Category Archives: D.I.Y Projects


Creating a DIY Toy: Part 2

You guys have seen our inspiration and concept designs for our DIY toy and now it’s time to pull it all together and create them!   What we used: Blank DIY toy Styrofoam ball Silicone toy (since Easter is coming up we found a chick


DIY Valentine’s Day Gift for Your Lady or Fellow

We’ve made two DIY Valentine’s Day projects for you to make with items you may already have in your workshop! The first is a leather bracelet with hex nuts. What we used: Leather lace 12 hex nuts #8-32 Scissors  Ruler Tape (we suggest packing tape)


DIY GUY: Cork Pencil Holder

We’ve been working with cork at lot recently: we used it for the packaging of our mōd Power Kit’s and since we have acquired a plethora of knowledge on the benefits of using this material. Cork is essentially a very sustainable material. It comes from the bark


DIY Guy: Christmas Gift- Etched Glass

You’ve done it again… Christmas is on its way fast and you have no idea what to get anyone. Lucky for you, ANDesign has your back with this DIY project to personalize a simple gift.     What we used: Glass Etching cream Vinyl X-acto


DIY Guy: On the go Cable Holder

The last thing you want to worry about when you’re on the go is losing your phone’s wall charger, headphones or your tablet/laptop charger. We’ve put together a simple way to carry these items without having them scattered around your home, office or car. What

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Fireplace Face Lift DIY

Are you thinking about a quick and easy face lift for that old fireplace? We were!! Slate and natural stones are all the rage but also very expensive and expertise in masonry is key,, Our fireplace is already brick, and the brick and motor is


The Votes Are In!

Last week we asked our Facebook fans to vote for their favorite DIY Guy logo design to kick off the new column launch.  Written by ANDESIGN founder and principal designer Andrew Namminga, DIY Guy offers step by step advice on the latest ANDESIGN projects and

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DIY GUY: concrete table top

Necessary Materials: 4×8 sheet MDF wood, 1/2 in thick two 80 lb bagss of concrete counter top mix (we used QUIKRETE) silicone concrete sealant Box of 1 inch wood screws Trowel Level Steel mesh or rebar Drill Mixing Attachment for Drill Measuring Tape Level Water