Instructables: exploring - workshop - painting http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:29:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Drawer to Nail Polish Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawer-to-Nail-Polish-Rack/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:33:12 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
painting your cordless drill battery http://www.instructables.com/id/painting-your-cordless-drill-battery/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:58:28 PDT
Faux Stone Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Painting/
Faux Stone Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design When I replaced my ancient one piece range with new appliances I was left with a big swath of unfinished drywall. Looking at my options and not liking most of them, I decided to paint a faux stone wall. I'm pretty happy with the result, and even more important, so is my family. Before You Paint A...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:54:01 PDT
Matte camouflaged yamaha Fz16 http://www.instructables.com/id/Matte-camouflaged-yamaha-Fz16/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:10:15 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
Paint Using Faux Technique http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Using-Faux-Technique/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:39:32 PDT
How to repaint a shower & tub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repaint-a-shower-tub/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:53:35 PDT
Spill Proofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Spill-Proofer/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:29:57 PDT
How to paint varnish!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-varnish/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:25:04 PDT
Paint a Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Display-Shelf/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:15:48 PDT
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-pac-n-go-Chair/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:20:08 PDT
Living painting made from succulents http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-painting-made-from-succulents/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:57:48 PDT
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Powder-Coat-Aluminum-Wheels-TechShop/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:38:52 PDT
Powder-Coating an Old Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Powder-Coating-an-Old-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:18:01 PST
Easy Furniture Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Furniture-Painting/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:12:16 PST
Paint and finish drying kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-and-finish-drying-kit/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 10:13:36 PST
DIY Cloud Ornamentation In Six Easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cloud-Ornamentation-In-Six-Easy-Steps/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:25:27 PST
DIY Distressed Peacock Green Finish Using Chalk Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Distressed-Peacock-Green-Finish-Using-Chalk-Pa/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:15:58 PDT
DIY: Painting A Striped Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Painting-A-Striped-Wall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/B7M5/HJKBJAQY/FJ1B7M5HJKBJAQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/B7M5/HJKBJAQY/FJ1B7M5HJKBJAQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/B7M5/HJKBJAQY/FJ1B7M5HJKBJAQY.SMALL.jpg addi003 Having an accent wall can really change the look of a room. We recently painted a wall in our baby nursery with thick blue and white stripes. It was actually pretty easy to do. Follow our step-by-step instructions to paint a striped wall in your home. How To: Paint A Striped Wall
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:44:01 PDT
Painting a vehicle using Tractor Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-vehicle-using-Tractor-Paint/
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:05:18 PDT
DIY Chair Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chair-Restoration/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:15:20 PDT
Reanimating Grandpas old DIY WWII Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Reanimating-Grandpas-old-DIY-WWII-Compressor/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:13:31 PDT
Portable Desktop Drawing and Painting Easel with Woodburning http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Desktop-Drawing-and-Painting-Easel-with-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GTW8/HFSHUSEI/F5SGTW8HFSHUSEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GTW8/HFSHUSEI/F5SGTW8HFSHUSEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/GTW8/HFSHUSEI/F5SGTW8HFSHUSEI.SMALL.jpg MakeItWithJason I designed a portable easel out of two pieces of luan (1/8" to 1/4" plywood).  I originally intended to sell them, but decided I didn't really enjoy making them in production levels.  The time vs. cost factor didn't really pan out. Either way, this is a design that might make an artist loved one ha...
