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Here's a stylish wooden bike you can build from scratch in a weekend

If you fancy a new DIY project and you've got a weekend to spare, this could be right up your street: making a fully functional wooden bicycle.<p>The …

Woodworking

FarmBot is the geekiest backyard gardening setup ever

Not everyone is blessed with a green thumb, but don’t let that deter you from growing your own vegetables at home. Just enlist a little robotic help …

Printtable: the large-format 3D printer made from two IKEA tables, yours for under $395

Jul 5, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Mechanic and 3D printing enthusiast Wayne Mason-Drust has hacked two IKEA Lack tables to make a custom-build, large-format …

Podcast: Undoing the Damage of Sitting | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like many men who work a 9-5 in an office, you probably spend a great deal of time sitting down at your job. And then when you get home, …

18 Clever Storage Solutions You Can DIY for Free

Struggling to create order in the chaos of a full house? These 18 space-smart DIY furnishings and home accents will help you manage your humble home …

William Osler Address to Yale Students, 1914 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt has been condensed from the original.</i><p><b>From “A Way of Life”</b> <b><br>Address given to Yale students, 1914</b> <b><br>By Sir William Osler</b><p>…

FarmBot Open Source CNC Farming Robot (video)

If like me you are lacking green fingers but would like to be able to grow your own vegetables you may be interested in a new open source CNC farming …

Microcontroller

Learn How to Make Your Own Electric Motor

Even though you can buy small electric motors for pretty cheap, that next project would become much more awesome if you built even the motor from …

Cycling

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

Domestic Technology

Weekend Workshop: Make Max Rockatansky jealous with these DIY steampunk goggles

<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> …

In Off-Grid Regions, Cheap Solar Kits Could Spread As Quickly As Mobile Phones

East Africa is exploding with pay-as-you-go solar electricity that takes advantage of the country’s mobile payments infrastructure.<p>It’s easy to get a cheap solar panel in Uganda. You just pay a small deposit via a mobile phone and you can take home the equipment immediately. You install the system …

Make a solar light for your tool shed using a soda bottle

Bradford

10 DIY Development Boards for IoT Prototyping

Makers and hackers getting started with connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) have many choices of development boards. In the last 18 …

Arduino

Celebrating the Classic Circuits of Forrest M. Mims III

Many of us who became interested in electronics and hardware hacking in the 1980s have an immense nostalgic soft spot in our hearts for the books of Forrest M. Mims III. When RadioShack was our mecca, there among the flat file drawers full of components and the racks of tools and supplies, you …

Microcontroller

This DIY Pantograph Will Let You Do Freehand Plasma Cutting

Cut through steel with the ease of a pencil sketch.<p>Move too slowly with your plasma cutter, and you'll wind up frustrated, like Matthias Wandel. The molten metal blobs up, and clots as it cools. What you need for more intricate cuts, unless you're actual Iron Man, is a reliable way to sketch …

This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

Arduino Learning Board With Mini-Projects And Online Lessons (video)

Anyone looking to learn more about the Arduino platform or just start learning about electronics in general might be interested in a new Arduino …

Arduino

pieter städler's compact DIY brick oven at milan design week

pieter städler’s compact DIY brick oven at milan design week<br>all images courtesy of international design<p><b>the ‘brick oven’ by pieter städler which was</b> …

Star

Exclusive<p>CB Box to Include Exclusive Funko POP! Two-Set<p>Latest<p>Torrid Launches an 'Avengers: Infinity War' Fashion Collection in Plus Sizes<p>Avengers: …

This unusual test reveals how smart you are

Last summer, a couple of researchers ran a funny experiment about honesty. They went to an Israeli shopping mall and recruited people, one-by-one, …

Here's How One DIY Pro Built His Own Backyard Hobbit Hole

Just wait until you see how much storage space there is inside.<p>Tucked away in Bedford, England is a hobbit hole with a <i>very</i> modern twist. While no real hobbits reside there, the house is exceptionally made.<p>After a tree died in his backyard, Ashley Yeates decided to repurpose the space into this …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car From Scraps

Segun Oyeyiola took a Volkswagen Beetle and turned it into a fully renewable off-road vehicle. He’s not going to stop working on it until it becomes the future of driving in Nigeria.<p>When it comes to the success of the electric car, billionaire Elon Musk is viewed as nothing short of a miracle …

Designing a Home That Can Withstand a Hurricane

“Sure House,” designed by the Stevens Institute of Technology, just won the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.<p>In an ideal world, everyone would be driving around in electric cars, our goods would be properly recycled and reused, and all of our homes would include solar panels.<p>But it’s no …

New Jersey

What Is A Bottle Cutter For?

Besides the obvious<p>The Plastic Bottle Cutter by Pavel & Ian will make spaghetti out of your recyclables. This hand-held shredder has already blown …

Complete Guide to Buying Lumber | The Art of Manliness

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, while I’m not the handiest or craftiest guy, I do make an effort to expand my DIY skills when I …

5 Poly Students Learnt Coding In 4 Months To Create An App That Could Replace Parking Coupons!

Five business information technology students from Temasek Polytechnic, have recently came up with an ingenious app that has earned a positive …

Build Your Own Adorable DIY Hovercraft to Zip Across Snowy Hills

An RC car alternative for when the world is covered in snow.<p>When winter weather hands you a mountain of snow, it may ground your model planes, but that's no reason to ground everything. FliteTest is no stranger to homemade model crafts, having crashed a Star Destroyer and created a flying aircraft …

A Dead-Simple Tutorial on how to use React.js for those who know HTML, CSS, and some Javascript

By: Jinesh Shah, Co-Founder at Arthur<p>Preface<p>If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you are comfortable with HTML, CSS, and maybe some javascript …

This House Costs Just $20,000—But It’s Nicer Than Yours

Rural Studio’s $20K House has such innovative design that it’s changing the entire housing system–from mortgages to zoning laws.<p>For over a decade, architecture students at Rural Studio, Auburn University’s design-build program in a tiny town in West Alabama, have worked on a nearly impossible …

Housing