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How to Build and Fly a Box Kite

Most altitude records for kite flying are held by box kites. Here's how to make a high-flying box kite with easy-to-find materials.

How to Build an Igloo

A brilliant use of engineering and resources, this simple dome made out of snow blocks is both strong and versatile.

How to Maintain Your Motor

Whether it's powering a sports car or a lawn mower or a go-cart, here's how to keep your engine running year after year.

Build a Bat House

This simple one-chamber roost will give those beneficial bug-eaters a much-needed boost!

How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

Duct tape comes in 2-inch-wide rolls and is available in many colors. Use some to make this handy wallet that will last for years.

How to Make Twig Pencils

Twig pencils are fun, easy and cheap to make. And the expressions on your friends’ faces when you start scribbling with a stick will be writetious!