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DiResta: Spoon on a Lathe

A few months back I made a spoon using the bandsaw. While I was making that spoon I was thinking...

Latest Food & Beverage Projects

Build the Perfect Backyard Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

Build the Perfect Backyard Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

Build a super-efficient, easy-to-use backyard oven that’ll never...

Max Edleson and Eva Edleson

  • Difficulty: Moderate
How to Clone and Grow a Fig Tree

How to Clone and Grow a Fig Tree

Don’t steal fruit from your neighbor’s fig tree...

Alastair Bland

  • Time Required: 2–3 Weeks

Make a Fishing Lure from a Flattened Penny

When I was a kid we liked to put coins on a railroad tracks to squash them flat. You remember...

Latest Fun & Games Projects

3D Print a Badass R/C Race Car

3D Print a Badass R/C Race Car

3D print and snap together this little race...

Taylor Alexander

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Time Required: 1–2 Weekends
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games

Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games

Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of...

Jason Poel Smith

  • Difficulty: Moderate

DiResta: Makerspace Tables

My friend Dr. Danny Aviv, a STEM educator, asked me to create 15 tables for his new makerspace, The Idea...

Latest Furniture Projects

Rheoscopic Disc Coffee Table

Rheoscopic Disc Coffee Table

Make this spinning, swirling, self-contained liquid disc and...

Ben Krasnow

  • Time Required: A Weekend
Doortop Stash

Doortop Stash

You probably don't look at the top of...

Sean Michael Ragan

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Time Required: 2 hours

DiResta: Log Birdhouse

A few weeks ago I made a video on carving a spoon. The design was random and I improvised it...

Latest Gardening Projects

Make a Bamboo Water Fountain to Frighten Critters from Your Garden

Make a Bamboo Water Fountain to Frighten Critters from Your Garden

This Japanese water feature literally rocks!

Andrew Terranova

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Time Required: A Weekend
How to Clone and Grow a Fig Tree

How to Clone and Grow a Fig Tree

Don’t steal fruit from your neighbor’s fig tree...

Alastair Bland

  • Time Required: 2–3 Weeks

Automate Your Window Shades with the Mini Blind Minder & Weekend Projects

The Mini Blind Minder is the latest addition to our beginner-friendly series of Weekend Projects. While the project's difficulty is...

Latest Hacks Projects

Toy Inventor's Notebook: Footstep Sand Stampers

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Footstep Sand Stampers

Here’s a fun and easy project for summer:...

Bob Knetzger

  • Time Required: 1 Day
Build an Easy, Versatile Magnetic Flashlight Tripod

Build an Easy, Versatile Magnetic Flashlight Tripod

When I discovered my Stanley Tripod flashlight had...

Jason Babler

  • Difficulty: Easy

Making Fun: Kid’s Room Spacecraft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfY-SlC2XHc When I was building the Mission Control Desk for my older son's room, it became clear that we would...

Latest Kids & Family Projects

Finish Your Trinkets with This DIY Faux Enamel

Finish Your Trinkets with This DIY Faux Enamel

Here’s a fun tutorial that was used in a DIY...

Bob Knetzger

Toy Inventor's Notebook: Footstep Sand Stampers

Toy Inventor’s Notebook: Footstep Sand Stampers

Here’s a fun and easy project for summer:...

Bob Knetzger

  • Time Required: 1 Day