Instructables: exploring - living - life-hacks - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:46:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lawn care trick you need to know: Frig it, sprig it http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-care-trick-you-need-to-know-Frig-it-sprig-it/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:38:45 PDT
Unusual uses for coconut oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-uses-for-coconut-oil/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:47:37 PST
Wine Bottle and glasses Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-and-glasses-Holder/
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By: buildingandblogging

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:04:38 PST
How to Prevent Super Glue from Drying http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prevent-Super-Glue-from-Drying/
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By: Engineer of None

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:33:41 PST
Origami LED Light Lamp USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-LED-Light-Lamp-USB/
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By: Engineer of None

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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 14:12:04 PST
How to Make a Magnetic Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Tray/
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By: Engineer of None

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:31:45 PST
DIY folding mattress box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-folding-mattress-box/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 20:38:47 PST
stick candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-candle-holder/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:24:10 PST
Magnetic Fishing Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Fishing-Pole/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:02 PDT
Quick DIY French Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-DIY-French-Press/
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By: Josh Campbell

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:44:28 PDT
How To Make The Bitty-Q - (A Drink-Can BBQ) #Mikehacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Bitty-Q-A-Drink-Can-BBQ/
How To Make The Bitty-Q - (A Drink-Can BBQ) #Mikehacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Got an itch to grill, but don't have a BBQ handy? Here's an awesome little hack, to satisfy your meaty cravings one bratwurst at a time! Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting aluminum cans will give the metal very sharp edges. Sharp edges cut skin. You may want to use gloves to mitigate any risk....
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:38:06 PDT
DIY Bubble Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bubble-Solution/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:27:58 PDT
add an extra button to your jeans for the best fit http://www.instructables.com/id/add-an-extra-button-to-your-jeans-for-the-best-fit/
add an extra button to your jeans for the best fit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/P9OG/HLXUIOKV/FXXP9OGHLXUIOKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/P9OG/HLXUIOKV/FXXP9OGHLXUIOKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/P9OG/HLXUIOKV/FXXP9OGHLXUIOKV.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink As someone with large hips and a much smaller waist, I've always got the dreaded "gap at the back of the waist" issue with jeans. Larger hips also mean that my jeans stretch out quicker, which leads to them sliding down a couple days after they've been washed.  Belts only make the gaping at the bac...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:14:12 PDT
How to Make a Better Pringles Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Pringles-Can/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:38:45 PDT
Easy DIY transforming purse-backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-transforming-purse-backpack/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 13:14:38 PDT
DIY Crochet Dog Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Crochet-Dog-Harness/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:15:14 PDT
Copycats http://www.instructables.com/id/Copycats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/NN19/H4I7VT6Q/FYWNN19H4I7VT6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/NN19/H4I7VT6Q/FYWNN19H4I7VT6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/NN19/H4I7VT6Q/FYWNN19H4I7VT6Q.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam From designer shoes and lamps to name-brand snacks to a Sugru substitute, Instructables members have a knack for getting inspired and making their own.  This collection of Instructables showcases a range of great re-inventions: copycat instructions for something cool they came across. null null ...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 17:31:03 PDT
Copycat Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Copycat-Challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/KRF6/H4AGK4Z5/FANKRF6H4AGK4Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/KRF6/H4AGK4Z5/FANKRF6H4AGK4Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/KRF6/H4AGK4Z5/FANKRF6H4AGK4Z5.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Copycat Challenge     Thanks to everyone who entered- that was a crazy number of entries! The winners are in, judged by me and two other expert judges. Thanks again for your creative Instructables- I personally perused and appreciated each one, and value your contribution whether or not you...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:03:33 PDT
How to carry multiple bottles using paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-carry-multiple-bottles-using-paracord/
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 21:32:33 PDT
DIY : Eggstractor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY--Eggstractor/
DIY : Eggstractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/K3V8/F9AZJR65/FNHK3V8F9AZJR65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/K3V8/F9AZJR65/FNHK3V8F9AZJR65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/K3V8/F9AZJR65/FNHK3V8F9AZJR65.SMALL.jpg loup226 Very useful way to peel an boiled egg. With this homemade gadget you can peeling over 50 eggs per minutes . Very Very Fast and Easy. Great for introducing kid to the science.0})]] the box take a solid box.wood or plastic or metal.its your choice. Box hole make a hole little bit bigger than th...
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