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Windows 10 does not wake from SLEEP mode [solved]

October 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’ve been warned about using the sleep mode, as it’s unreliable and can sometimes get your laptop stuck in a SLEEP mode, not being able to wake up with the usual lid opening or power button press. Today I stupidly put my LENOVO Z50 to sleep as I needed to USB charge some gadget. After […]

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Tags: DIY (do it yourself) · Internet · Software

How to sharpen a chainsaw chain with a rotary tool

June 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is a video guide on how to sharpen a chainsaw chain using the best method, with a rotary tool. You can order the exact rotary tool here Compare prices – chain Saw Sharpening Attachment (the 30° guide and bits kit) :

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Hp officejet 4500 wireless – incomplete or blank prints problem

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

I’ve noticed my printer having trouble with large files, especially long word documents. It would print pages with paragraphs missing or some other parts missing, while it did print short documents ok. My guess was that there was a spool problem or communication problem. What’s stranger, is that documents printed in best quality (instead of […]

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Tags: Computers · DIY (do it yourself) · Software

Removing or Peeling off stamps from an envelope

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments

I’ve been collecting stamps since I can remember….but only now I’ve come to discover this new method of peeling them off an envelope. Until now I would just put them on a few drops of tap water. Problem is , this process is slow, and by the time the water penetrates to the glue area, […]

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Tags: DIY (do it yourself) · Just Fun

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

Jim dunlop volume pedal review & volume adjustment fix

July 15th, 2009 · 23 Comments

This article was meant to be a Dunlop volume pedal (GCB-80 is the model) review but as it turns out, it will be a how-to-fix-it manual as well… Let’s start at the end – this pedal has one “tiny” problem -it does not allow no volume at all, but rather the pedal starts from some […]

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

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