Instructables: exploring - living - storage Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:17:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Acrylic yarn box
Acrylic yarn box - More DIY How To Projects]]> webcompanion An acrylic yarn box like this one not only stores your yarns but also acts a way to dispense the yarn as you're working on new projects. Clear acrylic is a great material for being able to see what yarns are stored in each box and how much yarn you have left without even opening your yarn box. U...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:33:49 PDT
From bottle to box in 10 steps
From bottle to box in 10 steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> ptninjamonkey Here's a cool little box you can make from recycled materials. Enjoy! Materials You will needA 16 oz/1 quart/2 liter bottle ( I used a 1 Quart)A metal fileAn exacto/carpet knifeA small but relatively heavy bead/rock Remove Label This is a painfully slow process because you are really trying to...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:58:00 PDT
Garden storage Wet Shelf
Garden storage Wet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> wirenut1980 I needed a simple way to store the pool cleaner hoses. My Wife and I came up with the idea of using PVC pipe and netting. It allows any water left on the hose to drip or evaporate. Tools and Parts Tools:SawTape measureDrill and bit Parts:1/2" x 10' PVC Pipe2-90° PVC elbows4-45° PVC angles Wir...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:29:03 PDT
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 PDT
Gridwall Flipboard
Gridwall Flipboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokpat I was impressed by the following instructable and share my primitive one... don't know why I can't buy pegboard easily (also cheap) in Hong Kong.Hence, I use Gridwall Mini Grid Panels as the flipboard and use Nylon Ties as the hinge joint.All the...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:32:45 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens
Saving Wilted Greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Revive, save, and ENJOY your wilted greens in several easy steps.  Whether your greens are from the local farmers market, your garden, or a supermarket, they will all wilt eventually. Since most greens, and especially varieties like lettuces and spinach are largely comprised of water, they wilt eas...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
How To: Keep Greens Fresh
How To: Keep Greens Fresh - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Several easy steps that help keep your greens crisp and fresh in your fridge for up to two weeks.  Greens are delicious, nutritious, and always seem to be cheaper if you buy 3+ bunches at the farmers market. They also have a tendency to wilt and rot if they are kept too long in the fridge without t...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:52:45 PST
Fold a Pillowcase Like a PRO
Fold a Pillowcase Like a PRO - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Learn to fold a pillowcase (of any size!) into a neat little square that fits nicely and saves space in your linen closet or drawer.  Pillowcases come in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit the assortment of pillows everyone uses from European and Square pillows to Standard and Body pillows. There...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:22:21 PST
Can Rotating Shelf
Can Rotating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> EngrDanny . Rough Calculations After about 30 minutes of google searching I found several plans available for purchase, but where's the fun in buying someone else's design? Based on cut away pictures of shelves I took a guess at the angles. For the top feeder shelf the angle was set at 8 degrees off horiz...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:32:11 PST
Hanging DVD Storage Panels
Hanging DVD Storage Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> digitalin These are DIY wooden media storage boxes that hang on the wall like a giant picture frame. The shallow depth (just big enough for DVDs, music, and games) and the fabric panels help keep the slim profile and the weight manageable. The storage panels feel more like curtains or picture frames, taking...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:04:09 PST
Kitchen Pantry Renovation
Kitchen Pantry Renovation - More DIY How To Projects]]> vicky12776 Clean Out The Pantry First, take out all the items in the pantry. Check expiration dates and throw away unwanted and old items. Keep only what you and your family use. You should be thinking in terms of functionality! And, tying together what will be in your pantry and what will be in the kitche...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:39:38 PST
Fake Book Storage
Fake Book Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> cashart Get Your Books You'll need five or six hardcover books that you're willing to ruin. Make sure they don't look out of place on your shelves. A dictionary will be obvious on a bookshelf full of comics. Avoid shiny type on the spines. Remove All The Pages From Your Books. Open the book. There'...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:07:20 PST
Shoebox Shelves
Shoebox Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> melmaria This project is perfect for all you thrifty apartment or dorm dwellers out there, looking for cheap and easy storage that's temporary and could even bring out the crafty side in you! What You'll Need 1. Two sturdy shoeboxes 2. Plain white glue or matte Mod Podge 3. Paintbrush 4. Water 5. Paper of...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:13:37 PST
Tin Can Organizer ! wicked jypsi I loved making this TIn Can Organizer. I gathered an empty paint can (or you can get one at Home Depot for about $5) and some recycled soup cans ( I'd been saving them up and they were different sizes which ended up working out well for some of the smaller items I wanted to put in the organizer too)...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:39:09 PST
How to hide your cash Ferrybugs How to hide your cash in a magazine. Materials; A magazine that only you read Your cash in notes Leaf through the magazine on each page slip a note right up against the binding (so it wont slip out if someone picks it up). Alternatively use a whole stack and slip a note in page 9 of each book or ...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:57:44 PST
Paper Bag Folder Bag
Paper Bag Folder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcosbm16 This is a cool craft that will help you organize while recycling store paper bags you just throw away. I used a bag from Trader Joe's, but you can use any paper bag at any size. It depends on what you want to store. Here is how you do it! Supplies You will need to gather a set of supplies. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:14:03 PST
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!!
