Instructables: exploring - - design http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:28:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Potter's Wheel: Treadmill Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potters-Wheel-Treadmill-Motor/
Potter's Wheel: Treadmill Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KE48/IE184MSH/FSMKE48IE184MSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KE48/IE184MSH/FSMKE48IE184MSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KE48/IE184MSH/FSMKE48IE184MSH.SMALL.jpg colemishler I've really had an itch to throw some clay, but since classes and buying a real potter's wheel would be out of the question financially, I decided to build one from scratch. Luckily, there are a ton of resources already out there that helped guide me through the entire process. I based the overall m...
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 22:31:05 PDT
How To Make A Facebook Cover Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Facebook-Cover-Photo/
How To Make A Facebook Cover Photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SMALL.jpg befunky Let's face it: learning Photoshop is hard. Watching tutorial after tutorial on YouTube can discourage even the most eager artist in training and has long been the bane of many small businesses and bloggers alike. But thankfully graphic design can be about so much more than just Photoshop, which is e...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:07:12 PDT
How to Clone or Isolate an Image in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clone-or-Isolate-an-Image-in-Photoshop/
How to Clone or Isolate an Image in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SMALL.jpg thomaspres This tutorial will teach you how to isolate any part of a photo and paste it somewhere else in that or another image through Photoshop. This is a basic and necessary technique for most anyone using Photoshop. Lasso Select Go to your toolbar and select the "lasso" tool. Using this tool, click on a...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:52:37 PDT
DIY | Knit a Hat without a pattern | Basic design made easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Knit-a-Hat-without-a-pattern-Basic-design-made/
DIY | Knit a Hat without a pattern | Basic design made easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/6DBN/IDYKNPOO/FTW6DBNIDYKNPOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/6DBN/IDYKNPOO/FTW6DBNIDYKNPOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/6DBN/IDYKNPOO/FTW6DBNIDYKNPOO.SMALL.jpg Pheiso Dear fellow fiber enthusiast,Want to knit a hat, but...Don't have a pattern or instructions?Lost the label of the yarn but have no clue which weight it is?Or maybe you simply wish to emancipate from other people's design?This is for YOU ! Materials Tape measure and/or rulerT-pins or sewing pinsP...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:47:03 PDT
How to use Verilog and Basys 3 to do stop watch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Verilog-and-Basys-3-to-do-stop-watch/
How to use Verilog and Basys 3 to do stop watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SMALL.jpg alexwonglik I have done this project for an online class. The project is written by Verilog. The clock generator, enable_sr(enable digit) and ssd (seven segment display) modules were provided. My task was to write the top module and counter modules to make a stop watch on the 7 segment display. Originally, the ...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:45:14 PDT
Exploratory Design and Fabrication for Custom Devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-little-computer/
Exploratory Design and Fabrication for Custom Devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SMALL.jpg mokogobo This Instructable documents the exploratory process that I carried out to design and fabricate a device for quickly prototyping interactive systems that incorporate off-the-shelf electronic input and output components. I call this device Pixel.This project was quite large in scope, and while doing i...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:50:00 PDT
Concrete Tire Piers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Tire-Piers/
Concrete Tire Piers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YOYN/IDUQT4DJ/FJFYOYNIDUQT4DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YOYN/IDUQT4DJ/FJFYOYNIDUQT4DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YOYN/IDUQT4DJ/FJFYOYNIDUQT4DJ.SMALL.jpg Tsanabe Some projects require a sturdy base or anchor. It is possible to easily make concrete tire piers that are heavy and secure enough to support and anchor the project to the ground. You may need one of these for a tetherball pole, or two of these for a volleyball net or three of these for solar panels ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:37:46 PDT
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-BUILD-ROUND-PAVER-BRICK-PATIO-LAY-TWO-COLOR/
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy Today I will show you how I build an individual brick terrace. We are looking at a backyards with two small terraces and ponds that were build 20 years ago. Now the owner would like a bigger terrace and the leaking ponds need to go so it's time for a change. The plan is to take out the existing terr...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:18:49 PDT
