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Welcome to /diy/, a place to:

Post and discuss /diy/ projects, ask questions regarding /diy/ topics and exchange ideas and techniques.

Please keep in mind:
- This is a SFW board. No fleshlights or other sex toys.
- No weapons. That goes to /k/ - Weapons. The workmanship and techniques involved in creating objects which could be used as weapons or the portion of a weapons project that involves them (e.g., forging steel for a blade, machining for gunsmithing, what epoxy can I use to fix my bow) may be discussed in /diy/, but discussing weapon-specific techniques/designs or the actual use of weapons is disallowed. Things such as fixed blade knives or axes are considered tools, things such as swords, guns or explosives are considered weapons.
- No drugs or drug paraphernalia (See Global Rule 1). If you want to discuss something that could involve such things (e.g., carving a tobacco pipe from wood) that's fine, but make sure it's /diy/ related and doesn't involve drugs or it will result in deletion/ban.

Helpful links:
https://sites.google.com/site/diyelmo/
http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/
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Some friendly suggestions for posting:
- First ask Google, then ask /diy/. Your question will probably be better received if you do so.
- List available resources (tools, materials, budget, time, etc.)
- Try to use pictures and explain the goal, if possible
- Be patient, this is a slow board; your thread will be around for days.
- Share your results! /diy/ loves to see problems solved and projects completed!

There’s a reason we specialize in the modern world, it’s because it’s far more efficient. If you want to repair something on your own you need to invest the money for the tools to get it done, then you need to spend time researching how to fix it and then actually making the fix. This entire process costs you far more time and money than simply paying someone to do it for you.

You are not better than others for learning how to do random repairs and maintenance of things, you are actually dumber than them for not understanding basic economics. Unless you get some personal enjoyment from DIY you are an idiot.
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>>1668882
based Nietzschean anon
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>>1669321
Maybe they will go back to re-inspect their work - this project happened just last week and I'm still in talks with them.
Whether they are a good company is yet to be determined.
Still blaming the problem someone else made on me though, are you a libertarian by chance?
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>>1668882
Based qualityposter
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>>1668861
with that attitude you might as well just hire tyrone to pleasure your bitch whenever you cant get the job done
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>>1668861
I don't have to charge myself for labor hours.
>If you want to repair something on your own you need to invest the money for the tools to get it done
Costs less than paying someone else for labor.
>then you need to spend time researching how to fix it and then actually making the fix
Relative value, and often takes me less time than finding/hiring someone worth spending money on.

I recently got multiple quotes for having a small AC unit replaced on my house. I ended up doing it myself with very few tools and it cost $3,000 less than even the cheapest provided quote.
>>1668882
This post is too good for this board.

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>You've Gotta Be Fuckin' Squidding Me edition

Old thread: >>1662142

All the info you need about 3D-printing: https://pastebin.com/7Sb4TVdy

>Need help with prints? Go to:
https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/

If that doesn't help you solve your print problems, please post:
>A picture of the failed part
>Printer make & model
>Filament type/brand
>Bed & extruder temperature
>Print speed

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>>1669152
Alright, thanks. I'm using a flat PEI sheet. For now I'll just add a disc brim in corners that I think will lift. Ever try strategic IPA on a flat sheet (i.e. IPA only on sharp edges)?
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>>1669231
I assume it's still embedded linux? Just make a service to launch it at boot.
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>>1669243
If $30 is too much money then this hobby isn't for you, poorfag
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>Marlin 2.0 vs Klipper

Upgraded my board to a 32-bit. Blackpill me on what firmware to go with.
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>>1669170
this would be a cool project to try lost plastic casting on

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Or maybe medium density fiberboard?
It looks like common target materials are either cross-sections of stumps, or gluing together cross-sections of 2x4s. Reason is that the knives can't cut through the grain of wood so they won't stick if you just use a wooden board, but if you go at the cross-section then there isn't any grain so it works.
Particle board also doesn't really have grain though right? So could I use that? Anybody want to weigh in on how easy it would be to throw a knife (or ninja star) into particle board? Ideally I want it to stick but not shred it
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>>1668927
Also you won’t shred the fiberboard, that’s the upside to it. You’re not going to take a big chip out when you rip the knife out, which could easily happen with plywood. You will get a couple flakes. And like I said, it’s cheap. Did my workbench top out of MDF because I don’t need to worry when I drill through something, I can slap another layer on top for a couple dollars and a few minutes.
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>>1668935
>Go to Home Depot with a couple ninja stars and test them out, I’m sure they wouldn’t mind.
desu I'm thinking of doing that, they'd only mind if somebody saw me...
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>>1668927
I'd think you'd be better off with some thick cork board, and just plan on replacing it every so often when it gets too torn up.
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>>1669047
I don't really know much about either but I figured cork board would be too weak, is there a reason you'd go with that? Do you think particle board would be too strong and the knife wouldn't stick?
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>>1668927
I feel like the common targets you mentioned are made that way because the endgrain of the wood allows better penetration of the knife and more importantly won't dull the blade or point like other aspects of the wood or other materials.

Your knives might stick in some MDF on day one, but not by next weekend.

