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.

The Scientific Glassblower

Saturday December 13, 2014

Jeff Babbitt is the University of Kentucky's official 'scientific glassblower' – an awesome title we didn't even know existed until now.

A Cardboard Millennium Falcon

Tuesday November 25, 2014

You best believe this thing took longer than 12 parsecs to make. (Yes, we know that's a measurement of distance not time.)

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