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Potting Bench FirstLook

March 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yesterday was the Spring Equinox, so it was only fitting that we opened the big boxfrom Gardener’s Supply Company which has been sitting in the front office. We are [...]

Makers Faire: Somerville MA

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Union Square in Somerville, Massachusetts was turned into a DIYer/makers playground this past weekend. Artisan’s Asylum hosted a gathering for artists of all types so [...]

Remote Triggers Preview

August 30, 2013 // 1 Comment

The  Audubon Birdcam got us thinking about different ways to remotely trigger (IR, wireless, cable) cameras (cellphone, webcam, DSLR, point-n-shoot). After thinking [...]

IKEA Socker Hack: Window Bird Feeder

May 31, 2013 // 1 Comment

Using items from IKEA for DIY projects is something of a phenomenon on the Internet. A quick search brings back thousands of hacks and ideas. When we first came across [...]

Kenmore Washer Repair

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

We don’t think  about washers and dryers too often. We expect them to work every time we use them, but otherwise we hardly ever give them a thought. A bolt had came [...]

Boxster : Front Rotor Replacement

October 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

The last time we replaced the front rotors was six years and 50K miles ago. While most of those were highway miles and the rotor thickness was still within spec, it will [...]

Boxster : Rear Rotor Replacement

October 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

The rear rotors of the Boxster needed replacing last Fall. We meant to do it this Spring, but things kept getting in the way. With the cooler temperatures here, we thought [...]

Harvesting Iris Seed Pods

October 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Most of the plants in the RainyDayGarden are perennials. When a plant gets too big for its location, the interns will split it. They will either trade it for something we [...]

Plier Holder DIY

October 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Not  every RainyDayProject we do is involved and complicated. Sometimes the projects are spur of the moment, take less than thirty minutes, and can be done with simple [...]

Cutting Board Refinishing

September 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

In July we posted a write-up of a butcher-block top DIY project for the IKEA FLYTTA stainless steel kitchen cart. We mentioned at the end of the article that we had a [...]
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