Instructables: exploring - workshop - repair - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:01:53 PST BLOX v1.01 John Deere Mower Deck Spindle Bearing Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/John-Deere-Mower-Deck-Spindle-Bearing-Replacement/
John Deere Mower Deck Spindle Bearing Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3EPZ/IVO5L1WR/FZY3EPZIVO5L1WR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3EPZ/IVO5L1WR/FZY3EPZIVO5L1WR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3EPZ/IVO5L1WR/FZY3EPZIVO5L1WR.SMALL.jpg KhazMcdust This is my first Instructable, and i hope it will be a success for those that are reading it. The particular mower deck that I am replacing the mower blade spindle bearings on is a John Deere 322 Lawn Tractor, with a 50 inch mower deck. There were two bearings per spindle, and a total of 3 spindles ...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 19:21:33 PST
DIY: Repair Faulty NiMH Battery Instead Of Buying New One http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repair-Faulty-NiMH-Battery-Instead-of-Buying-N/
DIY: Repair Faulty NiMH Battery Instead Of Buying New One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/HPBH/IV0AOS6D/FREHPBHIV0AOS6D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/HPBH/IV0AOS6D/FREHPBHIV0AOS6D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/HPBH/IV0AOS6D/FREHPBHIV0AOS6D.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to repair faulty NiMH battery instead of buying new one.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: Faulty NiMH Battery 2 good NiMH cells for bad ones replacementTools: Soldering i...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 12:23:48 PST
Sway Bar End Link Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Sway-Bar-End-Link-Replacement/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 09:37:37 PDT
Bike Repair Stand Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repair-Stand-Restoration/
Bike Repair Stand Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/AIT3/IV0AKVA9/F8MAIT3IV0AKVA9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/AIT3/IV0AKVA9/F8MAIT3IV0AKVA9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/AIT3/IV0AKVA9/F8MAIT3IV0AKVA9.SMALL.jpg djpolymath How to restore a bike repair stand. Old Stand I picked up this professional bike repair stand for $10 on craigslist. All it needed was a spit shine. Rust Removal I wanted to experiment with phosphoric acid as a rust remover. I brushed it over the rust on the base of the stand and let it sit fo...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:42:45 PDT
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Squeeze-Extra-Capacity-From-Old-NiCd-Batteries/
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to squeeze some extra capacity from old NiCd batteries.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: NiCd BatteriesTools:Soldering ironScrew driverKnifeImaxB6AC V2 or other smart cha...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:31 PDT
Repairing and Restoring Chipped, Pottery, China, Ceramic or Figurine http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-and-Restoring-Chipped-Pottery-China-Cera/
Repairing and Restoring Chipped, Pottery, China, Ceramic or Figurine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/65SM/IU5NIZI8/F3165SMIU5NIZI8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/65SM/IU5NIZI8/F3165SMIU5NIZI8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/65SM/IU5NIZI8/F3165SMIU5NIZI8.SMALL.jpg lakesidepottery Cementing, filling and preparing surface for painting of chipped pottery, ceramic or china vessels.MORE REPAIR AND RESTORATION LESSONSBEFORE AND AFTER EXAMPLESREPAIR COST ESTIMATE What Will You Need - cementing ceramic pieces 1. Two-part clear 5 minutes PC Clear epoxy (where to purchase)2. Woode...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 05:43:12 PDT
Replacement Pivoting Mitre Saw Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Pivoting-Mitre-Saw-Base/
Replacement Pivoting Mitre Saw Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BR3R/ITW2XLCW/F6SBR3RITW2XLCW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BR3R/ITW2XLCW/F6SBR3RITW2XLCW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/BR3R/ITW2XLCW/F6SBR3RITW2XLCW.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva In this Instructables I will show videos building a replacement mitre saw base. In the first video I make design and cut the base which includes positive stops. The second video I install a fence and the angle locking mechanism, and in the final video I make a zero clearance insert, scribe the angle...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 07:23:31 PDT
Wooden USB Stick Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USB-Stick-Case/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 11:32:58 PDT
Broken Spoke Repair/Replace http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Spoke-RepairReplace/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:54:23 PDT
Fixing Holes in Dry Wall - The Perfect Patch Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Holes-in-Dry-Wall-the-Perfect-Patch-Method/
Fixing Holes in Dry Wall - The Perfect Patch Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0JAK/ISCBZRLZ/FJZ0JAKISCBZRLZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0JAK/ISCBZRLZ/FJZ0JAKISCBZRLZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/0JAK/ISCBZRLZ/FJZ0JAKISCBZRLZ.SMALL.jpg Man Up I've put my fair share of holes in walls in my youth. When I bought a foreclosure for my first home, I learned about fixing them. It's actually pretty easy, but a professional might charge you a few hundred dollars anyway. I'm going to show you how to fix huge holes so that you never knew they were ...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 13:30:41 PDT
