Instructables: exploring - living - computer http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 04:58:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Breakfast/computer bed bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Breakfastcomputer-bed-bench/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 06:08:47 PDT
Tetris Chest of Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Chest-of-Drawers/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:35:14 PDT
Wooden Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Computer-Case/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 19:15:19 PDT
3 Fast Phone and Computer "Life Hacks" Everyone Should Know http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Fast-Phone-and-Computer-Hacks-Everyone-Should-Kn/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/L3Y4/HTZ3ETMD/FLNL3Y4HTZ3ETMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/L3Y4/HTZ3ETMD/FLNL3Y4HTZ3ETMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/L3Y4/HTZ3ETMD/FLNL3Y4HTZ3ETMD.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog here's a link to the actual youtube channel- www.youtube.com/TheBestHobbiesBlog
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:00:46 PDT
How to Increase Your WIFI Speed with a Soda Can (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Increase-Your-WIFI-Speed-with-a-Soda-Can-Vi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Dramatically improve your wifi speed with a simple soda can.  Here is a link to the youtube channel- http://www.youtube.com/TheBestHobbiesBlog Here is a link to the Facebook page- http://www.facebook.com/TheBestHobbiesBlog
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:40:57 PDT
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Jewelry-From-Computer-Parts/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 04:02:09 PDT
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork http://www.instructables.com/id/Tribute-T-Shirt-Infocoms-Zork-I-II-III-Beyond-Zork/
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse As a treat to the fans of Zork, I have designed a t-shirt. This will also be my entry in the Game.Life 4 contest (although I am entering at the last moment). I enjoy the rich sound and colorful graphics that we have available to us currently thanks to HD video, surround sound audio and GPU-base...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:35:46 PDT
Falling Mouse Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Falling-Mouse-Fix/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:41:11 PDT
Origami picture puzzle stellated octahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-picture-puzzle-stellated-octahedron/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:51:49 PST
How to make folded book art easier using your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-folded-book-art-easier-using-your-comp/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:47:46 PST
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Pantry-Computer-Hidden/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 21:51:09 PST
Take apart Computer Harddrives and Make a Cool Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-apart-Computer-Harddrives-and-Make-a-Cool-Nec/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8G91/HQ5W5FBA/FFO8G91HQ5W5FBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8G91/HQ5W5FBA/FFO8G91HQ5W5FBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8G91/HQ5W5FBA/FFO8G91HQ5W5FBA.SMALL.jpg buildMASTER_Tyler Taking apart a computer hard drive 101! I made this at TechShop Chandler, AZ. Check it out  at http://techshop.ws Materials needed: 1 - A hard drive. 2 - A length of pull chain. (I got mine from Ace Hardware. Its is almost 2' long and is stainless steel. It is #13 size.) 3 - An end for the pull ch...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:11:56 PST
Ribbon Wire Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Wire-Bracelet/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:56:23 PST
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Mitten-a-mitten-for-your-mouse/
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:53:04 PST
Modern Bedroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bedroom/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 08:32:51 PST
3-Minute Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Minute-Laptop-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AE9A/HNIAFVGQ/FS4AE9AHNIAFVGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AE9A/HNIAFVGQ/FS4AE9AHNIAFVGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AE9A/HNIAFVGQ/FS4AE9AHNIAFVGQ.SMALL.jpg hoofman25 Here's what you'll need... - Thin & light old book **If you place your laptop on top of the book, there should be at LEAST one inch of space between the top of the book and the top of your laptop. The same goes for the bottom of the book and the bottom of your laptop. - Sharpie - pen, pencil or mar...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 21:07:21 PDT
Hanging motherboards on walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-motherboards-on-walls/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:39:49 PDT
Space Saving Tripod Computer Desk for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Saving-Tripod-Computer-Desk-for-Two/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:15:43 PDT
RAINBOW KEYBOARD FRIDGE MAGNET http://www.instructables.com/id/RAINBOW-KEYBOARD-FRIDGE-MAGNET/
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 17:29:07 PDT
Ikea + Craigslist desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Craigslist-desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SMALL.jpg mboyles2 So I moved into a new room and wanted to create a large work space for some varies projects I would be working on. The main goal was to create a large desk at a low cost while still maintaining a polished look. Ive had some luck with craigslist, so I watched the free section there and the as-is de...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:22:14 PDT
