DIY Building Projects

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

Reusable Household Wipes

By Carole Coates

Try making your own household cleaner. It's a natural, safe and effective way to clean.


How to Build a 4-by-3-foot Chicken Coop: Step-by-Step Project Diagrams

By Dave Malcolm, HowToPlans.org

Anyone with a small, protected yard can get started with this 3-by-4-foot chicken coop, which is moderately easy to build as a do-it-yourself project. It features nesting boxes for the laying hens and has a capacity of six birds. This DIY chicken coop plan provides year-round protection from the weather and a good place for the birds to roost.


Does Your Handspun Measure Up?

By Jennifer Huhta, Roses and Purls

How to accurately measure your handspun yarn so you aren't caught short.



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Re-Purposing

By Bruce McElmurray

How we use old or discarded parts to make something else more functional and useful.


How to make a Leather Apron

Turn a deer hide into a multipurpose apron that’s a perfect fit for garden chores or workshop projects.


Make a DIY Fall Wreath with Foraged Botanicals

By Debbie Wolfe, The Prudent Garden

Use your garden’s bounty to create a seasonal wreath. Fall is full of lovely botanicals that you can use to make a simple, foraged DIY wreath.


8 Things we Make at Home to Save Money, Reduce Waste, and Eat Healthier

By Carrie Williams Howe

Save money on your grocery bills, reduce waste, and eat healthier by creating a "make it at home" routine, starting with these ideas.



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