DIY Building Projects

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

DIY Essential Oil Lotion Bars

By Lyndsay Dawson Mynatt

Shockingly simple recipe for homemade essential oil lotion bars. Only 4 ingredients required.

Diversification: Using a Sawmill Brings Profitability for Farmer

By The Wood-Mizer Team

Henry Brown diversified his hill farm in Northern England by cutting and selling timber locally with a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

Easy Dyeing Fabric Craft Project With Markers and Rubbing Alcohol

By Tina T. Ames

Colorful dyeing craft project that is super easy and costs very little!

Best Resource for Building a Cabin

By Kellsey Trimble

Building a cabin is an exciting endeavor, and one that requires adequate planning.


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,

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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