Weekend Workshop

Weekend Workshop

Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that you can complete with minimal skills and expertise. We've dug through all the online tutorials on the web, and gone the extra mile to pinpoint projects that are equal parts easy, affordable, and fun. So put on your work pants, grab your tool belt, and head to the garage -- it's time to start building!

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How-To

Ditch the milk crates. Store your vinyl properly in this elegant DIY stand

In this installment of Weekend Workshop, we show you how to build a classy record stand that makes milk crates look downright barbaric. Better yet, it doesn't require any glue, screws, or even very many tools to build!
Emerging Tech

Weekend workshop: Make this 3D-printed side table, even without a 3D printer

You can't 3D print a full piece of furniture, but you can 3D print joints that make building your own furniture a snap. In this article, we'll show you how to do just that, and create an awesome tripod end table that's partially 3D printed
How-To

Impress your guests (and top off their phones) with this DIY wireless charging table

Looking for a wireless charging solution that doesn't clutter up your tabletop with more cords and electronic crap? Follow this guide and we'll show you how to build a snazzy DIY table with wireless charging built directly in to the wood.
How-To

How to make coasters that connect guests to your Wi-Fi with a single tap

Tired of reciting your Wi-Fi password every time your houseguests want to connect to your network? We've got a solution for you: NFC drink coasters that automatically grant guests access to your Wi-Fi when they tap their phones on them.
How-To

Build a bottle opener that uses magnet magic to catch your caps

You can never have enough bottle openers. In this article, we'll show you how to build one that not only looks good on your wall, but also collects all the beer caps with a powerful rare-earth magnet that's hidden in the back. Check it out!
Smart Home

This Japanese-style bench is easy to build and supports butts of all sizes

Despite the fact that it only requires three cedar boards and is ridiculously easy to build, this pagoda-style Japanese garden bench is an absolute stunner
How-To

Sling your suds in style with this DIY beer caddy made from a pallet

If you have access to a bunch of old wood pallets and are looking for a simple but useful project to put them to use, we highly recommend this rustic, reusable beer carrier.
Smart Home

Forget clamps. You can make this stylish box table with some glue and tape

Don't have a garage full of tools? Don't worry -- with this super clever trick, you'll be able to build a gorgeous mid-century end table using little more than a saw, some glue, and a roll of packing tape.
Emerging Tech

Show off your record collection with this DIY storage frame

Why hide those iconic album covers in a milk crate when you can give them the spotlight they deserve, in a sleek wood frame on the wall?
Emerging Tech

You can build this industrial clothes rack in a weekend. We’ll show you how

Why waste money on a crappy clothes rack from Ikea when you can build a stronger, longer-lasting, and better-looking one yourself? In this article we'll show you how to do just that.