Instructables: exploring - organizing - popular Fri, 29 May 2015 21:59:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Pen Holder
Easy Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilescharneck Hello there! This is an instructable for a very easy pen holder.Please enjoy! What you need: For this project, you'll need the following:+ Lots of colour pencils. + A hot glue gun. + An empty bottle. + Standard project stuff like a pair of scissors, a marker, etc. Cutting the bottle: Cut the ...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:33:13 PDT
Watchmaker toolbox
Watchmaker toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> JérémyF1 So I am a watchmaker and I have a lot of tools. But as it is not my full time occupation anymore, I only need a few of them and decided to make this box to carry them around.As I'm a swiss watchmaker, I'm not a native English speaker, so please excuse my mistakes :-) Tools and material You will n...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:13 PDT
Bringing the Outside in with Artificial Grass
Bringing the Outside in with Artificial Grass - More DIY How To Projects]]> tecNerd Have you ever wanted to go outside and feel the grass under your feet but it’s cold, raining, or just too hot?Well this is the Instructable for you!We are going to bring the outside in. Artificial grass/turf is used in many outdoor living spaces and sports complexes. After coming to a realization I ...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:04:18 PDT
OpenStamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ldworkshop This stamp can print dates, hours, prices and serial numbers on 8 digits.Numbers and symbols are mounted on kinds of wheels that can be turned and are positioned by little balls to be aligned together.Feel free to try changing symbols, numbers of wheels, etc... Thank you for sending feedback at oph@...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:10:52 PDT
DIY Heavy Duty Rack
DIY Heavy Duty Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ernstp In this instructable I show you how you can build a heavy duty rack with 2x4s, particle boards and wooden dowels. All you need is a saw, a cordless drill and some clamps. But you can speed up the process a lot if you have some power tools available. Cut everything to size The rack is made from 25...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:22:45 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> matrix32176 Have you ever dropped a nail or screw on the floor and not be able to find where it went too until it ends up stuck in your shoe, or worse, your foot? This will help to quickly fix that. Usually the answer is to grab a magnet, get down on the old prayer bones, and sweep around until you hear the t...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
animal jewelry holder
animal jewelry holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink There are so many different versions of this jewelry holder online, but I don't think we've had it on Instructables yet! It's super simple and and I can't stop myself from doing a project that involves spray painting. :DI've decided to keep my animal jewelry holder very plain, but they look great wi...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:49:58 PDT
Shoe Storage Made from Cardboard Pipe
Shoe Storage Made from Cardboard Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> VanSquad We tried to experiment on this one and made our very own shoe storage made from cardboard pipe. These pipe are actually concrete forms. They come in sizes up to about 3ft (1m) in diameter and are quite tough. However, if you have wet shoes, let them dry for a couple of hours before putting them on t...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:18:49 PDT
The Dapper Organizer
The Dapper Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tymkrs Over the years, Whisker's acquired various accessories which have invariably been found in different locations for lack of an organizer. So we decided to make a single place he could put all of his items including: Pocketwatch Trilby hat Wallet Pipe GlassesWhat you need: Various kinds of ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:14:36 PDT
DIY Key-Blade Organizer
DIY Key-Blade Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> slatemore Hello, This is my first instructable so I will do my best to keep it short and sweet. The other day I was browsing through Amazon and found a key organizer. It looked pretty nice and well made the only problem is that I wasn't going to spend $20+ dollars on two screws and two metal plates. So i set ...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:01:39 PDT
Wall-Mounted Charging Station
Wall-Mounted Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> hchute Are electronic gadgets taking up your work space, and hogging your power outlets?This wall-mounted charging station takes care of cord clutter, while keeping your countertop free of smartphones, e-readers, cameras, etc. It can be made in an afternoon from a single 6' length of 1x6 board.The keyhole-...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:09:25 PDT
Food Saver microsd holder
Food Saver microsd holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> moddy Over the years of using microsd cards, I have found them fiddly. Worst, you're loading them into a device with enough spring tension it could be grafted into a working miniature trebuchet, jettisoning your precious card across the room a couple of times before it's safely seated in your device.My so...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:49:03 PDT
Spring Cleaning : Organize Your Things in a Small Space
Spring Cleaning : Organize Your Things in a Small Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj My daughter's dressing table has few shelves, but they are all filled up. Now she stacks frequently used items in the small space near the wall. It is spring... time to clean up. We decided to welcome spring by tidying up those scattered things in the dressing table.I have planned to make a cupboard...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 05:43:12 PDT
Tiny Room
Tiny Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> BLDesigns If you're anything like me, you're poor... but not in spirit! I'm a working artist and musician. The more I decrease my cost of living, the less time I have to spend working & the more time I get to spend practicing, networking and pursuing my dreams! I stumbled upon an apartment here in my home ...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 13:26:49 PDT
17 simple ways to organize your kitchen
17 simple ways to organize your kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru With the urge to start spring-cleaning on the way, this month we're celebrating all the genius ideas that the Sugru community has had for making the most of our spaces. The kitchen is a great place to start — clearing yourself some extra space and having everything you need to hand really helps keep...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:08:48 PDT
