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.”
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.”
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.
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.