Instructables: exploring - living - pets - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:51:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Frozen Dog Treats http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Frozen-Dog-Treats/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:32:49 PDT
Flintstones Inspired Desert Reptile Hide http://www.instructables.com/id/Flintstones-Inspired-Desert-Reptile-Hide/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:46:34 PDT
Laser Etched Dog Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Dog-Tags/
Laser Etched Dog Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/Z4OZ/IC5C6KJ4/FU7Z4OZIC5C6KJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/Z4OZ/IC5C6KJ4/FU7Z4OZIC5C6KJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/Z4OZ/IC5C6KJ4/FU7Z4OZIC5C6KJ4.SMALL.jpg MandyStultz Help keep your pet safe by giving them an identification tag in case they get lost. While many pet stores have machines that will create tags for you, if you have a laser cutter at home, why not make your own? Get Tag Blanks Laserbits.com is a great site if you own a laser cuter and need raw mate...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:41:39 PDT
Peanut Butter, Banana and Carrot Pupscicles http://www.instructables.com/id/Peanut-Butter-Banana-and-Carrot-Pupscicles/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:28:48 PDT
PVC Dog Washer - Self Standing http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Dog-Washer-Self-Standing/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:38:12 PDT
PVC Chicken Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Chicken-Waterer-1/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:17:21 PDT
Homemade Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dog-Toy/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:08:46 PDT
Fun food dispenser for cats. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-food-dispenser-for-cats/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 18:28:25 PDT
Cheap and Easy Pvc Handheld Dog Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Pvc-Handheld-Dog-Washer/
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By: zowzow

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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 15:18:18 PDT
The Awesomest Coolest Easiest Water Bowl for DOGS & CATS! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesomest-Coolest-Easiest-Water-Bowl-for-DOGS-/
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:28:56 PDT
DIY: How to set up a fish tank http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-set-up-a-fish-tank/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 13:09:31 PDT
PVC Chicken Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Chicken-Feeder-1/
PVC Chicken Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/PH0N/IBQCFNY1/F6VPH0NIBQCFNY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/PH0N/IBQCFNY1/F6VPH0NIBQCFNY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/PH0N/IBQCFNY1/F6VPH0NIBQCFNY1.SMALL.jpg ugarxfish A simple, inexpensive way to feed the chicks and minimize waste! Parts Needed! For this project, we found everything at Lowe's. We opted for PVC drain pipe rather than the schedule 40 (standard) PVC pipe & other pieces due to length of the curve at the bottom when completed & cost of pieces. He...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 15:11:24 PDT
The Hive Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hive-Project/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:03:17 PDT
Summer Treat for Dogs, Beat the Heat http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Treat-for-Dogs-Beat-the-Heat/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:09:50 PDT
Tortoise's Floating Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Tortoises-Apartment/
Tortoise's Floating Apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Q3YQ/IBIVJVZP/F6RQ3YQIBIVJVZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Q3YQ/IBIVJVZP/F6RQ3YQIBIVJVZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Q3YQ/IBIVJVZP/F6RQ3YQIBIVJVZP.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 It has been a while since I built my first tortoise house,and after a deep thought, I decided to upgrade the house to bigger and larger space so the tortoise can exercise more. Plus, the tortoise grows quite quick, large space will definitely be better option.Materials you need for this instructabl...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:38:59 PDT
Turning a bookshelf into a lizard habitat. http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-bookshelf-into-a-lizard-habitat/
Turning a bookshelf into a lizard habitat. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/XN9R/IBC2JKM1/FYNXN9RIBC2JKM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/XN9R/IBC2JKM1/FYNXN9RIBC2JKM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/XN9R/IBC2JKM1/FYNXN9RIBC2JKM1.SMALL.jpg Kscraftshack My son wanted a bearded dragon lizard for his birthday. After much research into habitats we decided we would make our own (for a fraction of the cost!)Here's what you will need:A bookshelf! (we purchased a cheap 5 shelf bookshelf for $32)Window screen materialStaples/Staple gunCaulkBranchesSand (we...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:09:00 PDT
Homemade Dog Food - for Sensitive Tummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dog-Food-for-Sensitive-Tummies/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:12:43 PDT
Simple Snake-Catching Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Snake-Catching-Snare/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:59:00 PDT
Small Dog Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Dog-Coat/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 04:45:19 PDT
