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Make Simple Hand Saw Safety Guards Out Of Flexible Conduit

Safety should be a priority in any workshop or tool shed, especially if you have any curious youngsters around. With a little flexible conduit, you can make blade guards for all of your hand saws and avoid accidents.


Use A Tape Measure With One Hand Thanks To The 'Slot' On The Hook

You probably know the basics of how to use a tape measure, but it has a few built-in “features” you may not realise. Case in point: that little slot on the hook can be used to keep the tape measure in place with a nail, or even draw a perfect circle.


Plump Up Saggy Couch Cushions With Just A Few Buttons

Saggy, uneven cushions are a natural part of an old, comfortable couch. That doesn’t mean you can’t spruce them up though. Give your couch a new lease on life and a fresh look by sewing on a few extra buttons, available for a dollar or two at your local craft store.


Add AirPlay Mirroring To Any TV With A Raspberry Pi

AirPlay Mirroring, the tech that allows you to display your iOS device’s screen on your Apple TV, it great, but you need an Apple TV to use it. Instructables user edyboy12 shows how to use a Raspberry Pi instead.


Repurpose An Old PC Power Supply For Use With Your Electronics Projects

It turns out that the power supply unit, or PSU, of a standard desktop computer is the perfect device to energise most of your DIY electronics projects. With rails for 12, 5 and 3.3 volts, it suits a wide range of hobbyist gadget demands. The following guide will show you how to transform a decommissioned PSU into a tweakable DIY power source.


Make A Mini Mallet From A Ball Peen Hammer And Old Furniture Parts

Don’t have a rubber mallet on hand? Convert a ball peen hammer into a mini mallet with an old rubber furniture foot.


Prepare For Spring With A DIY Lawn Mower Tuneup 

It’s hard to believe that spring is almost here, and there’s no better time than now to prepare your outdoor power equipment for the season. In an hour or two, you can tune up your mower yourself, ensuring it starts up immediately and performs to the best of its ability.


Tool School: The Accurate And Tireless Drill Press

A drill press offers better accuracy and more power than a standard handheld drill. Here’s why it should be one of the first standalone shop tools you invest in.


The Best Way To Close A Paint Can Without Making A Mess

After a long day of careful and deliberate painting, the last thing you want to do is get paint in places it’s not supposed to be. This easy trick will ensure that paint doesn’t go shooting everywhere when you close the lid.


Fix A Cracked Pie Crust With A Bit Of Flour And Water

There’s nothing worse than rolling out a beautiful pie crust only to have it crack during baking. It turns out that there’s a super-easy fix, and it doesn’t require any extra dough.


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