HOW TO FIX LOW SPOT IN DRIVEWAY+REPAIR PIPE |BLOCK PAVERS REMOVE+LAY COMPACT SAND BED JOINTS INSTALL http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-LOW-SPOT-IN-DRIVEWAYREPAIR-PIPE-BLOCK-P/
HOW TO FIX LOW SPOT IN DRIVEWAY+REPAIR PIPE |BLOCK PAVERS REMOVE+LAY COMPACT SAND BED JOINTS INSTALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy I am repairing a low spot in the driveway caused by a defective concrete pipe below. pavers have to be taken out, pipe needs to be exposed and repaired, pavers need to be put back in place. Thank you for watching!Todays project is fixing this low spot on this paved diveway. the low spot is right abo...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:10:15 PDT
HOW TO MAKE CONCRETE FOOTING FOR GARAGE,DECK,POSTS,CAR PORT,CANOPY,PORCH,H-ANCHORS FOUNDATION http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-CONCRETE-FOOTING-FOR-GARAGEDECKPOSTSCA/
HOW TO MAKE CONCRETE FOOTING FOR GARAGE,DECK,POSTS,CAR PORT,CANOPY,PORCH,H-ANCHORS FOUNDATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy Today foundations for a wood garage are to be made. Some have already been completed but some are still missing, and in this video, I want to briefly show how we make them. We use these H-anchors, which must be set into concrete. These are for 120mm wooden beams, they make them in other sizes too. K...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:02:14 PDT
Ant nest http://www.instructables.com/id/Ant-nest/
Ant nest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SMALL.jpg VanhemelenC Ant nest in plexiglass and MDF for ants who don't need moisture (like Camponotus or Crematogaster).I made this nest as a prototype. My girlfriend doesn't want any ant in the house unless it's nest is design. So I Brainstormed and this came out. I want to attach this kind of nests on the walls in my ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:23:29 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
DIY Longboard Renovation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/EKO2/IDTAM1EG/F6ZEKO2IDTAM1EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/EKO2/IDTAM1EG/F6ZEKO2IDTAM1EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/EKO2/IDTAM1EG/F6ZEKO2IDTAM1EG.SMALL.jpg CoolRextreme Hello all! CoolRextreme here with my first instructable on how I went about renovating an old longboard; How I designed my own deck, from bottom graphics to the grip tape design.It was a pretty fun process, though I didn't think about making it an instructable till the very middle. Sorry about the l...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
jawws t shirt design http://www.instructables.com/id/jawws-t-shirt-design/
jawws t shirt design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/YB3E/IDQHLF0T/FJRYB3EIDQHLF0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/YB3E/IDQHLF0T/FJRYB3EIDQHLF0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/YB3E/IDQHLF0T/FJRYB3EIDQHLF0T.SMALL.jpg FashionAble101 Jaawws shirt design… Made this design myself…..Things you’ll need:scissorsa shirt (duh.)thread ( thick thread ) Step.1cut 1 inch thick cuts in your shirt wherever you like in a straight row like this …step.2 Pinch the strip of fabric so that it forms a crease in the middle like this…..step...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:53:37 PDT
UrbanPlay http://www.instructables.com/id/UrbanPlay/
UrbanPlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SMALL.jpg thegreeneyl How we created a installation made of 200000 eurocents on a 20x40m square in Amsterdam. Concept and planning We were invited by the organization Urban Play to create a participatory installation in public space that will change over time. We were assigned the on Waagdragerhof Square and had a pro...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:58:54 PDT
Hexagonal Stepped Aluminum Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Stepped-Aluminum-Stool/
Hexagonal Stepped Aluminum Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CA66/IDOCYTUI/FDQCA66IDOCYTUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CA66/IDOCYTUI/FDQCA66IDOCYTUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/CA66/IDOCYTUI/FDQCA66IDOCYTUI.SMALL.jpg IanM35 This stool resulted from an effort to utilize manual metalworking tools to realize an elegant and functionally designed stool. Using just a bending brake, a metal shear, a drill and rivet gun, you can construct a stable and functional metal stool out of a single sheet of 18 gauge aluminum. With the ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:44:55 PDT
SYSTEMATIC NARCISSISM (2012) http://www.instructables.com/id/SYSTEMATIC-NARCISSISM-2012/
SYSTEMATIC NARCISSISM (2012) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/ZOR6/IDOVNNDP/FZ5ZOR6IDOVNNDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/ZOR6/IDOVNNDP/FZ5ZOR6IDOVNNDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/ZOR6/IDOVNNDP/FZ5ZOR6IDOVNNDP.SMALL.jpg WE-DESIGNS *Update: Systematic Narcissism has been selected as a Finalist for the Architizer A+ Awards 2013. Please show your support and vote for the Public Vote Award.Systematic Narcissism is a hybridization through the notion of the planetary grid system and the symmetry of narcissism. The installation is b...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:40:06 PDT
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/LOOKDOWN-concept-for-a-sculptural-aquarium-install/
