Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kitchen - featured Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:48:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Using the Magnets From Old Hard Drives in The Kitchen
Using the Magnets From Old Hard Drives in The Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chuck Stephens I love the magnets from dead hard drives! They are really strong and have a hundred and one uses. Here are a few simple kitchen projects using this versatile recycled resource. Chip and Bread Bag Clip No matter how many plastic chip clips my wife buys from the dollar store, we'll always have one ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:49:35 PDT
Mini Cooler Made of Ice
Mini Cooler Made of Ice - More DIY How To Projects]]> kitchentablescraps It's summertime-- time for picnics and camping and frozen treats! Only these things don't tend to go together very well... that pesky summer heat makes it tricky to transport frozen goodies very far from a freezer. And no one wants to find sad, melty ice cream swimming in their cooler full of ice. A...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:08:56 PDT
Makerspace etched mugs and bowls
Makerspace etched mugs and bowls - More DIY How To Projects]]> licheness I have to say, that after a while, my appreciation for the free, chipped (and even cracked!) mugs, so generously donated from garage sales and the backs of everyone's cupboards to stock the YuKonstruct Makerspace kitchen, was waning, and so, I decided to purchase some brand new (inexpensive) mugs ...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:36:55 PDT
Custom Drink Coaster | The Joker
Custom Drink Coaster | The Joker - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, we are going to make a simple yet cool looking coaster.You can make any design you want. It's fast and easy.What do you need:Plexiglass/Acrylic sheetYou can get it pre-cut from eBayT-shirt transfer paperPrinterIron Print Out Your Art and Cut it Out Print the art and cut it o...
By: ShakeTheFuture

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:58:37 PDT
Grabado en vaso de vidrio
Grabado en vaso de vidrio - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmendez3 Si tienes un vaso o algún recipiente de cristal al que deseas agregarle alguna decoración, un grabado es lo que necesita. Herramientas y Materiales: Vaso de cristalImagen con trazosDremel 4000Punta de diamante para DremelPiedra de lijadoCubrebocasLentes Impresión de imagen Necesitas alguna image...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:51:52 PDT
Colorful Marbled Spoons
Colorful Marbled Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv Get your ceramic spoons ready for the summer with this easy and colorful marble technique! By using glass stain the colors will last all summer long. Supplies What you'll need:- Glass stain in different bright colors- A bowl with water- Ceramic spoons- Mixing sticks Add Colors To Water Add dro...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:51:46 PDT
5-Minute Coasters
5-Minute Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv These coasters are almost too easy! In less than 5 minutes you have a set of coasters. Clean And Cut All you need for these coasters are little tiles attached to a woven grid and scissors. I found the tile grid at Scrap in San Francisco. First I cleaned the tiles and then I cut them into shapes. ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:53:10 PDT
Tutti-Frutti: Colorful Candied Fruit Cubes From Raw Papaya
Tutti-Frutti: Colorful Candied Fruit Cubes From Raw Papaya - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj Tutti-fruity, a colorful combination of chopped and candied fruits are used in cake decoration and ice creams. In India tutti-fruity is made from raw papaya. Here is the step-by-step instructable on how to make tutti-fruity at home. Raw Materials Raw Papaya: I got this one from my neighbor's hom...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:11:25 PDT
Eco friendly cutting board cleaning
Eco friendly cutting board cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShiftyTips Stop using expensive chemicals! Save the planet and use this very simple cleaning solution! 1# Pur some salt ont he cutting board 1.1# You can use fine or rough salt depending on how hard is the dirt. Or you can mix it and use both! We did that. 2# Take a half lemon and start scrubing the s...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 10:08:52 PDT
Coffee Mug Display Rack
Coffee Mug Display Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheCarmichaelWorkshop Do you have a lot of coffee mugs taking up your valuable kitchen cabinet space? This Coffee Mug Display Rack is easy to make and you won't believe how much extra cabinet space you will gain. Also, it makes a nice display for your kitchen, breakfast nook, or dining room. Display your coffee mug co...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:02:12 PDT
Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart
Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> cfreeman8 My sister is moving into a new apartment that lacked counter space but had room for a rolling cart. I decided to make her a housewarming present that didn't break the bank. Using salvaged materials from our neighborhood bulk pickup and scraps lying around the house, my father and I constructed this ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:52:46 PDT
InstaMorph - Bottle Opener
