How to make a duct tape wallet

Duct Tape Wallet

Here’s an interesting project for the weekend that some of you might want to do – making a wallet entirely out of duct tape! I personally find this idea clever because it’s one that I could really use. My friends and I have a small clothing business where we do all the work, including going […]

Make your own hanging birthday calendar

Are you always scrambling at the last minute to buy gifts for a loved one who’s a birthday you forgot? You might have forgotten to check your datebook, or missed the notification on Facebook. This functional and decorative event calendar is the solution! People forget. There’s no getting around it. In fact, research shows that […]

Turn a bookcase into a secret door

When is a door not a door? When you turn it into a bookshelf for extra storage space with a secret space behind it! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a secret room? Unfortunately, not all of us have that spare room we can turn into a hidden retreat. But that doesn’t mean you can’t […]

Ten thoughtful ideas to do for all dads this Father’s Day

Father's Day Main Image

Father’s Day is coming again! What do you give a dad who’s got everything? It’s not easy thinking of unique Father’s Day gift ideas… Shirts, shoes, socks, ties, a DVD… those are just some of the more everyday things we usually give as gifts. And not just for Father’s day but for most occasions and to all our […]

Welcome to the world of natural swimming ponds!

If you ask Wikipedia, “A natural swimming pool or natural swimming pond (NSP) is a system consisting of a constructed body of water, where the water is contained by an isolating membrane or membranes, in which no chemicals or devices that disinfect or sterilize water are used, and all clarifying and purifying of the water is achieved through biological […]

Easy-build, gravity-based, PVC aquaponic system

PVC Aquaponic System

Want to grow your own vegetables or even some fish for food? You don’t need to have an enormous space to make it happen with this PVC aquaponic system! Aquaponics literally puts fish to work producing fertilizer for growing plants. One of the coolest things about aquaponics is that it mimics a natural ecosystem. Aquaponics […]

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Want to build a greenhouse in your backyard? If you have access to plenty of glass jars, you can use them for a very cheap building project! Start asking your friends and neighbours for empty jam jars. You can also ask your local restaurants and take-aways to keep bottles for you! This greenhouse costs almost nothing depending on the materials you […]

DIY Branding Iron

Custom Branding Iron

Making DIY projects is so much fun and rewarding especially when you can’t stop looking at your beautiful work after. There are times that the project is so perfect we want to put our signature on it. If you are like me who loves making beautiful things out of wood (or leather for some), then you will […]

How to build a whiskey barrel BBQ smoker

Whisky Barrel Smoker

There are many kinds of smokers. You can buy charcoal smokers, gas smokers, wood smokers, electric smokers, and pellet smokers. But why buy when you can build one? This project brings elements of two activities that many enjoy together: barbecuing and drinking. We’re sure you see how using a wine or whiskey barrel to build […]

Make a bushcraft beer mug!

Bushcraft Beer Mug

Are you trying to come up with a unique gift idea for the dad or husband? Here’s an idea we think every man will appreciate. In fact we think the whole family will want to have one for themselves! 🙂 Men love love beer. We’ll wager you do, too. These days, it’s the cool thing to be […]

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