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Poor Man’s Humidor Humidification Sticks

Posted: 8th September 2013 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Project, Useful

    Here is a project for the cig­ar smok­er who does­n’t like pay­ing a pre­mi­um price for retail humid­i­fi­ca­tion prod­ucts. It makes use of tubes or small con­tain­ers you may already have lying around the house. I like “Zip­fizz” pow­dered ener­gy drink con­tain­ers because they are sim­i­lar in diam­e­ter cig­ars and lay right among […]

Handy Disc Keeper

Posted: 14th October 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Useful
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        This is a sim­ple but use­ful way to keep a CD or DVD handy, by clip­ping it to the side of your com­put­er or the side or back of your monitor.

Mouse Trap Booby Trap video

Posted: 18th May 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Fun, Note

The Mouse Trap Boo­by Trap detailed instruc­tions have been post­ed. Or, if you would rather watch a video of how to make one, here you go: 

Mouse Trap Booby Trap

Posted: 8th May 2011 by YardGnome
Categories: 1 Star, Fun, Project

      This is a fun device which uses a mouse trap to set off a fire­work “bur­glar alarm”. It can be placed out of sight near where some­one will dis­turb the trip string and — BAM! Watch them jump! A video overview of these instruc­tions is here.