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Who Knew Watching a Box Get Built Could Be So Satisfying?

This poplar projector box is a work of art, and high craftsmanship.<p>The end result of this video is a gorgeous hinged poplar box that hangs on the wall and holds a projector. But the real joy of the clip is in the journey.<p>Laura Kampf's video walks you through the construction process with no …

My Wooden Camera Gantry And Other Video Gear

The Upscale Hostel Revolution: Can Budget Travelers Say “Bye-Bye” To Slumming It?

They used to be reliably dank and maybe even a little scary. But a host of chic new hostels are proving thrifty can also be luxurious.<p>When I made my way through European hostels a decade ago, I remember dreaming of a future in which I could pay for something fancy. Back then, fancy meant privacy, …

Hospitality

40 Cheapest Countries to Visit (On $30 Per Day Or Less!)

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Photographer Captures Wacky Facial Expressions on His Dog

When photographer Tamás Szarka of Budapest, Hungary, takes his down Strawberry for walks, he often brings a camera to capture the 6-year-old boxer’s …

Photography

The Best IKEA Closets on the Internet

As fashion girls, we might spend most of our time obsessing over current clothing trends and stalking our favorite accessories online, but we also …

Download 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media

A quick note: Thanks to O'Reilly Media, you can now download 20 free ebooks focused on design--everything from <i>Designing for Cities</i>, to <i>Designing for</i> …

The Universal Multipurpose Workbench

On Instructables, more than everywhere else, almost all projects will come out from some kind of workbench. However, and after quite a bit of …

Everything you need to know about turntable cartridges

<b>Know your moving magnets from your moving coils with our comprehensive introduction to cartridges.</b><p>Needles, styli, cartridges, pick ups, call them …

Audiophile

Tony's Woodshop Record Racks Reviewed

After receiving a tip and covering the modular, stackable and reasonably priced record storage racks from Tony's Woodshop I bit and bought a dozen.<p>I …

Storage Ideas

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

Woodworking

A modern home made almost completely of wood

Wood is a fantastic material to build a home with. It is fairly inexpensive and gives the home a very warm and cozy look, even if you are designing …

5 Cuts to a "Perfect" Cross-Cut Sled

MF-TB: multifuntion toolbox

The MF-TB is a homemade wooden toolbox that locks on top of classic and T-loc systainers, i designed this so i could always have a little workbench …

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The Claypool Lennon Delirium Full Show Featured On 'Front Row Boston'

One of the best new bands to come out of 2016 was The Claypool Lennon Delirium led by bassist <b>Les Claypool</b> and guitarist <b>Sean Lennon</b>. The band put out …

Guitar

Mandolin Cafe Classifieds -

A Vintage-Style Toolbox, a "Slick" Tool Restoration, a Tilting Router Base, Portable Solar Charging and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>A Slick Makeover</b><p>Here's an impressive one: Jimmy DiResta takes an old "slick" (basically a huge timber-framing …

Woodworking

The Essential Guide to Winter Home Improvement

Give your home the gift of comfort, performance, and beauty this winter by calling in the experts at Sears Home Services for all your seasonal repair …

Home Improvement

Dweezil Zappa Teaches Frank Zappa's Improvisation Techniques and Riffs

6<p>SHARES<p>Frank Zappa is known as one of music’s great improvisers, and it’s a gift that his son Dweezil has as well.<p>Dweezil recently sat down with …

Making Drawer Handles

Guitar Essentials: Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play …

DIY Track Saw

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 …

French Cleat Tool Storage System

How to Make French Cleat Tool Storage System<p>1. Cut strips of wood to size for the French Cleat<p>The heart of the french cleat system is a series of …

How to Take Care of Your Home’s Appliances So They Last Longer

Big home appliances definitely aren’t cheap, but they can last for a really long time if you take care of them and perform the proper maintenance at …