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How to Remove Sticker Residue

Because no one likes a sticky situation.

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Make Your Holiday Safe and Happy for Your Pets
The holidays are fun for people, but they can be hard on your pets. …
Make this DIY Halloween Monster With Your Kids
Need an easy-to-make but spooky Halloween project to make your house…
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How to Test Your Wi-Fi Speed
The home diagnostic that will make sure you’re getting your money’s …
The Ultimate Guide to Firewood
From felled tree to kindling, how to safely turn fresh wood into woo…
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How To Build a Simple Pencil Box

Use it to store a screwdriver set or your paintbrushes. Or pencils.

How to Make Your Own Sharpening Stone Station

The easier it is to sharpen your tools, the more you'll actually do it.

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How To Make a Leather Wallet

A leather expert from Filson shows you the way.

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How to Make & Brew Beer

If you like beer and you like making stuff, then you'll love making beer. Here's how to get started.

Ingenious Table Expands When You Turn It

This furniture builder turns the tables on your expectations.

Build This Floating Ping Pong Table

Play to 11. Winner gets to splash the loser.

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The Best Pergola Designs You Can Build
Pergolas, architectural garden adornments popular during the Italian Renaissance, can be a welcome respite from a midday summer sun. We…
How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand

Learn to make a Native American longbow by hand and become a DIY archer.

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How to Start Woodworking in a Basement or Apartment

We show you the tools you need to set up a wood shop in a garage, basement, or other small space.

How to Build a Fire Pit in Your Backyard

With this masonry fire pit plan, you can skip the concrete and mortar. Instead, use that time to build our rustic log benches.

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How to Build a Treehouse

First, find your tree. Then make your plan. Then be ready to adapt that plan

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How To Get Your Bike Ready for Spring
If your bike has been in storage all winter, it's time to get it rolling again. Follow these steps to make sure it's ready to hit the s…
How to Build a Litter Box (That Actually Looks Nice)

Is it possible to reinvent the cat’s toilet as a nice piece of furniture? I say yes.

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Neat Trick Turns Truck Mirrors Into Fire-Starters

Making a first surface mirror has a lot of benefits.