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Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

Tesla

Space-saving furniture: 18 ideas perfect for your home

When it comes to gleaning more space out of a small home, you have to start thinking cleverly and with multi-functional furniture in mind! Luckily …

Three Fantastic Designs for Transforming Tables

…presented with truly horrible videos<p>Our most successful video of all time, with some 17-million-plus views, is of the transforming furniture at …

Ikea kitchen cabinets hacked with plywood by new company Plykea

Plykea: plywood + Ikea. Get it?<p>Ikea’s hack-ability does not stop at Frakta totes, stools, or even smart sofas. Nor does it stop at consumers looking to spiff up their versatile finds. A new London-based company called—get this—Plykea has made it their business to hack Ikea kitchen cabinets.<p>Founded …

Furniture

Truck/SUV Drawer Buyer’s Guide

No matter how much we try to trim down our kits, more and more gear continues to find its way into the back of our rigs. As these items continue to …

Hardscaping 101: Built-in Barbecues

Food cooked outdoors tastes better. And while the phrase “outdoor kitchen” can describe a setup as modest as a grill on wheels, a built-in barbecue …

Landscaping

How to get a free data plan for your tablet

I tend to think of tablets as "indoor" devices, used primarily at home or the office -- places rife with Wi-Fi. But what happens when you go out into the world and need connectivity? Now you have to pay for a 4G plan, right?<p>Not necessarily. Mobile carrier Freedompop offers a limited amount of free …

Customer Service

PV Solar Shingles Roof from Tesla: Evolution of Solar Roofing: Current Options & Costs - Roofing Calculator - Estimate your Roofing Costs

Up until 2011, “going solar” meant cumbersome glass and metal, crystalline PV panels the size of dining-room tables in heavy metal racks bolted onto …

How to deal with iPhone calendar spam

You may have noticed a handful of suspicious push notifications on your iPhone over the weekend -- calendar invites for deals and sales from users with obviously real names like "kcmgweqeq" and "nfbtz."<p>These invites are exactly what they look like: spam! Your iCloud calendar app is set up to …

Apps

​13 smart and easy storage ideas for small homes

We could all do with some extra storage space at home – but there’s no room! Well, if you’re whining because you think that storage means big and …

Kitchen of the Week: A Modular Kitchen in Stockholm with a Seasonal (and Swappable) Palette

Designed by Perniclas Bedow of Bedow Design Studio, this small modular kitchen is designed to change colors with the seasons and is located in a 1909 …

How to build a bed frame with drawers | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step project is about <b>how to build a bed frame with drawers</b>. Building a bed with drawers will create a significant storage space for your …

Build Your Own Track Saw for Straight, Accurate Cuts

Add a DIY track saw to your woodworking arsenal and start ripping full sheets of plywood.<p>Track saws are simple, just direct drive saws attached to a track, allowing you to cut long sheets of wood in a straight line. If you try to freehand guide a circular saw along the same path, the result will …

Woodworking

Home Automation Using Raspberry Pi 2 And Windows 10 IoT

In today's era, technology can enhance human life. Technology is evolving decade by decade. Automation was a science fiction earlier but not today. …

Arduino

Netatmo's radiator valves take cues from its smart thermostat

It seems like it was only yesterday that most smart thermostat makers were content with their simple solutions, leaving the more complicated heating zone control systems to those with prior experience. Actually... that was only yesterday. Just a few short hours after Tado announced the addition of …

Smart Homes

DIY Cutting Board with Inlay | Easy Woodworking Project

Natural Stone Siding Cost Vs. Stucco and Brick Veneer Siding 2017-2018

House Siding Materials You Probably Never Heard of! The primary purpose of any siding material is to add a layer of protection and insulation to your …

7 Different Ways to Design a Simple Garden Walkway

Dream backyards don't come together all at once. It takes years of gardening and landscaping to create an oasis right at home. And much like the …

8 Succulents That Make Pretty, Easy-Care Ground Covers

These low-growing succulents create interest in the drought-tolerant garden.<p>Brought to you by<p>Succulents, with their interesting shapes and colors, …

These Two Transformer Benches Become a Picnic Table

DIY outdoor benches perform double duty.<p>Two comfortable garden benches combine to form a picnic table that's perfect for summer dining. What's more, you can build this outdoor furniture Voltron using basic tools and materials available at any home center.<p>The engineering involved in building this …

Woodworking

An Improved Table Saw Fence With Threaded Rod

Back in the bad old days, table saw fences were terrible. You would have to measure the top and bottom of the fence before each cut, just to make …

Make Thin Strip Jig for the Table Saw

DIY - Summer Outdoor Sofa - Quiet Corner

Modern style meets DIY cool in this sturdy cedar outdoor sofa! With just some 2×4 boards, you could be seating in style this summer!<p><b>Cut Your …

The Easiest, Safest, & Most Effective DIY Ant Killer!!

Last year, ants invaded my car, invaded my life. I was 6 months pregnant and ants were ruining my summer. Every trip I took with my son I was …

Insects

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

DIY Circular Saw Cross Cut Jig

Circular Saw

Double Flip-Top Workstation

Workstations