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Turn A Shoe Rack Into A Toy Car Wall Display

If you’re a parent whose kid likes toy cars, you’ve probably got toy car clutter. A cheap, DIY solution to ditch that clutter: A shoe rack.


Repair A Broken Doorbell With This Simple Fix

Don’t miss out on packages or visitors because your doorbell is broken. The fix is easy and can be done by a DIYer of any skill.


The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Car Repairs

Car repairs can drain your wallet fast, but you can do a wide range of repairs yourself, regardless of your technical skill. We’re not just talking oil changes; provided you can hold a spanner, you can fix everything from fuel filters to alternators. We’ll detail the tools necessary for your DIY toolkit, where to turn to for help when you’re making the repairs, and how to tackle some of the most common car problems yourself.


Make The Ultimate Pizza At Home With A DIY Brick Oven

Pizza stones (or unglazed ceramic tiles) give pizzas, breads and other baked items a marvellous crust. Use two layers of pizza stones or tiles and you can turn your stove into a brick oven of sorts.


Unlock A Door With An RFduino And An Apple Watch

If you’ve ever wanted to magically unlock a door with a quick tap on your wrist, this DIY project is for you. Using an RFduino and some special door components, Marc Jensen, James Squires and Shawn Roske at Make came up with an interesting use of the Apple Watch.


Beware These Common Repairs When You're A First-Time Home Buyer

Owning the home comes with a lot of responsibility. And first-time buyers are often caught of guard by the maintenance and repair issues that can pop up within the first few years of owning their home. Here are a few of the most common.


Build A Split-Screen, Raspberry Pi-Powered Portable Retro Game Station

We’ve seen all kinds ofportable retro game consoles over the years, but Thingiverse user Jooxoe3i’s project manages to make the smallest device we’ve seen yet using a Raspberry Pi.


Modify A Cheap Metal Work Cart To Organise All Of Your Hand Tools

Wheeled work carts are great helpers in a work shop, but the large open trays are difficult to organise without spacers, and tend to accumulate random tools. With a few DIY trays and holders, you can turn that work cart into something much more useful.


Use A Toothpick To Sew Buttons To Sit Properly

Sewing a button seems like a simple task, but if you’re not careful, sewing it on without spacing it properly will make your clothes tight and the button difficult to open and close. Make sure your buttons always sit correctly by using a toothpick to add the right amount of thread slack.


This DIY Band Saw Sharpening Jig Saves Your Blades (And Money)

Stop buying new band saw blades every time you hit a nail or a staple. You can sharpen your existing blade easily with this DIY band saw sharpening jig.


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