Closet Organizer and Matchmaker - 8 Hanger Loop
Closet Organizer and Matchmaker - 8 Hanger Loop - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade Looking for something that will make a great difference in your day-to-day life when it comes to your wardrobe ?- 3D print the 8 Hanger Hook which should help you organize your wardrobe, specifically if you'er hit by the dilemma every morning of "what goes on what !"Basically if you have a difficul...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:19:37 PST
Floating Spice Shelves
Floating Spice Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanleo I built these walnut spice shelves to make use of a small bit of wall between our kitchen nook and kitchen doorway. The 4 shelves are cut from a single piece of walnut, then each shelf is recessed with a router. The shelves are attached to the wall with pocket holes.Supplies:Shelf wood (I used walnu...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:40:20 PST
Floating Shelf For TV
Floating Shelf For TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> Engineer of None This all idea started when i installed my flat screen TV on the wall.I need a solution to put my TV Box and Wii also attached to the wall, a simple shelf will do the trick but i didn't want to drill holes in the wall again because this necessity can change in the future and i don't want to patch th...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:31:38 PST
The Unspin-Inator
The Unspin-Inator - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimTiffinJr The name for this creation came after a weekend marathon of Phineas and Ferb episodes, but the idea for it's creation came after the first day of a weaving project in my MakerEd class. Each grade 1 student needed pieces of yarn for their creation, but had to wait patiently while I cut a piece of ya...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
VHS Videotape Cassette Bookends
VHS Videotape Cassette Bookends - More DIY How To Projects]]> lorenzenj I was doing a retro 80s sort of thing in my office and need some bookends, so I looked around Scoutmob's Shoppe and Etsy. I happened to see someone selling VHS Cassette bookends and was about to buy em, when I realized ... "hey, I have boxes of VHS tapes", and my project was born. The processes was ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 16:05:14 PST
How To Get A Good Night Sleep.
How To Get A Good Night Sleep. - More DIY How To Projects]]> jarodharper Here's a couple of simple steps that are sure to help you get a good night sleep whether you're going to work or class. What makes this particular instructable different is the fact that you can rearrange the steps to your own personal preference to benefit your lifestyle. Avoid Alcohol, Nicotine,...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:06:24 PST
No-Drill Coral Shower Hook
No-Drill Coral Shower Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru In your bathroom, just changing small fixtures can really make a big difference and help to refresh the whole room. But bathroom DIY can get a little tricky. Attaching fittings where you want them is either permanent or simply impossible (and a big no-no if you're renting your house).Sugru lets you ...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:50:16 PST
Bathroom Vanity Storage
Bathroom Vanity Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeratoMarty There always seems to be more stuff that belongs under the bathroom sink than there's ever room to put it in. Vanities don't have shelves under them because the drain and water supply lines are in the way. My solution works around them, and leaves the shut-offs and sink trap accessible. Tools ...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 21:42:39 PST
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 This laptop stand is completely made out of cardboard and has a useful organizer that gets hidden once the laptop is placed on top of it. It's perfect to store all of those cables and stuff that you may need while using your computer.I needed to keep my Macbook Air 11'' higher, at least as high as a...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:17:50 PST
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Turning a book into a tablet case is something many of you have probably seen already. It's very simple and fast to do and costs nothing!I thought it was a clever idea and I decided to give it a try because I needed a case for my Kindle. I found an old agenda with a soft fabric cover that was just a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:23:09 PST
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> imthemaker Meet Yvonne, a modernistic, multifunctional and very affordable desk tidy. This project is perfect for you or as a gift to friends, spouses and other family members.What does it do?Yvonne will hold pencils, pens, makeup, office supplies, candles and pretty much anything within reason. It can sit on ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:21:28 PST
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Versatile Rubber Band Ties
Versatile Rubber Band Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade Rubber Band are items that are always available at home, even though I don’t remember spending a cent on them. Now are you feed-up and frustrated of using the Rubber bands a regular way and by now I am sure you have used a pair of scissor or a sharp knife to cut the bands if they are secured to tigh...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:21:41 PST
DIY Hanging Jewelry Organizer
DIY Hanging Jewelry Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace While living in my small studio apartment in NYC, I didn't have a lot of storage space and I had to get creative to store and keep my jewelry organized. I wanted a solution that would give me easy access to my jewelry, keep it our of sight but not take up any counter space or drawer space. So I came...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:34:40 PST
How to make a wooden tape holder
How to make a wooden tape holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Uffe This is one of my homemade tape holders and below are the instructions showing how you can make your own!This tutorial will show you how to make a wooden tape holder for any sized tape rolls. This tutorial is meant as a guide to get you started and the goal is that you end up with a tape holder that...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:37:58 PST
Small Tools Hanger
Small Tools Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> udubinsky I have a very small work station space and everything has to be as accessible as possible.I came up with these strong Hard-Disk Magnets, gluing them to the down-side of the shelf for holding my tools and saving me space on the working table.
