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How To: Buy, Design or Build DIY Cargo Container Homes

A perfect example of thinking outside the box and living within one. – but what is really involved when buying, designing or building cargo container …

Upgrade Your Countertops with a Skim Coat Overlay of Concrete

Concrete countertops are strong and durable. You can make your own without needing to create or haul giant blocks of concrete. This video shows an …

DIY Apple Rosettes Dessert Food Tutorial

How to Bend Wood and Plywood at Home: Laminations Explained

I've always been fascinated with curved wood furniture. It doesn't feel right to take straight stock and curve it like that, but at the same time the …

Warplane Propeller Ceiling Fan

This warplane ceiling fan reminds me that I hate ceiling fans. For two reasons. First, once they're on it takes me 10 minutes to figure out how many …

Ana White | Easy, Economical Garage Shelving from 2x4s - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: Angie …

Peanut Butter & Jam Old Fashioned

PB&J has grown up. Now it's the perfect companion for the dude who just wants to relax with a sophisticated adult beverage...but doesn't want to …

HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker

If you can hold your horses and swirl your wrist for 60 seconds or so, pure, refreshing iced coffee to start the day, or keep you chugging along …

Giveaway: Ray Super Remote

Meet Ray. He's the He-Man of remote controls. The Master of the Universal. Ray consolidates controllers, recommends shows, and gives you access to …

How to Make Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard paint has so many uses, both practical and playful, but it comes at a price and selection can be limited. Get all the fun for less by …

DIY Inspiration: Stacked Wood Pallet Desk

If you’ve been around the DIY community for long, you’ve probably seen about a million projects featuring wood recycled from shipping pallets. But, even if you’re pretty sure that you’ve seen everything DIY that a pallet has to offer, you should probably still check out this gorgeous stacked wood …

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How To Make A Paracord Belt DIY Projects Craft Ideas & How To’s for Home Decor with Videos

How to Make A Paracord Belt | Instructions<p>These paracord belt instructions and easy to follow instructions show you how to make a DIY paracord rescue …

The Kanna Finish: How to Get Glass-Smooth Surfaces in Wood Without Sandpaper or Varnish

Before this man designs his furniture, he designs his tools<p>Sandpaper has to be the number one consumable in the modern-day furniture shop. But a …

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A Professional Spot Welder Made out of a Microwave Transformer

Spot welders are one of the very few pieces of metal working equipment that are actually very much cheaper to build yourself than to buy …

DIY 40W CNC Laser Cutter, From Bad to Better With 3D Printing

Introduction: DIY 40W CNC Laser Cutter, From Bad to Better With 3D Printing<p>About: Working on a 40W laser, repraps, and IoT More About Zilver »<p>This …

engravR: Build a Pi-Powered Laser Engraver

engravR is a Raspberry Pi-powered laser engraver built primarily from two old DVD-RW drives. The idea of using DVD drives to make a laser engraver is not particularly new, but most systems use an Arduino and external stepper drivers. The advantage of using the Pi is that the system can be entirely …

Scrap To Swank: Turn Pallets Into A Beautiful Desk

Recycling pallets into something else useful is nothing new, but this desk, inspired by bowling lanes and butcher blocks, is, well, inspired. The top is made entirely out of recycled pallets found around a college campus. As this desk is for college, the creator estimates he will move “23 more …

Woodworking

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You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

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How To Turn You Beer Into Glass Cups

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30 of The Most Extraordinary Beautiful Kitchen DIY Pallet Projects

In the kitchen everything should be bent to out desires and lifestyle. Here we should relax at the end of the day, disconnect entirely from the busy …

Turn a Beer Keg Into an Awesome Charcoal Grill

It's grilling season, and if you don't own a good charcoal grill, you should consider making your own out of an old beer keg.<p>This tip comes via …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

“The Internet of Things” is one of those trendy, nebulous terms that many people kind of understand, but few people entirely grasp. Ayah Bdeir, …

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Toolbox from a Rear

Check out this shop toolbox made out of the rear-end of an old van ! just awesome, lockable and repurposed …

Trending: Barn Doors On A Budget

Kid-sister site The Snug keeps us in the loop on what's trending in DIY and decor. What's hot right now? Space-saving barn doors that don't break the bank. Get the look with a little help from DIYers who have been there, done that.<p>First, pick up a barn-door kit for less than $200, then you can …