Instructables: exploring - workshop - insulation - featured Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:13:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Soundproof Wall
Build a Soundproof Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina Up until recently, the only thing between my room and the one adjoining was a set of double doors. I like living with people and do so by choice, but being able to hear someone's entire phone conversation word for word seemed a little much. So I set out to build a more proper wall between us, and ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
Cheap radiator reflectors to lower your fuel bills
Cheap radiator reflectors to lower your fuel bills - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yorkshire Lass Central heating radiators do a good job of warming the wall behind them, which isn’t a great use of energy particularly if the radiator is on an uninsulated outside wall.  A reflector positioned behind the radiator will save some of this wasted energy, meaning that the room should heat up quicker an...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 10:19:20 PST
Giant Flying Discs
Giant Flying Discs - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This was an experiment to see if I could make an enormous Frisbee-style flying disc. The goal was to make one that was as massive as possible, but still actually flyable.  I ended up making two versions--both of which did indeed fly, although with varying levels of success.  The smaller of the two...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:40:36 PDT
Epic Basement Renovation!
Epic Basement Renovation! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o A warning to the weak willed! A basement renovation can be trying to your patience, the patience of your co-dwellers, and that of your credit card! That said, it's also a whole lot of fun! After all, who wouldn't want to smash stuff with a giant hammer, fill a room with concrete dust, or paste hu...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 07:28:20 PST
Installing Ultra Touch (recycled cotton denim) insulation
Installing Ultra Touch (recycled cotton denim) insulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> boring_username I wanted to insulate the crawl space in our house. I bought Ultra Touch insulation which is made from post-industrial recycled denim from blue jean factories. It is easier to handle than fiberglass and also a "green" product. Materials The material list is pretty simple. The insulation and supp...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:59:47 PST