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  • Make a Glass Bottle Wind Chime

    Yes. I wound up looking at several 'how to cut bottles' videos that appeared to suggest heat, then cold. Nothing I saw came close to the intricacies you are attempting. A larger soldering iron, perhaps . . .or a tiny, dense tapping hammer? I hope you find a way to achieve your vision.

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  • Make a Glass Bottle Wind Chime

    I see how the iron heating the crack line appears to 'push' the crack to the interior. I am not sure why it does not allow you to 'force' the separation. I have NO EXPERIENCE cutting glass (beyond a straight cut of a sheet for a picture frame years and years ago.So, forgive a stupid question, but, if you could submerge the bottle in water and microwave the water to super heated state . . . might that 'shock the glass' enough to release the pieces? Or super heat the water and submerge the bottle all at once?

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  • Plastic Insect/Animal Brooch

    Thanks, you taught me how to spell Brooch (the noun) and that it is not spelled as in machining or conversation!

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  • Hidden Bookshelf Door for Closet

    Wow, Trig!I was looking at the problem at it struck me that one could figure it out using the D^2 + W^2 =C^2 in the Depth^2 + Width^2 had to be less than the square of the rear of the 'case' measured from the hinge side jamb.It also occurred to me that the case need not be centered in the opening, but could be flush up against the hinge side jam to maximize the available shelf space. If this approach were used, one would (might) want to add to the width of the vertical trim on the hinge side or reduce the width opposite to offer a balanced appearance.

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  • How to Make Faces on Your Trees in 4 Easy Steps

    Is there a way to make a more permanent mix? Maybe some sort of mortar added to the clay? Or something a bit more flexible (the tree may grow over time)?

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  • DIY Bleach Space Shirt

    Nice. Learned about the wax transfer - never would have figured that!

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  • Build a Raised Garden Bed

    Lovely, impressive and well executed. One point re: "I predrill the holes"One either drills a hole or not. The process of drilling a hole in which one intends to drive a screw fastener to prevent (hopefully) splitting the material is "drilling a pilot hole" somewhat smaller than the diameter of the fastener used.

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  • Copycat Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Donuts

    Personally, I find Krispy Kreme glazed donuts all but pure sugar and prefer a heavier, (al dente?) bite and a bit more 'cake.' And a dollar and twenty cents for a doughnut?! Ridiculous! That said, I can appreciate the time and effort spent replicating a recipe you enjoyed, For me, it was Aunt Jemima Buckwheat Pancake mix. They discontinued it but posted a ratio online. I spent some time making pancakes until I hit upon a recipe that reminded me of breakfast in my childhood.I suspect that, with the production demands and equipment used by folks earning relatively low wages means the recipe is likely highly automated - especially given the consistency across their many outlets. Then, again, I've never attempted to compare their product as between even two outlets.Also, doesn't Walmart sell…

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    Personally, I find Krispy Kreme glazed donuts all but pure sugar and prefer a heavier, (al dente?) bite and a bit more 'cake.' And a dollar and twenty cents for a doughnut?! Ridiculous! That said, I can appreciate the time and effort spent replicating a recipe you enjoyed, For me, it was Aunt Jemima Buckwheat Pancake mix. They discontinued it but posted a ratio online. I spent some time making pancakes until I hit upon a recipe that reminded me of breakfast in my childhood.I suspect that, with the production demands and equipment used by folks earning relatively low wages means the recipe is likely highly automated - especially given the consistency across their many outlets. Then, again, I've never attempted to compare their product as between even two outlets.Also, doesn't Walmart sell KK's by the dozen?

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  • Faux Weave Design Storage Box for Bicycle

    I thought it a decent illusion. What was with the green tape? Was it removed and tossed? Is it underneath the primer and magic marker lines (what old folks call a Sharpie)? Creative, good for you!

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  • Hardware Storage System

    "...to fetch something for me..." Wow, that must be a smart dog! You must have very clean clothes and one heck of a detergent bill.(; Nice work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvgN5gCuLac

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  • Pizza Cutter From Discarded Saw Blade

    So, you think the workmen removed it from their saw because it was working like new?So, maybe he should break up his wife's engagement ring and glue the bits onto the blade?Do they restore them? Heck It doesn't pay to get carbide blades sharpened anymore.

