Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:02:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to remove wallpaper the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-wallpaper-the-easy-way/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:17:36 PDT
Renos http://www.instructables.com/id/Renos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W7DS/HZV3Q928/FBRW7DSHZV3Q928.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W7DS/HZV3Q928/FBRW7DSHZV3Q928.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W7DS/HZV3Q928/FBRW7DSHZV3Q928.SMALL.jpg Paskawimostos Build a Soundproof Wall Wind Mill (vertical axis wind turbine) Convenient paint holder for a ladder How To Install a Faux Beam Faux Stone Painting Ladder load spreader - avoid wall damage How To replace old guttering null null null
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:48:47 PDT
Convenient paint holder for a ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Convenient-paint-holder-for-a-ladder/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:25:57 PDT
Simple Tiny House Loft Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tiny-House-Loft-Ladder/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:14:24 PDT
Ceiling Mounted Waterfall Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-Mounted-Waterfall-Shower/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:03:30 PDT
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
Curtains holding bar: Cheap, Easy and clean. http://www.instructables.com/id/Curtains-holding-bar-Cheap-Easy-and-clean/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:59:56 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
Make a Hole with Dremel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hole-with-Dremel/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:31:31 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
back yard fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/back-yard-fountain/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:06:40 PDT
Decorate your house with old t-shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-your-house-with-old-t-shirts/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:26:59 PDT
Tea house wall painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-house-wall-painting/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:25:37 PDT
Paint your work table http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-work-table/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:54:16 PDT
Uncluttering phone wires http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclutting-phone-wires/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:16:27 PDT
THE JEEP CAVE FLOOR http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-JEEP-CAVE-FLOOR/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:38:15 PDT
TIssue Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/TIssue-Flowers/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:35:45 PDT
Faux Stone Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Painting/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:54:01 PDT
Rain Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Chains/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:49:01 PDT
How To Apply a Garage Floor Coating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Apply-a-Garage-Floor-Coating/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:57:10 PDT
2 Face Mat-Pillow DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Face-Mat-Pillow-DIY/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:11:17 PDT
Concrete Countertop With Integrated Sink and Fiber Optics http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Countertop-With-Integrated-Sink-and-Fiber/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:25:28 PDT
Concrete Resurfacer Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Resurfacer-Countertop/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:46 PDT
How to cut and resize a steel clad entry door http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-and-resize-a-steel-clad-entry-door/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:18:58 PDT
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/
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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/
Recycled Glass Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This bright blue recycled glass countertop was made as a shipping and packaging table in our Berkeley, CA warehouse. The countertop contains 75 pounds of recycled blue glass and 50 pounds of Surecrete’s Terrazzo Mix. The color is CHENG’s SmartColor Indigo and the entire project is sealed with Sur...
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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