Instructables: exploring - workshop - cheap - diy - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:50:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
Laser-cut desktop lamp (LED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-desktop-lamp-LED/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:26:06 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Lamp with Himmeli Shade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Lamp-with-Himmeli-Shade/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 17:01:55 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
Ikea Hack: Wedding Photo Booth From Canvas Wardrobes http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Photo-Booth-From-Canvas-Wardrobes/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:30:57 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Stool-from-One-2x4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SMALL.jpg xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-to-Portable-workstationtoolbox/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:59:34 PDT
Planter Box from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-from-Pallets/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:19:23 PST
Spray Paint Can Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Can-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 13:46:52 PST
Make Biodiesel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Biodiesel/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 08:00:24 PDT
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fold-out-SofaFutonBed-Frame/
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:01:39 PST
Cheap Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Storage-Shelves/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-LED-Bunk-Lights-home-built-wooden-lase/
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these myself. I also built and installed them without assistance, so it's an easy project. You will also see photos and video of a black-stained, RGB LED Bunk Li...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:26:52 PDT
How to Make Your Own Car Stereo-UPDATED WITH A VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Car-Stereo/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 00:31:09 PDT
Ultimate Vegetable "EarthBox" For CHEAP!! :) TeraHydro Boxes (aka TetraHydro Box) DIY HOMEMADE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Vegtable-quotEarthBoxquot-For-CHEAP/
Ultimate Vegetable "EarthBox" For CHEAP!! :) TeraHydro Boxes (aka TetraHydro Box) DIY HOMEMADE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0GB9/FU6LZOHO/FGF0GB9FU6LZOHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0GB9/FU6LZOHO/FGF0GB9FU6LZOHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0GB9/FU6LZOHO/FGF0GB9FU6LZOHO.SMALL.jpg brian3140 EARTHBOX Website ATTN! If you like this guide please rate it with a 1-5 star rating to the right of this text and leave comments with constructive criticism :) Thanks :) Intro: This is a guide to building a 2 different great "EarthBox" systems for next to nothing in relation to the $50 commercial ...
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Sat, 2 May 2009 16:14:45 PDT
Simple, cheap compost bin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-cheap-compost-bin/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:24:28 PDT
How to Do Your Laundry for Free. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-your-laundry-for-free/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 12:49:19 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
$5 Home Theater for March Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-50-Home-Theater-Projector-for-March-Madnes/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:31:08 PDT
Beautility: An eco, easy and elegant beer bottle shelf. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautility-eco-easy-elegant/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 10:27:35 PST
How To Make Faux Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Faux-Rocks/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 15:14:50 PDT
Simple & Stylish Toddler Bed for Under $40 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stylish-Toddler-Bed-for-Under-40/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:55:23 PST
My Industrial looking HomeCinema, Build on Budget, Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Industrial-looking-HomeCinema-Build-on-Budget/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:37:17 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
Cool Cloud Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Cloud-Lamp!/
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Mon, 1 Oct 2007 22:22:54 PDT
Quick, Cheap, and Easy Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-and-Easy-Tool-Organizer/
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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:14:03 PST
Make a Hide - A - Key (stash spot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hide-A-Key-stash-spot/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 20:51:05 PST
Easy electroplating (Galvanizado f�cil) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-electroplating-Galvanizado-fcil/
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Sun, 13 May 2012 18:25:54 PDT
Cheap Welding for Punks http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2008 18:33:59 PDT
My forge (mi fragua) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-forge-mi-fragua/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 05:19:10 PDT
My Phil B type carbon arc torch (mi soplete de arco a carb�n, tipo Phil B) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Phil-B-type-carbon-arc-torch-mi-soplete-de-arc/
My Phil B type carbon arc torch (mi soplete de arco a carb�n, tipo Phil B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 PLEASE HELPME WITH ENGLISH ERRORS. I WILL APPRECIATE YOUR KINDNESS! Luego de haber hecho dos versiones de sopletes de un solo carbón, esta y esta, finalmente decidí que ya era hora de experimentar lo que hizo Phil B hace un tiempo. Obviamente, lo hice a mi manera, con las cosas que encontré a mano....
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 19:35:48 PST
Table belt sander (lijadora de banda, de mesa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-belt-sander-lijadora-de-banda-de-mesa/
Table belt sander (lijadora de banda, de mesa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace unos meses me regalé una lijadora de banda. Es una excelente herramienta, versátil, resistente, poderosa. Pero... siempre tiene que existir un "pero". Para trabajos pequeños es algo difícil de manejar. Por ejemplo, para lijar piezas chicas, suelo ponerla "patas para arriba" sobre las piernas y ...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 20:39:05 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SMALL.jpg aeray Build an easy, portable 3' x 8' wooden bookshelf in about 20 minutes, with a minimum of tools and less than 1% waste, for about $60. The basic concept can be modified to create any size shelf system needed. For a similar bed see: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/ Fo...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
My Improvised DC Generator Build http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Improvised-DC-Generator-Build/
My Improvised DC Generator Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 This is an improvised DC generator I built from an old gas-powered lawn edger and a permanent magnet DC motor. The inspiration behind this generator was to have a cheap way to charge up my battery banks on days when the weather is cloudy and calm, and my solar panels and wind turbine aren't pro...
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Thu, 9 Sep 2010 03:41:33 PDT
How to build a wood fired hot tub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-wood-fired-hot-tub/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2007 14:17:27 PST
DIY Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Panel/
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Thu, 1 Feb 2007 19:06:46 PST
Build a Microwave Transformer Homemade Stick/Arc Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Microwave-Transformer-Homemade-Welder/
Build a Microwave Transformer Homemade Stick/Arc Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/OKM4/FAHIWACV/FTNOKM4FAHIWACV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/OKM4/FAHIWACV/FTNOKM4FAHIWACV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/OKM4/FAHIWACV/FTNOKM4FAHIWACV.SMALL.jpg stasterisk I had no idea making a DIY welder would be so easy to do. And, it's pretty much FREE! Additionally, the stick welder you get is definitely better than anycheap commercial welder you can buy. Why is this homemade thing better than something you can buy? Because when you factor in shipping and labor ...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 19:47:13 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SMALL.jpg aeray Build a queen size platform bed on the cheap, with storage space underneath, for less than $30, in about an hour, and learn some basic carpentry skills in the process. Please read the "design objective" below. For similarly easy shelving plans, see: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-wa...
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Birch and Aluminum Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-and-Aluminum-Desk/
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Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:44:43 PST
Cheap Portable Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Projector-Screen/
Cheap Portable Projector Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/SI2Z/G4UH8U5T/FIKSI2ZG4UH8U5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/SI2Z/G4UH8U5T/FIKSI2ZG4UH8U5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/SI2Z/G4UH8U5T/FIKSI2ZG4UH8U5T.SMALL.jpg TimBTodd I finally decided to upgrade from the sheet I had tacked to my wall. I had a small budget, and wanted to be able to take it down when I wasn't using it and this is what I came up with. Materials I already had some of the materials, so it cost me less than a dollar, but it could be done for arou...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:51:14 PST