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How to Build a Fort

How to Build a Fort

In the past, building a fort meant protection against impending attack. Today it means a structure for kids to play in. Here is a guide to making one yourself. Required Tools and Materials Several pieces of plywood Screws or bolts Nails Saw Curtains Tape measure (optional) Wiring and lights (for electricity) Drill Extension chords Choose […]

How to Build a Shed

How to Build a Shed

There are several reasons you’d want to build a shed. You can use it to store plants, furniture or other stuff. Here are the things you’ll need to accomplish the task. Required Tools and Materials Frames Saw Hammer Nails and screws Adhesives Concrete mix Tape measure Wood boards (several 2 x 4s) Metal or plastic […]

How to Build a Rat Rod

How to Build a Rat Rod

A ratrod is a barebones car that is designed for speed and racing. It should not be pretty and definitely not new. In fact, older cars make better ratrods. Building one can be easy but it may require some time, hard work, and minimal skills to assemble your ratrod. Without further adieu, here are the […]

How to Build a Deck

How to Build a Deck

Learning the ways of building a deck is best done by having all the necessary equipment close at hand. You can get these from home improvement or supply stores. Required Tools and Materials Nails Screws Ledger Paint Saw Drill Rake Pencils Cardboard forms Concrete Wood boards Shovels Hammer Tape Measure Plan the Layout First, check […]