Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:06:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cure for a Keurig Vue that won't pump water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cure-for-a-Keurig-Vue-that-wont-pump-water/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:39:03 PST
Quick & Easy Hose Repair for a Dollar http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Hose-Repair-for-a-Dollar/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:00:13 PDT
Old iPhone headphones - Eski iPhone kulaklıklar http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-iPhone-headphones-Eski-iPhone-kulaklıklar/
Old iPhone headphones - Eski iPhone kulaklıklar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/EKNV/HWQF1VFA/FVXEKNVHWQF1VFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/EKNV/HWQF1VFA/FVXEKNVHWQF1VFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/EKNV/HWQF1VFA/FVXEKNVHWQF1VFA.SMALL.jpg asibonzai Yeniden yaşama merhaba. Teşhis :) Artık malzemesi deforme olmuş ama ses ve kullanım kalitesi hala mükemmel olan kulaklıklarımızı tekrar yaşama döndürebiliriz. Yenisini almak gibi bir yöntem önerenlere bu aşamada güle güle diyelim :) Malzemeler 1 - En az 20m ip. İstediğiniz renk ve çeşitte ip k...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:21:46 PDT
Transmission Belt / Fan Replacement Cub Cadet LTX1045 http://www.instructables.com/id/Transmission-Belt-Fan-Replacement-Cub-Cadet-LTX1/
Transmission Belt / Fan Replacement Cub Cadet LTX1045 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SGAM/GV0RTX58/FP3SGAMGV0RTX58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SGAM/GV0RTX58/FP3SGAMGV0RTX58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SGAM/GV0RTX58/FP3SGAMGV0RTX58.SMALL.jpg brakeman22 Recently had my uncle on the riding mower and he hit a branch that slid up into the transmission belt. It got lodged in between and somehow popped the belt off. The belt got chewed up, and in the process broke the plastic transmission fan. I hate paying for people to fix my stuff, so I decided to tr...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:21:53 PST
Resurrect an old wheelbarrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-an-old-wheelbarrow/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 00:37:27 PDT
how to reball red ring of death xbox 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-reball-red-ring-of-death-xbox-360/
how to reball red ring of death xbox 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IKO4/HVFL040C/FQ4IKO4HVFL040C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IKO4/HVFL040C/FQ4IKO4HVFL040C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IKO4/HVFL040C/FQ4IKO4HVFL040C.SMALL.jpg tjones74 in this instructable im going to show you how to repair a xbox 360 that has the red ring of death using a bga reball machine Parts needed these are all the tools and materials needed to fix a rrod xbox 360red ring of death xbox 360 (hard to fix one if you dont have one)soldering iron (a temperatu...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 22:20:53 PDT
Chainsaw bar oil repair with shop vac http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-bar-oil-repair-with-shop-vac/
Chainsaw bar oil repair with shop vac - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/T1O0/HVCUUUPU/F25T1O0HVCUUUPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/T1O0/HVCUUUPU/F25T1O0HVCUUUPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/T1O0/HVCUUUPU/F25T1O0HVCUUUPU.SMALL.jpg nlinventor The chain and bar on my Stihl MS170 chainsaw was dry as a bone. There was plenty of bar oil in the tank but none was being fed to the bar and chain. Just before I realized what was going on I was getting smoke while sawing down trees. Right then the chain locked solid on the bar. I removed the bar ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 16:11:43 PDT
●FIX HOLES IN LEATHER BOOTS● http://www.instructables.com/id/FIX-HOLES-IN-LEATHER-BOOTS/
●FIX HOLES IN LEATHER BOOTS● - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/NQTH/HV64B6H8/FWUNQTHHV64B6H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/NQTH/HV64B6H8/FWUNQTHHV64B6H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/NQTH/HV64B6H8/FWUNQTHHV64B6H8.SMALL.jpg marcellahella This is how I fixed my leather boots.I hope they are going to last me for way longer now, because I really like them… I'm wearing them from quite a while now and seam this method worked really well. WHAT YOU NEED You need:-waterproof leather glue, a good brand that dry flexible and clear,-a scra...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 11:49:43 PDT
How to Fix a Broken Acoustic Guitar Head http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Broken-Acoustic-Guitar-Head/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:17:40 PDT
Toolbox and Workbench Portable Stowable Repair Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-and-Workbench-Portable-Stowable-Repair-Wor/
Toolbox and Workbench Portable Stowable Repair Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SMALL.jpg anamore83 I made this workstation with items that were found (or that magically appeared) at home. I estimate the cost to be about $100 (if you have broken or used items), and although most of the things I used were already mine, I did have to pay for a few such as the decorative paper and some of the tape ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:52:02 PDT
Laser Cut Acrylic Straight Razor Scales http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Acrylic-Straight-Razor-Scales/
Laser Cut Acrylic Straight Razor Scales - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZXOH/HTHKE2CN/FMUZXOHHTHKE2CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZXOH/HTHKE2CN/FMUZXOHHTHKE2CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZXOH/HTHKE2CN/FMUZXOHHTHKE2CN.SMALL.jpg MakeNBuild In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make some custom scales for that old straight razor you've had laying around, or that super cool new blade you found at the pawn shop. Everyone has old straight razors laying around, right? OK, OK, mine's not a "real" straight, it's technically a shavet...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:48:40 PDT
How to remove a dent from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-dent-from-wood/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:10:40 PDT
How to fix a bent pneumatic screen door closer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-bent-pneumatic-screen-door-closer/
How to fix a bent pneumatic screen door closer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/75A8/HT1M1J56/FA675A8HT1M1J56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/75A8/HT1M1J56/FA675A8HT1M1J56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/75A8/HT1M1J56/FA675A8HT1M1J56.SMALL.jpg trev25 During one of the last storms, the wind caught my screen door as I was stepping outside. It immediately flung it all the way open and bent the automatic door closer in the process. Now, it refuses to close by itself. But with just a little bit of work, I was able to repair it and get it back to work...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:23:16 PDT