    ". . . I always pre-cut . . ."What is 'pre-cutting?' a thought process one engages in before slicing the pie?

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  • Super Easy Raised Garden Bed

    USA-LOWES $2.98 Oldcastle Planter Wall Tan Retaining Wall Block Item #1514085 Model #16202336USA-HOME DEPOT $3.18 Oldcastle Tan Brown Planter Wall Block Buy 60 or more $2.86Note: On one of the (several) U-tube videos, I noted the HD prices was shown as $3.67 US. So, shop around! Also, looks like Permacon recommends Rebar and adhesive!

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  • charlessenf-gm commented on 38ren's instructable Citrus Cleaner
    Citrus Cleaner

    The question was, let's say " tongue in cheek." I read literally and such uses of the language set off something akin to a patellar reflex and I write. Not a good way, I'm told, to either win friends nor influence people.Come to think of it, I may not be the only sufferor - considering the wide spread use of Twitter.

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  • charlessenf-gm commented on 38ren's instructable Citrus Cleaner
    Citrus Cleaner

    Neat. Going to try it. One question rearding your comment "...and other bad pathogens.." Are there any good pathogens?

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  • Adjustable Shelving for Part Bin Organizers

    The adjustable shelving is nice - if HFT stops selling the inserts, you may be able to fit the replacements. Or remove a couple of inserts to make room for a large tool.You could have made all the dados 3/8" inch and 3/8" rabbits on the 3/4" stock leaving 3/8" material to fit into the dados (makes a real strong glue joint for the fixed shelves). As to the 'tippy' issue, this project might work nicely as a double-wide two-piece affair with a deeper base under a shorter DW stack of adjustable 'shelves' for the HFT containers. By cutting two additional dado'd members out of 5/8" stock and gluing them back to back, you could have the ame number of shelves in a broader, more stable footprint. Frankly shelves way down near the floor are less attractive then those at or…

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    The adjustable shelving is nice - if HFT stops selling the inserts, you may be able to fit the replacements. Or remove a couple of inserts to make room for a large tool.You could have made all the dados 3/8" inch and 3/8" rabbits on the 3/4" stock leaving 3/8" material to fit into the dados (makes a real strong glue joint for the fixed shelves). As to the 'tippy' issue, this project might work nicely as a double-wide two-piece affair with a deeper base under a shorter DW stack of adjustable 'shelves' for the HFT containers. By cutting two additional dado'd members out of 5/8" stock and gluing them back to back, you could have the ame number of shelves in a broader, more stable footprint. Frankly shelves way down near the floor are less attractive then those at or close to 'eye level.' If the 'base' were 25" deep and around 33" high and 37" wide (for instance), it could be divided into to wide drawer spaces to hold larger objects (or two shelves) enclosed with a couple of doors. The exposed top of this base would serve to hold one of those containers while one fished our the pop rivet, number eight wood screw or the three or four red wire nuts needed.

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  • Bird Housed Made From Election Signs

    ""... extend your blade (only) a little bit from your exacto knife. . . " The blade of an X-ACTO knife cannot be extended nor retracted (see AMAZON https://www.amazon.com/X-ACTO-2-Knife-Safety-Cap/dp/B000V1QV7O) as can be done with some UTILITY KNIVES do allow retracting the blade, see https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PTYKC12/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B07PTYKC12&pd_rd_w=r508Y&pf_rd_p=48d372c1-f7e1-4b8b-9d02-4bd86f5158c5&pd_rd_wg=4wegi&pf_rd_r=N24N2BT0QAQ4RTJAEWAA&pd_rd_r=3ae5af10-947b-4695-9a80-f57fc0f8b9f1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyTEczTlFCVE83SDhWJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNDA4NTc4SDU5WkszWTlKQk9FJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAyMDg1NDcxOTI0WFQyWFI1SDBWJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfZGV0YWlsJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==

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  • Over Garage Door Storage

    Rounding the edges and corners of the plywood before gluing them to the wod spacer/supports would be a good idea. Also, when possible, go up in the attic space to see what sort of structure you are fastening to as well as measure to find, centers. Caution: these plstic totes were not designed to be suspended from their 'lips,' so be careful oading them up with stuff that might hurt you or your vehicle when coming down unexpectedly. Not sure why the design did not call for butting up against the font wall, or why centering over the lift rail mechanism was chosen over installing these to the right or left of center of (thus avoiding interference from) the lift mechanism. Something to consider.Good use of 'wasted' space - George Carlin would be impressed!

