Drinking water may seem abundant, but it is increasingly in high demand and short supply. That’s why the plumbing industry has, over the last century, developed devices to prevent backflow and protect drinkable water.
I've been a builder for the past 25 years, and a couple years ago I got bit by the invention bug.
Club Member Bob Zimmerman uses a unique modular ramp system that can be built off-site in sections, installed quickly, and easily moved and reused when no longer needed.
Flowers have transforming power: They add interest and fragrance to overhead areas, brighten blah backyards, soften stone walls, color drab decks and walkways and make plain porches and patios charming.
Did you realize the fresh stack of firewood in your backyard can be a good source of materials for woodworking projects?
This cute and practical toddler bed evolves with your family — as kids grow up, it converts to a bookcase.
An easy-to-make rolling firewood caddy takes much of the work — and the mess — out of transporting your firewood and building a fire.
Club member Stan Larsen of Chanhassen MN asks: I was recently startled by a housing development filled with partially constructed bright-blue houses. Do I need my eyes checked? Are Smurfs moving into the area?
Creative combinations of stock cabinets enable you to custom-build furniture-quality storage pieces for a dining room, a bedroom, a living area, an entryway, a hallway or anywhere else you need to conveniently stow stuff.
If you spend a lot of time hauling materials home from the lumberyard (or carting your family around), you can appreciate the challenge of consistently channeling engine power to the ground. Although you may be conditioned to think that the most efficient system is the venerable stick shift, new technology and developments in transmissions and drive systems may make you rethink your next purchase.