I would recommend doing it outside as it stinks and the rust from the steel wool will stain concrete so do it in a shop or over the road. DIY Vintage Wood Stain look. (How to age new wood). Good for all things wood!
How to remove paint from hardware. Hot water in old crock pot paint stripping. Soak painted hardware in hot water to loosen many layers of paint and make cleaning much easier. Works on most paints. Not so on finishes like lacquer.
Why haven't I thought of this? To get rid of the light that comes through the sides of your curtains, slip one of the curtain ring clips onto the rod bracket. No more side light! Also good when using thermal-backed curtains to help stop drafts.
a way to use large spool of thread on a standard machine. set the spool in a heavy cup and bring the thread around the spool pin so it makes a 90 degree turn to the thread guide. Set the cup directly under the spool pin.
When life gives you lemons, clean your bathroom. :D Simply slice a lemon in half and rub it on any hard water stains and rinse clean. Vinegar can also clean away chalk from hard water (I use it for the shower head)
simple sewing DIY to help shirts that slide off your shoulders! Sew snap into inside hem of shirt and clasp it around your bra strap. Also helpful for bra straps that always seem to fall down even when tightened.