Instructables: exploring - workshop - ac - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:55:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Adjustable Power Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Power-Outlet/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:23:26 PST
Ice box air conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-box-air-conditioner/
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006 12:07:39 PST
Adding Freon to your automobile's Air Condtioning system http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Freon-to-your-automobiles-Air-Condtioning-/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 09:40:56 PDT
Electric Pickle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Pickle-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ABDW/H63P3VJC/F75ABDWH63P3VJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ABDW/H63P3VJC/F75ABDWH63P3VJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ABDW/H63P3VJC/F75ABDWH63P3VJC.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Plug a pickle into a 120V AC outlet and watch in glow. Materials: Pickle AC power cord Thick copper wire Procedure: Cut and strip the power cord.  Wrap together the neutral and ground wires.  Cut the live wire about 6 inches shorter than the neutral/ground.  This will reduce acci...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 21:12:48 PDT
Installing A/C unit inside of a horizontally sliding window. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-AC-unit-inside-of-a-horizontally-slidi/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2009 22:19:41 PDT
Homemade air conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-air-conditioner/
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Fri, 7 Jul 2006 12:08:56 PDT
Portable 12V Air Conditioner --Cheap and easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-Air-Conditioner---Cheap-and-easy!/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 22:04:09 PDT
Easy DIY Electric Motorcycle Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Electric-Motorcycle-Conversion/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 17:08:10 PST
Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides We've got all kinds of welding Instructables on the site, including how to use MIG and TIG welders, how to make your own spot welder from scratch, a stick welder from a set of batteries and a microwave, and plenty of other tips and tricks to help you start your own metal shop, or just brush up on yo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 12:16:45 PST
Cheap Welding for Punks http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2008 18:33:59 PDT
How to build a 72Volt electric motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-72Volt-electric-motorcycle/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2008 07:49:42 PDT