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Options for the spike: Hardened concrete nail, old drill bit. Taper and sharpen on a bench grinder with a bowl of water to prevent overheating. I have one quickie awl made from an old philips screwdriver with a ruined tip that I ground down. Everyone has some of these lying around, right? But not as pretty as this. I have one I made with a rosewood handle that was hand shaped and finished with BC gunstock finish. Prettiest icepick in my kitchen drawer!
Plane Your Wood Slabs With a Planing Sled That You Build
This a good fun project, but be aware that citrus trees are usually composed of root stock with scions grafted on them to make a healthy plant that is true to the parent plant. Also, you never know what the fruit will be like when it eventually does bear. Random genetic experiments like this seldom produce fruit as good as the fruit it came from. If I was going to commit time, space and energy to a fruit tree, I would decide what I want and buy a grafted seedling from a reliable source.
Why would you think this is a good grafting stock? Or top scion? Let us know how the experiment comes out?
How to Completely Refill a 1lb "disposable" Propane Bottle
The way I've used a screw extractor" Carefully drill into the screw, then gently tap the extractor into the hole and crank it out with a wrench. I didn't even know you could do it without a hole.
A switch would work. You could put motion sensing 3-ways at top and bottom of the stairs.
Easy Waterproof Clothing
What is the purpose of the notch in the blade? I've seen that in old knives before.
Tablesaw Outfeed Table
Slow Dance - A Fusion of Art and Magic
Looks like a great recipe. I usually start with a little oil in the pan before the butter. That prevents the butter from burning. (I don't know if that matters if you're using fake butter.) I usually use real butter for better flavor, but it is a little more tricky when sauteeing with it. You say to add enough butter to cover the sprouts. That would take over a pound. Would it be clearer if you say, "enough to cover the bottom of the pan"?
A little bacon fat helps, too, but there goes your "vegan" claim!
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power
Pallet Accent Wall
Low cost reliable & powerfull laser engraver
I think you could make the marble holes more easily by cutting notches in the center piece of wood before gluing. Getting the lip angle just right would be a bit tricky, but you could clamp the three pieces together to test and tweak with a rasp accordingly.
DIY Under Cabinet Lighting for Cheap!
I've used a couple, but don't remember the brand. One difficulty I had on one was that I had to crank the bolts down pretty hard to squeeze it all the way to the floor.
I never use wax rings any more. When I did, I usually tore up at least one before getting the toilet seated right, and the bolts in place without falling out. There are new rubber rings that are reusable.
Individual Beef Wellington with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce
Firing natural clay WITHOUT A KILN
Dry Shampoo - 2 Ways
Very nice. I plan to make something like this. What is the beam angle of the lights? Some of them are pretty narrow spots. Mounted that closely, it should be fine for the island area. They probably won't light up the counters very well though. You can get dimmable downlights too. That way you can get overpowered ones for when you really need it for cooking prep, but turn them down when just hanging around with tapas and wine. Color is also a consideration. I prefer "cool white" for task lighting, but some prefer "warm white". One change I want is to install the lights higher up in the fixture shining down through thin slats so the shine straight down, but doesn't make glare at an angle.
I think aquarium sililicone sealant is considered food safe(actually fish safe, but that should be the same)
Looks great! (but at first glance I thought it was an outhouse for your gnomes. I would scale it down a bit for path lighting.) I'm also trying to design some kind of path lights that don't fall apart like M@libus. Considerations: Light should shine down on pathway without blinding people walking toward it. Wiring connections: My system slowly died over a couple years as the wire connections got filled with dirt and corroded. I had put plastic cups over them and buried them but ants(?) carried dirt and moisture up into them. Next time I'm trying the waterproof silicone wirenuts. Solder is another alternative.
If I used regular wirenuts, I would fill them with silicone grease first, then wrap. I live in Florida, megahumidity! Those connectors with sharp spikes in them are less than worthless in a humid environment(inground). They might be okay under a deck with dielectric spray on them first. The main problem I see with wirenuts is that you have to cut the wire. I might try just stripping and folding over instead.
(burning man survivor) - I like the tennis ball idea(rocks will work, too. Plastic tarp clips are handy for attaching to a tarp at any point on the edge. - Housewrap makes a good cheap tent ground cloth(cut smaller than the tent, of course.) Just cut it a few inches smaller and lay it down before pitching the tent. It doesn't need to be tied. - Some say you should tie your tarps and tents with heavy rope. I prefer to use small string. Storm blows up, breaks string. Tent falls down. Tie on new string and put it all back up. When a big windstorm or thunderstorm blows in, SOMETHING will break!
Pruning Tomatoes For Maximum Yield
My thoughts after doing this on two kitchens:- I used flexible LED strips on one and LED bar lights for the other. It doesn't really matter that much what they look like because they are generally out of sight. The flexible ones can be stapled, glued or tacked in place. The bars can be supported by a wire or string loop. - I get LED units rated for 12VDC. They have their own regulators built in. I find 12 volt bricks in thrift stores for $2 to $3. Make sure the current rating is higher than the combined current of the lights. (I also plan to run battery power in the house from a solar charged battery for use in emergency or just to save power cost)- I have used ropelight for low glare lighting(very nice in a bathroom, mounted at the wall/ceiling. Some of these have an annoying flicker t...see more »My thoughts after doing this on two kitchens:- I used flexible LED strips on one and LED bar lights for the other. It doesn't really matter that much what they look like because they are generally out of sight. The flexible ones can be stapled, glued or tacked in place. The bars can be supported by a wire or string loop. - I get LED units rated for 12VDC. They have their own regulators built in. I find 12 volt bricks in thrift stores for $2 to $3. Make sure the current rating is higher than the combined current of the lights. (I also plan to run battery power in the house from a solar charged battery for use in emergency or just to save power cost)- I have used ropelight for low glare lighting(very nice in a bathroom, mounted at the wall/ceiling. Some of these have an annoying flicker that drives some people crazy. They will need an adapter circuit if this bothers you.- I put my lights on a motion sensor. This way you always have light when you enter the room and it always turns off when you leave.
DIY Irrigation Pots - a modern take on an ancient technique
Encyclopedia of ATX to Bench Power Supply Conversion
Bike wheel induction safety light
Any idea of CFM?
I've gotten a few of the waterproof floods. They came with a short pigtail with stripped wires. Instead of soldering a cord onto them, I opened up the housing, removed the pigtail and threaded a cord through the grommet, I used an old computer cord like you did with a diameter that would fit through the grommet. then you can wirenut or solder inside. This preserves the waterproof ability.
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homemade dry shampoo
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Make the best tweezers around
Infinite Band Clamp
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Remove rust easily and effectively with salt and electricity.
6 Hour Pickled Avocados
De-Rust Your Old Table Saw
Stich & Glue Plywood Canoe
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Mosquito Killing Ovitrap
My Home Assistant (Automation System)!
Solar powered air conditioning unit.
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Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials.
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