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August 30, 2007
Welcome back!

With a three-day weekend ahead you have more time than ever to try out some new projects. Check out some great ideas below.
Make your own Embossed Business Cards using Acid Etching
Etch, press, and print your way to some unique cards.
posted by bofthem on Aug 30, 2007
How to bind your own Hardback Book
The art of book binding is an ancient craft, but actually it is not very difficult to do.
posted by KaptinScarlet on Aug 29, 2007
Build an antique style crystal radio
Enoy your radio the truly old-fashioned way.
posted by Ohm on Aug 29, 2007
Wiimote Rubens Tube: Control Fire With Sound! (And a Nintendo Wiimote!)
Fire + music + Wiimote? What could go wrong with that?
posted by ScaryBunnyMan on Aug 28, 2007
Quick Banana Nut Bread
You can't argue with a dessert that takes just five minutes to make.
posted by RealSimple.com on Aug 24, 2007

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Soar to great heights.
Launch It: Patriot Model Rocket
Make your own rocket. No kit required!
posted by kruser495 on Aug 27, 2007
Rebuild a bicycle rear hub
Become a bike whiz and learn to fix most freewheel hubs on the market today.
posted by Prometheus on Aug 27, 2007
How to use a wet tile saw to cut glass bottles
Discover the joys of using a wet tile saw to cut glass.
posted by WUVIE on Aug 27, 2007
Gas Grill Renovation
Bring your grill back from the dead for Labor Day weekend.
posted by digrat on Aug 26, 2007
Polyphasic Sleep
Live your life on just 2-3 hours of sleep a day.
posted by rachel on Aug 24, 2007
Now go build something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

-Eric