Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things

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Readers Digest, Dec 1, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 400 pages
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Provides a collection of household hints involving unexpected uses for common items from meat tenderizer to yogurt, arranged alphabetically, along with lists of the most useful things to have on hand for different jobs and other details.
 

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Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things: 2,787 Ways to Save Money Using Vinegar, Baking Soda, Salt, Toothpaste, Tape, String and Other Common Household

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Use car wax for scratches on compact discs and ketchup to shine copper pots. This collection of tips and odd fixes is arranged alphabetically by ingredient or item. Under each topic is a list of what ... Read full review

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this is the most useful and practical book ive seen in long time

Contents

DISCOVER WHATS HIDING IN YOUR CUPBOARD
10
most useful items for the
18
most useful items for the garden
24
most useful items for quick
32
YOUR COMPLETE
35
Aluminum pie pans
47
Apples
53
Baby powder
59
Earrings
160
Flowerpots
172
Glycerin
178
Icecream scoops
184
Jars
190
Lighter fluid
202
Mayonnaise
208
Oatmeal
228

Balloons
75
Bathtub appliqués
81
Cans
104
Cardboard tubes
112
Cat litter
118
Chicken wire
124
Dental floss
150
Dustpans
159
Oven mitts
234
Paper clips
247
Pepper
253
Return address labels
275
Sandwich and freezer bags
292
Umbrellas
340
Yogurt
386
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