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  • Wet Molded Credit Card Wallet

    You're a more patient man than i am Gunga Din

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  • Folder Kaleidoscope

    Sorry, there are still only five images "in the mirrors." the sixth image "in the picture" is the original. Same thing applies to the guitar pics, four reflected images and one original adds up to five images IN THE PICTURE but only four IN THE MIRRORS.

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  • Contrarotating Non Power Generating Wind Turbine

    CD Discs will do that job, Use fishing swivels inbetween cds so they can 'spin' independantly. With a bot o wind and the sunlight, well, a circus of flashing light.

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  • Folder Kaleidoscope

    "In the first two photos, the ...the guitar pick is visible 5 times in the mirrors. ...""In the third and fourth photos, the ... artwork is visible 6 times in the mirrors. ..."Now, when I look at the second photo, I only see four guitar picks "in the mirrors" ('reflected in', that is). When I look at the fourth photo, I only see five copies of the art 'in the mirrors' as shown in the picture I copied, then annotated.

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  • charlessenf-gm commented on JackmanWorks's instructable Wavy Vase
    Wavy Vase

    "so I need to rectify that"Hmmm, needing to 'rectify' the hole at the bottom. And you just left that line alone. ;)Ah, the Concept, the Design, the Execution and the result! Excellent.

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  • Windmill / Electric Generator

    Let me join with those who commend your efforts regardless the results. Not having a 'dad' can really screw with a lad's life and having one who will actively participate with his child - well thanks for sharing. Hopefully, you can reassemble the drill and replace it with an appropriate DC Motorhttps://www.hbarsci.com/products/ph1229?cmp_id=863318396&adg_id=40375198221&kwd=&device=c&gclid=CjwKCAjwqJ_1BRBZEiwAv73uwPArJ-v0YK8yK662wceq1-z7_hoIwov8BndMPMyqSW3QEDyKzlL6VRoCvAYQAvD_BwEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGw-SYNoMPchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3opKUYfL0Yhttps://itstillworks.com/good-motors-wind-turbine-7581085.htmlHope these links help! You can emphasis the importance of RESEARCH as part of the lessons! Did you know that, if you shake the Orange Juice carton crazy…

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    Let me join with those who commend your efforts regardless the results. Not having a 'dad' can really screw with a lad's life and having one who will actively participate with his child - well thanks for sharing. Hopefully, you can reassemble the drill and replace it with an appropriate DC Motorhttps://www.hbarsci.com/products/ph1229?cmp_id=863318396&adg_id=40375198221&kwd=&device=c&gclid=CjwKCAjwqJ_1BRBZEiwAv73uwPArJ-v0YK8yK662wceq1-z7_hoIwov8BndMPMyqSW3QEDyKzlL6VRoCvAYQAvD_BwEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGw-SYNoMPchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3opKUYfL0Yhttps://itstillworks.com/good-motors-wind-turbine-7581085.htmlHope these links help! You can emphasis the importance of RESEARCH as part of the lessons! Did you know that, if you shake the Orange Juice carton crazy fast and long enough, you can pour a frothy top? If you make him breakfast, you can make him 'Shook Juice.' It also works with milk. Kids get a kicj out of watching a parent violently shake the carton. Enjoy this time with them as it is fleeting as well as wonderous.

    How about a Potato Generator? Or a Lemon Generator?Insert one nail in each potato. Insert one short piece of the copper wire into each potato as far away from the nail as possible. Use one alligator clip to connect the copper wire in potato number one to the positive (+) terminal in the clock's battery compartment.Potato Battery | Clock | Science Fair Project | Energy ...

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  • Fixing Moldy Caulking in the Bathroom

    Wow, a practical Instructable that doesn't require a threedee printer! A task we've all wrestled with more tan a few times (well, us old folks). Thanks for sharing - (TyTower, too - I agree with her direction). Attention to detail - mark of a crafts person.

