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Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids by Todd Davis

Pack the summer itinerary with projects from Handy Dad ($17) and you’ll quickly rise the “world’s coolest dad” rankings. With projects ranging from skate ramps to zip lines, Davis an extreme sports athlete and host of HGTV’s Over Your Head, covers 25 awesome projects that take anywhere from a few minutes to an entire weekend to accomplish. With an emphasis on easy-to-find or household materials, the guide is full of photographs, simple instructions and illustrations for you and the Junior to tackle this summer. Our picks: water-pressured rocket, go-cart and the bike jump.

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