"Craft" may evoke images of macrame, needlepoint, and yarn, but on Instructables, we've got plenty of manly crafts too, like high tensile strength bracelets that can save your life, wood carved spoons that will keep you fat through the winter, knitted cozies to keep your gun warm, and instructions on how to make a 5 cent wedding ring that's bound to impress any woman.

How to weave medieval cords for trimming, bracelets or necklaces. style
One of the things that make home-made crafts so special is the detailing.Even if you are following a purchased pattern, the way you finish things off can make them individual or personal.One way of de...
Braiding eight cords into a flat braid style
Everyone can braid things, right? Can you braid more than 3 things? Here is how to braid 8 strands of cord, string, yarn, leather strips or you name it.
How to make a wooden spoon, the viking way style
I will show you how to make a wooden spoon out of green applewood. Using only my handmade viking tools.
Designing Cardboard Furniture style
Create more spaces that weren't there before, save a tonne by creating you're own furniture out of cardboard and watercolour tape. You'll find several nifty tricks and tips here and in following inst...
Knit Condom style
While completely impractical, this knitting project makes a very hilarious gift to a special someone who thinks you are completely nuts about knitting. I started this project not knowing what it woul...
Five-Cent Wedding Band style
Tired of gold and diamonds? Perhaps you're a bit cool on that whole "diamonds are forever" bit? Maybe you're reluctant to prop up the De Beers cartel? Gold is nice, but doesn't it leave a bad taste...
Wooden faced wristwatch style
I have a thing for watches, and nicely figured wood, sadly I've only been able to find a couple of wood based watches. It sounded like a lovely weekend project to fab up a new face for a regular watch...
Paracord Bracelet with a Side Release Buckle style
This tutorial will show how to make a paracord bracelet with a side release buckle. When made on a larger scale, you can make this for use as a dog or cat collar as well. I get my paracord from the Su...
Bicycle Top Tube Protector style
I made this a couple of years ago, well before I knew about Instructables. I think it's a perfect topic: making something extremely useful from recycled parts / pieces. This is the kind of thing I've...
How to make a hanging potted plant rope holder: kinda style
AKA: How to impress your loved one by making her the hanging potted plant holder that she wanted to buy, when you really didn't know what the heck you were doing. Making a Potted plant hanger out of ...
Inflatable Love Seat style
An inflatable shrine to my girlfriend. It was the tackiest and softest thing I could think of making. It would make a fine addition to anyone's home