Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:11:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 The secret to a bathroom river tile floor for $19.50 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-secret-to-a-bathroom-river-tile-floor-for-1950/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:44:50 PDT
Servicing an Aqualisa Aquavalve 605/405 Shower controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-an-Aqualisa-Aquavalve-605405-Shower-cont/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:53:32 PDT
Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-4591-4592-4593/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F98/8WA1/HXYYGAG8/F988WA1HXYYGAG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F98/8WA1/HXYYGAG8/F988WA1HXYYGAG8.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F98/8WA1/HXYYGAG8/F988WA1HXYYGAG8.SMALL.jpg ichurch1 Secret door that looks like an 8' fence Simple Wooden Workbench Stovetop / Countertop Pallet Wood TV Console Table How to make a SUPER SWEET end grain cutting board! The P.A.L.L.E.T. (Pallet And Loose Lumber Enclosure Tower) How to Make a Closet Organizer Out of PVC Co...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:24:14 PDT
Kitchen Cabinet Makeover for less than $250 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Cabinet-Makeover-for-less-than-250/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:32:44 PDT
Metallic Masterpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Metallic-Masterpiece/
Metallic Masterpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/TU6U/HXV3AP9O/FXBTU6UHXV3AP9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/TU6U/HXV3AP9O/FXBTU6UHXV3AP9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/TU6U/HXV3AP9O/FXBTU6UHXV3AP9O.SMALL.jpg GretchenRK1993 Base Coat Cover your wall in a light gray or purple base coat in an eggshell sheen First Color Start with your darkest metallic first. We used a bronze. Mark, tape, and paint a few squares, using a damp rag to evenly "rag off" the fresh paint, reviling the base coat Second Color After wait...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:44:47 PDT
Secret door that looks like an 8' fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-that-looks-like-an-8-fence/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:07:39 PDT
Recycled Glass Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glass-Countertop/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:44 PDT
DIY Storm Drain Repair Video http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Storm-Drain-Repair-Video/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:58:23 PDT
Swamp Cooler Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Swamp-Cooler-Repair/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:08:23 PDT
Block Light up landscape pillar http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-Light-up-landscape-pillar/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:33:51 PDT
Glue 3d printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-3d-printing/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:02:44 PDT
Upgrade an OLD Metal Shed Exterior http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-an-OLD-Metal-Shed-Exterior/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 16:50:25 PDT
Seasonal Backyard Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Seasonal-Backyard-Sink/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 19:36:10 PDT
Paint Using Faux Technique http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Using-Faux-Technique/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:39:32 PDT
Paint Stirrer/Mixer (Easy, and to keep!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-StirrerMixer-Easy-and-to-keep/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 19:37:35 PDT
DOOR FRAME REPAIR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ROTTEN-DOOR-FRAME/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 04:52:58 PDT
How to Fix the Board in the Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-the-Board-in-the-Wall/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 03:27:39 PDT
DIY Privacy Panels for a small balcony http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Privacy-Panels-for-a-small-balcony/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:34:34 PDT
How to repaint a shower & tub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repaint-a-shower-tub/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:53:35 PDT
Deco Podge Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Deco-Podge-Dresser/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:34:28 PDT
Form In Place Concrete paver patio http://www.instructables.com/id/Form-In-Place-Concrete-paver-patio/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:32:21 PDT
Refurbish an Outside Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Outside-Light/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:56:31 PDT
Design Your Own Tiny House Using Sketchup http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Your-Own-Tiny-House-Using-Free-Sketchup/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:20:09 PDT
Fabric Formed Foundation http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Formed-Foundation/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:45:02 PDT
RPi Garage Door Opener for Rentals http://www.instructables.com/id/RPi-Garage-Door-Opener-for-Rentals/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 05:10:12 PDT
Automatic Pool Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Pool-Filler/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:38:01 PDT