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Thu, 2 May 2013 08:50:45 PDT
Learn with me as I Make Wooden Chess Set at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-with-me-as-I-Make-Wooden-Chess-Set-at-TechSh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/XQ0Y/HFSH4SQR/FWLXQ0YHFSH4SQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/XQ0Y/HFSH4SQR/FWLXQ0YHFSH4SQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/XQ0Y/HFSH4SQR/FWLXQ0YHFSH4SQR.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:  To learn how to make Inexpensive Chess Pieces and Chess Board. Software & Hardware:  Google Image Search, Corel Draw and Epilog Laser Cutter and Edger. Special Note:  The wood to make the chess pieces were made from leftover scrap woods. Google Search "Images Chess" Get the images that yo...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:50:51 PDT
Who well starts ...(waiting for spring) http://www.instructables.com/id/Who-well-starts-waiting-for-spring/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 16:06:54 PDT
How to Paint a Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Side-Table/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:56:53 PDT
Safe Scaffolding for painting above an attached garage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-Scaffolding-for-painting-above-an-attached-ga/
Safe Scaffolding for painting above an attached garage. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LIQ9/HCB8F2EX/F30LIQ9HCB8F2EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LIQ9/HCB8F2EX/F30LIQ9HCB8F2EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/LIQ9/HCB8F2EX/F30LIQ9HCB8F2EX.SMALL.jpg old_alex The pictured setup is over 20 years old. In my previous job as an R&D engineer for a government research lab the geek quotient was way up there. When you did a job at home and came up with an idea you would take pictures and bring them in to show others.  I live near the coast and salt spray makes y...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:30:43 PST
How To Clean Surfaces with TSP http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Surfaces-with-TSP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KO6W/H63P41U5/FH4KO6WH63P41U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KO6W/H63P41U5/FH4KO6WH63P41U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/KO6W/H63P41U5/FH4KO6WH63P41U5.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:36:03 PST
Painting Advice from a Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Advice-from-a-Pro/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/C972/H63P41TS/FW9C972H63P41TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/C972/H63P41TS/FW9C972H63P41TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/C972/H63P41TS/FW9C972H63P41TS.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman Here some advice from painting pro - Bill Nunn: “I use a roller tray instead of a roller screen in a bucket. There's less mess from drips, and you have more control over how much paint you load on the roller. Plus, it's easy to move your tray with your foot—try doing that with a 5-gallon bucket of ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:00:32 PST
Painting Car Headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Car-Headlights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/1MI9/HAQ38Z09/FM31MI9HAQ38Z09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/1MI9/HAQ38Z09/FM31MI9HAQ38Z09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/1MI9/HAQ38Z09/FM31MI9HAQ38Z09.SMALL.jpg Sonata85 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 :) TAKE YOUR TIME, BE PATIENT, AND DON'T RUSH :) Here's another "mod" for automobiles/vans/trucks etc. While not very difficult, it requires a lot of patience to get it to look right, BUT you can save a lot of money...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 11:44:22 PST
Tips on Painting a Room Quickly http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-on-Painting-a-Room-Quickly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/SJM3/H63P41T1/FULSJM3H63P41T1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/SJM3/H63P41T1/FULSJM3H63P41T1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/SJM3/H63P41T1/FULSJM3H63P41T1.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman By the DIY Experts of The Family Handyman Magazine, learn the secrets on how to paint a room fast, cleanly and professionally!  With help from professional painter Bill Nunn, get a first- rate paint result for any room in under half the time. Get a flawless finish fast! For more painting how-tos ch...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 21:57:53 PST
Paint crisp clean lines http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-crisp-clean-lines/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BKDU/H7996MY2/FKSBKDUH7996MY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BKDU/H7996MY2/FKSBKDUH7996MY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BKDU/H7996MY2/FKSBKDUH7996MY2.SMALL.jpg WorkshopAddict Here is a simple tip to give you crisp clean professionally painted lines.
