Instructables: exploring - workshop - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:22:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Automated Solar Hot Water Power Shower using Black Plastic Pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Solar-Hot-Water-Power-Shower-Using-Black/
Automated Solar Hot Water Power Shower using Black Plastic Pipes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ENT6/IQGUTPGD/FQTENT6IQGUTPGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ENT6/IQGUTPGD/FQTENT6IQGUTPGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ENT6/IQGUTPGD/FQTENT6IQGUTPGD.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Black ABS 50mm pipes filled with water are arranged in a herring bone pattern on a roof to pick up heat from the sun for a nice warm shower. The features of this design are as follows: Batch process so never goes from hot to cold Easy to build Self draining - no frost damage in winter No com...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:45:35 PDT
Homemade Water / Air hand pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-WaterAir-hand-pump/
Homemade Water / Air hand pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:'Table Normal'; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:ye...
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Sat, 8 May 2010 16:19:04 PDT
Removing Black Stains in Wood Furniture With Oxalic Acid http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Black-Stains-in-Wood-Furniture-With-Oxali/
Removing Black Stains in Wood Furniture With Oxalic Acid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SMALL.jpg sketchglass Iron oxide stains in wood are usually dark spots caused by prolonged exposure to water and / or metal. The iron oxide reacts with the tannins in the wood and stains it black. Wood can intentionally be stained black in the same way, and that's called Ebonizing.Along the edge of my desk I kept a rusty...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:37:51 PDT
Homemade Solar Water Heater forced circulation with mini pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Solar-Water-Heater-forced-circulation-wit/
Homemade Solar Water Heater forced circulation with mini pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/0VCJ/HD2RYH7I/FN50VCJHD2RYH7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/0VCJ/HD2RYH7I/FN50VCJHD2RYH7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/0VCJ/HD2RYH7I/FN50VCJHD2RYH7I.SMALL.jpg apachebcn This is a project on a homemade solar water heater. There is not a project for entertaining, has three years of use on my roof for 4 people shower and dishwasher. 260Liters water is in summer about 60-70ºC 260Liters water is in winter about 30-40ºC, my system able for reduce capacity and work with l...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:19:07 PST
Hydraulic Arm from syringes http://www.instructables.com/id/JCB-from-syringes/
Hydraulic Arm from syringes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/8XVB/I9JR3JKR/F0O8XVBI9JR3JKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/8XVB/I9JR3JKR/F0O8XVBI9JR3JKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/8XVB/I9JR3JKR/F0O8XVBI9JR3JKR.SMALL.jpg sanyam jain after getting my prize in spring cleaning challenge I'm more enthusiasm.If you are looking for easy to make and techy, this is the right place for you. All the material used is cheap and easily available at pharmacists. Material required Supplies required- 10 ml syringes X 10 pipe (you can use t...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 08:03:33 PDT
Home Made Freezer Box Fridge/Air con . http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Freezer-Box-FridgeAir-con-/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 23:38:14 PST
Water Line Leaks? Fix It Yourself! Here's How... http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Line-Leaks-Fix-It-Yourself-Heres-How/
Water Line Leaks? Fix It Yourself! Here's How... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/ZXAX/G68H8ATS/F6BZXAXG68H8ATS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/ZXAX/G68H8ATS/F6BZXAXG68H8ATS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/ZXAX/G68H8ATS/F6BZXAXG68H8ATS.SMALL.jpg zlaws Are the water supply lines under your sink leaking?  Did a cracked or broken plastic fitting cause your bathroom to flood?  Should you call a plumber?......not if you like saving money! You can fix it yourself!  Here's how... Identifying Your Water Line This instructable addresses how to rep...
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 21:32:09 PST
Bambong: Make A Bong Out Of Bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bambong-Make-A-Bong-Out-Of-Bamboo/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:23:12 PDT
Water Recycler (Grey Water) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Recycler-Grey-Water/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 06:50:47 PDT
salt water energy http://www.instructables.com/id/salt-water-energy/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:24:14 PST
