Many parents were apparently too lazy to teach millennials how to do even the most basic DIY projects like how to use a tape measure, so Home Depot has released a series of videos based on popular millennial search terms.
Home Depot isn't the only retailer jumping on the millennial marketing bandwagon. Via WSJ:
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has started offering gardening lessons for young homeowners that cover basic tips—really, really basic—like making sure sunlight can reach plants.
“These are simple things we wouldn’t have really thought to do or needed to do 15 to 20 years ago,” says Jim King, senior vice president of corporate affairs for Scotts. “But this is a group who may not have grown up putting their hands in the dirt growing their vegetable garden in mom and dad’s backyard.”
Let's hope Generation Z eschews the avocado toast and focuses on building, not killing!
• How To Use A Tape Measure: A DIY Digital Workshop
A Cat Thing combined feline love for cardboard boxes with an architect’s eye for modular prefab housing to create a series of max-and-match cat houses.
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is a highly valued and tightly controlled commodity. This instructional video shows how to use specialized Parmesan cheese knives to cut the cheese by hand.
Ian Schramm from Tempest Rings makes lovely videos of his work handcrafting rings from unusual materials, like this beauty made of walnut burl and inlaid with crushed blue opal.
Trains may not be the most popular means of conveyance nowadays, but chances are you grew up playing with toy trains or building a model set to wrap around the Christmas tree. In either case, it’s safe to say that locomotives have long carried a unique sense of awe and scale, especially when they’re hundreds […]
When it comes to redesigning or renovating a living space, envisioning changes before they occur can be tricky for most. Thankfully, the web is home to tools that can remove some of the guesswork, like Live Home 3D Pro for Mac. This app lets you create detailed and furnished floor plans for everything from sheds and […]
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