Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - construction - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 19:14:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Add Window to Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Window-to-Shed/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 20:55:18 PDT
Repairing a rotted wall or floor joist http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-rotted-wall-or-floor-joist/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:25:22 PDT
Building a shower pan with Vinyl Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-shower-pan-with-Vinyl-Liner/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:23:46 PDT
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Kitchen Wall Pass Through http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Wall-Pass-Through-Knock-Down-Fun-Experienc/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:00:56 PDT
DIY renovation for small bathroom with small budget http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-renovation-for-small-bathroom-with-small-budge/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 05:09:36 PDT
How to Construct Houses with Plastic Bottles !! http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Innovation-in-Construction-using-Waste-Plastic/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:05:24 PDT
How to build a garage from the ground up http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-garage-from-the-ground-up/
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Fri, 7 Dec 2007 17:45:35 PST
Rapidobe - a cheap way to build walls, retaining walls, benches and shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapidobe-a-cheap-way-to-build-walls-retaining-w/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 09:59:30 PDT
Building a fence gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-fence-gate/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 08:59:51 PDT