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The Hot Carpenters of Instagram

The lathe spins clockwise faster than the eye can track. The bandsaw spreads apart a piece of walnut. The belt sander smooths a dowel. Sometimes…

An Old Truck Is the New Corvette

It used to be that buying a Corvette (or another similarly expensive sports car) was the most efficient way for a man to signal to…

Manly Man Things: The Swiss Army Knife

My dad gave me my first Swiss Army knife when I was 13: A memorable event, partly because knives are cool when you’re 13, and…

MacGyver Invented DIY Manliness

If the cheesy action shows of the ‘80s are remembered at all, it’s as a single, goofy image. Miami Vice is speedboats and white suits,…