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PVC Hacks

PVC plastic pipe is readily available, reasonably priced and ridiculously versatile. These ingenious hacks utilize this useful, DIY-friendly material.<p>…

DIY

DIY Miter Saw Stand

<i>From Bren,</i><p>I was eyeballing the miter saw stand project on this site for a while and it seemed like an excellent project to complete over the …

How to Build a DIY Wood Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!<p>Assemble the DIY wood workbench frames for the workshop bench surface and lower shelf to begin …

Woodworking

Inexpensive Garage Lights From LED Strips

Introduction: Inexpensive Garage Lights From LED Strips<p>Hello all you happy people. Welcome to my first instructable.<p>This project came about as I …

Double Compost Bins

By Jamison RantzComposting is one one of the greenest things you can do. Not only are you diverting garbage from the landfill but you are creating …

DIY: Making Homemade Corn Tortillas is Fun and Easy

We’ve already established that it is quite easy to snag delicious store- or restaurant-made corn tortillas in the Bay Area. If you’re lucky, you can …

Who Knew It Was This Easy To Make Your Own Pickles?

You won't want to use store-bought again.<p>You don't need a detailed knowledge of pickling or any complicated canning equipment to make you own tangy, crunchy, delicious dill pickles at home. With just a few ingredients, a Mason jar and a refrigerator, you're more than halfway there. Follow this …

DIY Ladder Shelf Shoe Storage

We’re all living such busy lives — rushing around, trying to find extra pockets of time to become more and more productive. One of the methods I use …

Corner Shelves!

Twelve years ago on a cold November night I lay slumbering peacefully in my twin bed in my tiny college bedroom (Jeff may have been there too, but …

DIY Monogram Initial Sign

I have had this <b>DIY Monogram Initial Sign</b> project on my “to do” list for months. Last year, my Christmas JOY sign that I hang in this spot stayed up …

Woodworking

10 Useful Free Printables To Help You Get Organized in 2015

Whether you're ready or not, 2015 has arrived. The beginning of the year is always a good time to get a fresh start by organizing your work and …

Crafting

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

6 Tips to Building a Better Cross-cut Sled for Your Tablesaw

Introduction: 6 Tips to Building a Better Cross-cut Sled for Your Tablesaw<p>About: It's said that to perfect a skill takes about 10,000 hours of work …

Woodworking

DIY Wooden Stars For Christmas Decor

These amazing wooden stars are awesome for Christmas décor, you’ll need a brad nailer, a miter saw, tape measure, a pencil, a protractor, safety …

How to Clean and Distill Dirty Water

Test Tube Planter.<p>How to Grow a Pothos Plant in Water<p>Mario Planter Box<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>one question if you were in a group who does not …

Pepsi

Freezing Vegetables From Your Garden

Freezing vegetables is a fast and easy form of food preservation, and most crops, such as asparagus, broccoli, green beans, peppers, summer squash, …

31 Household Products You Can Make Yourself And Never Have To Buy Again

en_US<p>article<p>---- More DIY Ideas ---- Daily use products for your home ranging from cleansers, skin and body care products, cooking products and more …

The Secret Genius of the Solo Cup

Do you really know the proper way to use a Solo cup? Probably not. Here's how to use those contours to your benefit<p>Praise be to the red Solo cup, for its smart design is worth so much more than being relegated to mere keg fill-ups and cheers of “College!” Solo says it’s a coincidence, butthose …

Cocktails

How to Make Your Own (Super Absorbent) Produce Bags

I'm that person at the grocery store who refuses to use those plastic produce bags. You know, the person who unleashes a dozen loose apples on the …

How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top

The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete<p>Most of us think of concrete as a practical material, but it’s also one …

Woodworking

How to Build a Rocket Mass Heater

Quick-Release Bandsaw Fence<p>Patchwork Plywood and Ebonized Oak Dresser<p>Warbirds Wood & Aluminum Bar<p>PVC Class<p>This thing seems complicated. I think I …

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 Two-Board Backyard Lounger

One afternoon of work, one great chair.<p><b>Okay, we'll admit that although last month's CNC-milled chair</b> was awesome, the project was out of reach for many readers. So here's something you can build that doesn't require access to a $25,000 CNC machine. In fact, you'll need little more than a circular …

Measuring Tips and Techniques for DIYers

Use these clever tricks to work faster and better<p>To get furniture-grade crosscuts, you have to use a table saw. When Senior Editor Travis Larson …

Woodworking

Clutter-Busting Strategies For Every Room

Use these tips to organize the whole house!<p>Hanging shoe bags are great for closets, but they can also cut the clutter in your garage, workshop or …

Laundry Rooms

How to Use a Digital Multimeter and Analog Multimeter

Test batteries, electrical circuits, broken appliances and more with this helpful tool.<p>Test battery life using a multimeter or volt-ohm meter (VOM). …

Arduino

Freebie: Sewing Cheat Sheet

Quilters, you need this nifty cheat sheet printable created by Marzi of Made by Marzipan. Visit her blog to get your free downloadable Sewing Cheat …