11/15/10

Making A Shirt Fold-er:

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Notes:

  • The flip sequence may need to be adjusted for long sleeves or large shirts: left-A, right-A, Left-A, then C
  • Since all my shirts are XL to 2X I am going to modify the C panel by cutting it and creating a D panel.
  • When taping your A panels allow room for the first panel to lay flat in the flipped [closed] position and then tape the second panel in the flipped position over the first A panel also in the flipped position so that you can close the A panels for storage or carrying.

8/2/10

How2 Preserve Your Photographs:

reposted from 10-14-08

Any family photos no matter how recent are important. Whether or not you decide to contribute old pictures to our projects or not you may find the following information useful.

If you do decide to contribute a photo to our project [or anyone else’s] please remember you don't have to contribute the

How2 Scan Photos

[updated and reposted from 8-24-08, new information/notes are in bold purple italics]

One of the wonderful things that computers can do for us, is to help us organize and preserve our old documents and photos. But, because today's home scanners offer higher resolutions and finer quality scans than ever before, their output produces really huge files that can quickly grab all your disk space.

Naturally, most of us think "bigger is better,"

7/26/10

HOW2 Break Into A Garage In 6 Seconds:

Stopping this type of break-in:


Of course not all brands garage doors are the same. The key in this demonstration video is the type of release and more importantly the glass windows. In talking to a garage door installer the key in this video is the ability to see the release, otherwise the burglar would be playing blind with the coat hanger. It could take forever! So if you have the glass windows and this type, or similar, of release cover the windows from the inside.

5/29/10

How2 Make A Homemade Reusable Ice Pack:

I found the first two techniques better than the reusable ones you buy at the drug store.

  1. To make a "small ice pack" :one cup rubbing alcohol, two cups water and one quart size zip lock plastic freezer bag.
  2. To make a "large ice pack" :two cups rubbing alcohol, four cups water and one gallon size zip lock plastic freezer bag.
  3. Use rice to create a mild ice pack. Insert 1 1/2 cups of rice into a sandwich sized, plastic zip seal bag.

5/23/10

How2 Protect Yourself In An Emergency: ICE

The following information is courtesy of  Mary Catherine C. and others, but be sure to read the additional notes below...gdl

"ICE - 'In Case of Emergency'
We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends.
If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would

5/5/10

HOW2 Make A Gum Wrapper Chain

If this video doesn’t help try the links below for step-by-step illustrated instructions and more ideals.  I chose this video because the guy has taken a simple ‘skill’ and turned it into a great savings idea. He’s a genius!  Plus by using dollar bills its a little easier to see what he’s doing.Worlds Longest?  As of April 11, 2007, the chain has 1,201,601 gum wrappers and is 51,276  feet long. Whoa! And get this, he

1/1/10

HOW2 Clean Your Microwave:

•To clean your microwave oven, mix together 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice or vinegar and 2 cups of water in a 4 cup glass microwave safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for two to three minutes. Carefully remove the bowl and wipe the microwave with paper towels. Repeat as necessary.

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