DIY

Make a Fish Hook Out of a Zipper, and More Useful Survival Tips

If you’re lost in the wild and in dire need of food, you can make a fish hook out of something you’re almost guaranteed to have on you.<p>In this video …

Lifestyle

12 Beautiful Rooms with Terra-cotta Tile

All things cozy and comforting are set to trend in 2017, and what you'll see more of in tile is no exception. Recently, we've noticed the design …

Renovations

Make Your Own Tool Roll With Built-In Solar Charging

Tool rolls are a fantastic way to keep all your tools organized. Over on YouTube, Darbin Orvar made one specifically for holding <i>and</i> charging up a …

Woodworking

Orbit Cowl pattern by Vashti Braha

A warm and versatile cowl that can be rolled, folded, scrunched, and stretched for wearing several ways. It’s naturally stretchy, and becomes …

Sewing

Platform Bed

• wood species native to Maine<br>• frame for a king size mattress<br>• heavy solid stock<br>• no box spring, bed platform to be no more than 1’ from floor<br>• clearance for …

Woodworking

Smokestack Convertible pattern by Vashti Braha

Thank you to model Tiffany Yurgionas and to photographers Lorraine McAndrews and Deb Seda, all members of the Steeking Tunisian Crochet class in July …

Sewing

Cross Stitch Patterns from Erica Michaels Designs

<b>Working on silk gauze is definitely addictive ~ and much easier than you think!</b><p><b>What is silk gauze?</b><br>Silk gauze is a woven mesh of silk threads - it …

Sewing

Free Knitting Patterns - Coat with Diamonds of Cables and Bobbles

<b>Size:</b> 10 (US 8)<p><b>Materials:</b><p>Yarn: 1200 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 240m / 100g), 1 pair of knit needle size 5 mm (US 8), 9 buttons.<p><b>Rib Pattern …

Sewing

Natural Wood Effect Vinyl Flooring Planks

Parquet 9" x 3" (228mm x 76mm)<p>Slim wood planks 36" x 4" (915mm x 102mm)<p>Standard wood plank 36" x 6" (915mm x 152mm)<p>Wide wood planks 48" x 7" (1219mm …

Woodworking

9 Points to Look When Your Roof Leaks

Spring storms may bring lots of rain, that may expose roof leaks. What will you do when the April shower finds its means into the living room?<p><b>First,</b> …

Home Improvement

Pretty Kitty Lip Balm Cozy pattern by Meredith Murphy

A sweet little accessory perfect for any season!<p>Never misplace your lip balm again.<p>Small enough to clip to your purse or backpack, yet large enough …

Crafting

34 Smart And Comfy Cork Home Décor Ideas

Cork as a décor material is making a huge comeback and that’s not surprising, there are tons of reasons! Cork is a great sound proofing material, …

Home Improvement

7 DIY ideas to hide household eyesores!

However perfect your home’s décor there’ll always be one element causing you to struggle with the aesthetic: homes have to be lived in.<p>How a home is …

Home Improvement

Enhance the Flavor of Cocktails With a Few Drops of Saline Solution

A pinch of salt is a great way for chefs and bakers to temper bitter flavors, but it’s a handy trick for at-home bartenders as well. Here’s how to …

Cocktails

Ultimate Directory for Finding and Learning New Hobbies!!

Introduction To Building Miniatures<p>Miniatures are everywhere. From models of appliances in department stores to architectural models to dollhouses …

Woodworking

Custom Cutting Board From Scrap Wood

This Instructable is an update on how to make Custom Cutting Boards from scrap wood and offcuts. You can also see my original blog post at: …

Woodworking

CREATE CUSTOM FABRIC SAMPLES FROM $8.95

HOW DO I SETUP MY FABRIC PRINT ARTWORK?<p>What kind of fabrics can be printed?<p>CORPORATE BRANDING ON FABRIC<p>Featured Fabric Prints<p>Printed Fabric Categories<p>…

Sewing

Grey Days Hat {Free Knitting Pattern!}

Free Knit Hat Pattern<p>The Grey Days Hat is a stunning new free knit hat pattern that I’m thrilled to feature here on the blog today! I’m a big fan of …

Yarn

10 modern garage doors

Are you a car enthusiast? Then we're willing to bet that you have a fantastic garage at your home for looking after your precious vehicles, but have …

Interior Design

Building Tips

<i>GETTING STARTED</i><p>Building models made from resin isn't too much different than building any other model kit...the parts get glued together, you paint, …

Woodworking

Add Pockets to All of Your Dresses With This Hack

I confess — I buy dresses just because they have pockets. I mean — why not!? A dress that can also hold my keys, phone and keep my hands warm sounds like a dream come true. Who cares if it isn’t the cutest dress on the block? Well, with this pocket dress hack, there’s no need to sacrifice fashion …

Sewing

This Reciprocating Saw Looks Funky But Performs Flawlessly

A much needed update to reciprocating saw design.<p>The reciprocating saw has remain unchanged for years, and is due for a redesign. Bosch's answer to the issue of fatiguing and uneven weight distribution is the new Bosch GSA18V-125 reciprocating saw. It's definitely a twist on your standard …

Woodworking

Harvest Table Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy woodworking project is about <b>harvest table plans</b>. If you want to learn more about building a table, we recommend you to pay …

Woodworking

Workshop Wednesdays - Simple Router Jig

Using a router on the lathe provides you with countless opportunities, Gabor Lacko shows you how to make your own, simple router jig<p>Gallery<p>The router …

Woodworking

A Japanese Toolbox/Sharpening Station, a Laser-Cut Leather Lamp, a Review of the Ultimaker 3D Printer & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Powder-Coated Hammer</b><p>Jimmy DiResta turns a new Estwing hammer into something more custom. Check out how he quickly …

Woodworking

Terrific Tips from the DiRestas and Darbin Orvar

Earlier this month, Matt DiResta (Jimmy’s nephew and a fellow maker/woodworker) teamed up with Jimmy and Linn from Darbin Orvar to create a series of tips videos. Each of them did a video and each contributed a tip (or two) to the other videos. So, they ended up with three videos loaded with really …

Woodworking

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Hacking

6 Upgrades You Should Make To Your Home in 2017

The new year is well under way and hopefully you are making tons of progress with your goals. With your home being one of your most important assets, it's important that you take the time to consider what kinds of upgrades would be useful to make to it this year. Keeping up with your home is like …

Home Improvement

Enchanting and whimsical papercraft buildings

Zim & Zou make these delightful hand-cut paper buildings for their Forest Folks display in Dubai.<p>Via their site:<p>Nature is surrounding us and never …

Paper Craft

Here’s What Makes Quilt Making Services so Popular

Come winters and we seek rescue under the blankets, beneath the warmth of woolens and more such things that protects us from cold and keep us warm. …

Sewing