Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:24:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Patch Drywall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Patch-Drywall/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:27:02 PDT
Outdoor AC Unit Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-AC-Unit-Cover/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:28:35 PDT
Repair Windows (not the OS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Windows-not-the-OS/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:14:29 PDT
Winterizing a shed office http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherproofing-a-shed-office/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:56:04 PDT
Basement painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Basement-painting/
Basement painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/RAE5/I169OATF/FDBRAE5I169OATF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/RAE5/I169OATF/FDBRAE5I169OATF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/RAE5/I169OATF/FDBRAE5I169OATF.SMALL.jpg jgaffney3 My girlfriend and I just bought our first house. We decided that it would be a great idea to paint the basement before we moved everything in. It should give it that clean and new feel, even though house was built in the 50's. In the following steps i will share with you my 4 day ordeal and how t...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:06:44 PDT
Make a Hidden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hidden-Gate/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:14:39 PDT
Dust collector using exhaust fan and bucket of water http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-collector-using-exhaust-fan-and-bucket-of-wat/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 03:16:57 PDT
DIY Ikea Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ikea-Kitchen-Island/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:15:10 PDT
Spruce up your shop: install a wood floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Spruce-up-your-shop-install-a-wood-floor/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:04:50 PDT
Renovating bedroom time lapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Renovating-bedroom-time-lapse/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 06:44:02 PDT
How to refinish your hardwood floor (under carpet) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refinish-your-hardwood-floor-under-carpet/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:41:23 PDT
Fun Room Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Room-Update/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:21:36 PDT
Improve your yard! Make a brick and stone walkway http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-yard-Make-a-brick-and-stone-walkway/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:47:13 PDT
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
TV Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Fish-Tank/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:30:36 PDT
Wall Demolition (install a pass through) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Demolition-install-a-pass-through/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:56:05 PDT
How to tunnel under a Side walk/Walkway path. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tunnel-under-a-Side-walkWalkway-path/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:57:21 PDT
Build a Wood Fired Earth Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Wood-Fired-Earth-Oven/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:15:56 PDT
Porch-Swing Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Fire-Pit/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:29 PDT
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 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/
back yard fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/U8KD/HZ6T8KCD/FUDU8KDHZ6T8KCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/U8KD/HZ6T8KCD/FUDU8KDHZ6T8KCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/U8KD/HZ6T8KCD/FUDU8KDHZ6T8KCD.SMALL.jpg hobogato A local store had these cool ceramic pots on sale, so Ii decided to make a fountain. finished fountain. If I were to redo this project, I would have picked a slightly larger pot to prevent splashout. my solution for this one was to place ferns in pots around the fountain - they love the constant ti...
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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
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/
Servicing an Aqualisa Aquavalve 605/405 Shower controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/4KWT/HXZ5JCMI/FVI4KWTHXZ5JCMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/4KWT/HXZ5JCMI/FVI4KWTHXZ5JCMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/4KWT/HXZ5JCMI/FVI4KWTHXZ5JCMI.SMALL.jpg qthurtle There are plenty of explanations about removing this shower controller cartridge (both the thermostatic version - 605 and the manual version - 405) but nowhere could I find out how to dismantle the cartridge so that I could replace the O rings inside.I believe that a whole range of Aqualisa cartridg...
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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