Minimal Float Wall Desk - Quick make-over for mass production or DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimal-Float-Wall-Desk-Quick-make-over-for-mass/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/Q06C/HIUDT5BD/FC9Q06CHIUDT5BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/Q06C/HIUDT5BD/FC9Q06CHIUDT5BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/Q06C/HIUDT5BD/FC9Q06CHIUDT5BD.SMALL.jpg hannesgrebin Case Study on “Design for the Real World” “The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive” ~ Coco Chanel Just found this desk today on the internet and suddenly had the immediate impression, that this is in fact some fancy device, but only needs some tiny but serious changes ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:41:34 PDT
Repurposing an old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-an-old-computer/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 05:41:05 PDT
How to Open a Disc Drive When the Computer's Off http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Open-a-Disc-Drive-When-the-Computers-Off/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 05:53:08 PDT
Pastel Masquerade http://www.instructables.com/id/Pastel-Masquerade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SMALL.jpg Kellalynn This was a piece I did last year. Mind you I was experimenting with coloring it in on the computer, so it does have a few rough area's. I also wish I had drawn the eye a bit better, but overall I really like how the style of it turned out. This is a but different for though, because I like more the ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:52:10 PDT
Computer monitor shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-monitor-shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/SR54/HF23QRDB/F9TSR54HF23QRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/SR54/HF23QRDB/F9TSR54HF23QRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/SR54/HF23QRDB/F9TSR54HF23QRDB.SMALL.jpg ckw I work with several computer screens and was trying to raise them to eye level as well as to manage the messy wires behind them. I came across a discarded shelf someone threw out and decided to rescue it. I needed something more stable to rest the shelf as I am in an earthquake-prone area and decide...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 23:08:33 PDT
Cheap fun at $ store http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-fun-at-store/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:05:35 PDT
Keyboard Tip Trick add a little Dazzle to your Frazzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Tip-Trick-add-a-little-Dazzle-to-your-Fra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7JU0/HCJOSCO1/FDI7JU0HCJOSCO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7JU0/HCJOSCO1/FDI7JU0HCJOSCO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7JU0/HCJOSCO1/FDI7JU0HCJOSCO1.SMALL.jpg BILLETSURFER This trick tip will help to put an end to the frazzle.   A quick and easy way to add some flare, some dazzle. What you need is a bead, one side is sticky. Any size, any shape no need to be picky.   Clean the keys real good and remove all the icky. The sticky can be a little tricky, take the time, do...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 20:49:01 PST
Filofax hack: Make a portable peripherals storage case http://www.instructables.com/id/Filofax-hack-Make-a-portable-peripherals-storage-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/OO2U/HCJOAWED/F62OO2UHCJOAWED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/OO2U/HCJOAWED/F62OO2UHCJOAWED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/OO2U/HCJOAWED/F62OO2UHCJOAWED.SMALL.jpg wodieskodie This instructable originally appeared here: http://www.wodieskodie.com/?p=160 I loved my filofax back in the day. Having spent most of yesterday looking for my passport, I came across a lot of old stuff - and amongst it my old organiser. I haven't used it in about a decade, but I was loathe to thr...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:48:04 PST
How to make a Paper Vase without curves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paper-vase-without-curves/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 08:48:20 PST
Digital Painting For Illustrators http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Painting-For-Illustrators/
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 07:48:27 PST
Car seat computer chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-seat-computer-chair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/MGUT/HA4MG88F/F7IMGUTHA4MG88F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/MGUT/HA4MG88F/F7IMGUTHA4MG88F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/MGUT/HA4MG88F/F7IMGUTHA4MG88F.SMALL.jpg stncilr Pretty basic, i removed the mounting rails on an old ford escort 1995 car seat and cut a plywood to fit the bottom. I screwed it to the frame using the original mounting points for the rails and then fixed this to the bottom part of a broken computer chair. The seat still reclines, but it is not re...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:07:00 PST
Iron Man Mixed-Media Stained Glass Computer Component Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Mixed-Media-Stained-Glass-Computer-Compon/
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:44:09 PDT
The 6 dollar water block from a standard stock heatsink http://www.instructables.com/id/The-6-dollar-AMDStock-Water-block-from-a-standard/
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Fri, 18 May 2012 04:16:19 PDT
How to make a Calculator application in Java Netbeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Calculator-application-in-Java-Netbe/
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Fri, 11 May 2012 15:22:58 PDT
CAD Salt & Pepper Shakers http://www.instructables.com/id/CAD-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DKLA/H1EN6UVY/FN0DKLAH1EN6UVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DKLA/H1EN6UVY/FN0DKLAH1EN6UVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DKLA/H1EN6UVY/FN0DKLAH1EN6UVY.SMALL.jpg Alex Jalland This was another project I did using Pro desktop. This is not the whole project but the Pro desktop images. Pro desktop is really useful, other programs like google sketch up are really useful and free!!!! The kind of look like Rockets....Pretty cool....Space salt......Salty....... The Shakers cons...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:18:01 PDT