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:00:43 PST
Magic magnetic wall
Magic magnetic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv A really easy, fun and cheap way to organize your images, prints and pictures is to create a magnetic wall. It's a little bit magical, because you don't see how the magnets are attached to the wall. Equipment Forget expensive magnetic paint or large magnetic boards, the only things you need are s...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:46:46 PST
Make a key hanger
Make a key hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> mourmoura What you’ll needPlywood or any piece of wood Image/s for decoration or paintCommand hooks, Stapler (optional)Wood glue, Fishing line or string or wire, Paint brush Paint or collage Take a piece of wood (mine is a plywood scrap from another project) and apply wood glue or any kind of glue suitable...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:47:18 PST
Color Code Keys
Color Code Keys - More DIY How To Projects]]> graydog111 I carry a lot of keys and visually identifying them is a necessity for me. I have bought some little sleeves, but they do not always fit good and do not last long. I thought there must be a better way, so I came up with this. I do a lot of my own mechanical and electrical work, so I have several...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:35:33 PST
Scaffold Storage System
Scaffold Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> barclay5426 Just moved into an unfurnished flat and rather than do the Ikea thing, I've decided to build myself some furniture... First up, a storage system...I decided to go with scaffolding tubing and planks as the base material. Scaffolding by nature is designed to assemble/disassemble easily, is strong and...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:14:14 PST
Pant Cuff CLIPS - - to prevent pant bottom from Wearing out
Pant Cuff CLIPS - - to prevent pant bottom from Wearing out - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade If you have pants/jeans that are too long and drag at the bottom, use the 3D printed U or S clips above to prevent them from wearing out.OR if where you live cuff'ing your pant is back in fashion use the U clips shown in the first picture, to hold the cuff. 3D print the U clips in colored PLA filam...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:41:39 PST
Storage Shelf
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 PST
Brain Board
Brain Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Brain Board is a cork bulletin board shaped like a brain for helping you remember. Sure, you may have an actual brain that accomplishes these feats, but sometimes it is just not quite up to the task. Whether it be used for small to-do items, important appointments, or for sentimental keepsakes, ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:08:34 PST
Floating Shoe Rack
Floating Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> pharmer1 I needed a shoe rack for my closet so I decided to build my own. The j-me floating shoe rack was my inspiration. Materials required Materials required Bending Bending End caps End caps Mounting Mounting Finished Product Finished Product
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 21:04:19 PDT
Introduction : Minimalist wallet
Introduction : Minimalist wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> imakethings After a point in time you got to get rid of your fat wallet( at least in the physical sense !) . i got drawn towards wallets after reading up The kickstarter website had some brilliant wallet ideas and i decided to make one of my own , this wallet is base...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 14:34:14 PST
Small Parts Cabinet
Small Parts Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bdubu In this instructable I'll show you how to make a 28 drawer small parts cabinet for your workshop that you can use to hold small fasteners, electronic parts, etc. [1] The design features drawers that can be made from various weights of 8-1/2 x 11" paper stock (and potentially other materials). The to...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:12:40 PST
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- I recently made a camera track system for my workshop. However, the camera mount only had one axis of movement and as soon as I had it assembled, I knew I could improve on the design.I wanted two axes!! (I know that looks weird, but I looked it up, and that turns out to be the plural of axis). Usi...

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:02:49 PST
Zero-Cost Sophisticated Drill Bit Storage
Zero-Cost Sophisticated Drill Bit Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain Vyom Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Redesign, Re-manufactureDisposable pens are accurate writing instruments that are manufactured with precision. They are also designed to hold cylindrical objects. That's why they can be a good candidate for holding drill bits. And because you were going to throw them...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:07:39 PST
Switch box for your sound/headphone
Switch box for your sound/headphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> dpizetta If you are like me and have problems to switch your sound with headphones in you computer.Materials' list:• 1 dual channel switch (for stereo) - Mod. 17203 in this case;• 3 female P2 (3.5mm) in my case - from old pc sound board;• 1 mini box - I don't know where I found it :);• 8 wires - net wire;Acc...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:19:08 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Modifying a Horizontal Storage Shed
Modifying a Horizontal Storage Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> park_ind_ent We recently purchased a snow blower and needed a place to store it. Since we already had a plastic storage shed that was storing stuff we no longer used, it seamed to be the perfect place to store the blower. The added plus was it could be moved near the driveway allowing for easier access. While...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:42:19 PST
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> laffinm I recently moved my shop into my basement and while moving all the stuff, I realized that I needed a kind of organization system to hold some of my hand tools. After a bit of thinking, I came up with this solution, which might not be the best, but works fine for me. The board consists mainly of a la...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Wood Shop Scrap Bins
Wood Shop Scrap Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> spstewart Like most wood shops that have an open area under the workbench, it soon accumulates all of the left over and scrap wood underneath. When I dug all of mine out to clean the floor, I decided to come up with a better way. I thought about more shelves, but that still leaves room on the floor. Then I...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:08:25 PST
Seat Belt Buckling Box
Seat Belt Buckling Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> gravityisweak I have a pretty small car, because of that I'm really limited on my storage options. But I use my car often, both for work and for fun. Usually I find myself putting whatever is in my hands onto the passenger seat and usually by the time I get where I'm going this stuff finds its way onto the floor,...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:42 PDT
Spray Paint Rack Improvements
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT