Instructables: exploring - play - solar - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:05:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Scarecrow to Skull Kid: Dollar Store Repaint http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarecrow-to-Skull-Kid-Dollar-Store-Repaint/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:53:16 PDT
Waterproof, Solar BOOMbox AKA: Post Apocalyptic Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Solar-BOOMbox-AKA-Post-Apocalyptic-Po/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 12:19:00 PST
Solar Rechargeable Battery Powered PSP Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rechargeable-Battery-Powered-PSP-Charger/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 12:03:16 PST
Solar Buzzer Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Buzzer-Prank/
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 15:26:10 PDT
How to make a K'nex solar alarm clock with built in small electronics charger and lockbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Knex-solar-alarm-clock-with-built-i/
How to make a K'nex solar alarm clock with built in small electronics charger and lockbox. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/1A19/G1VDY461/FXI1A19G1VDY461.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/1A19/G1VDY461/FXI1A19G1VDY461.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/1A19/G1VDY461/FXI1A19G1VDY461.SMALL.jpg Killer~SafeCracker Here it is. The first knex solar alarm clock. This has taken me over a month to design, build, rebuild, perfect, and make instructions. In fact I ran out of parts and had to take several things apart to finish it. Anyway this project works by harnessing the sun, using the solar motor sold ...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2009 14:19:37 PST
Make a Solar DS "light" (Version 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-DS-that-you-will-Never-Need-to-Rechar/
Make a Solar DS "light" (Version 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/FEZQ/FQMXEN37/F8KFEZQFQMXEN37.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/FEZQ/FQMXEN37/F8KFEZQFQMXEN37.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/FEZQ/FQMXEN37/F8KFEZQFQMXEN37.SMALL.jpg dark sponge The Nintendo DS Lite seems like it was made to have solar cells put on it. It has a large amount of surface area on the top and bottom that both face upward when the DS is opened. The top and bottom faces each have exactly the right amount of room for two 60x60mm solar cells side by side (four total...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2009 15:56:12 PST