Instructables: exploring - play - recycle - featured Thu, 28 May 2015 11:24:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER
PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ameya9 So this is holiday season , i thought of making some thing fun that ,children can make and play on their own and not only that I involves all easily available ( at home ) items.So Lets START!! :) Supplies 1. Pencil2. Scale3. Cardboard sheet (Thick Paper sheet will do)4. Empty Old Pen.5.Small c...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:58:31 PDT
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chuck Stephens In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electronics components. It's a catalog of failures and solutions that really paid off. There's nothing more satisfying than playing an instrument you built throu...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo Here's a way to make your lucky t-shirt even luckier: Upcycle it into a lucky football! Maybe your favorite t-shirt has nacho stains on the belly or maybe your belly doesn't fit in your favorite t-shirt anymore thanks to all those nachos. You can't bear to throw it out because of all the memories yo...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:58:50 PST
Interchangeable Stamps
Interchangeable Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kozmicblues69 I came up with this idea when I was writing a letter to my grand-mother. I wanted to decorate the paper but I didn't have an apropriate stamp. So I started to think how I could make a stamp she would like and the idea of an interchangeable set of stamps came to my mind. I ran to the bin to take out ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:25:45 PST
Thor's Mighty Odeon Hammer!
Thor's Mighty Odeon Hammer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Thor's Hammer! Don't you love Thor?The Hammer, known as's a tutorial on how to make your own!And just like the hero, Thor, you can summon lightning too!(If you have a child's imagination) Supply List: Here's the supply list: 18" to 20" PVC pipeFoamgray fabric (pillowcase in our ca...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:07:28 PDT
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball - More DIY How To Projects]]> tankapotamus A cheap, and simple solution for people whose insurance doesn't pay for activity specific prosthetic's. First mark the line First mark the line, pretty close to in the pictures. You can make it bigger, but it might get in the way of your shooting hand (right hand in my case). Cut on the line ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52:31 PDT
An old fashioned bogie kart
An old fashioned bogie kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> HUKBMBEAR Kids bikes are becoming so cheap, and once your kids used and abused it, there is very little use for another child, so what can you do with it.????The answer is simple you buy another in exactly the same condition, strip them both down for the wheels and make a Bogie (go kart). This not only gives ...

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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:38:16 PDT
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> wardog Do you have any cracked Discraft Ultra-Star lying under your bed because its broken?Well brush off that dust bunnies and give your dying Frisbee/Disc a second life!I just want to share this 'ible to my fellow Ultimate players and Frisbee/Disc owners who keep on cracking their Frisbee's/Discs for unk...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:03:34 PST
DIY spray paint
DIY spray paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> kilo_me It’s easy to create your own spray cans. =) Spray paint can be expensive and you might not be able to find the exact color you are looking for. You can use any type of paint available acrylic, plastic, water based, food coloring, ink, permanent ink, etc. (...with the only precaution that it won...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 13:07:20 PDT
How to make a toy boat from recycled material
How to make a toy boat from recycled material - More DIY How To Projects]]> captainchris2014 From trash to toy boat; a guide on how to make a working to sail boat from household recyclables. Materials You will need 2 plastic water bottles, cardboard, chopsticks, 2 cardboard tubes(from toilet paper), tape, scissors, and a marker. Flotation device It is important that the bottles you ch...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:19:40 PDT
Cardboard Connect Four
Cardboard Connect Four - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Connect Four is such a famous game that most of you must have played it at least once in your life! I had both the regular and pocket version when I was little and it's one of the games I played the most with. I still have the big one, even though some discs are missing... The base seems pretty eas...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:37:42 PDT
Waste in space
Waste in space - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge This must be the cheapest spaceship ever built. Two detergent bottles, some paint and we're off.  And I bet someone will succeed in building a little battery light in the cabin. the shopping list What's needed: Two empty (transparent) detergent bottles Two extra caps of smaller plastic bottles ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:47:58 PDT
Rubber Band Powered Aeroplane
Rubber Band Powered Aeroplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations A few weeks before I had time to make this, I realized that there were no nice instructables of a simple scratch-built rubber-band powered aeroplane so I decided to make one and an instructable of it. This one has a balsa wood frame structure but other wood can also be used, provided that it is thin...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 07:39:23 PDT
From Cheesy to a-MAZE-ing
From Cheesy to a-MAZE-ing - More DIY How To Projects]]> dismissie I was thinking about making some sort of ornament, but then this maze idea came to me.  If you already have some paint, glue, and tape (ribbon would work too), then this instructable won't cost anything!  This might make a good stocking stuffer for little kids- or you really could hang it from a tre...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 13:25:49 PST
R2D2 Beverage Dispenser!
