Instructables: exploring - living - glass Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:17:31 PST BLOX v1.01 Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament
Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> zaphodd42 I taught myself stained glass a few years ago. After becoming familiar with soldering techniques and making a few two dimensional panels and windows, I sought to create an interesting three dimensional project. These twelve point stars not only include an element of geometry, but have a truly eleg...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:03 PST
A Cork Box for your Mystical Orb
A Cork Box for your Mystical Orb - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZeeTiman Hi Folks! Mystical orbs don't like to be naked outside in the cold. Today I'm going to teach you how to make a cork box which will provide a good cozy home. Obtain a gargantuan block of cork Or a minuscule block of cork. It's up to you. But you're going to need a block of cork, that's for sure....
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:59:20 PST
5 things to make from Bottles
5 things to make from Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture What to do with all those empty bottles?Why not try bottle cutting!In this instructable we are looking at 5 things you can make from empty glass bottles. Drinking glass Ashtray Vase Candle Holder Egg CupThere are different techniques to cut the bottles.I personally do it this way.I score the li...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:51:04 PST
Vodka Magnum bottle lamp
Vodka Magnum bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> lcanovi Reuse a Grey Goose 1.5 l making a table lamp! Bottom Cutting using a glass-cutter and several hot/cold cycles remove the bottom Carving the support In a square and sanded piece of wood, carve a 6mm width circle. The diameter must be the same of the bottle's Holes and wires Two holes in two...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 02:54:00 PST
How to Clean an LCD or Plasma Television
How to Clean an LCD or Plasma Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> BizOfTech Smudges, Finger Prints and Dust are not something you want on your LCD or Plasma Screens. To have an ideal viewing experience you will need to keep your screen clean. You can't just scrub your TV with anything, you need to be careful, because the coatings on screens is often pretty delicate. Remembe...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:23:44 PST
Molten Glass & Porcelain Pendant
Molten Glass & Porcelain Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design What makes these beautiful pendants extra special is a crystalline lake of glass in the center of each one. These pendants can be as varied as you want to make them by experimenting with size, shape, colors and type of glass. They are smooth and wonderful to the touch and make excellent gifts. Wha...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:12:29 PST
Wine Bottle and glasses Holder
Wine Bottle and glasses Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This is a great project for any wine or champaige conisure. This is a bottle and glass holder and carrier. It is made out of a piece of wood. I added stain to mine to make it look nice. This is cool cause you can carry four glasses and a bottle with one hand. Also it looks cool sitting on a counter...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:04:38 PST
Light bulb - Terrarium
Light bulb - Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rey-vB Turn a blown bulb into a mini terrarium....This instructable is longer than other bulb-terrarium instructables.This is due to the foot piece and also the stuff you put inside the bulb.Enjoy! Safety You will need the following safety equipment:1) Safety glasses;2) Mouth mask;3) Safety gloves. To...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 03:42:47 PST
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks!
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> AustinLLS Of course browsing dollar stores isn't entirely new to many Instructables users - but maybe you have never entered to one of these budget friendly places for supplies. This is the Instructable for you!Did you see something on Instructables or Pinterest you wanted to try yourself?Did you want to exp...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:29:13 PST
Beer Glass Wall Mount
Beer Glass Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I had a set of glasses that I got at a beer tasting event that I decided to hang on the wall. Theses glasses are pretty cool there smaller and get for small mix drinks. There a cool cocktail drink glass but can also make this will full size glasses. This was pretty easy to make I had scrap wood layi...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:18:35 PST
Molecule Wine Glass Charms
Molecule Wine Glass Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhutchison Used these charms to identify your glass at a party.The designs were etched with a wood burner and are representations of molecules to do with drinks:SugarWaterEthanolCitric AcidGlassCarbon DioxideI took a little bit of artistic licence with the glass molecule because of its crystalline structure. I...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:41:39 PST
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass)
