Instructables: exploring - technology - reuse - old - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 14:22:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Turn Your Old 2.5'' Or 3.5'' Hard Drive Into Portable/External http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-You-Old-25-Hard-Drive-Into-Portable-HDD/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:57:47 PDT
Taking Apart a Floppy Disk Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Apart-a-Floppy-Disk-Drive/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:09:10 PST
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
CD Rack From Old CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Rack-From-Old-CDs/
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Mon, 12 May 2008 17:40:48 PDT