Instructables: exploring - technology - reuse - disk Tue, 7 Jul 2015 03:29:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Reuse your old hard drive disks
Reuse your old hard drive disks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Djnix If you have old hard drive disks lying around then you should use them to make this long spinning top! Get the parts You need:A hard drive disk (more than one is good for longer spin time)A metal bar such as in an erector set (you can use a screw or nail too just not on a nice floor) ;)Last you n...
By: Djnix

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:13 PDT
Hack a dead HDD and an angle grinder disk into a small tool emery wheel
Hack a dead HDD and an angle grinder disk into a small tool emery wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> artifeffe Every x-acto knife, scalpel, chisel comes to a point where it needs to be re-sharpened. Every HDD eventually fails. Every angle grinder disk will eventually get too small to actually grind anything. With all these three simple assumptions verified in the same day and quite a bit of frus...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:29:42 PST
USB Flash Diskette
USB Flash Diskette - More DIY How To Projects]]> Analogue-Chick I made this USB flash diskette a couple of months ago after salvaging floppy disks for garbage from our school's computer laboratory. I wasn't really sure what to do with it, but I got a feeling of saving them for later. Maybe I could make a lampshade out of it or just anything if I have free time. ...
By: Analogue-Chick

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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:02:15 PST
Picture frame out of old Hard Disk and CD Kawthar Xoubi Hi :) this is very simple DIY that I tried while ago and finally only now got the chance to share it with you all, hope u like it! the images are pretty much self-explanatory and what i needed for this project is the following: •Old Hard disk •Old CD •electric copper wire •screw drivers •super glue...
By: Kawthar Xoubi

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:48:17 PDT
Floppy Disk Lampshade Technohippy My first instructable so please be kind!! Trying to find something new to do with floppy disks, everyone has seen the pen pots and courier bags. I was determined to do something different, so here's my take on a lampshade... floppy style! You will need 17 floppy disks a drill and a 3 or 4mm drill ...
By: Technohippy

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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:29:04 PDT
5.25 inch floppy disk CD case
5.25 inch floppy disk CD case - More DIY How To Projects]]> wintergoat In this Instructable, you will learn how to turn an old 5.25 inch floppy disk into a neat retro CD or DVD case! Tools & Materials To create the floppy disk CD & DVD case, you will need: 1 5.25 inch floppy disk, 1 CD or DVD, and scissors. That is all. Cut the disk First, you cut carefully a...
By: wintergoat

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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 08:58:50 PST
Gman106's Manual Floppy Disk Mk.2
Gman106's Manual Floppy Disk Mk.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gman106 Hello fellow Instructables! Gman106 here with my first instructable  This was my first ever thing I made from the inspiration of my fellow instructable, I'm a bit of a retro geek and love the idea of a floppy disk note pad. One morning whilst going around my local boot fair (yard sale for all the A...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 14:45:15 PDT
Secret Floppy Disk Password Storage.
Secret Floppy Disk Password Storage. - More DIY How To Projects]]> thecaden Hello. Do you have a ton of floppys gathering dust around your house? Well this Instructable will help you get rid of one of them .This is how to store several of your passwords on the floppy. Now this is not about saving your passwords on the floppy via a computer, but instead physically inside the...
By: thecaden

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 12:08:28 PDT
Floppy disk Pen/Pencil holder
Floppy disk Pen/Pencil holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> mattp1133 Got some old floppies lying around? Then this is the is for you. I am basically making a pen-holder out of old floppy disks. I am aware that there are some very similar instructables out there, but I thought this up on my own, before I every saw those instructables, and I did this slightly different...
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 17:12:45 PDT
What to do with an old 5.5 inch floppy disk box TheGoodLife I was sorting through old computer equipment and happened across some 3.5 and 5.5 inch floppy disk drive boxes, full of disks. Nobody wanted the disks or the boxes. Everything was left out for the bin men and I returned to my room. I then noticed a pile of CDs and an idea struck me as I never like ...
By: TheGoodLife

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:08:12 PST
CD Magnet
CD Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> paulhogan This simple craft is easy to make, and provides instant gratification (and rainbows) to whatever surface you decide to stick it to. When going back to school, you can be the first one on your hallway to have one of these nifty CD magnets! Supplies You will need:-One CD-A smallish magnet-A hot glu...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2009 18:43:49 PDT
Hide passwords in an old floppy disk
Hide passwords in an old floppy disk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wehrdo These days, everything on the internet needs an account. Most people, like me, tend to forget all their user names and passwords, then when you are asked to log in, you have to have your password sent to you. Lots of people write down their passwords on note cards and leave them lying around, easy...
By: Wehrdo

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Mon, 24 Aug 2009 19:10:58 PDT
Floppy Disk Bag: Install Disk 2
Floppy Disk Bag: Install Disk 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> imanalchemist Nigh on two years ago, I began working on my first floppy disk bag (second picture) and then on my first instructable. Within those two years, the bag has been blogged around the world, won an contest and various art awards, been presented in various galleries and the Oregon M...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:42:22 PDT
Love letter hidden inside a floppy disk
Love letter hidden inside a floppy disk - More DIY How To Projects]]> nobodysfool I made this project back in highschool for a former boyfriend and it´s about hidding a letter inside a floppy disk. You need: Floppy disk Paper and cardboard, I used only paper this time but I suggest using cardboard too(not too thick cardboard though). a pen scissors wire (you can use a paper cl...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2008 16:06:32 PDT
Floppy Disk Pen Holder
Floppy Disk Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> completegeek This is my first instructable so I will do my best. Recycle your old floppy disks into a geek pen holder. Stylish and very functional. Supplies You'll Need Here are the materials your will need for this project. - 5 3.5" floppy disks (duh) - drill - 5/32 drill bit - zip ties - piece o wood (for ...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2007 20:04:53 PDT