Coflex: Sugru and Duct Tape Have a Baby http://www.instructables.com/id/Coflex-Sugru-and-Duct-Tape-Have-a-Baby/
Coflex: Sugru and Duct Tape Have a Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RFU8/HT7P8ICM/F1SRFU8HT7P8ICM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RFU8/HT7P8ICM/F1SRFU8HT7P8ICM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RFU8/HT7P8ICM/F1SRFU8HT7P8ICM.SMALL.jpg ktana Sugru rocks, but it can be expensive and permanent, duct tape holds the universe together but it's sort of permanent and not at all repositionable, and can be stiff and thick. That's where coflex comes in. Coflex is inexpensive, sticks to itself and you don't have to wait for it to dry or set. Als...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:32:52 PDT
repairing a small DC electric motor http://www.instructables.com/id/repairing-a-small-DC-electric-motor/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 06:39:27 PDT
How to replace the glass in a wood frame window. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-glass-in-a-wood-frame-window/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 06:49:04 PDT
Powder-Coating an Old Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Powder-Coating-an-Old-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:18:01 PST
How to Build a Railroad Tie Retaining Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Railroad-Tie-Retaining-Wall/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 08:53:25 PST
Make a working key from scrap metal by reverse engineering a lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-working-key-from-scrap-metal-by-reverse-eng/
Make a working key from scrap metal by reverse engineering a lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/9EPC/HRCK1SV8/FMH9EPCHRCK1SV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/9EPC/HRCK1SV8/FMH9EPCHRCK1SV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/9EPC/HRCK1SV8/FMH9EPCHRCK1SV8.SMALL.jpg golond Have you lost all of the keys for your lock and need to make a new key from scratch?  Does the locksmith lack a key blank that will fit your lock's keyway? Grab a metal file, some scrap sheet metal, and read on for a rough & tumble do-it-yourself key making guide! I made mine at http://techshop.ws ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 21:55:01 PST
How to fix a broken printer hinge and door sensor (HP Officejet J6488 All-in-One - maybe helpful for other printers too) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-printer-hinge-and-door-sensor-/
How to fix a broken printer hinge and door sensor (HP Officejet J6488 All-in-One - maybe helpful for other printers too) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/RZZE/H4AGLCXW/FRTRZZEH4AGLCXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/RZZE/H4AGLCXW/FRTRZZEH4AGLCXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/RZZE/H4AGLCXW/FRTRZZEH4AGLCXW.SMALL.jpg hkrishna3 Hello inventors, this is my first instructable. Hope that this proves helpful for some people like me, who broke their hp printer's door hinge and made it piece of plastic of no use. This guides you how to fix a broken printer door hinge and make the door sensor work. This is a very known bug in HP ...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:03:48 PDT
Fancy Footwork (Repair Those Old Soles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Footwork-Repair-Those-Old-Soles/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:35:45 PST
How to Repair and Remove Conduit for Electric Wires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-and-Remove-Conduit-for-Electric-Wire/
How to Repair and Remove Conduit for Electric Wires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/W7LS/HQPQVX2K/FGQW7LSHQPQVX2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/W7LS/HQPQVX2K/FGQW7LSHQPQVX2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/W7LS/HQPQVX2K/FGQW7LSHQPQVX2K.SMALL.jpg Jeremyrcohen81 Let me teach you how to easily repair and remove conduit for electric wires. For the full guide and more tips read the post in 123 Do It Yourself blog: http://123doityourself.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/22/ Shut off the electricity flow This step is the most important one for your own safety. Disc...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:04:10 PST
Star Wars Han Solo Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Han-Solo-Boots/
Star Wars Han Solo Boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/T0DO/HQOAIKF0/FKAT0DOHQOAIKF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/T0DO/HQOAIKF0/FKAT0DOHQOAIKF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/T0DO/HQOAIKF0/FKAT0DOHQOAIKF0.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Make a pair of Han Solo Boots! Don't let them fool you, they were made with a lot of simple tricks and nonsense... Creating the Pattern Supplies Needed: Tools: Pins Scissors Pencil Ruler Tracing Wheel Boot (to copy) Materials: Muslin Fabric Paper I came ...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:08:48 PST
Restore Bakelite to Original Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-Bakelite-to-Original-Finish/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:35:44 PST
Repair your electronics by replacing blown capacitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-your-electronics-by-replacing-blown-capacit/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 20:03:02 PDT
TIG Weld A Broken Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Tig-Weld-A-Broken-Knife/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:48:08 PST
Fire & Ice: or How to Unfreeze Your Water Meter (& How to Keep It From Freezing in the Future) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-%26-Ice%3a-or-How-to-Unfreeze-Your-Water-Meter-%26/
Fire & Ice: or How to Unfreeze Your Water Meter (& How to Keep It From Freezing in the Future) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/W9MC/AD1EWZMIL74/FWQW9MCAD1EWZMIL74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/W9MC/AD1EWZMIL74/FWQW9MCAD1EWZMIL74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/W9MC/AD1EWZMIL74/FWQW9MCAD1EWZMIL74.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme We are remodeling a house right now and the temperatures have been getting down to 4 degrees Fahrenheit for the last few days. Since we haven't been running water, the water meter froze. This is an effective technique for thawing out the water meter to restore water flow to the house. There are ...
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Mon, 22 Jan 2007 11:51:36 PST
Repair a broken chair rung http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-broken-chair-rung/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2011 10:49:54 PDT
Removing Rust with Citric Acid http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Rust-with-Citric-Acid/
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By: sketchglass

