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Baked Avocado Fries With Jalapeno Sauce Recipe – Healthy And Delicious Snack

Snack time doesn’t always have to mean chips and candy. If you’re watching your weight or just want to try eating healthier for a better overall lifestyle, these baked avocado fries are right up your alley. I have to say, I absolutely love avocados. I put them on nearly everything, but I never even considered [...]

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Crispy Cheese and Bacon Filled Chicken Rolls – An Easy Family Dinner Recipe

Herb flavored cream cheese makes these chicken and bacon rolls a delicious choice for family dinners. Even if you have a busy day and don’t really have time to cook up a wholesome meal, this is the perfect recipe. It takes less than an hour from start to finish and gives you a warm, tasty [...]

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50 Amazingly Creative Upcycling Projects For Old Sweaters

Have I mentioned how much I love to upcycle? You know, when you take something that has served its original purpose and then use it to create something amazing and new? The entire concept just thrills me. With that in mind, I have found 50 amazing ways that you can repurpose your old unused sweaters. [...]

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20 Adorably Creative Upcycling Projects To Repurpose Old Baby Clothes

Baby clothes are so adorable and come in so many wonderfully cute styles, colors, and designs. The bad thing is, most babies only wear those clothes for a short time. Babies grow so quickly that your little one may only get to wear your favorite little outfit once before it’s just too small to wear [...]

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Fried Cheese Sticks With Buttermilk Sauce – The Perfect Appetizer Recipe

The Super Bowl is quickly coming up and many of you may be wondering just what appetizer you should make for the big day. I am such a fan of football and love finding recipes that I can make for Super Bowl parties. I believe that everyone at your game watching party will adore these [...]

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Easy and Delicious Blueberry Pie Just Like Grandma Makes It

Who doesn’t just love blueberry pie? This cobbler style pie is a wonderful treat any day of the week and it’s really easy to make. If you loved grandma’s blueberry cobbler, you’re going to really love this recipe. It’s delicious, especially when you serve it warm with vanilla bean ice cream! You can use fresh [...]

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Cheese Stuffed and Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thigh Rolls Recipe

Chicken is a relatively inexpensive meal if you buy dark meat. White meat can be terribly expensive and unfortunately, not everyone is a fan of legs and thighs. This Chicken Thigh Roll recipe however, may change all of that. Wrapped in bacon and stuffed with cheese, these chicken thighs may be the best thing you’ve [...]

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30 Brilliantly Frugal Ways To Use Old Mismatched Socks

If you’ve ever done laundry, you’ve surely experienced the missing sock dilemma. You know, when you put a pair of socks into the dryer but end up with only one. Instead of throwing out those mismatched socks, you can easily turn them into any number of wonderful DIY crafts. There are so many different things [...]

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30 Mind Blowing DIY Mason Jar Organizers You’ll Want To Make Right Away

Mason jars might just be the greatest invention ever. Whether you enjoy canning with them in the fall or you just have a few around that you use for various crafts and DIY projects, these things are just so versatile! I love how you can totally turn them into something completely different than a mere [...]

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100 Free Crochet Patterns That Are Perfect For Beginners

Do you crochet? Crocheting and knitting are such wonderfully relaxing pastimes. Even if you’ve never held a crochet needle, there are so many wonderful things that you can create. I know, because although I love the thought of crocheting, it’s not my best talent. It took so long for me to figure it all out, [...]

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Camera Display Camera Shelf

Aye, that’s another fine shelf.Similar in construction to the Star Trek Enterprise Composite Shelf, this too is constructed of a corrugated box carboard core veneered with wood popsicle sticks.As a nod to old school photography and a reason to take out the old cameras stuffed in the cupboard for sto...
By: caitlinsdad

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Mega Torch - the Ultimate Guide

Mega Torch Build! Welcome! This instructable has been 'written' mainly as a set of detailed videos (10 in total including the 'fake' advert above). As such, you will find the text is sparse but, this is more than made up for during the in depth descriptions in the vlogs. I hope you enjoy this buil...
By: sjowett

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Plywood Cutting Board

Tools Needed-Table Saw-Clamps-Planer-Slide Miter Saw-Drum Sander (recommended)-Palm Sander Cut Plywood Strips -Acquire 1/2" plywood and set the table saw at 1 1/4"-Cut 18 strips as shown Glue Generously apply glue to each of the strips face and clamp them together like a sandwich. Run throug...
By: MaWebb

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How to Convert a 200W Halogenrod Lamp With a R7S Socket Into a Energysaving 25W Led Version

We had a Ceiling Light in the kitchen with a power hungry 200W R7S bulb in it. As i wanted to have less energy costs, i started to search for a new Led bulb. I found many R7S led rods in different versions. So i orderd a 10W and a 30W R7S bulb on Ebay and tried them in our Ceiling Light. The result ...
By: picposter