Fixing Frosted Chalked and Faded Headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Frosted-Chalked-and-Faded-Headlights/
Fixing Frosted Chalked and Faded Headlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/52I0/ISCBJI6U/FEA52I0ISCBJI6U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/52I0/ISCBJI6U/FEA52I0ISCBJI6U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/52I0/ISCBJI6U/FEA52I0ISCBJI6U.SMALL.jpg Man Up In this video, I show how to restore your headlights on the cheap. No matter how bad your headlights are, you can polish them to like new condition for under $30 and in under 30 minutes. If you've paid upwards of $100 for a professional to do the job, only to have the headlights fade again, I'll exp...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 11:34:48 PDT
Throttle Cable Replacement on a 1975 Honda CB200T http://www.instructables.com/id/Throttle-Cable-Replacement-on-a-1975-Honda-CB200T/
Throttle Cable Replacement on a 1975 Honda CB200T - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SMALL.jpg bekathwia What follows is an overview of what I learned while replacing my motorcycle's throttle cable. While I'm no motorcycle expert (yet!), I hope you can learn from my mistakes and perhaps benefit from my research, since the info on these old bikes can sometimes be hard to find. Find the Right Replaceme...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:17:54 PDT
DIY bumper repair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bumper-Repair/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:59:14 PDT
Simple Prop Balancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prop-Balancer/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:27:58 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
Converting a Quick Release Vice Into a Regular Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Quick-Release-Vice-Into-a-Regular-Vic/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:01:33 PDT
So you dropped your no.4 hand plane? http://www.instructables.com/id/So-You-Dropped-Your-No4-Hand-Plane/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:20:23 PDT
Refinish an Old Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-Old-Dresser/
Refinish an Old Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/LUDS/IPEID49U/FLWLUDSIPEID49U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/LUDS/IPEID49U/FLWLUDSIPEID49U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/LUDS/IPEID49U/FLWLUDSIPEID49U.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 Hello everyone! As I have declared myself the designated maker in my household, I am getting all sorts of home improvement jobs. Today, my parents asked me to refinish the tops of their bedside dressers. I thought I would talk through what I do to refinish things, and maybe you guys could learn some...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:29:29 PDT
Indoor Drywall Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Drywall-Repair/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:55:57 PDT
Repairing Stroller Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Stroller-Handles/
Repairing Stroller Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/1Y1T/IOCE8B7G/F991Y1TIOCE8B7G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/1Y1T/IOCE8B7G/F991Y1TIOCE8B7G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/1Y1T/IOCE8B7G/F991Y1TIOCE8B7G.SMALL.jpg RanaRavens Whether you've been putting a lot of miles on your stroller or have just bought a used one, eventually the handlebar padding's going to wear out. Here's how to use cork tape to fix it and add a bit of pizzazz. Gather Your Supplies You will need: Cork tape (I used this brand because it can be repo...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 12:58:08 PDT
Install Wall Access Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Wall-Access-Panel/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 10:14:08 PDT
How to Replace a Broken Glass Patio Table Top (without Glass!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Broken-Glass-Patio-Table-Top-with/
How to Replace a Broken Glass Patio Table Top (without Glass!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YPYO/INUV5YXH/FH7YPYOINUV5YXH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YPYO/INUV5YXH/FH7YPYOINUV5YXH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/YPYO/INUV5YXH/FH7YPYOINUV5YXH.SMALL.jpg homestead how Our patio table flipped over during a severe thunderstorm. The glass table top shattered all over the place and left us with only a metal frame and a huge mess to clean up. Instead of spending a fortune on a new glass table top (which may end up getting smashed in a future storm), we built a new tab...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 06:32:19 PDT
How to Repair a Hose Nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Hose-Nozzle/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:53:53 PDT
How to Repair a Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Microwave-Oven/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:45:24 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Turning a dead scooter into a speed machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Dead-Scooter-Into-a-Speed-Machine/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 20:24:13 PDT
Engineering Putty: Microwavable Instamorph/Shapelock/Polymorph (PCL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineering-Putty-Microwavable-InstamorphShapelock/