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryeomans1 We've all had a few times when we can't find our gloves or scarf before heading out the door. Maybe they've fallen out of our pockets or we've just misplaced them. How many times have we sent the kids to school all bundled up only to have them come home with one glove and no scarf? Well with this ...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:07 PST
Surfboard Storage
Surfboard Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rolts Store your surfboards on the ceiling and protect them from damage. Materials and tools needed. 4 x 300 mm shelf brackets. 2 lengths of 25mm diameter steel tube 4 x star nuts to fit diameter of steel tube (see image) 4 x 35mm bolts to fit the star nuts 2 lengths of 35mm diameter PVC tube - this t...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 18:13:21 PST
MOST USEFUL WORK DESK UPGRADE - More DIY How To Projects]]> ahmedyasser are you annoyed about not finding your stuff right away are you annoyed about your desk always being untidy then you've got to do this upgrade sorry for the mess, i haven't been working for a while. you will need:- for the drawers -small plastic drawers u can easily get those anywhere for less than ...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 05:17:09 PST
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers!
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft I love to organize! These upcycled ice cream bucket organizer bags are a must! You can organize your entire life with some fabric, a bucket, and some sewing skills! Anyone can make these...pick whatever fabric you want. make it pretty or industrial! The cool thing about these, is you can pack the ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:55:12 PST
How to make a woven newspaper basket
How to make a woven newspaper basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> elewis03 Lately, my make-up has been all over my bathroom. I decided to make a little basket for all of it. Mine needed to be a little smaller, because I don't own much make-up. Here's my version of the newspaper basket. Hope you like it! Supplies You need:Newspaper Scissors Tape Ribbon Tacky Glue Cut t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:06:49 PST
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryeomans1 As any mom can tell you it's hard to part with your kids favorite childhood toys. Here's a new use for a beloved old favorite stuffed toy that you child may have outgrown, or maybe one that's been your favorite!  What a unique and easy gift idea for anyone who  is young at heart (and we all still a...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 21:10:02 PST
Container From Lip Gloss/Balm
Container From Lip Gloss/Balm - More DIY How To Projects]]> diamondmine I am always searching for small, neat, little containers to hold my gadgets. I dislike just throwing things away and so I do my best to reuse. This is the result of my wishes. My sisters use lots of lip gloss and they're always throwing the containers out. I thought they'd be a perfect container. S...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 22:27:01 PST
Stationary Stand
Stationary Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Keeping pens and pencils organized seems daunting, especially when little hands are at work creating great pieces of art. With this straight-forward stationary stand, cleaning up and organizing pens and pencils will be as easy as coloring! Cutting and drilling wood I used soft redwood for my stan...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:47:23 PST
Safe Kan Kan
Safe Kan Kan - More DIY How To Projects]]> 1ofakindwork This Safe Kan Kan is great for stashing you goods around the house or even for camping! Everyone Needs a Safe Kan Kan.... In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple Can Safe. It requires a few special tools that you can find at your local hardware store or online. ...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:21:28 PST
MY Way Of Organizing My Rainbow Loom
MY Way Of Organizing My Rainbow Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> nngân PLEASE follow and like!!! HONEST FEEDBACK PLEASE!!!!This is my way of organizing the rainbow loom stuff. You don't have to use this way, but you could. NOT expensive! You could also store other stuff. Oh and NOT all of the pics are mine!(but some are) Start Before we start, you need to take all o...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:15:39 PST
9 Volt Battery Secret Compartment
9 Volt Battery Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> thessejway im sure everyone has tons of dead batteries lying around their homes. for this simple instructable all you need is a 9volt battery, and some basic tools that everyone has. Like an X-Acto knife, pliers and files. just a warning that their are a few safety risks when it comes to cutting open a batery...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:43:54 PST
DIY Nail Polish Rack
