Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:04:35 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple ThermoElectric Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ThermoElectric-Build/
Simple ThermoElectric Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/LG5Y/I3H57Q2I/F9NLG5YI3H57Q2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/LG5Y/I3H57Q2I/F9NLG5YI3H57Q2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/LG5Y/I3H57Q2I/F9NLG5YI3H57Q2I.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 First we gather needed items. I used a TEC1-12709 off ebay, but a TEC1-12715 puts out more power.One fan from the Dollar Tree. One zip tie to hold it down.Two heat sinks came from old TVs (in picture) or computers (in video).Put the TEC between the two heat sinks.Wire the TEC to the motor. If you a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:01:34 PST
Swing Light: a self-powered glowing swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Light-a-self-powered-glowing-swing/
Swing Light: a self-powered glowing swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes If you follow these steps you can produce a glowing swing for a swingset that generates its power using a bicycle dynamo. The swing motion is not impeded by the setup, and you can run at least 3.5 meters of 12V LEDs off of it, as well as charge 12V batteries you may wish to include in the setup (or...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:59:18 PST
Microbial Fuel Cell Powered by Urine http://www.instructables.com/id/Microbial-Fuel-Cell-Powered-by-Urine/
Microbial Fuel Cell Powered by Urine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/U728/I3KBX9GJ/FXRU728I3KBX9GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/U728/I3KBX9GJ/FXRU728I3KBX9GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/U728/I3KBX9GJ/FXRU728I3KBX9GJ.SMALL.jpg arielceleste Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are sustainable bioenergy machineries that utilize organic materials to produce electricity. MFCs typically consist of two electrodes, an anode and cathode which are divided by a cation membrane. In the anodic chamber the catalyst and fuel source are derived from the sam...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:06:01 PST
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source http://www.instructables.com/id/MFC-Sustainable-Energy-Source/
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SMALL.jpg jasrenee Have you ever thought about microbes generating electricity? Well with the proper organic compounds amicrobe can convert chemical energy into electrical energy. This is referred to as a microbial fuel cell (MFC) which breaks down organic substances to produce electrical energy without emitting carbo...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:44:32 PST
Solar Water Heater with Plastic Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-with-Plastic-Bottles/
Solar Water Heater with Plastic Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/MOII/I3KBWW0N/FBIMOIII3KBWW0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/MOII/I3KBWW0N/FBIMOIII3KBWW0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/MOII/I3KBWW0N/FBIMOIII3KBWW0N.SMALL.jpg bubal How to make a water heater with big plastic (PET) bottles. Inside each bottle there is a 3.5 meteres piece of 4 mm drip watering tubing. This heater takes advantage of the greenhouse effect inside the bottles. It is like the heat inside a car in the sun in summer.Since when the circuit is stopped t...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:06:44 PST
Homemade Mini USB Fridge DIY Frefrigerator Chiller Air Conditioner Peltier Cooler Thermoelectric by Foam Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-USB-Fridge-DIY-Frefrigerator-Chiller/
Homemade Mini USB Fridge DIY Frefrigerator Chiller Air Conditioner Peltier Cooler Thermoelectric by Foam Containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DIYT/I3H7H4NP/FIYDIYTI3H7H4NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DIYT/I3H7H4NP/FIYDIYTI3H7H4NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DIYT/I3H7H4NP/FIYDIYTI3H7H4NP.SMALL.jpg kakatininghia Homemade USB Fridge DIY Frefrigerator Chiller Air Conditioner Peltier Cooler Thermoelectric by Foam ContainersMaterials: Foam Containers BoxPeltierComputer Fan
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:28:36 PST
Festive hanging wall candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Candle/
Festive hanging wall candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/O688/I3H4Z7BZ/F7RO688I3H4Z7BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/O688/I3H4Z7BZ/F7RO688I3H4Z7BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/O688/I3H4Z7BZ/F7RO688I3H4Z7BZ.SMALL.jpg JCouture18 Make a DIY festive hanging wall candle with three easy phases with crayon candles. Make multiple and set them on a wall at different heights for a cool wall candle set:). (Disclaimer) fire is dangerous, do not leave the candle on for an extended period of time, stay safe, do not touch metal above wi...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:10:18 PST
Thermoelectric Power Generation (TEG) http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Power-Generation/