Engineering Putty: Microwavable Instamorph/Shapelock/Polymorph (PCL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Instamorph, Shapelock, and Polymorph are all brand names for pelletized PCL (polycaprolactone), a relatively tough, non-toxic polymer with a melting temperature around 60C. PCL is easily worked by hand when molten and can be shaped into a variety of useful objects, used to repair broken parts, or c...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:24:33 PDT
MHI Turbo Rebuilding and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/MHI-Turbo-Rebuilding-and-Modifications/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:24:44 PST
How to Repair Broken Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Broken-Bed/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 03:48:44 PST
Restore an axe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Axe/
Restore an axe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/U01P/IL6XHS6Z/FMGU01PIL6XHS6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/U01P/IL6XHS6Z/FMGU01PIL6XHS6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/U01P/IL6XHS6Z/FMGU01PIL6XHS6Z.SMALL.jpg d3ath101 I made my axe better, restored if you will... Here you go! The gig. So, I have this axe.... so noone ever.It is beat, it is old, it is rustyish. I do not even know what the handle was made of...But I decided it needed to be restored. Well, made a littler better, fixed, look cool. To me atleast.So...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:21:11 PST
Change Shimano Bottom Bracket Bearing on Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Shimano-Bottom-Bracket-Bearing-on-Bicycle/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:18:31 PST
Child´s Chair Renewed http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Chair-Renewed/
Child´s Chair Renewed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/302G/IKEALC4U/F88302GIKEALC4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/302G/IKEALC4U/F88302GIKEALC4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/302G/IKEALC4U/F88302GIKEALC4U.SMALL.jpg giusepp3 Take old and rusted chairs and turn into brand new! This is a pretty easy instructable. I´m posting to inspire you to do something similar! Hope to be helpful.+ We´ll go through 3 easy steps: 1) Cleaning n´ Rust Sanding ; 2) Primer and Painting ; 3) Contact Adhesive Applying + Materials and Tools: F...
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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/
How To Change Fresnel Lamp Sockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/U7L5/IKCV421U/FSUU7L5IKCV421U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/U7L5/IKCV421U/FSUU7L5IKCV421U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/U7L5/IKCV421U/FSUU7L5IKCV421U.SMALL.jpg Ben Aguilar WHAT YOU'LL NEED:#2 Phillips Head Screwdriver1/4 inch Flat Head Screwdriver#1 Phillips Head ScrewdriverReplacement P28s Medium Prefocus Lamp Socket with InsulatorA small cup to keep track of partsINTRODUCTION:If you (like me) work in a small, old, or neglected theater space, you probably have a clos...
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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/
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This instructable is a general overview and comparison of different restoration techniques. The object of experimentation is a drill press. Not all steps are in detail, but information can be found elsewhere on the web for exact instructions on different techniques. Find a Tool to Restore Hunt a...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Small Engine Manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Engine-Manual/
Small Engine Manual - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/VL4M/IJSXH6JG/FJYVL4MIJSXH6JG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/VL4M/IJSXH6JG/FJYVL4MIJSXH6JG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/VL4M/IJSXH6JG/FJYVL4MIJSXH6JG.SMALL.jpg Nicole187 Learning how to take apart an engine is valuable information that you can use if something is wrong with someone of yours, for example, a lawnmower.Materials:The materials you will need are: 5/16 in, ½ in, and 10 mm sockets Torque drive- size T20 ⅜ in drive extension bar ⅜ in drive r...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:03:17 PST
Silent (open) stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-open-Stairs/
Silent (open) stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/1EHJ/IJSUWETR/FXV1EHJIJSUWETR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/1EHJ/IJSUWETR/FXV1EHJIJSUWETR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/1EHJ/IJSUWETR/FXV1EHJIJSUWETR.SMALL.jpg kevinvaningen Last week I finally got too tired of my squeaky / creaking noise making stairs. It had been bothering me for months, however some quick searches where not that promising. Its an open staircase, from my ground floor leading up to the first floor, so it's used heavily. In early mornings and at night e...
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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/
XTREAM RESTORING - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/RRKD/IJACJADL/FE8RRKDIJACJADL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/RRKD/IJACJADL/FE8RRKDIJACJADL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/RRKD/IJACJADL/FE8RRKDIJACJADL.SMALL.jpg mkojovic I am not mechanic neither my father and brother. Mostly beacuse of that I call this extream restoring. My father and I bought this Torpedo tractor for the price of iron weight. It was left as iron waste outside on sun,rain,wind and snow for almost 25 years. It is 4WD drive, powered by 75 Hp diesel e...
