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Firewood rack project

Firewood rack project

An elegant, original design makes the firewood rack winter’s most functional piece of furniture also its most handsome. By Richard Romanski...

Lawnmowers on the charge

Battery-powered lawnmowers may not be big news in South Africa – yet. A student exam project could point the way towards a viable design for...

How to make a mini rotary saw

Ever needed a mini rotary saw, but couldn’t lay your hands on the real thing? Well, a YouTuber has come up with a novel and...

Google engineer builds smart mirror

The smart mirror of the future is still a work in progress, but it looks pretty awesome. After some research, Google engineer Max Braun created...

2015 DIY Handbook

2015 DIY Handbook

In the 21st century, there’s no NEED to do it yourself. So much of our world is ready-made, prefabricated, mass-produced and, best of all, reasonably...

Easy guide to plumbing pipes and fittings

Plumbing is invisible until it fails. Upon inspection, it’s a morass of different pipes and arachnoid fittings. Use this handy guide to avoid confusion and...

3 clever ideas to make the most of storage space

Here are three clever solutions to everyday storage problems: 1. Jars allow both sides of a shelf to be used Glass jars are handy for...

How to build a bunker for the apocalypse

If you were told the world would be ending in 30 days, what would you do? Well, YouTuber Colin Furze was given that exact scenario...

Building support beams using traditional joinery

While building reinforcement can take on many forms, YouTuber Jesse de Geest (aka The Samurai Carpenter) decided to go the traditional route. Watch the video...

Make a shelf with a secret compartment

Instructables contributor Moy Perez built a shelf with a secret compartment for storing valuables. Watch the video above to see how he does it, or...

How to make a king size bed with storage

In the video above YouTuber and DIY enthusiast Bob Clagett makes a king size bed using plywood and reclaimed barn wood. Watch the video to...

This DIY concrete coffee maker is pretty cool, easy to make

This DIY concrete coffee maker by HomeMade Modern looks quite cool. Watch the video above to see how it’s made. Image and video credit: HomeMade...

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