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  • Rattling Tree Spirits (Princess Mononoke)

    Hi, for the straw you can use a wire for the armature. To make the head sturdy to handle the wire you can drill a hole in it after its baked or prior to baking and then use E-6000 glue or similar to attach wire to the head permanently. OR, you can drill a hole in the cap insert the wire and then apply the polyclay which I think is the better way to do it. For the plastic parts and baking some will take it. The oven temp is 275 degrees depending on the clay you are using. Do a test test run by placing the plastic used in some polyclay and bake it. Also to keep the rattling sound as loud as possible I would not tape the two caps together but roll out the poly clay to the desired thickness. Place one half of the round cap on top of the rolled out clay and cut it to size. Place the be…

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    Hi, for the straw you can use a wire for the armature. To make the head sturdy to handle the wire you can drill a hole in it after its baked or prior to baking and then use E-6000 glue or similar to attach wire to the head permanently. OR, you can drill a hole in the cap insert the wire and then apply the polyclay which I think is the better way to do it. For the plastic parts and baking some will take it. The oven temp is 275 degrees depending on the clay you are using. Do a test test run by placing the plastic used in some polyclay and bake it. Also to keep the rattling sound as loud as possible I would not tape the two caps together but roll out the poly clay to the desired thickness. Place one half of the round cap on top of the rolled out clay and cut it to size. Place the beads or tiny metal balls such as BBs inside that cap. Place the other cap on top of the 1st cap and fold the clay over the edge. You can partially bake the clay and then finish the head so that the caps don't shift out of place, or you can be careful and finish the head before baking.if you want to seal only the edges of the caps then use a strip of tape. I will eventually try to make this little cutie and then I can work out the process more. The one thing about polyclay if you are not used to it is to knead it a lot before using it. It will get warm from your hands so let it sit for a bit to kool down a little so that you can use it easily. Hope I was clear with my explanation. My head goes faster than my fingers. I will be saving your directions and put on my to do list :)

    This is adorable! I am thinking of making it with Polymer Clay. because that is what I work with. I think two plastic bottle caps or milk jug caps could work also. Thank you for sharing.

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  • DIY Halloween Cat House

    Hi, I just came across this post and this cat house is absolutely amazing!!! Your process has so many applications and I truly thank you for sharing this project. I have one question to ask about this make. Why didn't you make a plywood base for the pumpkin and attach with E6000 glue or even caulking? You could then have made a pillow for the inside for Oberon to lay on. You could even attach cone shaped legs to the base for it to be up off the ground. LOL now my mind is starting to view this and similar caves atop a cat tree :)

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  • Laser Cut Kitchen Shovel From Firewood

    Lovely spatula, thank you for sharing and the kitty engraving is really nice :)

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  • Pallet Wood Segmented Candles

    Mr. Jackman, These are absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing your artwork with us :)

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  • DIY Wooden Laptop Stand

    Beautiful design. Thank you for sharing your process. I was wondering if your laptop slips. If so a few glue gun glue dots OR silicone/rubber dots on the arms will keep the laptop in place :)

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  • LeslieGeee commented on beastoleon's instructable Tabletop Sand Grill
    Tabletop Sand Grill

    Nicely done thank you for sharing. I am thinking if you found a round steel grill that fits to put on top of the large saucer a brick could be cut into smaller pieces or same size stones could be placed on the sides to set the steel grill on. In one of your pictures it looks like the skewered meat is touching the charcoal brick and the small feet used as skewer rests are not tall enough to clear the meat. Love the look of the pot feet that the saucer is resting on and I bet they could be stained a different color.

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  • Making a Chocolate Axe WITH SCIENCE

    You are hilarious and your brain should be preserved for posterity.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on rachel's instructable Dr Seuss Inspired Desk
    Dr Seuss Inspired Desk

    This is a BEAUTIFUL build. Dr. Seus would be in awe of it. Thank you for sharing your process. You have a wonderful imagination, especially with the paint application. The red and white would not have complimented the design.

