Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:44:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fixing a Velbon VGB-36 tripod grip leg http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Velbon-VGB-36-tripod-grip-leg/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:57:59 PDT
Wilson Rapier 33. Fretboard repair. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wilson-Rapier-33-Fretboard-repair/
Wilson Rapier 33. Fretboard repair. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PWCM/HU1RWQT1/F6UPWCMHU1RWQT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PWCM/HU1RWQT1/F6UPWCMHU1RWQT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PWCM/HU1RWQT1/F6UPWCMHU1RWQT1.SMALL.jpg Tony Rimmer Cute. Spots of paint in the deeper dinks in the body suggest it was red. Anyway, it looks pretty cool, au naturel.   It sustained an injury to the edge of the fretboard which has left a sharp protuberance at the eighth fret making it very unpleasant to play.  The first job was to find a matching p...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:30:21 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
How to become a successful handyman http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-become-a-successful-handyman/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:07:53 PDT
Replacement Lamp Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Lamp-Clamp/
Replacement Lamp Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SMALL.jpg golond I've sent too many lamps to an early grave because their weak plastic clamps have snapped either from being tightened too much or by something knocking into them. This time I decided to do something about it! I fixed mine at TechShop. Materials Needed: Small sheet of 16 gauge mild steel Nut Bolt Br...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:21:33 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
Harmony H22 Bass. http://www.instructables.com/id/Harmony-H22-Bass-Overhaul/
Harmony H22 Bass. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SMALL.jpg Tony Rimmer A 1964 Harmony H22 Bass.... ...and It's having a fantastic life - I'm happy to have been part of it.  There's no doubting the love that has been bestowed upon this guitar but It has gigged and partied with the best of 'em. The feckless have walked backwards into it and rested it, precariously. Alon...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:09:10 PDT
Replacing a digital camera LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-digital-camera-LCD/
Replacing a digital camera LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/140Z/HTNO7IHU/FXR140ZHTNO7IHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/140Z/HTNO7IHU/FXR140ZHTNO7IHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/140Z/HTNO7IHU/FXR140ZHTNO7IHU.SMALL.jpg biglabrat This is a Cannon Digital ELPH Power Shot Model SD1400IS. I love this little camera and use it a lot. After paying $149 (refurbished), I invested another $50 for an Eye-Fi Memory Card. Used it for 3 years then broke the LCD by accidently piling some heavy items on top of it. Ordered a new LCD from ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 13:12:17 PDT
Moped Chain Link Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-Chain-Link-Removal/
Moped Chain Link Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/U4MI/HTOUD1WN/FFXU4MIHTOUD1WN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/U4MI/HTOUD1WN/FFXU4MIHTOUD1WN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/U4MI/HTOUD1WN/FFXU4MIHTOUD1WN.SMALL.jpg droidy_pendejo Time for a new chain, but the new chain is too long? Or perhaps you're replacing one of your sprockets with less teeth, and the chain has too many links. No worries, we'll just remove a few links to shorten the chain..... Oh, and FYI.... I made it at Techshop. They have a work bay where you can ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:31:28 PDT
Puch E50 Changing Sprocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Puch-E50-Changing-Sprocket/
Puch E50 Changing Sprocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RJXE/HTOUD8UX/FQRRJXEHTOUD8UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RJXE/HTOUD8UX/FQRRJXEHTOUD8UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/RJXE/HTOUD8UX/FQRRJXEHTOUD8UX.SMALL.jpg droidy_pendejo Wanna gear up or gear down your E50 Motor? It's easy. I'll walk through how to replace the drive sprocket on your E50 (and ZA50 motor, BTW) motor! Just to let you know.... I made it at Techshop. They have a work bay where you can work on your car, motorcycle, moped... whatever! There are 3 of the...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:28:55 PDT
How to repair Sticking keys of digital piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-Sticking-keys-of-digital-piano/
How to repair Sticking keys of digital piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/GL5A/HTLE93ZJ/FFFGL5AHTLE93ZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/GL5A/HTLE93ZJ/FFFGL5AHTLE93ZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/GL5A/HTLE93ZJ/FFFGL5AHTLE93ZJ.SMALL.jpg m_waqas I have a roland Ep 9 digital piano and the problem was the keys were very hard to press whenever i started playing and there was a clicking noise while pressing them. These keys use grease to be played smoothly, so i decided to repair it and share it with you because I have heard that sharing is car...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 08:15:34 PDT
