Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:18:35 PST BLOX v1.01 How to repair Sticking keys of digital piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-Sticking-keys-of-digital-piano/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 08:15:34 PDT
Samsung HE Clothes Dryer Heating Element Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-HE-Clothes-Dryer-Heating-Element-Replaceme/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:58:04 PST
DIY Office Chair Mat & Caster Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Office-Chair-Mat-Caster-Replacement/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 09:52:59 PST
How to reassemble that pen that came apart in your backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reassemble-that-pen-that-came-apart-in-your/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:24:52 PST
How To Fix A Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-A-Dryer/
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Tue, 20 May 2008 16:13:24 PDT
Replacing broken screen glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-broken-screen-glass/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:01:51 PDT
How to fix/make sinking office chair reusable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fixmake-sinking-office-chair-reusable/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:35:00 PDT
Vizio TV Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Vizio-TV-Repair/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:37:20 PDT
Convert a Wooden tugboat to liveaboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Wooden-Tugboat-to-Liveaboard/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:43:28 PST
Concrete Bonding http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Bonding/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 08:02:19 PST
How to re-key a door knob http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-re-key-a-door-knob/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2009 19:47:54 PDT
DIY Fill a Hole in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fill-a-Hole-in-Wood/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:00:32 PDT
How to Keep Your Refrigerator Door Shut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Keep-Your-Refrigerator-Door-Shut/
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:24:04 PDT
Disassembling a Glock 19 Gen 4 for Cleaning Purposes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disassembling-a-Glock-19-Gen-3-for-Cleaning-Purpos/
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:12:51 PST
Using Bread to Sweat a Leaking Copper Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Bread-to-Sweat-a-Leaking-Copper-Pipe/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2011 23:17:02 PDT
How to fix a squeaky door http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-squeaky-door/
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 15:02:28 PDT
How to wrap a samurai sword handle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wrap-a-samurai-sword-handle/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 19:06:41 PDT
PVC -- It's Great for Inventions http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Its-Great-for-Inventions/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2009 21:52:57 PDT
Hack Your Bic http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Bic/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:26:41 PST
Fix error code E17 & E13 Bosch Vision 500 with Aquashield http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-error-code-E17-E13-Bosch-Vision-500-with-Aquas/
Fix error code E17 & E13 Bosch Vision 500 with Aquashield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8ZQL/I9N3MAEY/FFX8ZQLI9N3MAEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8ZQL/I9N3MAEY/FFX8ZQLI9N3MAEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8ZQL/I9N3MAEY/FFX8ZQLI9N3MAEY.SMALL.jpg ShannonT1 My Bosch Vision 500 Washer is always giving me error codes E17 and E13. E17 indicates that water is leaking and getting into the bottom of your machine. E13 indicates that your pump is taking too long to empty the machine and needs cleaned out.Today I am going to show you how to take the "Aquastop" ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:43:25 PDT
How to repair your AEG or Electrolux dishwasher http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-your-AEG-or-Electrolux-dishwasher/
How to repair your AEG or Electrolux dishwasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7T0U/HLR1T80S/FQQ7T0UHLR1T80S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7T0U/HLR1T80S/FQQ7T0UHLR1T80S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7T0U/HLR1T80S/FQQ7T0UHLR1T80S.SMALL.jpg tommilaurila In this short tutorial I'll explain how to fix a very common problem with about 3 to 6 years old AEG or Electrolux dishwashers. If the dishwasher works otherwise, but doesn't heat up the water anymore, the problem is very likely to be broken soldering in the circuit board. The problem can easily be ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:09:06 PDT
Fix or Replace Bath Tub Mixer Cartridge - Moen http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-or-Replace-Bath-Tub-Mixer-Cartridge-Moen/
Fix or Replace Bath Tub Mixer Cartridge - Moen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/J8XP/G51GA9V0/FU8J8XPG51GA9V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/J8XP/G51GA9V0/FU8J8XPG51GA9V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/J8XP/G51GA9V0/FU8J8XPG51GA9V0.SMALL.jpg bhunter736 I have recently had a problem with my Moen mixer for the bathtub.  As I searched the Internet for some insight before I attacked the faucet, I found very little in the way of images or step by step instruction.  So, being a long time Maker and long time Instructables user / contributor, I thought I ...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2010 18:16:33 PST
How to fix leaking Water Ridge dual flush toilet from Costco http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-leaking-Water-Ridge-dual-flush-toilet-f/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:01:43 PST
Checking your telephone line http://www.instructables.com/id/Checking-your-telephone-line/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 11:06:47 PDT
How to Change a Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Lock/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:17:32 PDT
Repair/Adjust/Clean Canon 17-55mm f/2.8 - Dropped and Slipping focus http://www.instructables.com/id/RepairAdjustClean-Canon-17-55mm-f28-Dropped-/
Repair/Adjust/Clean Canon 17-55mm f/2.8 - Dropped and Slipping focus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/AXMI/GOCNPJ4H/F6GAXMIGOCNPJ4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/AXMI/GOCNPJ4H/F6GAXMIGOCNPJ4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/AXMI/GOCNPJ4H/F6GAXMIGOCNPJ4H.SMALL.jpg coffeegeek I dropped my main lens, the famous Canon 17-55mm f/2.8 IS, and broke the focus mechanism. Af wouldn't work at all, and the manual focus ring did nothing. Repair costs are said to be very expensive, so I decided to accept the risks (as you will too if you choose to open your lens) and try it myself....
