Instructables: exploring - living - featured Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:57:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Sculpey Clay
Homemade Sculpey Clay - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno Sculpey clay is expensive, that's why I used this recipe Ingredients 2 cups cornstarch2 cups baking soda2 cups water Steps Place the baking soda and cornstarch in a panPlace on stove top on mediumAdd the water and mix Watch the clay and continue stirring because it will burn very quicklyWhen...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 16:16:11 PDT
Paper Wedding Bouquet Handmade
Paper Wedding Bouquet Handmade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno These pretty bouquets are easy Materials PaperStamp padScissorMasking tape Cardboard Stick or dowelCoffee filterGlue stick Making The Brides Giant Flower Get a total of 12-15 sheets of paperLine them all up and trace out a petal shapeCut them outCut a small strip on the bottom of each petalGlu...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 18:35:56 PDT
Homemade Lavender Oil
Homemade Lavender Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sheldy123 This lavender oil smells greatYou can use this in soaps and candles Materials LavenderVegetable oilJarPlastic wrapNapkinRubber band Drying The Lavender Strip down the lavender with your fingersPlace on a napkin and let it dry for two hoursPlace the dried lavender in a jar Making The Oil Po...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 13:19:25 PDT
Dog Flea-Free Soap Homemade
Dog Flea-Free Soap Homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno This soap kill fleas during the bathMake sure to wash your dog every weekI've had trouble with fleas and my dogsThis soap is naturalI do not like to use the flea shampoo because of all the chemicalsI found that is you place a flea in a glass of waterAfter a week has passed, the flea will turn into a...
By: Igioteno

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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 11:52:12 PDT
Diy Sea Salt Spray For Beachy, Texturized Hair
Diy Sea Salt Spray For Beachy, Texturized Hair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Flash67 Recently I've been seeing a ton of how to's on how to make this sea salt spray for your hair to get that sort of beachy texture in your hair. So I thought that since I was trying to change the focus on my account from just sort of making whatever I can to hair related topics, why not make one myself...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:26:17 PDT
Needle Felted Adipose (Doctor Who) Fat Baby
Needle Felted Adipose (Doctor Who) Fat Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sheldy123 This cute needle felted adipose (fat baby) is easy and simple to felt Materials Felting wool (white or cream and black colors)Felting needleYarnSponge mat Making The Body Wrap the wool in yarn Start placing white wool on the shape and poking it with the needle until completely covered and firm...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:46:33 PDT
Dog Hiking Backpack
Dog Hiking Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno This easy backpack is simpleI sewed mine by hand which took 2 days Materials FabricStrong fabric (I used jeans)ButtonZipper or stringScissor Needle and threadMeasurements of dogs comfortable length and widthPlastic buckle or strip of stretchy fabric Making The Backpack See the photos above for...
By: Igioteno

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:32:55 PDT
Clay Glitter Mustache Octopus
Clay Glitter Mustache Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sheldy123 Materials ClayPaint Glitter glueBalling tool Steps Make a large ball of clay by rolling it in your palms Make 6-8 small balls of clayJoin the smaller balls in a circle and place the larger one on topMake a mustache by making brown leaf shapes and place together on the octopus Dip your balling...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 11:43:59 PDT
Brighten And Whiten Your Nails
Brighten And Whiten Your Nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sheldy123 F your nails are discolored and dingy from a previous nail polish, use this solution Materials Lemon juiceBaking sodaTowelNail buffer Steps Mix equal parts of lemon and baking soda in a bowlApply solution to your nails and let it sit for five minutesWipe off paste and wash handsBuff your nails...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:27:33 PDT
Clay Elmo
Clay Elmo - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sheldy123 Materials Clay(red, orangePaintFoilBalling tool Steps Make a foil ball and cover in red clayMake the ball rounder and smoother by moving it around your palmsMake 2 balls of white claySuper glue the eyes to the top of the headMake an oval ball and flatten it a bitPlace it between the eyesDip t...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 15:27:16 PDT
Maleficent Staff
Maleficent Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Rustic Barn Owl My youngest daughter wants to be Maleficent for Halloween. Since I am a teacher and Fall is very busy for me, I usually make her costume in the summer. So far we made the wand/staff/walking stick Maleficent uses. Materials Materials:1. large walking stick (fit to your child's height)2. twine3. ...