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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/
How to restore old cabinets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SMALL.jpg njenkins10 We decided to upgrade our workshop in the garage so we looked on craigslist for some good quality cabinets. We wanted something built solid so we bought old oak cabinets that once belonged in a science lab from a salvage lot. We really looked for good hardware and solid wood and I would definitely s...
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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/
Replace men’s shoe heel rubber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/2G96/IIT75A7C/F9T2G96IIT75A7C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/2G96/IIT75A7C/F9T2G96IIT75A7C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/2G96/IIT75A7C/F9T2G96IIT75A7C.SMALL.jpg samcpt First off all a “small disclaimer”: I am not a shoe repairman or anything related to the shoe industry. Maybe there are better methods to do small reparations, so leave your suggestions on the comments box. I don’t have many specific tools to repair shoes so I use common tools in this Instructable...
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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/
50 Year Old Vise Restoration- Using Basic Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting to buy a vise for a long time, But vises are very expensive.Luckily, Yesterday, When I was helping my grandpa organize and arrange some tools in his toolboxes, We found a really old vise, It turns out that my great-grandpa used it to make all sorts of different plaster and clay scu...
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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/
Nitro Engine PENCIL Sharpener! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren My friend found a Nitro RC car in the garbage. I decided to turn it into a high performance pencil sharpener! Get the engine running. The first step was to get the engine running. When I got it the piston was seized and the carburetor was clogged. I took everything apart and cleaned it before ...
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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/
Fix a Leaky Exhaust Pipe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/46OM/IFOB8HZE/FPU46OMIFOB8HZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/46OM/IFOB8HZE/FPU46OMIFOB8HZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/46OM/IFOB8HZE/FPU46OMIFOB8HZE.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Goodday friends neighbors and automotive enthusiasts. I am in the possession of one 1992 Mazda Miata that has lived a relatively comfortable life during its 105k miles garaged every winter and relatively well maintained before it came into my possession. There have been some minor convenience issu...
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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/
Mig Welder upgrade diode replacement in bridge rectifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/AJ31/IEX519FL/F73AJ31IEX519FL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/AJ31/IEX519FL/F73AJ31IEX519FL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/AJ31/IEX519FL/F73AJ31IEX519FL.SMALL.jpg AndrewKFletcher Inferior diodes often found in cheaper range of mig welders are prone to failure. Once one blows the rest will follow rapidly. Why? Because the type of diodes fitted in the bridge rectifier are linked together so that the sum of all of the diodes covers the amps and voltage generated by welding with...
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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/
Favourite Belt Buckle Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OBP3/IEMNH0D5/F78OBP3IEMNH0D5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OBP3/IEMNH0D5/F78OBP3IEMNH0D5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OBP3/IEMNH0D5/F78OBP3IEMNH0D5.SMALL.jpg ESOREL Recently I broke my favourite belt buckle, which has 2 pins to lock the belt. I asked in some near haberdashery shops, but nobody could help me finding one.So I thought, I can repair that with low price and some basic tools.I used a disk grinder but a metal saw works in the same way, some round smal...
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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/
Fix a Hole in Drywall (Sheetrock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M0JV/IE0W2R58/FOSM0JVIE0W2R58.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M0JV/IE0W2R58/FOSM0JVIE0W2R58.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M0JV/IE0W2R58/FOSM0JVIE0W2R58.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Fix a Hole in Drywall (Sheetrock) and use a Hot Glue Gun to Do It!Whether it's the doorknob whacking a hole in the wall. Your hot-tempered friend punching his fist through it. Or, in this case, the hole that remained after an unwanted electrical box from a relocated HVAC control was removed...Patc...
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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/
Camp Chair Repair, using Instamorph - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DSLU/IDQHLHRP/FPJDSLUIDQHLHRP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DSLU/IDQHLHRP/FPJDSLUIDQHLHRP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DSLU/IDQHLHRP/FPJDSLUIDQHLHRP.SMALL.jpg BimmyBot Some chairs are held together with plastic rivets. They often break or get lost. Grab some Instamorph, boil some water, and fix it, in just a few minutes. Materials Instamorph + hot water = moldable plastic (Heat gun/hair dryer is optional, but useful. Melt and roll Instamorph instructionsCann...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DM0Y/ICRXN5A5/FIYDM0YICRXN5A5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DM0Y/ICRXN5A5/FIYDM0YICRXN5A5.SQUARE.jpg https://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