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DoItWithCocktails: Royal Fizz

After building the weightlifting bench, I needed a cocktail with fitness in mind. High protein is the way to go. This variation on …

Blow Torch BBQ: the Maker-Cue

It’s the Fourth of July, so that means it’s time for some grilling. (It’s time even if it’s not the 4th.) But …

Reversing the Swing of a Gate

My neighbors installed a fence that prevents by gate from opening all the way, making my driveway too narrow. Time for some …

Are You a Maker?

I’m a maker. Are you? If you are, or if you’d like to be, or if you just like to watch things …

Attack the Paneling

Someone put paneling all over the walls of my 100 year old craftsman style house, and it’s time to take it down. But …

My Vanity Was Way Too Big

The sink in the master bathroom takes up too much space, so I’m building a pedestal sink out of welded steel and …

Problem Solving a Sink

On the road as the Itinerant DIYer, I’m at Ted Lyde’s house replacing a faucet. But what do you do when your …

My 10 Rules for the ReStore

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is an excellent DIYer and Maker resource for tools and materials at a good price – and for …

Repurposed Blockbuster Card

Moving out? Spackle job to do? Tools packed? Time for the last useful act of your Blockbuster card. Do I look tired …