Instructables: exploring - living - repair http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:48:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Circuit Board Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Wall-Design/
Circuit Board Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/PLCV/I21R88RH/FB8PLCVI21R88RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/PLCV/I21R88RH/FB8PLCVI21R88RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/PLCV/I21R88RH/FB8PLCVI21R88RH.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This Instructable is how to create a circuit board design on your wall. These walls are part of our new makerspace and is part of the renovation process. The building that our makerspace resides has been run down for over 7 years and with the help of volunteers, we have been able to transform it int...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Fix Broken Vertical Blinds with Bread Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Broken-Vertical-Blinds-with-Bread-Clips/
Fix Broken Vertical Blinds with Bread Clips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/DGHQ/I0LCOARD/FSADGHQI0LCOARD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/DGHQ/I0LCOARD/FSADGHQI0LCOARD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/DGHQ/I0LCOARD/FSADGHQI0LCOARD.SMALL.jpg curly722 Hello Ladies and Gents,This is my first Instructable ever, so I decided to start off with an easy household hack I came up with a long time ago.I became fed up with finding my vertical blinds on the floor, instead of covering my sliding door. I picked up a blind, and noticed the clip attachment hole...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:43:12 PDT
Shoring up shoe soles with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoring-up-shoe-soles-with-Sugru/
Shoring up shoe soles with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/M5DX/I0NOHK57/FEYM5DXI0NOHK57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/M5DX/I0NOHK57/FEYM5DXI0NOHK57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/M5DX/I0NOHK57/FEYM5DXI0NOHK57.SMALL.jpg Madalene Everyone wears out their shoes differently. No matter which part of your shoe sole you wear out first, this instructable will allow you to add back material where it is most worn.Items needed:Shoes with significant wear on the sole, usually at a corner. Clean the surface before starting.One or more ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:55:33 PDT
A Packet Of Sugru Goes A Long Way-Go Bananas! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Packet-Of-Sugru-Goes-A-Long-Way-Go-Bananas/
A Packet Of Sugru Goes A Long Way-Go Bananas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/4GEX/I0ENPD95/FTK4GEXI0ENPD95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/4GEX/I0ENPD95/FTK4GEXI0ENPD95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/4GEX/I0ENPD95/FTK4GEXI0ENPD95.SMALL.jpg ceejwells I had several projects and repairs and a packet of yellow Sugru. I accomplished all of them and more using a bit of black Sugru my friend had leftover. Here's what I did:1-Added antennae to my Bee Sunglasses2-Added horns to my black sunglasses3-Repaired a necklace chain and added a bead too4-Fixed a...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:54:41 PDT
attaching dust covers on unicycle cranks http://www.instructables.com/id/attaching-dust-covers-on-unicycle-cranks/
attaching dust covers on unicycle cranks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MCDD/I0C906U3/FTCMCDDI0C906U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MCDD/I0C906U3/FTCMCDDI0C906U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MCDD/I0C906U3/FTCMCDDI0C906U3.SMALL.jpg JM1999 As most unicyclists would know, the dust caps fall off the cranks very easily.I ride a unicycle nearly everyday and it gets very annoying to keep going back to pick them up.I have the solution, you have to remove the dust cap first and then put it on with a fastener.Read on to find out how. Remova...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:34:23 PDT
How to repair a jeans zipper that won't stay up http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-zipper-that-wont-stay-up/
How to repair a jeans zipper that won't stay up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/I5KE/I06J9GDK/FR8I5KEI06J9GDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/I5KE/I06J9GDK/FR8I5KEI06J9GDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/I5KE/I06J9GDK/FR8I5KEI06J9GDK.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot We've probably all had an evil pair of jeans before. You know the type. The one that seems so innocent, and yet is actively devising a wicked plan to embarrass its wearer.There is a tiny, spring-activated lock in the zipper slider itself that is supposed to keep the slider in place. A tiny hook come...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:08:32 PDT
Dyson DC34 Motorised Brush Head Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dyson-DC34-Motorised-Brush-Head-Repair/
