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Top 10 Repair Projects You Should Never Pay For. Top 10 Essential DIY Skills That Aren't as Hard as You Think. I think it depends on your definition of "maintenance.

Top 10 Essential DIY Skills That Aren't as Hard as You Think

" I wouldn't hesitate to change my own oil or something like that but I wouldn't dream of replacing a radiator myself. That isn't my idea of "maintenance. " That's fixing something. Sorry you are afraid of doing that stuff, but even a complete engine rebuild is easy to do, and no you don't need "special tools" unless you call things beyond a hammer and screwdriver "special"

Make Your Own Pocket-Sized, Grid-It-Style Organizer for $2.50. DIY Tangle-Free Headphones with Embroidery Floss. In our post about The Science Behind Earbud Tangles, we showed you that making cords thicker is one of four ways to keep wires from knotting up in your pocket or purse.

DIY Tangle-Free Headphones with Embroidery Floss

Quill and Inks. Build a Third Hand and Get More Tinkering Done. My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends! Reynolds Wrap has lock in taps to hold the roll in place The color on the bread tab indicates how fresh the bread is And those colors are in alphabetical order: b, g, r, w, y.

My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends!

You can divide and store ground meat in a zip loc bag. 20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars!

20 brilliant things to make in a jar

From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Top 10 DIY Miracles You Can Accomplish with a $1 Binder Clip. Alternative rocket casings - APC Forum. We just flew three more of the rockets: All were 3 inch cheap winchester hulls filled to the crimp line with composition, and finished up with bentonite plugs.

Weights with 4' sticks were all between 50.5g and 52.0g. Alternative to Film Canisters [Archive] - The Well-Trained Mind Forums (aka Hive Mind) NYC Resistor » Electronics, Hacking, Classes, and Workspace. 3D Printers: Make Whatever You Want. On most weekends, 14-year-old Riley Lewis and a few of his eighth grade friends gather at his house in Santa Clara, Calif.

3D Printers: Make Whatever You Want

Cubify Invent: affordable design tool created just for 3D printing. Make: Electronics (Learning by Discovery) (9780596153748): Charles Platt. Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists (9780071741675): Dustyn Roberts. Dropping a Magnet Through a Copper Pipe.

A Beginner's Guide to Soldering. Elevator.jpg (JPEG Image, 543x467 pixels) Easily Make a CD Case from a Sheet of Paper. RUBBER WOOD GEARS (RECYCLED ) - by kiefer. This is a true reuse recycle project which will come in handy for some future projects .The gears as you see them are made from two layers of 3/4” plywood glued together and a strip of timing belt from a car engine that was going to the garbage .The timing belt is bonded with GORILLA SUPER GLUE to the plywood hub .These are some pics of how I made them .I rough cut the discs on the band saw then sanded them to size checking the fit by wrapping the belt around the disc and sneaking up to the perfect fit .I cut off a short section of the belt as a alignment piece and clamped at the joint .

RUBBER WOOD GEARS (RECYCLED ) - by kiefer

How to Set Bell Combination Locks. Changing Advertising of phone booth in NYC. Filling the space. Combine Magnetic Primer and Chalkboard Paint for the Ultimate Workspace Wall. How to make a homemade ON/OFF switch. Getting label glue off glass? - DIY - do it yourself - tribe.net. Andy, We live in Phoenix, so completely understand your point about conserving water.

Getting label glue off glass? - DIY - do it yourself - tribe.net

For what it's worth, you can reuse any bin of water to soak a bottle, if you're just trying to remove a label. It's just the moisture from the water you're after. Then, the bottle can just be washed with the other dishes. <i>"other products with long chemically sounding names are in fact natural and/or very safe for people and the environment. Is that true? And, an enormous amount of chemical products on the market are not required to go through long-term studies, to find out if they are, indeed, "safe. " namaste, alex P.S.

LED Throwies. LED throwies consist of only a few inexpensive parts and can be made for ~$1.00 per Throwie.

LED Throwies

You can reference the parts list below or download the attached spreadsheet for more info on parts, part's numbers, vendors and application notes. Part: 10mm Diffused LED Vendor: HB Electronic Components Average cost: $0.20 avg per LED Notes: Cost reductions for larger quantities. Comes in red, blue, amber, white in both diffused and clear. Diffused works better than water clear for the Throwie application. Amp Up a Laser Pointer. From Wired How-To Wiki Illustration by Lab Partners. Homemade Customizable Pressure Switches. Cut a Glass Bottle Using Nail Polish, String, and Fire.