We feature a lot of do-it-yourself projects here at Lifehacker, but oftentimes they seem undoable because they require a skill you don't have. Thankfully, there are quite a few DIY skills out there that are much easier to learn than you think.
Rule #1 of DIY: Never settle for what you're given. You can upgrade and improve just about anything with a little knowledge and elbow grease, especially if you know a little about electronics.
How I built an electricity producing Solar Panel
This is part 1 of a complete panel video. There will be three inexpensive options of panel sealing.
Solar power is a hot topic that makes sense, it's free energy once the hardware is paid for. I will show you a resource where you can get free solar panels.
Most us who've had school lockers or rental storage units know that lots of people trust inexpensive padlocks to secure their belongings. Tactical studies weblog ITS Tactical proves that this trust is a false sense of security by opening the two most...
(More of on this and other belt/buckle designs at http://mobiobione.wordpress.com/paracord-belt-carabiner-buckle-3-0-and-3-1/) This is what you end u...
I am not an electrical engineer, nor do I have access to any fancy test equipment. I've built some antennas that worked for me and thought I would share what I learned. I have no idea if this is safe for your radio or wirel...
Australian Avocados - Learn how to grow your own avocado tree from an avocado seed with this easy step by step process.
A few months back we took you to night school and walked you through building your own computer from scratch. What we didn't do at the time is give you a suggest parts list for that new computer.
The world's most awesome igloo.
I got to admit I havent tried this one out but apparently this works. This guy shows you how to build a fireball that you can hold without burning your hand.
bic pen - reinventing the most popular ballpoint
You need to split the song from one stereo audio track to two separate left and right tracks.
These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.