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This is what I've got for my bookshelves so far... and as you can see, it's not straight.  It's still a little wobbly because I haven't put…

Started by Sir

16 Feb 20
Reply by Sir

Storm windows

Where do I find this -- not an entire window, just this bit that slides up and down in the window? Not only do I not want to pay for the en…

Started by Sir

0 Feb 16

Bookcase weight

So I finally designed the bookcases for my house:  standalone cases not built-in shelves, but they're to be screwed into the studs with L-b…

Started by Sir

4 Feb 10
Reply by terry sperling

Cleaning vintage knife/marlinspike

I was given a WWII-era folding knife/marlinspike combo as a gift. I'd like to make use of it, but first it needs some TLC. The grip has som…

Started by Joshua

3 Jan 31
Reply by Capt. Charlie

Hunting: Questions, Concerns, and General Discussion!

It seems to me that not many men on the board are discussing the finer points of hunting, it's equipment or tactics. Why is this? There are…

Started by Matt Rick

9 Jan 31
Reply by Capt. Charlie


Hey, guys. I'm 25, got stationed out in Vegas not too long ago and looking for a new hobby. I've been considering fishing, but don't know t…

Started by Andrew

8 Jan 31
Reply by Capt. Charlie

What skill would you pick?

If you could choose any skill to learn what would you prefer to learn?

Started by Joshua

5 Jan 29
Reply by terry sperling

Hobbies while living in a dorm room

I'm living in my dorm room at college and I'm going crazy. I love to work with my hands and now that football seasons over and workouts onl…

Started by Chris Bedigian

1 Jan 28
Reply by Brian Wolfe

Bathtub wont drain need advice/help

I have been trying for weeks to get my tub to drain properly. I have used Drain-o, a couple of "Green" methods and nothing. I am thinking o…

Started by Ulises Torres

5 Jan 6
Reply by Forge

Cast Iron Skillet cooking

Seems to me that cooking can very well be a manly art. Certainly things like grilling or making the worlds best chili (no bean soup please)…

Started by Forge

11 Dec 17, 2016
Reply by Carl Monster


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