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He’s Peeling Back Part of a Lemon Seed … Why? This Trick Changes Everything.

I have tried so hard to get lemon trees to grow. I’ve literally given it three attempts now, and every time was a complete failure. I don’t have a …

Building a Child Sized Kayak from a Single Sheet of Plywood

There is a beautiful spring fed lake near my sister-in-law’s house where she takes her kids swimming. No powerboats are allowed. I design and build wooden kayaks for a living and I judge all bodies of water by their potential for kayaking. Diamond Lake is a very nice lake.<p>When my oldest nephew was …

How a Forgotten Piece of Furniture Found a Second Life

Bathrooms are one of the most gratifying rooms to redo, because within a relatively little square-footage, small changes have a big impact.<p>This is why, despite the peeling squares of linoleum and mustard-yellow laminate countertops in our kitchen, the main floor bathroom was the first room in our …

Second Life

Bad Marlon makes architecturally stunning dog houses that snap together with magnets.

Designer pet furniture and architecture for cats and dogs are a niche market for animal lovers who don't like to compromise their design aesthetics. …

Build a Crosscut Sled And Up Your Table Saw Game

Crosscut sleds are must-have jig for anyone with a table saw. Here's how to build them.<p>Building a few custom jigs to guide your cuts will unlock the potential of your table saw, and the most important may be the crosscut sled. A crosscut sled provides a stable platform for you to make straight, …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2015

We’re always looking for the best DIY tips at Lifehacker, and this year there was certainly no shortage of them. Here are some of the best DIY tips …

Tablesaw Dust collection and storage cart

I recently Bought a “new to me” table saw as Ive wanted a cast top saw for a while the now. the price was right and came with a small rolling car …

Sliding Barn Door Media Wall Suite

Just wanted to say thank you to all of you who are part of our amazing Facebook page!!! Not only are you all serving up tons of inspiration by …

Living Rooms

Table Saw Jigs

Table saw’s are great tools to have in any workshop or job site. But are you getting the most out of it? Its probably safe to say that you have done …

Dwell

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Home Tours

23 Clever DIY Industrial Furniture Projects Revolutionizing Mundane Design Lines

The industrial design line can benefit from multiple resources when it comes to sculptural pieces, it can surge power allure color and texture from …

You Can Cut The Bottom Off A Hanger, Then Easily Transform It To An Incredible Storage Solution

by Tahlea Jankoski 6/23/2015<p>Over the years of living in a home, it can be difficult to stay organized around the house. All of the "stuff" you own …

Christmas Ornaments

This Short Documentary Captures the Strange Beauty of Woodcarving

You'll never look at decorative boxes the same again<p>Meet Steven Kennard. He's a master at woodturning, the art of crafting wood on a lathe, and he is the subject of a fascinating short documentary that's produced and shot just as beautifully as his creations. In <i>Turns</i>, filmmaker Ben Proudfoot …

DIY Chunky Stained Wood Shelves - Beckham + Belle

My shelves were exactly two feet wide, so I cut a 2-foot piece off of the 1″x4″. I measured the depth of my nook (14″) and subtracted off about an …

retro roll-up wooden doors rotated for hk series cupboards by mo-ow

may 15, 2015<p><b>retro roll-up wooden doors define HK series cupboards by mo-ow</b><br>all photos courtesy of mo-ow<p>roll-up solid wood doors found throughout …

Design

Flashback: Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed

<b>By Susan Beal</b><p>If you’ve ever wanted to try building a raised bed for vegetables, herbs, flowers, or anything else you want to grow, it can be as simple as this pared-down version: a few pieces of inexpensive lumber and a short afternoon’s worth of drilling and digging. I built our second 8’×4′ bed, …

Woodworking

Your Guide To Growing The Most Delicious Blueberries

Beautiful in the landscape and delicious straight off the bush, no-fuss blueberries are a natural for the organic garden<p>The first key to blueberry …

Gardening

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

I am so excited to share this latest project with you! I collaborated with two great friends on this one, and I absolutely love the result. Check out …

Coffee Table

These Molded Trees Grow Into Fully Formed Chairs, Tables, And Lamps

U.K.-based company Full Grown offers a simpler, more eco-friendly way to manufacture wooden furniture with their forest of chairs and tables.<p>Making wooden furniture from scratch is a complicated process: you grow a tree for 60 or more years, only to chop it down, peel off its bark, cut it up into …

10 Cardio Exercises That Will Burn More Calories Than Running | Men's Health

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running<p>You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat<p>Thinkstock<p>We’re huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a …

Moravian Stool

This traditional, lightweight stool is an excellent first step toward chairmaking. (Click on the step photos to enlarge them.) by Christopher Schwarz …

Woodworking

Add Muscle, Subtract Fat: The Clean Bulk That Works

1 of 9<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>Nutrition<p>This is where the clean bulk is won or lost. “Diet is 80% of fat loss and some form of training is the other …

Nutrition

Growing Blueberries in Containers | Organic Gardening Blog

<i>Good news! It’s easy to grow blueberries in containers on your deck or patio.</i><p>That’s <b>a boon for small-space gardeners</b>—and it’s fun to have the berries …

Gardening

Best Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

For many gardeners, the optimum conditions most vegetables prefer — eight to 10 hours of full sun — just aren’t possible. Whether it’s from trees or …

Gardening

How To: Build A Rustic Wooden Magnetic Utensil Holder

In a small apartment, counter space is at a premium. Knife blocks are huge and often unsightly, so I resolved to make an attractive, convenient solution. Several people commented that they would pay for such a product, so I opened Pretty River Woodworking on Etsy. As a second personal project, I …

Woodworking

7 Tips to Trail Running | Men's Health

“Trail running is a better workout per mile than road running is,” says Ian Torrence, winner of 53 ultra trail marathons.<p>In fact, he says, the two pursuits almost qualify as different sports. “Trail running is more difficult than road running because the terrain varies constantly, forcing you to …