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May 05, 2014

Make Your Own Replacement Knob Using a 3D Printer

Make hard-to-find replacement parts using 3D printing technology and free design software.

April 16, 2014

High Tech Walls and State-of-the-Art Solar Panels

Smart wall materials and sleek solar electric panels from the International Builders' Show

April 12, 2014

Ingenious LED Guide Light Built into Outlet.  Snaps on.  No Wires.

This innovative guidelight requires no wiring and installs in seconds leaving the receptacle free for other uses.

July 17, 2013

Is it a Doorbell, Telephone, Home Monitoring System?  Actually, It’s all Three.

The wireless doorbell and cordless telephone system from VTech does triple duty.http://www.vtechphones.com/doorbell

July 01, 2013

Five Affordable, Easy-to-Do Bathroom Improvements

Five bathroom improvement projects that won't deplete your wallet or eat up and entire weekend

April 11, 2013

Could Your Garage Be Beckoning Burglars?

Tips, techniques and products to keep your garage safe from intruders.

March 23, 2013

The Two-Pronged Approach to Lowering Heating and Cooling Costs

Free or Low Cost Energy Audits Can Save a Bundle on Heating and Cooling Costs

March 23, 2013

Vinyl and Bamboo Bring New Looks and Features to Flooring

Advances in vinyl and bamboo technology need to be seen and felt to be fully appreciated.

February 17, 2013

Advantages of a Tile Wet Saw for Larger, Thicker Tiles

A tile wet saw is an indispensable tool when working with larger, thicker or harder tiles like porcelain.

August 26, 2012

How Can I Keep My Cordless Tool Batteries Charged and Ready to Use

Constant charging can reduce the life of cordless tool batteries.  One solution is to use a 24-hour timer and set it to turn on the charger for fifteen minutes a day.

July 06, 2012

Building My Own Pickup Truck

An up-to-date look at ;GMC's Sierra Denali  and the many options and features available in today's pick-up trucks.

July 05, 2012

The House That Barns Built

Jim  Pendleton built this 41-room house in Spencer, Indiana from the parts of 25 barns he demolsihed.


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