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As we become a lot more conscious of the ingredients in household products many of us are looking for more ways to keep toxins out of our lives. You can find a variety of recipes for homemade cleaning solutions online and while some are more effective than others they’re easy to whip up and frequently […]
There’s no real good way to store your collection of cutting, grinding and sanding discs in your toolbox. They either end up mixed in with your tools or tossed together in a drawer. In either case, it’s a pain to sort through them every time you have to switch to a different disc. As it […]
This hack will have you channeling your inner MacGyver because you never know when you’ll find yourself having dinner alone in a seedy motel while hiding out from “the bad guys”, and then suddenly having to improvise a lock for the bathroom door to hold them off while you escape out the window! In real […]
Trying to finish a project but keep losing track of your bits and small tools as soon as you put them down? Put a stop to this all too familiar disappearing act with this gearhead version of a pin cushion by The Family Handyman. It makes a convenient storage place for the immediate things you […]
Don’t throw out those bread tabs when the last slice is gone, they make great little helpers around the workshop. The next time you use a roll of tape, stick one of those babies on the end so the next time you won’t have to stand there for 5 minutes trying to get your roll […]
Have you ever been working outside or in another room with an electric tool and pulled the plug out of the wall, around the corner? Do this a few times and you’ll end up with bent prongs. Here’s a trick that uses nails to secure the cord next to the plug so you know when […]
With all the digital devices piling up in our lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the web of miscellaneous cables they leave behind. Rather than throwing them in a bin or drawer where they’ll get tangled up, Instructables user berserk, developed a practical and wallet-friendly system using left-over toilet paper rolls. Bundle each […]