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DIY Air Conditioners &150; How to Make your Own Air Conditioner

DIY Air Conditioners &150; How to Make your Own Air Conditioner
September 7, 2010 5:00 PM The California Cooler The California Cooler is a revival of an old technology driven by an insight that's overlooked in these days of engineered indoor environments: Cool air keeps things cool. In the days before refrigerators, pantries in Northern California homes had outside vents that preserved perishables throughout cool nights. With this project, you can bring them back. Liquid-Cooled Car Seats Afraid your baby's seat is getting too hot? Dew Bucket: An Evaporative Drink Cooler Consider these two facts: Evaporation cools things, and bottles can't sweat like people. Portable Air Conditioner This is a $10 air-conditioner built around an ice chest. Garden-Watering A/C Air conditioners can dump hundreds of gallons of water each year. Homemade A/C The mastermind behind these instructions built an air conditioner to circumvent a rule in the office.

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Free Woodworking Plans, Projects, Patterns and Resourceful Information Creative Workspaces | Imagine Education I always imagine to have beautiful workspace in my house. Working from your home is a special thing and you have possibility to decorate your home office the way you want. If you are looking for inspiration for your home educational and work center, you are on the right place. We collected the gallery of creative workspace and you are free to “steal” any idea you love from here. If you have interesting home office do not hesitate to send us image and we will publish it in the next article… Bed plans Easy to build bed plans These bed plans require minimal equipment, and use regular 2x4 construction lumber. They correspnd to the four standard mattress sizes used in north america. Twin bed plan Standard double bed plan Queen size bed plan King size bed plan Bunk bed plans More elaborate bed plans: Daybed plans Fancier style bed plans, Double or Queen See also Bed size comparison Building a bed from 2x4 lumber. Building a day bed Building a queen size bed Napping bench A reader's version of a bunk bed based on my plans More Woodworking plans on my Woodworking web site.

How to Finish Drywall: 18 Steps to Smooth Joints There are few home improvement tasks greeted with more dread than finishing drywall. If you're like most people, you hope that you've already done your last finishing job. Unfortunately, if you enjoy working on your home, you are bound to be confronted by this task again. So it's worth your while to check out the tips and techniques we discuss here. Before You Begin The selection of tools we show here are not the only ones that work. Your selection of compound is just as important as your selection of tools. You also have a choice when it comes to joint tape, between paper tape and self-sticking fiberglass mesh tape. One last tip: If you buy your taping ­compound in 5-gal. pails, which is what we did, be sure to buy an opening tool. What You'll Need Tools: 5-, 8- and 10-in. flexible drywall-taping knives, joint compound pan, bucket-opening tool, electric drill, mixing paddle, respirator Getting Started There are probably as many approaches to the finishing proc­ess as there are finishers.

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Building a Garden Bench Cut the three (3) leg frame parts for each side out of the 4x4s. Each 4x4 will yeild one leg frame. See the diagrams and pictures below. The angles are 15 degrees (or 75 depending on your point of reference) and 30 degrees. Enjoy... How to Build a Bookcase: Step-by-Step Woodworking Plans American Artist I built my first bookcase in middle school. A multitiered assemblage of wooden planks laid across stacks of bricks, it was reminiscent of pieces from the early Flintstone Period--and I was proud to have made it myself. Since that masterpiece, I've built 50 or 60 more, most while working as a cabinetmaker for an interior design firm, where I learned the carpentry skills, design guidelines and construction techniques used in the bookcase shown here. Basically consisting of three plywood boxes fitted with a hardwood face frame, this piece looks built-in because it spans from wall to wall, and is trimmed with molding at the ceiling and floor. On permanent display: mahogany, solid biscuit joints--and a whole lot of class. Making Choices Two pieces of plywood form each side of the cases. The shelves fit into dado joints routed into the case sides. + Click to enlarge Getting Started Start by building a base out of 1x or 2x lumber. Routing the Dadoes Assembling the Case