Dyson DC34 Motorised Brush Head Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XFIO/HZIH7WNF/F2MXFIOHZIH7WNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XFIO/HZIH7WNF/F2MXFIOHZIH7WNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XFIO/HZIH7WNF/F2MXFIOHZIH7WNF.SMALL.jpg phunt1 This is instruction on how to repair a Motorised Brush Head used with DC34 and DC58These instructions are for a Dyson Motorised brush bar used with Dyson Hand Held vacuum cleaner DC34. The symptoms for the fault this relates to is, when the trigger is pushed the brush bar would rotate for about a s...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:09:48 PDT
Fixing broken button on Garmin Forerunner Watch with SUGRU http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-broken-button-on-Garmin-Forerunner-Watch-wi/
Fixing broken button on Garmin Forerunner Watch with SUGRU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5JYZ/HZI8P6W1/FA35JYZHZI8P6W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5JYZ/HZI8P6W1/FA35JYZHZI8P6W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5JYZ/HZI8P6W1/FA35JYZHZI8P6W1.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax While running today the top button on my Garmin 610 watch fell off. This is the button you use to start and stop the timer. The watch costs 275 dollars and Garmin charges 99 dollars to fix them. So, this is what I did to repair it. I took a long pin with a round head and cut off all but about 1/16 i...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:30:48 PDT
decalcify and repair your coffeepad machine http://www.instructables.com/id/decalcify-and-repair-your-coffeepad-machine/
decalcify and repair your coffeepad machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XEHC/HYQDUX7T/FOUXEHCHYQDUX7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XEHC/HYQDUX7T/FOUXEHCHYQDUX7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XEHC/HYQDUX7T/FOUXEHCHYQDUX7T.SMALL.jpg dmustace In this instructable i´m gonna show you how easy it is to decalcify you coffeemachine and save a lot of money.I repaired a Dolce Gusto where the guarantee is extinct years ago so i tried on my own to repair this. The problem was that the machine is losing water when you are gonna make a coffee. WARN...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:15:08 PDT
Replace the Butt Pocket on Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Butt-Pocket-on-Your-Jeans/
Replace the Butt Pocket on Your Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y00L/HX7OZ4YU/FPGY00LHX7OZ4YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y00L/HX7OZ4YU/FPGY00LHX7OZ4YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y00L/HX7OZ4YU/FPGY00LHX7OZ4YU.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger I had a big hole in the pocket of one of my favorite pair of jeans. I was starting to get afraid that my wallet would fall out while I was walking. I decided to take the old pocket off and replace it with a new one. It's quick easy and possibly stylish, I don't actually know. Remove the Old Pocke...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:56:17 PDT
Redneck T-shirt Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-T-shirt-Repair/
Redneck T-shirt Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/SHLV/HWDFDKW9/FCUSHLVHWDFDKW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/SHLV/HWDFDKW9/FCUSHLVHWDFDKW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/SHLV/HWDFDKW9/FCUSHLVHWDFDKW9.SMALL.jpg jleblanc10 I had a good sized rip in a favorite work shirt, and figured I ought to patch it. Well, duct tape never did stick too good to wet stuff, so first wash I knew it would be gone. Had some of that 100% Glue to try out, and it's flexible, so what is there to lose?Oh, by the way, this is my first Instruct...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:29:57 PDT
Belt Repair: 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Repair-101/
Belt Repair: 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/JRL1/HVXE0HHH/FIYJRL1HVXE0HHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/JRL1/HVXE0HHH/FIYJRL1HVXE0HHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/JRL1/HVXE0HHH/FIYJRL1HVXE0HHH.SMALL.jpg The Rambler Sometimes you get a really good belt that you just don't want to let go of. Oddly enough, the one I'm most loathe to lose is one I found at Goodwill. Unfortunately, when you wear a belt everyday it takes quite a beating so sometimes you have to do some general maintenance to keep it in tip-top condi...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:50:17 PDT
How to Fix Headphones - A Detailed Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Headphones-A-Detailed-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/VY20/HU09X6EG/FGXVY20HU09X6EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/VY20/HU09X6EG/FGXVY20HU09X6EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/VY20/HU09X6EG/FGXVY20HU09X6EG.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Most of us have had headphones fail. In this guide I'll show you how to fix them! It's easy!