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/94KF/IDON85OV/FIZ94KFIDON85OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/94KF/IDON85OV/FIZ94KFIDON85OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/94KF/IDON85OV/FIZ94KFIDON85OV.SMALL.jpg tankrium Sometimes found objects or scrap materials can be a starting point for a great work of art or design object.Using simple materials the LOOKDOWN was designed as a concept prototype for a large-scale aquarium installation. OVERVIEW – inspiration The inspiration for this project came from found scra...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:56:49 PDT
Useless Covered Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Useless-Covered-Spoon/
Useless Covered Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SMALL.jpg pierjam This tutorial will show you how to make a useless covered spoon originally designed by kkstudio (pictured above). See the entire design series "The Uncomfortable" at http://www.kkstudio.gr/projects/the-uncomfortable. Gather Materials and Tools You will need the following:1. disposable plastic sp...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:03:59 PDT
Tension Series - Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Portal-Bench/
Tension Series - Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SMALL.jpg barclay5426 Following on from my Floating Bed, here's my latest prototype furniture piece... Portal Bench. A seating bench made for interior or exterior use. An off-axis loop connects to two legs, each of which is hand carved (with some help from an angle grinder) into a flowing shape. Steam bent feet and sl...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:21:48 PDT
DIY 4WD car body for arduino robotics projects and RC cars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-4WD-car-body-for-arduino-robotics-projects-and/
DIY 4WD car body for arduino robotics projects and RC cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRXS/IDIN6A9C/F5HQRXSIDIN6A9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRXS/IDIN6A9C/F5HQRXSIDIN6A9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRXS/IDIN6A9C/F5HQRXSIDIN6A9C.SMALL.jpg lordabdo Hi instructables geeks greetings from egypt :) :) ,in this instructable i will show you how to design and make a 4 wheeled car for robotics , arduino , RC cars ..etc. in a easy way just follow me ;) :D Designing the body I used the solidworks program to design the car parts each part alone and...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:49:16 PDT
How to Make a Hexagonal Box from Cuboid Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/HexFromCube/
How to Make a Hexagonal Box from Cuboid Plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/8MGN/IDFW7G0I/F4F8MGNIDFW7G0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/8MGN/IDFW7G0I/F4F8MGNIDFW7G0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/8MGN/IDFW7G0I/F4F8MGNIDFW7G0I.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I've been laser-cutting in earnest for around a year now, but most of my Makes have been either two-dimensional, or built up from 2d layers.To move into the third dimension, there are a number of online "box" generators, of which my favourite is Makercase (created by Jon Hollander), but they only pr...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:48:54 PDT
How To Make A Bracelet Recycling Plastic Bottles - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bracelet-Recycling-Plastic-Bottles-D/
How To Make A Bracelet Recycling Plastic Bottles - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0SIC/IDFS809P/FQK0SICIDFS809P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0SIC/IDFS809P/FQK0SICIDFS809P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0SIC/IDFS809P/FQK0SICIDFS809P.SMALL.jpg Ehlers_TV Today we'll show you how to make bracelets recycling plastic bottles. It's pretty simple to upcycle your old bottles.....All you need:Plastic bottlesIronNail polishKnife or scissorsAfterwards there are two more LIFE hacks....for the upcycling PROs....Have FUN ;-D
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:33:03 PDT
Laser Cut Rubber Stamp Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Rubber-Stamp-Design/
Laser Cut Rubber Stamp Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/OG54/IDBHYYIX/FL5OG54IDBHYYIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/OG54/IDBHYYIX/FL5OG54IDBHYYIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/OG54/IDBHYYIX/FL5OG54IDBHYYIX.SMALL.jpg tatiang I am borrowing from the well-designed How to Run the SparkTruck Stamps Workshop Instructable but tailoring this for a professional development workshop at our school.Goal: Create a wood-mounted, laser-engraved rubber stampMaterials & Tools: Laser cutter No odor laser rubber (the l...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:22:02 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
Basic Gear Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Gear-Mechanisms/
Basic Gear Mechanisms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SMALL.jpg printeraction Cars, clocks, and can openers, along with many other devices, use gears in their mechanisms to transmit power through rotation. Gears are a type of circular mechanical device with teeth that mesh to transmit rotation across axes, and they are a very valuable mechanism to know about as their applicat...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:52:07 PDT
Choosing Greener Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Plastics/