Holding concertina window shutters with magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Holding-concertina-window-shutters-with-magnets/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:05:08 PDT
a tiny hut build of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/a-tiny-hut-build-of-wood/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:55:43 PDT
Thoreau Off-Grid Cabin Design Under $1000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Thoreau-Off-Grid-Cabin-Design-Under-900/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 17:23:40 PDT
How To Convert a Grill from Propane to Natural Gas (Update) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Convert-a-Grill-from-Propane-to-Natural-Gas-1/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:13:23 PDT
Quixote Off-Grid Cabin Under $5000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quixote-Off-Grid-Cabin-Under-5000/
Quixote Off-Grid Cabin Under $5000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I2AW/HV9HSMQP/FGGI2AWHV9HSMQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I2AW/HV9HSMQP/FGGI2AWHV9HSMQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I2AW/HV9HSMQP/FGGI2AWHV9HSMQP.SMALL.jpg LaMar Solarcabin I am a long time off-grid homesteader and designer of small (under 400 sqft) cabins and houses for off-grid living and DIY builders. I recently came across a website that showed a fantastic little cottage style cabin that was being built to house homeless people in Olympia, Washington in the Quixote...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:55:58 PDT
Circular saw cutting jig for vinyl siding http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-siding-cutting-jig/
Circular saw cutting jig for vinyl siding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/R6QQ/HV9FTN3V/F1QR6QQHV9FTN3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/R6QQ/HV9FTN3V/F1QR6QQHV9FTN3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/R6QQ/HV9FTN3V/F1QR6QQHV9FTN3V.SMALL.jpg earz_cd I recently replaced the old weathered aluminum siding on my house with maintenance free vinyl siding. The cuts can be done by hand with a set of tin snips, but squeezing the snips 5-6 times per cut can get really tiring and leaves a somewhat jagged edge. Even though most of the cut edges will be hid...
By: earz_cd

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Fri, 16 May 2014 10:38:19 PDT
Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoration-1-2/
Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/LG97/HV3QC25W/FWDLG97HV3QC25W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/LG97/HV3QC25W/FWDLG97HV3QC25W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/LG97/HV3QC25W/FWDLG97HV3QC25W.SMALL.jpg ljubicica Hi people here are some of my works. This is my hobby, I'm making the arrangements for decoration from natural materials.
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Wed, 14 May 2014 16:06:00 PDT
Feature Fire Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Feature-Fire-Place/
Feature Fire Place - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/Q43M/HUYBDTYE/FCZQ43MHUYBDTYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/Q43M/HUYBDTYE/FCZQ43MHUYBDTYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/Q43M/HUYBDTYE/FCZQ43MHUYBDTYE.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Source Some Timber I had recently renovated a terrace house and removed a monster chimney breast to make our tiny front room a little bigger. Unfortunately removing the chimney removed a little character too. My plan was to create a feature wall to house both the fire and tv and create a focal p...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 13:04:47 PDT
Homemade Air conditioner (a/c) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-conditioner-ac/
Homemade Air conditioner (a/c) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/KKXN/HUX9YHWR/FSZKKXNHUX9YHWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/KKXN/HUX9YHWR/FSZKKXNHUX9YHWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/KKXN/HUX9YHWR/FSZKKXNHUX9YHWR.SMALL.jpg kdas_kvs HiiiI'm back with air conditioning project. This is a simple Homemade, portable, 12V DC air conditioning system.So guys you can make one using the following steps. Parts required PlywoodOld radiator fanOld windshield washer pump12V 4A power supply (you can use a computer SMPS also)Copper tube (5...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 20:49:14 PDT
How To Install Radiant Barrier on Attic Rafters in 5 Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Radiant-Barrier-on-Attic-Rafters-in/
How To Install Radiant Barrier on Attic Rafters in 5 Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SMALL.jpg AtticFoil The goal of adding a radiant barrier in your attic is to cover as much of the underside of the roof as possible. You want to add the foil on all surfaces that make up the roof, but you also need to keep vents open and clear of the foil. Determine how much you need. For stapling foil up, you need ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 12:44:27 PDT
Home Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Hacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1IUN/HUVS4XYJ/FHF1IUNHUVS4XYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1IUN/HUVS4XYJ/FHF1IUNHUVS4XYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1IUN/HUVS4XYJ/FHF1IUNHUVS4XYJ.SMALL.jpg TempusMori Secret door bookcase Propane Bottle Lego Head Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair Secret Candlestick Switch Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door Air-Powered Star Trek Style Door Sliding door secret compartment