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 00:31:05 PDT
Binder Clip Phone Car Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Binder-Clip-Phone-Car-Mount/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 07:53:22 PDT
Repairing a Hunter Fan remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Hunter-Fan-remote-control/
Repairing a Hunter Fan remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SMALL.jpg ariearie This is a Hunter UC7848. Even if your remote doesn't look exactly like this one, they work on the same principle.When the buttons on your fan remote control stop responding, or intermittently working. It is very frustrating that the Fan On button works, but the Fan Off button stops responding and th...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:02:48 PST
Remove a broken headphone jack from an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-a-broken-headphone-jack-from-an-iPhone/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 22:59:28 PST
How To Clean A 12 Gauge Remington 870 Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-A-12-Gauge-Remington-870-Shotgun/
How To Clean A 12 Gauge Remington 870 Shotgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/9BVN/HV72BT5D/FN69BVNHV72BT5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/9BVN/HV72BT5D/FN69BVNHV72BT5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/9BVN/HV72BT5D/FN69BVNHV72BT5D.SMALL.jpg gb77 These are the tools required to clean a Remington 870 shotgun. This type of shotgun does not need to be taken apart to be cleaned. Clean The Gun Wipe down all parts of the gun using some paper towel or cloth, but this is less important to be lint-free. An old t-shirt works well. Be sure to wipe ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 08:41:55 PDT
How to restore an estate pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-an-estate-pipe/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 18:09:12 PDT
Repair a broken key attachment on a remote entry keyfob http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-key-attachment-on-a-car-remote-control/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 17:27:32 PDT
Refurbish Your Water Softener and Save Big $$$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-Your-Water-Softener-and-Save-Big-/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2008 22:57:49 PDT
How to spray paint something that is metal and rusted http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-spray-paint-something-that-is-metal-and-rus/
How to spray paint something that is metal and rusted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/77OY/GQBCHZA3/F8E77OYGQBCHZA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/77OY/GQBCHZA3/F8E77OYGQBCHZA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/77OY/GQBCHZA3/F8E77OYGQBCHZA3.SMALL.jpg izea97sk8ter Hey everyone, I'm back with another contest instructable. I want to show you guys how to build all certain kinds of cool things and just do some regular stuff as well. Anyways, let's move on to the challenge. Challenge: Spray paint the rusty metal sign in front of my mom's apartment building.  I do...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 08:33:34 PDT
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/
Quick fix (workaround) Ford Fusion AC evap. sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/WJU5/I4O21PVA/F2PWJU5I4O21PVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/WJU5/I4O21PVA/F2PWJU5I4O21PVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/WJU5/I4O21PVA/F2PWJU5I4O21PVA.SMALL.jpg Erwin WernerT Workaround that avoids the replacement of the AC evaporator sensor from all Ford Fusions up to 2012. A problem that Ford should take care in guarantee considering the poor quality of the sensor used and because it is a recurring problem on several vehicles. Ford recommends the replacement of this se...
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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/
How to repair small holes and marks on walls. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/UR25/HHTE0XO7/FJ3UR25HHTE0XO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/UR25/HHTE0XO7/FJ3UR25HHTE0XO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/UR25/HHTE0XO7/FJ3UR25HHTE0XO7.SMALL.jpg zoetropes We all have done it.  Removed a picture or hanger from a wall, and now there's a small hole where the screws or nails had been.  And while you could use toothpaste to fill it, eventually that will dry out, shrink, and potentially fall out.  Instead of doing that, with a few things from the store and...
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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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By: M_a_t_t

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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