DIY Nail Polish Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> jellypow A simple nail polish rack made from materials that are easy to find. Bottles are stored upside-down, making it easier to see each colour, and prettier to display! Collect Collect your items!- Your disorganised nail polishes- Milk crate- SawI also recommend:- Sandpaper- Paint (spray is best) Cut...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 04:04:07 PST
Storage Bed ajones97 My girls needed beds and as usual we were broke. So I decided to build storage beds off of a modified book case plan. It cost about $70 for both before paint n putty. 2. 6' 1x12 4. 3' 1x10 4. 9" 2x4 1. 6'x3' piece of 3/8 plywood a box of 1 1/2" interior wood screws. First attach two 2x4s to one of ...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:52:49 PST
Lit Up Nail Varnish Storage Rack.
Lit Up Nail Varnish Storage Rack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> HackCraft This instructable will guide you to make your own nail varnish storage unit like this one. It is quite easy to make but does require some wood working tools such as a router or chisels, a saw and a drill, I wouldn't a advise making this in your home, possibly the back yard if you have a portable wor...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:07:33 PST
Store info on a pen with stuff you already have: quick and easy
Store info on a pen with stuff you already have: quick and easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> assemblyrequired UPDATE: I made a better version of this using a pencil. You can check it out here. Sometimes you have that little bit of information that you just need to get real quick, without having to search through pages of documents or digging through mountains of books.This SYAH (Stuff You Already have) proj...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 06:51:31 PST
Supercheap Make-up Storage using Cotton Swabs
Supercheap Make-up Storage using Cotton Swabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> BudgetBlondie Hi! This instructable will show you a supereasy, supercheap and supercute way to organize your make-up, craft supplies, jewellery, etcetera etcetera. All you'll need is some boxes of cotton swabs and sharpies in a variety of colors. This is a part of my blogpost at Get rid o...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 06:28:36 PST
Simple desk hack
Simple desk hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ervioos With this simple hack, you change your unused cable entry into a stylish desk organizer.  If you have an unused cable entry, you need: - A cup, which is slightly larger than the hole - A cutter.  - Maybe some tape or (hot) glue Measure and cut Measure the diameters of the cup.  Try to clamp the ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:26:50 PST
IKEA Hack- Magnetic Cable Holder
IKEA Hack- Magnetic Cable Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbanas I just got new ikea furniture and one piece is a SELJE nightstand. I keep things like my phone, wallet, keys, ipad, and charging cables on it. But cables are hard to keep on a nightstand, you either have to drape them all the way across or they slide on the floor. So that's why we're going to hack i...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 09:37:51 PDT
5 Things You Should Keep In Your Emergency Moving Box
5 Things You Should Keep In Your Emergency Moving Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bigmover When you’re packing it’s tempting to get everything you can into appropriate boxes for the Kitchen, Bedroom, Dining Room etc. After all, you want to make sure everything ends up in its appropriate place, right? However there is one box that you absolutely need to keep separate from everything else ...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:57:22 PDT
Serve cupcakes with style... make a fancy etagere made out of old dishes
Serve cupcakes with style... make a fancy etagere made out of old dishes - More DIY How To Projects]]> tobyrotach Do you have old, random dishes laying around in your cupboards collecting dust? Well, we certainly do! But instead of just throwing them away we decided to build some etageres out of them. They are not only great for serving muffins (or so) at your next party but can also serve as a "home" for all t...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 07:43:37 PDT
Crafter's Bedroom
Crafter's Bedroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftpro I am always crafting something! However, my real room is small and impractical. Here is a room i would like to live in. Keep looking. It's Just a bed, right? No! The bed flips into a desk! Just give it a tug and slide the bed down and the desk up! Store the desk stuff in the box at night and the ...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:12:37 PDT
Pretty wallpaper paper file storage
Pretty wallpaper paper file storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> winneyandrose Make this pretty paper file from some card and old wallpaper. Or new wallpaper. co-ordinate it to your room so your desk looks fabulous.   You will need A cerial box Wallpaper scraps 7pieces of Card Ribbon Double sided tape Make the front and back Cut out the big sections of the cerial box and m...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 13:04:18 PDT
CD spool as side-of-bookshelf storage!