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:10:01 PST
An introduction to P-R-P. 'Poor man's Rapid Prototyping'. Let's build an IRobot keyring. http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-mans-Rapid-Prototiping-Lets-build-a-IRobot-ke/
An introduction to P-R-P. 'Poor man's Rapid Prototyping'. Let's build an IRobot keyring. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/IVPZ/HPG4O8EM/FFZIVPZHPG4O8EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/IVPZ/HPG4O8EM/FFZIVPZHPG4O8EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/IVPZ/HPG4O8EM/FFZIVPZHPG4O8EM.SMALL.jpg Ironwave This is a tribute. A Thank you. Dedicated to all people who selflessly experimented, tried, failed and succeeded. They who created instructables so other people may learn and gain by it. And a thank you for creating a place to make all this possible; Instructables.com This instructable therefore is ...
By: Ironwave

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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 11:59:42 PST
Little Red Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Red-Guitar/
Little Red Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OY88/HPBJ2HGX/FHGOY88HPBJ2HGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OY88/HPBJ2HGX/FHGOY88HPBJ2HGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OY88/HPBJ2HGX/FHGOY88HPBJ2HGX.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng My 7 year old daughter has always loved pretending to be onstage giving a performance. For Christmas she's getting a child size guitar (along with this refinished one). This smaller version makes it easier to put on Taylor Swift concerts when she's running about. Special thanks to my Mom for provid...
By: Mrballeng

