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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.

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!

Make a Water Drop Microscope

With just a few common items from around the house, you can make a simple microscope that's straight out of history.

How to make a wooden periscope

Building a periscope is easier than you might think. Here are plans for a wooden periscope that is perfect for secret agent work.

How to make wooden stilts

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!

Build a ship in a bottle

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.

Make a ring toss game

This ring toss game is perfect for a picnic, Scout meeting or just while hanging out with friends and family.