DIY

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

The Dovetail Joint Is a Strong Woodworking Joint

By Bruce McElmurray

Dovetail joints that are hand made are a strong woodworking joint.


DIY Holiday Card and Mail Holder

By Courtney Denning

This simple DIY project is a great way to display this seasons' holiday greetings, or to keep your mail organized. The materials are free or low-cost, depending on what’s in your recycling bin and craft or junk drawer!


Simpler Gifts for a Richer Christmas

By Lyndsay Dawson Mynatt

Reclaim the joy of the holiday season with homemade gifts that aren't too late to make.


DIY Metal Tray Magnet Board with Button Magnets

By Courtney Denning

This simple DIY project is a quick and easy way to repurpose a metal tray into a pretty place to display photos, notes, even holiday cards. The supplies needed may be found in your home or bought inexpensively at a local craft/home improvement store or found at a thrift shop.


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Spoon Carving from Green Wood

By Kiko Denzer

Spoon carving is good practice for hatchet and knife skills, and a spoon is a beautiful sculpture that feeds more than one hunger!


Colorado Garden Dreaming

By Bruce McElmurray

Building garden boxes that keep critters out.


The Mini-Masonry Heater

By Kyle Chandler-Isacksen

How to build a small and super-efficient masonry heater out of fire bricks.


Laying Salvaged Tiles

By Kyle Chandler-Isacksen

A simple technique for using salvaged tiles to make beautiful floors.




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

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