Aron Collins

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CNC Cut This Open Source Hexagonal Board Game

I first encountered YouTuber Pocket83 while covering his collaboration with Peter Brown to make a pair of Jurrassic Park-style canes. Just like the canes, another of his projects really stood out to me: a game called Iso-Path. In fact, this hexagonal board game was such an interesting piece, that I …

3D Printing

How to Make Beautiful and Historic Japanese Sparklers

Toys from the 1800s are still mesmerizing today.<p>Practice makes perfect. Sometimes that practice takes a few days or weeks, sometimes it takes a few years. In the case of YouTuber Nighthawkinlight, searching for the perfect recipe for 'Senko Hanabi' sparklers, it took some ten years. Fortunately …

Handy DIY tricks for disaster survival

<b>Non-Electric Refrigerator</b><br>What you’ll need:<br>– Sand<br>– Small & Large Pot<br>– Washcloth<p>1. Place the smaller pot inside the larger pot.<p>2. Fill the space …

DIY

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Tips of the Week: DIY Pocket Notebooks, No-Brand Woodburning, and Running a Gratitude Loop

Last week’s tips were almost entirely reader-submitted. This week’s are entirely from my online travels, nuggets panned from the stream of videos and online projects I wadded through in search of <i>Make:</i> content. Please share any tips that you’ve come across in your travels in the comments below. If …

the local motors ariel cruiser is a board track racer with retro restyling

local motors, an arizona-based transport design and engineering company, base their business around community-sourcing designs and solutions to world …

How to Make Your Own Sausage | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Stacy Lyn Harris’s new book,</i> Stacy Lyn’s Harvest Cookbook<i>.</i><p>Making sausage yourself truly has become a lost art. …

Packrafts | By Alpacka Raft

Packrafts by Alpacka Raft are the ultimate adventure boats. The expeditionary/multi-purpose boats are very popular with whitewater paddlers, …

Knot of the Week: How to Wrap a Paddle or Handle with Paracord

If you’ve been in the Military, particularly the Navy, then you’ve probably seen the intricate work that’s been done with presentation paddles or …

Conquer Cold With DIY Hand Warmers

Keeping warm with chemistry<p>Cold weather makes for cold hands—unless, of course, you have a hand warmer. Don’t waste money on those cheap disposable ones. Instead, use kitchen chemistry to make your own reusable versions.<p>When vinegar and baking soda react, they form a compound called sodium acetate. …

Hero Training: Chase a Purse Snatcher | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse. Awhile back, Chad did an awesome series for us on the basics of boxing. Today he’s starting a</i> …

Build a Wood Lathe from Scratch and Start Turning

Building your own power tools is a specialized skill, but with the right planning and patience you can DIY everything in your workshop.<p>Wood turning is fast becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers of all skill levels. You can buy your own wood lathe or build your own.<p>Building your own tools is a …

360fly Action Camera Captures 360 Degree View (video)

Those of you looking for a small and compact action camera that is capable of recording 360 degree video, might be interested in a new device called …

Videography

How to Forecast the Weather Without Gadgets | The Art of Manliness

Technology has brought the world a long way, enabling us to consume more information in a few short minutes on Google Mobile than folks decades ago …

Frontier Plus Portable Woodburning Camping Stove for Heating and Cooking in Your Tent

We have seen many nice camping stoves that allow you to cook during your camping trip, but if you want more features such as heating in your tent, …

Say cheese!

Down & Out Cafe Racers Triumph T100

If you’ve met Shaun, boss man at Down & Out Cafe Racers, then you’ll know he isn’t the sort of chap to be caught adjusting his cravat in the mirror …

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This realistic R2-D2 is actually a rolling refrigerator

BB-8 might be the newest beeping robot darling of the Star Wars world, which may be coming to a toy store near you, but nothing still beats the …

Change the Way You Breathe to Relieve Stress, Boost Energy, and Get Stronger

You're breathing all wrong. Here's why you should fix the way you suck wind<p>The seminar looks like a faith healing.<p>Seated elbow-to-elbow at tables set amid squat racks and weight sleds, more than 30 trainers crane their necks to see the miracle unfolding at the front of the room. The lights are …

This Freerunning Video Uses Perspective and Optical Illusions to Mess With Your Head

Professional free runner Jason Paul recently teamed up with Red Bull to create this wild optical illusion video that you have to see to believe — or …

Build Yourself a Camera Slider That Uses a Guide Rail and Friction

In addition to the prototype tripod design that we recently featured, ProductTank has also created a new design for a simple camera slider. A bit …

Tutorials

4 Exercises, 10 Minutes, 1 Tough Workout

Use this explosive routine to burn an insane amount of calories<p>This 10-minute workout may shock you. That’s because even if you’re fit, it’s likely to push you to your limit. Will you have enough horsepower? Well, you’re about to find out what’s under your hood.<p>At first glance, the workout looks …

Best Exercises to Ditch the Beer Belly

The second best way to get rid of your beer belly: Lower your body fat so your abs can emerge to greet the day. But you know that already. We’re all …

Urban Survival Gear: 7 Tools Designed for Urban Survival

Urban Survival & Wilderness Survival are two very different things. When looking for Survival Kits for Rural or Urban Environments, make sure you …

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

Add this mobility exercise into your work day and you'll immediately feel the benefit in your hips, shoulders and back. The first time I did it, I cracked my own back and immediately felt my posture improve.<p>If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.<p>In fact, …

Hips

Build a Motion Control Rig for Time-Lapse Photography

If you dig around in your camera’s settings long enough, you’re almost assured to find that it has a mode to create time-lapse videos — those magical, time compressing movies that can turn any hillside or street corner into a lightning-paced dreamscape.<p>Time-lapse videos by themselves are easy …