David Koch

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PBJstories

This was one of the first big projects I’ve done where I created my own plans for it, measurements, details, and then executed it and had it all work …

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Crafting

Better Than [you know what] Chex Mix

Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.<p>In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave …

Dessert

Water Table, for the Kids

Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric Longboard<p>PVC & Duct Tape Kayak<p>Outdoor Table From Wood and Steel Tubing<p>Rockets Class<p>Amazing idea ! Thanks for sharing …

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

I’m looking forward to summer so much this year, I’ve already gone on a hunt for some of the best backyard games and activities for kids… AND adults! …

Homemade (Pocket-Hole Jig) (Kreg Jig) Free Plans

How Did You Paint That?

This is probably the number one question I get--how did you paint that, what is your paint technique? Honestly, I am not sure I have a technique, but …

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 …

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of available apps (recently expanded to include YouTube for the new Roku 3) and hardware ranging in price from inexpensive to downright cheap. Still, despite an active and encouraged developer community with …

Wooden Star Sign - Stacy Risenmay

I was so excited when Lindsay came up with the idea to do Knocktoberfest. What the heck is Knocktoberfest? Well, 25 bloggers are sharing a knock off …

How to make a wooden planter

Step 1<p>Mark and cut all the pieces of timber to the correct lengths, cutting the ends as squarely as possible for a smooth finish. Using a 3mm drill …

Two-Hour Table

You’ve heard the old joke: A thing can be built fast, good, or cheap — pick any two of these qualities. Well, I like fast, good, <i>and</i> cheap. With this table I wanted all three.<p>I wanted an enduring shape with tapered legs that would age gracefully, hold plenty of weight, and weigh no more than a …

Woodworking

How to Build a Coffee Table out of Pallet Wood: Project 5 Paint/Distress/Antique Furniture

Interview with Ron Paulk on the Design of His Innovative Paulk Workbench

Homebuilder and self-taught designer Ron Paulk had a problem: He needed a large-surface workbench--which is generally no problem for those of you …

Guide To Upcycling With Pallets

From a simple shelf to a complete house, wooden pallets are a fabulous material to upcycle with and what's more they're often free if you hunt around …

Whale Bookends

Absolutely love these whale bookends.

Maker Camp 2013: Fun with LEGO