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How One Soldier’s Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Allied Lives

During the evacuation of Gallipoli in WWI by the Allies, which started in December 1915, an ingenious invention was constructed on the battlefield by …

ANZAC

Outdoor Wine Caddy

By Jamison RantzWith Mother’s Day coming up I wanted to build something nice for the mother of my children. Knowing how much of a sucker she can be …

Woodworking

DIY - How to Make a Pebble Mosaic Pathway - Quiet Corner

For this project you’ll need:<p>Wheelbarrow<br>• Hoe or shovel<br>• Garden hose and spray nozzle<br>• Mortar mix, 60# or 80# bags<br>• Crushed gravel<br>• For straight paths: 2×6 …

Landscaping

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

How to Clean and Maintain a Gas Grill | The Art of Manliness

There is perhaps no finer way to spend a summer evening than grilling and enjoying the fruit of your efforts with friends and family. Doing so of …

How to Give Criticism | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>We give criticism to our co-workers, our friends, and our family. If you want them …

100 Ways to Use a Pocket Notebook | The Art of Manliness

I was doing some spring cleaning here at the house and came across a box full of our Art of Manliness Pocket Notebooks. I wanted to off-load them, so …

How to Remember a Person's Name | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a business convention chatting with a colleague, when up walks a man, the head of some major department, a guy you know you’ve met before. …

How to Wax Your Own Clothing and Gear | The Art of Manliness

Before the development of synthetic fabrics with their built-in water-resistant properties, men had to waterproof their clothing and gear from …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Swimming to Survive: Tips from 1944 US War Manual | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know</i> …

WWII Watermanship Week: Abandoning Ship | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know</i> …

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These Overly Complicated Light Switch Covers are Awesome

Green Tree Jewelry has created a series of wooden light switch covers for your home that involve gears, levers, fulcrums and toggles to overly …

Power Tool Friendly Bench

Power tool friendly bench is very compact and is designed for the small work shop to house your power tools. In the application, it has a bench saw …

Woodworking

How to Make a Dining Room Table by Hand | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tuck Oden.</i><p>If you’re like me, every time you wander through a big-box furniture store, you feel a little …

How to Sharpen Chisels

Wood flower pots. Great gift idea!

Weird strip or belt sander (on the lathe)

No Jointer Needed! Flatten and Edge Wide Planks!

Making drawer pulls on the table saw

Table Saw - Build The Ultimate Fence Accessory

How to Use a Bench Hook

Homebuilt Router Copier Lathe

Kreg K4 Jig Product Tour

The Secret to Drilling Straight Holes Like the Pros

If you’ve been around woodworking as long as I have, then this technique to drill holes straight is surely “old hat.” While it is an oldie, it is …

Making wooden hinges

Template Cutting with a Jig Saw

It’s much easier to rough cut large pieces using a jig saw. The trouble is trying to stay close to the layout lines. To make things a little easier, …

Wooden Charging Station

A neat cable management tool that keeps up to eight charger cables tangle-free and within reach. It’s handmade out of birch, birch plywood and oak …

Picture frame clamp

I had Favorited a couple of picture frame clamps one from “Mike in Wisconsin” and also “Dawn”. I have several frames to build and my other sys was …