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  • Kitchen Lighting Enhancement

    DanPro:"built in 1864 and was wired and plumbed poorly." Having rebuilt a couple of older homes and living in one presently, I can sympathize. Looks as if you've upgraded the service to the distribution box. Indeed, I was drawn to your project as a result of the 12 VDC system I installed under our new cabinets. I used the standard clips and found they were unreliable. I was looking to see how others made up their connections."don't think water could travel up into the box"Right, Physics and, in that situation, Gravity should cause water molecules to move away from the switch. However, the movement we are concerned about frustrating with a GFCI is that of electrons which literally LEAP to a convenient ground at 186,000 miles/second. Think of Ben Franklin's key & li…

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    DanPro:"built in 1864 and was wired and plumbed poorly." Having rebuilt a couple of older homes and living in one presently, I can sympathize. Looks as if you've upgraded the service to the distribution box. Indeed, I was drawn to your project as a result of the 12 VDC system I installed under our new cabinets. I used the standard clips and found they were unreliable. I was looking to see how others made up their connections."don't think water could travel up into the box"Right, Physics and, in that situation, Gravity should cause water molecules to move away from the switch. However, the movement we are concerned about frustrating with a GFCI is that of electrons which literally LEAP to a convenient ground at 186,000 miles/second. Think of Ben Franklin's key & lightening generally.Do you have a basement? Decent crawl space? Accessible attic space (above the kitchen in this case)? We are picking a room, gutting it, then rebuilding from the studs. We do wiring (AC, COAX, CAT5), HVAC, plumbing and insulation as if we were finishing a 'just framed' room (after the ceiling had been installed - there are limits! ;) Find out what the local CODES require and follow.Good luck!

    ". . . out to feed my shop and barn . . ."Good man, first things first! PS: "...avoid shipping from US..." Begs the question "where is you at"

    If your hands are likely to be wet when hitting that switch, add a gfci breaker in your mains box for that circuit. If someone else is looking at doing this project, look to the outlets in your kitchen as a source for the power. 1. They are closer than the Mains Box (already in the kitchen) 2. Are more likely to have a GFCI device installed, or 3. Swapping the chosen outlet out for a GFCI replacement as part of the build (or putting a GFCI Breaker on the outlets circuit) adds another improvement and definite increase in property value.

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  • Cob Loaf: Simple, Quarantine-Friendly White Bread

    mise en placeI think I was first exposed to French language in High School. This many years after learning the phrase "A place for everything & everything in its place" from my Irish grandmother and her four offspring. In the service, the expression was "Get your defecation together." Often followed by 'We're moving out."So baking bread is like making war! (;

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  • How to Build a Giant Hidden Shelf Edge Clock

    Looks a if you may find a TV Celebrity to order one of your shelving / clock units! When I first watched the video, I thought it was one of yours! Send Jimmy Fallon a picture!

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  • How to Build a Giant Hidden Shelf Edge Clock

    Is it Jimmy Fallon? A Late Show host doing the show from home - note teh shelving behind him! Maybe he can afford a clock shelf! ;)

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  • How to Build a Giant Hidden Shelf Edge Clock

    Well, impressive. Ambient light dimming, too! Excellent. I would suggest moving the led's in the cubicles forward and mounting them so 1. They are not seen, and 2. are aimed at the rear of the cubicle.

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  • EBike Conversion - Coffee Hauler

    "... she doesn't have to take turns trying driving over..."Please say you weren't driving to a store to pay too much for two cups of coffee every morning!Before I turn out the lights and go to bed, I put fresh grounds in the SS French press and set the container of water in the microwave before I go to bed. By the time I wake, my wife has heated the water to boiling, poured it over the grounds, stirred the mix gently and put the strainer and lid in place - ready for my first cup ;)Different strokes!

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  • EBike Conversion - Coffee Hauler

    A masterful build, lots of worthwhile information. " I decided to build an eBike ... to .... get coffee ... quickly."Your rationalization, however, laves much to be desired.Get a French Press and some decent grounds, save time, money and get the best coffee you can afford consistently.

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  • Make a WiFi Camera Bird Box - Cheepy Cheap!

    Love the concept. Thanks for sharing. Would like to do something similar with a couple of the bird houses we've scattered about - BUT, I do not have a Cell Phone! I have Internet and a router and Wi-Fi, Chromecast and (Win7 / Win10 laptop(s) and would like to find a WIRELESS Borescope thing that I could connect to as I do my HP Wireless printer.So, Is there such a thing? Or "an app for that?"One other question on the chance that you've done more research than I accomplished last night: Is your device one that uses a fiber optic cable?Anyone?

