Let’s be honest for a second… the world is not a particularly trustworthy place these days. A lot people are only looking out for themselves. We shouldn’t let that affect how we see the world, but that doesn’t mean we should be suckers either. The folks over at The Family Handyman came up with this […]
This one is really simple, but a great idea. You can buy baby or pet gates pretty cheap these days, but none of them are custom made for your door frame, which means none of them are quite a perfect fit. Over at the Finding Purpose Blog, one couple was came up with the idea […]
Since standing desks are becoming more and more popular still, this excellent idea from Bored Panda community member Jesse Daniel should satisfy just about anyone. His fully adjustable, wall-mounted desk can sit at just about any height or angle. This project was made completely from scratch. Once all of the main pieces were cut, it […]
Even the God of Thunder was a baby at some point. And what could be more adorable than a miniature Mjolnir rattle? Instructables user IJustLikeMakingThings had that idea and rolled with it. It’s actually a pretty simple wood working project, but since it is wood, you probably shouldn’t give this to your baby until they’ve […]
First of all, what exactly is a servo? A servomechanism is technically any automatic device that can correct its own position based on negative feedback. Negative feedback is the process by which electrical signals are fed back in a manner that ultimately reduces further fluctuations. Servo motors can rotate or push components with amazing accuracy using this method.
I’m sure most people have a speaker of some sort to connect their phone to these days, but wouldn’t it be cool to naturally amplify your phone’s volume? Oh, and charge it at the same time? Woodworker Paul Mayer designed this elegant wood amplifier that doubles as a charging station. It’s not exactly a beginner’s […]
Choosing the right tool for the job is arguably the most important step in the planning process of any project. While it may not seem like something you really need to plan for, having a good pair of wire strippers at the ready will save you a lot of hassle when the time comes that you actually need them.
If you’re a gamer or even just someone who spends a lot of time on a computer, chances are you have preferences for how your keyboard looks and feels. Everything from the space between keys to the material used can radically change the feel of a keyboard. What happens if you like two different things […]
So, you're about to start a project. You have your materials list and you're following it by the letter. But when you get down to the bottom of the checklist, all it says is "nails." Before you start to panic and hit the forums, take a deep breath and check out this quick guide to some common questions about nails. Don't worry, it's never as hard as you think it will be.
While a drying rack might not sound like the flashiest project to take on, this genius foldable rack by HomemadeTools.net user Christofix might change your mind. This is a purely woodworking build that may seems a little daunting at first, but thanks to the great video tutorial he provided, you should be able to tackle […]