Instructables: exploring - - altoids - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:40:18 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Re-paint an Altoids Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-paint-an-Altoids-Tin/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:56:22 PDT
No Nonsense Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Nonsense-Survival-Kit/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:32:57 PDT
Altoids Tin Electric Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Electric-Lighter/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 05:44:09 PDT
DIY USB Altoids Speaker. (Super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Altoids-Speaker-Super-Easy/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:49:31 PDT
A Better Altoids Smalls LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Altoids-Smalls-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 20:45:52 PST
Altoids Portable BBQ !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Portable-BBQ-/
Altoids Portable BBQ !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SMALL.jpg =SMART= I love BBQ's, and upon deciding i needed to be able to grill anything anywhere i created this pocket-sized grill.This tiny grill would be very useful if you were out fishing for example, you could catch some little fish and then grill them for lunch! The possibilities are endless..probablyIf you mat...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 15:52:22 PDT
Urban Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:11:37 PDT
Ultimate Paracord Bracelet Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Paracord-Bracelet-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:34:52 PDT
How to Make Altoids Tin Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Easy-Altoids-Tin-Speakers-Made-from-s/
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 15:23:56 PST
Altoids Survival Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candles-Altoids-Fire-Starters/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:24:45 PDT
Solar Cell Phone Charger made from old parts and an...ALTOIDS TIN ... what else?? http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cell-Phone-Charger-made-from-old-parts-and-a/
Solar Cell Phone Charger made from old parts and an...ALTOIDS TIN ... what else?? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SMALL.jpg veggiecycle What do these 2 items have in common? Well you might carry them together in a purse or backpack. By the end of this instructable they will have a lot in Common. I'm gonna show you how to take the guts from an old LED landscape light and make it into a portable phone charger. HERES THE DISCLAMER " I...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 09:34:45 PST
Altoids Tin Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Alcohol-Stove/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 08:16:15 PDT
How To Make Hot Cinnamon Tooth Picks by Infusing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Flavored-Or-InfusedTooth-Picks/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 05:30:33 PDT
Make a USB phone charger for almost any cell phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-phone-charger-for-almost-any-cell-phone/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2007 10:19:31 PST
Build a 4 x AA USB Altoids Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-4-x-AA-USB-Altoids-Battery/
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Thu, 17 Aug 2006 20:49:23 PDT
Post-Apocalyptic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-Apocalyptic-Amplifier/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 12:30:37 PST
Headphone Amp (Chu Moy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Amp-Chu-Moy/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 05:43:10 PST
Introduction to building individual survival kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-building-individual-survival-kits/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:52:29 PDT
DIY ALTOIDS SMALLS JOULE THIEF FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ALTOIDS-SMALLS-JOULE-THIEF-FLASHLIGHT/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 15:30:33 PDT
Cargador portátil http://www.instructables.com/id/Cargador-portátil-1/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 08:18:24 PDT
Altoid Survival kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-kit-1/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:40:37 PDT
ultimate urban edc kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-urban-edc-kit/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 08:24:21 PST
Altoids Tin Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Speaker/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2008 10:07:43 PST
Covert Altoids Dart Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Covert-Altoids-Dart-Gun/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2009 12:03:58 PDT
Uncle AZ's Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Uncle-AZs-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 21 May 2012 11:36:54 PDT
Copper plated, Domed Altoids Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-plated-Domed-Altoids-Box/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:18:27 PST
QuickType - A new way to type! http://www.instructables.com/id/QuickType-A-new-way-to-type/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:21:29 PST
Double-wide Altoids Project Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-wide-Altoids-Project-Tin/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:56:59 PST
Altoids Tin: Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:47:42 PST
Quick and Easy Altoids LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
Quick and Easy Altoids LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1JMI/I327E1RZ/FLK1JMII327E1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1JMI/I327E1RZ/FLK1JMII327E1RZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1JMI/I327E1RZ/FLK1JMII327E1RZ.SMALL.jpg brianpotter This project will show you how to make an easy, quick (I did it in under thirty minutes), and cheap (or free) LED Altoids Tin Flashlight. Gather Materials/Tools Materials:-1 Switch (any one that you prefer)-2 Ultra Bright LEDs-1 3v Button Cell Battery-Wire-Altoids Tin-Electrical TapeTools:-Solder...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:06:33 PST
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Infinity-Mirror/
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4N6V/I2LMHIQF/FWM4N6VI2LMHIQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4N6V/I2LMHIQF/FWM4N6VI2LMHIQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4N6V/I2LMHIQF/FWM4N6VI2LMHIQF.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs I've never made an infinity mirror before, much less owned one, and thought it was much more complex than it actually was. So during the Deconstruction 2014 (a global hackathon-ish sort of thing), one of our projects became this altoids infinity mirror!What you need: Altoids Tin Mirror that can fit...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:43 PST
DIY SOLAR FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-FLASHLIGHT/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:42:18 PDT
Altoids USB Condenser Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Microphone/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:29:04 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
Smart mint the solar phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-mint-the-solar-phone-charger/
Smart mint the solar phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SMALL.jpg tech savvy Hello everyone Techsavvy here ,   it been awhile since I posted anything , and I  Thought I owe it to my Awesome subscribers to post something I'v been working on ,  Thanks again guys for your support  ;-)  and fellow users  so to start off by saying a couple of things , well for starters I wante...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:59:47 PST
