Man Made DIY


May 23, 2013

5 Cool Food-Related Projects to Support on Kickstarter

created at: 05/23/2013

By now, I'm sure you've seen several products being funded through the popular crowd-funding platform Kickstarter, and perhaps even bought a few. Here are five of my favorite food and drink related projects that are live this month:
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May 23, 2013

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Ring

created at: 05/23/2013

Caitlin from The Merry Thought shares this awesome tutorial for turning very small pieces or scraps of hardwood into natural wooden rings. … read more


May 23, 2013

A Balanced Diet: Classic Recipes Deconstructed as Precariously Balanced Sculptures

Italian designer and stylist Elena Mora and photographer  Karsten Wegenerto created this playful series of still life images featuring meal ingredients arranged into carefully balanced structures.    … read more


May 22, 2013

How to: Clean Your Grill in 15 Minutes

created at: 05/22/2013

Those of us in the U.S. will be celebrating the three-day Memorial Day weekend this week, the cultural beginning of summer: the swimming pools open, people are allowed to wear white (that's a thing, right?), and most importantly, the grilling season is officially underway.   … read more


May 22, 2013

Stellar Brand Design for Meteor Merlot

Meteor Merlot

Drinking wine has never looked this least not before the second glass and we get all starry-eyed (Get it? And I'm sorry).… read more


May 22, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: May 22, 2013

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.

 New York creative studio Vault 49 came up with these incredible typographic designs hand-painted onto vintage handsaws.     … read more


May 21, 2013

How to: Make a DIY Swiss Army Key Ring

created at: 05/21/2013

The clever hackers at Makezine came up with the cool, yet surprisingly easy, method for creating a Swiss Army Knife-style key ring as a much more efficient way to stash your keys in your pocket.    … read more


May 21, 2013

Stunning Photos of Abandoned Yugoslavian Monuments

Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments

These aren’t set pieces from the latest action/sci-fi flick... they're stunning pieces of socialist modern architecture, abandoned since the fall of the Easten Bloc.… read more


May 21, 2013

The Portland Press Turns a Mason Jar into a French Press for Coffee

To date, I have broken four of the glass beakers from my Bodum French Press. Well, I've broken one and my wife broke three, but same/same. It's beautiful glass, but it's thin, and with daily use and cleaning, these things break. And cost at least $20 to replace.

The makers of the Portland Press know exactly what that's like, and seek to remedy it, by creating a new design of French Press that uses a standard (and very affordable) Mason jar… read more


May 20, 2013

How To: Make a $2 Nautical Knotted Rope Bracelet, Part II

Nautical Bracelet DIY

Today we'll show you another design that's just as easy and cool looking as our previous one. Grab a pair of scissors and some rope and follow along.… read more

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