diy

Get The Most Out Of Your Rotary Tool With These Attachments

I love finding new uses for tools that I already own. A rotary tool — often referred to as a Dremel, echoing one of the most popular brand names — has a lot of attachments and potential applications. Here’s an overview of the types of attachments available and some potential uses.


Turn A $30 IKEA Coffee Table Into A LEGO Play Centre

If you’re anything like us, you probably store your kids’ LEGO in a big tub that’s stashed clumsily in a corner of the room. Each play session results in frenzied chaos, with countless pieces strewn across the floor. If you’d like to introduce some order to their bricklaying, this affordable DIY play desk will help to stifle their creation; Lord Business style. It can seat up to four people and comes with inbuilt brick storage and integrated building mats.


Use A Drill And Auger Bit To Install Landscape Lighting Into Impacted Dirt

Many landscape lights come with an attached plastic spike so you can install them in the ground. But not all ground is soft enough to easily drive these spikes. Using an auger bit you can drill out a hole to hold your lights.


Choose The Right Finish For Wood Furniture

There are a dozen different ways you can finish (or refinish) wood furniture. Knowing more about the different finishes available can help determine what will work best for your project.


The Essential Tools You'll Need For DIY Plumbing

It never hurts to be prepared by having the tools on hand to deal with any basic updates or repairs around the house. Here are the tools you should consider owning for basic plumbing work.


Four Great DIY Projects For Hacking Computers And Networks

If you’re testing your hacking skills or trying to learn more about security, your toolkit shouldn’t end with your computer. If you’re willing to pick up a screwdriver, a soldering iron and a few other tools, there are several great DIY hacking projects that will test your mettle and teach you a few things about networking at the same time. Let’s take a look at some of them.


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.