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Woodshed Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about woodshed plans. If you want to store 1 cord of wood in safe conditions so it dries out properly, you …

This DIY Vortex Tube Turns Your Compressed Air Cold

Build your own vortex tube, which cools compressed air with no electricity or moving parts.<p>So you've hooked up a source of compressed air in your shop. It's super useful for blasting away dust and stuff, but wouldn't it also be great if you could control the temperature? If you had easy access to …

Clean Energy

A Shop Table Made from One Sheet of Plywood, a Folding Outfeed Table, Turning a Table Saw Into a Lathe and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Brass Cannon</b><p>This is nuts. Jimmy DiResta makes a functioning miniature cannon from scratch. The amount of …

How to build a 12x16 shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build a 12×16 shed</b>. If you need a large storage shed for various reasons, you should take a look on this …

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 …

Woodworking

14 of the most impressive motorcycle roads in the U.S.

1. Rowena Crest, Oregon<p>2. Needles Highway, South Dakota<p>3. Beartooth Highway, Wyoming and Montana<p>4. Tail of the Dragon in Deals Gap, North Carolina<p>5. …

National Parks

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home – Field Guide – Gizmodo

August 20, 2016 Uncategorized<p>The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms …

8 natural & homemade insecticides: Save your garden without killing the Earth

<b>These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your</b> …

Gardening

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

Three DIY Bug Traps That Actually Work

Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies<p>Uninvited guests at your summer cookout can be real pests. So get rid of your annoying insect visitors with a DIY bug trap. But bear in mind that not all the traps you find on the Internet work.<p>A sonic mosquito repellent is one failure. …

Home automation with Make: and OpenHAB

The good folks at Make: have been working with open-source home automation software OpenHAB to make a touch-screen device to interact with your …

DIY - Adirondack Chair and Table - Quiet Corner

It’s a good thing that so many plastic patio chairs are designed to stack, and the aluminum ones fold up flat. That means we can get them put away …

Make a solar light for your tool shed using a soda bottle

7 DIY Push Sticks You Can Add to Your Arsenal of Tools

Table saw push sticks are vital for safety and make a great first woodworking project.<p>Those plastic push sticks included with most table saws are functional, but when you really need to up your table saw game, you'll need a variety of push sticks in different shapes and sizes. The following push …

Woodworking

DIY - Garden Love Seat - Quiet Corner

This slatted garden bench makes the perfect garden love seat.<p>You will need:<p>1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*<br>• 7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine – cut to …

Someone Invented a DIY Mouse Trap That Solves the Animal Cruelty Problem

Old-fashioned mouse traps are horrifying.<p>Now there's a <b>humane mouse trap</b> that uses physics — instead of a death grip — thanks to a saint who posted a …

Make Your Own DIY Hammock Swing - Quiet Corner

There is no better symbol of relaxation than the hammock swing. Follow our instructions on making an overhand knot hammock swing, then get a book and …

B Vitamin deficiency and neuropsychiatric syndromes in alcohol misuse.

1998 Jul-Aug;33(4):317-36.<p>1Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.<p>Abstract<p>Alcohol misuse and alcohol …

DIY Bath Bombs for Mom – ‘Cause She’s Da Bomb

If your mom is anything like us women here at B+C, then she might not like to admit how much money she spends on beauty products. Sometimes I feel like I black out when I’m buying hair products, body lotions, make-up – all of a sudden I’m down $150 and have five tubes of smelly goodness in my …

Coconut

PSR Bike Tie Down Clamp

<i>PSR</i> has launched a new patent pending <i>BTC</i> (Bike Tie-Down Clamps) for motorcycles. <i>PSR’s</i> new <i>BTC</i> are a convenient and easy way to secure your motorcycle …

Christie Blatchford: Inquest questions firefighters’ ‘textbook’ response to fatal blaze

How jarring it must be to be a parent of one of those three dead teenagers and hear again and again at the inquest into their deaths that everything …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

5 open source home automation tools

With the Internet of Things rapidly expanding the number of connected devices in our homes, finding open source solutions for controlling them is …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

Apps

DIY Sliding Lego Table Keeps All Those Bricks in One Place

Lego pieces end up everywhere if you're not diligent about storing them. This sliding table includes hideaway storage and a Lego work surface to keep your kids (or you) entertained for hours.<p>Every parent deals with the challenge of proper Lego storage—or else they deal with the pain of stepping on …

Lego

Make a DIY Power Tool Tote to Keep Your Tools and Accessories Within Arm's Reach

Let this tool tote transport your most commonly used power tools from job to job around the house.<p>Some projects are made easier with a drill and driver setup with different bits, but transporting the various tools, bits, and accessories can be a pain and lead to a mess if you aren't careful. This …

Woodworking

7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …