4 DIY & Handy Subreddits Worth Checking Out

Joshua Lockhart 15-08-2012

diy subredditConfession time, real quick. I’m not a manly man 10 Top Men’s Magazine Sites That Are Available Online for Free Here are the top ten magazine websites you can catch online for free. Or at least, a substantial portion of their content. There is a lot to choose from as popular names have gone for... Read More … I mean, I understand the whole nonsense about gender stereotypes and such, but I want you to think real hard and just bear with me for moment. Consider someone like Burt Reynolds or even maybe Jason Statham. Those are manly men, right? You can just tell. This is what I mean by “manly men”, and I am definitely not one of them.


As you may know, these “manly men” tend to take charge and do projects themselves. They even sometimes have classy shortcuts for getting through life (something maybe as simple as taking a picture of their coat check receipt with their phone The Best Free Video Game Ringtones (And How to Add Them to Your Phone) Here's how to make your phone geeky with retro video game ringtones and notification sounds from Mario, Sonic, Pokémon, and more. Read More in case it gets lost at a fine restaurant). Unfortunately, I lack these skills. However, one day, I found Reddit Save Money On Travel, Learn About Space, Reddit Of The Week And More [Best Of Reddit] Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages; welcome to another fine edition of the Best of Reddit.. On the agenda for today, we have some outer space stuff, some travel advice from... Read More , and it gave me hope that maybe some day I could acquire them!

Below, we have four subreddits that have everything to do with DIY and suave tips for life, and you really should start reading about them right now.


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Are you looking for a few more do-it-yourself projects to take on? Also, are you interested in seeing what other DIY-ers are trying out? Reddit’s r/DIY is a fantastic place to view, learn, and discuss these types of projects. As a note, you should be aware that a lot of these projects are incredibly unique, creative and interesting.

After browsing just today, I learned how to make a keg out of a watermelon, and I also saw how a guy and his grandfather created a wall clock out of a desktop’s motherboard. These are the types of projects that hit r/DIY daily, so if you are interested, you should give it a shot.



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Reddit’s r/LifeProTips is a subreddit that is all about handling day-to-day mini-obstacles that happen in life. Furthermore, it also gives you some ideas on how to bypass some of the more complicated parts of living. For instance, one of the topics I saw today was on how to get away with sleeping two hours a night (nope – not kidding.) In addition to that, there was a nice little tip on how to keep salespersons 4 Alternative Models To Advertising That Are Working Right Now Advertising shouldn't be the only way for content producers to make money. Luckily, it isn't - plenty of reputable organizations fund themselves without ads, online and off. You, the readers, had a few things to... Read More in department stores from hassling you – just wear headphones while walking around.

These tips are pretty interesting, and personally, I’ll probably be spending more time here.


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Have you ever just wondered how people do things? I know that’s a very broad and nearly silly question. However, I believe we can all answer it with an enthusiastic “yes!” Reddit’s r/HowTo is home to many videos 4 Free Tools For Online Video Editing Video editing online has helped to turn everyone into armchair filmmakers. Here are the best five editors on the web. Read More (and a few self posts) that offer how-to advice on activities that range from drawing the human body all the way to how to open a can without using a can opener. This subreddit is a useful tool when just wanting to learn how to do new things.


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I can’t count how many times I’ve broken something and not known how to fix it. Furthermore, it always seems to be something that everybody knows how to fix except me, and it’s just a little too embarrassing to ask anyone. Reddit’s r/FixIt is devoted to helping you with simple repair tasks that include how to fix a refrigerator, how to fix 3D glasses Why An Augmented Reality Future (Google Project Glass) Scares Me [Opinion] At the beginning of April Google unveiled Project Glass, a new effort to bring smartphone functionality to your eyeball(s). And that's not me overstating the case. This is a HUD (Heads-Up Display) offering augmented reality,... Read More , and even how to fix a clogged pipe.

This subreddit is done a little differently in that users will often ask how to do something and commenters will come to the rescue.  However, I feel as though this is a site worth keeping bookmarked.



These subreddits are surefire ways to help you with your knowledge for real-world challenges and projects. However, that’s not all of them.

What other subreddits do you know of that can help you with similar challenges or projects? How have these subreddits helped you?

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  1. Edward Bellair
    October 23, 2012 at 11:30 pm

    More sites to check out. Thank you.

  2. Ed
    August 25, 2012 at 1:33 am

    Burt Reynolds? How do real men treat women? There's a difference between being a just man and just being a male.

  3. Roman Vávra
    August 15, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Many thanks! :)

  4. Joel Lee
    August 15, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Wow. /r/HowTo and /r/FixIt are the type of subreddits I was looking for a while back. Thanks! Now I can find ways to get my hands dirty.

  5. Mani Ahmed
    August 15, 2012 at 5:02 am

    interesting compilation ... though coming from a labor rich country, we have the benifit of getting a lot of these things very cheap and in return being cheap labor for the others at things we are good at ... none the less this is a good tool website to get help!