Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 30

How to Build a Fold-Down Murphy Bar

photo credit thisoldhouse.com

I love this for the deck, patio or swimming pool area. Neat and tidy when not in use but a handy bar when you are entertaining. This old house has the free plans and instructions.

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Jun 30

How To Prepare For Hard Times Where To Buy Food For Long Term Storage

photo credit Wranglerstar

Great video from Wranglerstar for folks that are trying to prep and have a food storage. He tells you what to stock for a family of 4 but what I like is that he tells you where to get the food at the cheapest price.  The items he lists will store for years. He also …

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Jun 30

How to Paint Suitcases – Great For Display and Storage

photo credit songbirdblog.com

I love this idea. Song bird blog shares how to paint old suitcases. I see these at thrift stores all the time and I am going to pick up a few and do this. I can think of so many uses for them. If you live in a small apartment these could provide storage space …

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Jun 30

Turn Your Barbecue Cart Into a Miter Saw Stand

photo credit popularmechanics.com

Very cool tutorial on turning a barbecue cart into a miter saw. I saw this on Popular mechanics and thought this was really neat. For any one that does any wood working this would be nice. The wheels would let you roll it to wherever you wanted it. Nice

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Jun 30

How to Make Pet Beds Using Repurposed Items

photo credit  thisnext.com

Home jelly has a nice little round up ideas for pet beds. Everything from side tables and old tvs to coffee tables and entry way benches like the one in the photo. They removed the bench part and made it into the bed and look how awesome that is.

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Jun 30

Hawaiian Jalapeno Cowboy Candy – Canning Recipe

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S B Canning website shares how to make a sweet hot version of Cowboy Candy therefore creating Hawaiian Jalapeno Cowboy Delight recipe. This stuff is simply addicting and is made every year in my household.

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Jun 30

Rejuvenating solar Garden Lights That No Longer Charge Well

photo credit kriegsman.org

This is a great tutorial from Kriegsman on how to take older solar lights that have solar cells that have gotten opaque from the elements and don’t charge well. The show you how to make those cells clear again and bring new life to your solar lights. Great money saver, and very easy to do.

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