Instructables: exploring - living - life-hacks - hack - popular Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:45:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Safely Hammer a Nail
Safely Hammer a Nail - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell This is the smartest and safest trick I've seen for protecting your digits when hammering a nail. Simply hold the nail with a wooden clothes pin! Even a seasoned hammer wielder like myself can miss, so I say, give safety the green light and go for the ouch-free gold. Supplies hammerwooden clothe...
By: Paige Russell

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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 21:57:04 PST
The Mighty Button | Sugru
The Mighty Button | Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture A free program called "Autohotkey" can do magic with your keyboard, mouse or game controller. You can assign different functions to the buttons, that way you can save a lot of time.From opening a specific application, web page or folder to more complex tasks - all done with a click/push of the butto...
By: ShakeTheFuture

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:32:52 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains
Milky window - makeshift curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> spunk When you live on a students budget you want to spend as little as possible on rent. In Germany the concept of dormitory isn't as common as in the US, most students here live in the city center in "shared apartment communities". That's how I lived the last few years and I'm pretty happy with my housi...
By: spunk

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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Convert Any Radio Into a Guitar Amp
Convert Any Radio Into a Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Turn any radio into a guitar amp.This is probably one of my favourite hacks that I have ever stumbled across! It’s so simple that anyone with a soldering iron and screwdriver can do it.All radios have an amplifier built into them – it’s how your able to increase the volume. What this hack allows ...
By: lonesoulsurfer

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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:56:55 PDT
Sugru Eyeglass Screwdriver Hack
Sugru Eyeglass Screwdriver Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid Our local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, was asked to create with Sugru for the "September 2014 Build Night with Sugru". I decided to secure those little eyeglass screwdrivers I always seem to lose, with Sugru. I also plan to add a strong neodymium magnet to hold the loose screws so they don't get misp...
By: Tater Zoid

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:37:14 PDT
Personal Bottle Float
Personal Bottle Float - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Refreshing beverages poolside is something we all look forward in summer. Usually you have to leave the water to grab a cold one, as drinks in the pool either sink to the bottom or get watery while you're holding onto them. With a bottle flotation device your drink can stay afloat and always close...
By: mikeasaurus

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:22:29 PDT
Fix a Broken Car Key
Fix a Broken Car Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo Micro-chipped car keys cost like $50 to replace. Who wants to pay $50 to fix a broken plastic loop? Yet who can stand to see their key suffer away from his friends and family on the key-chain? Suffer no longer, my sad, disconnected key friend. Here's a 5-minute, 5-cent fix. Drill a Hole in Your Ke...
By: solobo

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:15:51 PDT
How to repair your diswasher with sugru
How to repair your diswasher with sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru After years of service, the plastic coating on dishwasher racks are prone to wear and the metal frame rusts. It's only a matter of time before they break and become unusable. Replacing these parts can be expensive and often the components are no longer available which means that you need to buy a n...
By: projectsugru

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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:07:40 PST
Coiling a USB power cord
Coiling a USB power cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> pizzidave This is an easy way to tidy up cord that are too long or in the way. Great for the car or desk. Materials USB cord for your device (Got mine at Dollar Tree) Pencil Blow-dryer Tape Wrapping the cord Starting at one end of the pencil, tape down one end, leaving about 5 inches of slack. Wrap th...
By: pizzidave

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:27:49 PDT
How to Increase Your WIFI Speed with a Soda Can (Video) The Best Hobbies Blog Dramatically improve your wifi speed with a simple soda can.  Here is a link to the youtube channel- Here is a link to the Facebook page-
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:40:57 PDT
Wear Ear Buds the RIGHT Way!!!
Wear Ear Buds the RIGHT Way!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> vmathur3 Tired of ear buds that keep falling? Have to adjust them every 10 seconds? Then this instructable is just for you!Ear phones don't fit everyone. Especially the ones without Silicone tips. Some people have ears that just don't let them go in properly. I just bought a new pair for running, but they ju...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:12:41 PDT
Favourite Lighter Forever Hack
Favourite Lighter Forever Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> n01z Keep your favourite lighter graphics to re-use after the lighter is empty.Materials Needed:1- Graphic BIC Lighter (empty)1- Normal BIC Lighter (full)1- Knife/blade Make Cuts Use a sharp knife to cut a straight line around the circumference of the lighter (not too deep, just enough to cut through ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:10:25 PST
pocket lock pick set
pocket lock pick set - More DIY How To Projects]]> g-tech a lock pick set that you ca make yourself that fits in your pocket for easy storage, and hiding.( note I'm not responsible for what you do with this set so practice good judgment) gather the materials you need are: hack saw blade key ring flat piece o metal( mine was a shishkabob stick) the too...
By: g-tech

