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Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
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.

DIY Pillows
Make Homemade Pillows with 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.

How to Waterproof Fabric Using Tin Cloth
Learn how to waterproof fabric with these simple instructions for making tin cloth.
Bench
3 Easy-to-Build Outdoor Benches
Build one or more of these easy-to-build, attractive outdoor benches, from mail-order plans: a log and plank bench, the Leopold bench and the Jordan Pond bench and table.
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