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The Stirling engine has long captivated inventors and dreamers. Here are complete plans for building and operating a two-cylinder model that runs on almost any high-temperature heat source. Stirling engines are external combustion engines, which means no combustion takes place inside the engine and there’s no need for intake or... Read more »


“Reduce, reuse, and recycle” have replaced “reading, ’riting, and ’rithmetic” as the three Rs foremost in people’s minds. It was in this spirit that I created the following pattern for a handsome shoulder bag composed of repeated motifs in randomly changing colors. The lining is made from old jeans, and... Read more »

This melted crayon art tutorial from Stephanie of 52 Kitchen Adventures gives crafters of all ages a chance to play with crayons, and to melt them. When I was little I loved to melt crayons, you can put crayon shavings on wax paper and make “stained glass”, or draw on... Read more »

I love spring rolls, I’ve made them three times this week! And they are so easy to make, just do the prep and you can make spring rolls all week. Kristin of Iowa Girl Eats gives us a wonderful step-by-step on fresh spring rolls with a great peanut dipping sauce. Read more »

This leaning shelf is a fun project that can be done over the weekend. The Family Handyman’s project is a great addition to your living or craft room. Read more »

Yummy, yummy, yummy. Mark from Season With Spice shares with us a delicious recipe for a spicy honey chicken sandwich. After my new years resolution I might just toss the chicken in a salad, add a little flavor to my day. Read more »