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    • Automotive Maintenance -

      •  AutoShop Online – inventory of do-it-yourself auto maintenance advice from the Car Care Council

      • MechanicNet – Site offers free advice and information related to the maintenance and repair of your car.

    • Appliances –

      • Appliance411 – General home appliance information for consumers including money saving purchasing and servicing tips, getting repair parts, and links to merchants.

      • Do It Yourself Appliance Repair

      • Do It Yourself.com – More than 36 topics, covering everything from appliances, energy saving, and concrete, to woodworking.

      • RepairClinic.com – “Making it easier to repair your own appliances.”
      • Learn2.com – help of hundreds of tutorials – everything from fixing a leaky faucet to defrosting the freezer to curing a hangover.
  • Automation

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  • Blacksmithing

    • Elektric Anvil, The – purpose is the sharing of knowledge, education and to expose the art of blacksmithing to the public

  • Brewing –

    • Brewing Techniques Online – technical magazine for the professional and home brewer. Includes a reference library and supplier directory.

    • Homebrew Experience, The – includes a beginners’ guide, bulletin board, online equipment ordering, glossary, recipes and instructional video clips.

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  • Candle and Soap Making

    • Candle and Soap Making – site has instructions and recipes for making candles, soaps, and related items such as lotions.

  • Construction –

  • BuilderWeb.com
  • Building Materials and Wood Technology - site that covers construction and related materials. Questions about building materials, forest products, wood, economics, and residential construction as well as those about business and marketing in the building materials industry can be answered for free at Ask the Experts. Feature Articles include: selecting windows, decoding building codes, controlling termites and carpenter ants, sizing and calculating loads for headers and beams, watertight details, using span table for joists, and many related topics.
  • ClosetWeb.com
  • DeckWeb.com
  • Do It Yourself.com – More than 36 topics, covering everything from appliances, energy saving, and concrete, to woodworking.
  • Electronic Blue Book of Building and Construction - continually updated construction industry information
  • Fixit Home Page – suggestions and ideas for home improvements. Look them up by room, type of job, or quick tip.
  • HammerZone.com – do-it-yourself home improvement resources
  • The Home Depot – Illustrated step-by-step home improvement instructions

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  • Decorating

    • LivingHome – advice and online tools for remodeling, home repair, and decorating projects.

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  • Electrical

    • Low Voltage Home Pre-Wire Guide – article is intended to present ideas, discuss experiences, and generally assist those building or remodeling a house, who plan on installing low voltage wiring for audio, video, home automation, phone, and data communications.

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  • Furniture Refinishing

    • Furniture Finishing Wizard – The Refinishing Wizard is a community resource for everyone interested in repair, restoration, and refinishing.

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  • Home Improvement

    • Fixit Home Page – suggestions and ideas for home improvements. Look them up by room, type of job, or quick tip.

    • HammerZone.com – do-it-yourself home improvement resources

    • The Home Depot – Illustrated step-by-step home improvement instructions
    • Home Improvement Encyclopedia – from Better Homes and Gardens Online.
    • Home Improvement Highway – Wealth of resources to help improve and remodel your home, including links to magazines and online shops.
    • Home Improvement Net – A ‘How To’ informational resource for home improvement projects.
    • Home Improvement Net Tips – Where you will discover ideas and products that help you maintain and upgrade the value of your home
    • Home Improver Magazine
    • Home Maintenance and Repair – Michigan State University Extension Services database of hundreds of tips on caring for your home and the stuff you put in it. You can find tips on everything from stain removal to controlling carpenter bees to fixing a plugged drain.
    • Hometime – Welcome to Hometime’s How-To Center where you will find step-by-step instructions on over 25 different home improvement and repair topics.”
    • HouseNet. – an online neighborhood with home improvement information for homeowners, do-it-yourselfers and contractors with interactive project calculators, message boards and news about products.
    • How Stuff Works
    • How Things Work (1) – Get beyond fixing things and find out the physics of how they work. Search the archives or ask the professor.
    • ImproveNet – “ImproveNet is a nationwide team of home improvement experts whose mission is to make the home remodeling process more successful for both homeowners and service providers. ImproveNet helps homeowners through every step of their home improvement projects.”
    • Your New House – resources include plans, mortgage calculators, product info, and more than 300 tips.
    • This Old House – access to expert advice on home improvement, remodeling and decorating from America’s premier home improvement TV series on the web.
    • Reader’s Digest – The Family Handyman
    • Natural Handyman, The – “A feast of home repair help, information, humor, and encouragement.”
  • House Plans

    • Your New House – resources include plans, mortgage calculators, product info, and more than 300 tips.

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  • Pests

  • Photography -

  • Plumbing

    •  Ask the Master Plumber

    • Toiletology 101 – complete course in toilet repairs and maintenance. learn how to save water and money by keeping plumbing fixtures in good repair.

    • Learn2.com – help of hundreds of tutorials – everything from fixing a leaky faucet to defrosting the freezer to curing a hangover.
  • Politics

    • Do It Yourself Congressional Investigation Kit – offers a complete consumer guide to who’s ponying up the cash, who’s on the receiving end of the slush fund gravy train, and how it affects tax payers. The relevant Political Action Committees and their puppet politicians are organized by subject: health care, gambling, drunk driving, drug safety, phone rates, and more.

  • Projects

    • DYI: Do it Yourself Network – Companion to the cable television show, DIY offers appealing how-to projects with illustrated step-by-step directions in handy, printable format.

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  • Remodeling

  • Restoration 

    • Adventures in Restoration – Designer offers general advice about restoration projects, including whether to do it yourself or hire a professional.

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  • Stencils

    • Designer Stencils – Choose from a range of stencils to decorate walls and furniture, featuring 18th century, kitchen and garden designs.

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  • Typing

    • Learn2Type.com – This is an experimental interactive website, that provides online touch typing practice exercises, and keeps track of your progress. Practice exercises are tailored to your progress. Access to this website is totally FREE!

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  • Upholstery

    • Upholster! Magazine Online – online magazine contains a wealth of information about all types of upholstery. Free basic and advanced instructions are available for furniture, automobile, and marine upholstery projects.

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  • Water

    • Water Treatment FAQ – Find out what the best water for coffee is, how to improve your drinking water and what to do about smelly water or water that stains

  • Windows

    • Window Shades – “No Brainer Blinds and Shades has information and advice to help you with choosing the right window treatments, decorating your home, keeping your children and pets safe, and much more.”

  • Woodworking

    • Do It Yourself.com – More than 36 topics, covering everything from appliances, energy saving, and concrete, to woodworking.

    • Woodworking Resources: Google

    • Woodworking Catalog – a collection of information useful to woodworkers.
    • Woodworking Page: Sal Marino – advice on staining, removing veneers, or a dozen other practical woodworking and painting topics.
    • WoodNet – site includes tool reviews, links to other woodworking sites, and the heart of the site: 101 Woodworking Tips &Techniques, divided into General Shop Tips, Table Saw, Finishing, Router/Router Table, Gluing, Drill Press/Drilling, Sanding, Planing/Joining, Assembly, Layout, and Clamping.
    • WoodWeb – Database of woodworking resources, including a lumber buying guide, events calendar and a weekly feature on wood types.

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