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Jar Pumps Up Radio Tunes by popularmechanics, 1961: Still works today with your mobile phone! #DIY #Jar_Amplifier #popularmechanics

Jar Pumps Up Radio Tunes - EVEN AN IPHONE! "Transistor radios produce a deeper, more melodious tone when placed speaker-down on top of an open fruit jar." This worked in February And it works today for an iPhone

"Jars of bolts and screws that are placed on shelves near power tools often are shaken off the shelf because of vibration from the machinery," according to our July 1946 issue. Clapboard siding, then and now, is beveled. The end that would face downward on a home's exterior is wider than the end facing upward. Nail the siding to the shelf with the flat face down and the wide end at the shelf's edge. This tilts the shelf toward the wall.

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No Sliding on Siding.great idea for a work shop where you get vibrations from equipment.

Better Paper Cuts  How to make neat cuts in large spools of paper. With the spool standing vertically, unfurl the length of paper planned for use. Begin the cut a few inches from the top, slicing downward. The uncut section supports the sheet so it doesn't droop and tear. Snip off the top portion to finish the cut.

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The secret to making neat cuts in large spools of paper: Begin the cut a few inches from the top, slicing downward. The uncut section supports the sheet so it doesn't droop and tear.

Pourable Mason jar.        Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/home-resource-centre/

Pourable mason jar DIY Very helpful for leftover pancake batter or gravy. Any thing that is pourable.

Recycled jars. Paint lid drill hole in lid add knob

DIY: reuse glass jars - remove stickers with goo gone, spray paint lids, punch hole in lid and add drawer knob.So cute! I like exept the knob end sticking into the glass.

How to Remove Labels From Jars (and Turn Jars Into Glassware) — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

How to Remove Labels From Jars (and Turn Jars Into Glassware) — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

The January 1970 issue showed how to reuse a bleach bottle to ease action on a heavily laden drawer. Cut ¾ x 2—inch strips from a clean, empty bottle. Heat the plastic and fold its long side into a ¼-inch lip. Mount the strips at the bottom front corners of the drawer frame. The drawer slides on the strips, reducing friction.

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Improvised Slides for Heavy Drawers Cut ¾ x strips from a clean, empty bleach bottle. Heat the plastic and fold its long side into a ¼-inch lip. Mount the strips at the bottom front corners of the drawer frame.

store an ironing board upright in a closet by mounting a towel rack to a wall. The board's tip slips up under the chest-high rack. It's still a good idea. At the right height, a rack (or a rig made of steel pipe fittings) could support brooms or lumber.

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store an ironing board upright in a closet by mounting a towel rack to a wall. The board's tip slips up under the chest-high rack. At the right height, a rack (or a rig made of steel pipe fittings) could support brooms or lumber.

Crescent as Caliper by popularmechanics, 1965: Use an adjustable wrench to determine a bolt's diameter and match the jaw's reading with a corresponding drill bit diameter. #Hack #popularmechanics

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Crescent as Caliper by popularmechanics, Use an adjustable wrench to determine a bolt's diameter and match the jaw's reading with a corresponding drill bit diameter. just did not remember from where!

Mason Jar Crafts! I'm doing the glow in the dark jar for my kids room!

Love the glow in the dark one! Mason jar crafts: dotted w/ glow in the dark paint, picture in olive oil, pendant lights, soap dispenser or candle holder.

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