Instructables: exploring - workshop - home - renovation http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 22:22:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Weekend Home Makeover ( Pt 6. Odds and Ends) http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Home-Makeover-Pt-6-Odds-and-Ends/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:23:21 PST
Weekend Home Makeover ( Pt. 5 Baseboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Home-Makeover-Pt-5-Baseboard/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:17:27 PST
Weekend Home Makeover (Pt. 4 Electrical Sockets & Switches) http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Home-Makeover-Pt-4-Electrical-Sockets-Swit/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:14:49 PST
Weekend Home Makeover ( Pt. 3 Ceiling Texture & Paint) http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Home-Makeover-Pt-3-Ceiling-Texture-Paint/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:12:48 PST
Weekend Home Makeover ( Pt. 2 Patching Holes & Knockdown. http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Home-Makeover-Pt-2-Patching-Holes-Knockdow/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:07:41 PST
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Up from the Ashes a Mantle Piece renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-from-the-Ashes-a-Mantle-Piece-renovation/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:35:26 PDT
Build a Closet Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Closet-Office/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:42 PDT
How to Sell Your Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sell-Your-Home-1/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 05:39:12 PST
Remodel another bathroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Remodel-another-bathroom/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 20:06:28 PST
Air-Powered Star Trek Style Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Star-Trek-Style-Door/
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 12:08:58 PST
Installing Chair Rail http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Chair-Rail/
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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:54:55 PST
Sand and refinish your hardwood floors with a converted floor polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-and-refinish-your-hardwood-floors-with-a-conv/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:10:51 PST
Remodel a bathroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Remodel-a-bathroom/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2009 21:41:14 PDT