A backyard pond creates both a beautiful oasis and a convenient spot to store rainwater.
A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse and more from repurposed wood pallets.
From cleaning raw beeswax to enjoying the final product, Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary will take you step by step through the process of making beeswax candles.
By Brian Kaller
Many traditional crafts require substantial training, infrastructure, and investment of money and time. Basketry, however, requires only a few days of training to learn basic techniques, and can use materials that be harvested naturally from almost every biome on Earth. It can be practiced around a modern working schedule, and can beautiful, durable and sustainable tools and furnishings, including animal traps, armor, beehives, boats, cages, chairs, chicken coops, coffins, fences, hand tools, hats, huts, sheds, stables, wagons, walls, and weirs.
You can repurpose broken tools to make this easy-to-assemble multidirectional ratchet bar clamp system.
Forego chocolate and roses this Valentine’s Day and instead choose homemade gifts, such as these ideas submitted by our Facebook friends.
Use leftover yarn, ribbon or crocheting to upgrade cheap plastic clothes hangers into padded clothes hangers that will keep your garments in place.
Charcoal ash can be used for the surprisingly utilitarian purpose of concocting homemade putty.