Instructables: exploring - living - preserve http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:08:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Leaf Pebbles http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Pebbles-1/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:55:08 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
How To: Keep Greens Fresh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Greens-Fresh/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:52:45 PST
Cleaning Antique Glass Jars (Mason Jars) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Antique-Glass-Jars-Mason-Jars/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:13:00 PST
Observations concerning Strawberry Storage Methods http://www.instructables.com/id/Observations-concerning-Strawberry-Storage-Methods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0HJI/HLZRO2RT/F7I0HJIHLZRO2RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0HJI/HLZRO2RT/F7I0HJIHLZRO2RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0HJI/HLZRO2RT/F7I0HJIHLZRO2RT.SMALL.jpg tkjtkj Frustrated with the short time that store-bought strawberries last without disintegrating with rot and mildew , I "experimented" with unusual ways of preserving the freshness and flavor.    Often, the berries even when apparently 'fresh' at the supermarket will show evidence of going bad within a co...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:40:27 PDT
Makeshift Food Can Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeshift-Food-Can-Lid/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/UEKK/H5ED7ROF/F0EUEKKH5ED7ROF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/UEKK/H5ED7ROF/F0EUEKKH5ED7ROF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/UEKK/H5ED7ROF/F0EUEKKH5ED7ROF.SMALL.jpg Amigobot Throw away your plastic re-washable lids, when you're lazy like me and dont care about tin poisoning you can instead be awesome! This little mod is great for cans you'll use up in like a week. Btw, tin poisoning only really occurs when you leave an open tin in the fridge for a few weeks with somet...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 04:38:22 PDT
Popsicle Stick Napkin Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Invention/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 13:31:04 PDT
Bamboo storage tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-storage-tube/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 16:49:38 PST
Make Your Own Vacuum Sealer Bags On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Vacuum-Sealer-Bags-On-The-Cheap-1/
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 12:36:09 PST
Catch a Cockerfly http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-a-Cockerfly/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 00:14:29 PDT
Keep the instructions/manuals without wasting space! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-the-instructionsmanuals-without-wasting-spac/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2009 19:18:03 PDT
Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/Taxidermy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AIAH/FPKFCYI7/FTBAIAHFPKFCYI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AIAH/FPKFCYI7/FTBAIAHFPKFCYI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/AIAH/FPKFCYI7/FTBAIAHFPKFCYI7.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Taxidermy, and the preservation of animal specimens has been going on for hundreds of years, yet somehow, it seems brand new to the internet and pop culture. I'm just as enamored with deceased furred and feathered creatures preserved using cotton balls and thread as I am with my iPhone. Throw in so...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2009 19:03:17 PST
Preserve Quality Paintbushes Forever. Drip-dry. Built-in handle. Easy clean-up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Preserve-Quality-Paintbushes-Forever.-Drip-dry.-Bu/
Preserve Quality Paintbushes Forever. Drip-dry. Built-in handle. Easy clean-up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/A6CB/F9N2E0L8/FOUA6CBF9N2E0L8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/A6CB/F9N2E0L8/FOUA6CBF9N2E0L8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/A6CB/F9N2E0L8/FOUA6CBF9N2E0L8.SMALL.jpg ahead . Clean, dry and keep quality paintbrushes for a life-time. Soak and rinse a paintbrush with no mess. Drip-dry paintbrush vertically with a small rubber clamp attached to the paintbrush handle. Made from an empty gallon milk container. Can also use empty detergent containers for handheld paint con...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2007 18:38:20 PST
How to preserve bird wings, legs, and heads...the Native way! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-preserve-bird-wings-legs-and-heads...the-/
How to preserve bird wings, legs, and heads...the Native way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/SI4D/F7YGQD44/FAISI4DF7YGQD44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/SI4D/F7YGQD44/FAISI4DF7YGQD44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/SI4D/F7YGQD44/FAISI4DF7YGQD44.SMALL.jpg Mahekun Native peoples have been preserving the body parts of a wide variety of animals for many thousands of years. One way to do it with bird parts is easy and produces nice results. All the birds I've used have been found already dead. No animals were harmed. The unneeded parts were returned to the Eart...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2007 22:22:17 PDT