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:59:07 PDT
Free DIY Sink Water Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-DIY-Sink-Water-Stopper/
Free DIY Sink Water Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/9D0J/HSVT9T1W/FN39D0JHSVT9T1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/9D0J/HSVT9T1W/FN39D0JHSVT9T1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/9D0J/HSVT9T1W/FN39D0JHSVT9T1W.SMALL.jpg choppedupcoconut Pop up sink stopper not working? No problem, I got an easy, effective and best of all FREE alternative! This will work in a pinch, or for everyday use! Perfect for hand washing clothes in the sink, washing dishes and even giving the baby or the pets a bath! Hope you find these useful! What You Nee...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:21:09 PDT
Repair a capacitive touch screen stylus with conductive thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-capacitive-touch-screen-stylus-with-condu/
Repair a capacitive touch screen stylus with conductive thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/UM85/HSM50OTR/FIIUM85HSM50OTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/UM85/HSM50OTR/FIIUM85HSM50OTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/UM85/HSM50OTR/FIIUM85HSM50OTR.SMALL.jpg altoombs This is a relatively straightforward repair project, so I'll mostly just let the images do the work here. I had a damaged stylus head for a capacitive touch screen and wanted to fix it up. It still worked even though it was split, but the split down the middle was getting annoying to work around. So...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:24:43 PDT
Fix Hoodie Drawstring http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Hoodie-Drawstring/
Fix Hoodie Drawstring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0J2R/HSHEGD4X/F3K0J2RHSHEGD4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0J2R/HSHEGD4X/F3K0J2RHSHEGD4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0J2R/HSHEGD4X/F3K0J2RHSHEGD4X.SMALL.jpg jmaxwell5 Its happened to all of us we wash our favorite hoodie and when it comes out of the dryer the drawstring is missing. Here's a quick (5min) way to fix it. What you'll need: a length of twine at least as long as the drawstring (I used hemp string as that's what I had, but any type will do) a medi...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:45:49 PST
How To Eat A Bag Of Chips That May Or May Not Be Yours http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Eat-A-Bag-Of-Chips-That-May-Or-May-Not/
How To Eat A Bag Of Chips That May Or May Not Be Yours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/L363/HSE95MT0/FU9L363HSE95MT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/L363/HSE95MT0/FU9L363HSE95MT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/L363/HSE95MT0/FU9L363HSE95MT0.SMALL.jpg ahappenin Today I will help you, not many people of our age know how to eat a bag of chips because of modern technology and I think that the original way to eat chips is the most important. Gather Your Supplies You need...-a bag of chips -a yoga mat-and a tipped over blue chair Lay Out Your Yoga Mat Then...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:47:50 PST
How To add Elbow Patches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-add-Elbow-Patches/
How To add Elbow Patches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Trendy and functional- a rarity for fashion statements. Perhaps you've loved your favorite sweater a bit too much and now theres a bit of wear- or worse! a hole developing on the elbows. Of course, you wouldn't dare to throw it out, it is your favorite after all. Elbow patches to the rescue! Wheth...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:52 PST
How to repair a broken nail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-broken-nail/
How to repair a broken nail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/6FTY/HRBNDU1C/FWC6FTYHRBNDU1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/6FTY/HRBNDU1C/FWC6FTYHRBNDU1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/6FTY/HRBNDU1C/FWC6FTYHRBNDU1C.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford The easiest trick! Repair your broken nail in seconds!!!! :D A tragedy! :D OMG!!!  No no no! Don't worry! You can fix it!!!! :P What you'll need 1. a tea bag 2. a base coat 3. Nail polish. The tea bag Take your tea bag and cut the top off. Empty out the guts, because you won’t need them. T...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 12:15:04 PST
Recycle Broken Hoop earrings into earring jackets! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Broken-Hoop-earrings-into-earring-jackets/