By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:00:33 PDT
No More Smelly Chaco Feet
No More Smelly Chaco Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> DabblingDude I love Chacos. So much so that they are my daily foot protection at work. I wear my Chacos every single day. My favorite things about them? They are light, stay on your feet, waterproof, and stylish. My least favorite things about them? Occasional blisters, not good for hiking long distances, and th...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 09:52:49 PDT
Crochet Mario ? Box
Crochet Mario ? Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> indywave The Base Make six sides using this patternRow 1: ch 2 sc 12 in the second ch from the hook. Row 2: ch 1 sc 2 in each Row 3: ch 1 sc 1 sc 2 sc 1 repeat row 4: ch 1 sc 1 dc 1 sc 1 in the first sc. Then sc 5. Repeat Row 5: ch 1 sc four in the first sc. Then sc 7 in the next sc. Repeat--------------...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:59:07 PDT
All Natural Diy Hair Styling Pomade
All Natural Diy Hair Styling Pomade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Flash67 Recently I've been really into hairstyling so I've been trying out a whole lot of different hair products and don't get me wrong here a lot of these products are great but some of them are indeed pricey. For instance, when I got my hair cut at the end of June I purchased the hair wax that the stylis...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:53:29 PDT
cat money clip
cat money clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> steelsun money clip made with a fork... all steps are here... if you have an old fork that can make it to a clip...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:44:06 PDT
Salt Clay
Salt Clay - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThisIsMyNameOK While browsing the internet recently, I discovered something called Salt Ceramic. It is also, according to many websites, known as Victorian Salt Clay, though I am not sure if there is anything Victorian about it. I was intrigued by it for a few reasons. First and most important, it's cheap. It is s...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:46:44 PDT
Lentes Instaphormeados
Lentes Instaphormeados - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmendez3 En este Instructable vamos a hacer unos super lentes con unas gafas rotas que teníamos por ahí... Armado del armazón Simplemente armamos el armazón al rededor de los lentes, recuerden que el agua donde derritamos el instamorph esté a máximo 65°C de manera que no nos vayamos a quemar. Patas de l...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:08:48 PDT
Moon Lampámpara-lunar-de-escritorio/
Moon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brenda P En este proyecto construiremos una lámpara en forma de luna, perfecta para tu cuarto.Para esto necesitamos:- Base, puede ser una pelota, o bien una coladera- 2 paquetes de Instamorph- 1 Bowl para agua caliente (60°C)- 1 Socket base-1 1 1/2 metros de cable eléctrico calibre 12- Foco de LEDs- 1 clavi...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:54:43 PDT
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> ckippen This tutorial will show you an easy way to make colorful screen prints using only one silk screen.  Screen printing can be intimidating for starters, trying to figure out color separations and registration, but this tutorial will show you an easy way to get started.  If you can color in a coloring b...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 19:40:49 PDT
GUITAR PLANTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule Here is how to transform that beat up old guitar into a nice decorative planter for your home. Personally I found an old and broken guitar in the park behind my house (that place is a gold mine). Please don't waste a working instrument on this though. You will need:- An Old Guitar- Spray Paint- Dril...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:40:11 PST
Fleece Draped Cardigan
Fleece Draped Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwenif It's a bad thing to let good fabric go unnoticed, folded in your room with nothing to do but look fabulous. And that is just what this fleece was doing. (Mainly because I didn't know what to do with it until now)Supplies:* 2 yards of fleece* T-shirt large * stright pins * sewing machine* measuring t...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 15:34:06 PST
Welcome to Nightvale Shoes
Welcome to Nightvale Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwenif Over the summer I discovered the weird small desert community know as Nightvale. I fell in love with the podcast and all of the characters in it. It is dark, odd, and profound all at the same time which makes you think in a whole new way. But enough about a show that you should diffidently, maybe, p...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:40:31 PST
Maori Necklace
Maori Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxgeo Hello Dudes and Dudets! Today I will be demonstrating how I carved my Maori tribal pendant. You can pick one up for like $20 online, but where's the pride in that? This way you will be able to say "I (state your name) made this with my own two hands! " But don't worry it'll be fun! I did mine over t...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:35:49 PDT
Obsequio oficial de julio--¡concuuuuursiiiitttttooooo!