Thermoelectric Power Generation (TEG) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/0G79/I3JZX999/FN30G79I3JZX999.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/0G79/I3JZX999/FN30G79I3JZX999.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/0G79/I3JZX999/FN30G79I3JZX999.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat These videos document my first attempts at generating electricity from a thermoelectric peltier device in 2012. The TEG that I used is a high powered unit able to withstand high temperatures and specially made for electricity generation.In terms of instructions, I dont think many people would want t...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:02:37 PST
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Power-Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-f/
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SMALL.jpg deisejei Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge MobileMaterials: Solar Panel 5 Watt 5 Volt Regulator Board Circuit ( You can DIY or buy from Ebay )Led Light - USB DC line
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:16:57 PST
DIY Barrel Stove Outdoor Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Barrel-Stove-Outdoor-Furnace/
DIY Barrel Stove Outdoor Furnace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/80LB/I3GX6MV8/FER80LBI3GX6MV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/80LB/I3GX6MV8/FER80LBI3GX6MV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/80LB/I3GX6MV8/FER80LBI3GX6MV8.SMALL.jpg ntense99 Welcome to my DIY Barrel Stove Outdoor Furnace documentation! Using this site I will show you some high-level information about my appliance. If you want to learn more about this project, please visit the following URLs, thanks!Blog:http://tinyurl.com/nngx3cpFacebook: http://tinyurl.com/m6e9e2tYouT...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:14:54 PST
DIY Led Desk Lamp Solar Magnet Motor Free Energy Generator Homemade Mini Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Led-Desk-Lamp-Solar-Magnet-Motor-Free-Energy-G/
DIY Led Desk Lamp Solar Magnet Motor Free Energy Generator Homemade Mini Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYG4/I3GX22NZ/F3EMYG4I3GX22NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYG4/I3GX22NZ/F3EMYG4I3GX22NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/MYG4/I3GX22NZ/F3EMYG4I3GX22NZ.SMALL.jpg kaskeisij Solar Big Energy, Free Energy, Green Energy - DIY Led Desk Lamp Homemade Mini Generator Electricity
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 01:03:52 PST
How To Wire / Terminate A UK 13A 3 Pin Plug http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Wire-Terminate-A-UK-13A-3-Pin-Plug/
How To Wire / Terminate A UK 13A 3 Pin Plug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NHQ6/I3DQIGP8/FKQNHQ6I3DQIGP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NHQ6/I3DQIGP8/FKQNHQ6I3DQIGP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NHQ6/I3DQIGP8/FKQNHQ6I3DQIGP8.SMALL.jpg rkistenmacher Here is my very first Instructable. Being an electrician and having bought an import item with a foreign plug on it, I thought I would make this Instructable to set out the Do's and Dont's for terminating cables into a 13A 3 pin plug. It's a sad fact that a lot of people simply don't know where to s...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 12:32:45 PST
Multi-Fuel Generator - Gas Propane NG http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Fuel-Generator-Gas-Propane-NG/
Multi-Fuel Generator - Gas Propane NG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UCT7/I3DQHHSY/FJIUCT7I3DQHHSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UCT7/I3DQHHSY/FJIUCT7I3DQHHSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UCT7/I3DQHHSY/FJIUCT7I3DQHHSY.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell Generators are a wonderful convenience when the power is out - unless you have no gasoline. Then they are a huge paperweight and an annoying reminder you should have had more gas on hand. This conversion is very fast and allows you to run your generator on gasoline, propane or natural gas - and ea...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:27:56 PST
Solar Water Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-1/
Solar Water Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SMALL.jpg andy.knote This was a project mostly just to see if I could do it- I was living full time in my motorhome, and I wanted to see if I could:1: Build a thermal solar water heater2: Build one primarily out of reclaimed/ reused resources3: Produce enough hot water to be useful. Supplies and Materials The basics,...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:24:30 PST
Homemade Mini Nano Chiller 2 Peltier Fridge Frefrigerator Conditioner DIY GPU CPU Water Cooler Block http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Battery-Green-Power-Cordless-Drill-Home/
Homemade Mini Nano Chiller 2 Peltier Fridge Frefrigerator Conditioner DIY GPU CPU Water Cooler Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ICFZ/I3DQ3QBY/FOFICFZI3DQ3QBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ICFZ/I3DQ3QBY/FOFICFZI3DQ3QBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ICFZ/I3DQ3QBY/FOFICFZI3DQ3QBY.SMALL.jpg drillbattery123 Homemade Mini Nano Chiller 2 Peltier Fridge Frefrigerator Conditioner DIY GPU CPU Water Cooler Block
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:15:50 PST
Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIY with Bag Cool Keeper Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-USB-Chiller-Fridge-Frefrigerator-Peltier-/
Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIY with Bag Cool Keeper Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/YM2E/I3BH82CV/F22YM2EI3BH82CV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/YM2E/I3BH82CV/F22YM2EI3BH82CV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/YM2E/I3BH82CV/F22YM2EI3BH82CV.SMALL.jpg chillerdiy234 Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator Peltier DIYMaterials:2 Peltier,2 Fan Computer,Foam Containers Box, Tape........ Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator 1 Peltier Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerator 1 Peltier Complette Homemade USB Chiller Fridge Frefrigerat...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 02:48:41 PST
5 Gal Bucket Clothes Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Bucket-1HP-1-Human-Power-Front-Load-Cloth/
5 Gal Bucket Clothes Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SMALL.jpg andy.knote I've seen a few 5 gallon bucket clothes washers, I thought I'd make a front loader.I made this entirely out of left-overs and scraps, there are things I could have done differently, but I was working with what I had.I want to mention- the most significant advantage of this "double bucket" design is ...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:08:11 PST
From fireplace to stove http://www.instructables.com/id/From-fireplace-to-stove/
From fireplace to stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/LA4D/I376UNCX/FS2LA4DI376UNCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/LA4D/I376UNCX/FS2LA4DI376UNCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/LA4D/I376UNCX/FS2LA4DI376UNCX.SMALL.jpg Stefan Gales I had an old fireplace, which, to give more heat, I transformed into stove.It happened in 2011 Project Sheets, angles, few bricks and M6 screws. Disassembly Cleaned and checked , what I keep and what I throw. Let's get to work I first made a frame from angle. I welded 3 walls of metal sheet...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:02:37 PST
Diesel storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-storage/
Diesel storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/2DEO/I34DXAL7/FPT2DEOI34DXAL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/2DEO/I34DXAL7/FPT2DEOI34DXAL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/2DEO/I34DXAL7/FPT2DEOI34DXAL7.SMALL.jpg andy.knote I experimented with some diesel storage options, and one that worked out well is mylar water storage bags (in cardboard boxes)DO NOT TRY THIS FOR GASOLINE! It wont work! Reinforce the spout I used a little hard-board to reinforce the spouts, not a necessary step but it helps when using the flex p...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:52:39 PST
°•Make a pencil lead light bulb•° http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pencil-lead-light-bulb/
°•Make a pencil lead light bulb•° - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WX7H/I2XTTZHV/FEPWX7HI2XTTZHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WX7H/I2XTTZHV/FEPWX7HI2XTTZHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WX7H/I2XTTZHV/FEPWX7HI2XTTZHV.SMALL.jpg hemaraj In this instructables iam going to say how to make bulb in pencil lead. during the process the lead can reach upto 300°¢ be carefull while handling •°Components Required•° * Pencil Lead* Testube* Meatel cap X 2* Big Needle X 2* Small metal to hold lead* 15 V DC supply °•Use 0.7 Lead•° I used 0...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:12:15 PST
Multiple Use Low Energy Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Use-Low-Energy-Fan/
Multiple Use Low Energy Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/819Q/I2XA89QU/FRA819QI2XA89QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/819Q/I2XA89QU/FRA819QI2XA89QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/819Q/I2XA89QU/FRA819QI2XA89QU.SMALL.jpg TimSwift Recently I built a fan from foam and a small DC motor. Not to powerful but it only uses .8 watts. And as a bonus the fan is removable allowing other attachments to be installed like a disc so you can make rotary art work? There are a lot of other possibility's! In this Instructable I will show you ...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:32:47 PST
Making Diesel from Waste Vegetable Oil - Biodiesel http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Diesel-from-Waste-Vegetable-Oil-Biodiesel/
Making Diesel from Waste Vegetable Oil - Biodiesel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Maybe if Walt and Jesse had taken to making biodiesel rather than methamphetamine they would have had less trouble with the Mexican cartels, less murders and violence and an altogether easier life? Also a lot more environmentally friendly! There have however been some moments of excitement in my bio...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:41:14 PST
Stove from barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Stove-from-barrels/
Stove from barrels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZB3U/I2VRBAUU/FT2ZB3UI2VRBAUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZB3U/I2VRBAUU/FT2ZB3UI2VRBAUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZB3U/I2VRBAUU/FT2ZB3UI2VRBAUU.SMALL.jpg Stefan Gales I built this stove in 2010 and I have been using it ever since. Cutting and Welding First I modified the barrels . Cutting and placing bricks Then I cut and placed the bricks. Ready for heating It was then ready for heating.Two years ago someone I know built this stove using these pictures ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:16:30 PST