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Yes-Another-Altoids-Tin-Speaker/
Another (Yes, Another) Altoids Tin Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/75WX/HQ0T504Y/FCX75WXHQ0T504Y.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I've seen so many amazing Altoids tin speaker builds out there, both on Instructables and elsewhere and I wanted to try my hand at one too! This project uses two tins (one for the amplifier circuit, battery, charging circuit, switch and jacks, and another one just for the speakers). I wanted to use...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 02:49:09 PST
Tiny Altoids Watercolor Paint Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Altoids-Watercolor-Case/
Tiny Altoids Watercolor Paint Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2X4W/HPQO9MFX/FX42X4WHPQO9MFX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2X4W/HPQO9MFX/FX42X4WHPQO9MFX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/2X4W/HPQO9MFX/FX42X4WHPQO9MFX.SMALL.jpg khilnani A tiny watercolor paint set that holds 5 half pans of water color and fits in your pocket along with your keys. It's perfect to throw into a man purse or diaper bag, whichever you prefer. Personally, I keep this in the car for when I get stuck babysitting the 2yr old during nap time while out and a...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:33:20 PST
Pocket Christmas Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Christmas-Candlelight/
Pocket Christmas Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/7DAD/HPFZZ1N4/F4F7DADHPFZZ1N4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/7DAD/HPFZZ1N4/F4F7DADHPFZZ1N4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/7DAD/HPFZZ1N4/F4F7DADHPFZZ1N4.SMALL.jpg Znaffi What if one day, you are on Mount Everest, at your friends house or just at home and then suddenly wants to get into the Christmas spirit, but you haven't got a nice candlelight by your side? Fear not! The Pocket Christmas Candle is here! What you will need You will need:- A mint tin- Small birth...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:31:24 PST
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST
The Double Sided Modular Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modular-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
The Double Sided Modular Altoids Survival Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SMALL.jpg EyeWander There are Tons of Altoids Survival tins on the Internet but; Mine is Double the Space and is FULLY Customizable ( I will add Velcro later and show you how to add add ons! ) Materials Needed: 2 Altoids Tins Double Sided Sticky foam Duck Tape Scissors Time to Assemble: 15 Minutes Set Up and Asemb...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:56:51 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Altoids tin portable candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-tin-portable-candle/
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:02:02 PST
Compact Survival Kit - 78 Pieces! http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Survival-Kit-78-Pieces/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 02:01:21 PDT
Altoids MP4 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-MP4-Player/
Altoids MP4 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/BKCD/HNTTE1S9/FU9BKCDHNTTE1S9.SMALL.jpg mlevie Hey Folks and inventors this is my first instructable here.I wanna show you how to create an altoids mp4-player.I'm sorry my english isn't the best cause I'm german. What you will need 1st of course an Altoids tin2nd an edding or any DVD marker3rd a sharp knife1 working MP4 Player or 2 broken so ...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 05:07:47 PST
LED Light Up Sims PlumbBob Costume (That green pylon above their head) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Up-Sims-PlumbBob-That-green-pylon-above/
LED Light Up Sims PlumbBob Costume (That green pylon above their head) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KP36/GFRWQTOS/FG8KP36GFRWQTOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KP36/GFRWQTOS/FG8KP36GFRWQTOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KP36/GFRWQTOS/FG8KP36GFRWQTOS.SMALL.jpg mrsayao After years and years of "wanting" to make the green plumbbob from The Sims series, I finally did it! The cool part about the "costume" is that you can wear whatever you want and still be a Sim! I used Dan's instructable, at this link here, in order to get an idea how I wanted to wire the LEDs. [Fi...
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 17:19:37 PDT
Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger (In a tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-In-a-tin/
Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger (In a tin!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/5VEE/H0OJ08Y9/FCB5VEEH0OJ08Y9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/5VEE/H0OJ08Y9/FCB5VEEH0OJ08Y9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/5VEE/H0OJ08Y9/FCB5VEEH0OJ08Y9.SMALL.jpg BrownDogGadgets Last year I made several popular instructables on creating cheap and easy to build USB Chargers. Many people have emailed me about these and offered up many constructive ideas and comments, which lead me to reflect on ways to improve my design. So after a full year of minty smelling solar USB char...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:42:22 PDT
Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmosphere-Light/
Mood Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great night light or just to have for atmosphere. We took our instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/ and modified it a bit. Skip to step 7 to see the changes. Don't forget to check out the supply list though. Materials LED Holder LED (Color) Fender Wash...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:36:05 PDT
Movable Pallet Altoid Tin Watercolor Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-Pallet-Altoid-Tin-Watercolor-Set/
Movable Pallet Altoid Tin Watercolor Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/UG3V/GB3XJOR5/F22UG3VGB3XJOR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/UG3V/GB3XJOR5/F22UG3VGB3XJOR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/UG3V/GB3XJOR5/F22UG3VGB3XJOR5.SMALL.jpg thehaggard There are many Altoids Tin Pocket Watercolor Paint sets out there in Instructibles Land... and for those, I think you all.  But I wanted something a little more adaptable and conformed to some artists' standards.  I am a big fan of 1/2-Pan watercolors by Winsor & Newton, VanGogh, and other paint com...
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Thu, 8 Jul 2010 02:15:50 PDT
Film Canister Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/
Film Canister Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/JBFS/HKM946N3/FIRJBFSHKM946N3.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This film canister flashlight was more fun to build then an Altoids flashlight and feels so much more comfortable in our hands. Don't get us wrong, the Altoids tins are great. We just love the handiness of this little guy and no metal shavings when you drill into it!. We had it out by the pool as a ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:09:19 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hi I'm BudgetBugout and in this Instructable I show you my new and improved Altoids survival kit!  Although this kit is tailored to my specific needs and environment I believe that the basics of this kit are applicable to everyone!  Feel free to leave comments or suggestions so that we can learn fro...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT