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29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

5 Things I Learned While Attempting Backyard Aquaculture

Fish farming has a poor reputation: antibiotic-dependent, polluting, and reliant on industrially produced corn and soybeans to fatten the fish. It …

Aquaculture

DIY Lino Print Cactus Napkins

Gone are the days of plain table settings. Plant and botanical prints are huge right now, so I wanted to bring this trend to the dinner table with a …

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 2 of 6 - Quiet Corner

It’s a good thing that so many plastic patio chairs are designed to stack, and the aluminum ones fold up flat. That […]<p>9 months ago<p>0<p>So, let’s build …

Make Fresh Ramen Noodles at Home with These Three Ingredients

Fresh ramen noodles aren’t hard to make and are so much more delicious than instant ramen. You can save money by making them at home, too. All you …

Backyard Fire Pits and Fireplaces

Designing with Fire Outdoors<p>There’s more to designing your outdoor space with a fire feature than dropping firewood into a terra cotta bowl in the …

9 Ways to Never Grout Again

These solutions will help you skip all that, plus it doesn’t hurt they’re pretty cool looking, too.<p>#1 An Instant Patio That Snaps Together<p>Image: …

An Introduction To Wood Species, Part 10: Teak

<i>This Wood Species series of entries comes to us from guest writer Rob Wilkey, an Atlanta-based woodworker and industrial designer whose expertise is</i> …

How to Build a Double Chair Bench with Table – Free Plans

If you are wanting to build great looking chairs for your patio you've come to the right place. I bought a home late last year and didn't have any …

Woodworking

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

Elbowgrease

11 "Neat" Garage Storage Solutions

Is your garage a haven or a horror? Too often, we just shut the door and forget it when we walk into the house. But it’s so much easier to keep a …

How to Make a Bar Stool, a Hand Tool Storage Wall and a Loft Bed in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Loft Bed Build<p>Found another maker to add to the mix! Here Laura Kampf builds a loft bed for a friend, whose tiny room has an unneeded door that can …

The Ultimate Garden: DIY Projects for the Frugal Homeowner

There are many reasons why people might scream – they’re angry, scared, or in pain (or maybe they’re in a metal band!). Some might say that screaming …

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

Setup

How to Install Beautiful & Inexpensive Wood Floors

In a past life I had thought of the idea of buying solid oak plywood, cutting it into strips and using it as inexpensive solid oak flooring. I was …

Woodworking

Top 7 Tools for Every Gardener

(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>Nearly every gardener knows that having the right tools for your gardening tasks makes the job at hand much …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Terrific Kitchen Transformations For $2,000 to $4,000

Dream kitchen renovations are fun to see and all, but it's the DIY pull-them-up-by-their-bootstrap remodels that really hold onto our hearts. Ranging …

Elbowgrease

4 incredible electric motorcycles you can actually buy

1/<p>Lightning Motorcycles claims that their LS 218 is the fastest production motorcycle in the world.<p>Lightning Motorcycles<p>Lightning says that when the …

Motorcycles

Ferox 750 by Anvil Motorcycles

Some bikes need all sorts of explaining. Some bikes you just want to look at. And then some just lay it all out there for you, with brutal intensity …

Two Retro & Revisited Motorcycles Inspired by the K100 BMW

The BMW K101 is a new version of the old BMW K100, re-imagined by German studio Impuls, Fabian Gatermann and Matthias Edlinger. By taking the frame …

12 Essential Riding Tips for New Motorcyclists

Some are attracted by fuel efficiency and the traffic slipping ability, for others, it’s the pure thrill of the open road on two wheels. Either way, …

Riding the hooligan EV motorcycle

01<p>of 03<p>Introduction: Built for Speed<p>Electric motorcycles have come full circle. From early wheelie-happy dirt bikes like the Zero X to the latest …

LIST: 10 of the most wackiest motorcycles in India, and abroad

We have often seen people (mostly over-smart ones) having a solution for everything and we mean each and every thing ranging from a pin to a plane – …

Top 10 New Motorcycles Over 600cc And Under $8K

1 of 11Next Last<p>In terms of value, these are some of the best motorcycles money can buy. Each one possesses the power and performance to put a smile …

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