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The Ultimate Ted’s Woodworking Review

The Ultimate Ted's Woodworking Review   Ted's woodworking plans sounds pretty good: 16,000 wooodworking plans plus some handy bonuses for $69. There are good and bad reviews of the plans online, so what's it really like? Is it legit? Is it a scam? Are the plans...

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DIY For Guys

DIY For GuysGuys are DIYers. It's in our DNA. We've been DIY guys since the first cavemen sat around their campfire making primitive tools from sticks and stones. The pioneers had to be DIYers. They built their own cabins. They built their own barns. They put up...

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1,200 Free Woodworking Plans From The Best 9 Websites

1,200 Free Woodworking Plans From The Best 9 Websites

You’ll find links to websites giving away free woodworking plans here. My rough estimation is 1200 free projects between these 9 websites.  I’ve been to the sites, checked them out and given my thoughts on them. While all these sites have a good selection of free...

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51 Free Woodworking Plans

51 FREE WOODWORKING PLANS With Step By Step Instructions & Detailed Drawings So That Anyone Can Make Them!  Just a few of the plans:  Plant Stands Oak Cabinets Magazine Rack Mantel Clock Workbench Dog House Garden Bench Patio Table and Chairs Jewelry Box...

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The Death Of The Muscle Car

The Death Of The Muscle Car

How could muscle cars, the most powerful affordable cars the world had seen, lose their oomph so quickly? What caused them to disappear? I'm not a private eye, not remotely like one, but this was one case I had to solve. It happened back in the 70's, but the evidence...

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The Model T Speedster; Hotrodding The Tin Lizzie

The Model T Speedster; Hotrodding The Tin Lizzie

The Model T Speedster didn't figure in Ford's line-up. In fact, in the early nineteen twenties there wasn't much in the way of sports models the ordinary working guy could afford. The name "sports car" was still in the future, and so was Ford's first V-8. Human nature...

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How To Make Your DIY Tools Last Longer

How To Make Your DIY Tools Last Longer

It’s a dilemma. You want the tools you buy to last you a long time, but you don’t want to spend a fortune for ones you only use occasionally. Here’s one of my experiences. I worked for a business that built tough luxury camper trailers. They were built to order by...

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