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.
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.
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Here's how to tumble your way to rich compost for your garden and plants.
Make a stereograph, using two cameras to create cool 3D snapshots.
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 empties into fun and useful projects.
If you curve some aluminum foil just right, you can cook hot dogs with the sun's heat.
Cave paintings have been around for thousands of years. Light up your own bedroom "cave" with this torn-paper lamp shade.
Looking for a homemade gift or just a fun game. Try making this classic Soma puzzle.
Want a natural nightlight? Catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern. Here's how.
Charge up your power drill, sharpen that saw and make this cool custom-made Off-Shore Battle game.
Make a simple banjo and start making your own music.
With a few tools, you can twist and turn metal into something that is functional and easy on the eyes. Here's how to wire up some new things around the house.