Instructables: exploring - living - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ocean in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-in-a-Bottle/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Towel Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Pants/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:18:27 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-CaseHolder/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
The Toddler Swim Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Toddler-Swim-Suit/
The Toddler Swim Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I love this swim suit for a few reasons: it's easy to sew, inexpensive, and practical. Last year my toddler had a one piece, and it was all fun and games until I had to pry it off her to change her diaper. A two piece is just more sensible to wear for their diaper loving bums. And because this swim ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:47:32 PDT
Cub Scout Erosion Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Erosion-Experiment/
Cub Scout Erosion Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5KZZ/HUQARFNE/FHD5KZZHUQARFNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5KZZ/HUQARFNE/FHD5KZZHUQARFNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/5KZZ/HUQARFNE/FHD5KZZHUQARFNE.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My oldest son (8-years old when I wrote this Instructable) is in Cub Scouts. As part of one of the requirements we were trying to fulfill, our Wolf/Bear Den (combined meeting) performed Elective 15, Water and Soil Conservation, to earn an arrow. (This is all part of the Cub Scout Bear handbook, show...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 06:23:04 PDT
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Save-Stale-Bread/
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three simple and easy ways to save your stale bread. There are few things that are as delicious as a fresh baked loaf of bread hot out of the oven. It's also hard to eat an entire loaf of bread while it is at it's freshest. Keeping bread fresh is a losing battle, from the moment it is done baking...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:17:57 PDT
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dusting-Cloths/
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy homemade and chemical free way to clean and dust your home.  Dust is everywhere, sometimes most noticeably in our own homes. This can be especially tricky for people with allergies or respiratory problems. The cleaning product market is saturated with sprays, soaps, and tools to help you cl...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:47:15 PDT
Water Bottle Sheath (Klean Kanteen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Sheath-Klean-Kanteen/
Water Bottle Sheath (Klean Kanteen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/UU6U/HTRVI672/F8PUU6UHTRVI672.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/UU6U/HTRVI672/F8PUU6UHTRVI672.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/UU6U/HTRVI672/F8PUU6UHTRVI672.SMALL.jpg rimamonsta I don't know about you, but I don't drink enough water. I also know that carrying a water bottle isn't for everyone. But you have to admit, if you do carry one, you are likely to drink more water than someone who doesn't. Pretty obvious right? These days, we are lucky, anyone who is reading this i...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:31:00 PDT
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Clean-Paint-Brushes/
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three easy ways to clean your paint brushes. We've all done it, let paint dry on our paint brushes and then kicked ourselves later for it. I know that some of us have even thrown those brushes away thinking that we've missed the opportunity to save it's beautiful bristles--tsk tsk. This Instructabl...
By: kelleymarie

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:57:20 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
How To: Remove Wax Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy steps to help remove candle wax from common items in your home with only a few tools! Whether you're preparing for a romantic evening, a birthday party, Hanukah, or freshening your home with scented candles, it's likely that you'll end up with some candle wax somewhere.  We've all picked at it...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 PDT
Lets make a Anti Allergen vacuum cleaner (Genesis-like) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-Anti-Allergen-vacuum-cleaner-Genesis-l/
Lets make a Anti Allergen vacuum cleaner (Genesis-like) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SMALL.jpg Ironwave That's a pic of a store bought vacuum cleaner... So, What is this ible actually about then? This is a mod to change the way it works slightly. In stead of using the original paper replaceable filter element, it now uses nothing but water. A bit cheaper to replace, and filtering the air reall...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:53:30 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
How To: Keep Greens Fresh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Greens-Fresh/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:52:45 PST
Ice Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Flowers-1/
Ice Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KRC6/HRKR1IR6/FNCKRC6HRKR1IR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KRC6/HRKR1IR6/FNCKRC6HRKR1IR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KRC6/HRKR1IR6/FNCKRC6HRKR1IR6.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Ice flowers.... These beautiful flowers are made by deep freezing water in silicone molds. They are very easy to make, but need very low temperature to retain the shape. Here is the step-by-step instructable to make these ice flowers... Silicone Molds Silicone is a rubber-like material, compose...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 04:18:27 PST
Tiny Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Terrariums-1/
Tiny Terrariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SMALL.jpg alisha145 Here is a great, easy and inexpensive project perfect for kicking off the weekend with the family or getting in touch with your inner farmer.  Also, a great way to introduce "The Water Cycle" to kids and teens.   Materials Used in this Project Materials used in this project include: Glass Bot...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 23:10:43 PDT
Bottle cutting: some thoughts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-cutting-some-thoughts/
Bottle cutting: some thoughts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I've recently been doing a lot of bottle cutting.  My last Instructable, Snapple, Steel and Green Fire, had a short section on bottle cutting.  Since then, however, I've been wondering about what I can do to improve my success rate with cutting bottles.  Wondering might not be the right word ... obs...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 12:51:55 PDT
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Water-Jug-Storage-Bins/
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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:45:34 PST
Custom Singing Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Singing-Snow-Globe/
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:50:15 PST
5 Ways to Clean a Funky Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Clean-a-Funky-Water-Bottle/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 11:09:32 PDT
DIY 12 Volt Chlorine Producing Unit for Water Purification http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-Chlorine-Producing-Unit-for-Water-Puri/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8PCO/H58P332M/FV18PCOH58P332M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8PCO/H58P332M/FV18PCOH58P332M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8PCO/H58P332M/FV18PCOH58P332M.SMALL.jpg tngun Today’s project is a device used to create a practically inexhaustible supply of the same disinfecting solution as the calcium hypochlorite makes. IF you want to go off grid, you have to have a supply of safe drinking water.  This instuctable shows how I built an inexpensive way of purifying water...
