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Aug 28, 2013

Hank Bought a Bus (and Then Made It Totally Awesome and Is Driving It Around the Country)

As a final project for his master's degree in architecture, Hank Butitta bought an old school bus on Craigslist for $3000. Spending about twice that, he converted it into a functioning live/work space complete with a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and seating/office. 

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Aug 28, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: August 28, 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.


So, "baguetting." Wherein one takes a photograph, substituting baguettes....oh, you get it. 

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Aug 27, 2013

Before and After: A Beat Up $50 Canoe Becomes Seaworthy Again

created at: 05/28/2013

Eric Singer of Schwood snagged a worn out, leaking fiberglass canoe for $50, and managed to salvage it to become a fully functional (and leak free) vessel with just a few basic supplies from the hardware store. 

After an initial smoothing of the problematic areas, 

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Aug 27, 2013

Some People Live in a Penthouse, Some in a Mountain

26th Floor Mountain on top of a building in Beijin

A perfect example to the ancient proverb "go big or go home" - or in this case "go big and illegally build an mountain on top of a skyscraper."

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Aug 26, 2013

How To: Make a Super Simple DIY Wood Shelving Unit

DIY Shelving Unit by Scandi-Home [http://scandifoodie.blogspot.ca/2013/04/diy-shelf-system-for-study.html]

An easy way to add some extra shelving space to your studio or bedroom!

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Aug 26, 2013

The Coolest Beer Cans of All Time

With beer being sold in cans since the mid 1930s, and with countless thousands of breweries producing since, you better believe there have been some pretty amazing designs over the years. 

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Aug 23, 2013

How to: Make Stylish Concrete and Wood Speakers

These sleek, geometric audio speakers strike a great balance: the concrete comes off as both modern and rustic, and the wood adds a needed warmth to the mathematical shape. They look amazing: and they were completely made by hand.   

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Aug 23, 2013

The Suits of James Bond

TheSuitsofJamesBond.com is an entire new website dedicated to exploring the clothing and style points of the 50+ year film franchise. Its got suits, yet, and James Bond, sure, but note that the site attempts to discuss all the men's style elements of the films, from a variety of characters including villains, henchman, and various MI6 staff, as well as other pieces from Bond's wardrobe: shirts, swimming trunks, and the like. 

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Aug 23, 2013

DIY Idea: Make Leather Cabinet Pulls

Leather and brass pulls by CAMP [http://www.campprovisions.com/product/leather-brass-pulls]

Want to upgrade your cabinets? We got a super easy idea for you that requires only a couple materials.

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Aug 21, 2013

How to: Use Your Watch as a Compass to Find Cardinal Directions

created at: 08/21/2013

If you're planning to do any traveling soon, be sure to add another essential item to your packing list: a watch. Cause - heads up, Boy Scouts - you can use an analog watch to find your way around, whether in the middle of a new city or in the depths of the backcountry.    

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