Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:04:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade exhaust for your old lawnmower http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-exhaust-for-your-old-lawnmower/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2008 22:13:00 PDT
Repair broken hinges of a laptop screen. http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-broken-hinges-of-a-laptop-screen/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:00:07 PST
Dryer won't heat up http://www.instructables.com/id/Dryer-wont-heat-up/
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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 19:02:46 PST
Fix your ripped backpack - and other stuff made of fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-ripped-backpack-and-other-stuff-made-of/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 04:18:23 PDT
Renew Old Children's Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-Old-Childrens-Toys/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2008 06:22:19 PDT
Sharpening a Lawn Mower Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-a-Lawn-Mower-Blade/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 21:25:49 PDT
Repairing E.04 Error on Bosch Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-E04-Error-on-Bosch-Washer/
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 22:58:38 PST
Quick fix (workaround) Ford Fusion AC evap. sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-fix-workaround-Ford-Fusion-AC-evap-sensor/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:23:23 PST
how to repair a broken hinge on your glasses - NerdVision v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-repair-a-broken-hinge-on-your-glasses-Ner/
how to repair a broken hinge on your glasses - NerdVision v1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SMALL.jpg bornclassified So I sat on my glasses a couple weeks ago, and although they didn't break then (even after bending/reshaping them), five days ago, amidst putting them on, they fell, and one of the arms broke off, right at the hinge.  Other than buying a replacement arm for I dunno, $20-30 maybe, but that's if I cou...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 23:23:58 PDT
Fixing a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-cars-radiator/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:47:26 PDT
DIY Cheap Inverter with junk parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Inverter-with-junk-parts/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:44:10 PDT
The Great Vinegar Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Vinegar-Experiment/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:41:47 PDT
How to repair small holes and marks on walls. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-small-holes-and-marks-on-walls/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:52:37 PDT
Replacing a handle on a (forging) hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-handle-on-a-forging-hammer/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:51:37 PDT
Easiest Way to DE-Rust Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Way-to-DE-Rust-Chrome/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 09:51:29 PDT
Repair an old chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-an-old-chest/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:25:33 PDT
FAN repair http://www.instructables.com/id/FAN-repair/
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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 19:23:55 PST
Reform Plastic Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Reform-Plastic-Bucket/
Reform Plastic Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/MAWS/IBXMMZUA/F89MAWSIBXMMZUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/MAWS/IBXMMZUA/F89MAWSIBXMMZUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/MAWS/IBXMMZUA/F89MAWSIBXMMZUA.SMALL.jpg dano3829 I needed a conical bottom tank to let my algae settle so I could drain it off. I got a bucket, heat gun, pipe/ flanges, and clamps. Basically heat up bucket why it's pivoting on flange and pipe. Then use pipe clamps to draw it out. Bucket Pivoting On Pipe Mount your flange and pipe to a good sur...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:52:38 PDT
A simple step to revive a dead Ni-MH battery http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-step-to-revive-a-dead-Ni-MH-battery/
A simple step to revive a dead Ni-MH battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/S5WZ/IBA8UTHO/FVRS5WZIBA8UTHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/S5WZ/IBA8UTHO/FVRS5WZIBA8UTHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/S5WZ/IBA8UTHO/FVRS5WZIBA8UTHO.SMALL.jpg paul1212 Hello, This is my first instructable. In this instructable i will show to all how to revive a dead battery( means the battery wont charge and will show 0V reading).A few deays back i bought a pack of Ni-MH battery of 2400mAh. But some in them was not charging. So i had to search a lot to find a prop...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:09:26 PDT
Plastic Sheet out of PVC pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Sheet-out-of-PVC-pipes/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:08:37 PDT
Replace any plastic nut or screw thread with Instamorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-any-plastic-nut-or-screw-thread-with-Insta/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 09:06:02 PDT
Retr0bright, how to turn a yellow Gameboy white again: The EASY way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Retr0bright-how-to-turn-a-yellow-Gameboy-white-aga/
Retr0bright, how to turn a yellow Gameboy white again: The EASY way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/P85W/IA0WLP0Q/FIBP85WIA0WLP0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/P85W/IA0WLP0Q/FIBP85WIA0WLP0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/P85W/IA0WLP0Q/FIBP85WIA0WLP0Q.SMALL.jpg RetroGradeBE If you've set foot in an office, somewhere in the nineties, there's a good chance there were computer there and those computers had turned an unpleasant, yellow shade. Maybe you have a piece of electronics from long ago, that once had a pristine white color, but today, turned yellow. Many retro game...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:22:33 PDT
Taking apart a Nintendo Gameboy http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-apart-a-Nintendo-Gameboy/