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  • Pallet Wood Armchair for Home and Garden

    YAYYYYYYY FINALLY, someone who warns potential makers about pallet wood. THANK YOU!! I have done so on this site and others and have gotten a few negative replies(on other sites). Here in the US the pallets are marked with different codes letting us know which ones are chemically treated and which ones are safe to use. Also be aware of using old painted wood such as doors and windows. Here they are used in many applications and prior to the 1978 law here, all paint was made with lead. We have home testing kits that we can purchase in our Home Depot or Lowes or other stores like these for under $10.00. Off gassing does occur and you want to stay safe. Your chair came out wonderfully and am glad your wife liked it. Good design , good execution

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  • DIY Woven CANE & COPPER Art | Wall Decor Project

    Well done, thank you for sharing. In order to keep the shine on the copper unless you want it to develop a patina use Renaissance Wax.

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  • DIY Wood Pendant Light Fixture

    This is beautiful thank you for sharing how you did it. :)

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  • Woodpecker on a Pole(Updated)

    Going to make this for a friend of mine who loves birds. Will be a nice Christmas present.

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  • Mini Hummingbird Feeder Earrings

    With me when a problem is presented to me or if someone has a problem that needs solving my brain involuntarily goes into hypersonic overdrive. ADD lol. Someone gave you the push and you pulled it off. I do appreciate the fact that you share encouragement with someone else :)

    Extremely wonderful mind you have to see hummingbird feeder in a push pin. PLUS to make hummingbirds that small without losing definition and detail. Brava!!! I tried to vote for you but couldn't find the tab to do so.

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  • DIY Blue Fireball Using Hot Glue

    Hi Moltcraft. you would be surprised what you can do with it. Lots of people use to make molds.

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  • Wool Birds on Bamboo

    The added rose w/ leaves is adorable. You really do lovely work:)

    Thank you so much for posting and sharing your project. The directions were wonderful and I thank you for that. These are adorable and would make a cute gift for someone that loves birds. Also easy to clean with a light vacuum suction. I also think that the perch wire could be decorated with tiny flower sprigs, wrapped or glued to the wire. The wire perch could also be made using a smaller dowel or bamboo stick to make Hummingbird perches if you have food out for them :)

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  • DIY Blue Fireball Using Hot Glue

    Google "what can be made with hot glue" you will be pleasantly surprised :)

    Thank you for sharing your lovely project with us. I have no electrical know how except to change out a wall plug or (re) wire a lamp. My question is, did you think to make the light oscillate with different colors or even two colors to make it look like the flames were moving? Just a thought.

    Hello, thank you for sharing your lovely project with us. I have no electrical know how except to change out a wall plug or (re) wire a lamp. My question is did you think to make the light oscillate with different colors or even two colors to make it look like the flames were moving? Just a thought.

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  • Hummingbird Feeder Hanger and Perch (with Optional Ant Trap)

    Hi, great tutorial thank you for sharing. I must say something about your use of red dye in the nectar. All people that deal with Hummingbirds and their food suggest strongly to NOT color their food or buy food with added coloring. You can Google this information and if you do not make your own food check out how to which is very simple, just water and sugar.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on aweirdguy's instructable Maker's Magic Toolbox
    Maker's Magic Toolbox

    The wood is absolutely beautiful and you matched the pattern of the wood when making the box. Lovely!! What kind of wood is it, part of it looks to be from a burl? Did you attach the water globe to the hole with glue? I read and maybe missed that. Thank you for sharing your project.

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  • Mini Concrete Blocks - All Weather Building!

    LOL first thing I thought about ( having had kids ) was one getting angry and throwing a cement building block at the other. Great idea but maybe fill the center with something light such as polly pellets or the like( bean bag filler ). Also putting the fear of Mom or Dad into them by instructing that these will not be thrown. Sometimes ya got to get into the mud to think like a kid lol.

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  • DIY Boho Style Earrings

    Hello Muhaiminah, Not sure how I missed this post but I did. These earrings are beautiful. Thank you for sharing your process and your template.

