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Homemade Panel Saw From Pipes And Castors -- Every Workshop Should Have One!



Articles about family builds tiny backyard studio even tinier budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: …

Mad Men

Customize An Open-Source HAL For Your Home

The ultimate DIY AI<p>Engineers Ryan Sipes and Joshua Montgomery wanted their makerspace in Lawrence, Kansas, to be more intuitive. So they borrowed an artificial intelligence system from other makers and used it to do simple tasks, such as controlling the lights or playing music. Then they realized …

Raspberry Pi

10 Cosy Pubs With An Open Fireplace In London

London pubs with fireplaces are one of the best things about the colder months in the capital. Toasting your toes by a roaring open fire with a drink …

The 20 Mediterranean islands you must visit in your lifetime

Is it the sea, the strange sense of security, or just that wonderful feeling of escaping from life on the mainland that makes an island break so special? Whatever the exact chemistry, islands make brilliant holiday destinations, and nowhere more so than in the Mediterranean in summer. With the help …

Get the Best Tools for Your Workshop with This Guide

Whether you’ve got DIY projects to do or the occasional home repair, everyone needs a solid collection of tools. The Sweethome spent hundreds of …

Vive la France! Build a Tall Wooden Planter

Shares 190<p>Bonjour mes amis! As a DIY blogger, I am constantly looking for inspiration for my next project. Last year I created this amazing planter …

Extreme Sports

How to Build a Router Table

July 2, 2012 | by Ethan (email) |<p>Shares 2K<p><i>Today’s article is a guest post by John from Our Home From Scratch. Before I turn things over to John, I</i> …


The 50+ Easiest And Quickest DIY Projects Of All Time

They should take you less than an hour. Unless you are […]

These 32 Do-It-Yourself Backyard Ideas For Summer Are Totally Awesome. Definitely Doing #14!

7.) Make a giant Scrabble set.<p>8.) Build a fire pit in the back yard.<p>9.) And if you don’t want to spend too much money, try this cheap fire pit.<p>10.) …

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Europe's best mountainside campsites

<b>Yurt Holiday Portugal, Portugal</b><p>Conceived by a pair of London ex-pats, this isolated glampsite in the Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain range in Portugal, is a luxury eco-conscious escape. A zig-zag of steps tumble down the hillside to two yurts and a bell tent, in the flatter valley bottom. …

DIY NAS: EconoNAS 2015

<b>Update (09/17/2016):</b> _This is the final update to the <b>DIY NAS: 2015 EconoNAS</b>. I went through and updated all prices to current pricing in order for …

Computer Hardware

The Best DIY YouTube Channels to Turn You Into a Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, …

Home Improvement

Build A Simple, Waterproof Bike Light From Two Bottle Caps

If you love cycling around town, especially at night, you want to make sure you're seen. This little DIY light activates automatically as you bike, …


How to Use a Rafter Square

The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your square and get the most out of this tool.<p>The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your …

Simple Jig! Homemade DIY Jointer


Building a Good Table Saw for Cheap (using a Router and a Drill)

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Trim Router Tables for Small Work

How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 - Woodworking video for beginners


How to Restore Your Rusted Old Tools

To rescue old tools requires patience, sturdy abrasives—and vision<p>A neglected tool has an odd, magnetic power. It pulls you in. Pick it up and the next thing you know, you're scraping away rust with your thumbnail, trying to make out the manufacturer's name. You vaguely recall how you came by it: a …

23 Cheap And Easy Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

Plant that cash back in your wallet.


Ana White | Planter Box with Trellis - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

Different Solutions


Make It: Incredible DIY Dining Room Chandelier

I'm of the belief that dining rooms are the perfect space to put statement piece lighting; it's akin to having your own personal installation art. If …

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

Our DIY Raised Garden Beds

Last week, we took a couple hours and finally tackled a project we’ve been meaning to for years– Raised garden beds!! Chris and I both grew up in …