Man Made DIY


Nov 28, 2012

Blow My Mindsday: November 28, 2012

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

"Errors in Production" is a new website by Heike Bollig that features a fascinating collection of consumer products with manufacturing malfunctions.    … read more


Nov 27, 2012

How to: Make a DIY Modern Wooden Menorah

created at: 11/27/2012

There are two of us here at ManMade. There's me, Chris, and I handle the content of the site, publishing the daily posts and projects. The other half is my compadre Bruno, who works behind-the-scenes keeping everything running smoothly. It's a great team, and we compliment each other well. I'm a dedicated Christmas fan, and Bruno...well, his last name is Bornsztein. Guess which winter holiday he grew up celebrating...… read more


Nov 27, 2012

The Fixer's Manifesto

created at: 11/28/2012Sugru, makers of the amazing hand-formable self-setting rubber clay that turns into a firm silicone after 24 hours (it's good stuff), have been working on version 1.0 of "The Fixer's Manifesto."   … read more


Nov 27, 2012

Limited Edition Handmade Wooden LEGO Guys

Artist and woodworker Malet Thibaut has created twenty handmade wooden "art toys" modeled after the iconic LEGO mini-fig.   … read more


Nov 26, 2012

How to: Make DIY Triangle Shelves

Creative couple Josh and Sarah whipped up these colorful geometric shelves using some clever cuts and basic lumber, and happily shared their how-to so you can whip some up at home.  

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Nov 26, 2012

Makers: A New Video Series Featuring Artists Making Awesome Stuff

created at: 05/28/2013

Makers is a new series of short films by Shwood, themselves makers of super stylish wooden sunglasses.    

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Nov 19, 2012

Thank You, ManMakers

created at: 11/19/2012

Hi friends - this'll be my last post for the week. I'm spending the rest of the day and all of Tuesday in my workshop, banging out some original how-tos and Christmas projects, (stay tuned), before going into full-on holiday mode on Wednesday. And before I go, I wanted to share the thing for which I'm most thankful for this year:    … read more


Nov 19, 2012

Stunning Photos of DIY Soccer Balls and Grassroots Football Culture Around the World

Photographer Jessica Hilltout has captured these fantastic photos of the unstoppable game of football/soccer throughout Africa. As part of her series "Amen," she seeks to document grassroots football culture - the homemade balls, goals, and shoes that allow these communities to play… read more


Nov 19, 2012

The Whiskey Advent Calendar

There's only one thing better than opening tiny little doors that contain candy and quarter-machine toys. 

That being...opening tiny little doors that contain whiskey.    … read more


Nov 16, 2012

Recipe: How to Make Homemade Harissa Sauce

created at: 11/12/2012

All this week, ManMade is excited to be teaming up with America's Test Kitchen to share lots of cool, DIY food crafts and ideas, any which would make an excellent weekend project or a great handmade holiday gift for your family and friends. 

created at: 11/19/2012

Harissa is a bold, complex chile sauce that hails from the Northern Africa countries of Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Morocco. While it's a little bit spicy, it's brings much more than heat -aromatic, bitter, smoky, and bright. It's good on, well, everything, and can… read more

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