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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:28:39 PDT
how to carry a pen with your MOLESKINE
how to carry a pen with your MOLESKINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> pomarc there are many good instructables on how to build a pen holder for your moleskine notebook.I'd like to propose another simple simple simple solution, to carry your pen with your moleskine without building anything.This solution does not require you to modify your notebook. All you need is... well......
By: pomarc

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Wed, 5 Sep 2007 13:51:17 PDT
Hidden Sleeve Business Card Dispenser
Hidden Sleeve Business Card Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> jacco1997 The business card is considered an extension of yourself in Japan. It is treated with great respect. Meanwhile, in America, people often spend minutes combing through chunky wallets, purses, and binders for their business cards. It's time to ditch this fiddling around and streamline card handouts.  ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:25:38 PDT
How to easily use key rings. kondzio29 Simple, fast, and useful tip for using keyring easy way! You need just a small file, and keyring! Enjoy watching my video ;) No more hurting your fingers! *[*video takes part in Burning Questions Contets*]* If you like my idea, leve me a comment below and vote on me. kondzio29 ...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 03:16:38 PDT
How To Easily Use Key Rings M3G Key rings are annoying. It's a pain to open them, and sometimes they snap shut before you manage to get the key on them. Fortunately, you can solve this problem with a quarter *Mobile users: if the video doesn't play click on "MVI 0893" and it will open. Instructions - Get a coin about the size of...
By: M3G

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:25:22 PDT
Trampoline/Pool Noodle Hack NErDy NErDs I first have to say, this is not my original idea.  I found this idea on Pinterest and decided to try it.  I do not know who the credit goes to for this awesome idea.  When I click on the picture (on Pinterest) it just takes me to a larger picture, not the site it was posted from.  That being said, ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 18:14:34 PDT
Vintage Oil Lamp From Coke Bottle
Vintage Oil Lamp From Coke Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> smitty16 This is a cool rainy day project if you are looking for something fun to do.  most of my projects originate from boredom, but today I was looking for something to do because it was raining and I was stuck inside all day. I spent alot of time online and i found a bunch of these cool looking oil lamps...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:13:02 PDT
How to Get Free Electronic Samples
How to Get Free Electronic Samples - More DIY How To Projects]]> mshbi This instructable will show you how to get free electronic parts. That's right 100% free electronic components sent right to your door. Some manufactures and suppliers give their parts away for free for people to test them. I will put all of the companies that sent samples to me under a category det...
By: mshbi

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:10:21 PDT
College Hacks - How to Pull an All-Nighter (The RIGHT Way!)
College Hacks - How to Pull an All-Nighter (The RIGHT Way!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker It is back to school time once more, and you know what that means!  After you've procrastinated studying for that exam or working on that final project, you have to pull yet another all nighter.  They are fun at first, but after a few years they start to wear on you.  Some people even get a hung-ove...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 11:57:35 PDT
Quickly Remove a Store Security Tag
Quickly Remove a Store Security Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lextone So my neighbor ordered some stuff online from a big chain dept store, and when it came it had a store security tag on it. She came to me and asked if I knew anything about removing it without activating the GPS module and releasing the dye pack and nerve gas. I told her I would see what I could do.....
By: Lextone

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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 05:27:23 PDT
Minimalist iPhone Wallet
Minimalist iPhone Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> FryGuy2086 I am a minimalist. I have a very thin and sleek card holder I use for a wallet, but at times, even that is too much. There are some ok options out there for carrying just the essentials (money clip, etc.), but nothing was quite right. Because I will always have my phone on me, I figured, why not mak...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:59:16 PST
hooked toothbrush
hooked toothbrush - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus I like brushing my teeth in the shower but don't like how the toothbrush always slips through my shower caddy and onto the floor, I also sometimes forget where I leave my toothbrush when I move it between the shower and the sink. I wanted a way to leave my toothbrush in the shower, not fall onto the...
By: mikeasaurus

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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:21:19 PDT
Save $200 in 2 Minutes and have the World's Best Writing Pen noahw Hack together your very own Mont Blanc writing pen for only $15 in about 2 minutes! This video is entirely based upon the awesomely successful Instructable Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen.  Mont Blanc pens employ some mighty fine technology and are widely regarded as on...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:15:08 PST
Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen
Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> kingant transform a $3 pen into a $200 pen in just seconds. Mont Blanc pens are the worlds finest writing pens but they make specialized refills so you must buy their $200+ pens to use their amazing ink...until now. This is the easiest hack/adaptation to give anyone the king's writing ink. null Go out ...
By: kingant

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Mon, 10 Apr 2006 16:58:31 PDT