DIY – Design You Trust

Crazy Woodworking Projects That Demonstrate The Mad Talent And Skills That Some People Have

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It’s incredible what people can do using their hands. Some hands perform surgeries and extinguish fires. Others draw beautiful landscapes, harvest crops from lands, or turn wood into furniture, sculptures, houses, guitars, you name it. This post is all about celebrating the latter – the art and craft of woodworking. Continue reading »

Chinese Man Makes Power Bank Able To Charge 5,000 Smartphones

YouTuber Handy Geng noticed that all his buddies had bigger power banks than his. “I’m not so happy with that,” he writes. It bothered him! In the video below, he claims he could not sleep. So Handy Geng decided to change that by building the biggest power bank of all. Continue reading »

This Guy Makes 3D Printed Helmets For His Cat

Thanks to 3D printers going mainstream, more and more awesome things are popping up around the internet. We already featured T-Rex arms for chickens, now it’s time to meet Rémy Vicarini who likes to make tiny helmets for his cat. Continue reading »

Budding Artist Spends Almost 100 Hours per Month Building Mini Pubs and Shops

A budding artist has spent 100 hours per month building miniature pubs and shops from across the country.

Bunty Marshall has an incredible eye for detail, crafting lifelike replicas of pubs, cafes, churches and landmarks which hold a special meaning for each of her clients. Continue reading »

Aerial Photographer Created A Miniature Utopian Village And It Took Him 2 Years To Finish

Ognyan Stefanov is an accomplished aviation photojournalist and graduate of the prestigious National Academy for Theater and Film Art in his native town of Sofia, Bulgaria. His award-winning aerial photographs have been featured at exhibitions and appeared in numerous global publications. Continue reading »

Japanese Modeler Shows a Clever 100-Yen Store Trick to Turn Your Figures Into Frozen Prisoners and Warriors

Figure and acrylic modeling artist @ume_k_bou writes in his Twitter profile that his motto for his craft is “free, easy, and dirty self-satisfaction”, and a quick look at his works proves that to be true. One of his most recent works involves a little DIY creation to “freeze” your models to give them an aesthetic boost that can be done with the help of a 100 yen store and household items. Continue reading »

Artist Spent 2 Years and 10,000 Lego Pieces Building This Brutalist House

According to Andy Donaldson: “I made Erno Goldfinger’s brutalist masterpiece Trellick Tower (London W10) out of Lego, using 10,000+ pieces, a few photos, and some measuring tape.” What a fantastic project! Continue reading »

A Winning Costume Made From Balikbayan Boxes

Overseas Filipino workers send stuff to their families in the Philippines through balikbayan boxes. The Filipino word “balik” means return and “bayan” means country. It is usually a big box of souvenirs for the whole family and the extended family members. These boxes are usually thrown away after being unloaded. Continue reading »

Poop Factory: The Best DIY Halloween Costume For Your Dog

Since the Halloween is rapidly approaching, here’s a simple and cheap solution for your dog’s costume. Alternatively: if you are too lazy to make one out of a cardboard box and toilet paper rolls, you can get one on Amazon. Continue reading »

This Artist Makes a Living Selling Terrible Origami On Etsy

Etsy user MrImprov is testing the adage that art is what you can get away with, selling terrible origami for $50,000 or less. Below are some of his reasonably-priced creations.

Commemorative Snow Pile – US$20.00

Celebrate the season with this commemorative pile of shredded paper! Each “snowflake” is folded differently, so the these piles are unique as Mother Nature herself! Terribly made. Continue reading »

Man from Belarus Aged 87 Made His Own Electric Car


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Meet Mikhail A. Parkalov from a small agricultural town Chirkovichi, Belarus. This man does not want to depend on somebody and he does everything by himself. To build a two-storey house, to assemble a tractor within a couple of days – such a handyman. Recently he decided to take it a step further and follow modern environmental trends by making his own electric vehicle. Continue reading »

This Woman Made A Coronavirus-Shaped Piñata For Her Friends’ 30th Birthday So They Could Get Revenge

According to Evelyne Dufresne: “Two of my best friends are celebrating their 30th birthday 2 weeks apart. The condition they gave us to celebrate them in a single birthday party was that it was supposed to be twice as epic. Trust me, it was supposed to be. But, as you know, due to the COVID-19 everything had to be canceled. Continue reading »

