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DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse

When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern version.<p>In fact, outhouses are generally relegated out of sight and thought to be solely utilitarian. Below, we show you how …

Home Improvement

Family Matters

An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.<p>Twelve-year-old Hannah Cutler worked mightily last year to design and build a tiny cabin on an island in Puget Sound with her father, architect Jim Cutler. Along the way, she learned a valuable life lesson: If you can see it in your …

Puget Sound

5 Table Saw tips for Beginners | Izzy Swan

Selecting the Right Saw Blade

Whether you’re ripping several thousand board feet of oak, mitering fine moldings or cutting hardwood veneered plywood Amana Tool has a blade for the …

Home Improvement

Watch This Before You Buy a Festool Domino or Pocket Hole Jig

Before & After: Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets for a New Look

<i>From Avery</i>: Our craftsman style parsonage is full of beautiful, original wood trim, built-ins, and doors from 1910. The kitchen was expanded and …

Darkwood

How to Build a Native Bee Hotel

We think of bees as hive creatures with a nasty sting. But not all bees live in hives or have such an aggressive approach to self-defense. In fact, …

Insects

Make your own push blocks with a mouse pad

If you use power tools such as a table saw, router table or jointer, you already (hopefully) know the importance of using push sticks and push blocks …

Making Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig The MAX CUT 2 | Limited Tools Episode 003

Bi-fold to Paneled French Door Closet Makeover

Shares 330<p><i>Closets aren’t usually at the top of the DIY list — there are so many other things that we’d love to get our hands on and beautify first,</i> …

Dining Rooms

Greenhouse Shed Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy project is about <b>diy 10×12 greenhouse shed plans</b>. If you are serious about gardening and you want to protect your plants from …

How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!

Introduction: How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!<p>I've been wanting to build a custom closet for a while now but have never …

Woodworking
Woodworking

DIY Sideboard Cabinet

If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel!This Instructable is how to make a DIY Sideboard Cabinet. You can also see the full …

Woodworking

Easy-to-Build Bookcase

1<p>Make the Frame Parts<p>Cut four Long Rails, four Legs and four Short Rails from 2x2 pine boards, as shown in the cutting diagram. Set your pocket-hole …

Woodworking

An alliance between the US, China and Russia: is the world ready for it?

“It Can’t Happen Here”. That was the title of Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 novel in which the fascistic Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip is elected president and …

Geopolitics

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

Three Titles For "Not-a-Fan-of-Reading" Students

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>As an avid reader, you might be able to imagine the heartbreak I felt when my oldest son (age 9) told me at the beginning of …

Animated GIFs Illustrating the Art of Japanese Wood Joinery

Japanese wood joinery dates back to the seventh century and is a craftsmanship technique that involves complicated, interlocking wooden joints that …

Woodworking

What Makes a Good Life: Revelatory Learnings from Harvard’s 75-Year Study of Human Happiness

“The clearest message that we get from this 75-year study is this: Good relationships keep us happier and healthier.”<p><i>“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in his 1925 treatise on the nature of the good life and how we limit our happiness. For the …

Islamic schools, mosques in Canada are filled with extremist literature: study

OTTAWA—Many mosques and Islamic schools in Canada are placing young people at risk by espousing — or at least not condemning — extremist teachings, a …

Atheos: Street Epistemology from your Smartphone

Don't Just Declutter, De-own.

<i>“Owning less is far more beneficial than organizing more.” –</i> Twitter / Facebook<p>We are a culture drowning in our possessions. We take in more and more …

Minimalism

10 ways to become financially sexier

When it comes to the qualities it takes to become "financially sexy," several personal finance bloggers have already weighed in.<p>One example is a blog post written by Shannon of Financially Blonde. According to Shannon, a good credit score and a savings rate of at least 15 percent are the biggest …

Personal Finance

Tattoos Of The Future Will Be Done By Robots

Tattoos have been around since the beginning of human civilisation and one theme has remained consistent throughout that time: living, breathing …

San Francisco

You Need to Try Orgasmic Meditation — Here's Why

Take responsibility for your orgasm and you just might feel more confident in all other aspects of your life.<p>"Orgasmic meditation" sounds New Age-y, but this super-focused practice of getting to the big O with your partner could be secret to not just a happier relationship, but a happier life. OM …

Meditation
Middle East

Volleges Cabin

Built on the edge of town in a Swiss valley, Volleges Cabin uses its many windows to frame stunning views of the surrounding mountains. On the ground …

Architecture

Marie Kondo and the Ruthless War on Stuff

Joy points upward, according to Marie Kondo, whose name is now a verb and whose nickname is being trademarked and whose life has become a philosophy. In April at the Japan Society in New York, she mounted a stage in an ivory dress and silver heels, made namaste hands at the audience and took her …

Minimalism