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11 Creative DIY Projects Using Paint Chips

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>For those of you who are DIY-obsessed and crafty home remodelers, we can bet you have a stack of paint chips hidden in the back of a drawer or closet at home. If not, you can always hit up your local hardware store to pick out your favorite colors. …

Crafting

Keep Your Kayak or Surfboard Secure with this DIY Stand

Kayaks and surfboards can be difficult to store safely and are easy to ding, but here’s a way to keep them off the ground and ready for your next …

DIY

How to Make a Custom Bench People Will Never Believe You DIYed

You may have noticed that lately we’ve been getting into DIY furniture. From reupholstering ottomans to building vertical gardens, we are having a bit of a romance with all things furniture. Today we’re taking that one step further and making a bench from scratch. Jury is out on its weight-bearing …

DIY Mint Tin Backpacking Stove

This mint tin backpacking stove can use a variety of fuels, from denatured alcohol and commercial solid fuel tabs to gathered sticks and wood. It provides lots of flexibility for less than 100 grams (3 1/4 oz). This type of stove is intended primarily for boiling 1-2 cups of water.<p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> …

Spacesstyle.com

• Commercial Space Heater<br>• Office Space Standards<br>• Entry Door Styles<br>• Crawl Space Vapor Barrier<br>• Top Construction Companies<br>• Jobs in Construction<br>• Careers in …

16-Year

What happens when you mix 3D printing, electronics, and 2 old DVD drives with a 16-year-old German student who loves to “tinker”? The answer? You get …

Arduino

Stream Local Media to a Chromecast Without an Internet Connection

Chromecasts have made streaming media to your TV super easy. The one downside is that it typically requires a connection to the internet in order to …

30+ Amazing DIY Paintings For Your Blank Walls

Our walls are like blank canvases waiting to be filled […]

Painting

DIY Basket Woven from Recycled Newspaper

What could be more incredible that a handmade basket to be used around the home for a thousand and one purposes? Well, how about an amazing woven …

They Cover Their Old, Dirty Floor In Wooden Circles To Create A Unique And Beautiful Pattern

Cassandra is the Senior Editor of Original Content. She loves sweet tea, binge-watching <i>Antiques Roadshow</i>, and petting puppies.<p>When I think of home …

How To Make Glow-In-The

Elyse is a Senior Writer at LittleThings.com. She enjoys tacos, kickboxing, and naming animals. In fact, she named two of her mother’s six cockatiels …

Perfection

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ManMade Essential Toolbox: Why You Definitely Need a Pocket Hole Jig System

Joining wood can be as much art as it is skill, and beautiful joinery really defines a piece of furniture. But for the times when you just need to …

Woodworking

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>3 hours ago<p>All the people …

Kylie Cosmetics

Natural Homemade Dishwashing: Dish Soap and Dishwasher Detergent Recipes

Some of my most popular posts are in relation to cleaning. Who’d of thunk it?! I mean, I know I love me some baking soda, but I didn’t realize the …

Smartphone Microscope

You can easily turn your smartphone camera into a powerful digital microscope. All you need is a few tools, the focus lens from a cheap laser pointer or two, and about $10 worth of materials from the hardware store.<p>Not only will this homemade microscopy stand take high-quality macro photos, but …

Woodworking

Different Solutions

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Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry

Tessellated Wooden Art<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>How to Take & Grow Succulents From Cuttings<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>And …

How to Make a Raspberry Pi Arcade With No Programming

Introduction: How to Make a Raspberry Pi Arcade With No Programming<p>Setting up a Raspberry Pi arcade is actually really easy, thanks to a Linux …

HDTV Antenna Constructed of Baling Wire and Duct Tape - CHEAP

Driftwood Binary Clock<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>IPhone Camera Spinner<p>Large Motors Class<p>I made one...a smaller version that hangs on an …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Set-Top Boxes

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Make furniture without screws, nails or fasteners of any type by using glue, miters and specialized wood joints. This type of woodworking takes longer and has, for the most part, been abandoned for speed and volume. Even though building furniture with these specialized methods is not superior, it …

Bathtub Science: DIY Bath Fizzies

I don’t know anyone — kid or grown-up — who doesn’t delight in watching a fun and foamy explosion of fizz. (You know, like those cool erupting volcanoes you made in science class back in the day.) Well, it turns out those chemistry lessons of years past have a whole lot in common with your favorite …

Bathtubs

Kayak Cart

Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric Longboard<p>Canoe Paddle - Custom Cherry Wood Paddle<p>Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Rockets Class<p>This is cool and everything but …