Instructables: exploring - workshop - repair - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:22:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Child´s Chair Renewed http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Chair-Renewed/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:16:08 PST
How To Change Fresnel Lamp Sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Fresnel-Lamp-Sockets/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:00:25 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Small Engine Manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Engine-Manual/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:03:17 PST
Silent (open) stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-open-Stairs/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 11:51:52 PST
IKEA Karlstad Sofa Arm Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Karlstad-Sofa-Arm-Repair/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:57:00 PST
XTREAM RESTORING http://www.instructables.com/id/XTREAM-RESTORING/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 03:13:59 PST
How to Restore Old Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Old-Cabinets/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:11:16 PST
Replace men’s shoe heel rubber http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Mens-Shoe-Heel-Rubber/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:35:18 PST
50 Year Old Vise Restoration- Using Basic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Year-Old-Vise-Restoration-Using-Basic-Tools/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:32:36 PST
Nitro Engine PENCIL Sharpener! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nitro-Engine-PENCIL-Sharpener/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:54:38 PST
Fix a Leaky Exhaust Pipe. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Leaky-Exhaust-Pipe/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:12:01 PDT
Mig Welder upgrade diode replacement in bridge rectifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Mig-Welder-upgrade-diode-replacement-in-bridge-rec/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:10:34 PDT
Favourite Belt Buckle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Favourite-Belt-Buckle-Repair/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 06:26:54 PDT
Fix a Hole in Drywall (Sheetrock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Hole-in-Drywall-Sheetrock/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:53:07 PDT
Marble Vortex Repair / Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Vortex-Repair-Upgrade/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:07:57 PDT
Camp Chair Repair, using Instamorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Chair-Repair-using-Instamorph/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:06:34 PDT
A.G.L.E.T http://www.instructables.com/id/AGLET/
A.G.L.E.T - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DM0Y/ICRXN5A5/FIYDM0YICRXN5A5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DM0Y/ICRXN5A5/FIYDM0YICRXN5A5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DM0Y/ICRXN5A5/FIYDM0YICRXN5A5.SMALL.jpg DancingPope If you've got a pair of trainers with broken/frayed lace ends (aglet's) then this is a perfect project for using up your leftover Sugru and to make your laces look less ratty.All you need is; Sugru and a pair of shoes in need of some TLC. Roll up and paste on It's a simple process really; just ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:43:49 PDT
How to replace a pivoting tongue jack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-pivoting-tongue-jack/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 21:01:51 PDT
Fixin' Flip Flops (and other shoes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixin-Flip-Flops-and-other-shoes/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:31:05 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Repair an old chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-an-old-chest/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:25:33 PDT
Plastic Sheet out of PVC pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Sheet-out-of-PVC-pipes/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:08:37 PDT
Renew old steel wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-steel-wheels/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 08:33:54 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
Taking apart a Nintendo Gameboy http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-apart-a-Nintendo-Gameboy/
Taking apart a Nintendo Gameboy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SMALL.jpg RetroGradeBE The first step to many Gameboy tutorials, is taking one apart. If you've never seen the inside of a Gameboy, it can be a bit daunting. Fear not, brave warrior. I shall guide you through this perilous quest! Luckily, Gameboys are sturdy little bastards and their strength lies in their simplicity. How...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 12:26:25 PDT
snapped exhaust repair http://www.instructables.com/id/snapped-exhaust-repair/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:29:29 PDT
A Basic Clean for Outdoor AC Units http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Outdoor-AC-Units/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:57 PDT
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Retreading-Your-Lawn-Mower-Tires/
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By: paul.milligan.102

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:23:02 PDT
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
Giving a new life to an old Cornet/Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-a-new-life-to-an-old-CornetTrumpet/
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By: hobbyman

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:05:02 PST
Frankendrill IV: The Resurrection http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankendrill-IV-The-Resurrection/
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By: BeachsideHank

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 PST
Portafilter Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Portafilter-Handle-Repair/
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By: The Wood Workshop

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:09:27 PST
Starter Motor Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Motor-Repair/
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By: liquidhandwash

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 16:00:31 PDT
Lawnmower Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Cable-Repair/
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By: IR0NxLEGEND

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:09:18 PDT
Klaxon/Ahooga Horn Lubrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Ahooga-Horn-Lubrication/
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By: Ghost Wolf

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:22:56 PDT
Tea Kettle Whistle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Kettle-Whistle-Repair/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:56:43 PDT
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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By: More Cowbell

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT
Repair Windows (not the OS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Windows-not-the-OS/
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By: Ginko Balboa

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:14:29 PDT
Dremel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Repair/
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By: Random_Canadian

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:49:31 PDT
Fix Your Keens With Gorilla Steel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Keens-With-Gorilla-Steel/
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By: Nano_Burger

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:13:28 PDT
Garden Bench Refurb http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Bench-Refurb/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:38:05 PDT
Gasket from Food box http://www.instructables.com/id/Gasket-from-Food-box/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:36:05 PDT
New life for an old vice. http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-an-old-vice/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:51:30 PDT
Fixing Saggy Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Saggy-Drawers/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:25:57 PDT
Quick-Fix Welding for a Broken BBQ Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Fix-Welding-for-a-Broken-BBQ-Grill/
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By: scottkildall

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:16 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
Resurrect an old wheelbarrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-an-old-wheelbarrow/
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By: golond

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Wed, 21 May 2014 00:37:27 PDT