The most far-out DIY thing you can think of

| 1/11/2008 12:00:00 AM

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'Do It Yourself' can mean a million different things: tools, projects — wood, metal, plastic — plumbing, wiring, welding — woodworking, house building, auto repair.

What's something that you've always considered doing yourself but never investigated? Making paper? Smelting ore and purifying metal? Applying enamel coating to a bowl? Spinning linen from flax? Building a flying machine? Filling a cavity in your own tooth?

What's the most far-out DIY project you can think of?
5/27/2018 10:07:24 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)

1/24/2015 5:16:07 PM

Build an enclosed 2nd floor elevator.

2/26/2009 3:21:57 PM

I would like to build a house from railway sleepers / railroad ties using modern established log house building techniques. The cost of the bare house, on pillar supports, before land purchase, roofing, plumbing and internal walls etc could be under $20,000 for a house with 8' high walls (standard) and 32' long sides depending on type of sleepers bought and discount for bulk. The ties could also be used for internal walls, vary solid and reducing noise which travels through modern spit and cardboard walls.Paint or leave natural. It has been said that a 3 ' roof overhang is desirable to keep the rain off the exterior walls.

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