Cool off with this backyard summertime sprinkler system that you can build yourself.
Make a variable-pitch whistle that you can use to signal, play a tune or just show off your carving skills.
Father's Day is coming up. Dad will be a happy guy with one of these cool gifts.
Dad will love these homemade gifts.
Store pencils, markers and brushes in this handy DIY pencil holder.
This simple one-chamber roost will give those beneficial bug-eaters a much-needed boost!
Learn to fly! Build one of these simple kites and reach for the skies.
Organize your fishing rods by building this simple wooden rack.
Use this simple wooden clip to secure your stuff.
Here's how Webelos Scouts in North Carolina make homemade snowshoes.
Recycle old pallets and pants pockets to make this fun lawn game.
Use recycled materials to make a tiny neighborhood library where people can borrow, return and/or donate books.
There are many ways to make your pinewood derby car go faster. Here are some of them.
Tell time with a homemade clock built with forks and spoons.
A former NASA engineer explains how you can use science to succeed at your next pinewood derby.
Sandpaper and paint can turn a block of wood into a sleek pinewood derby racer that looks as smooth as steel.
Use nuts and bolts from your tool chest to make a cool chess set.
Make a Chinese puzzle by cutting a square into seven shapes that can create many different figures.
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Charge up your power drill, sharpen that saw and make this cool custom-made Off-Shore Battle game.
Keep your keys organized with this handy wooden folder.
You can make this fun wooden dispenser for jelly beans, gumballs or any other hard candy that will fit in it.
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.
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!
Go Green and recycle empty plastic bottles and jugs into fun and useful projects.
World-class pumpkin carver Farmer Mike shows you how to carve a creative jack-o'-lantern.
This folding Scout Law ladder can be displayed at meetings, outings or any other Scouting events.
This project can help keep backyard birds fed during the winter.
You can build your miniature golf course with any available combination of bricks, wood, aluminum siding, whatever works.
Not only are kazoos fun to play, they're easy to build. Here's how to make one.
Use recycled materials to make a GISMO 5 remote-controlled robot.
With just a few common items from around the house, you can make a simple microscope that's straight out of history.
Building a periscope is easier than you might think. Here are plans for a wooden periscope that is perfect for secret agent work.
Show off your knot-tying skills with this flag for your patrol, den, pack or troop.
Stand taller with stilts. After an afternoon’s work, you’ll be able to walk around at least 12 inches taller than you are now. That’s a pretty fast growth spurt!
Do you wish you could dig money out of the ground? Raising worms in a worm bed can be a lucrative business.
Build a handy place to keep your keys, coins and other small stuff.
Make a fun flying vehicle with stuff found around your house.
Make some yummy, homemade treats that your dog will love. You can even use these treats to help teach your dog a new trick!
Something about a ship in a bottle doesn’t seem to fit. Oh, that’s it — the ship! Learn the secret to create your own ship in a bottle.
Show off your patches and other stuff with this rustic “hide rack” display.
Want a natural nightlight? Catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern. Here's how.
You can make this kite with easy-to-find materials from your hardware or craft store.
This project is a creative way to recycle materials and have an interesting and functional shelf.
Writing secret messages is easy with this cipher wheel. It scrambles the alphabet so nobody can read your message except your buddy with an identical wheel.
Your books will appear to be magically floating on the wall when you make this fun, invisible bookshelf.
Build this classic toy and become a yo-yo expert.
Walking sticks make hiking more fun. Next time you go hiking, step out with a personal walking stick that you made yourself.
Learn more about weather and meteorology by completing these weather-related projects.
Put a used coffee or food can to good use by making this rustic lantern.