Dude Crafts: The Man’s Guide to Practical Projects, Backyard Ballistics, and Glorious Gags

December 24, 2019 - Comment

Dude Crafts is loaded with more than 50 slightly twisted, but somehow useful, projects that will keep crafty men out of trouble (or, sometimes, in it). Whether making life easier with ingenious hacks or providing self-amusement, the 50 projects presented in Dude Crafts are sure to get any guy’s creative wheels turning. These DIY projects will get you on the

Dude Crafts is loaded with more than 50 slightly twisted, but somehow useful, projects that will keep crafty men out of trouble (or, sometimes, in it).

Whether making life easier with ingenious hacks or providing self-amusement, the 50 projects presented in Dude Crafts are sure to get any guy’s creative wheels turning. These DIY projects will get you on the path to developing your own creations, and impressing your friends.

You’ll learn how to: Craft an iPad cover from an old bookBuild a metal forge out of a busted microwaveCook a meal in the dishwasherRe-purpose an electric saw into a cocktail blenderFashion a Swiss army knife for your keysOutfit an unsuspecting co-worker’s office chair with an air hornEach project is accompanied by a parts list and step-by-step photo instructions to get you building; often by hacking subpar stock goods or upcycling discarded objects into functional works of art and conversation pieces. No matter how off-kilter the project may appear on the surface, it’s sure to payoff as a useful tool, an art piece, the punch line to a practical joke or, best of all, a combination of all three.

Whatever the motive—to solve a problem, to play a joke, or for self-entertainment—Dude Crafts will get dudes off the sofa and into the workshop!

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Anonymous says:

I Got in A LOT of Trouble for This Purchase So, it’s like this. My 16yo son and I always go to our grandparents for Christmas. My son, like so many boys, disappears with his Campah for several hours and when they come back, they have built… something and want praise and cookies. I read the great reviews and purchased this as an Xmas gift for the two gentlemen. They opened on Xmas morning and immediately huddled together over with glittering eyes that filled my heart with a cold fear. My grandmother was initially pleased with the gift…

Anonymous says:

Waste of Money DUMB. Sucking booze out of a dolls head!!

Anonymous says:

Funny hardware tutorials Dude Crafts is an illustrated tutorial how-to guide with tongue firmly in cheek. The projects are way out there and silly and/or campy. They range from bizarre: a flask hidden inside a realistic baby doll (complete with baby-pack carrier) to the odd: a DIY paracord bullwhip, to the MacGuyverish: PVC freezing tubes for your favorite beverage coolers.Released 2nd Oct 2018 by Quarto on their Voyageur imprint, it’s 192 pages and available in hardcover format.While this book…

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