Megan Offner of New York Heartwoods is salvaging downed and damaged city trees to redirect material from our waste stream, decrease greenhouse emissions, and fuel the demand for local wood products.
Blogger Steve Maxwell offers tips and a video explaining how to choose and use a router table.
You can build your own industrial-chic reclaimed-wood table with only a few hand tools, spending about $120 on copper pipe.
Here’s what to look for when purchasing a portable table saw for DIY building projects around your homestead.
This easy-to-make mosquito-net tent will keep flying critters from bugging you throughout the night.
Take a seat on this comfy sofa you made yourself using recycled car seats.
Learn how to make your own bushcraft knife using only simple tools and materials, including an old file.
These DIY garden lights reuse plastic bottles and provide soft, natural lighting for evenings spent outdoors.
You can make these outdoor chairs for less than $80 by recycling a whiskey barrel and using a few other supplies from your workshop.
Make your barn doors glide with skateboard wheels and other easy to find materials in this DIY project to create sliding barn doors.
This low-cost, easy-to-assemble fire pit from Instructables is made with concrete tree rings and rocks. Just add a grill and you've got the perfect backyard hangout, all for around $50.
Learn how to assemble a humane animal trap out of recycled material. It’s easy and effective!
It was becoming pretty obvious the crowding and lack of light were real limitations to my mini garden. Then, the idea of a trough on the windowsill came to mind, combining a way to water all the plants uniformly and efficiently all at once. Great, now how to make this trough? Wood? Sheet metal? The choices all seemed expensive, clumsy, prone to leaking...then the light bulb went on in my head: gutters!
Upcycle abandoned shopping carts into funky shopping cart furniture that is both fun and functional. This DIY shopping cart project takes some elbow grease, but is well worth the results.
Learn how to waterproof fabric with these simple instructions for making tin cloth.
Follow these easy instructions explaining how to make a fruit picker, and you'll never be tormented by out-of-reach fruit again.
Cam has found another way to save money - his wife cuts his hair now! He also describes how even though he isn't artistic he creates and enjoys the masterpieces from his garden.
Gina Luker of The Shabby Chic Cottage turns a flea market suitcase and baskets into a wonderful bedside table that doubles as valuable storage.