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:01:08 PDT
Remodeling: Refreshing Kitchen Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Remodeling-Refreshing-Kitchen-Cabinets/
Remodeling: Refreshing Kitchen Cabinets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/225T/H71GLODZ/FIV225TH71GLODZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/225T/H71GLODZ/FIV225TH71GLODZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/225T/H71GLODZ/FIV225TH71GLODZ.SMALL.jpg bwrussell This is part two of my series on projects I encountered when remodeling my kitchen. All of the Instructables can be viewed in my Kitchen Remodeling Guide. (Coming Soon!) In this part we give the kitchen a fresh new look by painting and replacing the hardware on the cupboards and cabinets. (There ar...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:53:25 PDT
How to make build a Gondorian Suit of Armour from authentic materials (well, almost) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gondorian-Armour-Made-of-steel-with-chainmaille/
How to make build a Gondorian Suit of Armour from authentic materials (well, almost) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J5TQ/H6I6WGAE/FSIJ5TQH6I6WGAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J5TQ/H6I6WGAE/FSIJ5TQH6I6WGAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J5TQ/H6I6WGAE/FSIJ5TQH6I6WGAE.SMALL.jpg When in doubt, duct tape! ATENTION: Please take huge care with sheet metal and wire. You can poke your skin and or cut yourself. Wear gloves and protective eye wear as well as long sleeves and long trousers. Covering skin here is very important. When painting, do it outside as fumes may be relased and can cause problems when...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:18:36 PDT
KITCHEN REMODELING PROJECT http://www.instructables.com/id/KITCHEN-REMODELING-PROJECT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4QW7/H5EW78F6/F034QW7H5EW78F6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4QW7/H5EW78F6/F034QW7H5EW78F6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4QW7/H5EW78F6/F034QW7H5EW78F6.SMALL.jpg SOFISINTOWN This is part of a bigger project, as I just re-finished a whole condo that I bought and now live in. The appliances (A package deal Range/Fridge/Diswasher/Microwave ) cost $1750. Disposal $95. Flooring $230  for 80 sq ft. Tiles $60. Paint $80. Other miscellaneous odds and ends about $100 (Cement, o...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:49:01 PDT
Caulking In Tight Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Caulking-In-Tight-Spaces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/DU6N/H5405YLS/FPBDU6NH5405YLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/DU6N/H5405YLS/FPBDU6NH5405YLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/DU6N/H5405YLS/FPBDU6NH5405YLS.SMALL.jpg tony33770 Simple tube extension to direct caulk where you want it.
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 09:31:53 PDT
Painted cable (cable pintado) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-cable-cable-pintado/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/O6GM/H1YOHMYT/FS2O6GMH1YOHMYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/O6GM/H1YOHMYT/FS2O6GMH1YOHMYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/O6GM/H1YOHMYT/FS2O6GMH1YOHMYT.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Publico esto porque seguramente puede servir a alguien a ahorrarse unos pesos con poco trabajo. A mí me dio buen resultado. En ocasión de tener que instalar la extensión eléctrica para mi nuevo taller, hice las averiguaciones del caso y me encontré con la siguiente complicación, nada inesperada por...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 18:38:33 PDT
Fixing my Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Painted-Floor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BEK8/GYVDJQ0F/FTCBEK8GYVDJQ0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BEK8/GYVDJQ0F/FTCBEK8GYVDJQ0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BEK8/GYVDJQ0F/FTCBEK8GYVDJQ0F.SMALL.jpg wildviolets My painted floor was an idea I had for my own room/workspace. I am an artist and needed my own space, where I could put my computer, my paints, my easel, a drawing/painting table, seating....I only had a small dining room that was never used with ugly, old carpet. I first cleared the room, ripped u...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:24:54 PST
Foam Paint Brush Dowel Tool Hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Paint-Brush-Dowel-Tool-Hangers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2OS0/GS3BCM60/F4O2OS0GS3BCM60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2OS0/GS3BCM60/F4O2OS0GS3BCM60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2OS0/GS3BCM60/F4O2OS0GS3BCM60.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 I have done a lot of painting using the small foam brushes.  These are disposable brushes and rather than throw out the whole brush, I push off the foam head and save the wooden dowel.  One of the uses I have found for these dowels, is they are great for hanging tools, tape, and a variety of other i...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 05:43:45 PDT
Fan Resoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Resoration/
Fan Resoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FC11/GRLTQRX1/FSSFC11GRLTQRX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FC11/GRLTQRX1/FSSFC11GRLTQRX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FC11/GRLTQRX1/FSSFC11GRLTQRX1.SMALL.jpg Jmario20 This fan still worked when I found it, but it looked really nasty. I didn't need to refurb it, but I thought it would be a nice first instructable. Take it Apart First,  I had to take the base off of it and the blades. The only problem was I couldn't get the blades off. They had rusted onto the...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2011 13:33:06 PDT
