Follow this Intructables contributor's step-by-step guide to building a desk with old crates and boxes for drawers.
Papercrete – concrete made with paper – recycles household trash into a durable material that's perfect for heavy-duty DIY projects.
Here's a 12-step process to green transportation bliss.
Get organized and improve workshop efficiency with this nifty project.
Save the rain for a sunny day with this homemade rainwater collection system. Using recycled water containers and storing up to 275 gallons, this setup is five times bigger than the typical rain barrel.
Use your extra screwdriver bits to build stubby screwdrivers suitable for small spaces.
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.
These DIY garden lights reuse plastic bottles and provide soft, natural lighting for evenings spent outdoors.
You can build your own industrial-chic reclaimed-wood table with only a few hand tools, spending about $120 on copper pipe.
If you're searching for kids' playhouse plans, look no further — this whimsical cob building provides an inexpensive child's oasis with a natural cooling system.
Learn how to assemble a humane animal trap out of recycled material. It’s easy and effective!
Make your barn doors glide with skateboard wheels and other easy to find materials in this DIY project to create sliding barn doors.
Learn how to make your own bushcraft knife using only simple tools and materials, including an old file.
This easy-to-make mosquito-net tent will keep flying critters from bugging you throughout the night.
You can make these outdoor chairs for less than $80 by recycling a whiskey barrel and using a few other supplies from your workshop.
Take a seat on this comfy sofa you made yourself using recycled car seats.
Use milk crates to build this beautiful, sturdy free-standing furniture piece.
Build your own space-saving table from recycled wood.
Follow these easy instructions explaining how to make a fruit picker, and you'll never be tormented by out-of-reach fruit again.
You can repurpose broken tools to make this easy-to-assemble multidirectional ratchet bar clamp system.
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.
Improve your nighttime cycling safety with these do-it-yourself bicycle turn signals.