Instructables: exploring - workshop - cool Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:08:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a mini Atomium
Build a mini Atomium - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bbruyne In this Instructable, I will explain you how to build your own mini Atomium. For those who don't know what the Atomium is, it is a huge monument in the Brussels, the capital of Belgium. The Atomium was build in 1958 for the Brussels World's Fair and engineered by André Waterkeyn. It is 102m tall. It...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 18:18:27 PDT
Copper wire ball Lamp
Copper wire ball Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> oliveira.igorm I had one small incandescent light laying around, so i decided to make a lamp using it. While I was looking for materials to use on the project, I found in a box some messy copper wire. The idea of a copper wire ball popped in my head, so I made it. Making a ball Making a ball out of wire can be...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:50:44 PDT
Speedometer Backlight & Voltmeter Mod
Speedometer Backlight & Voltmeter Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYByKev In this instructable I will show you how i recycled/rebuild two old speedometers to make one fully functional and mod it with backlight mod and voltmeter. Disassembly and parts I took two speedometers from Peugeot Speedfight 2 50cc scooter and teared them apart and ordered 12v blue led light sti...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:09:20 PDT
Wooden Phone (sculpture)
Wooden Phone (sculpture) - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea.arzensek I made this wooden phone for my Telephone Kiosk K2! Cut and glue Cut and glue pieces you'll need for your phone size.I used another phone to estimate sizes and give me an idea. Glue the Template and Cut it Glue the template and then cut it with a jigsaw, band saw, scroll saw, coping saw.... w...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 14:18:31 PDT
Adventures in Auto Air-Conditioning. Or Retrofit a NA Miata and Recharge it.
Adventures in Auto Air-Conditioning. Or Retrofit a NA Miata and Recharge it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome I picked up a 92 Mazda Miata for a fun/backup to a Chevy Aveo, If you saw my 2x4 tower game instructable you will see that i sort of pushed it beyond the cost benefit analysis to repair by breaking my windshield. It just needed too much work and would require about $1500 front end work to remain sa...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 21:04:10 PDT
Abstract Wood Wall Art
Abstract Wood Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon HeyI decided to bring some interest to my living roomBought 7 long wood Planks each 2 meter long and 2x2 cm wide.I asked for the guy at the wood shop to cut each and every plank into a different size ( one will be 10 cm , 12, cm 6 cm and so on )attached them to each other on my living room floor , ...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:45:02 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk
Secret Storage Floating Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> EnJoneer So I got bored of my regular corner desk and decided to build a floating desk into the corner alcove of my room to replace it. Then, I thought 'If I'm going to build a desk anyway, why not make it some funky james bond style desk?'..... so I decided to give it hidden storage compartments, and lights...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Darth Vader LED Frame (Star Wars)
Darth Vader LED Frame (Star Wars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea.arzensek I made very cool LED lit wooden frame with Darth Vader made from Oak pieces!I'll teach you how to make yours, it's super easy! Making the Stencil Use your computer/laptop screen to trace the picture you want to cut in wood (plywood/MDF/hardboard, etc.) Cut your Wood Strips Cut your wood to 1/4...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:23:03 PDT
Fire Flys In A Jar
Fire Flys In A Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> BuilderBro1 Hi! I'm sorry I haven't posted anything for a few months. But here's a project that's really cool and can add ambiance to any party. Or just to put on your dresser for looks. P.S. I'm sorry for blurry pictures. Lets get started! Materials You are going to need...A hot glue gun,A screw driver,Sh...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:21:25 PDT
Tool hanger from instamorph
Tool hanger from instamorph - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cordar_Moore 1. This is the finished product of what you will make. The design I am going for 1. This is basically the blueprint for my design and what I will be using to base my look off of. Heating your instamorph 1. Heat it to at least 140 degrease F / 60 degrease C.2. If using unopened bag let sit in p...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:35:29 PDT
Bedside Reading Lamp