Obsequio oficial de julio--¡concuuuuursiiiitttttooooo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator Bienvenido. Gracias a los que participaron en el Concurso de Reutilización. Seguimos experimentando en y queríamos poner a la prueba otro tipo de concurso. Vamos a dar un juego de herramientas manuales de Husky (juego de herramientas manuales de Husky) al autor que publique el m...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:47:06 PDT
Barreras anticaida para la cama usando PVC
Barreras anticaida para la cama usando PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> joseemiliowk7 Barreras fáciles y baratas usando tubería de PVC. Este es el, espero, primero de muchos Instructables. Al ir buscando barreras comerciales me di cuenta de que, a parte de ser muy caras, eran muy simples. Por una barrera solo para un lado de la cama el precio oscilaba entre 25€ y 40€El material para ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:12:29 PDT
CoolDown Neck Wrap, with a sleek modern look
CoolDown Neck Wrap, with a sleek modern look - More DIY How To Projects]]> SomethingGood332 Even without a medical condition, the summer months carry a risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. With an illness that causes heat sensitivity, summer can be the worst time of the year. I have multiple sclerosis, and even a brief walk from my car in the the summer heat can cause dizziness, disor...
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Sun, 23 May 2010 16:19:16 PDT
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting)
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting) - More DIY How To Projects]]> CaptBeersgood Low voltage lighting built into the footing of my gazebo leg. This provides a awesome unique effect and conversation piece. It also light to the leg of the gazebo for safety (no stubbing toes in the dark). I got lots of great feedback from friends so i thought I would show how I did it. Also, I'm so...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:39:12 PDT
Esponja Mágica (Removedor De Esmalte)ágica-Removedor-De-Esmalte/
Esponja Mágica (Removedor De Esmalte) - More DIY How To Projects]]> LadyCobra 1. Recipiente pequeño con tapa 2. Esponjas3. Removedor de esmalte4. Tijeras 5. Esmaltes o pinturas (opcional) PRIMER PASO Coge la esponja y métela en el recipiente pequeño, si no cabe puedes cortarla. SEGUNDO PASO (opcional) Si quieres puedes hacer una pequeña abertura en la esponja para intro...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:21:22 PDT
Wooden Computer Case
Wooden Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Slatu Wooden Computer Case - I've used an old hand me down computer case for too long, so I wanted to make something personal and functional. I tried to use fairly accessible tools, and some basic power tools. I'd love to have techshop nearby, but I have to be practical. Conception Design stage. Mate...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 19:15:19 PDT
Tolva para calcetines
Tolva para calcetines - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator No dispongo de mucho espacio en mis cajones, de modo que siempre estoy buscando nuevas maneras de reorganizar mi ropa y durante mucho tiempo ponía mis calcetines en un rincón de mi cajón superior, mezclados con mis calzoncillos--no fue muy nítido. Así que, decidí aprovechar un poco del espacio vert...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:26:09 PDT
Cómo hacer un dispensador de tizaómo-hacer-un-dispensador-de-tiza/
Cómo hacer un dispensador de tiza - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator Hola. Siempre me han ilusionado las pizarras--una tecnología académica y antigua que ha perdurado muchísimo tiempo desempeñando el mismo papel como siempre, el de ilustrar, compartir, y dar vida a ideas. Aunque todo en su alrededor ha cambiado, todavía tachamos con barritas de roca sedimentaria en p...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:16:14 PDT
DIY Faux Headboard (Under $10.00)
DIY Faux Headboard (Under $10.00) - More DIY How To Projects]]> agallagher4 This is my first instructable so I have chosen a very easy design nothing but squares and straight lines. Materials list 1. Contact paper ( available at most hardware stores)2. Scissors3. Yardstick or ruler4. Credit card or library card (for smoothing down decals.) Get your dimensions by meas...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:45:49 PST
Balancee ese ventilador de techo! (Balance that ceiling fan!)
Balancee ese ventilador de techo! (Balance that ceiling fan!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimar2000 Los ventiladores de techo son artefactos muy útiles, económicos, amistosos con el medio ambiente y que pueden ayudar a soportar un verano agobiante. No sustituyen al aire acondicionado cuando el calor es muy elevado, pero en casi todos los casos mejoran sustancialmente el ambiente. Nunca hice un est...
