Instructables: exploring - organizing - featured Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Workbench with Storage
Workbench with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> bcb10 This instructable will show you how to build my workbench or one similar to it. I built this desk as a workbench for my college apartment so I can make while I learn. I spent $14 on it as I found all the wood to build it, however, you might spend more if you have to buy all the supplies. Good luck a...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:47:57 PDT
Lego key holder
Lego key holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 This is a very cool looking key holder for your wall. You can order the parts with Lego pick a brick. You need1x plate 8x164x corner plates 1x2x22x plates 1x310x plates 1x21x plate 1x14x technics brick 1x4 with holes(1x spider) Build build the key holder according to the video/picturemount it on ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:50:32 PDT
Marvel Book Ends
Marvel Book Ends - More DIY How To Projects]]> blue9 I made these book ends for my game room, I saw these busts at a comic shop and thought they'd make cool book ends.materials1- 1"x6"x48" piece of wood (i used oak for weight)1- can white primer1- small sponge roller1- tube gorilla glue or wood glue4- cans spray paint (or less depending on the colors ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:30:09 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger
Super Hero Medal Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bannockburn Clang! Bang! Kapow!No, it's not the sound of another Avengers battle but rather the sound of the scores of medals my son has hanging from his closet door. They're constantly falling off the door knob, getting stuck in the door when it closes and generally making a mess and racket. He also loves ...
By: Bannockburn

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Use a Built in Shoe Rack for Flat Bottomed Shoes
Use a Built in Shoe Rack for Flat Bottomed Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> schrobru When I moved into my new apartment, I was excited because it had built in shoe racks. That was until I realized that most of my shoes don't have defined heels and will not stay in the rack. I ended up putting my shoes on the rack sideways which was definitely not an ideal situation. I decided to put...
By: schrobru

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:15:20 PDT
The Drill Bit Rack
The Drill Bit Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- Drill Bits ... you know I love them ... especially Forstner bits. What I don't love is sorting through a pile of bits to find the one I need/want/desire.Do you have one of these tray things on your drill press? If so, what is in it? Mine is pretty useless as a beer ... I mean cup holder. I'd say...

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:16:42 PDT
The Chisel Storage Rack
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- Nothing says "class" like hand tools ... unless we're talking about my sweet tuxedo T-shirt worn in the workshop, but that is reserved for special projects.I decided it was time to step it up a bit and get fancy with some wood chisels. They aren't top of the line ... they probably aren't even middl...

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:57 PDT
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimTiffinJr In my classroom makerspace, student-sized whiteboards were a vital part of the planning and feedback process used by my students in their ideation work.But when they weren't being used, they were always in the way. They were left leaning against tables or walls, and inevitably need to be moved a fe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 03:32:57 PDT
No Closet Storage Solution
No Closet Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Living in cities can often mean having to make do with spaces that are not optimal for their purpose - i.e.: a "bedroom" (read: study or large walk in closet) with no closet. My no closet storage solution has a tiny footprint and offers you a good looking way to keep your clothes organized in a spat...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:52:31 PDT
Multi-purpose holder from kitchen whisk
Multi-purpose holder from kitchen whisk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Etienne Giust This Instructable shows you how to build a multipurpose holder for displaying everything from fruits & vegetables to your beloved cellphone charger using a simple metallic kitchen whisk. You'll need a pincer tool, a metallic kitchen whisk (thanks to HBB for this one) and both of your hands. Remov...
By: Etienne Giust

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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 08:45:40 PDT
DIY! Above Stove Shelf
DIY! Above Stove Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chloe.stamper POST-EDIT: For those concerned about fire safety, this shelf DOES NOT break ICC M1505.1, "A clearance of at least 24 inches (610 mm) shall be maintained between the cooking surface and the combustible material or cabinet." As it is BEHIND the cooktop, NOT ABOVE IT. Should you choose to proceed with ...
By: chloe.stamper

