Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
This basic picnic table design calls for five cutting patterns only, making it low-cost and easy to build.

Making a Sundial
Get back in touch with natural timekeeping by making a sundial — civilization's first clock.
DIY Pillows
Homemade Pillows from Repurposed Fabric
Repurposed pillow covers are an easy way to wake up your stale sofa and chairs, not to mention they offer a second life to household items that normally would have ended up in a dumpster. Here's how to repurpose your castoff fabrics into fun, fresh pillow and cushion covers.
Soil sifter
How to Make a Soil Sifter
Learn how to make a soil sifter that takes the weight off your back with these plans for a wheeled sifting box in a frame.
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