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  • Giant Cicada Sculpture Using a Paper Lunch Bag

    Are you and your daughter going to bury them when it is time for the real Cicadas to go back underground? :). BTW Sculpey does not harden on its own it needs to be baked. You can use paper clay which does air dry and hardens on its own :)

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  • DIY Foldable Wooden Tray for Sofa

    Great idea thank you for sharing. I am wondering if the molding is thick enough to drill 3 holes to string each piece together with rope or a thin string?

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  • Leather Corset Stitch Bicycle Handlebar Grips

    Hi again Grant, I forgot to ask in my post if the thread used was waxed LINEN thread? It doesn't look like faux sinew. I also would like to thank you for the tip on locking the thread onto the needle with one question please. I usually just do a regular rolled and pull sewing knot at the end of the thread. does your way make the thread lay flatter and do you make a hole in the thread and then pass the end through, not sure how that works? I understood how you did the needle end but the other end not sure on. No pics to help. Thanks for taking the time to answer.

    AHHHHHHH light dawns on Marble Head. LOL. I thought you were using only one needle. Thank you for the clarification. The thread does look like waxed linen but I just wanted to check. Thank you for replying so quickly and again thank you for your tutorial.

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  • Leather Corset Stitch Bicycle Handlebar Grips

    Hi Grant, you are too modest your work is wonderful. I don't compliment for no reason. Your corset stitching is perfect that I can see in your pictures. Thank you so much for sharing your process and project. I am going to add this to my pile of to dos but I will make them for my motorcycle.

    Hi Spiritwalker, I was thinking same thing. I have an '05 Honda VTX 1300 and the grips are a soft foam/rubber. One of the grips I could slide off but If I were to do this I would slip the leather over the existing ones. You would have to see how to work this onto your bike. Remember your right grip is the throttle and you need to have a good grip on that. Good luck :)

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  • Shopping Cart Chair With Magazine Holder

    Your beginning pictures of the chair were great and the idea extremely creative but when you put the blue base on to me it spoiled the design and the flow of it. It looks like an afterthought. I would have followed the shape of the armrests and attached curved "rungs" to the bottom of the pipe legs. The magazine holder could have also been refashioned to accommodate drinks to hold and placed on the side of the chair. Hope you spray painted or powder coated the whole thing a bright cheery color and made great cushions for it. Thank you for sharing your idea :)

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  • How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese)

    Hi Exzerin, My Grandmother, Mother and Aunt used to make their Labneh from home made yogurt. How they strained the water out was to put it all into a home made muslin drawstring bag and hang it overnight from the kitchen sink faucet. They all had a specific pyrex glass container with a glass lid that they would store the Labneh in. The last step they would do was to smooth out the top of the cheese and pour olive oil to cover and preserve. This helped in storage. You can take from your container the amount you want to use and then add your add ins. But that is at your and others discretion. BTW I still have and use my Grandmothers Labneh muslin bag :)

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  • Secret Door and Pallet Wall Facade. Trash to Treasure!!

    Hello, and thank you for sharing a beautiful and very imaginative build. I have one comment that is usually lacking when people see that pallets are part of the supply list. PLEASE, make sure you check for pallet codes on the pallets after you ask the store for permission to take them. They are either stamped on or burnt into the wood. You can find listings of these codes online for easy reference to print out. There are very toxic chemicals used on some pallets to help preserve them and you do not want them off gassing into your home or used where there will be human or pet contact. FYI for old painted doors, windows etc. that are older than 1978 or there about please buy a lead paint tester from HD or Lowes. You do not want to bring that article or process that article in or aro…

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    Hello, and thank you for sharing a beautiful and very imaginative build. I have one comment that is usually lacking when people see that pallets are part of the supply list. PLEASE, make sure you check for pallet codes on the pallets after you ask the store for permission to take them. They are either stamped on or burnt into the wood. You can find listings of these codes online for easy reference to print out. There are very toxic chemicals used on some pallets to help preserve them and you do not want them off gassing into your home or used where there will be human or pet contact. FYI for old painted doors, windows etc. that are older than 1978 or there about please buy a lead paint tester from HD or Lowes. You do not want to bring that article or process that article in or around your home until you find out if it has lead paint on it.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on Nnkfun's instructable How to Make a Temari
    How to Make a Temari

    Absolutely beautiful, and the pictures are gorgeous as well. Thank you for sharing and taking the time to compile your tutorial?

