Instructables: exploring - workshop - cool Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:57:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online - More DIY How To Projects]]> adenda2 I love the look and feel of the bentwood rings,but the only ones I could find are a bit plain for me. If I'm going to have a wooden ring, It's got to show off my skills a little, right? So had some time and paitence, so I thought I'd take it up a notch and show you how it's done. Since I couldn't ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
SCOOBY DOO VAN - More DIY How To Projects]]> D0c Trasformation in to Scooby Doo Van. forget all your super cars for getting cool attention! This mystery machine van was about to end up in the scrap heap and was originally saved from that fate as it was going to be used as a play house for kids toys, The vehicle was suitable due to its compact ...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 05:12:16 PDT
Garage Cooler
Garage Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> fpayton1 If you want to work in your garage during hot summers, then this is the project for you. Today I made my own NFL style Swamp cooler so I could get stuff done when it's a 110 degrees in the garage. This is my first instructable by the way. CREATE A BASE Using some scrap wood laying around the gar...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:06:19 PDT
Solar Engraving Wood
Solar Engraving Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> MarkYu So now it is summer and the sun is out, it is super hot, and the sun's rays are the strongest this time of year, so why not harness it to make some cool and cheap engravings into wood. I created this Instructable to somewhat recreate the ability of laser engraving wood. However, my results were way ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 18:00:51 PDT
Giant Jenga Diy
Giant Jenga Diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey everybody it's momo. And today were going to make an outdoor Jenga set/ lawn jenga! Do enjoy! Supplies 1- sander2- power saw3- 8 foot long, 2x4 wide wood4- (not necessary, but advised) safety glasses On The Power Saw Put in a stopper thing so you won't have to measure every time. The stopp...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 20:23:25 PDT
recycled pallet note pad chalk board
recycled pallet note pad chalk board - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickysp8 have a note pad handy where ever you need it. Not only does it use recycled pallets but also saves on paper note pads Simple to make and fun to use Things I used TOOLS Pallet wood (1/4 sawn)Table saw spar varnishHand plane ...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 22:03:03 PDT
Car Polishing (Mother's Polishing Tool Made Cheap)
Car Polishing (Mother's Polishing Tool Made Cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> MarkYu I have a very helpful and useful hack for anyone who wants to polish things such as car rims, grilles, exhaust tips, metal, and other materials and items. This hack is a cheaper remake of the Mother's Powerball, and will save you $21 which can go into more important things in our lives. This polishi...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:36:37 PDT
Skateboard recycled into shelves
Skateboard recycled into shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin I found this small skateboard near our trash cans and decided I could definitely use this for something creative. I chose to clean, paint cut and hang the board on my wall as shelves. The skateboard I found looked something like the one in the picture.What you will need:skateboardshelf bracketssmall...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 10:23:26 PDT
The Making of A Picture Frame ytareke1988 I thought I would share the process of making a picture frame for my bathroom wall. The most challenging part is cutting the pieces correctly, other than that it's a pretty simple process. Meet Emona Lisa.
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:42:22 PDT
1940s Radio Bar
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Tools needed for Projects
Tools needed for Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino If you going to be making projects you need the right tool for the job. Tools can be expensive I slowly started gathering tools as I needed them for projects. Also keeping your tools organized is very important in saving time when you need to find and use them. I have a main tool box that is good fo...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:36:25 PDT
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 1 - Rims
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 1 - Rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikeMosher Doing some improvements on my trusty old little blazer. First step painting my corroded aluminum rims. Some of this work was done at Techshop. Taking Off The Tires and Rims While doing the ball joints on my truck, I decided to paint my rims, the first step was removing the...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:28:49 PDT
bubble light
bubble light - More DIY How To Projects]]> gruban things we need: 1.air pump 3.battery 4.battery holder 5.plastic container 6.water with liquid soap cap first make two holes on the cap,place the light in it and make a hole at center for the bubble to come out  connection now connect the light in series connection   cont...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Lightweight PVC Air Tank
Lightweight PVC Air Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> gattlinggun This is probably one of the most useful things ever invented. Air tanks have more uses than i can explain. This is a fun project in which you can create a low pressure pvc air tank in minutes. It will require very little effort and the air tank consists of only 5-6 parts which will cost you les...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:19:39 PDT
Chassis Cross Member Clock
Chassis Cross Member Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> TOC82517 I am currently undergoing the restoration of a 1966 Series 2A Land Rover. We are making chassis repairs and this cross member was beyond economic repair, the nice hole just off the center got me thinking. Then I spotted an old clock we had lying around in the garage and though 'yes!' Components an...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:31:12 PDT
Log Box/bandsaw Box
Log Box/bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchbar1 The stuff you will need for this project is a log, bandsaw or chop saw this can be done on a chop saw but easier with bandsaw, drill press, dowel or something like dowel, sandpaper Getting The Piece Of Wood You will want to find a piece of wood that is not to big so you can use it on the bandsaw....
