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Waterproofing a chimney

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

This is an idea I thought about to seal and waterproof my fireplace chimney. Problem with using silicone and other sealants is that the chimney constantly moves. It EXPANDS when hot and SHRINKS when it cools down, so any attempt to seal the chimney and ceiling is temporary. Soon the heat and up-down movement of […]

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Tags: Crafts · DIY (do it yourself) · Home and Garden · Home Improvement

DIY – Build a homemade Guitar Hanger for wall

August 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you decide you don’t want to buy a guitar hanger for a wall, here are simple steps to building one yourself. There are lots of ready to use ones, which are good (I have one in my living room that holds the acoustic guitar), but this time I wanted to make one of my […]

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Tags: Crafts · DIY (do it yourself) · Music · Musical Instruments · Video

How to repair a big carpet burn or stain

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is a manual on how to fix a damaged area in a wall to wall carpet. It’s not expensive to replace the carpet but it involves removing all of the things on the carpet or at least relocating them to one side and then to the other as the carpet is replaced, but as […]

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Tags: Crafts · DIY (do it yourself) · Home Improvement · Video

How to make your own homemade bottle cutter

May 7th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Parts list: glass cutter (buy from AMAZON) 3 bearings 3 bolts + 3 nuts to hold the bearing 3 washers that will only apply pressure on the inner part of the bearing an extra 1 bolt and 1 nut if you intend to hold the glass cutter to the corner with a bolt piece of […]

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Tags: Crafts · DIY (do it yourself) · Home and Garden · Just Fun

The Complete Home Decorator (Hardcover)

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

The house is out biggest investment and the most time spent place for us. I am a big promoter and fan of do-it-yourself projects. Almost every room in my house has something that was built by me. In fact, I built the whole kitchen from raw thick pine wood. The Complete Home Decorator (Hardcover) is […]

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Tags: Books · Crafts · Home and Garden · Just Fun

Repairing orange peel paint defect

March 8th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Following “Scooter and Motorcycle AirBrush Painting – doing it the right way” , on this article I will talk about how to repair a paint defect, or what’s known as “orange peel” paint defect. Incorrect air brushing (lack of air pressure, too little spraying or too fast), will sometimes result in a surface with small […]

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Tags: Crafts · Motorcycles & Scooters

Scooter and Motorcycle AirBrush Painting – doing it the right way

February 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

You got to a conclusion you want to do your own paint job – good for you! nothing makes you more proud of getting the job done right and by yourself! But, there are a few problems and risks with painting a motorcycle or scooter: 1 – you don’t have more than one change of […]

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Tags: Crafts · Motorcycles & Scooters

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