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Learn To Clean And Distill Dirty Water

Survival skills can save your life in an emergency. Prepare yourself for not having access to clean water by learning to distill dirty water.


Be The Hit Of Halloween With This Glue Gun Cobweb Shooter

No full-scale Halloween celebration is complete without cobwebs. Spread them into every nook and cranny of your haunted house with this glue gun cobweb shooter.


Keep Your Drill Bit From Slipping On Tile With Painter's Tape

You only get one shot when drilling into tile, so you’ve got to make it count. Mark your spot with painters tape applied in an “X” pattern to keep your drill from slipping and scratching your tile.


This DIY Fix Keeps You From Losing Change Between Car Seats

It’s hard to retrieve coins and other things that fall into the little gap between the car seat and the door or the gear box. Here’s a quick, DIY solution that costs a dollar and almost no time.


Protect Your Wood From Nasty Glue Overflow With Tape

When you’re joining two boards with glue, you might get a little glue overflow along the joint. Avoid that problem with a bit of tape and a razor blade.


These DIY Laser Dog Goggles Light Up The Night (And Look Like A Borg)

It’s not going to make your dog walks faster, easier or more productive, but these DIY laser goggles for your dog will certainly make those late night walks more interesting, and a bit more fun. Plus: your dog looks like a Borg drone, which is just awesome.


Mark Your Screwdrivers For Easy Identification

In most tool bags, screwdrivers are stored tip down for easy access, but it can make identifying them a guessing game. Mark a “+” or “-” on a phillips or slotted screwdriver for easy identification.


Get More Out Of Your Drill With These Tips And Attachments

A cordless drill is a handy tool to have around, but it can do a lot more than just drill holes. Here are some interesting attachments that go beyond your typical set of bits.


Turn An Old Laptop And Meccano Into A Cool External Monitor With Stand

Even if an old laptop no longer has the speed you need, the screen might still be worth salvaging as an extra monitor. This DIY project takes you through hooking up the screen and shows a neat stand for it made out of Meccano construction toys.


Wrap Your Paint Trays In Plastic Bags For Easy Cleanup

Getting your paint trays clear of residual paint can be an arduous job. Instead of scrubbing away your day, wrap your tray with a plastic bag and pour your paint onto that.