Dec
14
By Ben Uyeda

HMM x Star Wars DIY Projects


Star Wars DIY Projects In honor of The Last Jedi we got all of our Star Wars DIY projects and put them in a single post. Storm Trooper Planter: I am very fond of this DIY Storm Trooper planter because of the way we were able to save the packaging from a mask and turn […]


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Oct
28
By Ben Uyeda

Blog: DIY Concrete Slab Foundation


I bought a Rubbermaid tool shed from Home Depot and made the mistake of trying to build it directly on uneven ground. It said in the instructions that it could be assembled on “reasonably” flat ground but this wasn’t reasonable. I went to Home Depot and got a bunch of Quikrete crack resistant concrete and […]


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Oct
4
By Ben Uyeda

Oven Upgrade and Bread Recipe


My mom is an excellent baker even though she had an old beat up stove. The oven that she had used for years to feed me, my brothers and sisters finally broke down completely so I conspired with my dad, my sisters, and my friends from the The Home Depot to surprise her with a […]


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Jun
15
By Ben Uyeda

2017 Half Year Update!


I can’t believe we are already halfway through 2017. It has been an epic year so far and I thought I would share some of the highlights as well as some moments that didn’t make it into project videos. This post is sponsored by Acura, who has been awesome to work with. They hooked me […]


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Aug
25
By Ben Uyeda

Quikrete’s One Bag Wonder!


Our friends over at Quikrete are hosting a concrete design competition! You can win up to $5000 in cash prizes, just show them what you can create out of one bag of Quikrete concrete mix. Here are few of the projects I’ve done in the past with a bag of concrete: You can find the […]


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Apr
23
By Ben Uyeda

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!


Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought it would be fun to share some of the projects on the site that other people designed.  Even though I am known for my simple modern designs […]


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Feb
22
By Ben Uyeda

RYOBI Nation’s 1st Blogger Build Off!


Check out Ben in RYOBI Nation’s first ever Blogger Build Off! I was invited by RYOBI to a friendly completion with other DIY bloggers. It’s all for fun, but the winner gets to donate a bunch of power tools to a charity of their choice. I chose Project H. This great organization teaches children making […]


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Jan
5
By Ben Uyeda

Ben’s TEDx Talk: Why I left architecture to design furniture


In this TEDx talk about design and architecture, I explain why I left my successful architecture firm to give away my design ideas for affordable modern furniture for free on the internet. Cheers! Ben


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Sep
8
By Ben Uyeda

The HomeMade Modern Book – Now Available for Pre-order!


The HomeMade Modern book is now available for pre-order and will be released on November 17th 2015.


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