InstaMorph - Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> DoverPL In April Instructables sent us several packets of InstaMorph for a Build Night. What is InstaMorph? It's a non-toxic, lightweight polyester thermoplastic - heat it up and InstaMorph becomes moldable; cool it down and it hardens to a strong plastic. InstaMorph is great for home improvement and crafti...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 18:27:54 PDT
Fruit Bowl
Fruit Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> pensa If you're in need of a way to hold fruit, this is the solution for you. Gather the Necessary Materials and Tools Material: 3 lengths .125" Galvanized Steel Wire, Fruit (optional)Tools: Wire Cutters, Soldering Torch, Solder, Clips or Spring Clamp, Magnets, Spray Paint (optional)Time: 1 - 2 Hours S...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 07:58:17 PDT
Cutting Board with knife holder
Cutting Board with knife holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> molarin I had some planed birch wood left over from another project and I thought I should do something with it. The result is a few cutting boards for my family and myself. To make them a little more exciting I made a knife holder as well. Decide your size and shape First cut the size that you want for ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 11:17:14 PDT
Lemonator! 3D printed juice squeezer of awesomeness *updated*
Lemonator! 3D printed juice squeezer of awesomeness *updated* - More DIY How To Projects]]> kondzio29 *Again by the great community I was able to print my design with help of a great man: Multimaker!He printed my design on his 3D printer. You should definitely check out his channel on youtube!*Do you know that feeling when only thing you want to do is just take a sip of cold lemonade? We all know it...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:38:21 PDT
Make a fruit-bowl out of Instamorph
Make a fruit-bowl out of Instamorph - More DIY How To Projects]]> krummrey Using a similar pattern as in my cellphone case I made a fruit bowl using Instamorph.For those not familiar with Instamorph. It's a reusable plastic that turns soft and mold-able when heated and when it cools down it will turn hard again and retain it's shape. There are quite a few projects made wit...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:01:50 PDT
Open fridge delay alarm
Open fridge delay alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> FletchINKy Does your refrigerator door resist closing completely? Or are you just absent minded in closing the door at all?We're going to make a timed alarm that will buzz if the fridge or freezer door is not completely closed within a certain time using basic electronics and some scrounged pieces. The probl...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:17:58 PDT
Cool Fish-Bone Bottle Holder
Cool Fish-Bone Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea.arzensek I made really cool ''gravity defying'' bottle holder in a shape of fish-skeleton. Check it out!Video link is here: Fish Bone Bottle Holder (by clicking, it opens in a new tab) Make yours: PDF printable plan Included I included PDF plan, so download is free!!!Print the plan at 100% and gl...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:28:40 PDT
Leaf Bowl
Leaf Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ealbinson5 This is a DIY craft for at home decoration. To create your own decorative DIY leaf bowl all you will need is:1 balloon Your choice of leaves A bowl to hold your balloon in place Paint brush or foam brush Mod Podge (matte finish) Scissors Cut the stems of your leaves The first thing that you nee...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 06:16:18 PDT
Glitter ABCs
Glitter ABCs - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Rustic Barn Owl Time: 30-45 MinutesLove these glitter gold letters! They really add a nice touch to our kitchen! Materials Materials-Plastic ABC lettersGold Spray PaintGold Glitter*Stand and cardboard to lay down letters to spray. Sort and Spray 1.Wash and dry magnet letters in soapy water to remove any d...
By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:05:11 PDT
Spice Rack with discarded pallet, discarded shoe rack aluminium poles and ikea S-hooks
Spice Rack with discarded pallet, discarded shoe rack aluminium poles and ikea S-hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> ongth I love to create new things with discarded stuff. I custom-made this spice rack using discarded pallet, shoe rack aluminium poles, discarded wire easel and some eye hooks.I can't really give you the measurements but hope the ideas and design will inspire even more creative spice rack work. Gather ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 03:01:43 PDT
Laser Etched Spice Labels
Laser Etched Spice Labels - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens A move to a new apartment meant the only good place to store my spices was in a small container in a drawer. The only trouble was that every time I wanted to grab a spice, it was a mini game of Memory. I decided to find a scrap piece of thin plywood and make individual labels for them and hot glue t...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:40:56 PDT
FingerGuard - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitko300589 Cut fast,cut straight,save your fingers with FingerGuard. Orientation and support I advise this orientation and support structure for this print.