Oversized Oil Drain Bolt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Oil-Drain-Bolt/
Oversized Oil Drain Bolt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/YBKT/HTK2JCWC/FDGYBKTHTK2JCWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/YBKT/HTK2JCWC/FDGYBKTHTK2JCWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/YBKT/HTK2JCWC/FDGYBKTHTK2JCWC.SMALL.jpg droidy_pendejo This Puch e50 motor's oil drain hole threads were stripped out. Bummer. Time to oversize that hole! Stock is an m8X?. No worries. I'll just go to an M10X1.50. Down to the hardware store to get a 8.5mm drill bit for the correct size hole for the tap, a M10X1.50 16mm bolt, and a fiber washer..... ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 21:19:43 PDT
1999 Jeep Cherokee Hood Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-jeep-cherokee-hood-inlay/
1999 Jeep Cherokee Hood Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SMALL.jpg Chanrob95 In this instructable I'm going to show you how I made a diamond tread hood inlay piece for my Jeep XJ.   This will help you design your own. I made this at TechShop!   http://www.techshop.ws/ Preparation Lay down some thick brown paper to make a pattern of the indention found in a lot of...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 11:13:37 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
Laser Cut Acrylic Straight Razor Scales http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Acrylic-Straight-Razor-Scales/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:48:40 PDT
Repair Your Burnt Out Courtesy Dash Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Burnt-Out-Courtesy-Dash-Lights/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:05:46 PDT
spray paint clogged ? http://www.instructables.com/id/spray-paint-clogged-/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:36:18 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
Simple Soffit Vent Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soffit-Vent-Installation/
Simple Soffit Vent Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/US4M/HT2TZYRF/FS8US4MHT2TZYRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/US4M/HT2TZYRF/FS8US4MHT2TZYRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/US4M/HT2TZYRF/FS8US4MHT2TZYRF.SMALL.jpg Sonata85 Attic ventilation is very important country-wide, but especially in the Northeast where summertime humidity is overwhelming and wintertime dryness is just as overwhelming.  The change is temperature and humidity require a lot of movement of air in your attic, so mold doesn't develop.  With good insu...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:55:28 PDT
How to fix a bent pneumatic screen door closer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-bent-pneumatic-screen-door-closer/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:23:16 PDT
Fix your rakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-rakes/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:55:56 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
Fun Noodle Float for Console Humidifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Noodle-Float-for-Console-Humidifier/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:02:42 PDT
Repair A Gopher Reaching Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-A-Gopher-Reaching-Tool/
Repair A Gopher Reaching Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/QU9X/HSM52PEH/F3DQU9XHSM52PEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/QU9X/HSM52PEH/F3DQU9XHSM52PEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/QU9X/HSM52PEH/F3DQU9XHSM52PEH.SMALL.jpg HBA Having bought two of these I was disappointed in how quickly the grip cups broke off. They were held on by self tapping screws into a hard plastic insert that crumbled. Let's fix it. Gather Materials I figured I could put a screw through the cup and bolt it to the arm for a permanent fix.I dug t...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:38:14 PDT
Change A Watch Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-A-Watch-Battery/
Change A Watch Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/QE93/HSCYAYJF/FSAQE93HSCYAYJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/QE93/HSCYAYJF/FSAQE93HSCYAYJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/QE93/HSCYAYJF/FSAQE93HSCYAYJF.SMALL.jpg josh My watch stopped. It needed a battery. I was on a expedition in South America. How inconvenient.. Take The Strap Off And Take A Breath. Ready? Go! Flip The Watch Over I used a knife to start unscrewing the back but I guess you could use a watch-back spanner Remove The Plastic Thingie Yep y...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 13:15:16 PST
Repairing large cracks in Eurovan roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-large-cracks-in-Eurovan-roof/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 13:52:10 PST
How To Fix A Broken Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-A-Broken-Zipper-Pull/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 09:26:39 PST
Fix broken cable ends http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-splitting-cable-ends/
