Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - construction - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:33:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Rebar Cages On-site For Concrete Piers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Rebar-Cages-On-site-For-Concrete-Piers/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:59:34 PDT
Trick for Attaching Sill Plates To Concrete Footings http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-for-Attaching-Sill-Plates-To-Concrete-Footin/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:22 PDT
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
Backyard Blacksmith Shop Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Blacksmith-Shop-Shed/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 00:13:12 PDT
Construction Ventilator: What is it? How do you use it? http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-Ventilator-What-is-it-How-do-you-u/
Construction Ventilator: What is it? How do you use it? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/G7FZ/HJ1XJ0Q8/FWBG7FZHJ1XJ0Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/G7FZ/HJ1XJ0Q8/FWBG7FZHJ1XJ0Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/G7FZ/HJ1XJ0Q8/FWBG7FZHJ1XJ0Q8.SMALL.jpg Mechenger Having some professional experience with controlled manufacturing environments, it occurred to me that being able to setup a negative pressure system in household rooms during renovations would be a great way to keep the construction dust away from the rest of the house. This instructable focuses o...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 17:40:43 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 Make A Common Rafter For Any Width Structure http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Common-Rafter-For-Any-Width-Structur/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 17:04:14 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
How to build a treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-treehouse/
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Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:06:25 PDT