Recycle Broken Hoop earrings into earring jackets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/Z2KJ/HWNGFGWP/FH7Z2KJHWNGFGWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/Z2KJ/HWNGFGWP/FH7Z2KJHWNGFGWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/Z2KJ/HWNGFGWP/FH7Z2KJHWNGFGWP.SMALL.jpg picturesofsilver Have you ever gone through your jewelry box and found some really cool treasures that you loved to death- literally? I was recently given my mom's jewelry box, and going through it, found she had her share of broken jewelry. One pair of tarnished sterling silver flowered hoops was one of the broke...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 20:54:08 PST
Metal File Cabinet Repair 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-File-Cabinet-Repair-101/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/R96J/HQS516GH/FVWR96JHQS516GH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/R96J/HQS516GH/FVWR96JHQS516GH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/R96J/HQS516GH/FVWR96JHQS516GH.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Broken file cabinet comes in for a common and simple fix anyone can do.  It is common for the slides on the drawers to break loose at the spot welds on overloaded metal file cabinets.  That doesn't mean they are trash, in fact the fix is easy. One tip:  Drill just to the sides of the old spot weld...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:49:46 PST
How to Make A Realistic (Paper) Naruto Kunai! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Realistic-Paper-Naruto-Kunai/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/J70S/HQQLMXRF/FEMJ70SHQQLMXRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/J70S/HQQLMXRF/FEMJ70SHQQLMXRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/J70S/HQQLMXRF/FEMJ70SHQQLMXRF.SMALL.jpg TCGames How to Make a(realistic looking) Naruto Kunai! - Super cheap and extremely easy to make! Designed by: Unknown (If you know, please inform me!) What you will need: 1) Kunai printable template 2) Pencil/pen 3) tape or a cloth for the handle 4) Some sort of ring for the back 5) Glue 6) Paint To get ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:54:48 PST
Cheap Umbrella Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Umbrella-Repair/
Cheap Umbrella Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3NOT/HQEA4Y4X/F643NOTHQEA4Y4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3NOT/HQEA4Y4X/F643NOTHQEA4Y4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3NOT/HQEA4Y4X/F643NOTHQEA4Y4X.SMALL.jpg wongman2001 Where's The Damage ? Several umbrella in my house broke ! Close inspection reveals that they all broke around the fold area that's totally fixable.Supplies needed:Hollow out paper mate penUtility knifeLong & skinny reamer Make a Brace Like any human fractures, you need some kinda brace arou...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:18:26 PST
How to repair the headphone jack on a SanDisk Sansa E280 Series http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-the-headphone-jack-on-a-SanDisk-Sans/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/Q9ZV/HQDUTD8D/F56Q9ZVHQDUTD8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/Q9ZV/HQDUTD8D/F56Q9ZVHQDUTD8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/Q9ZV/HQDUTD8D/F56Q9ZVHQDUTD8D.SMALL.jpg nichropulse I finally found a high quality headphone jack for my Sansa e200 series players.  The sound kept cutting out, and now they are as good as new.   I have some left for sale too:   http://www.nichropulse.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=141
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:43:10 PST
How to repair jeans with another pair of jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-jeans/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:08:26 PST
How to Replace a Zipper for Your Favorite Parka http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Zipper-for-Your-Favorite-Parka/
How to Replace a Zipper for Your Favorite Parka - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CJUR/HOHYI9NJ/F3SCJURHOHYI9NJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CJUR/HOHYI9NJ/F3SCJURHOHYI9NJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CJUR/HOHYI9NJ/F3SCJURHOHYI9NJ.SMALL.jpg SaintSalvage Here's how to replace a broken zipper for your favorite warm and cozy parka.  This is my husband's jacket's, and he really likes it, But, he broke the zipper. See the missing teeth? Gather Your Supplies I went to my local JoAnn Fabrics, and I bought a Coats & Clark Parka Zipper that it is 32" lo...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 16:10:37 PST
Repair Broken Luggage Wheels With Duct Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-or-Lopsided-Luggage-Wheels-With-Duct/
