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Making Milk Jug Skulls

For those who really get into Halloween and DIY haunts, it’s never too early to start working on costumes, props, and decorations. In fact, for the truly hardcore, last Nov 1st was when preparations for this year’s Halloween began.<p>But for those of us who are a little more chill about our party …

Power Tools

How to: Make a DIY George Nelson-Inspired Outdoor Slat Bench

When my neighbor, Gina, moved in next door, a standalone porch swing appeared on our shared patio. The thing was at least thirty years old, and had …

Woodworking

A Carpenter’s First Time Building Concrete Countertops

About five years ago, after looking at Fu-Tung Cheng’s book, <i>Concrete Countertops</i>, I decided that when I replaced my kitchen cabinets, I would build …

Home Improvement

Chef shows how he eats for less than $25 a week

Eco chef Tom Hunt says the secret to eating well and cheap is to buy food in season and buy it in bulk. In this Guardian article, Hunt reveals his …

How to Make Your Own Woodblock Print Like the Japanese Masters

Inspired by the art of Hokusai and other masters of Japanese woodblock prints? Or just looking to get your hands dirty and express yourself creatively? The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking. And the uses are endless. From decorative wrapping paper …

Woodworking

Plyak 12 (PY12) - Study Plans

Plyak 12 - Study Plans<p><b>Boat Selector:</b><p>A 12' touring and fishing kayak with self draining cockpit.<p><b>Builder threads on our forum:</b><p>LOA:<p>12' 4"<p>3,75 m<p>Max. Beam:<p>…

How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

The more GMO and non organic food we get in our children’s plate, the more we will want to grow our own organic food. Di you know that the U.S. …

Shop Tour: Andrew Hunter

I’ve been in awe of Andrew Hunter’s work for years, but I’m not sure I was totally prepared to see Andrew’s work in person. Every surface of every …

The delicious salad leaves to try in your garden that keep on giving with ‘cut and grow’

Pulling up entire salad plants seems like madness once you've moved on to 'cut and grow again' as Mark Diacono explains.<p>One of the great pleasures of …

Simple Desk Plans For Home Offices Built With Love

The search for the perfect desk can prove almost impossible which is pretty ironic given how many different designs and styles are to choose from. …

How To Make THE BEST Folding Saw Horses

Bombproof Shop Storage - Modular Miter Saw Station Base

How to Make a Watertight Wood Joint, Without Using Glue or Sealants

Frank Klausz reveals the "family secret" of creating a gasket effect<p>Unless you have experience with traditional boatbuilding or making traditional …

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Miniature lemon trees (Citrus limon) are evergreen tropical fruit trees, which stay small when grown in containers. The small varieties of lemon trees include dwarf trees like “Dwarf Lisbon” lemon, which grows best in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 10. Many miniature …

In Germany, Building Underground Motorized Pop-Up Beer Coolers in the Garden is a Thing

We all know there's no good reason to build cylindrical beer coolers that silently appear out of the ground in your backyard. But that hasn't stopped …

Furniture Designers: Here's a Very Cool Feature to Add to a Desk

Also, these two designers appear to have vanished into thin air<p>As someone with a messy desk, I so want this feature added to it:<p>This desk was …

Furniture

Use Puck.js to Automate Your Gardening Tasks

I love tomatoes, especially warm, freshly grown ones. We’re lucky enough to have a south-facing garden where tomatoes should thrive given enough water. However, watering is one of those things I’ve proven myself incapable of doing reliably. After a few false starts with a fish pond pump and a …

Ram Promaster cargo van converted into a multi-purpose camper

Professional carpenter and wood worker Ryan Wells has recently turned his hand to converting utility vans into smart campervans. The Seattle-based …

Washington State

Local Lumberyard Map

This lumberyard map is the result of a long-term survey asking readers to report their favorite lumberyards. It was created from a survey conducted …

Woodworking

Make It Last: How to Update & Repair Vintage Wood Furniture

We've all heard the phrase "they don't make 'em like they used to," which in my experience, cannot be more true when it comes to quality-made …

Online Life

Tutorial: How to Create Tough, Lightweight and Waterproof Gear Bags From Dyneema and Tyvek

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a variety of useful zippered gear bags that are incredibly tough, lightweight and waterproof.<p>This …

Carbonized Wood: A Traditional Japanese Technique That Has Conquered the World

Ancestral, vernacular and minimalist; for many, these three words have come to define the architecture of Japan, a country that has served as a …

Woodworking

How to Make Lap Joints, Walnut Base for Mid Century Modern Cabinet

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

Woodworking

Indian Designers Built A Genius Air Conditioner That Works Without Electricity, And It Can Save Lives

Air conditioners may be contributing to global warming, but in blazing hot countries like India, they’re simply a necessity during the summer. Ant …