James Davis

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How to: Build a Custom Tool Wall

Move over pegboard. When you've assembled a proper collection of hand tools, the best way to keep them safe, organized, and available within reach is …

Tutorials

From olive oil to coconut: Different kinds of cooking oils and their benefits

Cooking oils are a matter of many table-side debates. Your nutritionist thinks you should use it in moderation, your neighbourhood aunty has asked …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

Italian Food

How To Meditate While Walking, Because You Don't Actually Have To Just Sit Still

When someone tells you to meditate, what does that bring to mind? For me, it's first and foremost the rather cliché image of a person sitting on a …

How to Cap Pergola Posts for Longevity & Weather Protection

Whether you have just built a pergola or fence or you have an existing wooden structure with exposed post tops, you will likely want to consider …

Craft a Flatpack Slab Table with Evan and Katelyn

Evan and Katelyn are back again, this time with a fantastic project that mixes traditional woodworking with CNC tools. They’ve visited Crafted Workshop to learn a few new things and craft a flat pack slab table.<p>This is such a great example of how you can use a CNC machine as another tool in your …

Woodworking

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

Tools & Craft #85: Understanding How Chisels Work, Part 1 - Bevel Angles

Take a sharp chisel and pare some cross grain of a board. Work at the end of the board and you will find it's easy to pare end grain. Then try …

This Collection Is Mid-Century Modern Meets California Boho

(Image credit: Urban Outfitters)<p>Once upon a time, Urban Outfitter's home section was a place to go for inexpensive sleeper couches and duvet covers …

Home Decorating

How To Build Better Vegetarian Sandwiches

Chef Matthew Cahn schools us on the new rules of veggie sandwiches.<p>Artfully constructed sandwiches are one of the most exciting things happening in food right now. While deli counters have long been beloved for their prosciutto and fried bologna sandwiches, the eggplant-based Phoagie at Philly's …

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

The Top 10 Men’s Dress Shirts to Own

#1. The White Poplin/Pinpoint/Twill<p>Quick. Think of a white dress shirt. Got it? Good. That’s the #1 shirt we should all have in our closets. The …

Men's Fashion

10 Inspiring Greenhouse Plans With Amazing Results

We often say that building stuff is easy and a lot of the times it is but that doesn’t mean you’ll be successful without paying attention to all the …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Nobel Prize

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Is the King of Condiments

By Christina Chaey<p>With apologies to mayo, ketchup, and Sriracha.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade hoisin sauce recipe associate editor Christina Chaey makes in triple-batches and puts on</i> …

How to Make a Portable Folding Work Bench

Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder

<i>So hearty, cozy and creamy – perfect for those cold nights! And it’s made right in your pressure cooker so effortlessly! It’s comfort food at it’s</i> …

Unseen 1960s Photos of London’s East End

A hidden archive of glorious Kodachrome, rediscovered.<p>We don’t know a whole lot about the life of the amateur photographer David Granick.<p>We know he …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

The Best Carpentry Tips and Advice

We asked carpentry pros who have spent years pounding thousands of nails to pass along some of the best of what they've learned on the job …

Kitchen of the Week: A Finely Tuned Kitchen in Kobe by a Thoughtful Japanese Workshop

A few years back we discovered the Japanese equivalent of Plain English and Henrybuilt: KitoBito (“trees and people”), a custom kitchen design …

Awesome Pictures Of Japan By Night

<b>Naohiro Yako</b> is a photographer, illustrator and director based in Japan. He captures, at night, the streets and all the details of the cities of <b>Tokyo</b> …

Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Shoe Rack

Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.<p>In this episode of Dwell Made, Chris Salomone of Foureyes Furniture builds a simple, modern shoe rack from plywood.<p>Key Products:<p>½" Baltic Birch Plywood (or other if desired)<p>Step 1: Material Breakdown and …

Woodworking

Franklin's Vinegar Sauce

This is a light vinegar BBQ sauce from the world famous Franklin's BBQ in Austin, Texas. This sauce goes perfect with Pork or Brisket.<p><b>SOURCE</b>: <i>Franklin</i> …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

How to Frame a Modern Pergola

If you want to increase the outdoor value of your home, a modern pergola is certainly one way to do just that. Building your own pergola might feel …