Instructables: exploring - living - tip http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:39:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Clean Leeks Properly http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-Clean-Leeks/
Clean Leeks Properly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Clean your leeks easily and efficiently by following this simple step by step Instructable. Leeks, a member of the onion/garlic family, are a delicious addition to most meals and a common base flavor in stocks. Leeks are grown and used primarily for their creamy tender white base, which is produced...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:26:33 PDT
Clean Your Garbage Disposal http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Garbage-Disposal/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:44:03 PDT
How To: Get a Cork Out of an Empty Wine Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-a-Cork-Out-of-an-Empty-Wine-Bottle/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 18:11:50 PDT
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Clean-Paint-Brushes/
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three easy ways to clean your paint brushes. We've all done it, let paint dry on our paint brushes and then kicked ourselves later for it. I know that some of us have even thrown those brushes away thinking that we've missed the opportunity to save it's beautiful bristles--tsk tsk. This Instructabl...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:57:20 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Remove-Fabric-Pills/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:26:11 PST
wing mirror squeegee http://www.instructables.com/id/wing-mirror-squeegee/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 05:47:58 PST
Q-Tip Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Q-Tip-Snowflake-Decorations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UJLD/HO7XHDO7/FFOUJLDHO7XHDO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UJLD/HO7XHDO7/FFOUJLDHO7XHDO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UJLD/HO7XHDO7/FFOUJLDHO7XHDO7.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez Want some quick and easy decorations this Christmas? Nothing gets much simpler than these Q-Tip snowflakes. As well as being simple, they are also super customisation into thousands of different shapes and sizes, so you could make an amazing display that is sure to get people's appreciation. All you...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:11:18 PST
How to wrap headphones so they don’t tangle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wrap-headphones-so-they-dont-tangle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/WA1I/HLPS6ALM/F4LWA1IHLPS6ALM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/WA1I/HLPS6ALM/F4LWA1IHLPS6ALM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/WA1I/HLPS6ALM/F4LWA1IHLPS6ALM.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez Are you sick and tired of nicely wrapping up your headphones and placing them in your pocket, only to later pull out a horrifying tangled mess of wires? Well then this super simple trick is for you! My using a very small piece of cable trunking, your headphones will go in your pocket neatly, and co...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:19:09 PDT
Sugru Knitting Needle Tip Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Knitting-Needle-Tip-Covers/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:42:59 PDT
Custom skinny spray paint cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-skinny-spray-paint-cap/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:11:39 PST
A Christmas Tip! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Tip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/XLXE/HA4MMEOF/F88XLXEHA4MMEOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/XLXE/HA4MMEOF/F88XLXEHA4MMEOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/XLXE/HA4MMEOF/F88XLXEHA4MMEOF.SMALL.jpg Gh0stT0wnC0wb0y If you have a live tree, and you're anything like me you often forget to water it until late in the day when it's almost bone dry. The following is a tip to help keep the tree live and green even if  you miss a watering or 2. Take a large whine bottle, fill it with water, and stick it into the stan...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 08:16:09 PST
Wall mount bike storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mount-bike-storage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/NTXZ/HA4MG89X/FQ1NTXZHA4MG89X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/NTXZ/HA4MG89X/FQ1NTXZHA4MG89X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/NTXZ/HA4MG89X/FQ1NTXZHA4MG89X.SMALL.jpg stncilr Wall mount with closet rod brackets found at my local home depot. Pieces of pine wood were used from a leftover kitchen shelf project to make a mini shelf on the top and to provide support when screwing into the wall studs. I put two little pieces of vynil tubing on the ''hook' part to prevent paint...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:27:11 PST
How To Renew Dried Out Sculpey Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Renew-Dried-Out-Sculpey/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:41:27 PST
A trick to open a coke with car door in 5 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/A-trick-to-open-a-coke-with-car-door-in-5-seconds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/C13O/H6S4G5V7/FFYC13OH6S4G5V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/C13O/H6S4G5V7/FFYC13OH6S4G5V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/C13O/H6S4G5V7/FFYC13OH6S4G5V7.SMALL.gif farzadbayan Just this! got it? =)  Most cars have a handle in side of their doors that you can use it to open glass bottles. It can be used when you don't have spoon or any other bottle openers.
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 01:50:06 PDT
Removing Eggshell Bits from Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Eggshell-Bits-from-Eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/6G4L/GYSIM5TF/FLL6G4LGYSIM5TF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/6G4L/GYSIM5TF/FLL6G4LGYSIM5TF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/6G4L/GYSIM5TF/FLL6G4LGYSIM5TF.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Even if your careful, from time to time it happens - tiny bits of eggshell get into your eggs. You could just leave them there and have a little extra calcium carbonate in your diet, but not everyone enjoys a sandy crunch in their fluffy soufflé. A spoon could work, or you could fish around with you...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 07:59:27 PST
Is this egg boiled? (tip to find out) http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-this-egg-boiled-tip-to-find-out/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/JDXJ/GOV8DQ38/FMQJDXJGOV8DQ38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/JDXJ/GOV8DQ38/FMQJDXJGOV8DQ38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/JDXJ/GOV8DQ38/FMQJDXJGOV8DQ38.SMALL.jpg limbo This quick tip is and easy and effective way to tell if an egg is boiled by spinning it. Place the egg in a cotton fabric. This is mainly for "egg safety" and for better results if you trying to find a hard boiled egg.  Now try to spin it. Non boiled eggs are resist to spin. This caused not by the...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 06:12:23 PDT
Time Lapse drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-drawing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/R8VW/GOL8AW90/FOZR8VWGOL8AW90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/R8VW/GOL8AW90/FOZR8VWGOL8AW90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/R8VW/GOL8AW90/FOZR8VWGOL8AW90.SMALL.jpg Lowney The amalgamation of four black felt-tip pens, a pencil, a fine-line pen and a procrastinating mind. Enjoy! To all my subscribers, do you want more of these? I was thinking of perhaps drawing a dude weilding a bunch of k'nex weaponry, seeing as how the majority of my subbers are into that! What do y...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 14:43:36 PDT
How To Get Good Grades http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Good-Grades-1/
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 21:10:52 PDT
How to Multiply Like Chinese, the easy way! (Fast and Fun) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Multiply-Like-Chinese-the-easy-way-Fast-/
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 19:03:27 PDT
Tooth paste squeezer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tooth-paste-squeezer/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 15:29:29 PDT
Open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-a-bottle-of-wine-without-a-corkscrew/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/E59A/FJT6KEN9/F0TE59AFJT6KEN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/E59A/FJT6KEN9/F0TE59AFJT6KEN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/E59A/FJT6KEN9/F0TE59AFJT6KEN9.SMALL.jpg sorinescu What do you do if you are ready to enjoy a bottle of wine but you have a broken corkscrew?
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 21:11:14 PDT
De-fizzing a bottled drink http://www.instructables.com/id/De-fizzing-a-bottled-drink/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2008 05:54:00 PDT
How to get rid of pimples http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-rid-of-pimples/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:17:18 PST
How to open small glass jars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-open-small-glass-jars/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2007 15:21:30 PDT