    Hi, did you make all the Temari Balls in your tutorial? They are beautiful.

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  • Hot Chocolate Box Fairy Forest Book Nook

    Hi Magpie, Thank you for sharing your project tutorial with us. It came out very well. I have seen extremely intricate versions of this art form and yours is a wonderful beginning piece for those that are interested in trying their hand at it. The space these little nooks take up is minimal and for someone that has a book library no matter how small or large, would be an interesting and surprising addition :)

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  • How to Make a Pine Cone Chandelier

    Thank you so much the reply was appreciated I was trying to figure things out with the pictures you provided in a smaller configuration but couldn't.

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  • How to Make a Pine Cone Chandelier

    chrstphrdoornbs, I never got the PDF or found it in the instructions, Maybe he forgot or decided against a PDF.

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  • Building Giant Articulated Hands (carved From Wood for Social Distancing)

    Love your brain, your sense of humor and your projects. Keep up the great work!!

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  • How to Make a Utah Monolith Christmas Ornament

    LOL, as StringGoddess said BRILLIANT!!! I was thinking that you should engrave the date you made it on the bottom cap :). Loved the story of the monoliths....for just a few moments took out minds off this Chinese virus garbage! Really hope the people that made them don't get in trouble for placing them inside a national park. Gawds if people can riot and destroy and not get arrested, this little thing that made people smile is worth a pardon :)

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  • Wall Mounted Monster Hand With Talons

    Great project! Thank you for sharing your process. Could you please give the link for where you purchased your mannequin hands? Thank you for taking the time to answer.

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  • Hammered Copper Spoon With Simple Tools and Materials

    Very very lovely and well done. I am thinking the dishing tool could also be made and carved from a piece of hardwood? Thank you for sharing your process :)

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  • Tattoo a Banana (Oxidation Art)

    Hi Mona, thank you for pointing this out. I have seen too many "tutorials" that do not give credit where credit is due OR better yet get permission to use their idea and instructions. The instructions may or may not be a bit different but the idea was still previously out there. We are starting to live in a society that believes what is yours is mine and too bad if you do not like it. Shame on us.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on -BALES-'s instructable Fence Trellis Brackets
    Fence Trellis Brackets

    Hi Bales, Great idea thank you for sharing. Problem is that earwigs like dark tight spaces. You can easily resolve that by just either drilling the hole in the fence to fit the dowel and caulking the dowel in OR getting pipe flanges to fit the dowel epoxy the dowel in ( make sure the epoxy or caulk is waterproof and then just screw the flange to the fence.:). No space for the earwigs to get in and yes they are creepy lol.

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  • Flatpack Laptop Stand

    Hi Newman, NICE idea. I am stubborn. I really think the laptop stand MIGHT be more sellable but that is up to you. Maybe a focus group would help. I was thinking that the laptop stand would be good for business people to have on the plane or whatever their transportation is. They could keep it in their briefcases or laptop cases. That brings me to another idea for it. Come up with a flatpack way of having it in a car similar to what a police car uses but is removable and easy to set up. Again Good Luck.

    Hello Jeanniel1, Yes he can do that but the so called "low cost" items that are well made are the ones that are bought. There have been MANY items that were not pp'd that were copied line for line and the person who's Idea it was originally lost out. Great ideas need protecting and he was nice enough to share his process with us. Newman can get the process started and the money he gets from the stand he can put towards his patents. There are also ways to patent things by oneself. Selling and getting the ball rolling takes time. There are a lot of online sites as I said in my previous post that he can use to promote and sell his ideas. Also, Newman, there are older people that were in business and the process of patenting that are retired and may be able to help you ch…

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    Hello Jeanniel1, Yes he can do that but the so called "low cost" items that are well made are the ones that are bought. There have been MANY items that were not pp'd that were copied line for line and the person who's Idea it was originally lost out. Great ideas need protecting and he was nice enough to share his process with us. Newman can get the process started and the money he gets from the stand he can put towards his patents. There are also ways to patent things by oneself. Selling and getting the ball rolling takes time. There are a lot of online sites as I said in my previous post that he can use to promote and sell his ideas. Also, Newman, there are older people that were in business and the process of patenting that are retired and may be able to help you check into that in your area. I am sure for a small fee they would be happy to help. Again good luck Newman.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on Makerneer's instructable De-nailer Deflector
    De-nailer Deflector

