Instructables: exploring - living - repair http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:57:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Penny Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Buttons/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:14:54 PDT
Felted Slipper Resuscitation http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Slipper-Resuscitation/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:20:55 PDT
Rainbow Headphone Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Headphone-Covers/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:23:41 PDT
How to Repair a Cracked Fingernail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Cracked-Fingernail/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 14:02:34 PDT
Falling Sand Art Picture Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Falling-Sand-Art-Picture-Repair/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 21:39:55 PDT
repair a dustpan http://www.instructables.com/id/repair-a-dustpan/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 12:01:53 PDT
Ultimate Natural Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cleaning-your-house-with-Vinegar-Lemon-STARRIN/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:16:45 PDT
Gorilla Glue Garden Hose Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorilla-Glue-Garden-Hose-Repair/
Gorilla Glue Garden Hose Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9JYB/I7SVUYNP/F6U9JYBI7SVUYNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9JYB/I7SVUYNP/F6U9JYBI7SVUYNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9JYB/I7SVUYNP/F6U9JYBI7SVUYNP.SMALL.jpg DavidN71 My parents live in a condo and are allowed a small garden hose to be left in the hedge in front for hosing off vehicles parked there. The lawn service [The Marquis Du Sod] :) trimmed the hedge quite low without looking to see what was there and cut more than a dozen holes in the hose. Since it didn'...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:05:37 PDT
Simple fix for Vaio laptop hinge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-fix-for-Vaio-laptop-hinge/
Simple fix for Vaio laptop hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/DMGK/I7ELB3C2/FC8DMGKI7ELB3C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/DMGK/I7ELB3C2/FC8DMGKI7ELB3C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/DMGK/I7ELB3C2/FC8DMGKI7ELB3C2.SMALL.jpg abhinavonowinew My friend, Sankalp was one of the unfortunate owners of the Sony Vaio E14 Series Laptop. Just after one year of careful use, the hinge started breaking the plastic case it was fit inside! You can see the exact way the laptop behaves in this video by Tyler Morgan.So, we built two types of holders (th...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:38:03 PDT
Repair your kitchen tools with Sugru (because accidents) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-your-kitchen-tools-with-Sugru-because-accid/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 02:07:50 PST
Fix a Rusted Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Rusted-Sculpture/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:32:15 PST
How To Hem Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hem-Jeans-1/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 09:02:26 PST
Cover Scuffs & Customize Your Shoes, Quickly, Easily, and Cheaply! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-Scuffs-Customize-Your-Shoes-Quickly-Easily-a/
Cover Scuffs & Customize Your Shoes, Quickly, Easily, and Cheaply! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/BWAW/I5A8YI91/FIEBWAWI5A8YI91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/BWAW/I5A8YI91/FIEBWAWI5A8YI91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/BWAW/I5A8YI91/FIEBWAWI5A8YI91.SMALL.jpg Namisuke Have a nice pair of shoes that have gone through some wear and tear, or just want to make a statement? This simple and cheap method is for you! * If you've enjoyed this Instructable, please consider voting for it! Thank you!Materials: T-Shirt Transfers for Dark Fabric (Staples brand) http://www.st...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:55:13 PST
Fixing a GM Shift Adjuster for a Saturn VUE http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-GM-Shift-Adjuster-for-a-Saturn-VUE/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 22:23:11 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Wall-Design/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
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 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
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/
Sugru Repair Of Canvas Bag and power wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NFVA/HIYWOEB7/FDZNFVAHIYWOEB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NFVA/HIYWOEB7/FDZNFVAHIYWOEB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/NFVA/HIYWOEB7/FDZNFVAHIYWOEB7.SMALL.jpg DragonDon This was the first project I decided to use Sugru on.  Having never used this stuff before, I made some mistakes and learned about how to use Surgru.  For the most part, this turned out 'ok' I think.  Mold the Sugru to the frayed corners I was a little disappointed that the Sugru didn't stick as ...
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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/
Repairing A French Easel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/66GL/HHS02OFO/FO466GLHHS02OFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/66GL/HHS02OFO/FO466GLHHS02OFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/66GL/HHS02OFO/FO466GLHHS02OFO.SMALL.jpg sflettering Here is an image of the french easel that I repaired.  Notice one of the support legs (shown in the image as the right side) was replaced with a temporary support until I re-glue the broken piece.  The french easel is made well and is still a bit delicate if you are too rough with it. The broken po...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:16:51 PDT