Salvage reusable parts from CFL and reduce Carbon Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-reusable-parts-from-CFL-and-reduce-Carbon-/
Salvage reusable parts from CFL and reduce Carbon Footprint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr I recently visited a dump yard and i was just wondering around and noticed that most of the waste was the electronic waste and when i inspected the world stats i noticed that the electronic components and items leave the 75% of the carbon footprint while still they can be easily reused . When i inve...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:20:30 PST
Antique while you double insulate Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-while-you-double-insulate-Windows/
Antique while you double insulate Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7SXN/I2KBQDIK/F9U7SXNI2KBQDIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7SXN/I2KBQDIK/F9U7SXNI2KBQDIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/7SXN/I2KBQDIK/F9U7SXNI2KBQDIK.SMALL.jpg sabrinaclough Use old windows found at yard sales or antique shops to double insulate and cozy up drafty windows. Depending on the type of window frame you have, either rest the slightly larger old window on the sill (shown) or the slightly smaller old window inside the window opening.
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:21:40 PST
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Insulation-to-the-exterior-of-my-house/
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SMALL.jpg john pedersen This was a lengthy project that involved carefully removing the Aluminum siding off of my house, installing 1inch thick foil faced foam insulation and replacing the Aluminum siding.I have a small house that originally had a stucco exterior, at sometime probably in the 60's or 70's the then owner ha...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:49 PST
Solar In Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-In-Style/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUO/0CXU/I24M2ZZX/FUO0CXUI24M2ZZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUO/0CXU/I24M2ZZX/FUO0CXUI24M2ZZX.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUO/0CXU/I24M2ZZX/FUO0CXUI24M2ZZX.SMALL.jpg gearup500 This solar guide is in style! If you have any suggestions, just send it to me by message. How to Get Cheap Solar Power Parabolic solar oven Solar parabolic cooker with the mechanical mathematician! "The Solar Baby" Solar Oven, cooker. Easy Solar Cooker Cardboard and Duct tape S...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:51:52 PST
Spray Foam Insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Foam-Insulation/
Spray Foam Insulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/P0T2/I1YUEJIP/F9YP0T2I1YUEJIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/P0T2/I1YUEJIP/F9YP0T2I1YUEJIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/P0T2/I1YUEJIP/F9YP0T2I1YUEJIP.SMALL.jpg rovingcraftshop How do you keep warm living in a school bus? School buses were made for short distance transportation. Not for long term living. Even during that short distance transport the occupants are usually dressed for the season with winter wear if the need be. So even though there is some insulation in ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 21:36:31 PDT
Spring Loaded XC Retractable Spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Loaded-XC-Retractable-Spikes/
Spring Loaded XC Retractable Spikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/IPT4/I1XEIZPQ/FTYIPT4I1XEIZPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/IPT4/I1XEIZPQ/FTYIPT4I1XEIZPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/IPT4/I1XEIZPQ/FTYIPT4I1XEIZPQ.SMALL.jpg dragon9246 The goal of the project is to make the spikes retractable. In Cross Country, we run on grass, dirt, pavement, and many other surfaces. When not on a permeable surface such as grass, it is easy to damage/dent the insert spikes. By using a spring system, i was able to make my running spikes retract th...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:01:11 PDT
Sunlight Director http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunlight-Director/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:39:12 PDT
Yard Barn electrical system http://www.instructables.com/id/Yard-Barn-electrical-system/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:57:22 PDT
fuel vaporizer for Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/fuel-vaporizer-for-Generator/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:45 PDT
DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-400-Watt-Wind-Turbine/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:07:32 PDT
9 volt battery clip http://www.instructables.com/id/9-volt-battery-clip-1/
9 volt battery clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/AJBM/I15KZR8C/FEPAJBMI15KZR8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/AJBM/I15KZR8C/FEPAJBMI15KZR8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/AJBM/I15KZR8C/FEPAJBMI15KZR8C.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer 9 volt battery clips are one of the most useful objects in battery powered electronics. Yet, you never seem to have enough, or even any. Luckily in five minutes, you can make one for free, just out of your old 9V battery that is dead. Let's use our resources! Materials For your materials, you are...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:09:08 PDT