    You are funny thank you for that and ADD / HD can be a bane and a positive. Your design is great and I have been eyeing the de-nailer too lol. TOOLS gotta love em. One thing I would do is to make a slot a bit more wide to accommodate the width of the two nails so all I have to do is use the de-nailer without having to make sure the board was lined up with the slot. I would also add two guides to place the board between and use the same or similar application you used with the bucket clamping part of the deflector. Brain gets going when I see a great design / idea. Thank you for sharing :)

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  • Flatpack Laptop Stand

    Hi Newman, Before you give up on selling your design research to see if there are any other designs like yours or patent pending. If not start the patent process. Your design looks to be original and you do not want to give that away. It takes time to get an idea sold. Put your finished product on Etsy or similar sites. Do NOT give up. You have so many avenues open to you to promote your design. The only other thing I would add to your design is a slide on cup or square for pencil / pen and sticky notes. Good luck and thank you for sharing :)

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  • Wind-Up Paper ButterFLY

    Lovely and simple instructional. Thank you for sharing :)

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  • Small and Cute, HomeMade Modern DIY Sofa | Minimum Tools

    VERY WELL DONE!!!! Great design, clear easy instructions. I would add a component that most people do not know about. Well made sofas usually have 6-7 Legs for better support especially for the middle. 3 legs in front, 3 legs in back and sometimes you will see one in the middle under the seat of the sofa between the front and back middle legs. I know you want a streamlined look but the addition of the 2 or 3 other legs would not detract from that. :)

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  • Runn! a Homemade Treadmill

    Wish you had pictures to go along with the description. Some of the steps need more than one picture.

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  • American Flag Cutting Board

    For those of us who live in America most of us respect our Flag and there are specific rules that should be complied with. The board is a representation of our Flag and with that representation should go all the due respect. It IS an American Flag made in wood. For all intent an purpose it IS an American Flag. Go look up the guidelines to our Flag you will be surprised.

    Not a point of view, read the link provided please.

    Read the link provided please.

    You burn the Flags because that is the proper way to dispose of torn or worn American Flags. That is the protocol. Read up on the guidelines please.

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  • Whisky Barrel Chair

    Thank you for the info Steven, Maybe I can find barrels that are inexpensive.

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  • Whisky Barrel Chair

    Steven, BEAUTIFUL. How old is your Bonsai, Good job on that too. One question please, Do you think you could make a rocker with the staves or is the oak too hard to re-bend for a better curve. Thinking that making new rockers with oak plywood might be better and to notch the legs to fit in the rockers.

    Hi Steve, Love the story about your tree. I am not sure I can find used barrels where I am even though we have a few wineries, so, making the chair may not happen. I just was thinking that your design would make a great rocker even if you used another kind of wood for the rockers. :)

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  • Hidden Bookshelf Door for Closet

    Hello Nathan, Thank you so much for sharing your project and process. I have been looking at and storing information on how to make a door shelf for my door going to my upstairs. Your instructions even with the Trig calculations and my Math deficiency ( i still sometimes count on my fingers lol ) are wonderful. I think If I go slow I will figure it out from your pictures and your drawing which I wish was in black ink. The other thing I would like to impose on you is for you to add your process for putting the hinges you got on the door and the name of the hinges you finally settled on. Pictures are most welcome because I am basically a sight hound. I hope you will also come back with your latch idea. I am thinking that a molding wide enough for the inside of the door frame as a pul…

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    Hello Nathan, Thank you so much for sharing your project and process. I have been looking at and storing information on how to make a door shelf for my door going to my upstairs. Your instructions even with the Trig calculations and my Math deficiency ( i still sometimes count on my fingers lol ) are wonderful. I think If I go slow I will figure it out from your pictures and your drawing which I wish was in black ink. The other thing I would like to impose on you is for you to add your process for putting the hinges you got on the door and the name of the hinges you finally settled on. Pictures are most welcome because I am basically a sight hound. I hope you will also come back with your latch idea. I am thinking that a molding wide enough for the inside of the door frame as a pull might look good and hide the fact that there is a small room behind the shelving. I also found no link posted in comments about the door hinges as you mentioned. Thank you so much for your help and for taking the time to answer.