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  • Rig a Car Horn to Your Alarmclock!

    Thank you. Appreciate your sharing. Now, consider a timing device w/o a dc motor-powered alarm: (aliexpress) "LCD Digital Kitchen Countdown Timer Alarm with Stand " the ability to replace the little high-pitched piezo(?) sounding device with a car horn would be lovely. Better yet, with a relay that would allow switching an A/C electrical circuit. Or a DC circuit would be nice, too.

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  • DIY Band Clamps | Step by Step Woodworking Tool

    Excellent! Hope you don't mind if I steal the idea! ;)

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  • Igloo Made With Nifty Tool

    Most excellent idea and execution - marvelous. Eskimo jealous now.

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  • Demonstrating the Right Hand Rule in Magnetism

    "Four 20 cm long 20mm*20mm square profile iron bars - 2mm thick"I think you mean "Four 20 cm long 20mm*20mm square profile iron tubes - 2mm thick wall"

    OK, I'll bite. What is 'the right hand rule?

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  • Flattening a Chainsaw Milled Slab

    NICE ONE. Well done Instructaable, too. If you get a chance, look at the flattening jig here: https://asheville.craigslist.org/tls/d/skyland-slab-flatter-surfacing/7075896939.html The fellow has a wider set up and mounted his routeron a long 'strip' base with a handle on one end and the router on the other. This allows hime to push the router to one edge, advance the sled and pull the router back all while standing on one side of the setup.i thought the WIDE SLED a great idea - but thought mounting the router in the center would provide the same benefits without requiring as much room on either side of the setup.

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  • Softdrink Bottle Hothouse

    "on average 4 degrees hotter"Hmmm, I was thinking about our Winters where temps drop below freezing. Also thought that the PVC could pass through the 2 by material - thus centering the bottles within the walls allowing, thus, for covering the exterior walls with plastic sheeting (and even the interior side) to create more insulation and heat gain. Leaving the eaves (Triangular portion) just the bottles for air flow.Note that, if the PVC were left intact (no holes drilled into them) they could (be painted black and) contain anti-freeze protected water solution which would help heat retention over night.

    Good Trombe Wall - I learn something new daily! Thanks.Thermal mass, right? Oil is better than water, eh? Another good one.What about adobe inside the plastic? That is, the plants sitting on mud "walls" around the perimeter together with a solar driven fan(s to circulate the warm air when the sun shines brightly on your little green house.Add 'collorant' from Lowes/HD Paint Dept to the oil - or use the oil removed during oil changes as it alreaady has the color ant added ;)

    "he cut the bottles"Yes, but the cut bottom of bottle two fits snugly over the neck of bottle one and so on up the (black?) conduit.If he were to seal the first bottle bottom and the last bottle at the spout, he would have a (effectively) sealed series of chambers in each row.His point was that the air flow made his 'house' more effective than were it air tight (and warmer).

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  • Cat Food Access Control (ESP8266 + Servo Motor + 3D Printing)

    There is an RFID controlled pet access door out there somewhere - or it was years ago. Hang the RFID ot the animal's collar. Lets any animal out, only RFID'd animals in.

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  • DIY Microwave Kiln | Fuse Glass in Your Microwave

    "...people who watch cooking shows or read cookbooks..." Now, wait a second their pilgrim you can't compare Apples and Oranges! Who ever heard of an Orange Pie!?Actually, I found a lot of stuff on the Internet selling ovens and such for melting and fusing glass. Apparently there are as many folks melting glass as making Buckwheat Pancakes with Blueberries and real maple syrup.

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  • How to Make a 18650 Li-ion Battery Pack!

    "Place the Nickel pieces on top of cells"Curious to learn why you did NOT place the strips 'under' the plastic holders.I only got to look at your pictures (2D) so please forgive me if the reason would have been obvious had I the parts in hand!It seemed that, where connecting 2 cells, the holder would help in placing / holding the connecting strip even as it was 'welded' in place.

