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Build Your Own Solid Looking Portable Bluetooth Speaker For $14

Portable Bluetooth speakers are great, but they can be costly. If you want to make your own, Instructables user bartoosen shows you how to make your own for about $US14.


Build A Simple, Waterproof Bike Light From Two Bottle Caps

If you love cycling around town, especially at night, you want to make sure you’re seen. This little DIY light activates automatically as you bike, and it’s super-easy to make.


Tool School: The Absolutely Essential Drill/Driver

No matter what project your’e doing, you’ll need to drill some holes and drive some screws once in a while. A lightweight drill/driver should be the first power tool that anyone owns. Here’s why.


The Best DIY YouTube Channels To Turn You Into A Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, these YouTube channels offer fantastic video tutorials that can save you time, money and frustration.


Quickly Set Up An External Hard Drive On A Raspberry Pi With A Script

If you want to use an external hard drive (or USB stick) as your main storage on the Raspberry Pi, you need to jump through a couple hoops to properly mount it and make sure it loads up on boot. Adafruit made that process a bit simpler.


Build A DIY Fold-Down Workbench To Save Floorspace In Your Shop

No matter how big your workshop is, space is precious. You can build this fold-down workbench in an afternoon that instantly upgrades your work area without taking up valuable floor space.


How To Operate An Excavator

It should go without saying that something as serious as an excavator isn;t to be taken lightly. Here’s how you should approach operating one.


A Frustration-Free Way To Remove Wood Plugs From A Hole Saw 

A hole saw attachment cuts perfectly round holes into wood using your drill. It only takes a few seconds to make a hole, but what takes the most time is freeing that wood plug from the saw. Here’s an easy and methodical way to clear your hole saw so it’s ready for the next cut.


Make A Star Wars BB-8 With A Hacked Sphero

BB-8 might just be the first new breakout star from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Here’s how to make your own version of the tiny rolling Droid.


Build A Modular Firewood Holder To Cut Limbs Easier

If you spend a lot of time cutting your own firewood, you’ll love this modular firewood holder that secures limbs off the ground for easier cutting.