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 04:38:33 PDT
Multi Functional Fridge Magnet
Multi Functional Fridge Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano What do you do with all those cool little cans that special candies and spices come in? If you ar like me you can't bear to part with them and you have plenty of traveling vitamin containers or button boxes. Make them into something useful for your home! A multi functional refrigerator magnet...hold...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:31:40 PDT
copper and wood trivets
copper and wood trivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink These copper pipe and wood trivets are super cheap, fast and beautiful! My favorite type of project. Don't you love it when you just have to glue things together and then you're done? Plus, who doesn't love trivets you'll gladly leave out to look at? Copper and wood is much more fancy than the grimy...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:33:36 PDT
Lasercut Straight-Sided Taster Glasses
Lasercut Straight-Sided Taster Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> SquirrelBrained We're planning a beer tasting party to improve our knowledge of beer flavors. So what better way to get started, than with a nice new set of tasting glasses, each etched for approximately 3 oz pours and numbered 1 to 10. I whipped up these glasses at TechShop SF over the course of 2 2-hour sessions ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:10:53 PDT
Geometric Wood & Copper Fruit Bowl
Geometric Wood & Copper Fruit Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> Makery This is a quick and easy way to elevate a plain wooden fruit bowl and bring it bang up to date with geometric copper accents You'll need a wooden bowl, masking tape and copper spray paint Mark out your design with masking tape. I went for simplicity with retro looking, nesting triangles. You...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:39:57 PST
Lo-Tek Yogurt Maker
Lo-Tek Yogurt Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> nathanaloysiusbash This is an extremely easy to make yogurt maker that works really well. -Cooler-nightlights-three outlet extension cord-mini utility knife-chopsticks-hot glue gun This instructable is going to be a lot easier to follow exactly if you live near a Dollar Tree. You get one of their little foam c...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:51:19 PST
Hanging Microwave Shelf
Hanging Microwave Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> RonnyK My little kitchen doesn't have a lot of counter space so I came up with this cheap, easy, and sturdy shelf to hang my microwave under a countertop or cabinet. This shelf could also easily be adapted for other appliances or storage.The materials cost about $25 total, including having the plywood cut ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:03:51 PST
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 In this Instructable, you will learn how to steal some much needed kitchen storage, and not take up any more room in doing so.I live in a small apartment with an even smaller kitchen that is lacking in the storage department. So I needed a new cabinet, and since I do NOT have permission to put big h...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:12:15 PST
Tamper Resistant
Tamper Resistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> davidbordow Tamper Resistant is a brass and aluminum espresso tamper that indicates to the user when they’ve tamped to 30 pounds of pressure. This is important in making espresso because a correct tamp produces a better infusion. I machined the parts using a lathe, mill and other metal working tools. The bas...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:31:28 PST
DIY Lazy Susan
DIY Lazy Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> mysterygirl995 I don't know about you, but, I live in a small house & the pantry is even smaller. So to save space a made a lazy susan to hold my spices. It is really easy & cheap to make. I put mine in my pantry but you could also put it on a table (it could even hold perfume on a vanity table or something) Be cr...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:37:13 PST
Micro Food Kitchen
Micro Food Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChristopherD9 This is my first Instructable.I have been running a food booth for some time. Through the years, i have gone from small, wooden framed, stand-beside booths, to fully covered trailers. This is my first metal framed booth. I also possess a very diversified, and well-rounded skill set, which keeps me e...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:33:45 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 PST
Rubber Band Wine Rack
Rubber Band Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftsfamship Nothing says classy, sophisticated wine storage like nestling your bottles of wine on this rubber band wine rack!Supplies:4 qty 1-3/4" x 36" square wood dowel6 qty 5/8" x 36" round dowel120 qty #33 rubber bands (3-1/2"x1/8")wood gluesand paperstain and beeswax optionalTools: Drill5/8" drill bitsaw...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:17:48 PST
Molecule Wine Glass Charms
Molecule Wine Glass Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhutchison Used these charms to identify your glass at a party.The designs were etched with a wood burner and are representations of molecules to do with drinks:SugarWaterEthanolCitric AcidGlassCarbon DioxideI took a little bit of artistic licence with the glass molecule because of its crystalline structure. I...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:41:39 PST
Build a Custom Cleaver Handle
Build a Custom Cleaver Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> rodneywong I made this solid wood handle for my cleaver to replace the original rounded one that was extremely worn. When working with cutlery it's best to cover the blade and wrap it securely to protect yourself. Also be aware to keep your woodworking tools away from contacting the metal that may dull your ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 23:59:51 PST