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  • DIY $5 Heated Chicken Waterer

    They make an adapter that closes the circuit when the temp drops and opens it again when the temp rises. I use one in my well head with an outdoor flood light (but recommend a string of incandescent (C-7) bulbs as a fail-safe (odd of all seven bulbs failing at once much lower -methinks- than just one bulb). Problem is, this adapter would need to be in the can and there's simply not sufficient room. Take an old drip coffee maker apart and find a thermo-switch that will cut the power to the heating element if things get too hot (kindling temp of coop shavings?) in the can it is fixed to. Come to think of it, you can scavenge a heating element from such a thrift store find and eliminate the porcelain fixture and bulb.When those cheap electric griddles go on sale next Black Friday ($8 after R…

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    They make an adapter that closes the circuit when the temp drops and opens it again when the temp rises. I use one in my well head with an outdoor flood light (but recommend a string of incandescent (C-7) bulbs as a fail-safe (odd of all seven bulbs failing at once much lower -methinks- than just one bulb). Problem is, this adapter would need to be in the can and there's simply not sufficient room. Take an old drip coffee maker apart and find a thermo-switch that will cut the power to the heating element if things get too hot (kindling temp of coop shavings?) in the can it is fixed to. Come to think of it, you can scavenge a heating element from such a thrift store find and eliminate the porcelain fixture and bulb.When those cheap electric griddles go on sale next Black Friday ($8 after Rebate!!!) replace your old worn/scratched one and you have an aluminium heating element that as a thermostat allowing a range of temps that could be used UNDER THE COOP FLOOR (exposed to open air all-round*) in conjunction with the Temp Controlled outlet first referenced above: https://www.amazon.com/HEATIT-Freeze-Thermostatica...https://www.amazon.com/HEATIT-Freeze-Thermostatica...* I've used this approach w/o the thermo-controlled outlet as it warms the coop and the watering device as well - heat rises

    " a cheap aquarium heater "There's a significant difference as between little fishes and the fowl he's attempting to provide Winter water for! Chickens are very active! Violently so at times. They have been known to upset, knock over, break feeding devices, heating lamps, watering devices, etc.Thus a Bullet Proof Aquarium Heater might suffice - but the electrical wiring in close proximity to fowl that do not understand basic electrical codes presents a clear and present fire hazard as well as electrical (deadly to chickens) shock.Best to keep all the wiring outside their environment and, when possible, out of 'reach!'

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  • Tessellations, Hands-on Math

    I played with the color choices - I liked the one design, but not the colors! In changing them about (I was thinking of a Mosaic design element for a shower!) it occurred to me that you might want to involve your Art instructors in choosing the colors (or create each shape in each color as well as employ at least three values (?) of each color and maybe whites, grays and a black?I am not an Art major, but I believe there is a 'rule' about color values and how they may be used to manipulate or perception of a given image. In my blue versions, it seemed that changing the value of the center most piece gave one the impression that the piece was three dimensional.

    A version of Go, perhaps?? But how might one win?

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  • Cheap Yet Chic Wood Lath Wall

    It looks great - albeit, from a distance.Lathe strips appear to be close to three feet in length - though I didn't see any dimensions listed - and about a quarter of an inch thick and over an inch and a half wide.Since wall studs are likely 16" O.C. it would have been good practice to locate them and nail the strips accordingly. Such an approach, in conjunction with a bit of construction adhesive here and there would have been preferable to 'shooting' brads in drywall.that conceals water pipes and electrical wires pneumatically/forcibly.As one recently 'in the market'. for another residence, I can tell you that these projects (as so often done by 'flippers') look great in the MLS photos but work to diminish the value of the home once close inspection reveals such shortcuts as excused…

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    It looks great - albeit, from a distance.Lathe strips appear to be close to three feet in length - though I didn't see any dimensions listed - and about a quarter of an inch thick and over an inch and a half wide.Since wall studs are likely 16" O.C. it would have been good practice to locate them and nail the strips accordingly. Such an approach, in conjunction with a bit of construction adhesive here and there would have been preferable to 'shooting' brads in drywall.that conceals water pipes and electrical wires pneumatically/forcibly.As one recently 'in the market'. for another residence, I can tell you that these projects (as so often done by 'flippers') look great in the MLS photos but work to diminish the value of the home once close inspection reveals such shortcuts as excused within this project's description.There are 'extension rings' available for electrical boxes (the original box appears to have a 'mud ring' in place) to allow for the additional thickness of the wood covering without 'opening' the electrical box which, as I understand it, is intended to be closed up if not sealed.Hey, the project looks nice, and the intent is not to denigrate the project. Rather to caution folks thinking of attempting something similar that poorly executed 'projects' are more likely to reduce the value of a property then enhance it. Think "Buyer's Inspection/Inspector's Report."

