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How to extend operational life of garden solar lamps

Most of my garden lamps I did not buy. I found them in the trash during my one-euro-job times. Apparently people threw them out as soon as they did not work. But these lamps are very easy to fix. Most … Continue reading

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What to do with electric teapot that has broken lid mechanism

Some years ago we bought Kenwood electric teapot. I specially tried to get a metallic one so that it lasts longer and does not poison the water in it as plastic ones do. Unfortunately it had plastic mechanism for the … Continue reading

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How to make new tire for wheelbarrow out of two old tires

┬áThis is made in Korea 50 eur aluminium wheelbarrow. It’s rubber tires lasted three years, then they started to crack revealing inner tube. As I used it to transport hay, inner tube was soon pinched. Inner tube could be patched, … Continue reading

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How to fix a broken mp3 player

MP3 player – model BENQ Joybee 130 – this old mp3 player has a good option to change accu without soldering iron. Just replace AAA type accu (a common and not expensive accu available in almost every electronics shop) when … Continue reading

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Get rid of plastic handles

Has it ever happen to you, that a handle of a lid of a kitchen pot gets burned or broken? If not, then aren’t those plastic handles just ugly? It does not mean you have to promote landfill and through … Continue reading

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How to make old LP player spin again

If anyone of you still has one of those old soviet LP players (see picture above) I have an advice for those, whos gadget is not working. The most common problem of these things was not even a needle, but … Continue reading

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