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  • dollywild commented on DanaW54's instructable Seedling Tray Insert
    Seedling Tray Insert

    Great idea! I have some old plastic seedling trays I will try this on. Thank you so much!

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  • dollywild commented on liquidhandwash's instructable Rat Rod Rescue
    Rat Rod Rescue

    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my…

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    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my heat shrink tube in the fridge. (Sewing machine mechanic)

    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my…

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    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my heat shrink tube in the fridge. (Sewing machine mechanic)

    HOLY buckets! This isHoly amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants), and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I k…

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    HOLY buckets! This isHoly amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants), and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my heat shrink tube in the fridge. (Sewing machine mechanic)

    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my…

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    Holy buckets! This is amazing. Grew up two miles from the General Motors Plant (factory) one of many in Michigan, ( one of many plants, and I knew some motor heads, but I never saw anything like this! This gives me tremendous hope for the world- all these heaps of non running cars, that have been deemed worthless, or scrapped out, really could be made to run? We need a freaking academy on this. This is planet saving genius. This is the way forward. Are you all self taught? Do you work as a mech? I know in the rat rod/ hot rod world, you guys do this stuff, but think about how we could fix the planet if all those heaps of cars could somehow be transformed.You did great with the photos, but I wish I had the skills to do half this. Once cars got computers, it was over for me. Btw. I keep my heat shrink tube in the fridge. (Sewing machine mechanic)

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  • dollywild commented on tiggeroush2's instructable Build a Cat House
    Build a Cat House

    Very nice! we have a feral kitty that could use this hope i can temp him to use it

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  • dollywild made the instructable DIY Cat Tent
    DIY Cat Tent

    cant get a clear photo because she is zipping in and out so much!

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  • DIY Risk-like Board Game (like a Pro)

    As I am the last member of of the class who took Cartography, i am planning on drawing my map. However, it occured to me that many Maps are to be found on the cheap. The generation of GPS users may not recollect the glove box of the car being stuffed with maps, but they were, and maps are still widely available today. ( Auto clubs, tourist book sections, etc)Taking a photo of an historic map is another nice way to get a starter map to embellish for those who want to use software. As a former teacher, I just wanted to point out paper maps as a nice option for groups or class rooms. Wooden pawns are found on ebay, junk stores as part of demolished chess sets , craft stores, and I have seen a lovely chess set hand drawn that uses pre Euro coins as the pieces. I am very excited about this pro…

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    As I am the last member of of the class who took Cartography, i am planning on drawing my map. However, it occured to me that many Maps are to be found on the cheap. The generation of GPS users may not recollect the glove box of the car being stuffed with maps, but they were, and maps are still widely available today. ( Auto clubs, tourist book sections, etc)Taking a photo of an historic map is another nice way to get a starter map to embellish for those who want to use software. As a former teacher, I just wanted to point out paper maps as a nice option for groups or class rooms. Wooden pawns are found on ebay, junk stores as part of demolished chess sets , craft stores, and I have seen a lovely chess set hand drawn that uses pre Euro coins as the pieces. I am very excited about this project. Many popular games have been criticized for being colonial- this project could be the cure for that. I hope some wildly creative fruit is born from this extremely solid tree of a project. Well done!

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    • Self Watering Outdoor Plant Pot
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  • how long does the bottle drip for? is it a matter of minutes, a week? I'm wondering if this is a good solution for vacation .

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  • dollywild commented on RegisHsu's instructable Cat Scratching Pad

    such a good idea! my cat loves to go in boxes already. I am going to make this! thank you!

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  • dollywild commented on GFire's instructable Tool Restoration

    I live in a house built in 1917, on a block of such houses, in an American city known for it's great number of Victorian and Craftsman homes.Hand tools are so important. when you look at an historic home- hand tools were it. yes, they may have been more specialized, and the work crews were certainly larger. But a great deal of Europe and a fair bit of North America was built with tools just like these. I sometimes even find a handmade nail, likely from the bottom of someone's toolbox.I hope there are always people who restore, respect, and maintain these tools for the future. they have so much to teach us.and if you cant tell from all the poetry, great 'ible!

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  • if you leave a minimal amount of paint on the brush, you can store it over night, or longer, in the freezer and the paint does not dry. I have only done this with latex, (water based) paint, and you really must not have a loaded brush. I frequently only have an hour or less to work at at a time on projects, and saving trifling bits of time adds up. in addition, it prevents paint waste. I'm also guilty of doing my first coats in the evening with poor light, and who wants to go outside and wash a brush in the dark? (old house; cranky plumbing, no paint down sink)thanks for the great ideas

    yes, I do this for beads, or to corral bits of gold or silver wire. I buy my tiny bags at DAISO, a Japanese shop in the Western USA that sells everything for $1.50, about 50 bags in in a pack.

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  • dollywild commented on dekeros's instructable One Sheet Plywood Boat

    lovely! thank you for this. seems like just the thing for the kids to play in at the beach. I think I will drop an anchor in the shallow water so I dont need to worry about them paddling too far out. now looking forward to the two sheet boat so that *I* can have a paddling boat.the river you put in at is beautiful, as well.

    in the US if you look for something called Spar varnish, you can use that, as well. if you use linseed oil, it would be wise to put on a fresh coat every season.

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  • i only wear black...i am...the most intetesting housewife in the world.

    shhhhh. let people like things.

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  • dollywild commented on Luca Gerda's instructable Eerie Glowing Jars!

    Your English is lovely. Your instructable is perfectly clear and very inspiring. I appreciate links to materials that will wor. Anyone who does not understand Amazon affiliate links in this day and age is just willfully ignorant. So sorry you recieved any negativity. Im looking forward to making these as soon as my paint arrives! Meanwhile, i am searching for a plastic jar so i can make one for a very small friend.

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