Article: How are dartboards made?
https://www.dartbase.com/Sect1/13.html

Hello,
I want to make a little airship filled with hydrogen gas and remote controlled by radio up to 1km.
And what i have need is a thickess fabric to hydrogen gas.
Thatl must be enough permeable to stay at less 1 month inflate and loose less than 50% of the gas.
This fabric can do it ?


https://www.extremtextil.de/en/nylon-tpu-coated-both-sides-650g-sqm-heatsealable.html

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Here's a vaguely /diy/ question boys, what's the easiest, quickest way to destroy these / otherwise render them unusable? They've spread faster than aids in africa in my city and I think I'll start making it unprofitable for companies to do this cancerous shit
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>>1669024
What country?
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>>1669030
Scooters are perfect for sidewalks. Just fine retards that go above 10 km/h on busy sidewalk.
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>>1664437
Why break them if you can make moneyboff of it. bateries are by far most expensive part. buy a gps jammer (or make one yourself, schematics are out in net). spend one night stealing the shit out of them, in spare time strip them for batteries and sell them on ebike forum or something. itll sell like hot donuts.
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>>1669088
You better store them in a faraday cage tyrone, because if even one of them gets a signal for one second, there will be a swat track on its way to breach your front door
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>>1668449
heads up: this will only work on some of the older Bird scooters, maybe some of the spin, and NONE of the Lime.

it used to be trivial to replace the control module and get a free scooter, but now it requires a serial connector and a terminal program that lets you read Chinese characters off the main boards.

it's really not worth it

what are some /diy/ approved vidya?

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Post before and after your work projects.
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>>1665404
1900 would be cheap even for shared in Manhattan or bay area, but they are over the top. Given the size of that place, if it's in any city (esp one that people want to live in and in a good area) then that much makes sense to me.
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>>1666271
You know that tight seal which keeps water from flooding your laundry room anon? Did you know it works for smells too?
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>>1669092
Good job
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>>1655534
Before (or rather, during)
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>>1669352
After (though not entirely finished)

Homebrew General
Ferment your Piss Edition
Previous Thread >>1596780
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>>1669031
You fermented it for 6 days and then drank it?
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I set my very first batch of mead going last night. I didn't use any yeast nutrients or that extra stuff, I'm trying to opt for a more natural method.
I boiled some lavender, blueberry tea, and a heavy handful of crushed blueberries before straining it into the carboy. Does that seem like it would provide enough nutrition for the yeast? It's only a 1 gallon batch by the way. Tits for attention
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>>1669099
she looks like she fucks black guys
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>>1669072
yeah, it was super dry and tasted like soil and vinegar so I poured it down the drain.
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>>1669031
Bacterial infection caused by the grape juice itself. Boil it next time, and use wine yeast or something.

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I WANT TO TASTE THE FORBIDDEN MILK
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>>1669289
I hope that's just a white precipitate solution like barium sulfate and not actually milk, that would start to go bad by the time you had finished all the prep work on this photo.
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>>1669293
Way to over analyze...
Also Machinist reporting
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>>1669000
More like enjoy the particles of swarf cutting up your throat and digestive system.
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>>1669289
>>1669293
I'm pretty sure you can keep milk in the room for a few hours before it gets bad
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>>1669293
thats like an hour tops to fill those jars. ive left milk out overnight and it had not even begun to go bad. are you drinking unpasturized milk or something?

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I was a teacher at Northwestern Technological institute AMA
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>>1667808
were there any subjects you were not allowed to teach?
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>>1667783
Worst paper/project you ever received
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What did you teach?
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12
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>>1667783
Was the administration super sjw? were you?

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I use to jost use some alcohol and a toothbrush and done but my curent phone has a non removable battery..
So how do I clean the corosion
Pic not semi related I have a honor 9
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>>1668851
It's written on the phone SwiftKey changes what you tipe all the time and this is my third languege
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>>1668776
Contact cleaner
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Just replace the USB board every 6 months, and stop wearing down your charging cables. They're $2 and take 10 minutes to replace.
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>clean out corosion
kek
maybe you should have thought of the consequences before jacking off in the bath
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>>1668776
>2019
>not using wireless charging

Can /DIY/ recommend some good starting points for learning about permaculture?

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Do you have a home/property? How much did you pay for it and did you do any immediate work to it? Does it have a working space for you such as a garage or pole barn? Does it have land? Anything scary you found such as structure or wiring? How old and /diy/ were you when you got it and is it your first property? Any advice you would have given to yourself before you bought it? Do you feel at home in it now?
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>>1667568

No u
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>>1667108
Get you a breeding pair of fainting goats. Their inexpensive if you dont care about colors or registration. They are fun as fuck and the kids sell well. Might even offset the feed cost. Bonus points no mowing.
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>>1665627
It's all you can do bro. Good luck. Do t let it get you down.
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https://youtu.be/x2SoT3Wu7pI

I wish I owned 100 acres + an abandoned coal mine in west Virginia
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>>1669287
It's not that bad. I acquired a school bus frame for the track, and a 2 cyl diesel engine from an APU for power. Started fabbing up the trolley section a few weeks ago. Need to buy a few bands next and start building that part. I'll be able to mill 24' with ease. I have less than $200 in it total but I do have a lot of hookups

Dont care for chainsaw mills desu, too much waste and most of my softwood is over 3' diameter.

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I took apart my sink pipes cause my sink plunger thingy got caught in the drain, and when i put it back it leaks.

i must commit suduko for dishonering my famiry.
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>>1665823
This is exactly why you don't ask /diy/ how to diy
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>>1667038
>rubber cement the threads
What the fuck am I reading
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>>1665247
TRY AGAIN
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https://youtu.be/x2SoT3Wu7pI

Use pipe sealant
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hwell, you know what would work, a tap andn die and some wd40


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