Do It Yourself Projects

DIY projects for the homemade life! Crafts and techniques, hand and power tools, repurpose and recycle, sewing and quilting, and woodworking.

Capper's Farmer Holiday Gift Guide 2017: For the Car, Shop, Home & Craft Room

Find smart, practical gifts for the car, shop, craft room and home.

How to Build a Saddle Rack

By Gina McKnight

Learn how to build your own saddle rack!

Homemade Root Beer: Part One

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

Root Beer is one of the greatest refreshments on a hot muggy day and home made is all that much better.

Easy to Make Suet Bird Feeders

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

Birds can use the extra fat that comes with a suet feeder when winter winds blow.


Stalking the Wild Christmas Tree

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

We successfully hunt down and capture a beautiful wild Christmas tree without getting into trouble.

My Olive Curing Experiment

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

The fifteen Mission olive trees on our ranch are begging for something to be done with their fruit.

How to Make an Almost Cost-Free Livestock Feeder

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

This feeder is easy and cheap to make, and it is safe and effective for your livestock.

How to Make a Solar Food Dryer

Follow these easy steps to make a solar food dryer, and stop worrying about wasting your excess vegetables.