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Home DIY – How to Make a Monogram Doormat!

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Here’s an awesome DIY that shows you how to make a monogram doormat out of a regular doormat.  This is indeed a very good idea as you can make your doormat customized to your liking without spending much money but with some creativity and a can of spray paint.  Brilliant!

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Swiss Gear 10×10 Dome Canopy with Screen!

Here’s a rather cool device for all of you who need a shade and some protection from nasty insects. (if you live in a humid country)

The Swiss Gear 10×10 Dome Canopy with screen is perfect for setting up on your backyard porch/deck, keeping all those bugs away while the screen lets in fresh air you need.

Here’s a review by a customer:

Year after year ordering tent after tent. Finally, this one is fabulous! Easy to put u

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Re-use DIY – How to Make a Soap Holder out of an Onion Bag!

In Asia, particularly South Korea where I am from, people have been using soap holder with meshed bag like below to keep bathrooms smelling nice for decades or as long as I can remember.

Well, here’s how to make your own soap holder with an Onion Bag, it might be a cheap alternative to making your bathroom/closet smelling more soapy!  (or just use it as regular soap)

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Dyson Hack – How to Make a DIY Dyson Cyclonic Vacuum!

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For those of you who want to build a Dyson vac-like vacuum with cyclonic vacuum feature, you might want to check out this DIY that shows you how to make a cyclonic vacuum.  It ain’t anywhere like a Dyson but it may serve as a good alternative if you don’t need all the bells and whistles for paying couple hundred dollar on a high quality vacuum.

A cyclonic separator is used in workshops to keep larger cruft out of the dust collection system. The airflow insid

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Ethernet Hack – How to Make a Remote Garage Monitor!

Are you one of those people who forget to close your garage door before leaving on a vacation to another country?

Well, do not worry as there’s a cool hack that shows you how to make a remote garage monitor so you can check it anywhere including your iPhone or Palm Pre.

Also, you can probably add a simple relay and open/close the garage door remotely.

Problem: My garage is detached from my house, difficult to see if the doors are open from the house. Or maybe I am in a hurry to rid

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Charger DIY – How to Make Energy Efficient Cellphone Charger!

One of the biggest losses of electricity is when you have your cellphone charger plugged into the wall but your phone is not plugged into your charger.  If we could save every little bit of electricity from all the cellphone chargers in the world, this could be significant enough to power a country.  Of course, there are gadgets like CheckTap, which will allow you full control over all your devices that are not powered on.

This

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DIY Speech Controlled Garbage Can!

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We have seen touchless garbage cans all over the place in the last couple years but this DIY speech-controlled garbage can is a better idea that will move via your voice commands.

The garbage can will come to you followin

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Project Runway Sewing Machine!

Now, you can get the exact same sewing machine used on the TV-series Project Runway right on Amazon for $249.99. If you are an avid designer who want to compete against the best, I highly suggest you to get this to practice until you are on the Project Runway show.

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Garden DIY – How to Kill Gophers and Moles with a Solar Powered Sonic Deterrent!

I have to say I’ve been fighting a LOT of gophers while I used to live at my parent’s house.   I did use the Sonic Mole Deterrent which requires 4 D-sized batteries and would run out every couple weeks or so but here’s the solar alternative that will keep going once you insert it into the gophers’ holes.

These Sonic Deterrents basically make noise, which is really annoying to the rodents.  (and to you too.)

Of course, one trick to deterring these nasty little gophers is to not use the Sonic Deterent all the time, m

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Food Hack – How to Fry French Fries and More!

As a person who has cooked french fries, hashbrowns, and other fry-able foods on a regular pot, I know how invaluable a frying gadget can be and I am here to tell you that you can get one of these awesome fryers to cook all your food without all the oil spills everywhere and whatnot.

The Rival 3-Liter Deep Fryer is such a gadget and probably the best fryer on market today.  You can even put the inner bucket into

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