Bedside Reading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon HeySooooo , we went ahead and finished decorating our master bedroom ( Finally !! )And the last thing that was missing was Bedside Reading Lamps I have searched everywhere for a nice looking lamp, with good pleasant light ( yellowish ) and as usual -- cheapBut all the lamps were expensive , or bad ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:30:30 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kyleluvspets When I fist set out to make a slingshot, I didn't know where to start. What do I make it out of? How do I make it? What shape should it be? Through out this instructable I will explain and show you what to do and how to do it. I am also trying something new, to make this palmshot using as little han...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
Coffee Table Made From Pallets
Coffee Table Made From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lordii How to make a coffee table from pallets. This has probably been done 1000 times but I was impressed with the outcome and it was fun, and proves how easy it is. The pallet size I used was smaller than the normal size you usually see, approx 780mm x 600mmYou can normally get pallets for free if you lo...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:39:57 PDT
Mini Heater
Mini Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nate Oaks This device is a personal mini heater. I will show you how to make this in less than 10 minutes and $5! Gather Your Supplies For this, you will need these items:1. Thin wire (I used 30 gauge wire).2. A small diameter tube. (I used a thin metal tube from an old air soft gun).3. Duct Tape (Optiona...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:43:25 PST
The Solar-Power Pin
The Solar-Power Pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtogether In any disaster, arguably one of the most important resources to the average human being is electricity (after food, water, and shelter, of course.) This wearable solar panel does not hold electricity, but can provide electricity in the case of emergency. It is designed to accompany the Solar-Powe...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:32 PST
The Solar-Power Ring
The Solar-Power Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtogether What if there were a sudden, catastrophic power failure, solar flare, or nuclear disaster? How would you power a flashlight, a cellphone, or some other commonly used, battery-powered device? Although, admittedly, this solar-ring is a simple, extremely impractical solution, it is still a sol...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:27 PST
Wooden Toy Trucks
Wooden Toy Trucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Woodworker_17 Like many people, I have younger family members, so I decided to make a toy for them to play with. Materials -any plank of wood(thicker the better)-saw(cutting the wood)-paint or stain (decor)-doll rod(axel)-drill-bit to cut circles-glueThe thicker the wood is better because little kids have litt...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:54:41 PST
Wood Pencil
Wood Pencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> Woodworker_17 This is my first instructable so it might be bad, please comment and like this so i will make more instructables, please follow me. Materials Nice, Dry StickDrill and drill bitExtra PencilKnife (shaping)Low grit sand paper (80 is good)This is very easy and can be done in about an hour. Shaping ...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:34:31 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Decorative Wood Lamp
Decorative Wood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jprid I don't have the lamp anymore, but i will do my best to explain the parts i have no picture of. Choose the design and pick out the wood I used inventor to decide on the design. The overall dimensions is about 14" square by 6' 6" high. The mahogany posts are 3/4" milled into an L shape and the pin...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:42:16 PST
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> LizardShop This Instructable will show you how to make small wire ornaments for cheap.Materials:Mechanics wire ($1.00)Soldering iron ($5.00)Solder (2.00)Magnets. (Free!) Template Making a template will help with bending your wire to the appropriate size according to the drawing. ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:37:44 PST
Flip Lantern
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Real Hoverboard Hovercraft
Real Hoverboard Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> Silentfauxfox Tired of remote control model hovercrafts how-to's? Want one that you and your friends can actually glide across the ground in style without spending a fortune on a kit? Well here you go!This is our home made, fully functioning, rideable hoverboard! We do not have a propulsion or advanced steering s...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:09:15 PST
Cool wooden nameplate
Cool wooden nameplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I wanted to make a cool desk name plate out of wood that looked a bit like the angrybirds font Gather supplies Tools scissors penSupplies popsicle sticks glue small wood board to place against (i got mine from a clementine box), and corner piece to stand on optional paintsmall screws (for de...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:40:26 PST
Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIY with Bag Cool Keeper Box
Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIY with Bag Cool Keeper Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> chillerdiy234 Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIYMaterials:2 Peltier,2 Fan Computer,Foam Containers Box, Tape........ Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator 1 Peltier Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator 1 Peltier Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerat...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 02:48:41 PST
Homemade Dirt Bike Stand
Homemade Dirt Bike Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> DoStuffRight In this video I am going to show you how to make a dirt bike stand out of a bedframe. Go to for more videos or to Donate to DoStuffRight through paypal
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 08:25:41 PST
Laser cut iPhone Stand
Laser cut iPhone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> thomasd6 This is a laser cut iPhone stand that I designed. The first thing you will need to do is gain access to a laser cutter. Then you will need to set the settings of the laser (the program I used was corel 10). For this phone stand you will need to set all the lines to cut all the way through (In co...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:35:25 PST
DIY LED DRL (Low cost and No-Drill approach)
DIY LED DRL (Low cost and No-Drill approach) - More DIY How To Projects]]> bhvm Zoom! There goes an Audi With Gleaming Pearls of LEDs called as DRLs or Daytime Running Lamps. You stand in awe, jaw dropped, Eyes popped. What a wonderful beast !!With this easy to follow guide, You can get the LED DRL look of Expensive Cars like Audi, BMW, Merc at a Fraction of Cost on Any sort of...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:08:57 PST
minion lamp
minion lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I was playing around with my diy vacuum forming machine, and i vacuum formed a minion. I decided to paint it and the put a light inside to create a minion lamp. Gather materials diy vacuum formerobject you want to vacuum form (i used a minion)led finger-lightpaintscissorsglue Forming vacuum ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:52:10 PST
Laser Cut Firemans Phone Stand
Laser Cut Firemans Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> jtw14 Fireman themed phone holder. Fire axes leaning on fire-hydrants put together on a Maltese cross. Works with most smartphones portrait or landscape. Made with 1/8 inch craft wood cut on a laser. Great for watching movies or just surfing the web. This particular version is engraved with STATION 12 but...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:36:00 PST
Letter "A" Phone Stand
Letter "A" Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrew1096 Using a laser printer I cut a 1.15 inch thick wooden phone stand that appears to be two of the letter A because my name is Andrew. It is simple but still looks nice and gets the job done and is sturdy. It is essentially three pieces and can easily be glued together to bind them. There is simply a fl...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 17:19:29 PST
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pulvejj I used Autodesk inventor to design a phone stand for a key chain. I used a laser printer to print the final product which could hold my iPhone 5 with the case on it. Project was inspired byEasy DIY phone holder keychain. by aescobar Ortega Design I first used design software to c...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:40:31 PDT
Tips For Boats That Your Making
Tips For Boats That Your Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> Austydude Have you ever wanted to have some tips to have a cooler boat well you've come to the right place! Walk The Plank! This is how you make a plank for your little toy figures to walk off its simple and easy!Materials:Saw,Tiny strip of oak wood,carpenters glueSo you take out your saw and cut the strip...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:09:20 PDT
Jeep tail light armor
Jeep tail light armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> bginoza Do you want to do something awesome to your jeep but you just don't have the money for a lift kit or a roof rack? You can awesomeify your jeep with some sweet caged in tail lights for a lot less and give your jeep more confidence in one fast tutorial. Lets do it.These particular tail light guards a...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:55:11 PDT
skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Modular Cardboard Shoe Rack
Modular Cardboard Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> flowstyleliving Stackable/Insertable platformsMaterials:Cardboard (Amazon Prime boxes and a Sterilite shelf box)Tools:KnifeDuct Tape 0K Start! Pick the most sensible side to cut out. Reinforce with duct tape. Build le shelves Cut to dimensions of your shoes. Tape flat board on top for added support Cut along...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:20:19 PDT
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online - More DIY How To Projects]]> adenda2 I love the look and feel of the bentwood rings,but the only ones I could find are a bit plain for me. If I'm going to have a wooden ring, It's got to show off my skills a little, right? So had some time and paitence, so I thought I'd take it up a notch and show you how it's done. Since I couldn't ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
How to make a whiskey bottle lamp
