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Make Your Own Wooden Laptop Stand

Wednesday July 11, 2018

Measure twice, cut once.

When the SHTF and the world ends, you still want to eat in style, right? 

How to Carve a Spoon

Saturday June 09, 2018

There’s nothing like carving your own spoon to make you feel like a regular Ron Swanson. And with these instructions from our pals at Left Foot Right Foot, it’s easier than ever.

How to Make Peanut Butter

Saturday June 02, 2018

It’s the most indulgent spread on the breakfast table, and – with this recipe in hand – one that’s pretty simple to make yourself.

Want to add some tropical charm to your next dinner party? Here’s a repository of every conceivable pineapple recipe, from spam to fritters and every ill-fated meal in between.

DIY Wood-Infused Booze

Thursday May 17, 2018

Make it for your good friends or gift it to your good self.

The winemaking heroes at Running With Bulls schooled our tongues and brains.

You’ll need volcanic rocks, piles of meat, banana leaves and lots of hungry people. 

Meet Jeff the Spoonsmith

Saturday April 28, 2018

This short film about a tree-chopping, spoon-carver will make you want to take to the great outdoors with an axe faster than you can say 'deranged psychopath'. 

How to Make Beer

Tuesday April 24, 2018

In this comprehensive how-to, the makers at Melbourne’s The Craft & Co show us how to brew your own beer from scratch.

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