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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:41:18 PDT
Drywall Arch http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-Arch/
Drywall Arch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/Q2RV/HUU1E5F9/FLKQ2RVHUU1E5F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/Q2RV/HUU1E5F9/FLKQ2RVHUU1E5F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/Q2RV/HUU1E5F9/FLKQ2RVHUU1E5F9.SMALL.jpg amarianni This is a project of turning an existing non load bearing doorway into an archway. I copied an existing archway, so I saved myself Find a doorway In this photo there is an original archway (left) and a doorway that was blocked off by drywall (right). I cut out the frame of wood and drywall that ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:18:03 PDT
Stone Veneer Fire Pit Patio http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Veneer-Fire-Pit-Patio/
Stone Veneer Fire Pit Patio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QOIJ/HTOUEKB7/F0QQOIJHTOUEKB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QOIJ/HTOUEKB7/F0QQOIJHTOUEKB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/QOIJ/HTOUEKB7/F0QQOIJHTOUEKB7.SMALL.jpg alr227    I set out to build a small but permanent fire pit/patio area. The dimensions got revised as I went along though, and I wound up with a fairly large flagstone patio and sitting wall. I'd never taken on a masonry project, so I relied heavily on internet help videos, how-to's, and some old-fashioned...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:28:12 PDT
Sugru neodymium repelling door buffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-neodymium-door-buffer/
Sugru neodymium repelling door buffer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8CO2/HUMTM2H8/FDZ8CO2HUMTM2H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8CO2/HUMTM2H8/FDZ8CO2HUMTM2H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/8CO2/HUMTM2H8/FDZ8CO2HUMTM2H8.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Sugru has in its catalog a beautiful Magnet Kit. Given that applications of such powerful magnet attraction force are so many, I had wish to find a way to take advantage of its powerful repelling force. All right, maybe this is not the most useful invention I could find... anyway it's the first whic...
By: andrea biffi

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:03:59 PDT
Updated Closet Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-Closet-Storage/
Updated Closet Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/LR4N/HUIWL4QN/FHHLR4NHUIWL4QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/LR4N/HUIWL4QN/FHHLR4NHUIWL4QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/LR4N/HUIWL4QN/FHHLR4NHUIWL4QN.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 Wife and i had decided we really needed some extra storage space in our closet, more specifically a lot more space for hanging clothes. We decided to go with a double rack instead of the single we had. I drew up a few designs and we decided to also add a shelving tower along one of the walls and a s...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:57:18 PDT
Replacing Central Heating Linked Towel Radiator by Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Central-Heating-Linked-Towel-Radiator-by/
Replacing Central Heating Linked Towel Radiator by Yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8JBC/HUH8FRX7/F6K8JBCHUH8FRX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8JBC/HUH8FRX7/F6K8JBCHUH8FRX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/8JBC/HUH8FRX7/F6K8JBCHUH8FRX7.SMALL.jpg joanwong I love my home and do all kinds of work with my own hands. It’s not because I’m fond of DIY, but because when I do everything by myself, I feel that the house I live in actually becomes my home. The last “project” of mine (well, ok, not just mine, but my boyfriend mostly :) ) was replacing an old t...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:49:21 PDT
Monitors for home door locks. http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitors-for-home-door-locks/
Monitors for home door locks. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/8KK2/HUBWTJ2M/F3C8KK2HUBWTJ2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/8KK2/HUBWTJ2M/F3C8KK2HUBWTJ2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/8KK2/HUBWTJ2M/F3C8KK2HUBWTJ2M.SMALL.jpg garymunson One of the failings of most alarm systems is that they only monitor that you have doors closed and do not tell you if you have locked the doors. I decided to re-purpose common garage door monitors to function as a 'locked door' reporter. I recently came across 'Deadbolt Beacons' that attach to your ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:54:05 PDT
Tall Drop Rod For Fence Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Drop-Rod-For-Fence-Gate/
Tall Drop Rod For Fence Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/40XR/HU8O98MQ/FV840XRHU8O98MQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/40XR/HU8O98MQ/FV840XRHU8O98MQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/40XR/HU8O98MQ/FV840XRHU8O98MQ.SMALL.jpg earz_cd We recently built a privacy fence with a double gate. I needed something to pin one side to the ground to keep it from swinging open. Most hardware stores sell drop rod kits, but they are typically only about 30" long. When you figure that you'll want at least 5" in the ground, the handle will only ...
