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How to Hang a Heavy Chinese Screen on a Wall

Chinese screens were originally made to set behind emperors' thrones.

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Powered Mixer Vs. Unpowered Mixer

A mixer is used to control the level, timbre and dynamics of multiple audio tracks.

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How to Draw a Sketch of Your Kitchen for Cabinets

Remodeling or designing a kitchen entails attention to detail, particularly when it comes to planning the cabinets.

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How to Change the Blade on a Taurus II Ring Saw

The Taurus II ring saw has a circular blade, which enables every part of the blade to cut equally well.

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Do-It-Yourself: Patio Cover Plans

Covering your patio provides many benefits.

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How to Repair a Broken Toilet Paper Holder

A toilet paper holder isn't totally indispensable -- you can always store the roll on the toilet tank -- but it's definitely a convenience and worth fixing when it breaks.

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How to Install a John Deere Snow Blade

Steps for installing a snow blade kit on a John Deere lawn tractor, including lubricating parts and installing tire chains for traction.

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Deck Skirt Ideas

Deck skirting conceals the area below a porch or deck, keeping pets and wildlife out while creating an ideal outdoor storage space.

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How to Position Grab Bars in Tubs

Grab bars provide safety for older people and others who may have difficulties lifting themselves out of the bathtub.

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Vitamix 2100 Vs. 2200

Different models of the same machine, the Vitamix 2100 and 2200, provide cooks the options of cooking soup, freezing or blending foods and creating juices with these blenders from the late 1960s and early '70s.

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How to Live in a Teardrop Camper

Teardrops are tiny.

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How to Clean Old Manual Typewriter Keys

As typewriters gradually go extinct, their value as antiques rises.

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How to Anchor a Mirror Flush to the Wall

Installing a mirror flush against the wall and with brackets in the right places is important because mirrors can be heavy and are potentially harmful if they should fall from their mounted positions.

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How to Label Bulk Storage Tanks

No matter what their contents, bulk storage tanks must be labeled.

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How to Find Discontinued Furniture

If you're looking for a particular brand of furniture but would like to avoid paying top price for the latest models, discontinued furniture is the way to go.

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Types of Railroad Hammers

Railroad construction is a heavy and laborious process requiring a high degree of expertise and the use of specialized tools.

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Portapower Hydraulic Tools

Portapower hydraulic tools are industry equipment and are utilized in a large range of applications.

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Professional Gunsmith Tools

Those wishing to be gunsmiths require professional training.

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How to Recycle Plumbing Fixtures

One man's bathroom trash is another man's recyclable plumbing fixtures.

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How to Develop a Senior Housing Facility

Some seniors want to stay in the house they worked so hard to buy.

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What Is a Triplex Pump?

Pumps are used to move fluid such as a liquid, slurry or gas.

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Hanging a House Number Plaque on Vinyl Siding

The house number plaque gives your home a finished look while also making it easier for guests and service workers to locate you.

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How to Manage My Construction Project

You can save money by managing your own construction project.

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How to Add Leveling Feet to Furniture

The primary function of leveling feet for furniture -- also sometimes called glides -- is to compensate for variations in floor level, and they can make your table more comfortable and your cabinet more stable.

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Pegboard Garage Ideas

Pegboards are a functional way to turn a messy garage space into a clean, functional work and storage area.