upcycling

Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reusing isn’t new, but items deliberately made from reclaimed materials have become statement pieces. The “upcycling” movement and rising interest in eco-conscious wares has given value to the valueless. Decrepit and dangerous barns once left to decompose are now painstakingly picked for profit. Even shipping pallets have earned a place as sought-after sources of wood. […]

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Construct A Super Cheap Rocket Stove From Scrap Materials

Construct A Super Cheap Rocket Stove From Scrap Materials

Rocket stoves are a pretty cool concept. They are simple to construct and surprisingly efficient in burning fuel. In this example we see how you can create one from some cheap scraps that you can source for roughly $5 and some effort. While a cheap rocket stove may not initially seem like a big deal, […]

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Making a Gorgeous Shop Mallet Out of Plastic Trash

Making a Gorgeous Shop Mallet Out of Plastic Trash

If you have the patience, and a lathe, you can make one of these handsome, durable mallets out of recycled plastic.

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Making Milk Jug Skulls

Making Milk Jug Skulls

Turn gallon milk jugs into life-size human skulls for your next hoodoo bash.

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Building a Cubbyhole Cabinet from Trash

Building a Cubbyhole Cabinet from Trash

Turn some jugs and cans from the trash into a small parts shop organizer.

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Turning a Broken Terracotta Pot Shard into a Lovely Flower Pendant

Turning a Broken Terracotta Pot Shard into a Lovely Flower Pendant

Bobby Duke transforms a hunk of broken flower pot into a unique piece of pendant jewelry.

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