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Great Furniture Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Easy enough for a beginner. All you need are the right tools and attitude.<p>Building your own furniture can be tough. Especially when you're starting out. Your first couple chairs might be a little wobbly, and your bookshelves may crumble under anything more than a few paperbacks. But you'll get …

Trump Has Called Climate Change a Chinese Hoax. Beijing Says It Is Anything But.

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that the world’s climate is changing, the president-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump, has long been on the side of the deniers.<p>In 2012, he posted on Twitter a couple of messages that asserted that climate change was a hoax that China had devised …

Climate

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Woodworking

2 Pickup Guitar & Bass Wirirng Diagrams

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Building a Cedar-Strip Canoe: The Basics

Building a Cedar-Strip Canoe: The Basics<p>Updated on February 23, 2018<p>I love the adventure and experience of canoe camping—packing food and camping …

Woodworking

Can't Decide Between a Scotch and a Craft Beer? With This Cool Single-Malt, You Won't Have To

This posh new Scotch is made for IPA beer lovers.<p>The world of whisky, particularly Scotch, hangs its hat on age and tradition. The most revered …

Bravo TV

This DIY Machine Can Make Ice Cream Almost Instantly

The worst part about making your own ice cream is waiting for it to freeze. This clever DIY machine makes your homemade ice cream ready to eat in a …

Here's How You Get a Body Like An Olympian

They have some of the best bodies in the world. Now, members of Team USA are hoping to help you transform yours.<p>“I want all the gym members to recognize that we’re all teammates, it doesn’t matter your fitness level,” Alysia Montano, a middle distance runner and seven-time U.S. Outdoor National …

20 little gardens that you can easily copy!

Are you itching to get out into your garden to let your creative juices flow, but aren't sure what exactly you can do with your small outdoor space? …

Landscaping

Nat Geo’s New Website Lets You Print Topo Maps — for Free

Those giant maps gathering dust in the corner of your favorite outdoor store have finally been brought into the 21st century. <i>National Geographic</i>‘s …

U.S. Geological Survey

DIY Cutting Board with Inlay | Easy Woodworking Project

Homemade hydroelectric generator uses plastic bottles as water wheel

<b>Lost in the woods near a stream, with some empty water bottles, wire, plastic plates, and a stepper motor, *and* you need to charge your smartphone?</b> …

Bootleg Nintendo 64 development unit is a game collector's dream

The Nintendo 64 may not have aged quite as well as other systems, with the dawn of 3D graphics ushering in jagged, polygonal characters that look …

Retrogaming

How to Make Crispy and Spicy Vietnamese Pizza at Home | Men's Health

That’s why you need bánh tráng nuong in your life. This Vietnamese “pizza” is crispy, spicy, porky, and so simple to cook that it takes less time than ordering delivery.<p>When I first encountered the meal, I was in Vietnam on a mission to eat as much street food as humanly possible. At first I …

Fantasy Football 2016: Rankings for Top 10 Running Backs and Sleepers

If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear it all.<p>The clashing of pads. The whistles. The quiet tapping of a pencil from a fantasy football owner who's on the clock. The groans when another owner’s beloved sleeper gets picked.<p>Football is coming. That means it’s fantasy season.<p>Wide receivers …

Fantasy Football

11 Ways to Teach Your Kids to DIY

Direct your child's curiosity into exploring how to use tools and make things.<p>A child's energy and curiosity make them ideal candidates for trying new things, including how to use tools and make stuff. Get them started with some basic skills and tools that will pique their interest and have them …

6×8 Shed Plans Blueprints For Sturdy Gable Shed

These <i>6×8 shed plans & blueprints</i> show you how to build a simple garden shed with a gable roof. Only simple woodworking techniques are required for …

Quick and Easy Router Bit Storage

How To Make Drawers The Easy Way - Kitchen Cabinet Build

Watch How Easy It Is to Build a Jet Propane Torch

A jet propane torch can be assembled with a few fittings and parts borrowed from a welder and gas grill.<p>Setting up your own metal foundry starts with a propane torch. Using gas fittings and a few pipes, you can build your own high temperature torch that's supplied by a basic propane tank.<p>The Make …

Top 10 Countertops: Prices, Pros & Cons - Kitchen Countertops Costs - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Today we’re exploring countertops and solid surfaces for kitchens, bathrooms, and for all related home improvement and DIY needs! Selecting a new …

Deck Cleaning Tips and Tricks - Quiet Corner

Your deck gets a lot of traffic. Muddy shoes, spilled food, and wet dogs can leave it dirty, stained, and smelly. Even a deck that’s not a party …

The #1 Tip You Need to Know Before Installing Shiplap

You don't have to hire Joanna Gaines, to give your home some flair.<p>You don't have to hire Joanna Gaines, move to an expensive property, or even spend a ton of money to give your home some farmhouse flair. In fact, there's one particularly easy way to achieve the look and make a statement: …

Joanna Gaines

The Amazon Deals and Bargains You Need to See Today

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 29.<p><i>Mental</i> …

Shopping

How to buy a digital camera: your complete guide

Few gadgets give you quite as many buying options as the digital camera.<p>Even though smartphones have become the go-to camera for most people, there's …

This chatbot is responsible for 160k dismissed parking tickets

Dubbed “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, Joshua Browder, DoNotPay has now successfully contested over 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York.<p>The program attempts to glean information from a simple survey to determine whether an appeal is possible by asking …

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

Making a picture frame (make molding on the table saw)

Power Tools