How to make a duck decoy

It doesn’t matter if you are an amateur duck hunter or a seasoned pro; you already know that having some realistic duck decoys can make your hunting trips more successful. You can purchase duck decoys at most sporting good stores, but, if you are handy with a carving knife, you can make your own too. […]

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How to make your own tiered plant stand

If you are a plant lover, as many people are, you might well display your plants on wall hangers and plant stands. A tiered wooden plant stand is a great piece of furniture to display your plants on, especially if you have plants that are different sizes. A tiered wooden plant stand can have different […]

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How to build a wood patio cover

A wooden patio cover is a stylish and beautiful addition to your home. It will protect your patio furniture and guests from the elements and provide welcome shade when the sun is shining down on your back yard. Here are instructions for building your own patio cover. But, before you begin, check with your local […]

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How to build an outdoor wooden swing set

Being a “do – it – yourself” around your house has its many rewards. There is almost nothing to match that feeling of pride after you have made a repair or built a project with your own two hands. If you want to get that certain feeling of accomplishment and put a big smile on […]

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How to build a soap box derby car

Building a soapbox derby car according to rules drafted by the National Control Board and adopted by the Board of Trustees of the All-American Soap Box Derby is possible following a few simple steps, keeping the rules in mind. These steps include building the floorboard, axletrees, brake holes, suspension, steering, brake and finishing. Layout the […]

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How to build your own sailboat

One of the most pleasurable warm-weather activities is being out on the water in a sailboat. The only thing that can make this event more satisfying is knowing the boat you are sailing was made by your own hands. A sailboat you build yourself can be designed any way you like often costs less than […]

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How to build a poker table

Building your own poker table can be a rewarding and economical way to have a great table to play cards or other games on. With minimum woodworking skills and a few tools, even a novice can build a table to be proud of. There are essentially three types of home poker tables. A six-sided, eight-sided […]

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How to paint unfinished wood furniture

If you’ve ever compared the price of a finished piece of furniture to the price of the same piece in the unfinished furniture store, you probably already know you could save quite a bit of money. However, if you’ve never painted furniture before, you may be afraid to buy one of these pieces. Don’t let […]

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How to build a wood shed

A wood shed is a necessity for any homeowner. Why? Because you need space to store your gardening tools, lawn mower or lawn tractor, ladder, gasoline cans, flower pots, and the rest of the items you use outside. You will, of course, want to build a shed that is attractive as well as functional and […]

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How to build a model airplane

Building a model airplane is a simple pleasure for both young and old alike. Seeing something that you’ve built with your own hands flying through the air will bring endless hours of enjoyment and a deep feeling of accomplishment. Knowing a few tips can make the difference between frustration and satisfaction. First you must decide […]

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