Cat Shelves and Hideaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Shelves-and-Hideaway/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 23:59:53 PDT
TV Fish Tank / Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Fish-Tank-Aquarium-1/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 21:09:14 PDT
No Silicone DIY yeast CO2 reactor and diffuser for planted aquariums http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Silicone-DIY-yeast-CO2-reactor-and-diffuser-for/
No Silicone DIY yeast CO2 reactor and diffuser for planted aquariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y2P1/I9WYR4JY/F2KY2P1I9WYR4JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y2P1/I9WYR4JY/F2KY2P1I9WYR4JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y2P1/I9WYR4JY/F2KY2P1I9WYR4JY.SMALL.jpg scuellar mesa After having to re-do the silicone on so many jars because the CO2 un-glued the silicone from the bottles, I needed a new way that provided me with CO2 for my aquariums but no need to constantly be checking if the silicone was the reason I am not getting as many bubbles.My husband kept complaining a...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Snail Care And House http://www.instructables.com/id/Snail-Care-And-House/
Snail Care And House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/E7WQ/I9TR7DEP/FSIE7WQI9TR7DEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/E7WQ/I9TR7DEP/FSIE7WQI9TR7DEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/E7WQ/I9TR7DEP/FSIE7WQI9TR7DEP.SMALL.jpg Izzayzayy1 Hi!!! This instructable is going to tell (and show) you how to create a snail house and care for your snails. Snails are really cheap or free to look after so they are the perfect pets if you are on a budget... Equipment 1) A large container depending on how many snails you have. You could find o...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:08:06 PDT
How to Hide a Stinky Cat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hide-a-Stinky-Cat-Box/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 08:47:40 PDT
Iot Pet feeder ( intel edison) http://www.instructables.com/id/Iot-Pet-feeder-intel-edison/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 10:08:14 PDT
Dog House (cottage style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-House-cottage-style/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 18:43:55 PDT
Upcycled Cat Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Cat-Feeder/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 22:14:53 PDT
Ventilated Cat Litter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventilated-Cat-Littler-Box/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 22:30:26 PDT
DIY Double Dog Leash/Lead http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Double-Dog-LeashLead/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:49:28 PDT
Proper Cat Ownership, Care, Training, Tips, and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Proper-Cat-Ownership-Care-Training-Tips-and-Tricks/
Proper Cat Ownership, Care, Training, Tips, and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2V7P/IBNHK429/FZ22V7PIBNHK429.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2V7P/IBNHK429/FZ22V7PIBNHK429.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2V7P/IBNHK429/FZ22V7PIBNHK429.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Hello Everyone! Anyone who shares a house with a loving (or maybe not so loving?) feline companion knows that you don't own cats, they own you! We will begin with the moment you decide that you just have to have a cat. This 'ible is packed with facts, tips, and even some neat tricks that you can tea...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:46:20 PDT
Improved Easy Pet Screen Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Easy-Pet-Screen-Door/
Improved Easy Pet Screen Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6T48/I8LGPJ49/FDZ6T48I8LGPJ49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6T48/I8LGPJ49/FDZ6T48I8LGPJ49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6T48/I8LGPJ49/FDZ6T48I8LGPJ49.SMALL.jpg Scottbus We have a couple of dogs, one of which is a giant puppy who wreaks havoc on pet doors. After a couple of screens became casualties to her being just a little too large for the door, we decided to build our own. The key features we were looking for included durability, size, and transparency (so we w...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:06:14 PDT
CATPISS - preparing your cats for the Apocalypse http://www.instructables.com/id/CATPISS-getting-your-cats-prepared-for-the-Apocaly/
CATPISS - preparing your cats for the Apocalypse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EVT6/I78VPAWJ/FI1EVT6I78VPAWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EVT6/I78VPAWJ/FI1EVT6I78VPAWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EVT6/I78VPAWJ/FI1EVT6I78VPAWJ.SMALL.jpg bricobart When the Apocalypse comes, I'm gonna be prepared. I don't want to be driven by the events and I'm not going to resist in a classic way. I'm going to anticipate. It's not only about me, in fact. Everyone around me needs to be ready. Physically ànd mentally.Like you know, a lot of cats are sharing our...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:51:03 PDT
Pull Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-Dog-Toy/
Pull Dog Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/6ZNZ/I8G5S13S/FQI6ZNZI8G5S13S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/6ZNZ/I8G5S13S/FQI6ZNZI8G5S13S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/6ZNZ/I8G5S13S/FQI6ZNZI8G5S13S.SMALL.jpg diy-master Hi folks!My dog is to strong for regular toys:)Because I didn't find perfect toy, I made it by my self :)His first toy it withstand only 2 weeks. And another 2 weeks when I repaired it. What I needed 1. filler from his old toy2. strap3. fire hose4. needle5. cord Sewing and filling I made very ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:49:40 PDT
