Giant 3D topographical wood map of Westeros ('Game of Thrones') made by a cartographer

Wow. This is a thing of great beauty. A giant 3D topographic wood map of Westeros, the world of Game of Thrones, by IMGURian @ARUNK55. It's 60"x35". Read the rest

'How I built my dowel table'

This is an awesome woodworking project gallery -- making a table out of dowel rods. You can follow the creator Make Things on YouTube and IMGUR. Read the rest

'My Isolation Station,' home-built bar and spirits library with 4,000 bottles

Some people take their libations and isolations very seriously. Read the rest

Look at this photo printed on algae in a petri dish

Okay, now THAT is a selfie.

This is such a cool photography/biology experiment. Read the rest

Look at this 'Ludo' beastie made by a 'Labyrinth' fan

So real, I can smell it! Read the rest

Husband builds 'accessible' Nintendo Switch battle station for wife with aggressive MS

All for the love of Animal Crossing in the coronavirus pandemic. Read the rest

Crafting a leather-bound 'spellbook' with traditional bookbinding techniques

“I made this huge leather bound "spellbook" with traditional bookbinding techniques,” says Nerdforge7 of NERDFORGE, on IMGUR. What an amazing project. Read the rest

Plague mask of bugglegum cyberpunk apocalypse sparkly rainbow fabulousness

An extraordinarily beautiful mask for “Plague Times,” by IMGURian @BelmontLeather1. Read the rest

Tiny Paper Shopping Bags, Nested Adorably

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A 'banned book' bookshelf

What a fantastic project.

“I made a 'banned-book' bookshelf with a hidden compartment,” says IMGURian @honestworkdesigns. Read the rest

Look at this amazing popsicle stick house

Wow. That's all I can manage to get out of my keyboard, I'm so astonished by how gorgeous and dedicated this wonderful crafted popsicle stick house is. Read the rest

Aquascape railroad is a very cool aquarium design project

This imaginative aquarium and train fanatic aquascaped a railroad for fishies.

Very cool aquascaping, dude. Read the rest

Interested in hand-lettering? Here's a book for you

I love old paperbacks, especially their great hand-lettered titles. I grabbed a few from my shelf to show you what I mean:

Not many books feature hand-lettering, but there are still a number of people who keep the tradition alive. Ivan Castro, a graphic designer in Barcelona, Spain, is one such craftsman. He teaches lettering in design schools, and his book, The ABC of Custom Lettering is a beautiful and practical guide for the aspiring letterer.

Here are some sample spreads:

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Watch this cobbler do a magical restoration of a totally thrashed pair of dress shoes

In this episode of Trenton & Heath, master cobbler Heath Potter resurrects a totally thrashed pair of Ferragamo loafers. You may think that 26 minutes is a long time to watch someone restore a pair of shoes, but just allow yourself to be enveloped by the artisinality of it all. The time will fly by and perhaps, like me, you will leave the experience deeply regretting having donated that pair of beat-up wingtips in the back of your closet. Read the rest

How to make a Viking axe from a rusty old axe head

There are DIY projects, and there are HOLY CRAP HE MADE A VIKING AXE REPLICA. This is one of those. Read the rest

Hand-making 1,000 pencils from pallet wood

Pallet wood pencils. Genius! Read the rest

DIY: Feral cat Shelters from coolers

Oh, I am seriously here for this DIY-maker-recycling project that's all about giving street kitties safe homes. Wow this is cool.

Making feral cat shelters from an old cooler.

Says IMGURian @petsncharge, “Cat Tested and Approved Shelters.”

We designed and built these durable cat shelters-Donating to the many Rescues that need them for the Homeless Cats they care for...TomTom Tests each new Design

So cool. Watch the whole video.

Cat Tested and Approved Shelters

This is the QA tester!

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