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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 17, 2013

A Daredevil's Attempt to Cross The Atlantic Using Helium Balloons

Jonathan Trappe tries to fly using helium balloons

Looks like something from a movie (and is, a couple of 'em)...but this guy's really going for it.… read more

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Sep 17, 2013

What to Do When Lost in the Woods

"A clear head will find itself," begins the "What to Do When Lost in the Woods" flyer published by the U.S. Forest Service, published in 1946. It continues, "finding oneself is a test of a man..." and as you read, you realize that, yes, these are pretty good tips for finding oneself actually lost in the woods, but are equally applicable … read more

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Sep 16, 2013

How 500 Years of Weird Condiment History Designed the Heinz Ketchup Bottle

created at: 09/16/2013

The ketchup bottle, that eight or so inches of clear glass and familiar logo that sits on every formica diner table across the U.S., serves as a prime example of invisible design: most of us don't even notice it, but when it becomes time to use it, its put into play and works exactly as intended. … 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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Sep 05, 2013

Note to Self...

A Note to Self: September 5, 2013   … read more

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Sep 04, 2013

Roundup: 7 Manly Modern Accents for Your Home

METAL-WRAPPED WOOD TRAYS

To step up a room in your home and apartment, sometimes all you need is a single accent piece or focal point to set it off...no major makeovers required. 
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Sep 04, 2013

Ping Wallet: The World's Thinnest, Smartest Wallet

Ping Wallet

Even though this gadget won't give you a slap in the hand whenever you're spending unwisely, it will certainly alert you if someone steals your wallet. Clever!… read more

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Sep 03, 2013

The DIY Tailor: How to Hem Dress Pants Like a Pro

created at: 09/03/2013

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. 

One of the simplest things you can do to look a little more dapper is by hemming your dress pants when they're too long. As someone who does this for a… read more

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