Choosing Greener Plastics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/OTR7/IDBHXGVZ/F4TOTR7IDBHXGVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/OTR7/IDBHXGVZ/F4TOTR7IDBHXGVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/OTR7/IDBHXGVZ/F4TOTR7IDBHXGVZ.SMALL.jpg Jer_Faludi Interested in choosing greener plastics and avoiding toxic crap? Whether you're making fun geekadelic stuff or hardcore Eco-geek stuff, how do you choose healthy sustainable plastics? Think — do you really need plastic? Or would wood or metal work? Plastic is an amazingly useful material, but ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:07:16 PDT
Basic Pulley Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Pulley-Mechanisms/
Basic Pulley Mechanisms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SMALL.jpg printeraction From tank treads to bike gears to fishing lines, pulleys are used all over the place when it comes to mechanical transmissions. All types of pulley mechanisms consist of some sort of flexible belt (chain, cable, rope, etc.) turning around the circumference of a wheel, and pulleys can be incredibly u...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:15:13 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SMALL.jpg printeraction The PulleyBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of pulley systems. This instructable is a tutorial on how to assemble the PulleyBot, but if you are interested in pulley, cable, and chain mechanisms, then I would suggest checking out this Pulley Mechanis...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
Cheaper 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SMALL.jpg markk7 Have you ever uploaded a 3D design and been shocked at the high cost of production? Well I just spent the last few months getting one rude shock after another from various printing services. But I learned a few things the hard way during the process. Getting your prints manufactured in laser-sintere...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 PDT
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizer-A-Keyboard-UI-with-Audio-Output/
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a keyboard UI with five synthesis modes all in Javascript, to show the power of using the audio output hardware pins of Kinoma Create. You can download the open source project now to run in the Kinoma Create simulator.Using the audio output hardware pin is the most flexible and the most com...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:16:22 PDT
Incredible Calligraphy http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-Calligraphy/
Incredible Calligraphy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/G93H/ID7JZH88/FROG93HID7JZH88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/G93H/ID7JZH88/FROG93HID7JZH88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/G93H/ID7JZH88/FROG93HID7JZH88.SMALL.jpg hockeyidiot Create these beautiful word collages. They are simple to draw, and require no artistic talent! Amuse yourself in math class, get your message across in an advertisement, or add some flair to the next letter you send. Materials and Tools The requirements for this project are simple. You ...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:05:52 PDT
Shoe pot plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pot-plant/
Shoe pot plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SMALL.jpg Siva Prasad N V This is a simple project which you can do in 15 minThings you will need: Old shoe Pencil,fabric paint,brushHair dryerSoilPlant Design your shoe Design your shoe using pencil and paint it with fabric paint.If you have a hair dryer use it to dry paint. Soil Put soil in your shoe. Planting Pla...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:14:03 PDT
Bubble Painting for Kids and Artists http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Painting-for-Kids-and-Artists/
Bubble Painting for Kids and Artists - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/KRXB/ID5S86G9/FR7KRXBID5S86G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/KRXB/ID5S86G9/FR7KRXBID5S86G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/KRXB/ID5S86G9/FR7KRXBID5S86G9.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia For a little fun on a warm summer day, try painting with bubbles! This technique can be a fun activity for the kids or a great design element for an artist. Thanks to poofrabbit for showing us how to dye with bubbles though I prefer to work with paper and paint. Materials watercolor paper or blo...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:36:54 PDT
Build a Bouldering Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bouldering-Wall/
Build a Bouldering Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QQV3/ID2XBYSO/FOZQQV3ID2XBYSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QQV3/ID2XBYSO/FOZQQV3ID2XBYSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QQV3/ID2XBYSO/FOZQQV3ID2XBYSO.SMALL.jpg geetha kenny When the entrance fee to the climbing centre was getting too expensive, I decided I should build my own wall. Also, I get to train on finger strength and endurance right in my own room :D Find a Space My room had a beam emerging from the ceiling of one wall. I wanted to lean my bouldering wall ...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:15:20 PDT
Two Wheel Robot Design & Simulate http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Wheel-Robot-Design-Simulate/