Heavy Duty Washable Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Washable-Pet-Bed/
Heavy Duty Washable Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/WPTY/I8FQW0SF/FOKWPTYI8FQW0SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/WPTY/I8FQW0SF/FOKWPTYI8FQW0SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/WPTY/I8FQW0SF/FOKWPTYI8FQW0SF.SMALL.jpg ka285808 I have two main problems with store bought pet beds, dog beds in particular since my pet is a Boston terrier. The first is that they are not durable and cheaply made. I have lost count of the number of beds that Lily, my Boston have demolished. She ripped a hole in one bed, pulled the stuffing out,...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:04:22 PDT
Quick Cheap Doggy Rain Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-Doggy-Rain-Jacket/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:30:21 PDT
Dog Biscuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Biscuits/
Dog Biscuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2GWI/I8EBEJVH/FDV2GWII8EBEJVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2GWI/I8EBEJVH/FDV2GWII8EBEJVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2GWI/I8EBEJVH/FDV2GWII8EBEJVH.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Do you have a dog that loves treats? Here's an simple recipe for a delicious dog biscuit.Miles and Roxie love these treats. Ingredients I bet you have most of the ingredients in your cupboards already:1/3 cup hot water1 tsp chicken bullion1 egg1/2 cup canned pumpkin1/2 cup creamy peanut butter--...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:58:50 PDT
Pet First Aid Kit - Simple, Inexpensive, and Effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-First-Aid-Kit-Simple-Inexpensive-and-Effective/
Pet First Aid Kit - Simple, Inexpensive, and Effective - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VBOB/I8FQQUF6/FJBVBOBI8FQQUF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VBOB/I8FQQUF6/FJBVBOBI8FQQUF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VBOB/I8FQQUF6/FJBVBOBI8FQQUF6.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver A few years back on one of the colder nights in January my fiance' and I found a small lost pup along the road. After searching high and low for his owner with no luck we decided to take him in as our own. Since then he has been a constant companion to the both of use, tagging along on evening wal...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:15:29 PDT
Hungry Cat Tin Can Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Hungry-Cat-Tin-Can-Feeder/
Hungry Cat Tin Can Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/G6O3/I84BHNAV/F88G6O3I84BHNAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/G6O3/I84BHNAV/F88G6O3I84BHNAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/G6O3/I84BHNAV/F88G6O3I84BHNAV.SMALL.jpg Tsanabe About one year ago a feral mother cat had a litter of kittens in my yard. I managed to capture all of them and at the appropriate time had them all neutered and spayed. The kittens grew up to be tame, while the feral mother cat comes and goes. I feed my cats at set intervals during the day and it ha...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 21:25:32 PDT
Dog Leash from Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Leash-from-Paracord/
Dog Leash from Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/G22O/I81GEJ3C/FDSG22OI81GEJ3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/G22O/I81GEJ3C/FDSG22OI81GEJ3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/G22O/I81GEJ3C/FDSG22OI81GEJ3C.SMALL.jpg jdavis8 I have been meaning to get this written up for a while, so here we go! You will need a sturdy snap of some sort, strong enough for the weight of the dog you are using it for. Then two pieces of 550 paracord at least 25 feet long, giving you a leash about four feet long. I sometime just get the 5...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:41:18 PDT
How to Set Up a Reptile Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-Up-a-Reptile-Terrarium/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 22:30:01 PDT
Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Egg-Hunt-for-Dogs/
Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/N5MJ/I800XKSB/F95N5MJI800XKSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/N5MJ/I800XKSB/F95N5MJI800XKSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/N5MJ/I800XKSB/F95N5MJI800XKSB.SMALL.jpg bobcatsteph3 This is a very fun game for dogs, and if you're like my family, you'll surely be an entertained spectator! We treat our dogs just as any other family member and that means full participation in holidays. Our dogs have always enjoyed a good game of hide-and-seek with us, as they age, I've purchased a...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:45:04 PDT
DIY Cat Toilet / Potty Trainer Sturdy and Re-usable! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Toilet-Potty-Trainer-Sturdy-and-Re-usable/
DIY Cat Toilet / Potty Trainer Sturdy and Re-usable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/A0JI/I7W1SBSM/FZJA0JII7W1SBSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/A0JI/I7W1SBSM/FZJA0JII7W1SBSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/A0JI/I7W1SBSM/FZJA0JII7W1SBSM.SMALL.jpg musiq021 I have two cats, I hate doing the litter box, and I have a spare toilet in the basement that no one uses. I tried the CitiKitty a few months back (it was gifted to me) and it didn't work out because at the time I was sharing the litter covered bathroom with the cats and lost patience. This time arou...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:38:05 PDT
