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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May
7
By Ben Uyeda

Listen to a BrainPick Podcast with Ben!


I had a lot of fun doing the BrainPick podcast hosted by Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff! Bob is a great guy and one of my favorite Youtubers.


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Apr
26
By Ben Uyeda

HMM X RYOBI Phone Works Tool Giveaway


TRANSFORM YOUR PHONE INTO YOUR SMARTEST TOOL with the Phone Works™ suite from RYOBI. Our friends at RYOBI are giving us some new tool packages to give away! The RYOBI Phone Works™ Inspection Package features: These are the same tools used in the DIY Home Insulation Upgrade Experiment: Entering the contest is EASY! All you […]


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Nov
10
By Ben Uyeda

HMM X The Home Depot Holiday #DIYWorkshop


This weekend I had a great time hosting a holiday-themed DIY workshop at The Home Depot South Loop Chicago store. We built a bunch of plywood Xmas trees, enjoyed coffee and donuts and discussed ideas for future DIY projects. Most of my interaction with the HMM audience is online, so it was nice to meet […]


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