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:42:52 PDT
DIY: Desk Organizer
DIY: Desk Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> camiekayy It's summertime, and sometimes that means that your desk is probably more cluttered than before. If you're like me, procrastination is at it's best when the heat comes rolling in, and what would be better than a nice simple craft to get some of those things back in order?In this tutorial, I'll be sh...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:59:33 PDT
Zombicide Storage Boxes
Zombicide Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhanyen I had the idea of coming up with a storage solution for all the various add on expansions I had received on Kickstarter for the board game Zombicide. After some searching I found some inspiration from a T1mothy77. Materials I found a Keter mod...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:27:02 PDT
Simple desk hack
Simple desk hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ervioos With this simple hack, you change your unused cable entry into a stylish desk organizer.  If you have an unused cable entry, you need: - A cup, which is slightly larger than the hole - A cutter.  - Maybe some tape or (hot) glue Measure and cut Measure the diameters of the cup.  Try to clamp the ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:26:50 PST
Measuring tape holder
Measuring tape holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace I always seem to misplace my measuring tape so I decided to give it its very own dedicated storage spot on my door organizer. It took only minutes to make using a piece of metal from an aluminum flashing sheet and I love it! I wish I would have done this sooner! Cut a strip of aluminum flashing ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:43:02 PDT
All-Purpose Organizer
All-Purpose Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you been needing to organize your desk but want a convenient place to stash your pens? I have always found myself digging through drawers trying to remember where I put a particular pen, but with the All-Purpose Organizer all of my pens are displayed where I can find them on the spur of the mo...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:52:04 PDT
The Othermill "Bit Rack"
The Othermill "Bit Rack" - More DIY How To Projects]]> othermachine Once you start acquiring more then just a couple endmills for your Othermill, you'll find that the cute little magnetic holders on the top of the mill are not enough storage for all your bits.But hey! You've got an awesome CNC mill at your fingertips! Why not make yourself your own bit holder!?The "...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 16:06:36 PDT
Concrete Spice Rack
Concrete Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya Hello My Maker Friends,Isn't this place all about inspiration? It is like those dense forests where there is no end to greens. And what could be more satisfactory than turning that inspiration to something new, posting it as ible and letting the world know, who inspired you and how. Two of my supe...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 03:53:19 PDT
Storage bin rack from recycled plastic coffee containers
Storage bin rack from recycled plastic coffee containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> therealchrislee I was inspired to build these storage bin racks for three reasons. First, my basement shop is filled with hundreds of small parts of various quantities and types. I build lots of different kinds of things, mostly from found or salvaged items.Second, I noticed that my office was throwing away at leas...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:56:05 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight]
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hey Jude The perfect way to store your sharp tools under your desk. Made from re-purposed kitchen cabinet runners and some scrap wood. This Instructable also expands on how to do this with no specialist power-tools for low cost. WHY I MADE THIS: I just moved to London (to start working at sugru). London ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Simple, Single Folding Key
Simple, Single Folding Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> Verticees Now that it's summer, I go out running everyday. Before I leave, I have to make sure I get my house key so I can lock up the house. While running, I had to hold my key in my hand (I blame my pocketless shorts), and I would frequently drop it. I dropped it so much that my key actually bent a little b...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:25:28 PDT
Ying Yang Zen Board
