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  • Heated Coat
    Heated Coat
    by bennelson

    In my part of the world, winter is starting right now.  As I have no basement, and my garage is not insulated, I find myself doing most of my work out in the cold. I also have a homebuilt electric car, in which the heat isn't the greatest. On top of that, my wife's car has a heated driver's…

  • slit camera, zenit, low tek
    slit camera, zenit, low tek
    by crazyg

    whats a slit camera do? imagine a thin slice from the middle of a photo then keep taking that photo again and again putting the strips side by side you end up with horizontal stripes ,then something gets in the way of the photo the stripe configuration changes, the film is constantly moving,if so…

  • Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table
    Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table
    by hoda0013

    I recently moved into my first house and was in need of a dining room table.  I saw a picture of a table that used an old section of bowling lane for its top and decided that I'd like to build something similar for myself.  With about 30 hours of work over a few months I was able to turn a tatter…

  • How to make a Macbook Tablet
    How to make a Macbook Tablet
    by MrQuiffster

    iPad too small or too locked-down for you? Build your own Mac Tablet! There are three excellent Mac Tablet builds on Instructables already, so what sets my build apart from the crowd? - The build is self-contained within the original Macbook body. - Instead of using a Wacom tablet such as c4l3b …

  • How to Convert a Laptop LCD into an External Monitor.
    How to Convert a Laptop LCD into an Extern…
    by zerofootprint3

    Hello there. This is my first Instructable A while back I was sitting around and wondering what to do with my dead laptop. I knew the mother board was fried but everything else was still in working condition. As a result, I decided to make an external monitor from my dead laptop and proceeded to…

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Submit your most creative projects out of reused materials! We are partnering with Nokero to give away lots of green prizes.

Nokero (short for No Kerosene) develops and manufactures safe, affordable and environmentally-friendly technologies that eliminates the need for harmful and polluting fuels used around the world. These products have been distributed to 120 countries through a number of distributors in developing countries (e.g. India, Fiji, South Africa, Rwanda, Namibia, Columbia, Guatemala, etc.). We appreciate Instructables' collaboration on this contest and look forward to seeing the creative reuse submissions.

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, December 10, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.


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