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- Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:08:00 EST 3xbWji3E No.37665
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Hello /howto/,

Most threads on here are asking the users how to do a certain thing. However, let this thread be a celebration of recent projects you have accomplished. I will list mine to initiate the thread. Mine are all just handyman shit since I don't have any serious skills but yours don't have to be home or car repairs, just any project that you figured out "how to" do.

If anyone plans to do any of these projects soon I can offer a bit of advice.

>Changed my radiator.
>Fixed my cracked roof tiles.
>Fixed my running toilet.
>Installed new fridge (also installed water line for it), oven, and dryer.
>Fixed broken cabinet.
>Installed security screens on windows.
>Landscaped entire front and side yard.
>Replaced entire back door including frame.
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Ernest Dunninghall - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:55:27 EST kXcDmgDp No.37792 Reply
how did you go about creating a water line to your fridge?
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Hugh Duckwater - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:36:40 EST VpiUKMSW No.37793 Reply
>>37792
it's not too hard, but I would suggest to op to check all his fittings regularly for the first month, and then periodically, a small leak can destroy your house if it goes unnoticed
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Whitey Chellergold - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:02:18 EST HXq1m3UN No.37794 Reply
>>37665

Awesome thread idea OP

Just yesterday I took an old broken pair of turtle beach Earforce XL1s and opened them, I gutted out all the wire. I removed the mic (I don't game so i don't need it) and I made a hole in the right can to route the wire through (1/4 inch cable won't fit the headband and I prefer having a wire leading to each can instead of the single wire design anyways). I soldered the wires in place and tested each speaker. They both worked so I closed both cans up and joined the ends of the wire with a female 3.5 mm jack.

I think the part im most proud of is what I did with the mic. Its on a little ratcheting swing arm type thing that juts out of headband on the left side. When i remover it there was this ugly open space so I took and cut the end off the little arm piece since it was made to fit in this hole anyways. i glues it on and you almost can't tell that there was a mic there

Sure theyre a far cry from any of my high end headphones but Im not taking a $300+ pair of headphones on the go with me so these will do for travelling. Plus they weren't even mine, a friend of mine was just gonna chuck em after the right can crapped out (9 times out of 10 its just a broken wire) and I took them off his hands. I hate letting shit go to waste when all it takes is an hour or two of soldering to make it work like new again
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Simon Sosslebury - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:25:59 EST 3fSaLnwO No.37796 Reply
>>37792

I got a little T joint to splice the (COLD!!!) line from under my sink, then drilled some holes through my cabinets and ran the line through them, and behind the stove, to the fridge. And like the other guy said check it a lot when it's new until you are sure it won't leak.
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Molly Sillerfine - Mon, 23 May 2016 14:57:34 EST /YJIC6Lr No.37957 Reply
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Over the weekend I helped build and design a bunch of obstacles for a WWII reenactment event. I made hedgehogs, dragon's teeth, and a bunker.

I had a lot of fun doing it.
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Molly Sillerfine - Mon, 23 May 2016 14:58:18 EST /YJIC6Lr No.37958 Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Basil Grimfoot - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:37:20 EST XTUe6OIf No.37960 Reply
My vacuum quit working on me so I finally got around to splicing the power cord of one that a dog chewed up years ago that my sister left in my garage. Works better than mine did.
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Tetragrammaton !!Gm+jdoM7 - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 23:02:47 EST 0RlMyOB9 No.37962 Reply
I recently, with the help of my friend and grandma's boyfriend, built a pergola from the bench swing in my grandma's backyard patio. It's properly and 98% squared up and level with lots of room for addition and improvement. First carpentry foray and I'm very pleased. Also recently replaced and fixed some interior panels and dash area of my car. Weeeeee. Now I have to rebridge my old acoustic guitar.
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Walter Fummlewater - Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:29:57 EST /YJIC6Lr No.37968 Reply
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>>37665
I finally bottled my beer today. Even printed up a badass label.
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Ebenezer Pittworth - Sat, 18 Jun 2016 18:30:13 EST sdYO/lyp No.37969 Reply
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I built a gate to keep my dog from shitting all over my patio. she is not pleased.
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Aval Anches - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:35:30 EST HCVncAVq No.37972 Reply
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>>37968
>creates own Nazi-beer
>can't even spell correctly
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Rebecca Boblinghall - Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:16:59 EST gZmfnciS No.37978 Reply
>>37972

I cant tell if he's a Nazi, or was just going a rally long way for a Mr Skeltal joke
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John Porryway - Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:51:31 EST /YJIC6Lr No.37980 Reply
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>>37972
>>37978

Before you judge me, I should better explain the quote "Doing it all for Doochland" and why it's intentionally misspelled.. It's an inside joke started by a WWII German Reenacting Unit, the 9th SS out of Wisconsin. Who already had this notorious "Animal House Fraternity" of the reenacting world. The pitch was "Since every skinhead organization is filled with rednecks, what if there were rednecks in the actual SS..." Then the entire group does there best impression of a "Redneck Nazi". Some of the more memorable quotes included:

> "Don't you tell me how to Nazi!"
> "The Reich Will Rise Again!"
> "I do thinks to Eva Brawn I wouldn't even do to a farm animal!"
> "We got them there Jute Box 87's you know them scream bombers that go WHOOOOOO!!!"
> "You see we go them Falshm... Fall shim... FURSHINGER! GGGHHHHHHEEEEE!!!! German Paratroopers hell ya!"

And the bit went on and on and I was just rolling on the ground my sides exceeding light speed somewhere near the Horsehead Nebula. So I dedicated this German Dunkelweiss Beer to those clowns and added the quote "Doin' it all fur Doochland".

> pic related, some of the guys of the unit who found a mud hole at an event and jumped in.
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Charles Gedgestuck - Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:49:52 EST sdYO/lyp No.37991 Reply
Expanded my work bench, it's late as fuck now so I'll try to post a picture later
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Phoebe Grandstock - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:17:19 EST 4GSMii3E No.38002 Reply
today i made a shelf
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Cedric Blillychid - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:19:17 EST Mof675hT No.38011 Reply
>>38010
fuel pump access trap is the name of my new harsh noise wall cassette
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Samuel Samblefoot - Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:43:38 EST q1r5UPZe No.38294 Reply
>>38010
What kind of car is this? Tried doing it on my convertible 4th gen camaro...total fail had to drop the fuggin tank
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Hannah Smallshit - Sat, 03 Jun 2017 08:30:35 EST hX/zU/IC No.38322 Reply
nice op, installing a water and gas line are the things i'm not fully confident doing. Also a newb to home elctrical work. If you can do that stuff props
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Phyllis Blurringfoot - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 17:20:29 EST kJAhJKoE No.38327 Reply
>>38011
That's also a 4th gen Fbod. I had no problem making the door and it saved me the burden of pulling the suspension, especially doing it outta my brother's driveway. I used my Dremel 200 and a saw (Part #420)

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