Fix broken cable ends - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JVG/HS80ES1N/FQ09JVGHS80ES1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JVG/HS80ES1N/FQ09JVGHS80ES1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JVG/HS80ES1N/FQ09JVGHS80ES1N.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 After awhile the ends on cables begin to get twisted and broken and soon wont work. I saw an idea on using heat shrink to fix them but for my cable i couldnt get a small enough size heat shrink tube over the end so i improvised this solution a little bit. Materials - Hot Glue Gun - Large Heat Shr...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:18:50 PST
Cure for a Keurig Vue that won't pump water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cure-for-a-Keurig-Vue-that-wont-pump-water/
Cure for a Keurig Vue that won't pump water. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/O09Q/HS61A4JH/F2NO09QHS61A4JH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/O09Q/HS61A4JH/F2NO09QHS61A4JH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/O09Q/HS61A4JH/F2NO09QHS61A4JH.SMALL.jpg eflyguy Our Keurig Vue stopped pumping water after just a couple of months use. It would start, but you could hear it was struggling, and no water was making it into the cup (or even the coffee pack.) Note that this repair applies to the Vue machine, although it is likely the same issue can occur (and the...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:39:03 PST
How to do a quick iron wax on skis http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-quick-iron-wax-on-skis/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:08:14 PST
Cheap and easy Engine stop tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-Engine-stop-tool/
Cheap and easy Engine stop tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Q44E/HRTKJ1RK/F7DQ44EHRTKJ1RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Q44E/HRTKJ1RK/F7DQ44EHRTKJ1RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Q44E/HRTKJ1RK/F7DQ44EHRTKJ1RK.SMALL.jpg paularellano12 Have you ever had to remove a harmonic balancer or remove a pulley from an engine but the engine keeps rotating. there's an easy way to prevent the engine for moving while you're unbolting your pulley, balancer our in my case torquing a fly wheel on to this small Ford engine. I work on a lot of engi...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:33:56 PST
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
Anti slip sole for your Crocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-slip-sole-for-your-Crocks/
Anti slip sole for your Crocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6YFJ/HRPBKGWQ/FSS6YFJHRPBKGWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6YFJ/HRPBKGWQ/FSS6YFJHRPBKGWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6YFJ/HRPBKGWQ/FSS6YFJHRPBKGWQ.SMALL.jpg fixit669 Nearly cracked my head open when I ventured out with my worn out Crocks in the rain and slipped. It is no secret that once Crocks and the likes loose the their tread their grip in wet conditions and smooth surfaces is null. I had a couple of old bike tires lying around and decided to put them to...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:58:03 PST
Repairing Broken Wheels On Plastic Storage Bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Broken-Wheels-On-Bins/
Repairing Broken Wheels On Plastic Storage Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/AQ3W/HRGLNSUF/FETAQ3WHRGLNSUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/AQ3W/HRGLNSUF/FETAQ3WHRGLNSUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/AQ3W/HRGLNSUF/FETAQ3WHRGLNSUF.SMALL.jpg Chimera Dragonfang Plastic wheely bins are great. Stuff your stuff in 'em, and easily move them from one place to another. They're not so great when the wheels break off. The wheels on the bins I have at work are one solid piece of plastic, axles and all, that snap into little hollows on the underside of the bin. Ov...
By: Chimera Dragonfang

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 09:36:53 PST
Repair a broken Series 3 TiVo http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-broken-Series-3-TiVo/
Repair a broken Series 3 TiVo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/0LYH/HRKR38Q1/F8O0LYHHRKR38Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/0LYH/HRKR38Q1/F8O0LYHHRKR38Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/0LYH/HRKR38Q1/F8O0LYHHRKR38Q1.SMALL.jpg sshipway First of all, a few caveats. This instructable shows you some ways to repair a Series 3 TiVo PVR. However, anything you do is at your own risk - at the very least, you're going to void your warranty, and I can't take responsibility for anything you do. Please be confident that this is within you...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 01:23:27 PST
3D printing saved my bacon! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-saved-my-bacon/
3D printing saved my bacon! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HXCE/HRI8X93H/FSKHXCEHRI8X93H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HXCE/HRI8X93H/FSKHXCEHRI8X93H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HXCE/HRI8X93H/FSKHXCEHRI8X93H.SMALL.jpg mrwolfe This is the story of how 3D printing saved my bacon.  Specifically some Tibaldi rindless thin-sliced bacon, as well as the other contents of my refrigerator.   The details in this instructable are specific to the whirlpool 6ED25 series fridges, but the principle is the same for any similar side-by ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:06:13 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