    I DID find it after I sent the message to you and thank you for reposting it. I first thought you meant in YOUR comments in the instructable. I have that tutorial also saved from reading it when it first posted. I was hoping since your instructions were simpler that you might also come up with a more simple hinge and latch idea.

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  • 3D Printed Orthotic Shoes for a Tiny Dog

    Hi Tye, Great tutorial and thank you for sharing your ingenious design with us. If I may make a suggestion, use shoe sole leather for the sole of Lucis' boots. it will last much longer than the foam and should not slide. If you have a leather shop such as Tandy or a cobbler near they will help you with the right kind of leather. You also should use E-6000 for the sole or a shoe glue if you use my suggestion because hot glue gun glue breaks down in weather and will melt in the heat. Good luck!!

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  • Rustic 3-Tier Produce Hanger

    Great execution. I see many similar projects like this but to me this one is the best. Love how you used the rope and this opens the possibility of using colored ropes too. Thank you for sharing.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on Saskquatch's instructable Possibilities Bag
    Possibilities Bag

    Lovely, thank you for sharing :)

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  • Pizza Cutter From Discarded Saw Blade

    Absolutely beautiful and the design ain't bad either lol. Thank you so much for sharing your idea and process and as one person said, I would keep that out on my counter just 'cause it is so beautiful!!!

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  • DIY "Faux" Live Edge River Coasters

    These are beautiful thank you for sharing your idea and process with us. I am wondering if they are slippery on the table side and if so did you think to put small silicone buttons on the bottom to help deter slide. You can get the buttons at a HD or Lowes. Thank you for taking the time to answer.

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  • How to Make a Plague Doctor Mask

    Hello Josh, For a first time leather worker you did a wonderful job and thank you for sharing your project! Now for a strong suggestion for your future tutorials. When you make a tutorial you do need to explain your process in full including the name of stitches and how you achieved them or if too lengthy to explain a link to a site where you found out how to do the stitch. You must remember that there are people that may want to create your project and get it to look as close to yours as possible, and, like you, may never have worked with leather. IF I am correct and going by the two pictures, front and back of the unnamed stitch, it looks like a cross stitch and it looks as though you sewed it while the leather was wet. Normally the two edges butt up against each other with this …

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    Hello Josh, For a first time leather worker you did a wonderful job and thank you for sharing your project! Now for a strong suggestion for your future tutorials. When you make a tutorial you do need to explain your process in full including the name of stitches and how you achieved them or if too lengthy to explain a link to a site where you found out how to do the stitch. You must remember that there are people that may want to create your project and get it to look as close to yours as possible, and, like you, may never have worked with leather. IF I am correct and going by the two pictures, front and back of the unnamed stitch, it looks like a cross stitch and it looks as though you sewed it while the leather was wet. Normally the two edges butt up against each other with this stitch with no folding or rounding of the seam. Hope you don't mind the constructive criticism, you did do well for your first time.

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  • Leather Gramophone Horn, Passive Smart Phone Amplifier

    Absolutely Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your idea and process.

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  • Easy to Make Concrete Bowls and Planters...

    Great information, thank you for sharing. You can also make a lighter mixture called Hypertufa. The recipe for it has been around for years. People can Google for the info. Also if you want to make a thinner walled vessel you can add fiberglass "shavings" to the mix which will give the thinner cement more strength.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on oxerdam's instructable Felting a Hippopotamus
    Felting a Hippopotamus

    THAT, is the largest needle felting sculpture I have seen. WELL DONE! Great job on the eyes and coloring. Are you planning to attach a body to the head? Thank you for sharing your process.