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass) - More DIY How To Projects]]> hockeybbot What is that? You have a bunch of friends coming over and no drinking glasses? Do you have any sodas or beer? Assuming you do not realize your friends can drink straight from those, lets make you a new glass.Be warned, this is not a strong glass. It is a cool glass though :D What You Will Need ...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:50:50 PST
Glass Bong Paracord Wrap
Glass Bong Paracord Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> G-mo Well I bought a new bong but, I almost break it while I was cleaning it and since its a water bong will be wet an slippery most of the time, so I decide to go tactical and wrap some paracord to avoid to drop it. Clean your piece You need a clean glass to start with, an usual alcohol cleaning wi...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:33:35 PST
Tabasco Bottle Shot Glass
Tabasco Bottle Shot Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster Make a shot glass from an empty Tabasco bottle!This is a relatively easy project, and only requires a few simple tools to complete. This is the first time I've ever attempted to cut a glass bottle into two parts, and I was surprised by how easy it was. Unfortunately I didn't get a completely perfect...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 22:58:13 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank
Jam Jar Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> smori This piggy bank is meant to look like a real strawberry jam jar so that you can hide your money in plain site. It's perfect for when you need a little extra cash in a 'jam'! Gather Your Materials You will need: jar with a lid red tissue papercardboardMod Podge or another glue that will dry clear...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Lego Head Jar
Lego Head Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble This is a gift bag for kids leaving our birthday party. We filled them with bouncy balls and Hershey kisses. Of course. It's super easy to make and make for a very durable little container fit for play doh. Materials Materials and toolsGerber baby food jars(clean)A little scotch brite and alcohol...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:57:14 PST
Fun & Easy Jewelry
Fun & Easy Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha About a year ago I started learning to make my own jewelry. It's incredibly easy and I need something to go with a specific outfit or for a specific purpose, I can whip it up in a flash. From start to finish it only takes a couple of hours (because of drying times). It's also a lot of fun, makes gre...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:06:58 PST
Fun & Easy Mason Jar Mosaics
Fun & Easy Mason Jar Mosaics - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha I love jars. I have all kinds all around my house waiting for a purpose. I was very excited when I knew the Mason Jar Challenge was coming, the only problem I started to have was deciding what projects to focus on. For this Instructable, I decided to go with mosaics. I love mosaics because they can ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 07:52:01 PST
DIY Glass Ornament
DIY Glass Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> inspiretomake It's the most wonderful time of the year... =) Tools For this project I was using:80w Soldering iron - tape - is special tape for stained glass work. You can use an aluminium or copper adhesive tape for duct work if you cut it in a thin 5m...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:55:47 PST
Glass Paintings
Glass Paintings - More DIY How To Projects]]> matt.goldberg.77 The project started with two sketches - a chicken and an alligator Transfer of sketches Step 2 was to transfer these sketches onto large butcher paper the same size as the glass panels. Transfer onto glass Step three is to trace the line drawings onto the glass from the butcher paper undern...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:49:07 PST
Building Skyrim Armor
Building Skyrim Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZombTech In this Instructable I shall teach you the way of foam smithing yourself some epic skyrim steel armor and a nifty iron helmet. I know its not as cool as daedric armor, but lets be honest that stuff is so main stream anyways haha. Well lets get to building now shall we!?What you will need: • Eva foam...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:10:29 PST
Wall Shot Glass Holder
Wall Shot Glass Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This is a cool way to store shot glasses. You can make it to fit as many shots as you want. I made mine to fit four shot glasses. This was inexpensive to make. I had a spare piece of wood that I used to make this. It is held up on the wall with to small L brackets. I stained mine to give it a nice l...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:50:30 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a sea glass mosaic bowl that I made as a Christmas gift.Supplies Bowl (This one was painted at a paint your own pottery studio)Sea glassGlue (hot glue or guerrilla glue)Grout (unsanded works best, but I used sanded for this piece) or plaster of parisSpongeHigh Gloss Stone/Tile...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:49:48 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Mason Jar Pincushions!
