DIY / Craft

Two Yellow Adirondack Chairs on Porch

How to Make an Adirondack Chair

The Adirondack chair is the classic outdoor lounge chair found on lawns and front porches. With a tall slatted back and angled seat, these chairs are the ideal shape for comfort and relaxation. Deriving its name from the Adirondack Mou

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How to Build an Outdoor Fire Pit

One of the more enticing and rewarding DIY projects is building your own outdoor fire pit. A fire pit offers a warm (li

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How to Build a Winter Survival Shelter

Learning to survive in nature with minimal gear is a serious endeavor and essential knowledge for any true wilder

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Celebrating Halloween in the Outdoors: Haunted Trails, Spooky Towns & More

It’s that time of the year again. The leaves are changing; the crops are ready to harvest; and the pumpkins are ready to be transformed into jack-o-lanterns. It’s the spooky season! Halloween is a time to be creative and have fun,

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How to Build an Outdoor Sauna in Your Backyard

There's no better way to soothe sore muscles after a long hike or an exhilarating mountain ski session than with time spent in an outdoor sauna. The use of a sauna, correctly pronounced “sow-nah,” has been a way of life in Finland for o

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The Outsiders: The Warrior & The Artist

Making a Mann Made Knife with meticulous detail down to the smallest hammer mark is no small endeavor. “I love what I do,” Mann said.

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Double Front Pants, Jeans, and Dungarees... What's The Difference?

Every hiker, camper, worker, and DIY enthusiast knows what the outdoors are an exciting universe of complete freedom. But as fun as that sounds, nature can give you a hard time if your outfit is not designed for the task (think combing

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Love Craftsmanship? Try These 5 DIY Projects Around The House

Staying at home can be one of your most exciting experiences if add a DIY project to your to-do list. The exciting thing is that literally anything can turn into a fantastic DIY project. Give your house a custom décor, and have fun at

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Modern Bushcraft in the Backcountry... Or Backyard

"Isn't bushcraft just a word for survivalism that doesn't make you sound like a nut?" asked my wife when I first suggested our daughters and I sign up for a weekend workshop. She had me there. Bushcraft is about being self-reliant in t