Sunday, January 18, 2015
instructables.com has done it again with their newest book, How To Fix Absolutely Everything--a homeowner's guide.
Edited by Nicole Smith.
They call this books "Crowdfixing" Each item in the book is accompanied by a URL to visit with the same details.
Fix any problem, big or small, with the help of experienced do-it-yourselfers.
Love to buy in bulk? Create a can dispense that will store 81 different flavors of soup.
Have extra large feet? The homemade velcro sandals should help.
Tripping over your book collection? Turn your bedroom door into a bookshelf.
Learn how to pull that drawstring back out of your sweats or pj's.
Can't miss projects including: hack a mattress into a couch, fix a broken super hero with no glue, install a rainforest showerhead, fix a totaled car, hang your bed from the ceiling, perform reconstructive surgery on your suitcase, and so much more.
There are chapters on the yard, office, kitchen, garage, bedroom, bathroom, living room, laundry room, dining room, and kids' room. Improve, fix, and organize every room in your house.
This book is so cool! I can't wait to delve in to some of the projects. I can't begin to tell you everything that is in the book. However, a few of the items that catch my attention other that what is already mentioned are:
Multi-purpose holder from a kitchen whisk
Patch your jeans without a patch
Walk-in closet makeover on a budget
Raised bed with bookshelves for storage
Make a TV cabinet fit its electronics
New living room pallet table for letting house
Rain-Gutter book shelves
Fixing up old furniture with decoupage
Canvas pocket bookshelf
Angry Birds cable holders
Block base for a fire stand
How to create a mini ironing table
Looks like it's time for me to start saving and rounding up materials to make some of the super cool things in this book!
Disclaimer: I rec'd a copy of this book for the purpose of reviewing it. I was provides some of the shared information for this post. I was not compensated in any other way and all opinions are my own.