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The best of…do-it-yourself projects

Make Your Own Chewing Gum Kit, Baconkit, and more

Make Your Own Chewing Gum Kit
Making chewing gum can be “a fun weekend project” for children or even adults. You might even pick up a little chemistry knowledge in the short time before you’re “blowing bubbles you cooked up yourself.”
$13, amazon.com
Source: Gizmodo

Brit Kits
Rising DIY guru Brit Morin makes it easy to stay crafty by offering a subscription to kits that arrive once a month with everything you need to knock out a simple home project.
$20 per month, shop.brit.co
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

DIY Guitar Pick Punch
“Old plastic” doesn’t need to be discarded. Put this simple tool in the hands of a resourceful musician and expired credit cards or hotel card keys can “rock new lives as guitar picks.”
$25, thinkgeek.com
Source: RealSimple.com

Baconkit
This kit created by a Seattle charcuterie makes it easy to cure your own bacon. Maple sugar, a thermometer, and a curing bag are all provided. All you need is 5 lbs of pork belly, a week’s curing time, and an oven.
$25, baconkit.com
Source: Uncrate.com

Age Your Own Whiskey Kit
Washington state’s Woodinville Whiskey Co. lets the customer play master distiller, with a kit that includes two bottles of unaged whiskey, an aging barrel, and tasting glasses. Three months’ patience not included.
$150, binnys.com
Source:
RealSimple.com

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