Instructables: exploring - living - restore - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:29:25 PST BLOX v1.01 Restoring Old Kitchen Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Old-Kitchen-Knives/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:06:42 PDT
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Clean-Paint-Brushes/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:57:20 PDT
How to Uncrease Your Sneakers!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Uncrease-Your-Sneakers/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:56:00 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 Dye a Leather Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-a-Leather-Purse/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:46:04 PDT
Rescuing Cast Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Rescuing-Cast-Iron/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 16:44:10 PST
Repair a leather luggage handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-leather-luggage-handle/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 05:04:41 PDT
A $40 Victrola http://www.instructables.com/id/A-40-Victrola/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:18:00 PDT
How to fix a classic American AM tabletop tube radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-classic-American-AM-tube-radio/
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