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The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

I Can Do That: Routers Beyond Roundovers

Episode 3 of I Can Do That – Season 4 features one of my favorite tools in the shop – the router. While routers are great for adding round-overs and …

The Double-Layer Chocolate Cake I Make for My Son’s Birthday

When I called my son, Joshua, on his birthday last month, his first words were, “You’re a minute early!” And I was. But that was the only unpredictable part of our conversation. Every year, I call at 9:40 a.m. to recount the story of his birth. I tell him that it snowed lightly that day; that I …

How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

How to Draw Eye-pleasing Arches

I use a lot of arched shapes in my work. They are a pleasing geometrical construction that can be used in doors, on the ends of bookshelves or on the …

Woodworking

Make New Brass Look Old

One of my current jobs involves adding a few cabinets to a 1912 kitchen. The kitchen’s lone original built-in has frame and panel doors hung on …

Woodworking

Men's Style | Uncrate

Reigning Champ Cap ($95). <br>District Vision Sunglasses ($219). <br>Puma x Han Kjobenhavn Backpack ($159). <br>A.P.C. Hoodie ($250). <br>Adidas Ultraboost ($180). …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

Adding These 7 Quick Changes to Your Morning Routine Can Make You Happier

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>Sometimes it’s the big things that make us happy—the birth of a …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools

Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer, polyester and polyurethane, and urishi. I have poured finishes, mopped them, sprayed, brushed, burnt, rubbed, and polished. I have even experimented with <i>not</i> finishing wood …

This Detroit Furniture Startup Wants To Dethrone Ikea

Floyd wants to furnish your house forever.<p>A few years ago, Kyle Hoff moved to an apartment in Chicago and decided to bring his Ikea Malm bed with him. He took extra care to remove every bolt and screw and package them for safekeeping so he could reassemble the bed when he arrived at his new place. …

CNC Cut a Family Heirloom Step Stool

As far back as I can remember there was a fixture in all of my family member’s houses: a little wooden stool. Purchased by my great uncle Frank, an engineer, from one of his co-workers for every female relative, my mother’s copy was my breakfast table during Saturday morning cartoons; the fort for …

Top 10 Basic Dog Training Commands

When training your dog, it's important to spend time teaching your dog certain actions, or commands. There are several basic dog training commands …

How to Train Your Dog to 'Leave It'

The "leave it" command is used to prevent your dog from picking things up. It allows you to tell your dog not to touch things that you don't want him …

For the startups disrupting home décor, less is more

In 2015, when classmates Kabeer Chopra and Stephen Kuhl moved to Philadelphia for business school at Wharton, each needed a new couch.<p>Chopra chose a …

17 ways to fasten a tabletop

At first, the answer to the question of how to fasten a tabletop to the table structure may seem very simple. Only when we look at the problem a …

Woodworking Tips and Tricks / 5 Hacks for Clamps

This New Furniture Line Is Making Your Move Even Easier

We know that moving is not the most relaxing of activities. But there are some companies out there trying to ease our pain! Campaign, the direct-to-consumer brand with a mission to build approachable furniture, recently launched a line of chairs, loveseats, and sofas that ship for free, arrive …

Level the Feet of a Chair or Sawbench

Getting the four feet of a sawbench, chair or stool all in the same plane is a challenge for some woodworkers. You can end up nibbling a bar stool …

From Design to CAD to CAM to CNC: Part One

3D Design and 3D Carving using Digital Tools I’ve been writing about Digital Woodworking and CNCs for a while now and when it comes to techniques, …

Woodworking

Downsizing? Live large in a small space

When you think studio apartment, visions of Murphy beds probably dance in your head. While that foldup-in-the-wall bed is a classic space saver for …

VIDEO: Frank Klausz – Home Tour & String Inlay Advice

Frank Klausz has created many beautiful furniture pieces in his lifetime, and one of the features he enjoys using is string inlay. In this short …

Home Tours

How to Build a Wood Storage Rack

Nice outdoor wood storage rack.<p>Step 1<p>Place the six pieces of 4-by-4-by-96-inch posts on a worktable. Measure from one end of the lumber and make …

Build a $10 Split-Top Saw Bench for Woodworking (Short Version)

Build a workshop stool and some quick updates

The Permaculture Research Institute

May 1, 2018 by Claire Smith & filed under Animal Housing, Animals, How to<p>If you’ve kept chickens for any length of time I’m sure you’ll be familiar …

How to Finally Finish (or Start) These 6 Common Home Improvement Projects

From installing a toilet to fixing a faucet, your guide to DIY home repairs