Instructables: exploring - workshop - cleaning - popular Sun, 2 Aug 2015 17:48:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Great Vinegar Experiment
The Great Vinegar Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious I have read many Instructables suggesting many ways to de-rust items.I have even tried a few with variable results, so I decided that it was time to do a definitive test.This is that test. The apparatus This could be done using any containers but I decided to make a neat set up using cut off and ...
By: Gregarious

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:41:47 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection
Contractor Saw Dust Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheWoodfather Ugh. Dust, amirite?My shopvac isn’t very high quality and a proper dust collection system is a long way off for me, but I’m sick of tasting pine with my evening meal. And I can’t leave anything in my shop without a thick coating of dust forming on it. I left my bike in the shop while I made a few cu...
By: TheWoodfather

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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> matrix32176 Have you ever dropped a nail or screw on the floor and not be able to find where it went too until it ends up stuck in your shoe, or worse, your foot? This will help to quickly fix that. Usually the answer is to grab a magnet, get down on the old prayer bones, and sweep around until you hear the t...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
Reverse Airflow Nozzle for an air compressor
Reverse Airflow Nozzle for an air compressor - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bardicl So after watching a video on how to clean your dryer air vent I went in search of an attachment for the end of my air compressor. A reverse airflow attachment that connects to the end of your air compressor hose. You push it into your dryer vent from the outside, turn on the air, and as you pull the...
By: Bardicl

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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 00:09:32 PST
Handheld Car Wash
Handheld Car Wash - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robb I built a fully-featured backpack-mounted powerful motorized solution to your dirty car problems.Tired of washing your car while tethered to the garden hose?Did you enjoy watching Ghostbusters? Do you have an old Scuba tank laying around?One of my biggest pet peeves is having a dirty car, there is n...
By: Robb

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:38:49 PST
My Workspace 2014
My Workspace 2014 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Hey guys! Welcome to my workspace. It's been a while since I last posted an update of it. Here's what it looks like right now (6/12/14). A lot has changed since 2012. I guess this is more of a show and tell than a tutorial. Anyway, I'll share with you how I sort and organize my stuff.What's New?- Ad...

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:07:46 PDT
How to Install a Central Vacuum Cleaning System
How to Install a Central Vacuum Cleaning System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Popular Mechanics If you’re tired of dragging a portable vacuum cleaner from room to room, you might consider a central vacuum system. Central vacs are convenient, quiet and up to five times more powerful than portable vacs. With self-cleaning microfilters, they capture smaller particles than many portable units, and...
By: Popular Mechanics

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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:10:28 PST
How To: Clean your motorcycle helmet
How To: Clean your motorcycle helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike Lork Whether you're a new or experienced rider, chances are you're going to have a smelly/dirty helmet after all the motorcycle riding you've done. A lotta people ask how to clean lids inside and out, and although there are a lotta different methods and suggestions, I've compiled the most effective ways ...
By: Mike Lork

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Wed, 20 May 2009 09:06:52 PDT
How To Clean Surfaces with TSP The Family Handyman Before you start painting with your new color, you'll need to clean the surface so that paint will better adhere to the wall. We've got something that can help you clean those walls quickly, without too much effort. We advise taking a sponge and trisodium phosphate cleaner (or TSP substitute) to was...
By: The Family Handyman

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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:36:03 PST
Shop Vac Hose cheap/easy upgrade
Shop Vac Hose cheap/easy upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> junkerjp My shop-vac hose end always seemed to kink at inconvenient times and I was tired of it. Of course I could pay $40 for a better shop-vac hose but I never could justify the expense. Rather, I became determined to make the one that I already owned more usable. With a little brain-storming and checking ...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 19:33:53 PST
Care and Feeding of Fog Machines
Care and Feeding of Fog Machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tiller Do you have a Fog machine? Do you use it infrequently? Have you noticed it's output decrease? Here's some simple cleaning tips you can use to keep your fog machine working well. Empty the fluid tank Most fog machines that are cheap have a built in fluid tank so you will have to empty it. But ...
By: Tiller

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Sat, 12 May 2007 17:39:04 PDT
Clean your headlights with toothpaste
Clean your headlights with toothpaste - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink So you're driving around super late at night in the middle of Nowhere, NM - and you realize you can't see a THING. And you and your significant other talk about cleaning the headlights, or getting new bulbs, or something. But the store bought kits cost way more than you can afford because you just ...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:11:56 PDT
Electrolytic Rust Removal aka Magic
Electrolytic Rust Removal aka Magic - More DIY How To Projects]]> ToolNut This is a relatively simple, safe and cheap way to remove light or heavy rust from any ferrous object. I used this process to restore an old wood plane that I bought for $1 (it looked totally un-usable because of the rust). As opposed to grinding, heavy wire brushing and acid bath processes, this me...
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Sun, 30 Jul 2006 19:01:18 PDT
Ceiling Storage Solution
Ceiling Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid I'm a bit of a hoarder, I must admit.  Not like, at the level of mental illness or anything, you won't be seeing me on Hoarders any time soon, but I have a tendency to collect bits and pieces of things I think maybe someday I'll use.  Maybe.  Just in case that interestingly shaped piece of whatever ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:23:18 PDT