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Thu, 2 Aug 2012 04:10:52 PDT
Make your own Aqua Souvenir http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Aqua-Souvenir/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SMALL.jpg Browncoat I recently got to take a vacation that I had been dreaming about for over 25 years.  I bought some nice souvenirs, of course, but NONE of them are as cool as wearing some water that came from that place! My dream vacation had a harbor.  But if it didn't, tap water would STILL have made this necklac...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:02:51 PDT
"Wet Turtle" Shower Curtain http://www.instructables.com/id/Wet-Turtle-Shower-Curtain/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:11:06 PDT
Quilted Hot Water Bottle Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilted-Hot-Water-Bottle-Cover/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:20:28 PST
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Ice-Boat-made-out-of-Ice-Eco-Friendly-FRE/
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/J7LI/GWKKN1IZ/F65J7LIGWKKN1IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/J7LI/GWKKN1IZ/F65J7LIGWKKN1IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/J7LI/GWKKN1IZ/F65J7LIGWKKN1IZ.SMALL.jpg TabbyDeAnne Today my absolutely wonderful six year old son came to me and said that he was bored and wanted to go back to school. (It's Christmas break for almost another week!) This both shocked me and made me a little sad. I must have been enjoying his company way more than he was mine. I can’t remember EVE...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:58:09 PST
Table Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Fountain/
Table Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/I5C0/7ZBES9J7567/F59I5C07ZBES9J7567.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/I5C0/7ZBES9J7567/F59I5C07ZBES9J7567.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/I5C0/7ZBES9J7567/F59I5C07ZBES9J7567.SMALL.jpg pocketlama My pet fountain finally died and I didn't want to pay at least $30 for a new one, so I figured out how to do it myself. Total cost= $16Since it's my cat who loves the running water, and she spends much of her time on or near my computer desk, I decided to make a table fountain that she and I could ...