Knife Block made of Skewers
Knife Block made of Skewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Berkana This knife block is inexpensive and flexible enough to accommodate any sort of knife collection. (Speaking of inexpensive, this is part of the "On a Budget" contest. Your votes are appreciated! ^_^ ) And unlike the commercially made knife block that uses plastic strips bound together at the base (ca...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:15:25 PST
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> aramaic Project for all these cork wine closures we can recycle after every wine party at home. If you like cooking - you always need a good surface to place your hot pan after food is ready. What could be better than cork trivet? Cork is perfect material for this purpose. It is natural and environmental fr...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:07:46 PST
Steampunk Cheese Slicer
Steampunk Cheese Slicer - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaskMarvl Cheese slicer made with two pieces of pipe, wire and some screws. Materials Find two pieces of pipe and cut to desired lengths. One for the handle (thicker), and one for the wire holder (thinner). Some screws, washers, stainless steal wire and a piece of rounded wood.I used a piece of copper pip...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:14:14 PST
Paracord Pot Holder
Paracord Pot Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> firefightermeyer Protect your hands from heat with a pot holder made from Paracord! I don't like to use oven mitts so this is my alternative. This handle can slip on and off and squeeze onto all your pots and pans to protect them from the heat!You will need:- Two 8 foot lengths of Paracord- Scissors- Sixteen 1 inch ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:39:11 PST
Glasses rack on wine bottle
Glasses rack on wine bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make this simple and beautiful wooden rack for your wine glasses that fits on top of a wine bottle. Its a nice way to showcase a nice bottle of wine and an easy and interesting way of serving a bottle and glasses to the table. If your invited over fo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 09:40:31 PST
DIY Monogram Mugs
DIY Monogram Mugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> SabrenaD I have a family of friends who all love Coffee! Even the littlest of them at age 3. I love to find ways to give them personalized gifts, especially since they all have very unique names. So I made these mugs for them for Christmas. What I like best about them is the precision of the letterforms. Usi...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:25:50 PST
Rotating Knife Block
Rotating Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> derwassi Well, there won't be knifes rotating in this instructable, but it will be nice non the less;-)In this instructable I will show you how I created a rotating knife block with a self built groove ball bearing.The knife block is round with a diameter of roughly 18cm and a total height of roughly 25cm. ...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:36:14 PST
Coffee Cradle
Coffee Cradle - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo If you have even an ounce of OCD in your blood (and don't we all?), then it will bother you--in some deep, unconscious, insidious, infectious part of your soul--to see your coffee filters wilting and flattening in the dark clutter of your cabinet. It will sadden you to see gorgeous goblets of gossam...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:18:24 PST
Astroturf Dish Drainer
Astroturf Dish Drainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> ucn So what do you do with leftover astroturf samples and a sink that runneth over with dishes? Make an astroturf dish drainer, of course! This contemporary mod-drainer brings a little colour into the dreary job of dish-washing, and is presentable enough to remain in full view on my kitchen counter.Heck...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:38 PST
Penny Spiral Coaster
Penny Spiral Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrJB This is an Instructable on how to make your own coaster out of pennies. Before I get started, I need to give credit to the maker of this Penny Spiral Instructable. I happened across this Instructable, and upon seeing his picture immediately thought that this would make a great coaster. So, I made o...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:38:05 PST
Wooden Fender Bass Spatula
Wooden Fender Bass Spatula - More DIY How To Projects]]> Luegg Lately, a growing number of my friends are becoming enthusiastic cooks. This calls for gifts (that may get me invited for dinner sometime). A musician myself (as most of my cooking friends are), I had the idea for this very recognizable spatula. It is a simple build, and it took me around 1.5 hours ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:20:20 PST
Water Jet Cut Wall Hanging Mushroom Garden
Water Jet Cut Wall Hanging Mushroom Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maria Finn Photo by Charlie Nordstorm I'm mushroom obsessed. It's not just their deliciousness, the savory umami characteristics that give the pleasure of meat, yet are a fungus. They are inherently poetic-they link edibility & appetite with death and decay. The mushrooms themselves are the fruit of a vast und...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 19:54:13 PST
Wooden kitchen scraper...why not?
Wooden kitchen scraper...why not? - More DIY How To Projects]]> warehouse32 A wooden what now??...My thoughts exactly. When my wife requested I make her one of these I thought she was making it up (can you tell I don't spend much time cooking). Then, she went on pinterest and proceeded to show me pages upon pages of kitchen scrapers. She wasn't making it up. Once I realiz...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 13:30:13 PST