Instructables: exploring - BC78627429331029BC6B001143E7E506 - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:16:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helix-Spiral-Lolly-stick-Lamp-USB-powered/
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Welcome to another project from Cairdy Crafts!This week, we're turning a pile of lolly sticks, 9 LEDs and an old USB cable into a Helix Spiral lolly stick lamp!Check out the video for the video guide and read on for the step by step instructions!Cost Lolly sticks ~£3Old USB cable (free)LEDs (~50p)Ho...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:32:25 PDT
Desktop Air Hockey Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Air-Hockey-Table/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:55:20 PDT
Quick and Dirty Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Mosquito-Trap/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:02:51 PDT
Origami Corsage http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Corsage-1/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:50:10 PDT
PVC Ring With Stone Inlay. http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Ring-With-Stone-Inlay/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:51:53 PDT
flashlight survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/flashlight-survival-kit/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:05:46 PDT
Rustic Card Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Card-Box/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:27:38 PDT
ultimate cleaning formula http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-cleaning-formula/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:34:25 PDT
$1 archery target!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-archery-target/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:04:32 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
Custom Cleaning Wipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-Cleaning-Wipes/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:17:30 PST
DIY Small Metal Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Metal-Camera-Tripod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:05:07 PDT
Leather Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Knife-Sheath-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:13:36 PDT
Cable Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Organizer/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:11:55 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Moulding-Make-your-own-monster/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:44:06 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bluetooth-Stereo-System/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:56:47 PST
Fried Instant Ramen http://www.instructables.com/id/Fried-Instant-Ramen/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:02:08 PST
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Waterproof-Boom-Box/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:12 PST
Incubator / Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Incubator-Greenhouse/
Incubator / Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SMALL.jpg moe khant In this Instructable, I will be guiding you through detailed steps on how to build a small Incubator/ Green House. BOM (Bill of Materials) 1. Black Foam Boards, 20x30" QTY - 4http://www.dollartree.com/office-school/paper-note...2. Trifold Presentation Boards QTY - 5http://www.dollartree.c...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:35:28 PST
Hanging Microwave Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Microwave-Shelf/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:03:51 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sawhorse-strong-cheap-easy/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:44 PST
Cheap natural beeswax polish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-organic-beeswax-polish/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:05:20 PST
The BEST Homemade Cough Syrup EVER http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BEST-Homemade-Cough-Syrup-Ever/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:54 PST
Low budget light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-budget-light-box/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:24:59 PST
2x4 Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Guitar/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:05:01 PST
DIY AA Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Batteries/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
Leftovers Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Leftovers-Workbench/
Leftovers Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia So, my workbench was a hot mess. I originally built it from very few scrap materials. It was wobbly and always covered in tools, because I didn't have a proper place to store them. This summer, I built shelves in the rest of my garage. It was now time to sort out the workbench. The following steps m...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:32:57 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
Wood Valentine Heart Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Valentine-Heart-Pendant/
Wood Valentine Heart Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/EVNC/I66CW1YM/FRMEVNCI66CW1YM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/EVNC/I66CW1YM/FRMEVNCI66CW1YM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/EVNC/I66CW1YM/FRMEVNCI66CW1YM.SMALL.jpg Corinbw I wanted to make something special for my valentine this year, so i made a necklace.You will need:-Some type of woodcutting saw. I used a bandsaw, but a bow saw or even a hand saw would work.-Sandpaper. 100-1500 grit, or just whatever you have.-Finish. Mineral oil or wax or anything would work.-Any ...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 16:10:56 PST
Awesome Shrink Film Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Shrink-Film-Rings/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:53:33 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
How To Make Shrinky Dink Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Shrinky-Dink-Rings/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:56:14 PST
The Solar-Power Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Power-Ring/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:27 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-LED-Plant-Grow-Room/
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I have done a few indoor gardens before, mostly because the weather in Michigan does not allow for a very long season. I recently moved to Phoenix and tried container gardening outside and was disappointed in the amount of pests that decimated my small container farm. So here is my take on a very sm...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:04:21 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
PCB Laminator on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SMALL.jpg Eslam Eldeknawy hello guys who tried to transfer toner ink to pcb by iron?every time we do this we fail maybe 4 times before operation success and for better results you maybe need to buy PCB laminator , it's good machine to transfer toners ink with much heat much pressure .BUT!!!you don't have to pay 150$ to buy n...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Guitar-Picks/
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/Y73P/I5WCQ88H/F1DY73PI5WCQ88H.SMALL.jpg imthemaker Recently I started playing the guitar and it was then I realised something, most picks are pretty ugly... So I set off to make some custom, cool and fun picks that anyone could make Supplies You will need:An old gift card, debit card, or another plastic card alikeA guitar pick template: there are...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:44:56 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Low-Cost-Furniture/
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SMALL.jpg BrianE2 This Instructable will show how to build simple, low cost, sturdy, wood furniture that can look good and last for a long time. I recommend reading through the entire Instructable before you begin. I am not a professional wood worker and some of my methods/materials may highlight this fact. I have ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Inexpensive Homemade Specialty Nut Butters http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Homemade-Specialty-Nut-Butters/
Inexpensive Homemade Specialty Nut Butters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/89Y6/I5P7IW0O/F1189Y6I5P7IW0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/89Y6/I5P7IW0O/F1189Y6I5P7IW0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/89Y6/I5P7IW0O/F1189Y6I5P7IW0O.SMALL.jpg Pygmy Puff in a Beanie My family loves nut butter. We eat about a pound and a half a week (sometimes more!). Though we love the nut butters themselves, we don't always love the price. Especially for those wonderful "fancy" nut butters. Here is an example: a 16 ounce jar of cinnamon raisin peanut butter from Wild Friends F...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 08:04:37 PST
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Yvonne-An-Innovative-and-Cheap-Desk-Tidy-for-under/
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SMALL.jpg imthemaker Meet Yvonne, a modernistic, multifunctional and very affordable desk tidy. This project is perfect for you or as a gift to friends, spouses and other family members.What does it do?Yvonne will hold pencils, pens, makeup, office supplies, candles and pretty much anything within reason. It can sit on ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:21:28 PST
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-PencilPen-Holder/
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SMALL.jpg DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Navagating-a-Dollar-Store-for-Instructables-Hacks/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:29:13 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/10-KitchenCooking-Torch/
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 PST
Homemade Coconut Milk http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Coconut-Milk/
Homemade Coconut Milk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/PS20/I5DT51B8/FPOPS20I5DT51B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/PS20/I5DT51B8/FPOPS20I5DT51B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/PS20/I5DT51B8/FPOPS20I5DT51B8.SMALL.jpg B Takes a Bite It is fast. And easy. Cheap. Tasty. Healthy. And FUN!Let's make our own coconut milk!Whenever I'm looking for milk in the supermarket, I am always surprised by all the additives they put in vegan milk. So I'm happy I always have plenty of alternatives to turn to at home, and here is one of my favori...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:59:50 PST