ManMade Essential Toolbox: The Key to Keep Yourself from Going Crazy in the Workshop

Small-parts storage is one of the biggest steps you can take in creating the perfect workshop zen. When all those little fasteners, nails, washers, odds and ends all have a home you can work in peace, not pieces. … Continue reading on ManMadeDIY.com Source: http://www.manmadediy.com/users/bryson/posts/3890-manmade-essential-toolbox-the-key-to-keep-yourself-from-going-crazy-in-the-workshop

If You’re Not Doing This Every Time You Grill, You’re Missing Out on Serious Flavor

During summer, it’s my goal to bust out the charcoal and chimney starter as much as possible. Call it a masculine stereotype if you must, but I never miss an opportunity to take advantage of extended daylight to cook dinner outside. It avoids heating up the house with the oven, and, of course, makes everything taste… Continue reading If You’re Not Doing This Every Time You Grill, You’re Missing Out on Serious Flavor

How to (Safely) Age and Antique Hardware for Your Woodworking Projects

  Let’s face it: modern hardware leaves a lot to be desired. Sure, it’s inexpensive and abundant, but visually, it looks…well, cheap. No character. You spend weeks on a project, choosing wood grain carefully, sanding and planing to a glass smooth finish, and then you’re forced to add some blindingly shiny yellow brass or bright blue… Continue reading How to (Safely) Age and Antique Hardware for Your Woodworking Projects

Hit the Trails: 6 Next-Level Gear Items to Take with You On Your Next Car Camping Trip

There’s something about a winding road. It’s still a bit wild and rebellious, like nature hasn’t completely given in to the straight line of civilization just yet. That’s the kind of highway that I think of when I want to take a road trip, and no road trip is complete without a day or two of… Continue reading Hit the Trails: 6 Next-Level Gear Items to Take with You On Your Next Car Camping Trip