50s, or 60s blissfully happy in your job. You are engaged, fulfilled, and challenged. Your work draws on your natural talents and passions. If …

How To Tell Your Unique Story

Acclaimed author Phillip Pullman once famously said that after “nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the …

Folding Extension Cord Organizer!

Cast Your Own Concrete Charm<p>Restoring 20 Years Old Bench<p>Modern Plywood Chairs - 2 Chairs,1 Sheet of Plywood<p>PVC Class<p>very nice build!<p>What a wonderful …

Woodworking

Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage

Space-saving solutions for a small shop<p>smart-shop-in-a-one-car-garage.pdf (1.2 MB)<p>Tales of bad shops are a woodworker’s war stories. After living in …

Woodworking

Folding Step Stool!

Building A Shop Air Cleaner