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:32:07 PST
Make A Portable Tool Holder
Make A Portable Tool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> mnmmihir This instructable will show you how to make a portable tool holder out of an old suitcase. Btw this is my first instructable!PLEASE VOTE FOR ME!Thanks! Parts And Tools Needed Glue (hot glue, epoxy, or caulking...) or Velcro SuitcaseOld tool containers and other containers Test Fit The Containe...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:11:08 PST
Make Your Car Look Better For Cheap
Make Your Car Look Better For Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> thebomb1023 An easy way to make you car look way better for little to no money and it takes little time What You Need You will need1. A tire to do it with2. Some painters exacto knife4. Some white paint.( can use others but white is suggested) Prep The Tire First clean the tire where the letterin...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:02:15 PST
Pocket/Mini Crossbow Tutorial Triggerhappy101 This is me in the process of making my Mini crossbow. If you need a more detailed tutorial, go to TopDIY's "Make a real mini crossbow!" 100% credit to TopDIY for this crossbow NOTE: i am making two at a time so i will make the start better. I hope this tutorial helps :) NOTE: Instructable still i...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:19:07 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple)
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> snow1434 I would like to share one of my favorite projects how to make a bottle lamp. You do have to invest about $15  for a diamond bit, but the bottle lamps can be made for less than $10 and they make amazing gifts or sold for a profit at craft shows and Etsy shops. Before we start i made this instructable...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
Clairvoyant Lamp
Clairvoyant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> AwabHassan The idea is to have a lamp with words swirling in it using the principle of a lava lamp. The words move around making phrases and statements of different meanings. It works great as a mood lamp too and helps you think. (Video of a working lamp is here and also on the last step of this Instructrabl...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:28:40 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver The Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table is an idea that I have been tossing around for some time.  I have always enjoyed Puzzles, Woodworking, and Secret Compartments and this project combines the three in a fun and interesting way. The idea behind the table is that it conceals a secret compa...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
Whisky Box Remote Contol Holder
Whisky Box Remote Contol Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcosbm16 I went to an Auction one day and got 4 of these whisky box for 5 dollars. I sold three and decided that I could make one of these into something and that is where I got the idea. Here is how you make it. Clearing the Whisky Box I choose to clear the whisky box in order to make it look brand ne...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:08:10 PST
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool.
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlavicFMJ This is my new Instructable on how to Acid Etch your knife. Knife Etching video Here is what you need: - Knife- Ferric Chloride $12.50 - Nail Polish $3 - Nail Polish remover $3 - 400 grit sand paper - Tall bottle or a container - Paper towels So as you can see this project doesn't require much mone...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:41:08 PST
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> bhvm You've seen in Sci-FI, games and on TV. Beautiful and powerful cars zipping past you, charismatic LEDs glowing and Shining. Dream? Not Anymore! With my Easy to follow Instructable, now add Dazzling LED Grille lights quick and cheap. Whole project costs near 250 Rupees (5 dollars) Next page please. ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:46:58 PST
Wire Scorpion
Wire Scorpion - More DIY How To Projects]]> tomatoskins To start off, I am not claiming to have created this myself or be the first to post this info here on Instructables. The story behind me learning this art is not a long one. My supervisor at work has made these for quite some time. One day I was sitting at his desk looking at them and thought "I can...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:33:40 PST
Super Obvious Speaker Stash
Super Obvious Speaker Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> muddog15 Ever wanted a super obvious, but super secret stash? How bout that speaker on your old stereo system that gets used every day, but never gets moved? Check! " I apologize for the photos ahead of time. I don't have a steady hand while taking pictures. I will get a tripod one of these days" "IF YOU...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:10:50 PST
Bed Frame
Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> taylorfain2009 This is going to be a very long drawn out instructable I'm hopefully going to be able to explain this well enough that anyone can do it. I will go into more detail than I normally do and if you have a little woodworking experience you will be fine. This is a queen size bed frame for under 200 dollar...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:04:57 PST
Small Corner/End Table
Small Corner/End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> taylorfain2009 This is a two shelf 3 leg table I built. I am going to put it next to my couch as an end table. Tools: Basic Hand toolsTable sawSander GluePin nailer Stain of your choice Material: 3/4 x 2 strip of oak5/8 plywood Cutting Your Material Ok you need to cut your legs at an 8 degree angle on the botto...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:13:35 PST
Tic-tac Torch
Tic-tac Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> eva_maree_dixon Simple Project Materials : Tic tac containerSmall light circuit or old book light Tape Knife markerNOT ALL MATERIALS IN PIC!!! Light It Up Firstly I am doing this instructable with a old cheap reading light but if you are doing it with a simple light circuit it's pretty easy to follow;First ...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:55:07 PST
Red L.E.D. strip bedroom lighting
Red L.E.D. strip bedroom lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I wanted to give my room some cool lighting and this is how i decide to do it. I bought led strip lighting off ebay. it is fairly cheap. you can order it with a ac adapter to plug into the wall but since I was putting lighting behind my desk, night stand, and dresser I decieded to run them into a bo...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:42:22 PST
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY attractive Planters from Junk
DIY attractive Planters from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> bhvm Be it an Unattractive Corner, Atop a boring table, Ignored Wall, or Smack in the middle of your hall, Plants can instantly add a dash of zest to your life! They suck out VOCs and pollutants and give out fresh, pure air to keep us healthy. And they are very good at helping your mood as well! All sai...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:58:50 PST
Way Powerful DIY Stainless Steel HDTV Antenna
Way Powerful DIY Stainless Steel HDTV Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> book man This antenna is very makeshift however it works great. What I did was took a old air purifier and solved a TV signal problem. So I hacked a Oreck Air purifier to a excellent HDTV antenna. I made it out of parts I had laying around my house it has a total of 2 main things to make it work. I know it i...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 21:49:38 PST
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> komomochan This Instructable/Ikea Hack is going to teach you how I built a glass top desk with ambient lighting.   There is many ways you can do this project but I chose something cheap and simple to work with. So I chose to get my materials at Ikea. Really, you can get your materials in whatever shape/size y...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:42:04 PDT
Wooden Flare Pistol Ignis27 I made this flare pistol in my spare time, I didn't spend any money on it because I already had the materials. it uses homemade black powder stars and homemade willow black powder to fire. It uses a toy gun cap as a primer. the cap fits over a nipple on the back, the nipple is made from a rivet. it ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 22:18:41 PDT
The absolute easiest way to double your remote unlock's range for your vehicle donovan2themax5 This is one of the techniques that use every day. all you have to do is put the remote to your cheek and click the button why pressed against your cheek what this does is it sends the signal using you as a huge antenna.
