D.I.Y.

Strung Up

Saturday February 15, 2014

You don’t need a backyard to have a garden. Just a few plants and some string.

Build a Tool Box

Thursday January 30, 2014

The great thing about tools is that if you don’t have a box to put them in, they can build one for you themselves.

You think ribs are rustic? Try sparrows on toast. This cookbook contains some seriously old fashioned recipes, dating back from the Middle Ages through to World War II. 

Build a Uke

Monday December 23, 2013

You don't have to be particularly musical or even handy to knock together this uke. Playing it, however, might take slightly more skill.

Knead to Know

Saturday December 14, 2013

No one knows what a lot of our food even is any more, what with all the processing and genetic modifying. Except people who use this: an all-in-one bread maker that takes you from seed to loaf.

DIY Computer

Friday December 13, 2013

Buying gadgets is out: making them is in. So says this computer that anyone can make.

Book of Bread

Thursday November 21, 2013

If you're keen to learn how to make bread, or are just really into baked goods, The Bread & Butter Project book is a worthy purchase for a couple of reasons. 

Sunday Reading: Changing Gears

Sunday November 17, 2013

We've all dreamt of leading a simpler life at one point or another. But for most of us, the desire for a quiet life in the countryside versus the rush of city living stays just that: a desire. 

Gamer Kit

Tuesday November 05, 2013

Remember that childhood fantasy where you spend your adult years making video games? It just came true with this DIY gamer kit.

Carve your own spoon

Saturday October 26, 2013

Cutlery drawer not as bespoke as it could be? Set yourself apart from the mass-produced spoon-faring crowd by carving your own.