Mason Jar Pincushions! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Mason Jar Pincushions!Make an adorable and totally functional pincushion jar!Perfect for filling with all kinds of sewing paraphernalia! Supplies! You will need:Ball Mason Jars...1/2 pint size Elite collection...wide mouth!They are so cute because they are so squatty!Best place I found to buy the...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:50:40 PST
Easy Custom Beer Mug
Easy Custom Beer Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuzukiDHP Great Gift! and super easy!!!Materials Neededexacto knife popsicle stickslatex glovespainters tapevinyl Armour EtchAlcoholBeer MugPrinter Prep your Glass Clean surface off with the rubbing alcohol. Create your stencil Print off what you want to etch, then cut it out. Cut out a piece of vinyl s...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:13:46 PST
Ice Shot Glass
Ice Shot Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This is a cool different way to take shots. You can make these with stuff you probably have around the house. These are ice shot glasses so they will be slippery. The longer they are out of the freezer the more slippery they will be. Clear some space in the freezer and start making. Get your supplie...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 17:33:54 PST
Reinforced glass salt/pepper shaker
Reinforced glass salt/pepper shaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> matt392 A quick Instructable that will reinforce a glass salt/pepper shaker to help prevent it from breaking when it is knocked to the floor. This one was designed for use in a pizzeria in the Financial District in downtown Manhattan. It is not pretty, but it is functional. Parts:1. 1/2 inch foam pipe insul...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:57:41 PST
Artful Fences
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> Beetlesmart I like to enjoy beauty in everyday things. My family spends a lot of time in our backyard and recently I found myself looking at my drab fence. I was sitting in a patio chair with a blue glass bottled water; the sun was shining through it and it gave me an idea. Bits of glass lit up by the sun wo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
how to make a mosaic glass window
how to make a mosaic glass window - More DIY How To Projects]]> lharper2 Supplies: Old Window (I got mine at the Re-store)Glass mosaic pieces, glass beads, anything glass to glue on the window panesE6000 GlueGrout Glue mosaic pieces onto old window panes After you get your supplies put together, use the E6000 glue to glue the glass pieces on the window panes. glue the...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:48:01 PST
Halloween Lantern
Halloween Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dream_catcher In this instructable I'll will show you how to make a halloween lantern from a wineglass.With a glue gun and some paint, you can make a cheap and easy decoration piece or prop for halloween. Materials Material: Wineglass Paint (black, purple and white) CandleTools: Glue Gun Marker Matches / li...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:22:40 PST
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres - More DIY How To Projects]]> JayTimeTV The goal was to make 90 centerpieces that would contain these amazing grow spheres that would be centerpieces for a cocktail-esque fundraiser event. Find a good fit Pick out a groovy piece of glassware to display your spheres. Roughly 90-100 jumbo grow spheres fit nicely into one of our large ma...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbridwell Bake Cupcakes And Cool I just used a box cake and icing! You can do home made if you prefer! Go by directions on box! To keep cupcakes moist it is vital to time your cupcakes! Toothpick test is good to go by! Stick toothpick in center, if it comes out clean, the cupcakes are done! As soon as you...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:53:24 PDT
Coolest Cup Holders Only $2 a Cup Holder
Coolest Cup Holders Only $2 a Cup Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gash145 Want a cool idea for a car that will make it a little different or say more unique than your friends? This project cost $40 for all the supplies but with that you can make up to 16 cup holders depending on the size of the cup holders. With 16 that's 8 cars for $38 that's $4 a car for unique cup hold...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:09:50 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains
Milky window - makeshift curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> spunk When you live on a students budget you want to spend as little as possible on rent. In Germany the concept of dormitory isn't as common as in the US, most students here live in the city center in "shared apartment communities". That's how I lived the last few years and I'm pretty happy with my housi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Sandblasting Glass
Sandblasting Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> heypatima Sandblasting glass is fun and easy! It's a great way to repurpose old bottles to use around the house. Materials needed:- Clean and dry glass bottles, vases, or drinking glasses- Masking tape (a variety of widths)- Exacto knife- Cutting board- Straight edge- Sandblaster- Your design! Setting Up Yo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:01 PDT
Drawing table - Glow Box
Drawing table - Glow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> FonSter This box was a present for an artist who's been looking to buy one for some time.Since we couldn't find what we were looking for, we decided to go DIY.This drawing table is appropriate for paper up to A4 size. It's also small enough to fit on your lap while drawing (if you're used to draw like that)...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:50:53 PDT
Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster)
Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> twimh Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster)Proyecto sencillo para evitar rayones en el barniz de las mesas y darle un toque especial a nuestras reuniones. Materiales -MDF 3mm ( 1/8") de 12 cm X 50 cm -Aerosol transparente o dependiendo del color que elijas para tus piezas-Lijas de No 220 y 420 ( o lija mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:19:58 PDT
Revamp Old Jars (Into Juice Glasses!)