Repair Broken Luggage Wheels With Duct Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/RQ81/HN82NPBV/FRSRQ81HN82NPBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/RQ81/HN82NPBV/FRSRQ81HN82NPBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/RQ81/HN82NPBV/FRSRQ81HN82NPBV.SMALL.jpg johnfixesstuff Update: This Instructable was featured on lifehacker.com! Visit the article here. The wheel on my favorite carry-on bag had a chunk come off of it one one trip and it wasn't too many trips later that the plastic part of the wheel came off completely, leaving behind the little metal core that house...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 14:13:19 PDT
1 Bic Pen = mini pen + sewing kit + tape holder http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Bic-Pen-mini-pen-sewing-kit-tape-holder/
1 Bic Pen = mini pen + sewing kit + tape holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/7Y17/HMMF6RB3/F7D7Y17HMMF6RB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/7Y17/HMMF6RB3/F7D7Y17HMMF6RB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/7Y17/HMMF6RB3/F7D7Y17HMMF6RB3.SMALL.jpg haugenka This one's easy and useful, especially for backpackers and travelers. In a few minutes, turn a full-size bic pen into a micro pen, mini sewing kit and tape holder.   Supplies: 1 Bic pen 2 sewing needles sewing thread in the color(s) of your choice - backpackers might want heavy-duty th...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 10:55:34 PDT
One Way to Remove a Stripped Screw or Bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Way-to-Remove-a-Stripped-Screw-or-Bolt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/RZLM/HLSHGRCC/FSGRZLMHLSHGRCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/RZLM/HLSHGRCC/FSGRZLMHLSHGRCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/RZLM/HLSHGRCC/FSGRZLMHLSHGRCC.SMALL.jpg MossdaleMakerspace If you have a stripped screw or bolt and the head is easily accessible, this is the best way I have found in removing it. This method is great when you don't have the specialized tools for removing such things. All you need here is a rotary tool with a cutoff wheel and a flat head screwdriver. A car...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:21:09 PDT
Repairing your Shoelaces...with Floss! http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-your-Shoelaceswith-Floss/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/7L2C/HLR2IE9W/FEO7L2CHLR2IE9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/7L2C/HLR2IE9W/FEO7L2CHLR2IE9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/7L2C/HLR2IE9W/FEO7L2CHLR2IE9W.SMALL.jpg Jetpack5 So, you finally got your sneakers good and comfortable when, disaster! The lace has come out of the...hole...that the lace...goes through...whatever it is called...an eyelet? Invariably the little plastic sleeve (which I’m told is an aglet, and has a sinister purpose) has been missing many mud pudd...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:39:42 PDT
How to test a PTC relay / fix a fridge that cannot start / clicking fridge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-test-a-PTC-relay-fix-a-fridge-that-cannot-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/202O/HLIDA3VY/F0L202OHLIDA3VY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/202O/HLIDA3VY/F0L202OHLIDA3VY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/202O/HLIDA3VY/F0L202OHLIDA3VY.SMALL.jpg kerimil A PTC relay is a device that is used when the fridge compressor motor starts. A fridge with a faulty PTC relay cannot start or continuously clicks on and off unable to start. This instructable shows how to test a PTC relay to determine whether it is broken or not. If you test the relay and it is ind...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:11:16 PDT
Loopless Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Loopless-Band/
Loopless Band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MT5N/HLA1VBW7/F0GMT5NHLA1VBW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MT5N/HLA1VBW7/F0GMT5NHLA1VBW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MT5N/HLA1VBW7/F0GMT5NHLA1VBW7.SMALL.jpg Advar Welcome one and all to my very 1st Instructable! Yeay, go me! :) Alright, enough of that, let's get to it. This will be among the easyest... easist... *whatever* 'ibles EVER. Loopless Band Sitting on the curb one day cleaning the smooge from the creases of my watch, I noticed the little loop t...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 16:56:38 PDT
Shapelock / Polymorph plastic - Key Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapelock-Polymorph-plastic-Key-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/RF85/HLA234QQ/FKBRF85HLA234QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/RF85/HLA234QQ/FKBRF85HLA234QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/RF85/HLA234QQ/FKBRF85HLA234QQ.SMALL.jpg c0ffeepowder use mouldable plastic to repair ur key!