Two Wheel Robot Design & Simulate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/REWI/ID0PSWK1/FCHREWIID0PSWK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/REWI/ID0PSWK1/FCHREWIID0PSWK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/REWI/ID0PSWK1/FCHREWIID0PSWK1.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus If you've read my other Instructables you know I have a love for LED and lighting. Another area that also simultaneously intrigues and frustrates me is robotics.Two wheeled robots are very popular as they can teach you a great deal about robotics, electronics and programming. They also provide a nic...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:21:52 PDT
Painted 'leather' bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-leather-bracelets/
Painted 'leather' bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/8SY1/ICZ4UK4C/F6O8SY1ICZ4UK4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/8SY1/ICZ4UK4C/F6O8SY1ICZ4UK4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/8SY1/ICZ4UK4C/F6O8SY1ICZ4UK4C.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput If I'd have to name one thing I can't get enough of, it's bracelets. Braided, knotted, folded, anything! But I hadn't tried painted bracelets yet. While on vacation in Italy/Germany, I saw a lot of really nice leather bracelets. And when I say a lot, I mean a lot . Among them were also a lot ofpaint...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:38:03 PDT
Recycled Wire Wrapped Key Pendant Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wire-Wrapped-Key-Pendant-Tutorial/
Recycled Wire Wrapped Key Pendant Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/GWMU/ICZ4PUE9/F7DGWMUICZ4PUE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/GWMU/ICZ4PUE9/F7DGWMUICZ4PUE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/GWMU/ICZ4PUE9/F7DGWMUICZ4PUE9.SMALL.jpg JewelryLessonVideos http://www.JewelryLessonVideos.com in association with Purr-fectly Unique Jewelry presents: Recycled Wire Wrapped Key Pendant Tutorial. Learn how to recycle an old key and turn it into a dazzling pendant that you can string from your favorite chain! Published jewelry designer Susan Karczewski comb...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:08:05 PDT
Triadic Wire Wrapped Multi Stone Necklace Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Triadic-Wire-Wrapped-Multi-Stone-Necklace-Tutorial/
Triadic Wire Wrapped Multi Stone Necklace Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2VDT/ICZ4PVZW/FQB2VDTICZ4PVZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2VDT/ICZ4PVZW/FQB2VDTICZ4PVZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2VDT/ICZ4PVZW/FQB2VDTICZ4PVZW.SMALL.jpg JewelryLessonVideos http://www.JewelryLessonVideos.com presents: Triadic Wire Wrapped Multi Stone Necklace Tutorial. In this lesson, published designer Susan Karczewski and the owner of Purr-fectly Unique Jewelry Design Studio and Boutique in Pierceton, Indiana teaches you how to wire wrap multiple stones together to ...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 06:04:14 PDT
Kid's Toolbox: Great for toting toys and tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Toolbox-Great-for-toting-toys-and-tools/
Kid's Toolbox: Great for toting toys and tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Every junior carpenter needs a sturdy toolbox for his or her ‘working things.’ This easy-to-assemble toolbox project is perfect for toting toys and favorite tools.What you’ll need for this project:Tools & EquipmentMiter box / circular saw / miter sawMeasuring tapeHammer / egg beater drill / screwdri...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:44:53 PDT
3D Printed Shave Stand Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Shave-Stand-Design/
3D Printed Shave Stand Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/LZIJ/ICRXO2C7/FS7LZIJICRXO2C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/LZIJ/ICRXO2C7/FS7LZIJICRXO2C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/LZIJ/ICRXO2C7/FS7LZIJICRXO2C7.SMALL.jpg JonathanD3 I have a Double-Edge Razor and brush, which I want to store together, with the brush upside-down so it can properly drain the water. I turned to 3D printing, and measured the size for the brush and razor with my caliper. Files A SLDPRT and STL, feel free to use as you please! Good luck printing! ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:56:12 PDT
3d Printed GoPro Type Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-GoPro-Type-Sign/
3d Printed GoPro Type Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JRBJ/ICRXKN4A/FB4JRBJICRXKN4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JRBJ/ICRXKN4A/FB4JRBJICRXKN4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JRBJ/ICRXKN4A/FB4JRBJICRXKN4A.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I built this CamelBak Gone GoPro Mount Instructable and I noticed many curious faces while filming. I also just got a metric boat-load of stickers printed to promote my YouTube channel. I realized that I need a small sign on my camera so the curious can learn more about me and see the video I was ma...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:43:26 PDT
REDESIGNING MY LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/REDESIGNING-MY-LAMP/
REDESIGNING MY LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3O16/ICQSVZQB/FGM3O16ICQSVZQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3O16/ICQSVZQB/FGM3O16ICQSVZQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3O16/ICQSVZQB/FGM3O16ICQSVZQB.SMALL.jpg elianiruiz Today we will redesign a lamp, because it looks boring and with the help of the silhouette and vinyl cutter can transform anything you want.Materials:Lamp, screen or whatever you want to redesign.Vinyl your favorite colorTransfer paperSilhouette cutter Picture Silhouette software to create or cop...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:31:43 PDT