Dad Builds Incredible Tree House In His Garden For Kids For Just $150

Dad Joe Rackley has created something truly special for his two daughters after building them an incredible greenhouse during lockdown. Continue reading »

Artist Creates This Stunning Mosaic Floor Out Of 7,500 Pennies

While being in quarantine many of us have taken up DIY projects to pass the time or try out new hobbies. If you’re looking to try something besides, crocheting, tie-dying, or puzzles you’ll want to check this artist out! Continue reading »

IKEA Shares How To Make 6 Types Of Furniture Forts During Quarantine

If you’re quarantining with kids who are becoming increasingly bored, IKEA Russia has your back. The retailer has just released a new campaign, bringing back childhood adventures indoors. Continue reading »

This Guy Used An Old Samsung Monitor To Make A Legendary Plague Doctor Mask

Employees of the IT industry sometimes have to communicate with users. And they also need protection – like the legendary mask of the plague doctor, but with nuances. User of Pikabu social network used an old Samsung SyncMaster monitor to make this mask by himself. The result is amazing! Continue reading »

Cockblock Corona Mask: Mother Selling Social Distancing Penis Face Masks Raises Money For Non-Profit, So Far


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When people tell Utah mother Mindy Vincent that her face mask has penises on it, she: “Kindly [lets] them know this is how I determine they are too close, kindly back the f*** up.” That’s what Vincent said in a Facebook post featuring a selfie with her mask. It quickly went viral with more than 413, 000 shares. Continue reading »

During Lockdown, This Man Invested His Time Into Building A Staircase Wine Cellar That Holds 156 Bottles

The lockdown is the ideal time to do the things around the house that you’ve neglected for way too long—things like finally getting rid of the stuff you stashed “just in case” and ended up not using in 5 years or sorting the heap of clothes on that one chair at home. You know, the chair. Continue reading »

Japanese Twitter User Shares Simple And Clever Way To Make Your Own Reusable Mask

With a recent state of emergency declared, the spread of the novel coronavirus has hit Japan hard, and as a result many areas across the country are still dealing with a troubling mask shortage. While some companies have shifted their production focus to mask supply, and the government will be shipping 50 million reusable cloth face masks to those in need, many remain concerned about the length of the current lack of supply in areas. Continue reading »

Russian Designers Make The First DIY Anti-Coronavirus Cardboard Mask With A Replaceable Filter

Introducing BUMASK, a foldable cardboard mask with replaceable filter and defense against excessive viral load. Reduces the risk of coronavirus respiratory invasion and spreading through through close contact. Continue reading »

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture has created a novelty protective face mask with embedded lightweight wearable LED technology that lets the wearer to create their own animated warnings, messages, and designs. The mask can also display equalizer effects with the use of a smartphone microphone, exterior music or with just the wearer’s voice. Continue reading »

People Are Recreating “High Fashion” Looks From Household Items While In Quarantine


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Who would have thought that people will get so creative during COVID-19 quarantine? We’ve already featured Famous Painting Recreations and Australians In Costumes Taking Out Trash Bins. Now people have started to parody “high fashion”. You can follow their latest creations via #HomeCouture tag on Instagram. Featured below are the funniest examples. Continue reading »

Ex-Apple Mechanical Engineers Designed DIY Surgical Mask Brace

From the statement: “To help with the global shortage of N95 masks, a group of ex-Apple mechanical engineers got together to Fix The Mask. We are creating an open source surgical mask brace — improving the sealing and filtration efficiency of standard surgical masks. But while that’s pending, we’ve come up with this DIY surgical mask brace as an immediate solution. This is just the beginning…” Continue reading »

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

In the days of COVID-19, masks are a must-have. However, retailers are struggling to meet demand as panic buying strikes consumers across Japan. Sharp has begun production but who knows when the average consumer will get them. Even when the wayward store clerk manages to stock the random shipment, they are instantly snatched. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Turns Ordinary Things Into Epic Action Figures

Tomohiro Yasui is an artist known for his papercraft Kami-Robo robots which he has been making for the past 35 years, but also for his analog and digital illustrations and designs, professional wrestling masks, kigurumi costumes, and original crafts made of paper, felt, resin and all manner of materials and recycled parts. Continue reading »