Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kitchen - kitchen - featured Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:44:06 PST BLOX v1.01 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
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
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 Great 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 environmen...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:07:46 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
MASON JAR SPICE RACK - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule This project was inspired by my granddads storage system in his workshop. I added a little style to it and voila ! It looks pretty good in my kitchen. This Spice Rack is easy to make and personalize to your needs. You don't need to use mason jars, recycled containers with screwable tops would do. It...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:40:17 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
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
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
Metal Coffee Pour Over Stand
Metal Coffee Pour Over Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> deweymakes I'm the only coffee drinker in my household, so I have a little #2 pour over cone coffe filter that I use every morning. Sometimes I have a problem balancing said coffee filter on top of the particular coffee cup I'm using. So I decided to build a stand for it. I chose to use a few bolts and som...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:09:52 PST
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> carloratm We had a very old INGO table from IKEA. It was in a very dirty garage and we used it as a workbench.We decided to transform it to a standing table for our kitchen.The process is very simple, and the result is awesome! Cut the table to fit your space First of all, you have to cut the table top.Sta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:28:53 PDT
Project Yolk
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
Laminated Chopping Board
Laminated Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> msparker I had recently made myself a mini-bar and the last piece of the puzzle was a chopping board to fit the shelf i had made. In the garage i had a fair few random bits of wood from old furniture that had been take apart, but no big pieces so the obvious solution was to laminate some pieces together, som...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:49:20 PDT
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> lathe_makeatio Bugged by the dropping plastic bowls and boxes behind our big drawer I've made this extension. The main problem was, that the mentioned high drawers use the same base than the ordinary drawers plus one surrounding rod-line on the half of the drawers height.This is, when you put much stuff in, not hi...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:07:37 PDT
Over-the-sink dishrack
Over-the-sink dishrack - More DIY How To Projects]]> michel.dedeo I wanted more space on the counter, so I made an over-the-sink dishrack. The prototype was my conventional metal dishrack screwed to the wall and cabinet.I wanted to use a branch I had lying around for the front support to make it look more interesting. Attaching the branch to a plank makes it eas...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:58:39 PDT
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchglass There are five basic steps to restoring an old knife: Find a Knife worth Restoring Remove Rust Refinish the Blade Refinish the Handle Sharpen I like old knives because the quality is there, and they're cheap. They were made before the time when plastic and stainless steel wa...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:06:42 PDT
Stovetop Range Riser
Stovetop Range Riser - More DIY How To Projects]]> joejoetheclown We have quite a old stove/range at home, and unfortunately the gas controls just aren't that precise. There isn't much of a 'low' end, making it nearly impossible to simmer something for a long time. With a few minutes on a water jet cutter and a slab of steel, I made this trivet to raise our sauc...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 11:47:08 PDT
Mobile Kitchen, a bike trailer kitchen on gas
Mobile Kitchen, a bike trailer kitchen on gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> IP2014groep08 Hello We are group 08 of the Intensive Program 2014 Urban Gardening This is a collaboration between Howest, Ugent, IDC, Velt, Transitiestad Kortrijk, BUDA::Lab, Designregio Kortrijk and stad Kortrijk. This instructable is about building a "mobile kitchen", it offers a firm base for any mobile kitch...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:21:36 PDT
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden)
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden) - More DIY How To Projects]]> designforhire I was excited to start this project because I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while, and when I saw Instructables was opening a contest, it gave me the motivation to give it a try. My wife and I love cookbooks and music (music in the kitchen is a must), but when you’re using a coo...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 21:51:09 PST
DIY colorful-wooden coasters
DIY colorful-wooden coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kion Designs You want to pimp your dining table a bit?You want to impress your friends?You want to do it yourself?Here you go with my idea of DIY colorful-wooden coasters! :D Get the stuff All you need:- pieces of plywood. I got these round ones from a handcrafting supply store.check out yours! Otherwise get ...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:15:06 PST
Appliqued Kitchen Towel
Appliqued Kitchen Towel - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew Do you need a clever idea for a gift? Here is a fairly simple machine applique kitchen towel. You can purchase 100% cotton kitchen flour sack towels like I did, or make your own out of 100% cotton muslin. This is another great project for using fabric scraps. Anyone would love to recieve a cute towe...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:29:26 PST
Crochet Ring Coasters
Crochet Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 As a daughter of an ex-upholsterer, I have upholstery stuff all over the house. Some are still in pretty big quantities, like curtain rings.  I believe that there are many things that can be done with rings, one of the things that came to my mind right away was coasters! My problem was: how can I ke...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:41 PDT
Cork Trivet (Kitchen Heat Mat)
Cork Trivet (Kitchen Heat Mat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> sladek A Trivet is used to protect your table from hot dishes. With a few handfuls of corks, some wood and a load of hot glue you can make your own trivet in next to no time. Acquire Corks You'll need a load of corks of roughly the same size. I got a massive bag from Freecycle, but if you ask any restau...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:01:53 PDT
Sugru Potholders
Sugru Potholders - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 A few days ago my friend Andrea kindly sent me 2 packages of Sugru, along with 2 trivets made by him as gift!  I must admit that I had no idea what Sugru was until a few months ago when I saw it in many projects on Instructables...and wow, I was amazed by all the things that it seemed to be able to...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:20:56 PDT
Refresh that old plastic cutting board
Refresh that old plastic cutting board - More DIY How To Projects]]> djeucalyptus Plastic (polyethylene) cutting boards tend to get worn with use, eventually leading to an unsightly (and often unsanitary) surface. Between cut marks, foods, and cleaners can leave a plastic board looking pretty ragged. But not all is lost - a quick attack with some sandpaper can refresh that cutt...
