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How to Calculate Wood Shrinkage and Expansion

Wood movement can ruin a seemingly well-constructed project. Luckily getting ahead of the material and calculating wood shrinkage and expansion is …

This DIY wooden rig makes your DSLR or mirrorless feel more like a cinema camera

Since Nikon introduced video to DSLRs,the biggest complaint has been about the form factor of DSLRs. When Canon released the 5D Mark II, the demand …

How to Make a Japanese Puzzle

Introduction: How to Make a Japanese Puzzle<p>About: Australian Wood Review is Australia’s premier woodworking and woodcraft magazine. It is a high …

Woodworking

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

Cooking

11 Savory Pies You Can Make in an Hour or Less

Raise your hand if you love pie. Us, too. So why shouldn’t you eat it for dinner? Here, 11 savory pies, tarts and galettes that come together in …

DIY Basics: Chalkboard Cheese Trays

You’ve seen those cute chalkboard cheese trays all over Pinterest. Now it’s time to make your own in a few easy steps! We’ve even thrown in some ideas for how to stage your next cheese tasting party.<p><b>Materials:</b><p>– Basswood small country round by Walnut Hollow (5″ – 7″ diameter)<p>– Basswood medium …

Unreal! Artist's food drawings will leave you in disbelief — and hungry

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again!<p>Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn't even there.<p>The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations.<p>In each of the videos that he's shared on Instagram and …

Art

Shop built - Router Lift

The Kitchen Tool You Didn't Know You Needed

The humble egg coddler looks like something that might have been cast in the "Be Our Guest" scene in <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>: short and stout and sleek, with determined little legs. (The design is also Bauhaus-inspired, if you're into that sort of thing.) I admittedly was skeptical of it: Most of my …

Aviator Chair: A Flat Folding Leather Chair Made Using No Joinery

The Aviator Chair is a challenge to create a flat folding luxury leather armchair from a single piece of material with no joinery. Created primarily …

How To: 3 Bakers' Tricks to Getting a Perfect Crispy Bread Crust at Home

One of the best qualities about fresh bread (such as sourdough) is a thick, crispy crust—which is easy to create in a commercial oven, but can be …

Baking

Recipe: How to Make Delicious Fiorella Pizza Dough at Home

<i>(Photo courtesy of Fiorella)</i>Pizza is one of those dishes that anyone can make at home, and it's pretty much guaranteed to be delicious. But, if you …

The Need-to-Know Guide to Botulism, For Safe Canning & Preserving

“On a scale of one to botulism, how concerned should I be about the months-old garlic confit sitting in my pantry?”<p>It hadn’t even been five minutes into my conversation with Cathy Barrow, longtime Food52 contributor and author of the canning cookbook, <i>Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry</i>, before <b>I</b> …

Build a Portable Workshop That Can Handle All Kinds of Projects and Then Shrink Down in Size

Having a big, nice woodcutting station is great, but not everyone has the space required for that. DIYer Paoson Woodworking solves this with a …

Woodworking

Call for entries to Wood Awards 2016

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> entries are now open for architects and designers based in the UK to submit designs to this year's Wood Awards (+ …

42 Recipes That Are a Zillion Times Better Because of Fish Sauce

Basically instant umami—and one of the most unexpectedly versatile condiments on earth.<p>If you look up umami in the dictionary, we bet you'll find a big ol' bottle of fish sauce (usually made from anchovies, salt, and water) as the entry. A staple in Southeast Asian cooking, fish sauce adds a hit of …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

Why People Love Bass

The beat drops and people start nodding their heads. It's a common behavior, so it's easy to disregard. But the reasons why humans respond to a killer beat aren't necessarily obvious.

Articles about 5 modern bathrooms designed wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the …

Tools to Get Started in Woodworking: Hammers and Mallets

Tools with heads that hit things. Unglamorous but necessary everyday tools, mallets and hammers have important design features and particular …

Design Crossover: Getting Creative With Wood

For this Design Crossover post, let’s take a look at some the innovative ways to use wood in the world of design, from fashion to architecture.<p>German …

Furniture

DIY: KOOB (The Best Lawn Game. Ever.)

Every once in a while, you discover one of those things that changes how you have fun. That’s probably about to happen for you.<p>This is one of those …

How to Make a Bottle Opener - Woodworking Gift Ideas

Overview<p>This bottle opener is sure to be a hit with any recipient, as it is unique, useful, and artful. The opener uses a US quarter as the mechanism …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …