Instructables: exploring - workshop - cool - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 15:32:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mysterious-Sliding-Tile-Secret-Compartment-Table/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Multifunction-Pocket-Tool/
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I started this project because I wanted a more convenient way to carry and store the variety of 1/4" bits that I like to keep with me for my day to day tinkering.  Once I had something that served that purpose I thought it would be fun to try to pack in a bit more utility by adding on some features ...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Instructable-Glass-Top-Desk-With-AmbientB/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:42:04 PDT
Rustic Tree Branch Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Tree-Branch-Lamp-Shades/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:05 PDT
HANG .10 coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/HANG-10-coffee-table/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 18:47:31 PST
Sheet Metal iPod Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Metal-iPod-Case/
Sheet Metal iPod Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/HP72/HD4VPHSW/FOCHP72HD4VPHSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/HP72/HD4VPHSW/FOCHP72HD4VPHSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/HP72/HD4VPHSW/FOCHP72HD4VPHSW.SMALL.jpg M3G Last week I was sitting around with a couple of my friends showing off my new iPod when one of them asked if I had a case for it yet. I responded that I didn't, but it got me thinking. I decided I would make my own case. As soon as I got home I sketched up a design and after a few days of work I had...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:32:05 PST
MAKE YOUR OWN SEA-GLASS MULCH! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-SEA-GLASS-MULCH/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Ok so it isn't true seaglass but it is a decent approximation and one of the few ways you could get enough to really fill your garden.  All it takes is an old cement mixer, a huge source of scrap glass and understanding neighbors.
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:27:03 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
Keepin' It Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/Keepin-It-Cool/
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 22:39:16 PDT
Hand Key Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-y-Key-Rack/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 18:50:52 PDT
Pallet Benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Benches-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FERA/H7W5YSYC/F87FERAH7W5YSYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FERA/H7W5YSYC/F87FERAH7W5YSYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FERA/H7W5YSYC/F87FERAH7W5YSYC.SMALL.jpg Technohippy we wanted some benches for the dining room, so naturally I decided to make some out of some pallets, found one in the garden and a few measurements later figured I would be able to get exactly two benches out of it with no leftovers. The completed benches were finished with a good sanding and some t...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 15:48:39 PDT
Etching Aluminum by Sand Blasting at the TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Aluminum-by-Sand-Blasting-at-the-TechShop/
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:32:52 PDT
LED Backlit Cardboard WALL CLOCK Cum Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Cardboard-WALL-CLOCK-Cum-Night-Ligh/
LED Backlit Cardboard WALL CLOCK Cum Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/NAYW/H5405T0M/FVLNAYWH5405T0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/NAYW/H5405T0M/FVLNAYWH5405T0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/NAYW/H5405T0M/FVLNAYWH5405T0M.SMALL.jpg Siddharth Jain Here's a simple yet elegant WALL CLOCK made just out of cardboard and a couple of L.E.D.s!  And what more!...it doubles as a NIGHT LIGHT !!! To see the time at night is no longer a problem!!!!.... MY MOTIVATION came from the following instructables :- http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CLOCK-cum-...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 05:35:39 PDT
A 1*1*1 foot Evaporative Cooler (Swamp Cooler) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-111-foot-Evaporative-Cooler-Swamp-Cooler/
A 1*1*1 foot Evaporative Cooler (Swamp Cooler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/0UG5/HWKK1ZB2/FHW0UG5HWKK1ZB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/0UG5/HWKK1ZB2/FHW0UG5HWKK1ZB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/0UG5/HWKK1ZB2/FHW0UG5HWKK1ZB2.SMALL.jpg book man I am a teenager and likes to make things this is my first Instructable.  I came up with this laying in bed because it was so hot.  I was going to buy a window air conditioner on top of our regular air conditioner.  Then I went to a swamp cooler and they didn't make a small enough one so I came up wi...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:58:41 PDT
DIY Green Hedge on the wall itself http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Green-Hedge-on-the-wall-itself/
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Sun, 27 May 2012 06:33:49 PDT
Ultimate Pacman / Space invaders Gaming Chair with speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Pacman-Space-invaders-Gaming-Chair-with/
Ultimate Pacman / Space invaders Gaming Chair with speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/6BKC/H1ZG81FT/F7N6BKCH1ZG81FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/6BKC/H1ZG81FT/F7N6BKCH1ZG81FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/6BKC/H1ZG81FT/F7N6BKCH1ZG81FT.SMALL.jpg rhogan1192 Little intro into this.  Pacman, space invaders, namco chair. this took about 4 weeks, lots of work. i wanted a chair to put in my room for when i play my playstation and stuff. i looked online and i couldnt find any chairs the suited my taste. i wanted a chair that showed my love for video games. t...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 00:47:40 PDT
All Metal Bolt Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Metal-Bolt-Earbuds/
All Metal Bolt Earbuds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/B0WJ/H0OJ3FX8/FQ7B0WJH0OJ3FX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/B0WJ/H0OJ3FX8/FQ7B0WJH0OJ3FX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/B0WJ/H0OJ3FX8/FQ7B0WJH0OJ3FX8.SMALL.jpg solomonhorses Here is an Instructable on how I made a pair of Hollow Bolt Earbuds.  I call them earbolts. There is a fair amount of skill necessary with a power drill, Dremel motor tool, soldering iron, and hand tools to perform this build described. I am only describing my method of making this, which is easies...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:57:59 PDT
Prototype Hover Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-Hover-Platform/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:32:06 PDT
Turner's Cube (Manual Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turners-Cube-Manual-Machine/
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:45:44 PDT
Keep Me Cool Portable Air Conditioning Cooler 120V http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-Me-Cool-Portable-Air-Conditioning-Cooler-120V/
Keep Me Cool Portable Air Conditioning Cooler 120V - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/0M0B/GRFMV7KA/FP60M0BGRFMV7KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/0M0B/GRFMV7KA/FP60M0BGRFMV7KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/0M0B/GRFMV7KA/FP60M0BGRFMV7KA.SMALL.jpg digitalmonkeyman I have always wanted to have Air Conditioning  in my shed, I mainly use it for storage, but I am always in there looking for something!  I was also looking to have something I could take with me, wherever I go, like to a friends house if we just hang out in the garage of on the deck.  I really don't...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 21:41:32 PDT
Make a music playing and LED reactive nightstand (no programming required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-music-playing-and-reactive-nightstand-no-p/
Make a music playing and LED reactive nightstand (no programming required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9OMU/GR9T2DM5/F0P9OMUGR9T2DM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9OMU/GR9T2DM5/F0P9OMUGR9T2DM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/9OMU/GR9T2DM5/F0P9OMUGR9T2DM5.SMALL.jpg dragonz2444 <br> Basically I'll show you how to make your own Night Stand that plays music and is reactive. You wi...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 20:55:15 PDT
Precision Trainers for Parkour http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Trainers-for-Parkour/
Precision Trainers for Parkour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7TOR/GQ5QBYX3/FG47TORGQ5QBYX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7TOR/GQ5QBYX3/FG47TORGQ5QBYX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7TOR/GQ5QBYX3/FG47TORGQ5QBYX3.SMALL.jpg ParkerParkour Have you ever wanted to practice your precision jumps, but have no where to train them? Or maybe its raining outside, and your really itching to train. Perhaps you have somewhere to train them, but its high off the the ground and you don't want to practice there until you get the move down. These a...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 16:07:42 PDT
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cube-inside-a-cube-inside-a-cube/
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Fri, 6 May 2011 13:17:19 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
Amazing Cardboard Shelf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Cardboard-Shelf/
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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 12:20:53 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SMALL.jpg jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Air Cooler/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-CoolerHeater/
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Sat, 3 May 2008 12:39:07 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!/
Portable 12V Air Conditioner --Cheap and easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/2ZUV/F54HJ6K0/FH42ZUVF54HJ6K0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/2ZUV/F54HJ6K0/FH42ZUVF54HJ6K0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/2ZUV/F54HJ6K0/FH42ZUVF54HJ6K0.SMALL.jpg CameronSS This project is my dad's $10 solution to a $500 solution to a $25,000 problem. As I have previously mentioned around the site, my Dad owns an electric 1979 Ford Courier pickup, and is cool enough to let me drive it around. We absolutely love it, and wouldn't trade it for a Tesla Roadster, but one of...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 22:04:09 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
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Shelves-Made-From-Longboards/
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SMALL.jpg NitroRustlerDriver This is my first instructable, so bear with me. Any suggestions to improve it are very welcome. I recently decided to get rid of my old DVD/Media shelves as I was tired of them and they took up too much floor space. After pondering a bit about a solution, I found this instructable: www.instructabl...
By: NitroRustlerDriver

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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:12:35 PST
Too Hot? Keep cool at home, car, outside with the Back Cooler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Too-Hot-Remove-heat-from-your-body-with-the-Back-/
Too Hot? Keep cool at home, car, outside with the Back Cooler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9JE5/FX8OUHPL/FES9JE5FX8OUHPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9JE5/FX8OUHPL/FES9JE5FX8OUHPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9JE5/FX8OUHPL/FES9JE5FX8OUHPL.SMALL.jpg Ev Too hot? Use ice and water to remove heat from your body. A 12 volt pump moves cold water through tubes strapped to the back of a car seat, lawn chair or even indoor furniture. An ice chest of nearly any size can be used. Within seconds of starting the pump you'll feel like someone dumped a glass o...
By: Ev

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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 13:56:31 PDT
Car Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/Q7T6/FNNK1P27/FYUQ7T6FNNK1P27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/Q7T6/FNNK1P27/FYUQ7T6FNNK1P27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/Q7T6/FNNK1P27/FYUQ7T6FNNK1P27.SMALL.jpg Lego man Everyone wants a car that defines themselves (or at least some of us do). That is why some people modify or hack their cars. Here are just a select few Instructables on car mods and hacks.They can be as helpful as seeing the dashboard gauges better, or as cool as converting a car to an electric gree...
By: Lego man

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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 11:11:39 PST
lampshade for energy saving lamp, from Recycled Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/lampshade-for-energy-shaving-lamp-from-Recycled-/
lampshade for energy saving lamp, from Recycled Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/A857/FPWWTLL4/FLMA857FPWWTLL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/A857/FPWWTLL4/FLMA857FPWWTLL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/A857/FPWWTLL4/FLMA857FPWWTLL4.SMALL.jpg bara1962 This Instructable will show you how to craft lampshade for energy saving lamp ,from used Water Bottles. What we will need. Empty water bottles(many coloured) ,2l clear bottle, scissors,blade,adhesive Make(many coloured) tape.Rope,cord,string from Recycled Water Bottles! Cut the top and b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2009 01:41:46 PST
AWESOME AppleBee's Carside To-Go Container Seed Germinator / Starter!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/AppleBees-Carside-To-Go-Container-Seed-Germinator/
AWESOME AppleBee's Carside To-Go Container Seed Germinator / Starter!!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/76TO/FKD1LQHQ/FEZ76TOFKD1LQHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/76TO/FKD1LQHQ/FEZ76TOFKD1LQHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/76TO/FKD1LQHQ/FEZ76TOFKD1LQHQ.SMALL.jpg thenear1send Eat at AppleBee's Lately??? Had any food to-go?? Stuck with that cool dome-like food container?Well if you are in posession of one of those food container things, with about 2 minutes of work, you can make your self a neat little seed germinator that is sturdy and reusable, unlike many of the other ...
By: thenear1send

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Thu, 28 Aug 2008 19:38:34 PDT
The 59 Minute Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-59-Minute-Bookshelf/
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By: Mr. Rig It

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Tue, 25 Mar 2008 23:08:28 PDT
Five-Cent Wedding Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Cent-Wedding-Band/
Five-Cent Wedding Band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FM32/DRIEP27YFNA/FZ3FM32DRIEP27YFNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FM32/DRIEP27YFNA/FZ3FM32DRIEP27YFNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FM32/DRIEP27YFNA/FZ3FM32DRIEP27YFNA.SMALL.jpg dan Tired of gold and diamonds? Perhaps you're a bit cool on that whole "diamonds are forever" bit? Maybe you're reluctant to prop up the De Beers cartel? Gold is nice, but doesn't it leave a bad taste in your mouth to be such a conformist consumer?Well this is the project for you, the progressive, s...
By: dan

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Wed, 10 May 2006 23:36:31 PDT
How to Make a TRON Style Lamp: The MADYLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TRON-Style-Lamp-The-MADYLIGHT/
How to Make a TRON Style Lamp: The MADYLIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JNZ0/FAQEDKOQ/F0FJNZ0FAQEDKOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JNZ0/FAQEDKOQ/F0FJNZ0FAQEDKOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JNZ0/FAQEDKOQ/F0FJNZ0FAQEDKOQ.SMALL.jpg Greg Madison Version francaise : cliquer ici !Thanks to my job as a magician, I have been able to acquire skills to materialize in our reality, effects that at first might seem completely impossible to achieve (except of course in special effects movies) like transforming a human being in a snow storm... Always ...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 19:46:27 PST
The Stirling Engine, absorb energy from candles, coffee, and more! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sterling-Engine-absorb-energy-from-candles-c/
The Stirling Engine, absorb energy from candles, coffee, and more! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc There's energy all around us that's just waiting to be tapped into. Whether it's hot coffee on a cold day, light from the sun, scented candles, waste heat from electronics... there's power to be had! How about we turn it into useful power? Step in the sterling engine. Ever put a tightly filled ball...
By: thecheatscalc

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Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:22:22 PST
Cool Cloud Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Cloud-Lamp!/
Cool Cloud Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2VPY/F6S8S4PS/FZB2VPYF6S8S4PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2VPY/F6S8S4PS/FZB2VPYF6S8S4PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2VPY/F6S8S4PS/FZB2VPYF6S8S4PS.SMALL.jpg babblin5 Make a very neat lava-like lamp for less than $10 in parts. Uses only soap and water. No chemicals, easy, fun, and the results are incredibly neat! I added some cheap plastic eyeballs and suspended them from the lid with thread to make an Eerie Halloween Display! Supplies You'll Need The main ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2007 22:22:54 PDT
sunlight engraver! A simple way to engrave! http://www.instructables.com/id/sunlight-engraver!-A-simple-way-to-engrave!/
sunlight engraver! A simple way to engrave! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc Ok, you want to do some engraving on wood, plastic, or on your hand? (no, not really) don't feel like buying one of those expensive wood engraver irons? Want a foolproof way to make nice engravings without worrying about your hand slipping and botching the whole job?THIS IS FOR YOU! If you like simp...
By: thecheatscalc

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Mon, 7 May 2007 22:58:55 PDT