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Sun, 15 May 2011 11:40:03 PDT
How to Make Vintage Bottlecap Magnets
How to Make Vintage Bottlecap Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> smileee2 There are a lot of bottlecap magnet tutorials out there, but I happen to LOVE all things vintage, so I took it to another level with clippings from old (vintage) magazines. Vintage magazines have such unique colors, beautifully yellowed pages, with fun and quirky images. Vintage clippings make this ...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 17:57:49 PDT
Basic Concrete Countertop
Basic Concrete Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> bkr1969 This instructable shows how to build a simple concrete countertop. There are several sites on the net with good instruction and lots of details, including one here on Instructables. This project is much more basic for those who may be interested in trying to build one but want to start with somethin...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2009 18:57:56 PST
3-D Cutting Board-I Made it at Tech Shop
3-D Cutting Board-I Made it at Tech Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zakkee Moghul First let me state -This is easy, even for a beginner -If you're at tech shop ask for help and they will be more than happy to, or other people that go there :) Start of with 4 pieces of walnut & maple, and 3 pieces of purple heart  -1 1/8 wide approximately 3/4 thick and just around 33 long (walnu...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 17:36:04 PDT
Less Grumpy Kitchen - No More Tears Onion Peeling
Less Grumpy Kitchen - No More Tears Onion Peeling - More DIY How To Projects]]> grumpydad We've all been there - you have peeled your onion and start to cut it up only to burst out crying. The sadness of the senseless violence against this poor little vegetable. Well, not really. The tears are because of the vapours released by the onion during the process of cutting it. In this little ...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:14:40 PDT
LEGO Brick Spice Rack
LEGO Brick Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> SHIFT! Ahoy-hoy Instructabrarians!   Three questions: Do you like cooking?  Do you also love LEGO? Now ask yourself, if both of these questions apply, haven't you ever wanted to cook LEGO?   Of course not! LEGO is plastic and as the food loving nation that we have learned from years of experience mankin...

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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:40:01 PDT
Organise messy cupboards with sugru. At last - a good solution for pot lids!
Organise messy cupboards with sugru. At last - a good solution for pot lids! - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru It's a job most of us put off, but tidy cupboards are such a pleasure to use! sugru user @jamney inspired us to bring a bit of order to our kitchen by making handy sugru hooks to hold our pot lids in the cupboard door. We tweaked the design a bit and came up with our own version. This is a perfect w...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 05:18:06 PST
The PolyPHONIC Kitchen
The PolyPHONIC Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahpitts     Our TEAM Noah Pitts Sara Montoro Karl Landin Alice Lee University of California, Berkeley CNM290/CS294-85 Critical Making: Materials, Protocols, and Culture Our MISSION The activities of the kitchen, once communal practices shared by members of a household, have become increas...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:42:59 PST
HIDDEN KITCHEN LID AID - More DIY How To Projects]]> iceng Credits :    This Hidden kitchen Lid Aid  is based on Jayefuu's excellent  two lid holster instructable.    I had to make very quickly ( while my wife went dog walking with a friend ) and still be    completely removable in case of here unappreciative response    While I am not moving out soon, i...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 16:10:42 PST
Universal Knife Block (Design Martin Robitsch)
Universal Knife Block (Design Martin Robitsch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> strooom Martin Robitsch designed this knife block, and I immediately loved it. Because it is quite expensive, but not too hard to make one yourself, I decided to contribute another instructable. Materials : 4 pieces of 255 mm * 140mm * 9 mm (10" * 5.5" * 3/8") in nice solid wood (I used Oak), these will b...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 07:18:34 PST
Make a Kitchen Knife
Make a Kitchen Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam DeRose This tutorial demonstrates how to make a kitchen knife out of a piece of new 0-1 tool steel. In this post I make my first knife, and I do my best to document each step and provide you with the knowledge I had going into it, and also what I learned and how I would have done it differently. As I said...
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 21:54:48 PDT
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs!
