Instructables: exploring - living - car Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:29:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glovebox/Ashtray Trash Pouch
Glovebox/Ashtray Trash Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> agwayne Vehicles have a lot of bells and whistles but they don't have any where to put your trash other than you're ashtray and passenger floor board. I'm going to show you how to make a pretty simple trash pouch that can fold up in you're ashtray or glove box and be easily removed to be emptied and washed....
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:04:35 PDT
Head board with car ramp
Head board with car ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mainbreak Little boys dream. Headboard for toys and cars with a built in swivel ramp Step 1 - Planning This Head board was planned so the ramp and side shelf can be unscrewed and moved to the other side, depending where the bed is place in the room.So measure your bed, plan your space and make a cutting li...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:26 PDT
REALLY COOL Derby Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuperiorBuilder All these cool soap box derby cars can be yours in a matter of hours! All you need is the official soap box derby car set,(the one that comes with the wheels and nails), a saw, a sander, a shaping tool, some paint, and finally a chisel.Look at these cool examples so you can reference them throughout...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:16:18 PDT
Dashboard baking
Dashboard baking - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus On a hot summer day, can you bake on the dashboard of your car? Yes, you can!!With the car doors and windows shut, and the summer sun shining, the car can act like an oven. During a particularly hot afternoon while I was travelling in Texas I thought I'd give this idea a try. I've experimented with...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:17:56 PDT
LEGO hands fit cables perfectly!
LEGO hands fit cables perfectly! - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru [WARNING] may cause excitement!We got emailed a genius little discovery by sugru-er Andreas from Germany... and it's blown our minds :) And we need to share it.Who knew?! sugru + LEGO minifigures are the perfect way to keep your cables organised and AWESOME! As sugru bonds to most materials, it mea...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:56:37 PDT
Young Engineers: Advanced Ideas
Young Engineers: Advanced Ideas - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance This is a collection of links to the advanced project ideas that are available for all the Workshop for Young Engineers project plans.Cork Launcher (Hinged Double Launcher, Arrow Launcher, Cork Shooter Car)Crash Test Car (Micro Car Challenge)Rubber Band Helicopter (With pipe cleaners, Inertia-Copter...
By: WYE_Lance

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:21:14 PDT
Solve the common problem of uncooled leather seat backs in the summer by reusing...
Solve the common problem of uncooled leather seat backs in the summer by reusing... - More DIY How To Projects]]> 1 Infinite Loop I'm pretty sure a lot of you out there have uncooled leather seat backs in your vehicle.I currently enjoy the advantage of cooled leather in my BMW 745i, preventing my back from getting burned when i drive with a tank top or shirtless, and sweaty back when i drive with a shirt on. However, from 2005...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 10:33:13 PDT
Cheap iPad car vent mount
Cheap iPad car vent mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmacdowall It might be ugly, but it works, and if you already have a bungee cord it will only cost you $1.99.Materials• short bungee cord • wood clamp with plastic coating on the grips Home Depot HDX 2 in. Spring Clamp Model # 80002 $1.99One use for an iPad in the carI have a long, stop-and-go commute out of t...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:19:46 PDT
How to Drive a Manual Transmission Car
How to Drive a Manual Transmission Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeCaldari Target Audience: Anybody who has a driving permit or full drivers license with prior knowledge of driving a car.Caveat: You should probably take someone along with you that has knowledge of driving a manual. It will make your learning experience much more pleasant. Unlock the car and enter; sit o...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 09:49:13 PDT
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...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:27:49 PDT
Calculate your Miles Per Dollar
Calculate your Miles Per Dollar - More DIY How To Projects]]> chopstx Miles Per Gallon. Old Fashioned.Meet MPD, or Miles Per Dollar. MPD is more useful than MPG for a couple of reasons:1) It gives a realistic sense of what you are spending.2) It makes it easier to compare the cost of vehicles that use different energy sources.If you want to calculate your MPD, read on...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:16:33 PDT
Dog Car Harness Safety Seat
