In Jimmy Diresta latest video, he makes a case for his camera from a piece of leather. He molds the leather around a wooden form, uses a special kind of fork to make the stitching holes, adds a snap button, and tools it with a pattern. It looks great.
Over at Instructables, attosa has posted instructions for making a lot of cool things, such as a gravity-defying ramen cake, a zombie Snow White cosplay costume, and homemade cleaning putty. She recently made a Popcorn Kernel Jar Diversion Safe. It looks like a plastic jar filled with popcorn kernels, but actually has a hollowed-out space… READ THE REST
Justin Fogarty generously gave step-by-step instructions for making a giant popsicle prop. I love the way the hot foam cutter carves through the insulation foam in the video. READ THE REST
The Adventure Playground in Berkeley, California was built by children in 1979. Take one look at the photos of the playground in all its haphazard glory, and you'll see why it's a helicopter parent's nightmare. It's a place for non-helicopter parents to let their kids run free and explore many painted wooden shacks and handmade… READ THE REST
Traveling has long been one of the most exciting parts of life. Whether it's an alpine ski trip midwinter, an all-inclusive beach resort where you can soak your toes, or an impromptu trip to explore an exciting new city, everyone loves to travel. However, it can be difficult for most of us to get away for… READ THE REST
Summer is officially here, and we know you couldn't be more excited. Sure, you'll have those days when you're hanging out with friends or heading to the beach or pool, but what about those days when it's too rainy or hot to step foot outdoors? If you enjoy hunkering down and completing a good puzzle now and then,… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST