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    Broken bricks are frustrating because they can't be used to build structures and can be quite unsightly. Don't simply toss them, however, because you can use broken bricks in numerous ways to ...

    Landscaping Uses for Broken Bricks

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      Concrete blocks are an inexpensive and versatile material for many home do-it-yourself projects. They're convenient to work with, since they're lightweight enough for most adults to lift easily and ...

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      A cinder block bookcase is created by stacking cinder blocks in vertical columns and inserting boards or shelves between the blocks to create storage. This bookcase style is especially common in ...

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