Instructables: exploring - living - plastic - recycled - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:18:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Rope-or-Cord-from-Plastic-Shopping-Bags/
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SMALL.jpg DrPeper I basically combined two other instructables that I've read in the past. One was making plastic "yarn" out of plastic shopping bags.  I guess people here are calling it "plarn" now.   The other was braiding cordage/rope from smaller strands of string/thread/cord/rope. Both techniques I've found...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:25:48 PDT
Plastic Bags Easter Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bags-Easter-Basket/
Plastic Bags Easter Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/1D59/H0OIUIBC/FY41D59H0OIUIBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/1D59/H0OIUIBC/FY41D59H0OIUIBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/1D59/H0OIUIBC/FY41D59H0OIUIBC.SMALL.jpg eclipsed This is an Easter basket woven  from recycled plastic bags. Easter and Earth Day  are close together this year which gave me the idea. When Easter is over, you can also use it for  other things like mail, toys, yarn and knitting projects, fruit, etc. Materials Materials Needed: Plastic bags. I a...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 20:53:40 PDT
How to make a Hacker's Wallet v.1.2 using reclaimed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Hackers-Wallet-v10-using-reclaime/
How to make a Hacker's Wallet v.1.2 using reclaimed materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/2Z2S/GLC26KU5/FLD2Z2SGLC26KU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/2Z2S/GLC26KU5/FLD2Z2SGLC26KU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/2Z2S/GLC26KU5/FLD2Z2SGLC26KU5.SMALL.jpg royshearer This document will show you how to make a Hacker's Wallet, a wallet made from recyclates that is easy to make, repair and hack. The project is housed at www.openthing.org/products/hackerswallet . Features in this version: A long pocket for UK bank notes with a small opening at the bottom. Two pock...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:29:53 PDT
Six Pack Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-Pack-Lamp/
Six Pack Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SMALL.jpg wholman When I was a kid, I remember having an environmental assembly at school which included a speech about cutting up six pack rings before throwing them away, so wildlife wouldn't get their necks stuck and strangle themselves.  Whether this is a real phenomenon or not, six pack rings are common and un-r...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 13:13:33 PDT
Fusing Plastic Bags- the eclipse way http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusing-Plastic-Bags-the-eclipse-way/
Fusing Plastic Bags- the eclipse way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/Y6YS/FQCTO5UG/FAHY6YSFQCTO5UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/Y6YS/FQCTO5UG/FAHY6YSFQCTO5UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/Y6YS/FQCTO5UG/FAHY6YSFQCTO5UG.SMALL.jpg eclipsed There are a lot of tutorials for fusing plastic bags, but I get asked frequently for directions so I figured there must be room for one more. I have noticed every tutorial I read has differences and my method is not exactly the same as any others. I have done a lot of trial and error and this is wha...
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