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How to Build a Living Wall with Movable Planters

Plant a vertical garden, and let the automatic watering system keep it thriving.<p>Every project has its benefits, but few projects bring as many …

Woodworking

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Kitchen Stool

Reach those upper cabinets by building this amazing kitchen stool in an afternoon, and learn some nice router tricks while you do it!<p>Following the …

Woodworking

Rolling Miter Saw Stand

1<p>Make the Front Legs<p>Start by cutting the two Front Legs to length from a 2x4, as shown in the cutting diagram. To drill the pocket holes, set your …

35 Free DIY Pergola Plans & Ideas That You Can Build in Your Garden

If you have a garden in your backyard, you know you’ve imagined sitting around in your garden under the shade while chatting with your family and …

Build a Router Table with These 9 Free Downloadable DIY Plans

9 Free Router Table Plans<p>Build Your Own DIY Router Table<p>Updated February 12, 2018<p>These free router table plans will help you add an important …

Woodworking

15 Best Tools Still Made In The USA

While we love any and all purpose-driven well-built tools, there’s a special place in our hearts for things that are American made. Perhaps it’s …

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

<i>Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series. The latest, The Stegosorcerer, is now on sale.</i><p><i>Here he gives his tips on bed time reading for fathers...</i><p>Reading to my boys at bedtime is a ritual I have grown to love. When they …

This Japanese-style bench is easy to build and supports butts of all sizes

This sweet little bench is from my new book of simple but stylish woodworking projects, <i>Build Stuff with Wood</i>. It’s straightforward in every way — you …

The Gym 1 Indoor Playground For Kids Is the Ultimate Rainy Day Activity

Better still, it converts to a home gym for mom and dad.<p>Poor weather is often a parent’s nemesis. You’re stuck inside, often with rambunctious kids …

The Best Tablet Games for Kids

Kids tablet games from 'PBS Kids Games' to 'Toca Lab' to 'Monument Valley.'<p>Moses found this out the hard way: Come home with a tablet and your kids …

Forget Bitcoin: These guys invest in Magic cards

Rudy stands in front of his regal mahogany bookcase stocked full with classics like the <i>Iliad</i>, the <i>Odyssey</i>, and <i>Arabian Nights.</i> He holds a …

Board Games

DIY Shutters

<b>Make these DIY shutters to give your home a fresh, rustic look.</b><p>November 2014<p><i>By Karah Bunde</i><p><i>Looking to create a unique, rustic style without breaking</i> …

DIY

A Spot-On Gift Guide Of STEM Toys For Kids

Inspire your kid to think outside of the box this holiday season<p>“STEM learning” may be a widely discussed topic within education and children’s media, but the discussion doesn’t necessarily make it easier to determine which products help teach STEM concepts. Therefore, instead of attempting to …

Kids

Get Inspired by this Jaw-Dropping Cardboard Armor for Kids

With upcoming conventions and renaissance festivals, you may be wondering how to bring your cosplay dreams to life. Instead of raiding all of the …

Geek

Made Home Improvements Last Year? You Could Get a Tax Break

If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home improvements — or certain lines of credit that can be used for home improvements — qualify for a deduction or tax credit from good old Uncle Sam. As you prepare your taxes this year, here are few of …

Box Gardening Just Got the Best Redesign Ever

With pre-made kits, going green has never been easier.<p>They say that gardening feeds the soul. For those whose New Year's resolution was to start gardening, or to start gardening again, Garden In Minutes has come up with the closest thing to a "just-add-water" solution with their smart box gardening …

Stacked Wood Screens Are Certainly One Way to Cover Your Fireplace

Making one is easier than it looks.<p>Are you someone who would rather just turn on the heat instead of spending time and energy building a fire (or cleaning up the messy remnants the day after)? Then you're going to love this eye-catching DIY.<p>This pin on Pinterest.<p>Using wood logs and black paint, …

Learning and STEM toys we love

<i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that supports its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We don't think …

Kids

Top 10 Drones for 2017: The Beginner’s List

Changing Planet<p><i>The latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, in which Kike profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography.</i><p>On the market for a great first drone? This ultimate …

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Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Teach Your Kids To Roleplay With These $3-ish Games

Any seasoned roleplayer knows that getting kids into roleplaying games is such a great way to help their development. It encourages children to work …

One Room Challenge: Week 2 | DIY Built-In Bunkbeds for Around $700

We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room …

What Is Shiplap? Make Sure You Know About This Hot Decor Trend

One of the hottest trends in wall decoration might be a term you've never heard of. Fortunately, we're here to save you from embarrassing yourself in front of your design-savvy peers by blurting, "What is shiplap?"<p>This horizontal pattern of interlocking wooden boards was traditionally used to build …

Fishhunter | Smartphone Fishfinding Sonar

FishHunter is a small, portable floating sonar that works with your smartphone to help you increase your catch and manage your fishing trips. The …

How to build a simple wood shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy woodworking project is about <b>how to build a simple wood shed</b>. If you want to learn more about how to build a nice wood shed, we …

Every Backyard Deserves a Solid DIY Shed

YouTube's mad scientist walks us through his personal build.<p>Every backyard deserves a good shed to give you loads of room to store a bunch of supplies. But buying a shed can be pricey. Moreover, it's a cop-out. It's much better if you build your own.<p>If you haven't already built your own shed from …

DIY

This Tool Kit Contains All You Need For A Two-Acre, Off-The-Grid Farm

Farm from a Box built in a modified shipping container that’s designed for easy delivery to remote locations, generates solar power, and collects …

Off-grid

How to Make a Hoophouse on a Raised Bed | Organic Gardening Blog

<i>Contributed by Lauren from Dropstone Farms on Bainbridge Island, WA.<br>[With additions from Peaceful Valley.]</i><p>We have been meaning to write about this …