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:17:49 PST
restore a rusted shut tool http://www.instructables.com/id/restore-a-rusted-shut-tool/
restore a rusted shut tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/DE5V/HO7XP5C8/FVYDE5VHO7XP5C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/DE5V/HO7XP5C8/FVYDE5VHO7XP5C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/DE5V/HO7XP5C8/FVYDE5VHO7XP5C8.SMALL.jpg foobear Here is a simple and cheap way to restore a tool that has become hopelessly rusted from exposure to the elements. supplies apple cider vinegar (white vinegar may work as well, though I haven't tried it yet) salt  (not sure if this is entirely necessary - but I know it works well for cleanin...
By: foobear

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:51:58 PST
How to Recaulk Window Panes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recaulk-Window-Panes/
How to Recaulk Window Panes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/GK6P/HMVJHHDK/FTAGK6PHMVJHHDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/GK6P/HMVJHHDK/FTAGK6PHMVJHHDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/GK6P/HMVJHHDK/FTAGK6PHMVJHHDK.SMALL.jpg cherio_056 Over time, wood dries out and shrinks. If you have wooden window frames in an older house, the wood might have shrunk enough to pull away from the caulking that seals in the window panes. Even if you have metal or vinyl windows, caulking snafus can happen, and the caulk itself could be old or misapp...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:53:11 PDT
Fix Cobra Car Remote Tail http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Cobra-Car-Remote-Tail/
Fix Cobra Car Remote Tail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SMALL.jpg bhiew For those who has the Cobra car security remote control that looks like in the photo, you may have experienced the rubber tail of the remote will either broke or torn after using some time especially when you always keep your keys in the pocket. Or probably your kids accidentally yank it or pets che...
By: bhiew

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:34:22 PDT
How to refill the lighter fluid in a Zippo Lighter. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refill-the-lighter-fluid-in-a-Zippo-Lighter/
How to refill the lighter fluid in a Zippo Lighter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/05XL/GLWR1ZQ4/FZE05XLGLWR1ZQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/05XL/GLWR1ZQ4/FZE05XLGLWR1ZQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/05XL/GLWR1ZQ4/FZE05XLGLWR1ZQ4.SMALL.jpg Weldeon When you get your Zippo, there is no fluid in it, and later on, you will need to refill the fluid. This instructible will teach you how to so just that. Materials You will need: 1 Zippo Lighter 1 Bottle of lighter fluid (preferably Zippo brand) OPTIONAL: 1 Toothpick Preparing the Zippo To ...
By: Weldeon

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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 15:58:30 PDT
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-tugboat-to-live-aboard-Part-1/
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SMALL.jpg elking How I converted a tired US Army tugboat into a yacht/tug. This project took 10 years to be 90% complete. Hardest part is finding a berth for something this big, at a reasonable price. Find a suitable candidate Start by hunting around the waterfront. Hang out in dive bars. Comb Craigslist in the ...
By: elking

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:38:47 PDT
Restore a rusty old tackle box with sand blasting & powder coating http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-rusty-old-tackle-box-with-sand-blasting-/
Restore a rusty old tackle box with sand blasting & powder coating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/5BZ4/HMK7F7T7/FZV5BZ4HMK7F7T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/5BZ4/HMK7F7T7/FZV5BZ4HMK7F7T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/5BZ4/HMK7F7T7/FZV5BZ4HMK7F7T7.SMALL.jpg roballoba I found this ratty old tackle box in a pile of junk on the side of the road waiting for a dump run. How cool would that be if I restored it?!? The top was just about rusted through, the hinges were frozen, the latch was rusted shut, but it was straight and still solid, so I gave it a go. There was l...
By: roballoba