Ying Yang Zen Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyClever Have you ever needed to express your inner balance and just didn't have a way to get it out of your head! Now you can with your very own Ying Yang Zen Board. The brillance of this product is that it is created with a beauitful duality of a combining a whiteboard with a blackboard! They are opposite ...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:55:08 PDT
Flowerbox for hiding cables and charging gadgets
Flowerbox for hiding cables and charging gadgets - More DIY How To Projects]]> lmunck A while ago, I came across this great little grass covered box for hiding chargers for your gadgets, but when I tried to buy one, they were not on sale anymore.I’m unsure why. Maybe this is a really bad idea that will melt the box as soon as too many gadgets are put in there, or maybe they just went...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:09:17 PDT
pallet wood business card holders
pallet wood business card holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway these are simple little boxes made from shipping pallet wood to carry your business cards. it's the magnetic latch that makes these awesome. thanks for watching! -tim
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:58:23 PDT
auto roll up tool case
auto roll up tool case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Anred Zynch image 3 shows my damn old toolbox, so you see i need a new cool one urgently! but this is only my prototype, and I'm still working at this instructable. if you have some ideas, please tell me about and I will see if I can add it. The Component list spring rollo with stable materialwoodancho...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:10:54 PDT
Roll Up Leather Pencil Case
Roll Up Leather Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Sometimes, you just want all your stuff in one place, easy to access, and neatly arranged. All this plus some leather would be a great alternative to what you've got going on right now. In this instructable, I'll show you how to create a minimalist roll up leather case that is as modern as it is nos...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:10:31 PDT
How to Run the SparkTruck Vibrobots Workshop
How to Run the SparkTruck Vibrobots Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> SparkTruck This is a classic and staple SparkTruck workshop. It doesn't actually require any high-tech tools on the truck, and all the materials you need can fit into a small bin! This makes the Vibrobots workshop great to run for your students even if you don't have any specialized equipment around.This exper...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:58:30 PDT
Simple Wooden Workbench
Simple Wooden Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> redndahead The plans for this workbench came from Family Handyman. I'm not sure how long ago this article came out, but it cost me $100 in supplies as opposed to the $50 it says. The instructions at that website aren't very clear so hopefully I can provide some insight into some areas while you are building it...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 09:12:31 PDT
IKEA HACK: couch caddy
IKEA HACK: couch caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Never lose the remote again! This couch caddy wrangles your remote, magazines, and other couch goodies in vertical storage hanging from the arm of your couch - It can even hold a few cold ones!Made with an inexpensive and abundantly available IKEA palm leaf place mat and slippers, you can make your ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:26:53 PDT
MakerCube: Modular Workbench for Small Spaces
MakerCube: Modular Workbench for Small Spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> gfc62 My Space to Make Stuff... While I'd bet that none of us are completely satisfied with our workbench or workshop the one sure way to appreciate what we have now is to move, especially if that move is to a small apartment with no space for a dedicated workshop. This is the situation I'm in now, ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:43 PDT
Portable Cargo Trailer Workshop
Portable Cargo Trailer Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> kingcarpenter My church had a 6'x12' cargo trailer and we wanted to use it on mission trips. The main focus was to add shelving but keep the floor clear so we can haul material or personal items of the participants.  They charged me with installing some kind of shelving or organizational cabinetry.  Everyone kind...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:14:56 PST
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> NEIN trip·tych [trip-tik] noun Fine Arts. a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, or the like. a hinged, three-leaved tablet, written on, in ancient times, with a stylus. In this project, we'll be building the Triptych, a portable Arduino works...