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Wed, 4 Oct 2006 23:52:54 PDT
Super fancy water/windproof bike shoe duct tape covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-fancy-waterwindproof-bike-shoe-duct-tape-co/
Super fancy water/windproof bike shoe duct tape covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/3C3D/GW3WR8Z4/FY73C3DGW3WR8Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/3C3D/GW3WR8Z4/FY73C3DGW3WR8Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/3C3D/GW3WR8Z4/FY73C3DGW3WR8Z4.SMALL.jpg csymmank After not seeing any good water/windproof shoes made of duct tape in my local bike shops or online, I decided to make my own. Here is a brief write up on what I have done, hope this helps you to a warmer, dryer pair of feet this season! This may seem to be a complicated way to make duct taped shoe c...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:13:13 PST
Dog Cat recycling water bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-water-fountain/
Dog Cat recycling water bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/BJRZ/GW8987IH/FVQBJRZGW8987IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/BJRZ/GW8987IH/FVQBJRZGW8987IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/BJRZ/GW8987IH/FVQBJRZGW8987IH.SMALL.jpg jmsdo We have ALOT of indoor dwelling animals.  Filling water bowls all day is time consuming.  We have shopped for the fresh flowing commercial pet water fountains and found them to be expensive, low volume and poor quality.  I came up with a high volume no frills alternative.  Extremely easy to put toge...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:53:54 PST
Fill Four Containers at Once http://www.instructables.com/id/Fill-Four-Containers-at-Once/
Fill Four Containers at Once - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/A87E/GUQ4G7UJ/F55A87EGUQ4G7UJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/A87E/GUQ4G7UJ/F55A87EGUQ4G7UJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/A87E/GUQ4G7UJ/F55A87EGUQ4G7UJ.SMALL.jpg meralgia I dislike buying new bottles of spring water in the store so wanted to devise a way to fill the empty bottles with refill water I get from the grocery store. I call it "the container-filling udder", but it's really not a romantic name. How about "the four-container filler"? ;) You can use the system...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 07:05:43 PST
Splash-Pod: The Personal Water Park http://www.instructables.com/id/Splash-Pod-The-Personal-Water-Park/
Splash-Pod: The Personal Water Park - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/U225/GUHFUFFD/FHOU225GUHFUFFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/U225/GUHFUFFD/FHOU225GUHFUFFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/U225/GUHFUFFD/FHOU225GUHFUFFD.SMALL.jpg mikegalloway The record Texas heat wave of 2011 sent me reeling back into my childhood filled with memories of escaping the heat with home-made water toys. In an effort to create similar memories for my daughter, friends, and family, I set on an adventure to create a unique water toy for all to enjoy. Membe...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 14:38:03 PST
Duct Duck (Duct Tape Duck Tub Stopper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Duck-Duct-Tape-Duck-Tub-Stopper/
Duct Duck (Duct Tape Duck Tub Stopper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/FU3X/GSILYCD1/FPMFU3XGSILYCD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/FU3X/GSILYCD1/FPMFU3XGSILYCD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/FU3X/GSILYCD1/FPMFU3XGSILYCD1.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Duct tape is truly magical. It can be used for nearly everything, including creating an awesome little duckie which can then be attached to a tub stopper to make taking a bath super fun! You'll Need. . . Duct tape (I'm using yellow, but you can use whatever color you like) Scissors ...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:09:53 PDT
Folded Schooner Tub Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Schooner-Tub-Stopper/
Folded Schooner Tub Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/2158/GS3BF61A/FSJ2158GS3BF61A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/2158/GS3BF61A/FSJ2158GS3BF61A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/2158/GS3BF61A/FSJ2158GS3BF61A.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Tub and sink stoppers can be pretty standard, but with a few items and a little work, bath time can be loads more fun! You'll Need. . . 7" x 9" piece of vinyl cloth or something similar - you'll want something fairly heavy and waterproof (fabric made from fused plastic bags or duct tape wou...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 16:33:00 PDT
Wine Bottle Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Planter/
Wine Bottle Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/06QZ/GQX22317/FU106QZGQX22317.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/06QZ/GQX22317/FU106QZGQX22317.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/06QZ/GQX22317/FU106QZGQX22317.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Sadly my gardening options are limited by apartment life, but there are still loads of container options available. When I saw an awesome planter made from a repurposed wine bottle, I knew it was something I had to give a shot. With a few simple tools, you can turn the remains of a wild weekend into...
