Suggest a BL Workshop project

Every month, Boys’ Life magazine gives you a brand-new project to test your skills and creativity.

But we need your ideas!

Use the comment form below to tell us what projects you’d like BL Workshop to tackle.

Comments about “Suggest a BL Workshop project”

  1. Spliced says:

    how to build a home made picture frame to give to someone special

  2. cegan2000 says:

    how to make a boomerang

  3. cegan2000 says:

    how about a fire with flint and steel

  4. cegan2000 says:

    a sling shot

  5. teeto301 says:

    Show how to make a catapult

  6. brisingger homeschool says:

    How about one about Thanksgiving? thank you!

  7. E-man says:

    how to build a cubmobile

  8. Harvest Moon says:

    how to draw videos like how to draw pedro and pee wee.

  9. Wolf Den Leader says:

    I would like to see some throw backs…Bring back whittlin’ Jim or some kind of neckerchief slide corner.

  10. buildboy5555 says:

    a home made video game system

  11. buildboy5555 says:

    a cell phone/tv/or a go cart

  12. Blazeiken says:

    You’ve tackled an arrow, why not add a bow to go with it?

  13. greencrocs says:

    How about a lantern.

  14. greencrocs says:

    A homemade slingshot.

  15. magicfreak says:

    a BB gun

  16. magicfreak says:

    a tv

  17. red rose says:

    why not a home made slingshot

  18. silly says:

    a soler oven with adjustable temperature

  19. silly says:

    how about a wooden crossbow pistle

  20. scout4life says:

    ok i think it would be really cool if you did an article on how to make a solar powerd usb ipod charger, like the one you had an advertizement about in one of your monthly perodicles cause it was selling for 75$ and i know you could make one for 10 or 15 and they would be great for backpacking trips

  21. BS luvr 2 says:

    how about a lemanade stand made out of paper

  22. my fly says:

    a 8 ft 4wt bamboo fly rod would rock!!!!!!

  23. Troop 115 says:

    Our Troop have been building 14′ canvas kayaks for the past two years and our boys LOVE them. We are heading to summer camp for the second year in a row taking our own hand made kayaks!

  24. Mr. Me Loves Projects says:

    A go-cart and/or a catapult

  25. bee kauy says:

    Would love to know how to build a bookshelf/entertainment shelf with drawers for my moms. It does not have to be fancy.

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  28. heatboy2 says:

    a simple log cabin that i can make fast and sub for a tent.

    • KYRIE says:

      I would like to design a simple program with XL to foresee the weather on the U.S. and Europe.

      • KYRIE says:

        How to obtain a substance or device that incorporates the radiation in the air,bodies, fluids and solids that surround us?

  29. Niky says:

    A small sized catapalt that throws like small marbles.

    • Wolf Den Leader says:

      If we could post pictures I have a great project, but we use mini marshmallows and I will be making it with my wolf den in December.

  30. nike says:

    How about a basketball goal!!!!

  31. nike says:

    How about showing how to make a skateboard or a ripstik. That would be AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

  32. BS Luvr 2 says:

    How about a buildable pocket-knife or a cell phone that actually works!

  33. Cool Dude Brown says:

    a lean-to or hut made of sticks and such.

  34. bobo says:

    a wooden stool

  35. Disturbed Military says:

    How about a compass/survival knife?

  36. metal mender wannabe says:

    please show me how to create a blacksmithing forge, my friend and i in the bsa are all into metalworking, but we cant figure out haw to set up the right oven where it is safe and the heat is perfect. i would love to see this in the next boyslife!

  37. cw10 says:

    A tent our a catapult.

  38. cw10 says:

    How about a spear our a toy model?

  39. Immpossible says:

    How about a giant life size castle! Or a wooden ball launcher!

  40. RFK says:

    A Klondike derby sled would be nice with removable wheels so that it can run on skies.

  41. spypat says:

    What about a bunk bed

  42. blackninja says:

    some helicopters

  43. tuck says:

    bow and arrows mite be fun

  44. sgtdog says:

    how about we do somthing for the troops

  45. nicky98 says:

    a fire startig kit

  46. skyminer707 says:

    A rustic chair to go with the table.

    • troop140life says:

      I agree with skyminer707, I built the table about a month ago and a chair would look awesome with it!

    • Builder says:

      I agree with this one. Go to sit at kithen table and fall back because kithen chair is at desk. A rustic chair would look nice with the custom desk.

  47. 1324 says:

    Lego biuldings for you to biuld

  48. pain says:

    a toy rocket?

  49. anymous says:

    How about you show us how to make a bow for the arrow you showed us how to make online.

  50. Mr. loves lock blades says:

    more backpacking projects, like the backpacking sled, stuff like that

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