Dog Car Harness Safety Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> tweedledumbum Here is a way to use your own dog harness for a safe and comfortable ride for Fido :) I developed this for my small dog, but it works well for big dogs too! It will keep them from running back and forth in the back seat. Why I came up with this design? My dog used to ride on my lap, but after...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 09:00:25 PDT
Dog Car Seat Covers
Dog Car Seat Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design After balls and food, car seat covers are probably the my most important pet accessory. With 180 pounds of dog riding behind me, my car can be a pretty big mess. So I need seat protectors that are durable and easy to take off and on and not so expensive that I'm going to worry about them. The car se...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:11:56 PDT
Sell Your Car Online with Ease
Sell Your Car Online with Ease - More DIY How To Projects]]> dakota1301 Selling your car online isn't going to be the easiest process, but you can make a few extra bucks if you decide to sell your used car to a private party, rather than giving it as a trade-in. You have to select the right photos, provide an accurate description, figure out where to post and figure out...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:42:09 PST
Gliding Car
Gliding Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance This car is designed to be pushed off of a tabletop, glide gently to the ground, and continue rolling! Materials Craft sticks Milkshake straws Skewers Cardstock Wheels Tape Prep the paper Cut cardstock into thirds lengthwise for the wings. Cut those strips in half for the tail. Form the fram...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:13:00 PST
Young Engineers Project Categories
Young Engineers Project Categories - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance This Instructable is an attempt at categorizing the Young Engineers project plans to help instructors decide which lesson is suitable for their class. Project plans are subdivided into appropriate grade ranges on the next page, and on the pages that follow they are grouped by type (cars, structures,...
By: WYE_Lance

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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:23:34 PST
Adventure Road Trip
Adventure Road Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> delno In high school, three friends and I packed up the '97 Subaru Legacy my grandpa had left me the year before. We drove from our home in the Twin Cities about 800 miles west, to the Badlands. That was as far as we had planned on going, but we were consumed by the freedom and kept pushing west into Wyom...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:09:59 PST
DIY Rag Rug Roll-Up Blinds
DIY Rag Rug Roll-Up Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN I really love the multiple colors on rag-rugs, and I also need blinds that are both wide, and short. The application is for the rear-right sliding window of my truck camper, but you can actually make this out of any fabric (and Length) you want. Everything was eye-balled for measurements; and I'm su...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 17:55:43 PST
Living in your Truck
Living in your Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN Living in your vehicle is quite easy, and a humbling experience to boot!Here are some things necessary to keep in consideration when living in your truck... Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Keep in mind that in order to survive and have a good quality of life, you'll need a structure like this. The st...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:32:35 PST
How To Draw A Car
How To Draw A Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> Niraj.Deshmukh You Bored for holiday? Now come on draw. don,t Be Angry.simple Way to step by step.My draw car is BMW M5.But my car back tyre be ok for back tyre. Start. In this first step draw a total of five lines that are going to go across your sheet of paper. Then draw two lines that are going to g...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:39:19 PST
Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder
Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike Vans Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder. Probably a lifetime supply.  Pretty dense foam from a kayak pad. Cut foam in rectangle shape of the Altoids Tin.  My foam had a tape back, if yours doesn't, glue or epoxy to the bottom of Altoids Tin. Use a fuse to punch holes in the foam. I used one a...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:02:26 PDT
Rubberband Car ajensen19 Make a rubber band car that when winded up or pulled back will wrap the rubber band around the wheel axle and unwind itself once let go of, propelling the car forward. Materials: wood, wood glue, drill, saw, miter saw, staples Procedure 1. Cut off four strips of wood, which form the basic frame on...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:26:00 PDT
Temporary Solution For A Temporary Situation.
