Jason Falteisek

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No-sweat, flush-fit, inset drawers

Inset drawers give a modern, clean look to your furniture projects while speaking volumes about your craftsmanship. But the "reveals" (the gaps …

Woodworking

How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays

In the most of kitchens, the <b>storage space</b> under the sink is unuseful because of the dark and dingy. Often, not being sure what is there becomes a …

How to Safely Clear Your Home of an Intruder | The Art of Manliness

It’s 2 AM, and you’re lying asleep in bed. Your wife is snuggled next to you, and your young children are slumbering soundly in their respective …

How to Make a Drill Press Dust Collection Jig with Scrap Wood and PVC Pipe / Rockler How-to

This simple dust collection jig doesn't require much in the way of materials or time, but keeps your drill press clean effectively.<p>I’ve improved dust …

Woodworking

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Building a Race Gun with New AR Components

With the number of AR-15 platforms in the hands of American consumers at an all-time high, new fans of the modern sporting rifle (MSR), and those who …

From buying to building: Why AR-15 fans are DIYing

The AR-15’s modular design allows consumers to swap parts and tailor the gun to suit specific goals. <i>(Photo: Peninsula Guns and Tactical)</i><p>With its …

Paste Wax for Table Saws & Machinery

In my recent postings, I’ve been writing about silicone oil and fish eye. So a few days ago I was having a deep discussion with a friend about paste …

Woodworking

How to Clean Your BBQ Grill

A clean grill prevents bacteria build up and just works better.<p>Grilling season is upon us, and if you are as disgusted as we are about what you've found after uncovering your grill, then read on for a simple and fast way to get your BBQ grill back into cooking mode.<p>Here in Southern California we …

New heat-resistant ceramic can be squished like a marshmallow

Potential applications include insulation, firefighter protection, and water filtration.<p>It’s light enough to balance on a fuzzy blade of grass, incredibly heat-resistant, and can be squished like a marshmallow. It’s also a ceramic.<p>In a study published Friday in <i>Science Advances,</i> researchers describe …

Engineering

20 Must Know Woodworking Tips

New to woodworking or having trouble with certain projects? Whether you are a beginning woodworker or expert, these tips from the pros will speed up …

Woodworking

Hot water and antimicrobial soaps don’t get your hands any cleaner

You're probably washing your hands wrong.<p>It doesn’t matter what temperature water you use to wash your hands: all that matters is that you wash them, according to a study released earlier this week in the <i>Journal of Food Protection</i>. And you're probably doing it wrong. Understanding what gets our …

Microbiology

How to set up a DIY home security system

3 ways to protect your house<p>You don't have to invest in a multimillion dollar surveillance system to keep an eye on your property and possessions. In fact, you might be able to do the job with gadgets you already own, paired with free software. We've collected three types of systems you can pick …

Home Security

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

The Art of Making Dovetailed Drawers

Fine furniture calls for an elegant drawer. A master cabinetmaker shares his approach to design and fitting. by Mario Rodriguez pages 50-54 Issue …

Woodworking

Small Water Features

You've seen them on TV: huge, complex water features, with high-cost fountains, installed by skilled landscape designers. Rather daunting, aren't …

Plants That Grow in Full Shade

Searching for plants that grow in full shade is an endeavor fraught with challenges. The difficulties begin with the very language we use to discuss …

Solar power is getting cheaper; here are some smart options for your home

Now that spring has sprung, many homeowners are looking to improve their living space — whether it’s a renovation or redecoration, a gardening or landscaping project, or perhaps it’s time to become less reliant on the grid.<p>Finding ways to save energy and money in your home isn’t a new concept, but …

Solar Power

Honeywell Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Thermostat Review

A smart thermostat on a budget<p>Having a smart thermostat that can flash the local weather forecast at you as you walk by it is nice. But is it $250 nice? For those willing to forgo some bells and whistles, Honeywell's Lyric T5 costs just $109 and still provides flexible and smart control over your …

Home Automation

Concealed Carry: 10 Best Tactical Belts

Condor Tactical Belt<p>For those who want a bit more convenience along with them on a daily basis or while on the range, Condor offers this durable and …

Art of Concealment – A Table With Hidden Compartments

by Matthew Dworman pages 32-39 From the November 2016 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine Hidden compartments – just saying those words puts a …

Woodworking

Free-Standing Lumber Rack

Introduction: Free-Standing Lumber Rack<p>About: Husband to a great wife, father to my baby girl, and child of the one true king. 9-5er during the day …

Woodworking

20 Secret Hiding Places

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks.<p>We've …

Meet the Turkey Reaper

From a side angle, the scene looks preposterous: There’s 6-foot-4, 235-pound Jeremy McCarty, kneeling in a wide-open bean-stubble field and …

How to Build an AR Rifle for Hunting

For as long as rifles have been rifles, hunters have wanted them customized. Up until recently this cost more than breast implants and took …

Man Caves

Shooting Advice: How to Slow Down Targets

We cannot dodge bullets like Keanu Reeves in <i>The Matrix</i>. And don’t try that at home, either. But, we can slow targets down. We all experience days …

5 Surplus Rifles under $500 (VIDEOS)

Today most new, large-caliber rifles begin at a MSRP around the $500 mark and move up from there. For less than that price, there are several long …

15 things all clever homeowners do every year

Being a homeowner can seem like something of a dark art, especially if you want to do it right and be as efficient as possible. However, once you've …

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

Setting off this 47-pound 1.5 gauge punt gun looks like a time warp

Competition shooter Robert “Bob” Gordon Vogel got behind a homemade punt gun that packs in 11-ounces of shot and 650-grains of FFG black powder, or …