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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To which we say: good. Use this transitional time to nail down something technique-based, like perfecting homemade pizza.
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.
Artist and 3D illustrator Jessica Dance has collaborated with food photographer David Sykes for "The Comfort Food Series," a collection of knitted tableaus that are "low calorie, high in wool."
As cycling and bike commuting continue to grow as a realistic transportation option, among the changes, these two are true: 1) there are lots more people with bikes to store indoors, and 2) bike frame and component design and styling have seriously improved, creating beautiful works of craftsmanship.