Changing a Vauxhall Corsa Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-a-Vauxhall-Corsa-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 15:52:23 PDT
Cheap and Easy Passive Solar Water Heater for your Home. ($300) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Solar-Water-Heater-for-your-Home-300/
Cheap and Easy Passive Solar Water Heater for your Home. ($300) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RUGA/G619HDPR/F7RRUGAG619HDPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RUGA/G619HDPR/F7RRUGAG619HDPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RUGA/G619HDPR/F7RRUGAG619HDPR.SMALL.jpg jaketeater Heat your water for free with a solar water heater.  This $300 DIY solar water heater system even includes an electric backup water heater for cloudy days.  It heats water to 135F (55C) on sunny days in a 80 gallon (310 liter) tank - and there are no moving parts - it relies in a thermosyphon to cir...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:17:45 PST
How to fix leaking Water Ridge dual flush toilet from Costco http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-leaking-Water-Ridge-dual-flush-toilet-f/
How to fix leaking Water Ridge dual flush toilet from Costco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UWU5/H9T4LE7H/FDSUWU5H9T4LE7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UWU5/H9T4LE7H/FDSUWU5H9T4LE7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UWU5/H9T4LE7H/FDSUWU5H9T4LE7H.SMALL.jpg db4elle If you bought a Water Ridge dual flush toilet from Costco, you might find that sometimes after flushing (typically with the #2 flush button; the 6L flush) the flush valve gets stuck. This means the tank doesn't re-fill, as the water just continuously pours directly into the toilet bowl. This is a ma...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:01:43 PST
Abacus Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Abacus-Coaster/
Abacus Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ON4Q/IEB7Y378/F6JON4QIEB7Y378.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ON4Q/IEB7Y378/F6JON4QIEB7Y378.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ON4Q/IEB7Y378/F6JON4QIEB7Y378.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell A playful take on the myth that it's necessary to drink 8 glasses of water a day, the Abacus Coaster lets you keep track of how much H2O (or other liquids) you drink in a day. Sometimes I get so busy at work that I just plain forget to drink ANY water, so this is a fun way to remind myself that I ne...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 09:34:44 PDT
Refurbish Your Water Softener and Save Big $$$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-Your-Water-Softener-and-Save-Big-/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 22:57:49 PDT
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Light-Bulbs-Without-Getting-Cut-or-S/
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SMALL.jpg prabbit22m I made this instructable for the "SAVE THE BOTTLE" contest. I know there are other ways of getting this piece out but I wanted find a good use for a water bottle. The risk of getting shocked is pretty much non existant with a water bottle when compared to a potato or pliers. Remove Broken Ligh...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:31:23 PST
Water pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-pump/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 19:22:34 PDT
DIY Atmospheric Drinking Water Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmospheric-Water-Generator/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 02:55:16 PDT
A/C Mister http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Mister/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:48:04 PDT
Serial-Style Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Style-Rain-Barrels/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:12:21 PDT
Grey Water System for Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Grey-Water-System-for-Washing-Machine/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 22:43:41 PDT
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
Luxury Shower - Under $60 http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-Shower-Under-60/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:45:48 PDT
Outdoor hot shower .... in the middle of nowhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-shower-in-the-middle-of-nowhere/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:45:55 PDT
The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Water induction to save fuel - DECOMMISSIONED http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-injection-to-save-fuel/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:05:06 PST
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
Solar Power Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Plant/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
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By: sabladask