Drywall Hole Patched With Styrofoam http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-Hole-Patched-With-Styrofoam/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VBLF/GRFNCO4F/FCMVBLFGRFNCO4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VBLF/GRFNCO4F/FCMVBLFGRFNCO4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VBLF/GRFNCO4F/FCMVBLFGRFNCO4F.SMALL.jpg LoganMackey I removed a baseboard heater and installed  a outlet where the heater was wired so i had to cut a hole in the dry wall.  But had no drywall to fill the hole, so i used some foam packaging it worked really good, jut cut a block to fill the gap and pasted it in with some dry wall paste. And painted i...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 19:45:38 PDT
Painting Edges with Clean Lines http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Edges-with-Clean-Lines/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/K478/GP7IFWZ0/FTHK478GP7IFWZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/K478/GP7IFWZ0/FTHK478GP7IFWZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/K478/GP7IFWZ0/FTHK478GP7IFWZ0.SMALL.jpg kazmataz Painting a clean line on a wall or other surface can be tricky with paint bleeding under the painter's tape. Use this quick trick for a clean look.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:32:43 PDT
How to Spray Paint your jeep and make an assault vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ho-to-Spray-Paint-your-jeep-and-make-an-assault-ve/
How to Spray Paint your jeep and make an assault vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/RG1T/GPBDFUZ5/FTORG1TGPBDFUZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/RG1T/GPBDFUZ5/FTORG1TGPBDFUZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/RG1T/GPBDFUZ5/FTORG1TGPBDFUZ5.SMALL.jpg sam24th Ok since my jeep is a major beater and I take it offroading, what better way to paint a fading beaten up jeep than with spraypaint? I chose to paint it up like an Army assault vehicle and add some zombie stickers. So to start you need a vehicle you plan to paint. (I advise it to be something that y...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 09:18:01 PDT
Easy (no power tools) mobile workspace with storage for large paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mobile-workspace-large-paper-storage-tables/
Easy (no power tools) mobile workspace with storage for large paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/TAG9/GJQEBJX2/FU7TAG9GJQEBJX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/TAG9/GJQEBJX2/FU7TAG9GJQEBJX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/TAG9/GJQEBJX2/FU7TAG9GJQEBJX2.SMALL.jpg mole1 This is a work space set up in a small rental apartment's fully carpeted  'living / dining' area.  (The plush carpet was brand new. ..and I work with oils, acrylics, inks and other bad things for carpets. EeK!) What you need HOLLOW DOORS - hopefully second hand and free 2x4's - the same width...
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 20:27:29 PST
Lil Picasso Kit-El kit de el Joven Picasso. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lil-Picasso-Kit-El-kit-de-el-Joven-Picasso/
Lil Picasso Kit-El kit de el Joven Picasso. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/56T7/GERP571M/FHB56T7GERP571M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/56T7/GERP571M/FHB56T7GERP571M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/56T7/GERP571M/FHB56T7GERP571M.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez We all have a Little Picasso inside of us claiming to get out .Behold my latest creation to empower the family drawing skills. Back to school I always wanted to share with my kids the learning of art classes, so we went to a High school for some educational stuff, but we need some supplies to practi...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 17:00:44 PDT
Paint your motorcycle plastic tank and make decals stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-motorcycle-plastic-tank-and-make-decals/
Paint your motorcycle plastic tank and make decals stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/QFC9/GD0R0NCA/F6QQFC9GD0R0NCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/QFC9/GD0R0NCA/F6QQFC9GD0R0NCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/QFC9/GD0R0NCA/F6QQFC9GD0R0NCA.SMALL.jpg mbha Many motorcycles such as offroad or motocross motorcycles has plastic tanks that gets miscolored in time. Possibly other vehicles too. Recent years popularity in restoring these bikes has brought up the problem in having these tanks, made look new again. The problem is that the premix gas vaporates...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:53:20 PDT
Expedient Paint/Stain Stir Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedient-PaintStain-Stir-Stick/
Expedient Paint/Stain Stir Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/LR51/GBPKYH6U/FIHLR51GBPKYH6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/LR51/GBPKYH6U/FIHLR51GBPKYH6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/LR51/GBPKYH6U/FIHLR51GBPKYH6U.SMALL.jpg pdubu Every so often you need to revive a can of paint or stain. You can shake or jostle it for a while and still have a certain level of separation. If you're lucky your local store will put you old can in the shaker,but it not you need a stick stick.  If you don't have one around and don't have any scr...
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Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:27:32 PDT