Revamp Old Jars (Into Juice Glasses!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> brn1986 Hey everyone!I found these really cute vintage jars at a garage sale this weekend. The whole box of them cost $1 (There were 14 in total) and I brought them home thinking they would make cute juice glasses. I decided to personalize them a little bit more by adding phrases (mainly to do with the mor...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:36:18 PDT
A beer for two flames
A beer for two flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi When you wish to decorate a party, or add some interesting features at pub tables, you can use empty beer bottles and a pair of flames. Follow this simple tutorial to understand what I mean. Cut the bottle With an empty beer bottle you can make much more than trash it! If you don't believe me mak...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
Mosaic Stairs
Mosaic Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carebearmom Do you want to make your staircase a focal point in your home? Are your basement stairs lacking luster and you don't want to pour money into a new type of wood? Well a cheap and easy solution is to mosaic your stairs! The greatest cost of the project is time! The rest of the cost depends on what...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:49:59 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis This is the first part of series (hopefully) of Instructables where I will show how to upcycle things to the maximum. I'm going to start with something simple - a glass bottle.Probably many of us have tried making a glass from a wine bottle and threw out the left over part of the bottle. I was doing...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
Best Glass Cleaner Ever
Best Glass Cleaner Ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> ABCass1 I have used of ton of commercial bought glass cleaners for home and auto. And they all leave either the nasty ammonia smell or had streaks. I have seen the homemade glass cleaners, but vinegar( to me) smells nasty. But then all was changed when I found out about the baby Shampoo glass cleaner. The...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:40:11 PDT
Top 5: Unique Ways to Open bottles Without an Opener
Top 5: Unique Ways to Open bottles Without an Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Best Hobbies Blog Five great ways to open any beer or soda bottle when you don't have a bottle opener handy. From car keys and doors to belt buckles. You'll never have trouble opening another bottle!When you're finished enjoying this instructable, check out my website for more of my written how-to's and tutorials or ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:59:47 PDT
Keepsake jar with secret messages
Keepsake jar with secret messages - More DIY How To Projects]]> kamadesign Make a wonderful gift for the weddingcouple to treasure for years to come. The idea is to let the guests at the wedding write a word which describes what they wish the happy couple for the future. Words like "happiness", "passion" and "adventures" are written down on a piece of paper, put in a small...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:58:58 PDT
DIY Wedding Cake Cutting Utensilsand Bride and Grooms Glasses
DIY Wedding Cake Cutting Utensilsand Bride and Grooms Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> Betty Blaze DIY / upcycled wedding cake cutter and Bride and Groom Glasses We needed Cake Cutting Utensils and Glasses on the cheap and so here is how we did it.We wanted to have a nice wedding with 125-135 guests on a $14,000 max budget, so we had to plan and do most it ourselves. We had 8 months and 14000 bud...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:40:59 PDT
How to Remove Soap Scum
How to Remove Soap Scum - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan We've all seen it. The unseemly hard water and soap scum nastiness that not only leaves glass and tile looking dingy and lackluster, but also uninviting. Sure, there are a ton of products that promise to rid the layers of deposit plaguing your bathroom with loads of harsh chemicals, but as it alway...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:58:01 PDT
steampunk glass and gear tables
steampunk glass and gear tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway found alloy gears, angle iron and glass discs become cool, little accent tables - with only one major hiccup along the way. thanks for watching - tim
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:46:08 PDT
How To Clean Your Smoking Glass
How To Clean Your Smoking Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> blackout drop Smoke 'em if you got 'em This method uses hot water and submersion with some waiting periods. So if you want to smoke do so beforehand Materials 5 gallon bucketHot water sourceDishwasher detergent (I use jet dry cubes to leave my glass sparkly clean)1 gallon bucket for soaking of smaller obj...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:48:26 PDT
Collectables Storage/ Display
Collectables Storage/ Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> 9ary Deep down everyone is/has an inner geek be it comics, films, cars or even cats! The hardest part of been a geek? Your going to buy alot of stuff you love and want to show off.Some stuff is easy such as books ,comics and art but when it comes to mugs , scale models or figures your going to need a goo...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:57:56 PDT