Man Made DIY


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Sep 17, 2013

Weekend Project: How to Create a DIY Geometric Chair

DIY Geometric Chair

A quick project for the weekend? Try this one!… read more

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Sep 17, 2013

Style Hack: How to Make a DIY Skinny Necktie from a Thrift Store Tie

Secondhand stores and thrift shops are filled with neck ties with all kinds of cool patterns and textures, and most go for only a dollar or two each. The problem? They're often way too wide to match the lapels of modern suits.… read more

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Sep 16, 2013

How to: Make a DIY Canvas and Leather Archer's Quiver

Matt Pierce came up with this tough and rugged design for a DIY archery quiver. Created from long lasting materials like leather, canvas, and cooper, this guy is all kinds of durable and all kinds of stylish.    … read more

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Sep 16, 2013

DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood iPad Stand

Ipad Easel by PegandAwl

Stop using your pillow or that pile of library books  and upgrade to something modern and handmade like this totally DIYable iPad easel!… read more

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Aug 30, 2013

Weekend Project: Make a DIY Wooden Crate Magazine Rack

Wooden Crate Magazine Rack DIY

This is a cool, rustic way to store your magazine racks without taking too much space, and it doubles as a side table too. Score!… read more

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Aug 27, 2013

The DIY Tailor: An Easy Way to Fix Holes in Your Jeans and Other Garments

created at: 08/27/2013

There are two basic principles to the ManMade approach to style and dress: fit is everything, and buy high-quality, universal items that will last. In order to help you hold on to those investment items, and make sure they suit you as best they can, ManMade is happy to present our latest series: The DIY Tailor. This summer and fall, professional tailor and alteration specialist Danni Trester will teach us some basic sewing principles and easy DIY repairs that every guy should know. … read more

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Aug 27, 2013

Before and After: A Beat Up $50 Canoe Becomes Seaworthy Again

created at: 05/28/2013

Eric Singer of Schwood snagged a worn out, leaking fiberglass canoe for $50, and managed to salvage it to become a fully functional (and leak free) vessel with just a few basic supplies from the hardware store. 

After an initial smoothing of the problematic areas, … read more

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Aug 26, 2013

How To: Make a Super Simple DIY Wood Shelving Unit

DIY Shelving Unit by Scandi-Home [http://scandifoodie.blogspot.ca/2013/04/diy-shelf-system-for-study.html]

An easy way to add some extra shelving space to your studio or bedroom!… read more

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Aug 23, 2013

How to: Make Stylish Concrete and Wood Speakers

These sleek, geometric audio speakers strike a great balance: the concrete comes off as both modern and rustic, and the wood adds a needed warmth to the mathematical shape. They look amazing: and they were completely made by hand.   … read more

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Aug 23, 2013

DIY Idea: Make Leather Cabinet Pulls

Leather and brass pulls by CAMP [http://www.campprovisions.com/product/leather-brass-pulls]

Want to upgrade your cabinets? We got a super easy idea for you that requires only a couple materials.… read more

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Aug 20, 2013

The DIY Tailor: How to Hem Jeans Like a Pro

created at: 08/19/2013

There are two basic principles to the ManMade approach to style and dress: fit is everything, and buy high-quality, universal items that will last. In order to help you hold on to those investment items, and make sure they suit you as best they can, ManMade is happy to present our latest series: The DIY Tailor. This summer and fall, professional tailor and alteration specialist Danni Trester will teach us some basic sewing principles and easy DIY repairs that every guy should know. … read more

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Aug 19, 2013

How to: Make Simple Rustic Reclaimed Wood and Copper Pipe Furniture

created at: 08/19/2013

The best kinds of creative inspiration are always born out a specific need. "Leftmusing" found herself looking for a very special solution for her apartment: "a table in my oddly shaped kitchen that could act as additional counter space, a place to eat, store kitchen stools and general spot to put stuff on, all while being 16"x52". … read more

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Aug 19, 2013

Pimp My Pool Table: DIY Edition

The Shelby GT 350 Pool Table

Ladies and gentlemen, The Shelby GT 350 Pool Table. It's like a race car bed...for grown ups.… read more

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Aug 16, 2013

How To: Make a Geometric Doormat

DIY Geo Doormat via Whimseybox [https://whimseybox.com/projects/diy-geo-doormat]

Give your houseguests a tridimensional welcome to with this geometric doormat!… read more

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Aug 15, 2013

DIY Inspiration: Top Drawer Stair Storage

Storage / Interior design. Photo by Osamu Abe

When it comes to smart, minimal design, Japan often takes the cake. If you are going nuts due to the lack of storage space, you gots to take at look this!… read more

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Aug 15, 2013

How to: Make the Ultimate Cuba Libre

created at: 08/15/2013

This Friday - August 16th - is National Rum Day, so to celebrate the summer, give one of the original rum cocktails a try: the Cuba Libre. It's delicious, dead simple to make, and perfect for enjoying all weekend long.    … read more

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Aug 15, 2013

Video: Turning a Fallen Tree into a Handcrafted Skateboard

created at: 05/28/2013

ManMade readers and filmaker Josh Brine created this cool video featuring Jacob and Luke Cowdin, two brothers who turned a tree that fell in their backyard into something they could skate.  

created at: 08/15/2013

The wood appears to be a a trunk of spalted … read more

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Aug 14, 2013

Taking Dessert to the Next Level of Awesomeness: How to Make Bacon Beer Cupcakes

created at: 08/14/2013This ManMade guest post was written by Misty Birchall, founder of PubCakes, makers of craft beer-flavored cupcakes.

I have been making craft beer cupcakes for over four years now down in San Diego with my business PubCakes. I design my cupcakes for beer lovers (and I’m talking about the kind of person who drinks beer for the taste, not chugs for the buzz), but these cupcakes are super tasty, even if you don’t crave a sudsy beverage on a hot day.… read more

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Aug 12, 2013

How to Entertain Like a Modern Gentleman [Infographic]

created at: 08/12/2013

A few weeks ago, the team at Gascón wines invited ManMade to share some of our favorite guy-friendly entertaining tips. So,… read more

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Aug 08, 2013

Video: Crafting Handmade Leather and Wood Bicycle Accessories from Scratch

created at: 05/28/2013

Tristan Stoch, a filmmaker from Portland, OR, created this look at Geoff Franklin, a PDX-based craftsman who makes leather and wood goods and accessories at Walnut Studiolo. 

created at: 08/08/2013 It's two minutes very well-spent. Watch it below:

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