Safely view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse with this shoebox solar viewer.
This easy-to-make shelter provides solitary bees with a warm, dry place to nest.
Your books will appear to be magically floating on the wall when you make this fun, invisible bookshelf.
You don’t need four burners and a gas line to make some great-tasting trail food.
Writing secret messages is easy with this cipher wheel. It scrambles the alphabet so nobody can read your message.
It might seem like magic, but all you're doing is collecting salt crystals from evaporated salt water. (It's still cool!)
Show off your patches and other stuff on this rustic “hide rack” display.
This stylish tea light candle holder makes a great gift.
You can make this fun wooden dispenser for jelly beans, gumballs or any other hard candy that will fit in it.
Most altitude records for kite flying are held by box kites. Here's how to make a high-flying box kite with easy-to-find materials.
Snag the big one with this DIY fishing lure.
Challenge your friends on this awesome DIY chess set.
Make history when you make an arrow the way Native-Americans did long ago.
Challenge your friends and family with this giant version of a classic game.
Add a touch of nature to your USB drive with this DIY case.
This easy-to-build training gear will prepare you for rocky trails.
A brilliant use of engineering and resources, this simple dome made out of snow blocks is both strong and versatile.
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.
With a few tools and some twigs and branches, you can make this durable rustic table today.
This simple bird feeder makes an ample platform for serving a flock of seed eaters.
If there is something too high to reach, this stool can help.
Make a barometer to give you a heads-up about weather conditions.
Attract birds to your backyard with this fun and stylish log cabin birdhouse.
You can build this picture frame with materials found around the house or yard.
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.
Want a natural nightlight? Use an LED light to catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern.
Store pencils, markers and brushes in this handy DIY pencil holder.
Show your mom just how great she is by making her a gift inspired by Mother Nature herself!
Learn to fly! Build one of these simple kites and reach for the skies.
Organize your fishing rods by building this simple wooden rack.
A diamond-shaped kite is easy to fly and will fly even in low wind speeds. Here's how to make one with newspaper.
Recycle old pallets and pants pockets to make this fun lawn game.
Use recycled materials to make a tiny neighborhood library where people can borrow, return and/or donate books.
Tell time with a homemade clock built with forks and spoons.
Charge up your power drill, sharpen that saw and make this cool custom-made Off-Shore Battle game.
World-class pumpkin carver Farmer Mike shows you how to carve a creative jack-o'-lantern.
Keep your keys organized with this handy wooden folder.
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!
This folding Scout Law ladder can be displayed at meetings, outings or any other Scouting events.
You can build your miniature golf course with any available combination of bricks, wood, aluminum siding, whatever works.
Not only are kazoos fun to play, they're easy to build. Here's how to make one.
Use recycled materials to make a GISMO 5 remote-controlled robot.
With just a few common items from around the house, you can make a simple microscope that's straight out of history.
Building a periscope is easier than you might think. Here are plans for a wooden periscope that is perfect for secret agent work.
Show off your knot-tying skills with this flag for your patrol, den, pack or troop.
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!
Do you wish you could dig money out of the ground? Raising worms in a worm bed can be a lucrative business.
Build a handy place to keep your keys, coins and other small stuff.
Make a fun flying vehicle with stuff found around your house.
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.
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