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The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

DIY Raspberry Pi Security System Created Using Makerbeam

If you are looking for a Raspberry Pi project to keep you busy this weekend you may be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi Security System which …

Raspberry Pi

Weekend Workshop: How to auto tweet your ISP when your Internet slows down

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Raspberry Pi

They'll Think You Cheated and Hired a Pro If You Use These 5 Painting Hacks

DIY home painting tips give you professional results and a whole lot less hassle.

Make a Wooden Fence for Your Table Saw and Save a Few Bucks

Besides the blade, the most important part on a table saw is the fence. If yours is beat up or you just want a new one, here's how you can build your own.<p>Table saws are precision tools for ripping lengths of wood, and to achieve this they a properly dialed-in fence to align the wood parallel to the …

Woodworking

The Best Smartphone Apps For DIY Carpentry [Infographic]

If <i>The Block</i> has taught us anything, it's that you don't need to be an architectural genius to fix up a property. When it comes to assembling …

Articles about family salvages 1880s barn create their nearly net zero escape on Dwell.com - Dwell

How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>I first learned of this story through our friend, the incredibly talented Jeremy Cliff, whose photos accompany this article.<p>Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the …

Build a Wood Lathe from Scratch and Start Turning

Building your own power tools is a specialized skill, but with the right planning and patience you can DIY everything in your workshop.<p>Wood turning is fast becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers of all skill levels. You can buy your own wood lathe or build your own.<p>Building your own tools is a …

Woodworking

Affordable Barn Door Hardware

Get the barn door look you love without spending hundreds on hardware. This DIY solution is under $35<p>80<p>476

9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

Home Improvement

The Secret to Properly Loading Your Dishwasher

Turns out, the answers come right in the box with your machine.<p>If you own a dishwasher, we bet you've had marital spats (or even fights with your mother) about the best way to load it. Of course, our very own experts in the Good Housekeeping Institute have shared their own trusty instructions (make …

Cleaning

Built from Scrap: This CNC Machine Was Made for $160

There’s been a surge in affordable desktop CNC routers over the past few years, but you’d be surprised at how easily you can cobble your own together. Using dirt-cheap chipboard, an Arduino, motor breakout board, angled aluminum, and a few gears and servos pulled from a tray-style computer CD …

23 Crafty Ways to Repurpose Empty Wine Bottles

We know you've been saving them up, just waiting to be inspired.<p>We know you've been saving them up, just waiting to be inspired.

Zero Waste

How-To: Homemade Vanilla and Lavender Extracts

Add some homemade flavor to your cocktails or baked good with this vanilla and lavender extracts tutorial from Food52. A DIY vanilla extract tutorial was actually featured in Volume 07 of Craft Magazine, but something that’s so easy to make, and so handy to keep around, seems worth a little …

How to make a Mini Lathe

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Spices

Rammed Earth Garden Beds - DIY

Rammed earth garden beds are made by compressing a damp mixture of approximately 70 percent sand, 30 percent clay, and a small amount of cement into …

5 Tips for Raised Bed Gardens

Pat Callahan is Delaware Valley College's director of grounds, landscape, and turf, who also helps PopMech with the mower tests we run on the college's pristine grounds. Here, he gives us his top five tips for building and maintaining raised beds.<p><b>Raised beds carry a litany of advantages</b> that make …

Gardening

Best command line tools for linux performance monitoring

Sometimes a system can be slow and many reasons can be the root cause. To identify the process that is consuming memory, disk I/O or processor …

DIY Outdoor Pallet Bench Tutorial

A splash of color amongst the greens and browns of a garden is always a pleasant treat for the sight. When this splash of color transforms itself …