DIYODS!!! (do it your own dang self)
March 22, 2012 10:24 AM   Subscribe

What are the best DIY sites on the web?

I just discovered that my beloved readymade has gone under (I'm a little late to the party).

Is there anything along those lines regarding, but not limited to: furniture, craft projects, gardening etc. that offer instructional tutorials for interesting, creative and quirky projects with an undercurrent of enviromental/use what you got-ness to fill the void?
posted by ashtabula to opelika to Media & Arts (13 answers total) 110 users marked this as a favorite
I like Craft, if you're not limiting this to print media.
posted by sugarbomb at 10:31 AM on March 22, 2012

Instructables, Make: Projects.
posted by mcstayinskool at 10:34 AM on March 22, 2012

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

Featuring the BarBot (a robotic bartender) and the Eggbot (for decorating easter eggs) plus the legendary Candyfab 3D printer.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 10:41 AM on March 22, 2012
posted by ad4pt at 10:51 AM on March 22, 2012

recently on the blue, I can vouch for her furniture plans being totally awesome and easy to use, even for a total furniture novice.
posted by juliapangolin at 11:03 AM on March 22, 2012

4chan's /diy/. No, really! It's pretty good.
posted by codswallop at 11:29 AM on March 22, 2012 [1 favorite]

I like curbly, design sponge, and apartment therapy.
posted by shortyJBot at 12:28 PM on March 22, 2012

Young House Love is definitely very home-renovation and decor-centric, but they do a lot of different stuff (furniture/craft/garden/landscape/spray painting EVERYTHING) and they are always great about linking to other people's projects (see their quarterly Pinterest Challenges and Reader Redesigns)
posted by sararah at 12:31 PM on March 22, 2012 [1 favorite]

Pinterest. The DIY & Crafts section is great, and you can always just do a search for 'tutorial'.
posted by elsietheeel at 12:32 PM on March 22, 2012 [1 favorite]

I get tons of ideas from
posted by freshwater at 12:48 PM on March 22, 2012

Furniture? It's hard to beat Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer.

Popular Woodworking's online I Can Do That! column might also be a great fit.
posted by talldean at 12:25 PM on March 23, 2012 [1 favorite]

posted by penguinkeys at 12:43 PM on March 23, 2012

Manhattan Nest and Ikea Hackers
posted by jgirl at 8:02 PM on March 23, 2012

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