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Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

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Tips for your new Xbox One

The holidays are here! You've finally got some time off to do as you wish. And — wouldn't you know it? — you've got yourself a brand new Xbox One.<p><i>Hot dog!</i>Microsoft<p>Here's hoping that whoever gave you this fancy new console also took the time to update it so you don't have to waste any of your …

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Kitchen of the Week: The Movable Kitchen from ModNomad Studio

Part art project, part problem solver, the Go-Go Kitchen in writer/activist-designer Jennifer Nix’s Sausalito, California, home pairs cast-off …

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Ikea Thinks Movable Walls Can Solve Your Tiny Apartment Woes

In the age of ever-shrinking apartments, furniture giant <b>Ikea</b> is trying to take <b>transforming, space-saving apartments</b>—an idea already popular with independent architects and designers—to the masses. According to a recent report in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the Swedish retailer has been discreetly …

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This Tiny Home Is So Brilliant the Owners Are Now Selling Replicas

Which is good news because the sleek styling in this small house is everything.<p>Armed with 14 years of carpentry experience and a keen interest in the "Tiny House Movement" (as those in the know call it these days), James Stoltzfus set out to build his own compact home in his free time last year — …

DIY Your Coffee, Save Big Bucks

Every Monday morning you can expect to see a social-media spike in one topic: #coffee. More and more, people are opting to save a few bucks by making their own coffee at home and taking it to-go. The DIY community over at our sister-site, The Snug, are no exception. They take their coffee pretty …

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The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

DIY

A Steam-Free Way to Bend Wood: The Hot Pipe Method

This low-tech method is best for pieces up to 3/8" in thickness<p>Scotty Lewis describes bending wood as "one of the most exciting and magical things a …

Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on <i>Make:</i> (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses a conventional glass cutting jig, …

10 best Android apps for artists

Being an artist is both fun and difficult. It’s fun because you get to create the things you’re passionate about. It can be difficult because you’re either struggling or rich. However, we live in the 21st century and technology can make life easier. In some cases, you can even create art on your …

Cool Material - Stuff Guys Want

Style<p>In case the pictures weren’t already indication enough, this watch is unlike everything else you’ll ever strap on your wrist. The “Birdie” Surf …

These Custom-Fit Shirts Come in 75 Sizes

Unless you’re very lucky, you probably aren’t built perfectly for the standard S / M / L / XL or even the numbered, fitted shirts. Sleeves are too …

Beautiful Weeds: Preserve a Dandelion in Resin

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the Dandelion Collective has been producing these gorgeous paper weights made from dried out dandelions and clear resin. Each weed is carefully hand selected, dried, and preserved into a perfectly polished sphere of cast polyester resin, with a small flat …

Blast Off with this Homemade Atomic Age Rocket Camper

When Alaskan resident Bill Guernsey got into a serious plane crash and broke his back and fractured seven ribs, he knew he was going to be laid up for a long, long time. But rather than let that get the best of him, he decided to use the time to finally design and then build his dream camper. And …

Flashback: Orange Pistachio Cheesecake in Phyllo

<b>By Katie Goodman</b><p>I had the idea that cheesecake with a phyllo crust would be really a delicious dessert. I asked a friend if she’d ever tried this before. She said no, but that it sounded delicious and would be great with honey and pistachios. So here is the recipe inspired by that conversation.<p>It’s …

Make Your Own Pastries From “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Still excited about <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel’s</i> multiple academy awards? Why not celebrate by making yourself some of Mendl’s “Courtesan au Chocolat,” which were featured in the movie!<p>Even if your pastries don’t end up coming out quite as beautifully as Mendl’s, you can still have fun getting …

DIY Arc Furnace

Grant Thompson makes an arc furnace out of a microwave and a lantern battery, then melts metals and rocks with it. His matter of fact delivery is …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Chinos Guaranteed To Last 25 Years

In case you don’t remember RPMWEST, they’ve done multiple Kickstarter projects where they produced high-quality denim at a fraction of the retail …

How-To: Wooden Polaroid Holders

Looking for a fun way to display your favorite Polaroids or mini instant camera photos? Check out this simple yet eye-catching DIY wooden polaroid holder project and video tutorial from Sugar & Cloth!

DIY Decor for Days: Our Most Popular Projects & Tutorials

We were a busy bunch here at Apartment Therapy this year, making all sorts of pretty things, then showing you how to make them yourselves. Here are …

Onyx Ranger Gloves Are Made From Selvedge Denim

We wear gloves so infrequently that it would be easy to drop a few bucks on some standard bland ones and feel set. Well, at least we thought that …

Recipe: Waffle Your Breakfast Quesadilla

Calling all breakfast lovers! This clever food hack makes great use of a waffle iron, and turns your quesadilla into a super portable meal on the go.<p>Get the recipe from Real Food by Dad.

A Street-Legal Castle

A “tiny house” is pretty much what is sounds like, and many could almost be described as a DIY RVs. Nearly all of this class of dwelling strive to make use of every inch of real estate available to them, but the “house truck” seen in the video below is a masterpiece of space usage.<p>Like many …

Off-grid cruciform container micro-home serves as spiritual retreat

From dwellings to retail parks, we've showcased a number of recycled shipping container buildings over the years, noting when it may make sense to …