Comparing Apples, Oranges, and Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Comparing-Apples-Oranges-and-Batteries/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:01:17 PDT
Cheap and Easy Fireplace Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Fireplace-Heater/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:56:45 PDT
Homesteader wood fired hot tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Homesteader-wood-fired-hot-tub/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:41:37 PDT
DIY Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Turbine-2/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:43:22 PDT
Attic Stair Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Attic-Stair-Cover/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:58:29 PDT
Fire Pool Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pool-Heater/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:23:02 PDT
Shaky Leg Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaky-Leg-Power-Generator/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:32:34 PDT
Convert A PSU Into A Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-A-PSU-Into-A-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:32:37 PDT
Soldering info http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-info/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JSXY/HZV3RCU6/FPBJSXYHZV3RCU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JSXY/HZV3RCU6/FPBJSXYHZV3RCU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JSXY/HZV3RCU6/FPBJSXYHZV3RCU6.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro Uses of Different Soldering Iron Tips Electronics Soldering Mobile Workshop MAKE YOUR OWN SOLDERING STAND AT HOME How To: Desoldering How To: Soldering null null null null null
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 14:24:46 PDT
Heating a jacuzzi for a dollar a year http://www.instructables.com/id/Heating-a-jacuzzi-for-a-dollar-a-year-1/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:36:26 PDT
mini boiler http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-boiler/
mini boiler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/YS72/HZN0WTC9/FSXYS72HZN0WTC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/YS72/HZN0WTC9/FSXYS72HZN0WTC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/YS72/HZN0WTC9/FSXYS72HZN0WTC9.SMALL.jpg Taimoorzia a boiler of steam engine modle Make holes on can make two holes on one side and then put a piece of pipe in it for measuring the level of water and then make a big hole in the center of can then cover in with nut and a bolt this is the way of water inlet Steam outlet way make another hole besi...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 03:11:40 PDT
Crack the bottom of the beer bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Crack-the-bottom-of-the-beer-bottle/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:24:04 PDT
How to revive old lead acid batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-revive-old-lead-acid-batteries/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:31:46 PDT
Off-the-Grid Solar Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-the-Grid-Solar-Wagon/
Off-the-Grid Solar Wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5UQ3/HYPNX1GI/FAZ5UQ3HYPNX1GI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5UQ3/HYPNX1GI/FAZ5UQ3HYPNX1GI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5UQ3/HYPNX1GI/FAZ5UQ3HYPNX1GI.SMALL.jpg Beth Ferguson The Solar Wagon can be used as a portable or emergency energy system to charge laptops, cell phones, LED lights, or computer speakers. It is made from a re-purposed garden cart with a custom-built solar panel frame and off-the-grid solar electronics shelf. The project budget ranges from $500-$1500 d...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:10:19 PDT
Reusing Dead Electric Lighters for fun! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Dead-Electric-Lighters-for-fun/
Reusing Dead Electric Lighters for fun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/1LOF/HYNYNQI3/FLP1LOFHYNYNQI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/1LOF/HYNYNQI3/FLP1LOFHYNYNQI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/1LOF/HYNYNQI3/FLP1LOFHYNYNQI3.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello! I am Argha Halder. I am a high school student and I am mad about making stuff and learning science. Today I am going to talk a little about how electric lighters work and share a few fun things to do using dead electric lighters. So lets get started! #1 . How does an electric lighter work? ...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:08:15 PDT
Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supplies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/UHYA/HYNYL81U/FVTUHYAHYNYL81U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/UHYA/HYNYL81U/FVTUHYAHYNYL81U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/UHYA/HYNYL81U/FVTUHYAHYNYL81U.SMALL.jpg volthaus I love simple circuits. These power supply circuits will probaby be the most simple curcuits you will build but they can be the basis of some really neat projects. Dual voltage regulated power supply for Arduino/microcontroller projects Simple but elegant circuit. Well laid out design too. Simp...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:15:08 PDT