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru This is a great project for creating custom designs on your mugs that can double up as a heatproof coaster! In this project we will show you how to create the grass and flowers design above, but see step 6 for some more inspiration. Sugru is ideal for this project because: It's soft to the tou...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 07:35:43 PST
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w!
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajmckay First off, let me explain that "High Power LEDs" should probably read "High Intensity LEDs".  By my calculations this whole setup uses about 23w of electricity. Anyways, after getting new kitchen cabinets and getting a nice shiny granite counter top installed it was time to get some truly impressiv...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:13:43 PDT
The Office Coffee Stapler
The Office Coffee Stapler - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman The office coffee machine is broken.  The sharp bit that pierces the coffee pods is, well, missing. The workaround is to stab a hole in the pods with a nail. I figured I could go more extreme... Planning In my head, I saw a stapler with stabilisers.  When I did my manual thinking, it pretty muc...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:57:06 PDT
Kickin' Mitts
Kickin' Mitts - More DIY How To Projects]]> brypost What do you do with your old shoes? Mine find their way into my closet -- they're there as a backup to my current shoes. But I find that these shoes begin to aggregate; they pile up until I’m motivated to throw them out or donate them. So, I thought, what else can I do with these old soles? I dete...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:12:52 PDT
Dish Towel Drawer Holder
Dish Towel Drawer Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw Using a screw, washer and binder clip I made a really simple, nearly free way to hold on to dish towels next to the sink so that they're always available to dry wet hands and dishes.  In my never ending quest to optimize my apartment kitchen into a functional cook space, I've come up with this simpl...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:56:16 PST
Line-Cook Knife Rack
Line-Cook Knife Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leche de Pollo This knife rack will save you the $15.00 it costs to buy a more traditional magnetic strip style rack. It's super easy to make, looks cool, and will reward you everytime you head to the kitchen to make a nice dice of onion for your salsa verde. ps. I call it the "line-cook" because like me if you'r...
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Mon, 25 Dec 2006 14:58:05 PST
Apothecary-labeled test tube spice rack
Apothecary-labeled test tube spice rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> SwampDragons This instructable is based on noahw's Test Tube Spice Rack, and I used his links to find my test tubes, corks, and o-rings.  However, this instructable contains the addition of labels and the rack is constructed differently. For this instructable, you will need: For the rack ~a power drill ~1/8 an...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:58:17 PST
Basic Knife Skills
Basic Knife Skills - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr_jase There's no need to take a chefs course to learn how to use a knife properly, as long as you know how to hold a knife, you can cut all sorts of foods neatly and professionally, follow these simple steps and you can cut foods with ease and without cutting off your fingers, which is always good. Always...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:59:25 PST
*No Fear* Jalapeño Chopping Prep!
*No Fear* Jalapeño Chopping Prep! - More DIY How To Projects]]> barefootbohemian Do not fear the simple little green pepper known as the jalapeño, when handled properly you will be able to enjoy it's succulent savory heat in any recipe you choose! It only takes a moment to master cutting, chopping or dicing one up without loosing an eye to the heat of capsaicin. And besides the...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 14:42:51 PST
Cumin Centipede (Spice Dash Rack)
Cumin Centipede (Spice Dash Rack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> annahowardshaw Ever need just a dash of cinnamon or a touch of paprika but your spices all over the kitchen and/or in non-shaker containers?  Cumin Centipede here can hang out on your counter with just the perfect amount of each spice ready to be dispensed instantly!  Cumin Centipede holds way more than just cumi...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 22:50:45 PST
Make your tea towel magnetic with sugru (+ video)
Make your tea towel magnetic with sugru (+ video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru It's incredibly satisfying to watch a tea towel fly across the kitchen and snap onto the fridge door. We couldn't resist taking them outdoors though :) <br> This hack was inspired by quartertone's very awesome magnetised kitchen towel, we fe...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 06:31:42 PDT
Steampunk Spice Rack
Steampunk Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlowman I needed a spice rack to bring with me to college, and my dad has just discovered the wonders of steampunk.   And so....the steampunk spice rack was born. Cut and file copper pipe. Using a pipe cutter, cut copper pipe into 28 1.5-inch pieces.  We used 1/2" copper pipe that we had lying around, b...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 08:12:55 PDT
Build a pot rack and update your kitchen for under $100
Build a pot rack and update your kitchen for under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmitch77 We love the look of a hanging pot holder in the kitchen, but since we have a galley style kitchen that is limited on space and don't have an island or an open area above the sink or stove, we came up with another idea.  We used to have a bar that I had built from a simple frame mounted to the wall w...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 08:23:11 PDT
Portable Backsplash for Renters
Portable Backsplash for Renters - More DIY How To Projects]]> wilgubeast Do you have vertical slat blinds, beige carpet, and white walls? Are you renting in a place with a significant chunk of your savings tied up in your security deposit? Do you watch HGTV and salivate over the kitchen remodels while steadfastly refusing to even glance at your own bland room that happen...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:07:51 PDT