Everything in the 'DIY' category

In the Shop: Refinishing and relabeling an old gift hammer.

I've been hanging up more of my hand tools lately and this thing was looking tired. I gave it a new label and some refinishing so it can be a...

Striping With Kafka

The Kafka pinstriping system (not that Kafka) from Eastwood (not that Eastwood) looks cool as hell. Probably the next best thing to living next door to Von Dutch or Steve...

Homemade Caramels : Not so tricky for the treaty.

I have always had a helluva sweet tooth. My taste in candy varies, but I am by no means a sugar snob. If it’s sweet that’s usually good enough. A...

How to: Wolf whistle for fun and irritation

Eureka! It’s only taken 30 years, but I’m finally beginning to master the fingers-jammed-in-your-mouth method of whistling. Like many things, it’s all a matter of finding it explained the right...

Build Your Very Own Backyard Monorail

Taking the term “enthusiast” to disturbing lengths, Kim Pedersen designed and built a 300 foot long monorail that snakes around their backyard. It was built over a span of 5...

Do Not Play In Or Around…Just Get In And Get Down.

Everyone from punks to grandmas have done it for years. Isn't it about time you jumped in? For some of us, it's a hobby. For others, a way of life....