Sean Strode

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37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

Feels like spring, so sip accordingly: 3 drinks and 3 snacks to make for cocktail hour

If you’re in the Washington metro area, step outside today and smell the early blooming cherry blossoms. (Or if it’s still chilly where you're dwelling, close your eyes and imagine warmer times ahead.) And after your day of work is finished, make and sip one of these spring-inspired cocktails from …

Spraying A Finish

Basic Guitar Finishing With Spray-Can Lacquer<p>So you've worked hard constructing your instrument. It's the epitome of perfection. The beautiful grain …

Intro to Backpacking: Nudity, Fried Chicken, and a Fifth of Bourbon

About 15 years ago I went on my very first overnight backpacking trip. It was also my very first solo backpacking trip. I was in my early 20s and to …

Prep Stock by Hand – Christopher Schwarz Shows You How

Stock prep by hand might sound like a great workout (and it can be if there’s a lot of it), but it isn’t as hard as you might think – particularly if …

This DIY Coffee Maker Will Brew the Best Cup You’ve Ever Had

Unleash your inner handyman with this brew system<p>Your electronic coffee maker may be convenient—but how many times have you poured yourself a cup, only to find a watered down, bland version of what you were hoping to get? If you want something done right, sometimes you really do have to do it …

Travel Planning: 6 Tips for Making Camping Reservations

Summer might <b>not</b> be “right around the corner”, but in the world of travel (especially for those on a budget), it’s important to start planning now. …

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50 Holiday Drinks

<b>50 Holiday Drinks from hot to cold and mocktail to cocktail, we’ve got you covered.</b><p>I love all of the holiday drinks at Starbucks, especially my new …

Top Bartenders Reveal Their Favorite Winter Cocktail Recipes

Holiday cocktails are perhaps the most polarizing of adult beverages—especially when it comes to eggnog and mulled wine, which are are loved and …

Thirsty Holiday Reporter: Maple Cocktails That Will Make You Merry

'Tis the season.<p><i>Tired of your pumpkin-spice lagers and lattes? These festive holiday drinks may not come in a special red cup a la Starbucks, but</i> …

Audio Mixing

100 Books Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

One of the earliest articles we published on the Art of Manliness was “100 Must-Read Books for Men.” The piece was a result of a collaboration …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

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How to Create A Small Home Recording Studio For Less Than $200 | shopswell

If you are a musician of any type, you may want to be able to record your music at home. This could be useful if you are a small independent startup …

Music Production

Jigsaw cutting techniques | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>jigsaw cutting techniques</b>. The jigsaw is a very useful power tool for any home owner, as you you can cut different materials of …

Table Saw Tips & Techniques Woodworking Class

Build your table saw skills to make this essential tool even more valuable. Learn to use your table saw for milling, joinery and even coving.<p>What You …

Shooting Boards: Must-have Appliances

Last night while drinking some wine with Christopher Schwarz (I’d stopped by to return a chair we’d borrowed for a photo shoot), we got in a …

Autumn Hiking and Backpacking Gear List Extras

When Autumn rolls around, I break out my blaze orange hiking cap, a brighter headlamp, and more insulated clothing.Autumn has arrived and with it …

A Table Saw Mishap, Japanese vs. Western Hand Planes, How to Make a Marking Knife, Learn to Use a Handsaw and More

Part 2 of this week's Maker's Roundup<p><b>How to Cut a Perfect Through Mortise With a Router</b><p>Jesse de Geest shows how you can easily make a simple jig to …

Woodworking

Three Writing Tips From Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jennifer Egan

Writing is something everyone should do on some level. No matter what makes you put pen to paper, these three tips from Jennifer Egan will help as …

Build-your-own Teardrop Camper Kit and Plans

<i>Build-your-own CLASSES:</i><p>A "teardrop" trailer is a small camper. The name comes from the streamlined shape, and the type dates back at least to the …

4 Incredible Tips for the Ultimate Workshop Space

Constructing the ultimate workshop for your tools takes time and plenty of planning on how to best utilize the available space. There are many …

Build a DIY iPad Stand and Enjoy Movies in Bed

Get that screen off your chest.<p>Watching a tablet or iPad in bed is a nice way to wind down, but holding a screen on your chest is awkward and annoying. You can build this tablet holder and nightstand with less than $30 in materials and using only three tools.<p>Homemade Modern has a knack for building …

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A Beginner's Guide To Camping

In this constantly connected technological age, it can be easy to forget that outside lies a real, bustling world full of natural wonders. Taking the …

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Hiking Checklist

I have provided a more detailed information under preparing your pack but wanted to summarise what I believe to be the minimum items you should carry …

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7 Things I Learned on a Family Road Trip to the National Parks

Travel skills take on new dimensions when kids and RVs come into play.<p>In celebration of the National Parks Service's Centennial, my family and I recently headed west for a taste of our glorious national heritage. We started in California, at Yosemite; then picked up a pair of Airstream trailers in …

National Parks

2016 Buying Guide: Fall Camping Essentials | WIRED

• Author: Michael McCole. Michael McCole Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 09.02.16. 09.02.16<br>• Time of Publication: 6:47 pm. 6:47 pm<p>Hitting the Trails? Get These …

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

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