By: earz_cd

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:53:26 PDT
Custom Flagstone Backyard Patio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-asymmetrical-stone-tiles-in-you-bac/
Custom Flagstone Backyard Patio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/J4GG/HU6RZF9D/F8PJ4GGHU6RZF9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/J4GG/HU6RZF9D/F8PJ4GGHU6RZF9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/J4GG/HU6RZF9D/F8PJ4GGHU6RZF9D.SMALL.jpg Hariskal EDIT: After asking for some help, I decided to make a separate instructable for the bench and change the name to "flagstone backyard patio". The whole project took almost a week to finish. Ever since last summer I was thinking to improve the looks of the backyard of my parents' house. So I d...
By: Hariskal

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:53:35 PDT
How to make a flow switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-flow-switch/
How to make a flow switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/D2MW/HU48969D/FOCD2MWHU48969D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/D2MW/HU48969D/FOCD2MWHU48969D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/D2MW/HU48969D/FOCD2MWHU48969D.SMALL.jpg radarguy First let me say that this is the very first Instructable that I have made so please be easy on your critiques. I have a very elaborate well water treatment system that had been plagued with problems.  One problem is I am using chlorine to kill bacteria and then removing the chlorine with charcoal ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:24 PDT
I sketch a interior of a bathroom impromptu http://www.instructables.com/id/I-sketch-a-interior-of-a-bathroom-impromptu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/4UZ9/HTUFCI61/FMY4UZ9HTUFCI61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/4UZ9/HTUFCI61/FMY4UZ9HTUFCI61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/4UZ9/HTUFCI61/FMY4UZ9HTUFCI61.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I sketched a picture looked into bathroom from the top. I can overlook the whole room and think that it is easy to look. A disappearance point is important to this how to describe. I can express a perspective by setting a disappearance point. Let's sketch it! Please subscribe!! http://www.youtube.c...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:28:36 PDT
coffered ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/coffered-ceiling-1/
coffered ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/68RL/HTUFCJ29/FJ268RLHTUFCJ29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/68RL/HTUFCJ29/FJ268RLHTUFCJ29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/68RL/HTUFCJ29/FJ268RLHTUFCJ29.SMALL.jpg shaneltl Hi guys wanted to show that after marking where all my joists were I used 2by8 's to create the grid I needed to make for 9 even squares in my 14by14 foot room. I had to also allow for the part faux beams that would be connected to the wall. here is what the finished grid looks like. I also used...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:40:34 PDT
A whiter, brighter vermiculite ceiling - painting by roller... http://www.instructables.com/id/A-whiter-brighter-vermiculite-ceiling-painting-by-/
A whiter, brighter vermiculite ceiling - painting by roller... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NXDN/HTRVJGNT/FD6NXDNHTRVJGNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NXDN/HTRVJGNT/FD6NXDNHTRVJGNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NXDN/HTRVJGNT/FD6NXDNHTRVJGNT.SMALL.jpg startree Welcome to my instructable on how to paint a vermiculite ceiling as an DIYer, by a DIYer, so yes, it's the blind leading the blind. I had never done one before, and truly put if off for near a decade out of pure terror of stuffing it up... but now i have, and if I do say so myself, quite successfull...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:53:00 PDT
Chinup bar and gymnastic rings http://www.instructables.com/id/The-perfect-home-gym-for-cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SMALL.jpg stillonaroll I hate the step by step so here it is all in one.  This is a combination chinup bar/ adjustable gymnastic rings. These allow you to do basically every body weight exercise.  I am 6'1 about 215 lbs and it supports me no problem, with enough height too.  Materials needed: - 2 of these: http://www.ho...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:35:09 PDT