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  • Plywood Reindeer

    Thank you for the detailed cutting patterns - quite the achievement creating those!

    "I am not an artist"There is art in every occupation. Thank you!

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  • DIY Floating Vanity

    PARTICLE BOARD EDGESThe laminated boards look lovely and sealing the exposed edges with edge banding may suffice. Experience tell me that one i well advised to thoroughly seal every cut edge - including the large holes drilled for the cup hinges. I'm just now replacing the FACTORY vinyl clad door on our bathroom vanity (Lowe Project Source) because the left door began to swell at those hinge cups. One little pill away from ruin! Now, I will paint/shellac/seal any bare material before installing the replacement doors.ALSO thought that this project cries out for a French Cleat.Style and appearance = sweet. Easy to clean the floor beneath!However, I would not want to clean between bowl and top - give me a good old flush SS Sink any day!

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  • Drum Shell Roller Jig

    "Step 4: Dadeos and Patch" Excellent work. impressive tools. Where do you get the drum shells? Looking this and having tried cutting cylinders 'free hand' on a table saw, my first thought was to shift the operation ninety degrees so that the edge of the cylinder laid flat on 'the table' with the cutting tool coming in from one side.A horizontal router perhaps? Or one of the smaller portable saws similar to DEWALT ATOMIC 20-Volt MAX Cordless 4-1/2 in. Circular Saw or Milwaukee M12 FUEL 12-Volt 3 in. Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Cut Off Saw or something like one of these: Makita SH02R1 / Rockwell RK3441K / WORX WORXSAW WX429L small enough to be incorporated into a vertical indexing jig with blades large enough for the task contemplated.Fix the saw and rotate the work clockwise?

    " gravity is going to pull the shell down and pinch the blade "Duh, why didn't I realize that!?Sometimes it is simply better to remain silent! :)

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  • DIY Wind Generator

    Brilliant. Watched the video, glanced at the rest and came away significantly impressed. Wish I lived down the road from you guys!

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  • How to Make Easy Box Joints - Finger Joints

    Is there a need to identify (and mark) the outside face and respective corners as part of the process?

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  • 1970 Flirt Pi Internet Radio

    My grandparents left me an old wooden console radio in the seventies.it was from Baltimore, MD and had the local radio call letters printed in the appropriate sots on the dial.I had no idea how to 'fix it' so it would work in the new age. In the process, the repairman wound up with it! Good for you! Imressive project!

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  • charlessenf-gm commented on Johnny Wikk's instructable A Cargo Fork
    A Cargo Fork

    Really cool idea, nice execution, too. Physics & Geometry has me asking "How do it steer w/heavy load? With shifting load?"

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  • Tapping Fixture for a Drill Press

    Why not simply tap one of the three holes the check key fits into? If you have the pipe, and the welder, but no lathe - split the collar and stretch it a bit to fit over the chuck, then close the split with a nut positioned over one of the chuck key holes.Or what sbelectrics said! ;)

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  • charlessenf-gm commented on cbm104's instructable Scrap Wood Mallets
    Scrap Wood Mallets

    Nice work. Take a look at Roy Underhill's Big Ash Mallet for another approach you might like building. https://www.pbs.org/video/big-ash-mallet-jn5sfd/

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  • Wacom Pen Holder Hand AKA Making a Plaster Cast of Your Hand

    I enjoyed this instructable. Years ago I had a female torso mannequin I kept in the front seat of my van - I did buy her a nice blonde wig. Talk about photo ops! - having a camera catch the expressions of passers by . . . Hmm replace one of her eyes with a camera . . .or a small camera on he right ear.

    "guesstimate the amount needed"Fill a vessel with water (to the brim). Stick your hand into the container, catch the spill over in another container. Pour the 'spill over' into a measuring cup (or some such) and you will have the volume (of plaster) required. Its fizzicks!

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