Log Round Coasters

Log round coasters are a simple project with a very earthy appeal. They require very few tools and can be customized to almost any design. They make great gifts for friends and family. Materials:  Solid log that has no splits or obvious cracks Polyurethane finish Tools: Hand saw Wood burning kit Step 1: Pick out …

Firestarter

Starting fires can be a tricky process. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we receive so much rain that most of the wood appears to be perpetually wet. This makes fire starting a pain. These fire starters are excellent and take three common ingredients to make. Materials: -Candle Wax -Sawdust -Egg carton -Small pot -Stove Cut …

Solar Flashlight

I was in the Restore awhile back when I spotted a collection of broken solar garden lights. The Restore is a local store that sells salvaged materials. I purchased two lights for a dollar. Materials: -Solar garden light -Chocolate tin Tools: -Gorilla Glue -Caulk -Screwdriver I carefully removed the solar cells from the plastic mounts. …