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:39:44 PDT
8 ft Room Organizer
8 ft Room Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker Life takes it's twists and turns. I recently became self employed. Seeing your job being exported is no fun, but it created an opportunity to work at creating a life without the corporate safety net. One of the problems I encountered was that my home work environment was not ideally configured for w...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:44:55 PDT
Leather iPad Case & Presentation Folio
Leather iPad Case & Presentation Folio - More DIY How To Projects]]> lightningad After being unable to find anything that met with her needs, a friend asked me to make a bespoke folio that she could use for business presentations. She had certain requirements, and the challenge was making a case that met all of them, and still retained a character all its own. This Instructabl...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 13:06:19 PDT
Wall-Mounted Standing Desk
Wall-Mounted Standing Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewilhelm I prefer to stand while working, and have built several standing and treadmill desks. While they were functional, my previous standing desks have really been hacks, using whatever scrap and random hardware I had at hand. Once functionally finished, I never aesthetically finished them, and simply sta...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 11:55:13 PDT
Wood and Magnet Socket Holder
Wood and Magnet Socket Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeGadget Tired of your sockets rolling around in your drawer?  Or do you use one of those socket racks with the spring steel clips that invariably are too loose or too tight (especially for 1/4" sockets)?  Try making one of these wooden socket holders with an integrated magnet to keep your sockets where they...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20:19:40 PDT
Nut Driver Holder
Nut Driver Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeGadget Is your workbench pegboard getting overcrowded with tools?  Or perhaps the printed sizes on your hand tools seem to be getting a little smaller and blurrier every year?  Perhaps this nut driver holder will help with both of those issues.  The same basic design can be applied to other similar tools...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:27:37 PDT
Printrbot 3d Printer Classroom Car
Printrbot 3d Printer Classroom Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave A Last year I bought a Printrbot LC on behalve of the school where I teach. After building the kit and a summer-vacation for figuring out, and getting used to, the machine it was time to let the beast out in to the wild. Because it can be quite risky to let my middle school students around something...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:01:35 PDT
How to preplan your first shift as a manager at a fast food restaurant
How to preplan your first shift as a manager at a fast food restaurant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bear94295 Purpose: to help new managers adapt to preparing for their first shifts. Materials needed: pencil, paper, manager certificate, food safety license, store in which you are working in.Skills needed: a keen eye to spot errors, a background with the company, and knowledge of the crew and how they int...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:41:02 PDT
Modular Workstation
Modular Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> raghav_anand98 What if you had a workstation that was reconfigurable from the ground up? That's exactly what this workstation seeks to do, make a unit that can be quickly customised for specific project needs. The reason I made this unit is that I don't have a traditional workbench which I can use so I keep movi...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 12:31:47 PDT
BH-1 Mobile Work Station
BH-1 Mobile Work Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeeAmaker This work station address two main issues that makers face while at fairs and conventions.  1. Lack of work space at events because your table is taken up by your display items, and 2. Lack of power at the display. The BH-1 gives you plenty of storage space for tools and parts, a 16 x 30 work surfa...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 09:53:31 PDT
One Way Sharing System
One Way Sharing System - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonasCallewaert We live in a world where everybody has his own life, his own habits, and his own activities, but in the meantime we still want to be connected with other people. This 'One Way Sharing System' creates a very simple accessible platform where people can share stuff, but can't steal stuff that has alr...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:03:14 PDT
Make a Portable Workstation
Make a Portable Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> Benne After having finished my CNC router (see my other Instructable), my workshop (a small shed in my backyard 3 x 6 m), became pretty full. The only other tools that I can fit in there are a small table saw, a drill press and some small powertools and handtools. So most of my woodworking happens outsi...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 05:57:01 PDT
wheelchair workstation
wheelchair workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> RubenRosseel Every year I go on camp with disabled children. We stay in a large camp ground with lawns, sports fields and woods, go on day trips and make big tours. But a camp with children in wheelchairs often means a lot of flat tires, broken footboards and loose bolts. Staying on a large campsite or just goin...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:01:48 PDT
BACKBOX ONE - more than just a heavy duty (tool) carrier
BACKBOX ONE - more than just a heavy duty (tool) carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart 'Never stop training' is one of my favorite quotes. 'Making errors is fun - you'll do it much better next time' is also one of my favorite quotes. 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going' is ... also, yes. But my ultimate favorite is 'Never say no to a beer'. Whatever, all that to say that ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:09:42 PDT
Cardboard Marker Holder
Cardboard Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeGadget Dry erase markers tend to come with a cheap plastic holder that breaks apart over time.  I got tired of the eraser and/or markers falling out whenever I bumped the holder or actually tried to retrieve one of the items from the holder.  So I put together this simple design, found a scrap cardboard bo...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:09:12 PDT
Matchbox Ring Organizer
Matchbox Ring Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Parvathi SMM Here's a simple ring organizer you can make with things that you most probably have lying around. You will need... ~A large Match box ~A Piece of thermocol / foam  ~Some Fabric ~Rubber bands ~Pins ~Glue ~Craft knife Preparation To make this ring organizer... ~Cut a piece of thermocol / foam ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:52:42 PDT
Fleece Cord Organizers Summer Skies Do you have cords lying around, getting tangled, or just plain annoying the heck out of you? Me too. At least, not any more ;D Honestly - these are so amazingly simple but awesome! Plus, they add some fun colour to your drawer.
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:53:24 PDT
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelgohjs Here is the back story for my project. (Ignore if you don't like boring "stories") So i acquired 3 Dell Optiplex GX400 (pretty obsolete) desktops, after stripping it down bare to salvage parts i din't know what to do with the cases. Initially I wanted to toss them out for recycling but i thought I m...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:59:34 PDT
Great Whale Letter Holders
Great Whale Letter Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> ffrisell Hi again! Check out our concrete whale shaped letter holders! Find a suitable whale shaped mold In our case we used a pair of silicon based mittens for taking out hot food from the oven. Rubb some cooking oil inside the mitten and por in your favourite concrete mixture (we used an ordinary hobby ...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:41:11 PDT