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
My Indoor DWC Hydroponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-DWC-Hydroponics-System/
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By: EcoMotive

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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 18:46:41 PDT
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hey everyone so here's just a quick instructable about how I made this teacup without using a lathe. All I used was a drill a sand belt and sand paper. Enjoy! Edit: Thanks so much for the feature on my first instructable! Have fun trying it out! :) Getting Your Wood If you look at my finished pro...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-tugboat-to-live-aboard-Part-1/
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By: elking

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:38:47 PDT
Pool Solar Heater or Optical Illusion for Entertainment http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Solar-Heater-or-Optical-Illusion-for-Entertai/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:53:25 PDT
Repair white water stains, rings or heat burns on wood finishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-water-stains-or-heat-burns-on-wood-finishes/
Repair white water stains, rings or heat burns on wood finishes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/L1AC/GSUSND77/FAJL1ACGSUSND77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/L1AC/GSUSND77/FAJL1ACGSUSND77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/L1AC/GSUSND77/FAJL1ACGSUSND77.SMALL.jpg fefrie There is nothing worse than to see a stain on your prized wood surface. This can be created by heat or moisture, or from both heat and moisture. Most commonly from a hot coffee cup or from water left on the surface for a long time. There are two types of finishes that are used on wood. They are ...
By: fefrie

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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:00:04 PDT
Concrete Water Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Water-Tower/
Concrete Water Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Running water is a great blessing that many people take for granted.  My family spent years in Haiti where my family was without running water for years.  When we moved to South America my dad wanted a to give our family more modern conveniences, and thus we needed a water tower.  This is an instrut...
By: th3_jungle_inv3ntor

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:24:48 PDT
Hydraulic Ram Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Ram-Pump/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:20:25 PDT
Fix a Sink Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Sink-Stopper/
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By: Phil B

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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 18:58:37 PDT
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-swamp-cooler-overclock-it-50/
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Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:28:14 PDT
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclog-your-drain-in-two-minutes-with-this-1-minut/
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SMALL.jpg PitStoP One thing I like to do is to help solve those everyday issues we all go through in life. Being a handy man myself I'm always the one that is being called to solve issues in the home. Now for all of you who always calling someone for help (you know who you are!!) with these kinds of problems, you can...
By: PitStoP

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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:42:39 PDT
Water and salt Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-and-salt-Welder/
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By: Misac-kun

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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:30:44 PDT
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Phase-1-Electric-Hot-Water-Tank-to-Outdoor-Wood-/
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SMALL.jpg Dave2340 I recently developed an interest in welding and so began looking for a welding project. With winter around the corner I began scanning Instructables for outdoor wood heater inspiration. Lots of great ideas and creative approaches. Many use gas cylinders which are a perfect size but has an element of...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 23:36:12 PDT
Upgrade hot-water radiator to convector http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-hot-water-radiator-to-convector/
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By: leto78

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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:20:36 PDT
SIMPLE HOMEMADE STILL Distiller Vacuum Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-HOMEMADE-STILL-Distiller-Vacuum-Tube/
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 10:56:11 PDT
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Keg-Still-Bokakob-Design-Reflux-Still/
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Building a Keg based reflux still using the bokakob design, with some modifications courtesy of the distilling community. Before you start check the laws in your local area, some places you cant even own a still let alone use it to make a drinkable product, check it out first. I know in New Zealand...
By: n1cod3mus

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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 18:59:56 PST
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacer-una-T-de-tubo-how-do-make-a-tube-T/
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Me ha sucedido repetidas veces que necesito empalmar un caño con otro, ya sea para agua, aire, combustible, gas, etc.  En cualquier ferretería se venden T de diversos tamaños. Pero en este caso yo necesité 3, y cuando averigüé el precio decidí que era preferible hacerlas yo mismo. Siguiendo alguno...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:11:26 PST
Water Heater Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Heater-Maintenance/
Water Heater Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SMALL.jpg TheOneAndOnlyMrP Very few people know that in order to keep your water heater running properly and efficiently very simple maintenace procedures need to be performed. (These come with the instructions and are often overlooked.) As water is pumped into your water heater tank dirt, sediment and various minerals set...
By: TheOneAndOnlyMrP

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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:23:53 PST
Hack a Toilet for free water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Toilet-for-free-water./
Hack a Toilet for free water. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SMALL.jpg gregorylavoie This Instructable is a step by step description of the process of adding a sink to the top of a toilet allowing the use of the clean water before it goes into the bowl. Motivation Water is a precious resource and our everyday lives are immersed in consuming it. The average toilet uses excessive...
By: gregorylavoie

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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:04:45 PDT
SS Muffler tip http://www.instructables.com/id/SS-Muffler-tip/
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By: paintphone

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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 06:08:00 PST