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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 01:58:53 PDT
Reducing Creases in shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Reducing-Creases-in-shoes/
Reducing Creases in shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/DNA6/HL5FGCAW/F2RDNA6HL5FGCAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/DNA6/HL5FGCAW/F2RDNA6HL5FGCAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/DNA6/HL5FGCAW/F2RDNA6HL5FGCAW.SMALL.jpg nylewilson This instructable will show you how to save a little money on shoes by teaching you how to reduce or remove creases from most shoes To properly complete this process you will need: Worn shoes- To reduce the creases A Washcloth- To put over top of the shoes An Iron-To get out the creases Water- T...
By: nylewilson

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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:22:20 PDT
Repair Broken Glasses Hinge http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Glasses-Hinge/
Repair Broken Glasses Hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/SL0F/GZL3EXWZ/F3CSL0FGZL3EXWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/SL0F/GZL3EXWZ/F3CSL0FGZL3EXWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/SL0F/GZL3EXWZ/F3CSL0FGZL3EXWZ.SMALL.jpg laxap Due to poor mechanical design, the spring hinge of my glasses broke twice. Once while still under warranty, and it got exchanged for free. Then once again now, but the warranty is over. Being self-darkening prescription glasses, they were not cheap. Gosh... So I decided to repair them using 1mm thi...
By: laxap

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Fri, 9 Mar 2012 16:45:27 PST
Machining replacement tips for Harbor Freight spot welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-replacement-tips-for-Harbor-Freight-spot/
Machining replacement tips for Harbor Freight spot welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/CN15/HKVLADUV/FZRCN15HKVLADUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/CN15/HKVLADUV/FZRCN15HKVLADUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/CN15/HKVLADUV/FZRCN15HKVLADUV.SMALL.jpg BradMartinson The contact points of our Harbor Freight spot welder had gotten too pitted and damaged to work.  I had no luck getting replacement parts from anywhere, so I made a replacement set.  I used TechShop San Jose's lathe to make the parts.  Load copper rod into lathe with collet closer I bought a nice ...
By: BradMartinson

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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:40:50 PDT
How To Repair Your Windshield http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-Your-Windshied/
How To Repair Your Windshield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Y7M0/GF069KNJ/FC3Y7M0GF069KNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Y7M0/GF069KNJ/FC3Y7M0GF069KNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Y7M0/GF069KNJ/FC3Y7M0GF069KNJ.SMALL.jpg Austin Windshield Repair If you have a chip on your windshield, it is necessary that you get it repaired as soon as possible. A small chip on your windshield can turn into a big problem quickly. After the first layer of your windshield is penetrated, it is likely to crack out causing further damage, plus the need for a cost...
By: Austin Windshield Repair

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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 13:57:56 PDT
Dremel fix for problem screws http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-fix-for-problem-screws/
Dremel fix for problem screws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LNUZ/GH89ZPQ3/F7ULNUZGH89ZPQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LNUZ/GH89ZPQ3/F7ULNUZGH89ZPQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LNUZ/GH89ZPQ3/F7ULNUZGH89ZPQ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger If you do any work with drills and screws you know that it eventually happens, a stripped head. You know how it goes, driving the screw home and it binds up, slows down and then the bit slips and spins and chews up the head. So you go from a Philips cross to a rounded out hole. Usually it happens j...
By: Vyger

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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 20:28:04 PST
Repair a cut TV/internet cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-cut-TVinternet-cable/
Repair a cut TV/internet cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/EAT0/HKPX8YLM/FI2EAT0HKPX8YLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/EAT0/HKPX8YLM/FI2EAT0HKPX8YLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/EAT0/HKPX8YLM/FI2EAT0HKPX8YLM.SMALL.jpg stleary This happened to me when someone dug a hole that cut through the TV/internet cable. Repairman fixed it the next day, but how was I going to get through the next 24 hours with the internet? Emergency surgery to repair the cable! These instructions are illustrated for outdoor repair, but they will wor...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 11:22:19 PDT
How to bend tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bend-tubing/
How to bend tubing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2F4L/7MNEP27T17A/FWR2F4L7MNEP27T17A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2F4L/7MNEP27T17A/FWR2F4L7MNEP27T17A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/2F4L/7MNEP27T17A/FWR2F4L7MNEP27T17A.SMALL.jpg PaulE Here, I show a quick and dirty method to bend aluminum tubing. I am documenting how I built a new bow rail for my sailboat. Build the jig Here, I trace the curve that I want on some scrap lumber. This scrap will be used to build the bending jig. I'm just using a couple of old 2x4's. Your wood sho...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2006 11:32:00 PST
How to assemble a skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-a-skateboard/
How to assemble a skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/BW3Q/HKF75H6X/FSIBW3QHKF75H6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/BW3Q/HKF75H6X/FSIBW3QHKF75H6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/BW3Q/HKF75H6X/FSIBW3QHKF75H6X.SMALL.jpg anthonyguerrero This instructable will teach you how to change a skateboard and or replace the trucks. The process is fairly easy and straight forward. It is most convenient to assemble a skateboard on a work bench such as the ones found at TechShop. Materials needed: deck hardware trucks #2 philips screwdriver 3/...
By: anthonyguerrero