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  • The Simple and Elegant Hammock Stand

    Well done, thank you for sharing your instructions :)

    Sangeniti, If you make this stand bring the measurement from hook to hook to where you will be buying your hammock they will help you to find a hammock that will fit the space. If buying online you can contact the seller for help. You have to remember that hammocks come in different widths and lengths depending on the hanging apparatus used on the hammock. You can even make your own hammock. Just use Google or whatever browser you have to look for the info you need. Good Luck!

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  • Harvesting Bark From Downed Trees for Baskets

    VERY,VERY,VERY wonderfully explained. Thank you so much for sharing your information. Your baskets are beautiful.

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  • Make Many Fabric Masks at Home

    Beka, your process and instructional is great. Thank you for sharing. Not sure if you are paying for the material yourself but what I do with mine is add some iron on interfacing which is a non woven fabric as you know. This adds a bit more protection. Thank you for what you are doing :)

    Hi Judy, If you don't mind my answering, straight grain is fine. On bias will make them stretch a bit when pulled to tie.

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  • How to Build an AC Cobra Replica

    BEAUTIFUL,BEAUTIFUL,BEAUTIFUL. Thank you for sharing your project I am jealous lol :)

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  • Bitumen Roof Top Crow

    Hi Ruud, I just looked at your sites, here and the link you kindly gave to me. ABSOLUTELY beautiful sculptures out of material that is totally transformed. Your animals out of cardboard and the mechanical one are gorgeous. I was laughing at what you did with plain old gloves :) Thank you so much for sharing your brain or a little of it with us!!!

    That one is lovely also. I read that in your instructions about the thickness. Thank you for giving me the additional info. Would be interesting to experiment. My brain works overtime when there is something to solve and I was wondering if instead of a wire armature a chicken wire or similar can be shaped into the form you want and then lay and heat the shingles over it INCLUDING the thinner type. Could also heat up the chicken wire so that it melts into the shingle. Just thinking lol. Again thank you for the additional info.

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  • Clay Pot Planter Without Clay

    I should have said clay and or cement. Clay alone OR a mixture. My head goes too fast sometimes. :)

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  • Clay Pot Planter Without Clay

    Hi Vishnu, This is a great intractable and thank you for sharing your process. When I saw the pictures of the brick you used and the wire brush scraping it the first thing I thought was...that can't be a brick made in the USA it is soft. So I looked how bricks are made here and low and behold bricks are made from clay and cement. SO...that being said I am now as curious as a cat and need to try this procedure lol.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on Rob Salmon's instructable An Electric Violin
    An Electric Violin

    HUH??? I think you responded to the wrong person.

    Gawds Mr. Salmon ( said with awestruck respect ) even your specification drawing are BEAUTIFUL!!!. You really should frame these. Architect spec drawings to me in a lot of instances are artwork in themselves. If this is what you design for fun I can only imagine what you can do for a building. Thank you so much for sharing your artistry and build.

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  • LeslieGeee commented on randofo's instructable Toilet Paper Sheep
    Toilet Paper Sheep

    Orrrrrr this could be made out of wood easily ......adorable. I am thinking it should have a way to make it like a dispenser to be attached to a wall. Cute and functional !

    ROTFLMAO!!!!!

    Randofo this is adorable. Shows your sense of humor and the application of it. I do not have your machine so I think I would make it from wood and have it attach to the wall. Thank you for sharing :)

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  • Bitumen Roof Top Crow

    Ruud, this came out wonderfully. Thank you for sharing your project. I would never have thought to use roofing to make outdoor sculpture. I also like the rough end product before your instructions on how to smooth it out. Thank you also for the patterns in PDF format. I am thinking a large bird such as a crane or stork or even a pelican would be fun to do. For the crane I would use rebar for the legs or similar. LOL I threw out a few roofing shingles that I had no use for, I will have to find some or buy a few sheets now lol.

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  • Pierced and Sculpted Goblin Planter Out of Clay

    This is such a fun design. Thank you for posting it. I do not have a potters wheel or a kiln so I think polymer clay would work very well for this application. I would use a plastic pot or a large coffee can as an insert to help with keeping the polyclay from sagging while building. Because the temp to cure the clay is so low I doubt it will melt the insert. BUT, the is yet to be seen. A metal can can be used also :)

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