Securely Attach Static Door Handle to Bi-fold Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Securely-Attach-Static-Door-Handle-to-Bi-fold-Door/
Securely Attach Static Door Handle to Bi-fold Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/YZ4P/HRBNBOF3/FEUYZ4PHRBNBOF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/YZ4P/HRBNBOF3/FEUYZ4PHRBNBOF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/YZ4P/HRBNBOF3/FEUYZ4PHRBNBOF3.SMALL.jpg rstackhouse Loose Handle? Have a bi-fold or other hollow core door with a loose static door handle? Here's a solution: mount a small piece of lumber inside the hollow core so that your handle's mounting plate may be fastened to it instead of just a hardboard panel. Required Tools and Materials A 1"...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 05:07:22 PST
Leaky Filter Auto Siphon http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaky-Filter-Auto-Siphon/
Leaky Filter Auto Siphon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/2VEG/HRBE29Z5/FWN2VEGHRBE29Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/2VEG/HRBE29Z5/FWN2VEGHRBE29Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/2VEG/HRBE29Z5/FWN2VEGHRBE29Z5.SMALL.jpg whorger It's hard to find a competent plumber. The one I hired to add a sediment filter to our well water supply did not do such a swift job, or he used an inferior part. Either way, I'm left with a mess as water continually leaks from the filter's pressure relief. Luckily, there is a drain nearby, but th...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 21:17:16 PST
Shovel Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Shovel-Handle-Repair-1/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 15:49:23 PST
Stop annoying whirlpool dishwasher beep http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-annoying-whirlpool-dishwasher-beep/
Stop annoying whirlpool dishwasher beep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/R790/HR4SP0MB/FEGR790HR4SP0MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/R790/HR4SP0MB/FEGR790HR4SP0MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/R790/HR4SP0MB/FEGR790HR4SP0MB.SMALL.jpg Jbuginas Our Whirlpool dishwasher beeps every time the door is left open. It beeps every minute or so while we are loading or unloading the dishwasher, or when we leave the door open a bit to let the dishes air dry. The beeps drive me and my aging dog nuts. My dog cowers under my desk or shivers on our lap. ...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:25:43 PST
'Sliding wall panels' for around hot water heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-wall-panels-for-around-hot-water-heater/
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By: mynewestproject

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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:07:10 PST
Starting an Old Glow Plug Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-A-Old-Glow-Plug-Engine/
Starting an Old Glow Plug Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IZXV/HQVLCYE4/F90IZXVHQVLCYE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IZXV/HQVLCYE4/F90IZXVHQVLCYE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IZXV/HQVLCYE4/F90IZXVHQVLCYE4.SMALL.jpg jransom3 This box of small glow plug engines showed up on my doorstep. They must be 50 years old, and one started up right away! Looks like they were used on a motorized kite, similar to how rc planes fly today. If anyone has any information or use for these let me know Take An Inventory At first it looke...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:11:56 PST
7 Ways To Make Your Squeaky Door Shut Up http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Ways-To-Make-Your-Squeaky-Door-Shut-Up/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:53:27 PST
How To Properly Vent Out A Dryer Exhaust http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Properly-Vent-Out-A-Dryer-Exhaust/
How To Properly Vent Out A Dryer Exhaust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/L1GN/HQU4ABC4/FCCL1GNHQU4ABC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/L1GN/HQU4ABC4/FCCL1GNHQU4ABC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/L1GN/HQU4ABC4/FCCL1GNHQU4ABC4.SMALL.jpg hgoose Since the previous exhaust was already vented out I used the exiting hole in the wall.This dryer is in unconditioned space, it is in a closet in the garageMaterialsButyl mastic tape5' 4" rigid duct2 - 4" elbows1 - 4" exhaust vent1 - tube of dap clear caulk2 - 4 1/2" hose clamps Remove Existing F...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:26:22 PST
Servicing Jeep cherokee (96 & older) turnsignal / high low beam switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-Jeep-cherokee-96-older-turnsignal-high-l/
Servicing Jeep cherokee (96 & older) turnsignal / high low beam switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKVW/HQS4WAPO/FDOMKVWHQS4WAPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKVW/HQS4WAPO/FDOMKVWHQS4WAPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKVW/HQS4WAPO/FDOMKVWHQS4WAPO.SMALL.jpg AzzysDesignWorks I was having issue with my turn signals, as well as my high / low beams (that portion turned out to be relay related). New switches are pricey, in the 60-70 range. Being that i would rather fix something, and knowing the electronics in these are usually built to last a while, i thought I would see ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:05:28 PST
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