By: shesparticular

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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 17:38:29 PDT
chopstick coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/chopstick-coaster/
chopstick coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/AM3D/GQWUNCGR/FBRAM3DGQWUNCGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/AM3D/GQWUNCGR/FBRAM3DGQWUNCGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/AM3D/GQWUNCGR/FBRAM3DGQWUNCGR.SMALL.jpg vincentn1818 materials and tools needed -lots of chopsticks -glue(hot glue) -knife(my gerber) -marker (for white board) -cutters(any cutter that is strong) -white board(not required,i used it to plan stuff out) preparation start by splitting the chopsticks in half planning start by planning what the shap...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 19:03:19 PDT
Handheld Air Conditioner Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Air-Conditioner-Unit/
Handheld Air Conditioner Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/9PKS/GQO92K0C/FVO9PKSGQO92K0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/9PKS/GQO92K0C/FVO9PKSGQO92K0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/9PKS/GQO92K0C/FVO9PKSGQO92K0C.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Jambo Instructabrarians! Picture this: It's 87 degrees and scorching outside, you desperately want a Slurpee, but the nearest 7-11establishment is about about 5 blocks down. You could go out for a walk, but the heat is so intense you don't think you can make it there and back. You might be able to ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:58:43 PDT
Cardboard Boats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Boats/
Cardboard Boats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/6IHH/GQ5OB6II/FCP6IHHGQ5OB6II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/6IHH/GQ5OB6II/FCP6IHHGQ5OB6II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/6IHH/GQ5OB6II/FCP6IHHGQ5OB6II.SMALL.jpg Lissastrata Cardboard boats!  Fun for big and little ones alike.  Plus, if one of your nautical vessels should crash, sink, or float away to broader horizons, it isn’t a great loss (more of an opportunity to make some new ones). Supplies/Tools ·         Scrap cardboard ·         Scrap wax/candle...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:53:17 PDT
Narnian Duct Tape Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Narnian-Duct-Tape-Vest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/T8EI/GP7IF8DK/FNNT8EIGP7IF8DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/T8EI/GP7IF8DK/FNNT8EIGP7IF8DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/T8EI/GP7IF8DK/FNNT8EIGP7IF8DK.SMALL.jpg Chirpoff I had a lot of fun making this duct tape vest! The lion on the front is also made of duct tape. I got it as a duct tape sheet at Jo-ann's. I cut it out and drew it myself. I've never made any clothing out of duct tape before, so this was a great experience for me!  If you have any questions I'd be ...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 23:38:08 PDT
Water dispenser for chickens http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-dispenser-for-chickens/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 18:54:43 PDT
How to recover Compact Discs and other related media after a major flood. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recover-Compact-Discs-and-other-related-med/
How to recover Compact Discs and other related media after a major flood. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/HLDV/GNBEUNBS/FZCHLDVGNBEUNBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/HLDV/GNBEUNBS/FZCHLDVGNBEUNBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/HLDV/GNBEUNBS/FZCHLDVGNBEUNBS.SMALL.jpg CybergothiChe Do you have water damaged digital media? Have you ever found your DVDs in an icy cold bath? Has your city or town been recently devastated by a major flood? If you answered "YES" to one or more of the above questions, you may have already won! Read on for details. Step the first First you must ...
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Sat, 7 May 2011 08:43:28 PDT
Clay-Sawdust Water Filters http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-Sawdust-Water-Filters/
Clay-Sawdust Water Filters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/VHS7/GN77XCRO/FTSVHS7GN77XCRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/VHS7/GN77XCRO/FTSVHS7GN77XCRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/VHS7/GN77XCRO/FTSVHS7GN77XCRO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In this instructable we will show the process for creating clay-sawdust ceramic filters while explaining the science behind them. This type of filter is a common solution to the problem of obtaining clean water in many parts of the world, especially rural parts of developing nations. It is a fairly...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 11:15:42 PDT
Water Filtration using Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Filtration-using-Fabric/
Water Filtration using Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/SPQC/GN77VZFY/FCJSPQCGN77VZFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/SPQC/GN77VZFY/FCJSPQCGN77VZFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/SPQC/GN77VZFY/FCJSPQCGN77VZFY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In this instructable we will show how effective different types of fabric filter water while explaining the science behind the process. This type of filter is a common solution to the problem of obtaining clean water in many parts of the world, especially rural parts of developing nations. It is a ...
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Tue, 3 May 2011 20:59:12 PDT
How to create a Bikini http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Bikini/
How to create a Bikini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/EX2Q/GLPH16I7/F7UEX2QGLPH16I7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/EX2Q/GLPH16I7/F7UEX2QGLPH16I7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/EX2Q/GLPH16I7/F7UEX2QGLPH16I7.SMALL.jpg giannyl You'll be rocking this summer with this stylish bikini! Ruffles on the top and a simple bottom. Besides saving money the process is very easy! Simple steps and so little of sewing!  You will need. 1. Fabric: Lycra. 2. Chalk. 3. Sewing Machine 4. Scissors. I'm sure you're wondering: "That...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2011 08:22:52 PDT
Silk Paintings http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Paintings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/752N/GKQ363G1/FBM752NGKQ363G1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/752N/GKQ363G1/FBM752NGKQ363G1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/752N/GKQ363G1/FBM752NGKQ363G1.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo A few years ago, the Van Gogh estate contacted me to do a piece for a villa remodel.  I don't know how they got my information, but I was intrigued.  They said they'd been particularly impressed with one of Vince's lesser known pieces called "Starry Night," and did I know it?  A quick google search ...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 13:22:43 PST
The Absinthiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Absinthiliser/
The Absinthiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/Z8YM/GHFJWQYC/FJRZ8YMGHFJWQYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/Z8YM/GHFJWQYC/FJRZ8YMGHFJWQYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/Z8YM/GHFJWQYC/FJRZ8YMGHFJWQYC.SMALL.jpg andyk75 The Absinthiliser is a device which enhances the sorcerous spirit of absinthe. With the use of this device you will notice that you drink much less but instead watch your drink standing on this device. If you however chose to drink Absinthe: Drink responsibly and don't abuse alcohol! But: Be aware...