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:00:40 PDT
A simple pallet gate Technohippy My Most recent make was a gate made from parts of a pallet. The crucial thing here is to find the right pallet for the job. I had a couple lying around so ended up using one that appeared fairly lightweight with small narrow slats and fairly minimal fixings (believe me the heavy duty ringshank fixin...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:31:00 PDT
How to Make Wooden Cooking Spoons
How to Make Wooden Cooking Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> Basement_Craftsman Quite a while back i published the pictures of some of my oak spoons i made, but now i finally decided to make a step by step Instructable. But anyyywho lets get to work. Materials First ya gotta get the right tools, here is just a quick sample of what you need, most of which could be done by oth...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 17:49:20 PDT
Make a real Mini Crossbow ! TopDIY This the most made mini crossbow ever !, it is the best tutorial for a mini crossbow !, this video shows you how to make it Step by Step. Enjoy and have a great day. :) Youtube Channel: PS. Don't forget to Follow me on Instructables ;)
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:17:22 PDT
Fake A/C Fan usbdevice I want a fan that comes with a adjustable vent so I can control the direction of the air just like I could in a car. So I built one. What you need: - Car A/C Vent - 80mm 12V PC fan - Bunch of styrofoam (from laptop and gadget boxes) - Double-sided foam tape - 12V power supply or battery I found a ...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:49:09 PDT
Solar Battery Charger!! sidgupta This is an Instructable  on how to make a solar powered battery charger. In my case it re-charges 4 * 1.2 V NiMh batteries. Things you need: 1. Solar Panel ( I used a 9 V one to charge 4 batteries. Each battery requires about 2 V to charge so you can accordingly adjust the size of the panel ). 2....
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:23:49 PDT
Rustic Tree Branch Lamp Shade
Rustic Tree Branch Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz This might sound a bit funny, but the idea of making this lamp came from my.... dream! :p So, I decided to make my dream come true. This ible will show you how to make lamp shades from small tree logs. It's very easy to make, cheap too. Materials needed To make these lamp shades you'll need: ...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:05 PDT
Awesome crossbow and carrybag
Awesome crossbow and carrybag - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Craft Club Cross bow craft This has turned out better than i thought, has taken me a good few hours to make but was good fun and although i took lots of pictures whilst going along the steps were fairly simple, you could make this in a few hours i reckon although it took me more as i had to do this in-bet...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 11:36:07 PST
HANG .10 coffee table
HANG .10 coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraigRJess The HANG .10 coffee table is a think-outside-the-box expansion from the Eames/Herman Miller surfboard table's original design. The name comes from the 2 racing stripes made of Canadian dimes and the option to hang it on the wall if you so choose.....hence the name HANG .10      Since the name is al...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 18:47:31 PST
Milk Jug LED Lamp
Milk Jug LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elemental LED Have any extra milk jugs laying around your house? If you do, you're one step closer to a fun and resourceful lighting project. The Milk Jug LED Lamp is easy to make, stylish and will only take a small chunk of change out of your wallet. The coolest part is you can fill up the jug with anything you ...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:12:02 PST
Sheet Metal iPod Case
Sheet Metal iPod Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Permanent Lava Lamp
Permanent Lava Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Buildone This is my first instructable so I hope you all like it! Answers to Make-To-Learn Q's: 1. What did you make? I made a working, permanent lava lamp and the materials for it are on the next page. Also, on my website, I show instructions for other not permanant lava lamps. 2. How did you make it? I ...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:34:46 PST
Wooden Star Wars AT-AT walker model
Wooden Star Wars AT-AT walker model - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeroentrebuchet Hi, My name is Jeroen and I am a amateur model maker. I make models (mostly working) from pictures and mostly from wood. I am currently working on a Trebuchet I do this in my garage. However since it is quite cold over here ...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:20:15 PST