Category Archive: DIY Projects

Jan 29

Build a PVC Garden Grow Light System

This step by step tutorial of how to build a PVC garden grow light system is an inexpensive way to create an indoor seed starting area. Some seeds need that extra pampering of light, heat and careful watering before being transitioned outdoors. The cost of the PVC for the lightweight 48-inch-long frame is only about …

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Jan 27

Wood Bike Rack For The Garage, Child And Adult Bike Racks

Build racks for all the bikes and scooters that live in your garage space and corral those wheeled menaces. If you have bikes leaning,tossed,crashed or heaped in your space check out these tutorials for building racks to park them in using a few pieces of 2×4, 2×6 and 2×3 wood. While the end product won’t …

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Jan 26

How To Build Your Own Swedish Mora Clock For Under 100 Dollars

Learn how to build your own modern Swedish Mora clock in this tutorial. According to Wikipedia Mora Clocks  “are a type of longcase clock which were made in, and derived their name from, the town of Mora in Dalarna province, Sweden. Production began in the late 18th century and continued through most of the 19th …

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Jan 26

Make Pressed Aluminum Ceiling Tiles From Soda Pop Cans

This step by step tutorial of how to make pressed aluminum ceiling tiles from soda pop cans is true do it yourself project that takes recycling to a whole new level. Originally, decorative metal ceiling and wall ties were made on tin but the do it yourself tutorial will be using aluminum because it is …

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Jan 25

Learning For Free, For Parents, Teachers, Coaches, Students

This is an awesome site for learning. You can learn or use it to help teach others. Homeschooling aid. Help the kids learn more and it is all free. Khan Academy is really available to help pretty much anyone learn or help you help the kids or someone else to learn. According to the site …

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Jan 25

Make Your Old Counter Top Look Like New Granite For Around 20 Dollars

If you kitchen counters are old and outdated but you don’t want to spend the money to replace them this one is for you. This is a nice tutorial on painting your old counters with acrylic paint to make them look like brand new granite counter tops. Pretty Lil Posies did their counter tops this …

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