How to make a whiskey bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 This is the coolest looking lamp i ve ever had. It's quite simple to make. However, you have to be very careful when cutting the bottleAll you need isan empty whiskey bottlea yarnacetonea lightera pot of cold watera bulb fitting Cut the bottle 1. Be careful!2. soak the yarn in acetone3. wind the ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:02:38 PDT
SCOOBY DOO VAN - More DIY How To Projects]]> D0c Trasformation in to Scooby Doo Van. forget all your super cars for getting cool attention! This mystery machine van was about to end up in the scrap heap and was originally saved from that fate as it was going to be used as a play house for kids toys, The vehicle was suitable due to its compact ...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 05:12:16 PDT
Garage Cooler
Garage Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> fpayton1 If you want to work in your garage during hot summers, then this is the project for you. Today I made my own NFL style Swamp cooler so I could get stuff done when it's a 110 degrees in the garage. This is my first instructable by the way. CREATE A BASE Using some scrap wood laying around the gar...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:06:19 PDT
Solar Engraving Wood
Solar Engraving Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> MarkYu So now it is summer and the sun is out, it is super hot, and the sun's rays are the strongest this time of year, so why not harness it to make some cool and cheap engravings into wood. I created this Instructable to somewhat recreate the ability of laser engraving wood. However, my results were way ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 18:00:51 PDT
Cozen Chair
Cozen Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> nostrem This is the Cozen Chair, it's the second chair that I have made. When you sit down in the Cozen, you have no pain or uncomfortable pressure points. The back of the chair is specifically bent at the correct angle to give you maximum comfort. Cozen equals ergonomic and styled.Tools Needed:Welder (MIG ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 19:09:38 PDT
Night Walker Lamp
Night Walker Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> nostrem Hello Instructables,This is a piece I call Night Walker. I envisioned him to be an older gentleman walking outside his home looking for what ever spooked him. The lantern he is holding is suppose to resemble one of an older style. A older more orangey light bulb would be best for a flame kind of loo...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 PDT
Giant Jenga Diy
Giant Jenga Diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey everybody it's momo. And today were going to make an outdoor Jenga set/ lawn jenga! Do enjoy! Supplies 1- sander2- power saw3- 8 foot long, 2x4 wide wood4- (not necessary, but advised) safety glasses On The Power Saw Put in a stopper thing so you won't have to measure every time. The stopp...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 20:23:25 PDT
recycled pallet note pad chalk board
recycled pallet note pad chalk board - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickysp8 have a note pad handy where ever you need it. Not only does it use recycled pallets but also saves on paper note pads Simple to make and fun to use Things I used TOOLS Pallet wood (1/4 sawn)Table saw spar varnishHand plane ...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 22:03:03 PDT
Car Polishing (Mother's Polishing Tool Made Cheap)
Car Polishing (Mother's Polishing Tool Made Cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> MarkYu I have a very helpful and useful hack for anyone who wants to polish things such as car rims, grilles, exhaust tips, metal, and other materials and items. This hack is a cheaper remake of the Mother's Powerball, and will save you $21 which can go into more important things in our lives. This polishi...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:36:37 PDT
Skateboard recycled into shelves
Skateboard recycled into shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin I found this small skateboard near our trash cans and decided I could definitely use this for something creative. I chose to clean, paint cut and hang the board on my wall as shelves. The skateboard I found looked something like the one in the picture.What you will need:skateboardshelf bracketssmall...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 10:23:26 PDT
The Making of A Picture Frame ytareke1988 I thought I would share the process of making a picture frame for my bathroom wall. The most challenging part is cutting the pieces correctly, other than that it's a pretty simple process. Meet Emona Lisa.
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:42:22 PDT
1940s Radio Bar
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Tools needed for Projects
Tools needed for Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging If you going to be making projects you need the right tool for the job. Tools can be expensive I slowly started gathering tools as I needed them for projects. Also keeping your tools organized is very important in saving time when you need to find and use them. I have a main tool box that is good fo...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:36:25 PDT