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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 22:26:12 PDT
Fix A Torn Card Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-A-Torn-Card-Table/
Fix A Torn Card Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/IDJN/HJW8WI6J/F6OIDJNHJW8WI6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/IDJN/HJW8WI6J/F6OIDJNHJW8WI6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/IDJN/HJW8WI6J/F6OIDJNHJW8WI6J.SMALL.jpg rintheamazing My vinyl-topped card table got all torn up on the top, allowing the wood to show through. I used a dollar-store tablecloth to recover the top, and now it looks better than new. You will need: Your card table Flannel-backed vinyl tablecloth, in a colour or pattern you like A screwdriver (check the...
By: rintheamazing

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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:39:59 PDT
How to make glue out of cheese puffs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-glue-out-of-cheese-puffs/
How to make glue out of cheese puffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6M5U/HJKBK2KG/FXZ6M5UHJKBK2KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6M5U/HJKBK2KG/FXZ6M5UHJKBK2KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6M5U/HJKBK2KG/FXZ6M5UHJKBK2KG.SMALL.jpg epicpenguin13 One day, I was wondering what to do with some really stale cheese puffs (as you do), and I suddenly got struck by a thought... What would happen if I tried to make glue out of these things? After a bit of experimenting, I got an effective glue that easily stick bits of card together! Enjoy! The Ma...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 13:38:56 PDT
Reinforce your Monster Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Reinforce-your-Monster-Cables/
Reinforce your Monster Cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5PWZ/HJKC4H5M/FCO5PWZHJKC4H5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5PWZ/HJKC4H5M/FCO5PWZHJKC4H5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5PWZ/HJKC4H5M/FCO5PWZHJKC4H5M.SMALL.jpg gavargas Have you ever owned headphone cables that break and short circuit? Well Sugru can help you reinforce and make them even much better looking! Get some Sugru Go to the following website: http://www.sugru.com and get some Sugru for this project.  You can buy the 8 Mini Packs of 5 grams, you will...
By: gavargas

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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 23:49:23 PDT
Key Marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Key-Marker/
Key Marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/8NI1/HJGE278V/FIA8NI1HJGE278V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/8NI1/HJGE278V/FIA8NI1HJGE278V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/8NI1/HJGE278V/FIA8NI1HJGE278V.SMALL.jpg gavargas If you need to mark a key Sugru is the perfect thing to do it Sugru Pack Open a Sugru Pack of the color of your choice, wash your hands and take it out of its package. Shape Sugru Into The Key Use your hands to soften the edges and make the Sugru for your key, then make sure that you leave som...
By: gavargas

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 01:01:59 PDT
How to rejuvenate a box fan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rejuvenate-a-box-fan/
How to rejuvenate a box fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/XMD6/FH7AUN5A/F8OXMD6FH7AUN5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/XMD6/FH7AUN5A/F8OXMD6FH7AUN5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/XMD6/FH7AUN5A/F8OXMD6FH7AUN5A.SMALL.jpg jgodsey Many people throw fairly new box fans out well before their time. Like most small appliances, people don't take the time to clean them, even though it will make them last much longer. I guess it is easier to put it out for the trash and spend another $20-$30. Whenever I see the towers of box fans ...
By: jgodsey

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Sun, 8 Jun 2008 09:35:51 PDT