Dream it, draw it, and then build it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dream-it-draw-it-and-then-build-it/
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:08:23 PDT
3D Net Characters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Net-Characters/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 14:03:31 PST
My Computer's "Down" Keyboard Comforter http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Computers-Down-Keyboard-Comforter/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 16:05:17 PST
4 channel music syncronized christmas lights for under $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/4-channel-music-syncronized-christmas-lights-for-u/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/3TXX/GWF5UGNX/FD43TXXGWF5UGNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/3TXX/GWF5UGNX/FD43TXXGWF5UGNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/3TXX/GWF5UGNX/FD43TXXGWF5UGNX.SMALL.jpg jhx86 My main goal for this project was to make it cheap and amusing. Using 4 automotive relays, a wifi router, desktop computer, 2 receptacles, a few small electrical components, and of course Christmas lights, you can syrncronize 4 channels of christmas lights for under $15. DISCLAIMER: ELECTRICITY...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 12:29:58 PST
Alligator Snapping Turtle sculpture made from recuperated stripped computer cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-Snapping-Turtle-sculpture-made-from-recu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCGM/GVIYND5B/FNQUCGMGVIYND5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCGM/GVIYND5B/FNQUCGMGVIYND5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/UCGM/GVIYND5B/FNQUCGMGVIYND5B.SMALL.jpg lbrunetta This turtle's back was woven from a large (large!) box of obsolete computer cables I received from a techie friend. I also used some small gauge wire from the inside of small motors, a pair of earrings for the eyes, a fishing lure for the turtle's tongue "worm". The turquoise around the shell is som...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:34:52 PST
Fast, easy and cheap wrist rest http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-easy-and-cheap-wrist-rest/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 03:23:21 PDT
Modge Podge Laptop Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Modge-Podge-Laptop-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FK4A/GTXK8K34/FOFFK4AGTXK8K34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FK4A/GTXK8K34/FOFFK4AGTXK8K34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FK4A/GTXK8K34/FOFFK4AGTXK8K34.SMALL.jpg lkoerper I wanted to decorate my laptop so I used Modge-Podge to do a permanent collage on the top. I used masking tape to cover the logo in the middle so that nothing would seep through, and also used masking tape to make the neat edges. The collage never the screen or computer negatively. Although the co...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:20:52 PDT
Transforming a photo into a Zombie http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-a-photo-into-a-Zombie/
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:11:47 PDT
Secure flash http://www.instructables.com/id/Secure-flash/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif tilmen Do you sometimes lose your USB flash drives like me? Here is my solution.Get a small stylish chain from a nailclipper, etc.Stick it between your flash drive and laptop using the best adhesive you know.Now, you'll lose it less.
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:01:33 PDT
Tidying your peripheral cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidying-your-peripheral-cables/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 03:41:43 PDT
Become an ambidextrous computer mouse user http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-an-ambidextrous-computer-mouse-user/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2011 23:23:05 PDT
photo reference of my beautiful daughter http://www.instructables.com/id/photo-reference-of-my-beautiful-daughter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/BENH/GO6UY0TS/FFABENHGO6UY0TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/BENH/GO6UY0TS/FFABENHGO6UY0TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/BENH/GO6UY0TS/FFABENHGO6UY0TS.SMALL.jpg taria this is a photo reference computer drawing of my beautiful daughter "pookie" (not her real name) The first is the finished one then of the original and only one of the WIP's since the others sort of got ate by my big lap top going crazy and wiping most of my stuff out of the hard drive. She wanted ...
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Tue, 31 May 2011 13:23:00 PDT
laptop stand for my bed http://www.instructables.com/id/laptop-stand-for-my-bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/48EJ/GNOD51T5/F2C48EJGNOD51T5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/48EJ/GNOD51T5/F2C48EJGNOD51T5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/48EJ/GNOD51T5/F2C48EJGNOD51T5.SMALL.jpg thekatr2 In this video i show you  (amateur) How i make my laptop bed stand i make this for my net book so the dimensions is yours But  the most similar  stands of this site are best for mine   I think the key of success  of this project is ergonomic you must try the level of your eyes to be in a higher po...
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Sat, 14 May 2011 13:08:07 PDT
How To Make a Keyboard Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Keyboard-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/DLB0/GMQ2LNL5/FM4DLB0GMQ2LNL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/DLB0/GMQ2LNL5/FM4DLB0GMQ2LNL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/DLB0/GMQ2LNL5/FM4DLB0GMQ2LNL5.SMALL.jpg Crafty Tips How To Make a Keyboard Ring
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 01:09:52 PDT
How to really annoy someone and freeze their computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-really-annoy-someone-and-freeze-their-compu/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 13:04:37 PDT