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Thu, 9 Dec 2010 01:48:03 PST
Brush holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Brush-holder/
Brush holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/F3S2/GFA43712/F9NF3S2GFA43712.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/F3S2/GFA43712/F9NF3S2GFA43712.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/F3S2/GFA43712/F9NF3S2GFA43712.SMALL.jpg mole1 This is an inexpensive way of keeping any number of brushes wet while painting with water based paints or between sessions. It can also be used for hanging brushes to dry tip downward. Materials needed You will need: 1) A fairly deep square or rectangular water holder.  I bought surplus motel...
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Thu, 2 Sep 2010 12:56:14 PDT
How to Make Authentic Water Kefir http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Authentic-Water-Kefir/
How to Make Authentic Water Kefir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/P75F/GAPV3NF7/F3AP75FGAPV3NF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/P75F/GAPV3NF7/F3AP75FGAPV3NF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/P75F/GAPV3NF7/F3AP75FGAPV3NF7.SMALL.jpg Yemoos Water Kefir (pronounced keh-FEER) is not as well known as milk kefir. But it is the same concept - symbiotic grains of bacteria and yeast that ferment a specific liquid - in this case, a sugar-water-fruit liquid. It produces a mild, light and refreshing, slightly carbonated beverage. The basic flavo...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:00:46 PDT
How to collect balcony rain water for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-collect-balcony-rain-water-for-free/
How to collect balcony rain water for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/8EG5/GAA0EQVW/FM18EG5GAA0EQVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/8EG5/GAA0EQVW/FM18EG5GAA0EQVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/8EG5/GAA0EQVW/FM18EG5GAA0EQVW.SMALL.jpg atyk I've recently started gardening on my small balcony, finally. It's lovely to see little green plants growing from tiny seeds and all, but sometimes I forget to water my plants because I just can't be bothered. Since there's no water source on my balcony, I have to bring water from either the kitche...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2010 17:22:46 PDT
Drizzle Castles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drizzle-Castles/
Drizzle Castles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/93ZC/GAA12GP3/FPS93ZCGAA12GP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/93ZC/GAA12GP3/FPS93ZCGAA12GP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/93ZC/GAA12GP3/FPS93ZCGAA12GP3.SMALL.jpg garrett10 A Drizzle Castle is a castle created by dripping a mixture of sand and water. When the water-sand Mixture drops on more sand, a Sand Droplet is formed. The water sinks into the sand below it and the result is a column of sand! The results can be stunning and can turn many heads at the beach when mad...
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:17:33 PDT
Project:Aquarius, The Easy Aquarium Water Change Device http://www.instructables.com/id/ProjectAquarius-The-Easy-Aquarium-Water-Change-D/
Project:Aquarius, The Easy Aquarium Water Change Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/71SO/G9NH95EB/FJY71SOG9NH95EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/71SO/G9NH95EB/FJY71SOG9NH95EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/71SO/G9NH95EB/FJY71SOG9NH95EB.SMALL.jpg spas88  New From Sam Pask Design - Project:Aquarius, the easy to use Aquarium Water Change Device, Project Aquarius is an ad-hoc solution to the many problems encountered when water changing a fish tank, solving problems like carrying heavy water buckets, starting and controlling siphons, replacing tan...
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Mon, 31 May 2010 08:55:19 PDT
Filter your Laundry Graywater with Marsh Plants! http://www.instructables.com/id/Filter-your-Laundry-Graywater-with-Marsh-Plants/
Filter your Laundry Graywater with Marsh Plants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SMALL.jpg bennelson A while back, I started using greywater, waste water from my clothes washer, to flush my toilet. The system works well, and saves TONS of water, but I still wanted some way to filter the water first, preferably with a biological system. I keep a large aquarium, and I also compost, so I thought that...
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 17:20:03 PDT