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How to Make Your Own Banjo

Sunday September 23, 2018

A quick raid of the pantry (and a minute in the shed) are all that’s needed to fashion together the ol’ Appalachian five string.

When it comes to giving an old bag new life, these handy instructions have your (ahem) back.

DIY Beer Can Stove

Saturday August 18, 2018

Make your own camp stove with an empty beer can and these handy instructions.

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.

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