R2D2 Beverage Dispenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sadR2D2 The R2D2 beverage dispenser Our motivation for this project came from our group’s communal love for arguably the best series known to mankind, Star Wars.  When we first brainstormed the idea, we didn’t know what we wanted to do, we just knew that it would have a Star Wars theme somehow incorporated...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:12:01 PDT
Makedo Olympic Hurdles
Makedo Olympic Hurdles - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able It’s time to embrace the Olympic spirit! Celebrate friendship, unity and fair play by hosting your own Olympic Hurdle event. We’ve made our Olympic Hurdles out of milk cartons, coffee cups, yoghurt tubs and magazine pages along with Makedo parts available at FInd To make your Olympic...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:16:16 PDT
Wire Skeleton for Dolls
Wire Skeleton for Dolls - More DIY How To Projects]]> PeckLauros Me and my youngest daughter had the idea of creating a film with the dolls she won, using the technique of stop motion. To this end, we developed a skeleton very easy to be created. This tutorial will focus only on the creation of the metal skeleton. Hope you enjoy. The first step is to create the ...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:51:09 PDT
Makedo Cardboard Camera
Makedo Cardboard Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Make a recycled ‘creativity camera’ using just a few small boxes, some plastic lids and Makedo parts available from Create a slot at the bottom of your camera for fun Polaroid action - each time you see a great scene DRAW IT and feed it through the slot! Saw To begin your Makedo Came...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 17:06:03 PDT
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Spend the day shooting hoops with Dad by making your own Makedo style basketball ring. We’ve given ours a Monster Hoop makeover, using materials from around the home and Makedo parts available at Saw To make your grumpy monster hoop, use the Makedo Safe-saw and cut out a mouth shape ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:47:07 PDT
Makedo Xylophone
Makedo Xylophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Today we started by playing with the cardboard tubes we’ve been gathering - foil tubes, cling wrap tubes, toilet paper tubes, postal tubes, paper towel tubes. Each varied in size and thickness so we lined them up and all of a sudden, what was previously packaging waste now turned into a musical inst...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:53:32 PDT
Makedo Catapult
Makedo Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able We are massive fans of Angry Birds. Who isn’t? So in honor of the most popular game of the century, we created this Angry Birds inspired Catapult out of recycled materials and Makedo parts available at Watch the video to see the birds in action. Find Source tea boxes and...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 18:25:06 PDT
Makedo Transformer
Makedo Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Join the battle against waste with this Makedo creation. Instead of buying that new toy, you can make it yourself! In a few short actions our Transformer changes from a truck into an imposing robot. #3;Follow these instructions to build your own Transformer out of reused packaging from around the h...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:15:09 PDT
Makedo Beating Drum
Makedo Beating Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able For all you little rockers, the time has come to start your gar(b)age band with this Makedo project. No percussionist is complete without a tambourine, shakers and of course their lead guitarist so start gathering materials from your recycle bin and start jamming. And if the pursuit of a life of ro...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:13:45 PDT
Plants vs zombies coin bank from recycled toys
Plants vs zombies coin bank from recycled toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> mygibzone If your tired of tripping over junked up toys, but can't convince yourself into trashing them, then give this project a try. Turn a few of your dead toys into "The Undead'" by giving them a new life as a useful coin bank. It's fun, simple, and doesn't require a lot of "BRAINS." NOTE: If your not t...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:33:57 PST
Pocket Travel Mini Lego Playset
