Man Made DIY


Apr 01, 2013

How to: Make a DIY Rolling Work Bench with Storage

created at: 04/01/2013

I chat with lots of ManMakers who would love to get started with bigger, more in-depth projects, but lack a dedicated place to work on them and the storage space for all the tools they'd love to acquire. So, here's a perfect project for them: a small-footprint workbench that's sturdy enough to do real work, and includes lots of built-in storage and plenty of accessories. … read more


Apr 01, 2013

Finnish Brewery Recreates a 200-Year-Old Beer Found in a Shipwreck

In the summer of 2010, several bottles of beer were discovered in a shipwreck below the Aland archipelago at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Due to the unique environment - cool, constant temperatures, high pressure, and total darkness, the beers were preserved, and completely drinkable, becoming one of the world's oldest existing beers.   … read more


Mar 27, 2013

Bottled History: Crafting a Ship in a Bottle from Scratch

created at: 05/28/2013

I love this peak inside the studio and process of Ray Gascoigne, a 60-year veteran and master   craftsman of ships in bottles.

created at: 03/27/2013

He's worked as a shipwright and a merchant sailor, and now designs, carves, and creates his stunning pieces completely from scratch, with just a few tools. Oh, and he looks like this:    

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Mar 27, 2013

Architectural Blueprint of an Entire City Made of Food

Swedish art director Petter Johansson created this charming 3D geometric cityscape from fruits, veggies, meats, and cheeses.    … read more


Mar 27, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: March 27, 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.


There's an incredible waterfall in Iceland called Litlanesfoss that features amazing hexagonal rock formations. The phenomenon … read more


Mar 25, 2013

The Complete Guide to Suits: 57 Rules of Style

Sure, there are lots of these sorts of "everything you need to know about buying suits," or "X number of rules of men's style," posts all over men's blogosphere. They'll tell you that fit is everything, that gray is the most versatile color, and to never button your bottom button.… read more


Mar 21, 2013

Recipe: Mushroom "Manwich" with Parsnip Chips and Roasted Garlic

It's hard to go wrong with a sandwich. Quality ingredients stacked up properly and mixed with other good stuff can lead to something greater than the sum of its parts.   … read more


Mar 20, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: March 20, 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. 

created at: 03/20/2013This (↑) is a frozen wave in Antartica.    … read more


Mar 19, 2013

Wake Up Your Bedroom: 7 Tips to Create a Modern Masculine Retreat

A bedroom is often the most overlooked room in the house. You spend the big money on the rooms your guests will see - quality, lasting furniture for the living room, a dining table for hosting - or on practical pieces, like small appliances in the kitchen, or setting up your media gear for music all over your home.   … read more


Mar 18, 2013

How to: Make a Modern DIY Acoustic Smartphone Amplifier Dock

Maker and crafter Timothy Wikander designed this awesome passive amplifying smartphone dock, and gladly shares the full how-to so you can make your own at home.   … read more

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