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 02:45:58 PDT
How-to Mend Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mend-Your-Jeans/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SMALL.jpg Zabzab This is a quick and simple DIY showing how to mend tears in your favourite pair of jeans. No need to throw away your pants or pay someone to fix them. Hope you enjoy ^_^
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 14:15:18 PDT
DIY Hair masks for dry hair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hair-masks-for-dry-hair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/RA3N/HJKC0IS3/F4JRA3NHJKC0IS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/RA3N/HJKC0IS3/F4JRA3NHJKC0IS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/RA3N/HJKC0IS3/F4JRA3NHJKC0IS3.SMALL.jpg cel9ena learn how to make 4 hair masks that will improve dry hair. Make sure to subscribe to my youtube channel 
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 21:01:41 PDT
Fixing the edge of a chipped marble tabletop with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-edge-of-a-chipped-marble-tabletop-with-/
Fixing the edge of a chipped marble tabletop with sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/T6D9/HJ605MAD/F7UT6D9HJ605MAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/T6D9/HJ605MAD/F7UT6D9HJ605MAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/T6D9/HJ605MAD/F7UT6D9HJ605MAD.SMALL.jpg s.jensen The edges of our marble composite tabletop were chipping and cracking; the uneven jagged edges were scraping up against those sitting at the table.  We decided to use sugru to smooth out the edges.   clean the area First make sure the edge of the chipped composite marble is clean.  decide on yo...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:37:15 PDT
How to Ninja Macgyver your belt. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Ninja-Macgyver-your-belt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/67GI/HJ1X4MSP/FDH67GIHJ1X4MSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/67GI/HJ1X4MSP/FDH67GIHJ1X4MSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/67GI/HJ1X4MSP/FDH67GIHJ1X4MSP.SMALL.jpg Marty_Moose Ever had one of those reversible belts that inevitably breaks?   Here is how you can save one with a Leather punch and some small zip ties, and a replacement buckle from yet another broken belt.
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:26:59 PDT
Sugru Repair Of Canvas Bag and power wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Repair-Of-Canvas-Bag-and-power-wire/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 06:03:49 PDT
Repairing A French Easel http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-A-French-Easel/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:16:51 PDT
How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Latch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Dishwasher-Door-Latch/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 06:53:21 PDT
Emergency AC Adapter Cord Fix. http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-AC-Adapter-Cord-Fix/
Emergency AC Adapter Cord Fix. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1TT5/HFSHSA04/FNP1TT5HFSHSA04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1TT5/HFSHSA04/FNP1TT5HFSHSA04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1TT5/HFSHSA04/FNP1TT5HFSHSA04.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Ten years ago I was in middle of the Arabian Desert. My company commander came to me with a ruined power cord and asked “can you fix this?” He had tripped over the cord to his lap top; ripping the plug end right off. I said “sure, where’s the plug?” “Gone.” We couldn’t exactly go to Best Buy, so I ...