Simple DIY End Table for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-End-Table-for-10/
Simple DIY End Table for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This great little end table is made entirely out of a quarter sheet of plywood, which costs only $10, if you cut up from a full sheet, or $20 if you buy the pre-sized 2' x 4' sheet at the home improvement store.The design is really simple, but very nice and it's an easy build utilizing a nail gun an...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:08:39 PDT
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
Henna http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-one-get-henna-ready/
Henna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/SPFK/ICMHJI4A/FQASPFKICMHJI4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/SPFK/ICMHJI4A/FQASPFKICMHJI4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/SPFK/ICMHJI4A/FQASPFKICMHJI4A.SMALL.jpg pissanetzky you can purchase henna online.first when you have your henna you want to cut the tip the size of your details (you don't want to cut it to large start small) Step 2 find a design to find a design you could go online for an idea or just improvise Step 3 draw you want to draw the idea on your sk...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:35:41 PDT
Guide to creating a mood in Lightroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-mood-in-Lightroom/
Guide to creating a mood in Lightroom! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/DXHL/ICM6YGE3/FAPDXHLICM6YGE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/DXHL/ICM6YGE3/FAPDXHLICM6YGE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/DXHL/ICM6YGE3/FAPDXHLICM6YGE3.SMALL.jpg anthonybolognese Taking pictures is fun, we all know that. But when you get back into the comfort of your home office or all cozy with some tea and your Macbook in bed, you may become disheartened at how "bland" the pictures you were so excited to have taken turned out. I mean they're in focus, the lighting is ...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:42:56 PDT
My Shapeoko 2 Workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Shapeoko-2-Workflow/
My Shapeoko 2 Workflow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/HS45/ICID4GTF/FQMHS45ICID4GTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/HS45/ICID4GTF/FQMHS45ICID4GTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/HS45/ICID4GTF/FQMHS45ICID4GTF.SMALL.jpg jordantallent This is a short little Instructable to explain how I design parts to be machined on my Shapeoko 2 CNC machine from Inventables.com. Everything that I do will be using free software or web based services, nothing fancy at all! The only official CAD training that I have is for printed circuit boards...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:42:52 PDT
From Garbage To Avant Garde Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Garbage-To-Avant-Garde-Dress/
From Garbage To Avant Garde Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/BWIR/ICICXI6J/FV0BWIRICICXI6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/BWIR/ICICXI6J/FV0BWIRICICXI6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/BWIR/ICICXI6J/FV0BWIRICICXI6J.SMALL.jpg Mey Lynn I made this avant grade dress for the Keep Orlando Beautiful, Trash 2 Trends Fundraiser in Orlando, FL. The garment is made entirely out of garbage and recycled items (except for a zipper!). Luckily I took several pictures of the garment as it was being made and I will explain, step by step, how I c...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:37:07 PDT
Building a Bike: Custom Honda Hobbit Moped http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Bike-Custom-Honda-Hobbit-Moped/
Building a Bike: Custom Honda Hobbit Moped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/4N24/ICICUBH7/FEX4N24ICICUBH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/4N24/ICICUBH7/FEX4N24ICICUBH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/4N24/ICICUBH7/FEX4N24ICICUBH7.SMALL.jpg MattTheMaker I bought a 1981 Honda Hobbit a while back, a fun little relic from an oil crises before my time. I expected to ride it for a year or two, save a bunch of money on gas, and make it a lil faster. I quickly fell down the rabbit hole, spent the gas savings on parts, and made it a lot faster.This is a ro...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:04:03 PDT
Snow-chain toiletpaper hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-chain-toiletpaper-hanger/
Snow-chain toiletpaper hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0J72/ICGWADD5/FBA0J72ICGWADD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0J72/ICGWADD5/FBA0J72ICGWADD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0J72/ICGWADD5/FBA0J72ICGWADD5.SMALL.jpg cutelittledevil When I heard someone say she wanted to make a snow-chain toiletpaper hanger, I had no idea how she imagined that, but when I found a set of snow-chains on a fleamarket I went for it.I am quite pleased with the result :) Supplies you are going to need:A snow-chain. (out of a set you can make 3 hanger...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:08:11 PDT