We are big time fans of Wood & Faulk (we’re really partial with anyone who uses an ampersand in their name) and his camping stool is still one of our all-time favorites. His latest masterpiece is a basic woodworking project for building record crates. As always his photos are amazing […]
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As part of the Craftsman Experience Holiday Extravaganza, they invited the Chicago hackerspace, Pumping Station: One to participate and build some holiday projects like snow globes powered by Craftsman orbital sanders and hand-held fans as well as a holiday bot, shown here.
Treehouses have come a long way since the days of Little Rascals. There are now firms that specialize in designing luxury treehouses, many of which are built using sustainable materials and are of minimal impact to the environment. The best treehouse designs start with the tree which will provide the […]
I can’t get over how easy and amazing this do-it-yourself chandelier was that Small Notebook created – for only $70. They got the idea from the smart folks at Readymade. Here’s what you need: 18 4-inch glass bubble balls from CB2 ($2 each) 4 cord sets from IKEA ($4 each) […]
Our feature writer Deren S. Monday recently experienced a family health scare that prompted him to share this post which we’ve broken into 4 skills. My father, a strapping 61 years of age, went into the hospital this last week. Don’t worry, he is fine. Turns out a few decades […]
Do you have a great design idea for a piece of furniture of other home accessory? You can now design, build, and bring it to market with the help of Ponoko. They are one of the first do-it-yourself industrial design companies that allow you to submit plans and designs for […]
Here’s a new project for you: a television stand. Maybe you already have one in your living room, but chances are you have more than one TV. This plan from Amateur Woodworker is great when you only have a small spot for a TV in the playroom or bedroom.
It can be so irritating to line dry clothes, but if you’ve ever had a garment ruined in the dryer, you know it’s still quite often a necessity and at the same time an energy saver. Now maybe it’s easier to go out and buy a drying rack for yourself, […]
Home repair, remodeling, and renovation are heavily covered by this site but if you are interested in how a single-family home is constructed from beginning to end, HowStuffWorks has an interesting article that breaks down every step of the typical construction process in an easy to digest way. If you […]
Apartment Therapy has turned us onto a great looking school in Vermont called Yestermorrow Design/Build School. They are a non-profit educational institution and offer over 100 hands-on courses per year in design, construction, woodworking, and architectural craft as well as courses in sustainable design.
Tiki bars are fun but the island style isn’t for everyone or every house. Here are some plans to build other indoor and outdoor bars.
Not even the rise of interest rates have stopped the trend of bigger homes. We can understand the need for living in a larger space, but stretching the footprint of your home from property line to property line and building as large a space as possible seems like such a […]
If the weather keeps you inside this weekend why not turn towards your neglected desk space, if you can find it beneath the piles of paper and magazines. If you aren’t into buying the ready built but cheap desk solutions at Staples of Office Depot, why not try building your […]