Raymond Martinez Jr

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How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

Woodworking

Two brothers from Canada turn skateboards into colorful furniture and housewares

Adrian and Martinus Pool are brothers and woodworkers in Canada who combined their love of skateboarding and woodworking. They make furniture, …

Furniture

Recipe: grilled sweet corn with chili lime honey butter

There is no easier way to round out a BBQ than corn. A summertime cookout staple, corn adds color, flavor, variety and substance to a table that’s …

Recipes

Tiki Cocktail Recipes That Don’t Suck

Missionary’s Downfall<p><i>Beverage Director Julian Cox at Three Dots and a Dash in Chicago’s River North neighborhood says the key to a great tiki drink</i> …

Cocktails

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …

Woodworking

How to send and receive texts from the comfort of your computer

Don't let your phone distract you.<p>When you're already sitting at your desk, you don't want to keep digging your phone out of your pocket to peck out SMS messages. So send them from your computer. This way, you don't have to let your smartphone distract you too much—and you'll have an easier time …

Apps

Tinker, tailor, soldier... lady: unmasking the women who spied for the Stuarts after the Civil War

<b>Jessie Childs reviews Invisible Agents by Nadine Akkerman</b><p>The great politician and historian of the Civil War era, Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, had a sister. She went by the name of Mrs Edwards, and sometimes Mistress St Barbe, Mistress Simburbe or Mr Gotherintone.<p>She worked for the Sealed Knot, …

War

Margaret Fulton's paella valenciana recipe

Paella valenciana<p><i>serves 8</i><p>1/2 tsp saffron threads<br>5 cups chicken stock<br>1/2 cup olive oil<br>4 half chicken breasts<br>2 onions, chopped<br>2 cloves garlic, chopped<br>1 red capsicum, seeded and cut into strips<br>2 1/2 cups rice, washed and drained<br>2 tomatoes, peeled and cut into eights<br>1 cup shelled green peas<br>500g seafood …

Recipes

Bourbon-Mint Arnold Palmer Cocktail

Instructions<p><b>To make the lemonade</b>: In a small saucepan, combine the sugar with 1 cup of the water. Place the saucepan over medium-high heat and bring …

Recipes

For the Best Chocolate Milkshake, Make a Black & White

One of my first gigs as a food writer was at my college newspaper. I reviewed local restaurants and covered breaking news like: The campus diner now has milkshakes! There were half a dozen flavors: vanilla, chocolate, coffee, Nutella, blueberry, and strawberry.<p>But there was something odd about the …

Dessert

Tamarind Margaritas

Preparation<p>Put the tamarind pods or paste and the sugar in a large heatproof bowl. Cover with the boiling water. Let stand until cool, about 30 …

Recipes

A Brilliant Way to Store Belts and Ties Out of the Way

Store ties and belts comfortably<p>My closet was stuffed to the gills, and I needed a handy place to hang ties and belts. So I built a simple rack from …

Accessories

Rustic DIY With a Twist: Magical Glow-in-the-Dark Resin-Inlay and Table

When most people see a cracked piece of timber they automatically condemn it as ruined. This project, however, celebrates those imperfections and …

Rustic

50 DIY Home Decor And Furniture Projects You Can Make From 2X4s

If you have ever wanted to build your own furniture or home decor, I have a wonderful treat for you. I’ve found 50 home decor and furniture ideas …

Woodworking

The Better-Than-Water Drink I Sip to Stay Hydrated

For two summers in a row now, my younger sister has come to visit me in New York City. She arrives at my apartment, tanned, in dusty work boots and always, always, some kind of frayed denim. We hug and kiss, and almost immediately she’s pulling from her backpack: firm, jubilant green beans; tight …

Time I

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Crafts for Men

With the temps warming up, it is most certainly time to get mouths a-watering for barbecue season. Whether gas or charcoal, most of us have a …

5 YouTube Channels Every Woodworker Needs to Watch Right Now

The internet is full of great content. Inspiration for DIYers doesn't get much better than these five excellent woodworking makers.<p>1. Jimmy …

Woodworking

What's the Difference Between Gold and Silver Tequilas—And Which Should I Drink?

Some tequilas are made for sipping, not shooting. (A shocker, we know.)<p>There comes a time in every adult’s life when you realize tequila is for more …

Alcohol

Woodworking Project: 7 Steps Make Modern LED Desk Lamp

This was an entirely new project for me. I’ve always been fascinated with edge-lit acrylic and I figured it would make for a nice desk lamp. The …

Root Beer Tea Recipe

This simple, slightly sweet, slightly spicy tea is great for gout or psoriasis, or to manage hormonal swings.<p>Ingredients:<p>2 tablespoons sarsaparilla …

Recipes

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Cooking

Woodworking Tips: How to Gluing Wood Together

Choose the right glue for your wood and joint<p>Two factors contribute to the success and longevity of a glue joint: the gluing process and the type of …

Eat More Lentils To Help Stop Diabetes By Bringing Glucose Levels Down By 35 Percent, New Study Finds

Canadian scientists have found that eating more lentils can have surprising and important health benefits by helping the body keep blood sugar levels …

Diabetes

Add RGB lighting to your car’s interior for under $10 Prime shipped at Amazon

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>MingerDirect (99% positive feedback lifetime) is offering its One-Line RGB Car Interior Lights for <b>$9.74 Prime shipped</b> when you use …

Woodworking Project: Make Cutting Boards From Scrap Wood Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Gather Materials & Supplies & Details on the Type of Wood You Should Use<p>You’ll need a decent amount of scraps for this project, so make sure …

The Best Bottles of Kirkland Booze to Buy at Costco — Including the Vodka and Beyond — Shopping

Costco's private-label brand, Kirkland Signature, has practically earned superstar status, with everything from olive oil to laundry soap earning …

Bacon Bourbon Jell-O Shots

The jell-o shots are phenomenal, but be sure to REALLY pat your perfectly cooked bacon dry with paper towels. Otherwise the fat will leak into the …

15 FABULOUS DIY PLUMBING PIPE PROJECTS

You’ve probably passed the plumbing pipe aisle at your favorite home improvement store many times, but maybe it’s time to give the pipes a second …

Indianapolis

• <b>Author:</b> Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic<p><b>A human drama unlike any other: the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history.</b><p>Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific Islands in …