Taking apart a Nintendo Gameboy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/TZ32/I9SMOXC2/F47TZ32I9SMOXC2.SMALL.jpg RetroGradeBE The first step to many Gameboy tutorials, is taking one apart. If you've never seen the inside of a Gameboy, it can be a bit daunting. Fear not, brave warrior. I shall guide you through this perilous quest! Luckily, Gameboys are sturdy little bastards and their strength lies in their simplicity. How...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 12:26:25 PDT
How to fix a leaking toilet tank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-leaking-toilet-tank/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 16:46:17 PDT
How to Fix loose Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-loose-Tiles/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 07:04:22 PDT
DIY: Finally! How To Repair a GM Instrument Cluster At Home - Speedometer And All Gauges. For Silverado, Tahoe, Yukon, Suburban, Sierra, H2, Avalanche and other 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Chevrolet GM vehicles. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Finally-How-To-Repair-a-GM-Instrument-Cluster-/
DIY: Finally! How To Repair a GM Instrument Cluster At Home - Speedometer And All Gauges. For Silverado, Tahoe, Yukon, Suburban, Sierra, H2, Avalanche and other 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Chevrolet GM vehicles. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SYVZ/I2X6SC5S/FCSSYVZI2X6SC5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SYVZ/I2X6SC5S/FCSSYVZI2X6SC5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SYVZ/I2X6SC5S/FCSSYVZI2X6SC5S.SMALL.jpg Supportteam In this tutorial you'll learn how to repair a sticky, stuck, jumpy or dead GM speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, volt meter, water temperature gauge and transmission temperature gauge. The parts and tools needed are available here: GM Stepper MotorsIf after reviewing the proced...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:32 PDT
A Basic Clean for Outdoor AC Units http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Outdoor-AC-Units/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:57 PDT
Broken Plastic Box? Weld it Back Together! http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Plastic-Box-Repair-it-With-a-Plastic-Welde/
Broken Plastic Box? Weld it Back Together! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/0ZKS/GZ0BVJTF/FPG0ZKSGZ0BVJTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/0ZKS/GZ0BVJTF/FPG0ZKSGZ0BVJTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/0ZKS/GZ0BVJTF/FPG0ZKSGZ0BVJTF.SMALL.jpg MakerDrake Typically what happens when a plastic case shatters is that it gets thrown away; a tape patch really doesn't cut it. However, if you come down to your local TechShop you can preform a sturdy repair to last through plenty of use until a replacement is found! The "welder" is basically a concentrated h...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:14:40 PST
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Rebuilding a service jack power unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-service-jack-power-unit/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:04:08 PDT
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Retreading-Your-Lawn-Mower-Tires/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:23:02 PDT
DIY How to Refinish a Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Refinish-a-Table/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:07:35 PDT
10 Minute Leather Watch Strap Loop Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Leather-Watch-Strap-Loop-Repair/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:14:47 PDT
Small vice restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-vice-restoration/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:31:54 PDT
Repair broken Power Pin of Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-broken-Power-Pin-of-Charger/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:21:13 PDT
Makita 18v LXT Lithium-ion Battery Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Makita-18v-LXT-Lithium-ion-Battery-Repair/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:20 PST
Mills Vest Pocket Slot Machine Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Mills-Vest-Pocket-Slot-Machine-Restoration/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:46:45 PST
Giving a new life to an old Cornet/Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-a-new-life-to-an-old-CornetTrumpet/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:05:02 PST
CA Cement http://www.instructables.com/id/CA-Cement/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:10:59 PST
Broken Gear Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Gear-Repair/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:27:54 PST
How to rehandle ceramic knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rehandle-ceramic-knives/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:32:35 PST
How to Lubricate a Lock Using Graphite From a Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lubricate-a-Lock-Using-Graphite-From-a-Penc/
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Wed, 14 May 2008 02:00:14 PDT
Troubleshoot and Repair a furnace mounted Humidifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Troubleshoot-and-Repair-a-furnace-mounted-Humidifi/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 19:03:32 PST
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
Shop cheats: Bushing/bearing removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Bushingbearing-removal/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 23:25:09 PST
Portafilter Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Portafilter-Handle-Repair/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:09:27 PST
Skateboard Veneer Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Veneer-Inlay/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:53:21 PST
Electrolysis Rust Removal - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Rust-Removal-DIY-Tutorial/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:13:43 PST
Birds of a Feather Drive Together - Paint your car into a Parrot http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-of-a-Feather-Drive-Together-Paint-your-car-i/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:30:46 PST
Lawnmower Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Cable-Repair/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:09:18 PDT