Pocket Travel Mini Lego Playset - More DIY How To Projects]]> YOUgNeek As the owner of YOU gNeek - unique items for the geek and gadget enthusiast in YOU, we package and ship many of our small jewelry items in small pillbox tins.  These tin boxes are the size of the Mini Altoids Tins and we love the fact that they are reusable and can be recycled.  We can't force our c...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 19:00:46 PDT
no sew Nes controller Wallet
no sew Nes controller Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> zenilorac another reinvention of this gaming classic you will need one sacrificial Nes controller small phillips screwdriver wire snip pliers UHU glue Long Zip kill a controller unscrew controller backing (a couple of to screws may be immovable, if this is the case remove as many as possible then caref...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2007 09:56:36 PDT
Eco Office Rocket: Build a Rocket from Trash
Eco Office Rocket: Build a Rocket from Trash - More DIY How To Projects]]> sshuggi Don't throw away those old papers. Turn them into a rocket! Whether you're just bored at work or want to have your own 'space race' at the office while your boss is on vacation, the Eco Office Rocket is for you. It's a great way to kill time, recycle trash, and take a break from a your day-to-day ...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 03:07:03 PDT
3L Bottle Piggy Bank
3L Bottle Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> the_sandypants This instructable will show you how to make a cute lil piggy bank from used soda bottles. Use it for yourself or give it as a gift. What you need.... ~ 2 or 3 liter EMPTY soda bottle (I'm using 3ltr for this ible)~ 4 20oz soda bottles or water bottles whichever~ pink paint (or red and white if...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2009 14:28:11 PST
Make A Clay Ocarina
Make A Clay Ocarina - More DIY How To Projects]]> FunkNattidelic Ever since "Legend of Zelda : Ocarina of Time" came out, everyone associates ocarinas with Zelda and there fore, anyone interested in ocarinas is considered a die-hard Zelda fanatic!! There is alot more to Ocarinas than Zelda you know. With this Instructable, you can learn how to make wonderful mas...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2008 14:26:37 PST
How-To: Tinkerbell Costume From a T-Shirt giannyl Here is an easy way to turn a t-shirt into a Tinkerbell costume!
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 09:30:06 PDT
How to Make a Mummy Costume
How to Make a Mummy Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> threadbanger This is so much better than using a roll of toilet paper! Using old clothes and sheets you have laying around the house, or buying some from the thrift store, follow Rob of Threadbanger to make your own realistic mummy costume! For more information on this project, watch the video, and for more tu...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2008 23:24:37 PDT
Tabletop Pinball
Tabletop Pinball - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This is a tabletop pinball machine made from all scrap wood and bits and pieces of things I've held onto just waiting for a project like this. The ball is from an old computer mouse, with the rubber coating removed (you could use a marble as well). A crafty person should never throw perfectly good s...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 23:57:06 PDT
CONSTRUCT A DECOTOPIAN "SOMAPHONE" - More DIY How To Projects]]> DecoPunk Let me introduce you to a new concept - Decotopianism Whilst Steampunk is a well established movement yeilding some wonderful creativity, there is apparently little documenting the quantum shift of technology of 1925-1939 and most importantly the integration of art into that technology - This moveme...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 12:59:20 PST
bike innertube wallet
bike innertube wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenhfisher - bomb wallet made from an old inner tube. - all you need is an innertube and a sewing machine. It's soft, malleable, flexible, durable and aesthetically it's a nice looking design. the rubber is relatively easy to sew and the finished product will fit nicely in the back pocket of anyone who dr...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2008 17:12:57 PDT
Wallet made from a computer keyboard
Wallet made from a computer keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> zieak In all likelihood there is a keyboard within a few feet of you. Inside that keyboard there probably is a circuit sheet that makes for a surprisingly durable and thin material for making a wallet.Any mention of this project must provide a link to with credit to Ryan McFarland. Why? In...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2007 20:45:37 PDT