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Jul 08, 2013

How to: Hammer Nails Like a Pro

created at: 07/08/2013

Even in the days of impact drivers, cordless, battery-powered nailers , and more kinds of screw heads that one can name, sometimes a hammer is still the best tool for the job. And while the process seems simple, anyone who's ever used will tell you: there's a lot to go wrong.   

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Jun 27, 2013

How to: Give a Vintage Fan an Industrial Modern Makeover

created at: 06/27/2013

Vintage desk fans have great lines, and can bring and old world, industrial-vibe to any space. Most are made pretty well, and worth picking up for a few dollars at thrift stores and secondhand shops. 

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Jun 25, 2013

Konstruktor: The DIY SLR Camera You Make Yourself

Credit [http://microsites.lomography.com/konstruktor/]

Lomography has caught up with the DIY trend by creating a brand new 35mm camera that comes in bits and pieces, ready to 

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Jun 19, 2013

How to: Build Your Own Papercraft Torso with Removable Organs

Around a year and a half ago, ManMade featured a behind-the-scenes look at how artist Horst Kiechle created this anatomically correct paper torso with removable organs to teach children biology lessons in the Fiji Islands.

Now, a cool update: Horst has provided a full how-to so you can make your own, complete with free downloadable templates.    

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Jun 19, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: June 19, 2013

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

 

This camp cobbler on a mountaintop recipe video by Shaun and Kelsey of Happyolks is doing everything it can

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Jun 13, 2013

A Papercraft BBQ Grill Fest by Zim and Zou

French designers and paper artists Zim and Zou (Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann) handcrafted this amazing paper featuring all kinds of grilled goodies and outdoor dining accoutrement 

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Jun 12, 2013

DIY Idea: Make a Wooden Entryway Organizer for Your Daily Use Items

Postfossil Bike Rack [http://www.postfossil.ch/en/products/17/]

Those who live in small places or without a dedicated mud room or home landing pad can attest: it's hard to keep those things you take in and out of the house everyday organized. Especially if one of them is a bicycle.    

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Jun 10, 2013

How to: Make an Easy DIY Screwdriver Coat Rack

Like any true DIYer, designer and artist Ben Uyeda likes to have his tools on hand for quick fixes and tinkering. So, he came up with this original coat rack/storage project that incorporates a functioning set of screwdrivers into the design.   

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Jun 10, 2013

A Self-Sustaining Tree House Community in Costa Rica

Inside the rain forests of Costa Rica, there's an entire "neighborhood" of tree houses... a full community complete with a cafe, community center, and, oh yeah: a network of zip lines, which residents use to move among the tree top properties.    

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Jun 07, 2013

How to: Make Homemade Beer Ice Cream - The Flavors of Summer Unite!



 When you think about it, the idea of beer ice cream really does make sense. The malt flavors cut through the richness of eggs and cream, and the sweetness of the custard base provides a canvas for the

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