Lentil and Matt Purbrick are Grown & Gathered: a self-sustainable farm in Victoria who will make you want to move to the country. Every month they’ll send a new DIY project our way, starting with this dill pickles recipe.

DIY Nixie Tube Clock

Saturday March 14, 2015

Thanks to the Cold War you can own an old-fashioned Nixie tube clock for next to nothing – or build one yourself with these handy kits.

The Last of the Typewriter Men

Saturday February 28, 2015

Paul Schweitzer is the last typewriter repairman in New York – and one of the last in the world. But his machines will live on long after his trade does.

DIY Wooden Cup

Saturday February 21, 2015

There is no greater liquid than that drunk from a vessel you have carved yourself.

DIY Saddle Stitch Notebooks

Saturday February 14, 2015

Any adventurer needs a notebook, and no notebook is better than one you made yourself.

Distill Your Own Spirits

Thursday February 12, 2015

There's nothing like making moonshine from your own copper still to take your homebrew game up a few notches.

The Lost Trades Fair

Wednesday February 11, 2015

Uniting stonemasons, scythe makers, spoonsmiths and more, the Lost Trades Fair isn’t just a celebration of the old ways; it’s keeping them alive.

DIY Barrel Table

Saturday February 07, 2015

Got a barrel? You got a table. At least you can, with these handy DIY instructions. Nothing Ron Swanson couldn’t pull off on a lunch break.

DIY Lightsaber

Monday January 26, 2015

Some bright spark has worked out the real-world physics behind building a working lightsaber.

DIY Video Game De-Yellower

Saturday January 24, 2015

Retro computing doesn't need to look so retro if you've got some of this DIY gel on hand.

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