World-class pumpkin carver Farmer Mike shows you how to carve a creative jack-o'-lantern.
American Indians made rope and twine (cordage) using natural fibers from trees, plants and animals. You can make cordage using common materials found around the house or at the hobby store. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Todd Davis, author of "Handy Dad," offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own skate longboard. With a little work, you can be carving back and forth across the blacktop in no time.
Make a fun flying vehicle with stuff found around your house.
For decades, Boys' Life readers have built their own GISMO robots. This month, we introduce GISMO 5. Yes, GISMO is back and has gone green!
With these ice-fishing tip-ups, you'll always know when you have a bite.
Work toward your Weather merit badge by completing these weather-related projects.
A winning raingutter racer stays on an even keel, moves in a straight line, keeps the bow above water and does not drag. If your boat does all this, it finishes ahead of any boat that can't. Here's how to build your winner.
There are many ways to make your pinewood derby car go faster. Here are some of them.
Make that block of wood look like steel with these pinewood derby painting tips.
They might annoy us or amaze us, but there's no question about it: Bugs are an essential part of the natural order of things. Here's how to make your own nature museum to display them.
Making a periscope from wood and a few pieces of mirror is easier than you might think. Here are plans and instructions for a periscope more than two feet long—just what you want for heavy-duty secret agent work.
Mother’s Day is coming up. Show your mom just how great she is by making her a gift inspired by Mother Nature herself! Topped off with a homemade card, it will be a present Mom will never forget.
Show off your patches and other stuff with this rustic “hide rack” display.
Conserve water by collecting rainwater and using it for your garden or lawn.
A kazoo is perfect to add some extra fun to your campout sing-alongs. Here's how to make one.
The best-known snow shelter is the igloo. A brilliant use of engineering and resources, this simple dome made out of snow blocks is both strong and versatile.
When Old Man Winter bares his cold, sharp icicle fangs, don't turn into an indoor flake. Bite back! Here's how to sink your teeth into winter and walk away with a few cool souvenirs."
Here's how to tumble your way to rich compost for your garden and plants.