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Tic Tac Toe for Nokia 5110

This is classic game of Tic Tac Toe.It is easy project, all you need for this is:3 ButtonsNokia 5110 displayArduino (I used nano) Nokia 5110 This is very interasting display, it is 84x48 and it works with 3.3V so arduino will have no problems with it.If you want to use this screen, you will need ...
By: Dzefri

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Auto Fisherman Hook Setter

We live in west central Saskatchewan, Canada , where it is winter four to five months of the year. Nearby, there are many lakes filled with many varieties of fish including walleye, northern pike, perch, trout, and many others. So, during the winter months, ice fishing is a very popular activity. ...
By: dale1952

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Gravity Falls Journal Three

I've been meaning to make one of these for awhile after getting into the show but I was struggling to come up with a cheap way to do it and still have it look good. After some thinking I came up with a way that only cost me around 10 dollars and it didn't take that long to make. I'm really happy wit...
By: The Outernet is scary

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LED do it yourself night light DIY

LED night light from scrap wood and acrylic. Start with a dry banch and a piece of acrylic glass Saw of three slices from the banch and two rectangular pieces acrylic glass. Stack all parts together and mark the edge on the acrylic glass pieces. Saw the acrylic parts stack it again and drill a bi...
By: FoodforDude

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Concrete Solar Light

This instructable shows you how to make a stand for a solar floor light so you can use it as a stand-alone unit on a table. The stand is made from concrete and therefore perfectly suitable for outdoor use. Moreover the light is eco-friendly and use solar panels to collect sunlight and charge batteri...
By: thescientistformerlyknownasNaegeli

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How to Hide a Screw

We have all been through situations where we needed to screw down two pieces of wood but at the same time we did not want the screw to be visible or to use wood filler.So here is a very quick tip on how to hide a screw.Tools And Materials: Your work piecesA 14 mm chiselA hammer or malletWood glueA c...
By: fs woodworking

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Replacing the starter and overload in a fridge.

My Fridge has been making loud noises when the compressor starts and it got so bad that the off grid inverter for my home struggled to power it. Investigating I found the startup current to be way too high. Using an aftermarket hard start kit I went about fixing my fridge. Accessing the compresso...
By: Mjtrinihobby

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Cardboard Storage Roll

Where I work we go through hundreds of these little boxes, all of the PLC CPU's and IO modules come in them.They are very sturdy and make great little storage boxes, too good in fact to the point I have heaps of them in my van holding assorted components.The papercraft competition has inspired me to...
By: smurray2

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Back-lit Bar Table

It's always good to start with a picture of the final project. This way you can see if the steps I took match how you would invasion this project. Prototype of this project This being the first time I was to build a project of this stature, with a concept and a rough sketch on a scrap piece of pa...
By: MurrayT2

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Snowball Shotgun

Want to win your next Snowball fight? Try building this Snow Shotgun for some winter fun. This design can launch up to 7 snowballs a distance of 10-20 feet and is sure to give you the competitve edge in any snowball fight. The Snowball Shotgun was designed as part of a Dynamics class project through...
By: DanielW307

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How to make a X-Men: "Rachel Summers/ Phoenix" costume

Rachel Summers (aka Rachel Grey, Phoenix, Marvel Girl, Hound) is the daughter of an alternate future counterparts to Cyclops and Jean Grey. The girl has super telepathic and telekinesis powers and was even host to the Phoenix force. Rachel spends some time doing some space stuff, but eventually fin...
By: SpicyPandaCreations

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Router Planning Jig

i had bought a large piece of maple from my local wood supplier. this piece was warpped, craked, and cupped everywhere. i only have a planner that can handle wood up to 12 an a half inches. i was in need of a bigger planner. instead of shelling out the 1500 to 2000 on an old 20 in planner i did a...
By: jgaffney3

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How To Build A DIY Wooden Guitar Stand (Free Template!)

This DIY guitar stand is a perfect beginner build. You only need a few inexpensive tools, a jigsaw and a drill, to build this stand. I designed the stand to fit most electric guitars, acoustic guitars, and banjos, but you could print the template at a smaller size to work with ukuleles and violins.M...
By: craftedworkshop

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Garage Door Pergola

This can be called a pergola, an arbor, or a trellis. Today we're going to call it a pergola. It's a structure designed to allow climbing plants to grow over your garage door. It adds a custom look and a whole lot of curb appeal to the front of your home.We all know the importance of curb appeal. It...
By: Adam Gabbert

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Ikea Mildew Removal

This instructable is designed to help you clean up mildew or mold that is often discovered growing on the backboard or underside of Ikea furniture. What are my options for getting this cleaned up? As I see it you have a couple of options...If the problem is mildew, a grey or white surface fungi,...
By: Stephen Inoue

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How To: Moosewood Vegan Chocolate Cake!

This quick and easy cake recipe is inspired by Moosewood Restaurant. It is not only vegan, but is mess-free and delicious too! To begin you will need:1 1/2 unbleached white flour1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup sugar1/2 cup vegetable oil (I'm using grape ...
By: Charlotte Sullivan

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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