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 19:38:00 PST
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> liquidhandwash This instructable is all about printing onto surfaces other than paper. It could be plywood, metal, timber, or a painted surface. The results aren't as crisp as you would get on paper but is perfect if you want something that looks like it has a bit of age to it. The process is fairly simple but doe...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:25:36 PST
screenprinting - making the perfect screen
screenprinting - making the perfect screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> familycanvas there are many tutorials on the web instructing home-based screenprinting techniques, but most fail to mention the two most important tips for creating quality, affordable prints at home. The first is the importance of how taught or tight the mesh must be, the second involves something called the "s...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 05:33:11 PDT
Amazing Cakes scoochmaroo Amazing Cakes gives you full step-by-step instructions for 27 inspiring cake designs. Learn how to make 3-D cakes, working volcanoes, and animated Halloween cakes! All projects come from, are written by expert cake artists, and contain pictures for each step so you too can make ama...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 12:23:43 PST
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> robertdavidmartinez I've always enjoyed taking a design or picture of mine and printing it on a shirt, but small-run custom designed shirts are costly, and the results are always hard to predict. This Instructable will walk you through how to take a custom design and silk screen it onto a shirt. The process is very enj...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:37:00 PST
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> happy limes After several years of making Christmas cards to send out, I've started streamlining the process with printmaking.  It still has the homemade feel but requires less of a time investment, which is good cause I always start them late. Tools You can get most of what you need at any art supply, or cr...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 14:35:54 PST
Meat Lover's Block Printing
Meat Lover's Block Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> HenryBasenji Several years ago when we were cleaning out my parents house and dividing up some of the Christmas decorations, I came across a tea towel on a dowel rod project that I had made in 4th grade art class to give to Mom for Christmas. (I know it was 4th grade because that was the year I was obsessed with...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:44:57 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints
69 Cent T Shirt Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> Punk Love Designs Congratulations to Paul @ for winning the first species identification contest from Here's how he did it: "At first I also thought it might be a regular Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor). Then, because of the date you mentioned, I wondered if this mig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
Grow Vegetables scoochmaroo Grow Vegetables give you 16 great ideas for harvesting your own produce easily and affordably. Don't get stung by high prices at the grocery store for vegetables that have been trucked in from all over the world, grow you own and be in control of what you eat. Whether you have a spacious backyard, o...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:38:53 PST
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method)
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> andyk75 Well, you may not have heard from Emil Lumbeck who invented this method of cold gluing a book back in 1942, but you surely already held a book in your hands which was lumbecked. This is a very fast method for making a book and I often use if for technical documents. It is easy to do at home and look...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 13:04:22 PDT
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> br3ttb No more excuses!  For $20 you can make a dozen screens, each with the ability to ink many times. This instructable seeks to significantly reduce the cost of silkscreening small numbers of shirts.  For years I'd wanted to try it, but I couldn't justify the cost.  Even the $100 screenprint "systems" ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:40:01 PDT
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors - More DIY How To Projects]]> KaceyK I have become completely enamored of screen printing ever since I took the basic class at TechShop San Jose. I've gotten pretty good at printing single color projects, but I thought I would challenge myself and learn to not only print on paper (which is slightly different than fabric) but also lear...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:25:39 PDT
3D Print with Paper!
3D Print with Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> db85 We can't all afford a real 3D printer but that doesn't mean you can't bring your creations to life!  In the following Instructable I will show you how to bring your designs from the computer to reality by 3D printing them on Paper!  All you will need are the following things: Sure Cuts Alot ™ -...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 09:52:47 PDT
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> clintsleeper Color inkjet prints on transparency sheets. Supplies Color Inkjet Printer Transparency Sheets Scissors or Exacto Knife Scotch Tape or Super Glue Get the File (Skip ahead to the next step if you want to use files that already made) Things exist on the internet for free sometimes. The heart use...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 23:19:58 PDT
Create A Custom Notepad
Create A Custom Notepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> limbo Its pretty easy to create your own notepad with custom logo or custom images. First of all you need to create the page layout using a page layout program. My favorite is Microsoft Publisher but you can use any other program you feel that you are familiar with such is Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, ...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 05:03:14 PDT
Geocaching Wooden Nickels
Geocaching Wooden Nickels - More DIY How To Projects]]> Galonii This instructable is for those of you who what your own personal geocoin, but don’t want to pay that $200 price tag to go with it.  It’s A LOT cheaper to make your own wooden nickels than it is to have them made.  Most companies on the net have a min. order of 500 and can cost about 50 cents each to...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:43:45 PST
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxap I needed a private business card and was not able to find my usual boring ones, so I fetched some vintage hardware, and used a printer in photocopy mode. No use of a PC! Select Suited Vintage Gadget I am a pocket computers collector (owning also a couple of PDAs). Of course, all items are in perf...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:15:59 PST
Screen printing with vinyl
Screen printing with vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> icecreamterror In this instructable Im going to show you how to screen print without the expensive, time consuming, dark room needing, messy photo emulsion!  So here is what you need. 1: A vector image to screen print. 2: A blank screen 3: A sign squeegee, or credit card. 4: A vinyl decal or access to a vinyl...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 15:20:12 PST