Temporary Solution For A Temporary Situation. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Malcolmhiggins I own a 1995 Honda civic. Bless her heart she's lasted me three years, and i bought her for $600. It's almost the end of the road. I can tell. So sad. Recently my side window fell off the track and completely shattered. Good thing it was tinted, or i would have way more little glass "diamonds" then ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:47:22 PDT
Upright Bottle Storage Case
Upright Bottle Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> StasinG Hi, I like when something that seems like trash becomes a usefull stuff. In this instructable I want to show you how empty bottle became a car organizer(for instance). I was inspired  by pfred2's idea here He made a cool ho...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:13:09 PDT
3D Print 'Wheel Tyre Tread Style' Ring (Size S)
3D Print 'Wheel Tyre Tread Style' Ring (Size S) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_o_uk I saw a couple of these made out of metal (either cast or drilled), but they were very expensive. I thought I could make my own version, so I decided to model one myself that could be printed.... Ideal for anyone who is car, van, bicycle or motorbike mad!! I went for a typical car tyre tread style...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:18:15 PDT
Sweet Dorm Furniture
Sweet Dorm Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> smitty500 a month before school started I thought it would be neat to have some old car seats as my dorm furniture instead of the crappy futons that everyone else has. after a week of planning, I started searching for seats and found some for a decent price of $25 a seat, so I bought 2 bucket seats and a benc...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:54:51 PDT
Simple Sail Car
Simple Sail Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance These lightweight racers are perfect for introducing students to some elementary physics concepts such as lift, inertia, and drag. Students can modify their design and method of propulsion to create the fastest car! Materials Plastic wheels Craft sticks Craft cubes Skewers Straws Paper Hot glue ...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:05:53 PDT
Slingshot Cars
Slingshot Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance Project Goal: Students build cars that are rapidly propelled across the floor at least 10 feet.Design Variables Axle width Number of wheelsKey Concepts Wheel Alignment means all the wheels all point in one direction Energy transformation is when one kind of energy turns into a different formPrep: Be...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:55:38 PDT
Hidden magnets key holder ssimonsen I spotted this idea in a design by Thea Yuzyk. The design is patented, but the function is presumably not. A quick search on Instructables didn't reveal a prior build, but I may have overlooked something. Please comment if this is a "dupe". I implemented the idea by using some leftover wood balcony...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:48:38 PDT
Magnetic Car Mount for iPhone, Droid and other Smartphones
Magnetic Car Mount for iPhone, Droid and other Smartphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> shmuley95 Here's an elegant solution to to all of those out their who fiddle with their phones while they drive. Whether it be following Waze, looking up a restaurant on Google Maps, or dare I say texting, using you phone while you drive is dangerous - and I wanted a solution. "Design is not just what it...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 21:34:31 PDT
Make "StickyFrames" – universal car magnet with easily replaceable content
Make "StickyFrames" – universal car magnet with easily replaceable content - More DIY How To Projects]]> adlep2002 In this instructable I’ll show you how to make "StickyFrames" – which is a DIY universal car magnet with a replaceable content. Edit: Do not like magnets? Make sure to checkout  2nd instructable about "inside" StickyFrames that installs in your car! The messages (content) can be quickly generated ...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 12:50:12 PDT
Polymer Clay Car
Polymer Clay Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> Clayarchitecture Materials:- polymer clay- knife tool (I use a Victorinox knife) The "body" Of The Car Start with a piece of black (or whatever color you want your car to be) clay and shape the body of the car. Then get a piece of translucent clay and shape a cube. Put the cube on top of the body, this will be th...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 08:18:58 PDT
Driving Scenes
Driving Scenes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ralph Laite This is a casual step by step tutorial on how to film action driving scenes.   Equipment Required Although this Instructable requires some more expensive software and equipment, there are still some substitutions for these more  "expensive items". - Adobe Premier  - Cam Recorder (HD) - Vehicl...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:09:41 PDT
pen hanging
pen hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> ananya9192 when ink is over, don't throw the pen. use and throw pens can be used as decorative piece. i had made a pen hanging using all old used pens which looks like wind chime and can be hanged anywhere in the room. step 1. requirements 8 ice cream sticks. thread needle old pens (which are no longer in u...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:52:46 PDT
Sweet Toy Trolley
Sweet Toy Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> lotuslady Hello Instructables! This Sweet Toy Trolley is a DIY way to deliver small gifts to someone you love or simply a great gift to give! However, this may require that you purchase a few supplies, but only within reason my friend! To start you will need...... -3 tea cups (preferably small) -1 long whi...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:28:24 PDT
A/C Deflector from car side-visor usbdevice It's always hot and humid here in Indonesia, and split-type wall mounted A/C is the most common climate control device you can find around. One of the problems with this type of A/C is that it usually is installed near the outdoor area so the piping length is kept short thus cooling capacity is pres...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 06:32:25 PDT
Balloon Power Car
Balloon Power Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> wongman2001 I've seen several pics on various science project sites, but none have any details .... Materials Needed Sorry, forgot to include pics for tools .. Small water/soda bottle     (soda is more rigid, but harder to cut & drill) 4 bottle caps Bendable straw BBQ skewer Party ballon Utility knife Drill...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 08:24:11 PDT
Dog Travel Hammock!