CD spool as side-of-bookshelf storage! - More DIY How To Projects]]> T-K Got a bunch of spare CD spools from legally burning weeks of movies or music? Or piles of stuff lying around? How about a spare vertical surface? Make the most of your situation and put it together! (You might recognise the earmuff headphones; if you know who made the original instructable for it,...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:07:08 PDT
Wine Crate Bedside table/box DiY-WiLL Stack 2 crates the right way up and one on top upside down (as the table). Attach a hinge or hinges between the top two boxes to create a large storage space. As you can see I haven't sanded off the sticker yet... Or put all the screws in. I just wanted to see if it would work... And it does.
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 10:25:03 PDT
Observations concerning Strawberry Storage Methods 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
Upright Bottle Storage Case
Upright Bottle Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> StasinG Hi, I like when something that seems like trash becomes a usefull stuff. In this instructable I want to show you how empty bottle became a car organizer(for instance). I was inspired  by pfred2's idea here He made a cool ho...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:13:09 PDT
Russian nesting doll from jars
Russian nesting doll from jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bsicker So in the interest of reuse, I have been collecting glass jars. recently I have been painting them and using them for storage ( coin jars, planters, stationary, candle holders, beans, rice popcorn etc.). I then wanted to improve on so this. so i thought of joining them together at the lids and turni...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:54:26 PDT
Makedo Cardboard Storage Unit
Makedo Cardboard Storage Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Mum and Dad are always reminding us that it's important to keep everything neat and tidy. Over in Japan, Tanaka Satoshi has come up with a clever way to make a modular storage unit out of everyday cardboard boxes. What a great idea! Now we have somewhere to store clothes, books, toys and more... and...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:57:27 PDT
WINE crate DRESSER DiY-WiLL So here is the 'Dresser' I made for the wife.  All you need are wine crates. Get these from Majestic wine as they only cost about £2 each and they give that money to charity.  You will also need some nails, a hammer and possibly a saw.  I could only get the crates of different sizes at the time, ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 02:47:24 PDT
Plastic Bag Storage Tube
Plastic Bag Storage Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeremyTheAsian My wife and I have two cats and, while the joys of pet ownership are many, there are also some less than pleasant tasks that come with having animals in the house. My least favorite? Dealing with the poop. And since we are stuck cleaning up after the animals, that means we keep loads of plastic bags...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:32:46 PDT
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina I am working on building a travel trailer/tiny home, and we wanted some additional seating.  As one needs to make efficient use of space when designing small, the idea of having poufs with storage inside seemed perfect.  They fit under a table for easy storage, and have a decent amount of storage sp...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:13:04 PDT
Reusing an Old Fold-up Chair
Reusing an Old Fold-up Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> wrenchmonster Everyone probably has one of these old fold up camping chairs laying around or seen them in the garbage.  I decided to take this one into the shop to see what I could reuse. Disassemble the old chair Disassemble the old chair.  I ran into a couple of aluminum rivets I had to drill out and that wa...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:36:09 PDT
DIY Magnetic Locker Pouch
DIY Magnetic Locker Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie With school approaching quickly, advertisements are everywhere speaking of locker decorations and school supplies. I have had countless problems with store-bought locker pouches. The ones I have had previously are expensive, not made sturdy enough, and lack a strong magnetic hold to the locker. I kn...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 17:28:48 PDT
Closet Storage for a Ski Machine and Other Modifications
Closet Storage for a Ski Machine and Other Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B This is our 1991 NordicTrack Challenger Ski Machine folded to a vertical configuration I enabled for storage in a hall closet. We now live in a smaller home and do not have space in a basement room for a NordicTrack ski machine to sit ready for use, as would be required in the second photo. Click on...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 15:14:26 PDT