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  1. nodle

    Picnic table

    Built an entire Picnic table yesterday. I thought it would had been a harder job. Only took a couple of hours. Wood material ran about $83.00 followed by about $35 in hardware. We also went a little higher with the legs so it wasn't so low to the ground. Now I need to get some sort of stain and...
  2. nodle

    Simple fixes can save you in the long run

    So we had a small shop vac that my Sister gave me when she moved. My Mom and other Sister were over for Mother's Day and they went to use the little shop vac. Well it wouldn't work. When they were getting ready to leave I saw them taking it with them. I said where are you taking it and they...
  3. nodle

    Building a firepit

    So we had an old fire pit that the old people left here. Basically the inside of a big steel rim buried in the ground. My boss at work has 6 pallets of real nice rock that was meant for the side of a house. He said I could have as much as I want. Said they never used it on a job and got paid to...
  4. nodle

    Miniature castle build

    I saw this yesterday and it seems like a fun little project that would be fairly cheap to get into. Basically uses items found at Walmart etc. and you using a silicon mold. The whole creation process Where to buy the molds
  5. ndboarder

    Soldering

    Anyone do a lot of solder work?  I've generally not been the greatest at this, but one sister-in-law had brought a number of poorly treated electronic devices that needed some work.  I've soldered a 3.5mm jack onto something that was torn off before, so she had hoped I could fix them.  They've...
  6. nodle

    Headlight replacements.

    Ordered some new headlights for my truck old ones were very yellow and cloudy (which I tried to actually clean with one of those headlight restoration kits). Got them in the mail tonight and went out there. Spent maybe a total of 20 minutes and replaced everything. Here is the kicker they even...
  7. nodle

    Rusty chrome cleanup and polish

    Pretty amazing. All you need is a can of Coke and some aluminum foil. http://imgur.com/a/yoekX
  8. nodle

    Solar panel kits

    For some reason I started looking at solar power kits tonight on amazon, then that led me to Youtube videos. Has anyone ever looked into them? It looks like they have come along way. 100 watt system 400 watt system Watching some Youtube videos people really get into them. If I had a...
  9. nodle

    Smoke alarms

    With the new place I noticed that the smoke alarms were the hard wired kind. But when you were pressing the test button they didn't work at all. Just to think these old people lived here 3 years without working smoke alarms. Anyways I ordered some new ones that we installed today. I went with a...
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