Category Archives: Make

Beautiful Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Built From a Shelf

While he was stuck at home, the self-taught Belgian woodworker of tchiksguitars decided to build an absolutely beautiful guitar out of a shelf in his living room. The shelf was made of Sapele wood – an exotic piece of lumber … Continue reading

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How to Make Six Different Forts Out of Ikea Furniture

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The History Of WD-40 Is Stranger Than You Think

Jalopnik is by far my favourite car news site! – cPaul Check it out at Jalopnik:

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House Ordered From 1920’s Sears Catalog!

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Die Cast Toy Car Restorations

My current guilty pleasure. Enjoying the enthusiasm and skill it takes to restore 50 year old Dinky, Hotwheels, and other toy vehicles. I’m pretty sure I lost this bus at Carillon Beach in the 60’s. Trauma!

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Shipwright Service – Montreal, QC

Shipwright Service has been my go-to boat repair, modification, and refurbish team for more than 10 years. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. When I bought a very used and abused sailboat that others had walked away from, Josh … Continue reading

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Kraken Near the British Virgin Islands

KATE SIERZPUTOWSKI in – OCTOBER 18, 2017 An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create an Artificial Coral Reef Near the British Virgin Islands This past April a massive 80-foot steel kraken was purposefully sunk into the Caribbean Sea on top … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 3 Launches

Cool!  The new (and stupidly inexpensive) Raspberry Pi is about to be released… Time to build something! Check out some cool PI project recipes at Instructables Raspberry Pi is a dynamic microcontroller that is capable of just about anything a … Continue reading

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The Fixer’s Manifesto

The Fixer’s Manifesto. Fixing is the unsung hero of creativity. And it really shouldn’t be. It’s the most common, humble and beautiful form of creativity there is. Let’s wear that belief proudly. Let’s notice and celebrate these little everyday triumphs, … Continue reading

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Portable Yule Log

WGN TV in Chicago traditionally broadcasts the video Yule Log. This year, along with an online version, they’ve become even more tech-savvy by offering a downloadable version for the iPod video. Warm and fuzzy yuletide-ness to go!   Link   … Continue reading

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Club and Shield Bedside Table

James McAdam’s bedside table for the paranoid converts into a club and shield in a matter of seconds! Link Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2006

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Altoids Tin Survival Kit

  Field & Stream magazine shows how to pack a survival kit into an Altoids tin. They present several versions, including the Pocket Kit, Day Kit, and Wilderness Kit.     Link (via Life Hacker) Posted Sun Aug 27th, 2006

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Functional, full-sized dory-boat made from newspapers

Reverend Rob Murray in Pinawa Manitoba Canada was pining for the ocean, so he built a dory out of wall paper paste and the local newspaper. With a couple coats of varathane to keep the paper and water separate, she … Continue reading

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Steampunk rayguns

Wetanz makes three models of these stupendous steampunk pistols, which they’ll be offering for sale within the next year. They look like they’d cost a fortune — and be worth every penny. Link       Posted Tue Aug 8th, … Continue reading

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