Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - house - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:49:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Rekeying Home Locks Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Rekeying-Home-Locks-Yourself/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:35:22 PST
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Sound Proofing Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Proofing-Windows/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 14:44:46 PST
How to Install a Central Vacuum Cleaning System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Central-Vacuum-Cleaning-System/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:10:28 PST
Container House http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-House/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:40:10 PDT
How to Install Gutters http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Gutters/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:42:04 PDT
How to Sell Your Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sell-Your-Home-1/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 05:39:12 PST
How to Build Dirt Cheap Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Dirt-Cheap-Houses/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 02:59:17 PST
Air-Powered Star Trek Style Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Star-Trek-Style-Door/
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 12:08:58 PST