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Storm damaged tree

It would be a rare household that has not experienced a loss of power following a storm. Lightning strikes, powerful winds and even water ingress can knock out homes, streets and even suburbs. And, depending on the severity of the storm, it can take days for power to be restored. Perhaps the greatest need today, […]

How to build a tilt-out trash cabinet

Tilt-Out Trash Cabinet Main Image

Can’t stand the unpleasant sight of your trash and recycle bins? Here’s an easy project you might want to tackle to fix¬†it! Hide your trash bin by building a tilt-out trash cabinet. It’s an easy and simple woodworking project even new DIY-ers can do. It’s a great project especially for the kitchen to make the […]

Build a geodesic greenhouse!

A greenhouse can provide a stable, warm environment where you can grow plants all year. You can also use a greenhouse to get a jump start on the season, where you can grow tomatoes and peppers early and later move them out to the garden. Do you need a greenhouse design that can be built in […]

Nomadic water bed on wheels lets you reconnect with nature

The Water Bed

Dreaming of going on a short vacation but you just don’t have the time for one? Perhaps this nomadic water bed can help you get that much needed break – anytime! This micro-camper, called the Water Bed, was built by design student Daniel Durnin so that people can easily enjoy natural landscapes within or outside the city. […]

Stormtrooper log burner from gas bottles!

Stormtrooper Log Burner Featured Image

Recycling is fantastic, but actually turning old junk into something new and useful is even more impressive. We love to write about DIY recycling projects. If you’re looking for fresh inspiration for reusing your old stuff on a particularly cold day, then this post is for you. Unique, useful and recycled! This Stormtrooper log burner […]

Make Your Own Christmas Light Balls

Christmas Light Balls

Here’s a wonderful outdoor decor you can do for this year’s Christmas season! While today’s Christmas ornaments seem rather commercial, experts say the tradition of decorating a Christmas tree go back to 16th century Germany. Germans decorated evergreen trees with apples, which were referred to as paradise trees. Later, they decoarated theirt trees and homes […]

Damn! Another chip in the windshield…

Windscreen chip

So there I am, driving down the highway when WHACK, a passing truck throws a rock into my windshield. Judging by the noise, it had to be a brick! But the reality is that it was probably little more than a pebble. The truck is doing 100kph (assuming it‚Äôs obeying the road rules) and I […]

How to build a campfire tripod

DIY Campfire Tripod

If you love camping and need a convenient campfire equipment¬†that you can easily cook with and take with you, then a campfire tripod is a must-have for you! Campfire tripods are sold in stores but sometimes¬†they just don’t have the exact features that you’re looking for. The cheapest ones are usually short,¬†while¬†the longer ones are […]

Laundry Basket Dresser

Laundry Basket Dresser Main Image

Not satisfied with how your current laundry area looks? If you say yes, then this simple idea might be the solution you need which makes any laundry area¬†more organized! This DIY laundry basket dresser will keep everybody’s dirty clothes hidden, and already grouped so they are¬†easier to deal with on laundry days. It’s the perfect […]

How to make a wine barrel coffee table

DIY Wine Barrel Coffee Table

This is not just a stylish coffee table…it’s also a spacious¬†storage for keeping¬†miscellaneous items in the¬†living room.¬†So if you are looking to improve your living room, this DIY project is one great idea you can do! Turning an old wine barrel is a fun upcycling idea¬†that even new builders¬†can do as their first project. But […]