Dog Travel Hammock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> fauxangel Funky travel hammock for you best friend! A cleaver way to keep your dog safe and your car clean(er)... If you live where there are laws about dogs being restrained in vehicles this is a great way to do it :) This system uses the adjustable height headrests to support a heavy weight denim hammock, ...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:35:26 PDT
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gracias Aubs Our annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby ( was a chance for my six-year-old to combine two of his favorite things:  making things and LEGO, in particular the story-based world of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (  ...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 18:28:26 PDT
Jewelry box matass This is jewelry box from 3cd`s and a marker, if you want your own, just look at the pictures below:
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 04:08:44 PDT
Jury rig it: Picking Lock your Car.
Jury rig it: Picking Lock your Car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr.Sanchez "Any problem can be solved with a little ingenuity".Mac. Don't you hate when you forget your keys inside your car??That awfull moment when you realized that your key ring it´s laughing of you while you are, facepalming saying:Not again, not again...why Dear God, WHYY ??? And forget to call the neare...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 18:19:38 PDT
Swiss Army Fuse
Swiss Army Fuse - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD This is a very simple Instructable based on my own experience of asking a tool to do more than it was designed to do.  MAKE SURE YOU READ THE LAST STEP THE WARNING! The Story It was 1988.  I used to carry a single blade lock back hunting knife, but MacGyver was popular, so I had a mullet, wore ac...

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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 06:56:28 PDT
spring collection marinela this earrings have re-use material on them, this are the latest of my creations.
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:22:09 PDT
Miniatur Wunderland Car System Equivelent
Miniatur Wunderland Car System Equivelent - More DIY How To Projects]]> haunted.haunt Have You heard of Miniature Wonderland?  It is the world's biggest HO model railroad and is located in Hamburg, Germany.  They have a massive car system and the whole thing is full of secrets of how they did it.  They have a article on their site, but it's not that descriptive.  Luckily, I took the ...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 16:08:17 PST
Industrial Monster Candlestick Falkenberg hello, this is an Candlemonster i´ve made completely from carscrap. It´s very huge, and heavyweight (90cm height and nearly 10Kg weight) it´s completely welded and very strong. The arms and the Head are adjustable. It´s made of: -Head, is an Seat Diesel Pump and an other vw enginepart wich i don´...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:09:11 PST
Full Metall Everlasting Flowerpot, Steampunkers Valentine, FULLMETALPLANT Falkenberg Hi there, this is an everlasting flowerpot i´ve made, no drought or global warming or killerwave can ever kill this FULLMETALPLANT i think it´s the right gift for an motorhead or Steampunker wich you would´nd trust an living plant. it´s all made of leftover parts of an VW Beetle restauration. The...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:40:52 PST
Make Your Own 4-Wheel Balloon Car designsquad Make 4-wheeled, air-powered cars that jet across the floor. Race 'em. Use 'em to play games! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your 4-Wheel Balloon Car! Jet: Balloon Flexible straw Rubber band or tape Body (Select one...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:41:34 PST
Milk Safety Belt
Milk Safety Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman A Scenario You are ready to leave work when you pick up a call from your loved one.  You hear bring home a gallon of milk.  You are already running late.  Now your hot dinner will have to wait because of this diversion.  You run to your vehicle, put it in gear and race off to the grocery.  When you...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:53:14 PST
Cog Ashtray / Coin Tray
Cog Ashtray / Coin Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_o_uk I found a cog buried in the ground beneath my garage when I was about 17. I always wanted to do something with it, but it was so rusty and dirty that it got left for years. Until... Date Made: July 2012 Approx Cost: £7.50 Approx Time: 1 hour (not including getting it acid dipped) Difficulty: Easy ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:07:57 PST
Speaker Wire Sculptures
Speaker Wire Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexV Styx INTRODUCTION       Hello, everybody. I am member of Instructables for few years now, but this is my very first instructable. I'm posting it so it can be entered in the UP! Contest and if you like it, give it a vote       My instructable is about wire sculptures made out of speaker cable. Also I in...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:27:37 PST