The Soup Can Blacksmith

Sunday August 23, 2015

Make your own blacksmith-worthy forge with little more than an old soup can and an LPG burner.

Thirsty Thursday: DIY Craft Beer

Thursday July 23, 2015

These might be the nicest looking homebrew kits we've ever seen. And with recipes ranging from rye IPAs through to wheat beers, they could be the tastiest too.

The Knife Maker

Friday June 26, 2015

This month, Grown & Gathered track down a New Zealand bladesmith who makes knives out of junk – and find out the right way to sharpen your slicer.

You don’t always have to spend big to get your hands on good, organic food: just take a walk in the forest. This month, Grown & Gathered share their recipe for stinging nettle and wild mushroom soup.

DIY Waterproof Jeans

Saturday May 16, 2015

Wet season needn’t mean wet-clothes season. Not if you’ve got a can of wax, a hairdryer and these handy instructions.

How to Make Butter

Friday April 24, 2015

This month, Victorian farmers Grown & Gathered show us how to make our own butter, which might just be the easiest (and tastiest) thing we've ever done.

DIY Walkman Turntable

Sunday April 12, 2015

Just when you thought it was safe to throw out all those old tapes at your parent's place, someone made them rad again.

How to Make Dill Pickles

Friday March 27, 2015

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.

DIY Wooden Cup

Saturday February 21, 2015

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