easy window shelf for cats and other light uses like a garden. http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-window-shelf-for-cats-and-other-light-uses-li/
easy window shelf for cats and other light uses like a garden. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/V3TE/I7SVWK5J/FCQV3TEI7SVWK5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/V3TE/I7SVWK5J/FCQV3TEI7SVWK5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/V3TE/I7SVWK5J/FCQV3TEI7SVWK5J.SMALL.jpg 2nup350 I have two cats . There is exactly one window on the ground floor that faces south. That makes it irresistible to them, and it is also the place where I want my kitchen table. Here is my solution, a shelf that hangs from the window ledge and does not put holes in the wall that the landlord might not...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:08:30 PDT
72 hour Emergency Fish Tank Heater for $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/72-hour-Emergency-Fish-Tank-Heater-for-1/
72 hour Emergency Fish Tank Heater for $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/8VM9/I7MYABCX/F0B8VM9I7MYABCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/8VM9/I7MYABCX/F0B8VM9I7MYABCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/8VM9/I7MYABCX/F0B8VM9I7MYABCX.SMALL.jpg TheBettaGarden If you have tropical fish you need a 36-72 hour Emergency Tropical Fish Tank Heater. They only cost about a $1 to make (without the height adapter seen on the right). Use multiple Emergency Heaters for larger fish tanks. Keep a few ready for the next power outage.One Emergency Heater will last app...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:06:38 PDT
Super Mario Cat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Cat-Box/
Super Mario Cat Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/G7N0/I7RGCWJH/F0AG7N0I7RGCWJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/G7N0/I7RGCWJH/F0AG7N0I7RGCWJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/G7N0/I7RGCWJH/F0AG7N0I7RGCWJH.SMALL.jpg MrJumbles This write up is how I built it the rough cost was about $100-$120 in materials, However before you begin, you should know if I was to build it again. I would do the following differently which should also bring your cost down to about $60-$80- Make it smaller. Mine is 15x15X45 all said and done,...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:32:34 PDT
Acrylic Terrarium Makeover with UV Faux Mushroom Platforms http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Terrarium-Makeover-with-UV-Faux-Mushroom-P/
Acrylic Terrarium Makeover with UV Faux Mushroom Platforms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong In its 20 years my acrylic tank has housed a variety of fresh and salt water fish, including seahorses, and for the last year it has been home to my two hermit crabs, Snake Pliskin and Handi-Crab. Knowing how much hermit crabs like to climb, the vertical format allows them a nice sea fan and choll...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:50:59 PDT
How to Give a Cat Liquid Medicine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Give-a-Cat-Liquid-Medicine/
How to Give a Cat Liquid Medicine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZFP6/I7MXMY0I/FYEZFP6I7MXMY0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZFP6/I7MXMY0I/FYEZFP6I7MXMY0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZFP6/I7MXMY0I/FYEZFP6I7MXMY0I.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci How to Give a Cat Liquid MedicineMost animals dislike taking medications. With my cat it was even more difficult since the veterinarian supplied liquid antibiotics, although labeled for veterinarian use, were obviously diverted from mainstream human consumption because it was pink in color and smel...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:46:21 PDT
Automatic Chicken Door Opener with PICAXE http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Automatic-Door-Opener-with-PICAXE/
Automatic Chicken Door Opener with PICAXE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/6QBU/I7Q0VOGL/FX96QBUI7Q0VOGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/6QBU/I7Q0VOGL/FX96QBUI7Q0VOGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/6QBU/I7Q0VOGL/FX96QBUI7Q0VOGL.SMALL.jpg Charlie Godfrey Using the superb PICAXE 08M2 chip I put together an automatic coop door opener (named the Cluck-O-Matic) so I did not have to get up so early in the morning to let the chickens out from their coop. This cheap chicken door opener only opens the door of their coop and the control electronics are kept ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:13:16 PDT
Feather Cat Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Feather-Cat-Toy/
Feather Cat Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl Time: 10 minutesMaterials:3 pieces of scrap fabricsewing machine5-6 feathersRibbon Braid & Sew 1. Cut the fabric about 6 inches in length.2. Place the 3 pieces of fabric on top of each other. Pin and sew across the top of the fabric. 3. Braid the fabric and pin.4. Sew the bottom pieces of fabric...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:36:41 PDT
Elevated dog bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-dog-bed/
Elevated dog bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SMALL.jpg shantinath1000 When we got our dog Myah, we got one of the typical stuffed dog beds from a local store. She likes the bed well enough but I found myself moving the bed from the upstairs to the downstairs several times a day. I knew I could just leave the bed upstairs (where she sleeps) but I wanted her to not h...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:20:58 PDT