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Apr 30, 2014

Make a "Bushcraft" Wooden Comb with Only a Pocket Knife

For those interested in taking only the most minimalist approach to DIY projects, check out this bushcraft wooden comb. 

It's carved from a sliver of hardwood using only a pocket knife and a steady hand.     

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Apr 30, 2014

Blow My Mindsday: April 30, 2014

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


A very thorough guide to the surprisingly not-so-simple act of: tucking in your shirt.   

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Apr 29, 2014

How to: Make a DIY Leather Sunglasses Case

Sunglasses weather is back! Well, sorta. Close enough for me, anyway. Sporting a pair is not only practical (it is), stylish (can be), but's it's also good for your health. Seriously.

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Apr 29, 2014

The Process: Crafting a Handmade Surfboard from Scrap Wood

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ManMade reader and filmmaker Alessandro Rodrigues got together with his buddy to create "Against the Grain," a film documenting the process of making a wooden surfboard from scratch.   

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Apr 28, 2014

How to: Make an Industrial Steel Magnetic Memo Bar

I love a complicated weekend project as much as anyone, but I get equally excited about a quick 15-minute build that's full of clever use of materials. Case in point: this industrial modern magnetic notice bar. 

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Apr 28, 2014

DIY Idea: Make Your Own Rustic Modern Copper Planters

Copper Planters

This warm and rustic yet contemporary copper planters are killer. They'd work in any kind of space, whether you live in a lush home or a modest apartment.

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Apr 28, 2014

Retro Technology LEGO Kits by Chris McVeigh

Designer and LEGO artist Chris McVeigh, the mastermind behind these LEGO ornament sets, presents his latest series of builds: retro technology, including old tube televisions, Ataris, rotary telephones, vintage cameras, and an NES.    

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Apr 25, 2014

How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk

 

Esquire's Aaron Goldfarb recently hung out with Jim Koch, the co-founder and chairman of the brewery behind Samuel Adams, and, unexpectedly, learned the brewmeister's trick for being able to taste and drink socially professionally without losing his composure.   

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Apr 25, 2014

Weekend Project: Perfect the Perfect Homemade Pizza

created at: 04/16/2013

It's that time of year when our special dinner nights are in that "in between" phase. Gone are the chili nights, the slow-cooked soups, and the long braises of winter, but it's not quite time for all day cookouts, the throwing together a plate of summer produce and bread and just embracing the simplicity of the season.   created at: 04/25/2014

To which we say: good. Use this transitional time to nail down something technique-based, like perfecting homemade pizza. 

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Apr 25, 2014

Make a Custom Spray Booth to Finish Projects Indoors

Spray paint and spray finishes can be a DIYers best friend, but if you don't have an outdoor space or the weather's not cooperating, it can be tough to get the solid, thick coats you're going for indoors.    

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