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  • Simple Way to Convert Stereo to Mono

    Like you said, " I know this is an older post", but try this: TPA3110 Bluetooth 4.2 Digital Amplifier Board Audio Stereo 2x15W Output Power. It sells on ebay for as little as $4.39, with $2.99 shipping. It's still stereo, and you still have to convert to mono for the subwoofer, but the Bluetooth is built in to this amp. I hope this helps.

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  • Easy Guide to REPAIR Broken BOSE QC25 Headphones - NO SOUND From One Ear

    Very comprehensive 'ible! I recently bought a set of reconditioned Bose QC35II's off the internet, and when I received them, the on-off switch was very hard to use, to the point that I eventually broke it. When I complained to the vendor, he refunded my money, so now I had a broken set of Bose QC35II's free of charge. I bought a replacement switch on ebay for $7.95 for 25 switches, and after an easy modification to the switch to make it compatible, replaced the bad one, and now have a perfectly good set of Bose QC35II noise cancelling headphones with great bass and bluetooth. They look and act like brand new ones, and even came with the cables, and cost me a total of $7.95, versus $349 for new ones!

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  • Build an Antler Knife From Epoxy

    Great idea! I never would have thought of using epoxy to make antler. I make handles for knives as a hobby, and have been searching for ways to make handles without spending an arm and a leg doing so. I especially like your backwoodsy spelling, too. It added a bit of authenticity to the build, and your 'ible was very easy to follow. One suggestion on your sheath: if you had gone back over your stitching, stitching into the same holes in reverse, it would have looked a lot better without much more effort. I will consider making a mold of a real antler in rubber and then pouring it with epoxy, then laying the blade in the liquid epoxy, then reversing for the other side. The mold can be used over and over. If it works, it might even be something to sell on ebay- who knows? Anyway, great 'ibl…

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    Great idea! I never would have thought of using epoxy to make antler. I make handles for knives as a hobby, and have been searching for ways to make handles without spending an arm and a leg doing so. I especially like your backwoodsy spelling, too. It added a bit of authenticity to the build, and your 'ible was very easy to follow. One suggestion on your sheath: if you had gone back over your stitching, stitching into the same holes in reverse, it would have looked a lot better without much more effort. I will consider making a mold of a real antler in rubber and then pouring it with epoxy, then laying the blade in the liquid epoxy, then reversing for the other side. The mold can be used over and over. If it works, it might even be something to sell on ebay- who knows? Anyway, great 'ible. Keep up the good work!

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  • Starting Succulents in Coffee Grounds

    I just made a collection of Keurig pods for this exact purpose! I ordered some "hen and biddies" seeds, a similar plant. Have you started any plants from seeds in the coffee grounds? Did you have any difficulty with germination? I researched, but could not find anything on using coffee grounds as a plant medium, so this 'ible gives me hope that I will be successful.

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  • Start Desert Rose From Seeds

    I've heard that using Keurig pods is a good way to start them and other desert-type plants. The coffee grounds are a bit acidy (which the plants like, and the bacteria don't) and drain well, and there is a drain hole already in the bottom. You don't have to buy a big bag of planting medium, either, to see if the seeds will germinate. Plus, their small size makes it convenient to start many plants in a small area, and you can just lift the whole plant out and plop it into a bigger pot when the time comes for a bigger home. I just bought some seeds on-line, and coincidentally saw a diy article about using the pods. Any replies?

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  • Semi-Acoustic Electric Guitar From Scratch

    Awesome!! Exceptionally well done 'ible. In fact, one of the best 'ible I have seen. Only complaint I have with it is that I wish you had shown more pictures of the finished product. You made the statement that the top and bottom were solid, and that set it off from most other hollow bodies, but didn't show us a picture of the finished side, which I was looking forward to seeing. All in all, an exceptionally nice guitar. I enjoyed reading your 'ible and looking at your well done accompanying pictures. No one would believe that a teenager built it, by looking at it or by listening to it. You did yourself proud, Jack.

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  • Upright Bass Made From Free (Reclaimed) Wood

    Well done!!! I for one could not tell the difference between the different basses and I love bass. You did yourself proud, sir!

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  • jaxboy commented on FreemanF1's instructable How to Add Color to Wood
    How to Add Color to Wood

    That a really good idea to dye the wood with food coloring. I'm glad I read this 'ible. Now I know to use vinegar to fix dyes in wood using vinegar. Thanks for a well written 'ible.

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  • *Tiny* High-Fidelity Desktop Speakers (3D Printed)

    VERY good job with your first 'ible! You explained yourself very well. Each step was clear and easy to follow. I caught no mistakes, not that I was looking for any. I think you could have made the same enclosure out of MDF, had you had the shop exposure and experience. I, too, have used Parts Express for years. They are my go-to site for speakers and audio-related parts. They have good prices, good products, and good service. All Electronics is a good place to go for small parts, too. Keep up the good work.

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  • Multiscale Hollowbody Recycled Wood Guitar With Composite Fretboard

    Great job! What a smart idea to use strips of wood to make the body. It would keep the body from warping, too! A good way to build the cavities right in without having to need a router, and you can make intricate shapes much more easily, too. Much easier to obtain the materials, and to get the blend of grain you want. Good thinking. For a tighter weave in your material for your composite, you could use common bed sheets or old shirts, too.

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  • Building a Guitar: Telecaster Thinline

    Very nice job, and very well written 'ible! I have 3 guitars, and used to have a violin, a viola and a mandolin, but don't play! I just love music so much. Like Saliari said in "Amadaus", "Why did God make me love music so much and have so little talent?", or something to that effect. If I had the space and talent, I would try to emulate your fine job, and make it guitar number 4. Keep up the good work!

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