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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 …

An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together

On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.<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 …

5 Table Saw tips for Beginners | Izzy Swan

Power Tools

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 …

Simple Updates You Should Do Before Your House Goes On the Market

Springtime is almost here, and that means the real estate market is about to pick back up in your area. Are you planning on putting your house on the …

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

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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 …

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, …

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 …

Woodworking

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

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Bi-fold to Paneled French Door Closet Makeover

<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, right? But</i> …

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 …

Woodworking

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>About: 15 yo More About kanew53 »<p>I've been wanting to build a custom …

DIY Pergola Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Backyard Shade

We enjoy our deck. It gets a wonderful breeze most of the summer that keeps the bugs down and helps us stay cool. At some point we decided we wanted …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 | The Star

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

Mosques

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Top 10 books about the Iraq war

Ranging from forensic intelligence reports to biting reportage and searing fiction and memoir, these books lay bare the mistakes that drove the war, and reveal their human cost<p>Iraq entered my life 25 years ago in the form of Scud missiles arcing west. I was an American student in Jerusalem, living …

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 …

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 …