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:31:10 PDT
Headphone Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DFA3/HFD177JW/FIMDFA3HFD177JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DFA3/HFD177JW/FIMDFA3HFD177JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DFA3/HFD177JW/FIMDFA3HFD177JW.SMALL.jpg Diyified This is a super simple and easy way to fix your over ear headphones if the padding has deteriorated or fallen off. All you need is: -Your old headphones -A "Cosmetic Wedge" (find them in the makeup isle) -Some hot glue and scissors Basically all you do is take the Cosmetic Wedges cut them to fit a...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:08:31 PDT
Sugru Water Bottle Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Water-Bottle-Hack/
Sugru Water Bottle Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/W2CJ/HERLT6F7/F0JW2CJHERLT6F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/W2CJ/HERLT6F7/F0JW2CJHERLT6F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/W2CJ/HERLT6F7/F0JW2CJHERLT6F7.SMALL.jpg Jaxoat This fix utilizes Sugru to fix my daughter's favorite water bottle before she was forced to retire it from use.  Having "adjusted" the bottom of my daughter's stainless steel water bottle a number of times, I decided it was time to apply a more permanent solution. This was especially true when I co...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 20:42:36 PDT
How to Re-Tip A Knife Using Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Tip-A-Knife-Using-Dremel/
How to Re-Tip A Knife Using Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/04R9/HE7CSCCE/FHN04R9HE7CSCCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/04R9/HE7CSCCE/FHN04R9HE7CSCCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/04R9/HE7CSCCE/FHN04R9HE7CSCCE.SMALL.jpg JFabor So I've had an old and lonely chef's knife hanging out in my knife kit for a while now.  I retired it and bought a new one shortly after a coworker used it to pry open a stuck robot-coupe and cracked off the tip off.  People are no longer allowed to use my knives to say the least...hard lesson learn...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:53:09 PDT
Oven Element Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Oven-Element-Repair/
Oven Element Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2063/HDYZBGVX/FPV2063HDYZBGVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2063/HDYZBGVX/FPV2063HDYZBGVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/2063/HDYZBGVX/FPV2063HDYZBGVX.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison My wife was making potato wedges when in the middle of cooking the bottom oven element catches fire and starts to sparkle like a party sparkler. I run for my camera and when I get back to the kitchen its over my wife turned off the stove and when I turned the stove back on nothing happens. I wish m...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:53:47 PDT
How to fix a pop'ed nike air bubble http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-poped-nike-air-bubble/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:45:49 PDT
Fix a Torn Pocket Edge in a Stylish Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Torn-Pockect-Edge-in-a-Stylish-Way/
Fix a Torn Pocket Edge in a Stylish Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/GN79/HCJODHS4/F5LGN79HCJODHS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/GN79/HCJODHS4/F5LGN79HCJODHS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/GN79/HCJODHS4/F5LGN79HCJODHS4.SMALL.jpg dewdrop01 Few days ago, I noticed that my leather jacket was torn at the edge of side pocket  due to continuous use. I decided to repair it instead of throwing it away. Finally I reached a solution that was not only easy but gave a new, more stylish look to my jacket! I repaired my leather jacket but this pro...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:49:38 PST
Reheeling Beatle Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-heeling-Beatle-Boots/
Reheeling Beatle Boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SG8J/HAUNNV9D/FEWSG8JHAUNNV9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SG8J/HAUNNV9D/FEWSG8JHAUNNV9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SG8J/HAUNNV9D/FEWSG8JHAUNNV9D.SMALL.jpg Scotttland Because these are too nice to discard just yet.     I fix all my Beatle boots at TechShop. You Will Need: Thick leather or hard fiberboard Contact cement Rubber sheet Sandpaper Hammer or brad nailer Small nails or tacks Basic woodworking hand tools (chisel, rasp, kni...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 06:32:45 PST
How to replace the missing pads on your glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-missing-pads-on-your-glasses/
How to replace the missing pads on your glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/B33Z/H7431AEM/F3GB33ZH7431AEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/B33Z/H7431AEM/F3GB33ZH7431AEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/B33Z/H7431AEM/F3GB33ZH7431AEM.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a really simple project to replace the pads on your glasses or just make them more comfortable. Using less than a minipack you can extend the life of your otherwise perfect glasses. Go for black to blend in or show off your fix with a bright colour! I'm going to show you both a pair of read...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 03:25:20 PDT
Save kids shoes from scuff marks and make them last longer http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-your-kids-shoes-from-scuff-marks/
Save kids shoes from scuff marks and make them last longer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/0SZO/H7KZ1UY2/FX80SZOH7KZ1UY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/0SZO/H7KZ1UY2/FX80SZOH7KZ1UY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/0SZO/H7KZ1UY2/FX80SZOH7KZ1UY2.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Kid's shoes are forever being scuffed, beaten and battered, and a lot of the time the rest of the shoes are perfectly fine! Extend the life of your kid's shoes with this easy project by filling holes or weak areas. Sugru is awesome: - It sticks to most materials including textile, material and som...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 06:02:10 PDT