Instructables: exploring - workshop - roof - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 ATV Snow Plow Rafter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/ATV-Snow-Plow-Rafter-Storage/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:19:52 PDT
Patio / Terras roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Patio-Terras-Roof/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:38:04 PDT
How to Build Artificial Rain Gutters for your Truck Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Artificial-Rain-Gutters-for-Roof-Racks-Without-Pow/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22:26:42 PST
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Roof tiles from aluminium cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-tiles-from-aluminium-cans/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:23:25 PDT
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-snow-rake-scooper-tool-easy-DIY-using-a-5-gal/
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SMALL.jpg the.yackitysmackity Snow roof rake scooper tool I looked for something simple to use for a roof snow rake idea. I searched Google images and YouTube for something that uses a 5 gallon bucket and 2 or 3 10 foot sticks of electrical EMT conduit. There are designs but none that really show how to remove snow from the roof...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:01:11 PST
Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Shelf/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 PST
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
How To Put Square Cabinets In A Round Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-square-cabinets-in-a-round-bus/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:01:32 PDT
DIY Roof Rack Cross Bars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Roof-Rack-Cross-Bars/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 15:42:39 PDT
Dragon Scale Shingles http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Scale-Shingles/
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:33:21 PDT
Latex Concrete Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Latex-Concrete-Roof/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:56:35 PDT
How To Replace a Pipe Boot On A Metal Roof. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-Pipe-Poot-On-A-Metal-Roof/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:23:53 PST
How to build a SOLAR BOTTLE BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-SOLAR-BOTTLE-BULB/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:12:06 PDT
Build a Living Roof / Green Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Living-Roof-Green-Roof/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 02:35:58 PDT
The Snow Ripper - Rip snow from your roof in minutes. 1/2 Snow rake - 1/2 Ripper / Cutter. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Snow-Ripper-Rip-snow-from-your-roof-in-minut/
The Snow Ripper - Rip snow from your roof in minutes. 1/2 Snow rake - 1/2 Ripper / Cutter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/6TAV/GJQEJ4HT/FZ66TAVGJQEJ4HT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/6TAV/GJQEJ4HT/FZ66TAVGJQEJ4HT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/6TAV/GJQEJ4HT/FZ66TAVGJQEJ4HT.SMALL.jpg billbach Easily remove snow from your roof. After receiving over 50 inches of snow this winter and you are like me you went to the local hardware store to find a snow rake for the roof.  Only to be told they are sold out. Well necessity being the mother of invention forced me to make my own. So he...
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 22:31:37 PST
How to replace a damaged shingle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-damaged-shingle/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 00:49:13 PDT
Make Shingles and Siding Out of Aluminum Cans (Beer Can Roof) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Shingles-and-Siding-Out-of-Aluminum-Cans-Bee/
Make Shingles and Siding Out of Aluminum Cans (Beer Can Roof) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/YOUV/FE3IPVH0/F4YYOUVFE3IPVH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/YOUV/FE3IPVH0/F4YYOUVFE3IPVH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/YOUV/FE3IPVH0/F4YYOUVFE3IPVH0.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest I haven't tested this long term but it seems to work on my chicken coop. Here's the rundown: Using scissors or tin snips cut the ends off an aluminum soda/beer can and cut down the middle of the can to make a flat rectangular piece of aluminum. Then you lay the flat piece into the forming die and pr...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:45:09 PDT
Roof making http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-making/
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Thu, 2 Mar 2006 05:29:33 PST
Build a Bearer of Burdens http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bearer-of-Burdens/
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Fri, 17 Aug 2007 09:59:41 PDT