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. webelos_344 says:

    since we already did native American arrow we should do native American bow or clothing , make your own knife , make your own tomahawk make a power tool

  2. Santos says:

    Teach us how to make a no cost soda can stove or grill which is fun for camping and cheap and efficient and a good way to reuse

  3. GameKing1324 says:

    Maybe A Plane, Train, or automobile.

  4. C.007 says:

    Maybe a bookshelf or a magazine rack

  5. ben says:

    how about a wooden chest/ keepsake box or a bow and arrow out of a pvc pipe string and a dowel that would be cool.

  6. Anonymouse says:

    what about square foot gardening

  7. Anonymous says:

    How about sewing or some sort of craft

  8. awesome6150 says:

    show us how to make wooden shields. :D

  9. Howdowebuild... says:

    Teach us how to make a Pillow-Seat, which could basically be 2-3 pillow cases with beads, marbles, or something that can fill space, like smaller pillows, taped, clipped, or glued together.

  10. triangle says:

    Do a fish tail rubber band bracelet. Everyone at school is always asking me to make them one.

  11. triangle says:

    Snap swivel fishing bracelet

  12. triangle says:

    A paracord survival bracelet

  13. Troop 1755's coolest kid says:

    pull-string bookbag

  14. 1755's coolest kid says:

    Native American Headdress

  15. fisherman 100 says:

    maybe a working indian bow

  16. let it rip says:

    How about an acual boat? Cause that would be cool.

  17. HeelioBagoon says:

    How about a quill pen and the ink for it, thats one you could even do out doors if you made the ink from charcoal or something.

  18. bj says:

    how to make a green house box to grow plants in the winter

  19. dino345 says:

    A homemade grappling hook would be nice

  20. The best there is, 2860 says:

    How to make your own crab pot out of wire fencing, I have done it plenty of times, and different shapes and sizes are great for an almost free project. I have instructions if anyone wants them

  21. salvar says:

    how to wittle a spear

  22. Ftech100 says:

    How to make a telegraph

  23. Anonymous says:

    Paracord bracelets

  24. Bugler says:

    your own floating raft?

  25. Mama Bear says:

    I’d like to see a program for the boys to conduct science experiments using legos specifically experimenting with different car designs. They could test weight distribution, aerodynamics, and other characteristics. They they could use that knowledge when building their Pinewood cars.

  26. nick says:

    how about a camp stove?

  27. survivalist12 says:

    I think a nice survival kit kit would be good. Took wilderness survival mb and it was very fun and easy. Try it. Should help in unexpected situations.

  28. AlexanderTheGreat says:

    A working bow(as in the case of archery) that you need 50 pounds of pull back weight would be really nice(<:

  29. batman says:

    you should show how to make a superhero cape because i really need one but i dont have money to buy one

  30. Eagle97 says:

    Our Troop uses Trunks to go to summer camp. It would be great to see some plans to make some sturdy ones instead of the plastic ones you can buy in stores.

  31. I10 says:

    My brother and I like the rubberband propelled balsa wood gliders, except for the fact that they easily break. How can we make a rubberband powered glider that won’t break? We’ve tried to use plastics from the recycle bin, but no luck.

  32. Anonymous says:

    How to make homemade icecream

  33. Roxrocks says:

    You should make spinning tops out of old CDs and marbles. :)

  34. skeetshotXT5 says:

    Please show how to make a miniature greenhouse

  35. Anonymous says:

    I think book ends would be a fun and usefull project

  36. Aj says:

    You should show how to raise crickets.

  37. Anonymous says:

    how to make a paracord bracelet.

  38. Legojedi says:

    A birdhouse with lisence plates as the roof would be awesome!

  39. timten says:

    I think you guys should show us how to build something that would have sort of a Pedro theme, like a mail bag or a recipe for a green cake or milkshake!

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