Instructables: exploring - workshop - diy - how to - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:17:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dramatic Wine Bottle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Dramatic-Wine-Bottle-Lights/
Dramatic Wine Bottle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SMALL.jpg TheSakariRock Happy Holidays! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is ready for the new year. If you're a college student on break, like me, and need something to do or forgot to get your parents presents, like me again, then this is a super easy and classy gift to make. In addition, since we just celebrat...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 16:16:37 PST
Make a Break Action Shotgun From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Break-Action-Shotgun-From-Scratch/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 02:47:09 PDT
Dual solar shed (regulated and unregulated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Solar-Shed-regulated-and-Unregulated/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 15:49:22 PDT
Install Mazda 3 LED Daytime Running Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Mazda-3-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights/
Install Mazda 3 LED Daytime Running Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy The Mazda 3 (Axela) is known to be a sporty sedan that has quite a large following all over the world. There are tons of upgrades for it, including a new set of Mazda 3 Direct Fit LED Daytime Running Lights. This LED assembly replaces the fog light bezel to give you a whole new flashy look. Use...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:17:58 PDT
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-LED-Roof-Cab-Lights/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:41:03 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Paint Realistic Faux Wood Grain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Realistic-Faux-Wood-Grain/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:32:23 PST
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-an-Oil-Change-on-a-Ford-F-150-Ecobo/
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SMALL.jpg zackro973 Taking your truck back to the dealer for an oil change can be expensive. So why not do it yourself? Also performing the job gives you the assurance the job was done right! Tools & Materials Needed: 15mm wrench Oil Filter Wrench Oil Drain Pan 6qt. 5-30w synthetic oil New oil filter roll of paper t...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:29:15 PDT
Cyclone Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:39:31 PDT
DIY On-Off Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-On-Off-Switch/
DIY On-Off Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips Simple idea which dosen't require special tools or skills to make it. This perfect to use with LED diodes. I'm going to built this switch into an upcoming project so if you interested in click on the follow button ;)Materials:plywood or solid wood or hardwoodthin wood (perhaps veneer or thin plywood...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:59:26 PST
Secret Compartment Box II http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-II/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 10:32:30 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-trestle-table/
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:06:29 PST
DIY Wood Veneer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Veneer-Light/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:55:37 PST
Concrete Bonding http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Bonding/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 08:02:19 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Beautiful-Pallet-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 19:17:57 PST
How To Install HID Conversion Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-HID-Conversion-Kit-1/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:50:59 PDT
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Car-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you seen anyone sport a set of LED Underbody car lights? Whether or not you choose to install the single colored LED strip or the multi-colored RGB LED strip is all based on personal preference, but here is a guide to go through the installation process. The concept is straightforward as you wi...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:20:32 PDT
How To Build a Variable Box Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Variable-Box-Joint-Jig/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:52:17 PDT
Drill Powered Adjustable Height Work Bench! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-Adjustable-Height-Work-Bench/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:25:08 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Make a wooden projector for your cell phone. And if you happen to watch the Force Awakens trailer 4 times in a row on your shop wall, well it is Star Wars day so who can blame you!This one is made from 1/8 Baltic Birch plywood and measures, 6" x 5 1/2" x 3" and has a lens savaged from an old p...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/action-figure-lamp/
action figure lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I saw a photo of a action figure lamp years ago and immediately fell in love. And then I made about 400 other things and never got around to making it. BUT NO LONGER!Bask in the action figure's lamp gold and action-packed glory. :DThis action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap project, and I l...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:34:19 PDT
DIY How to Make a Sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Make-a-Sawhorse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:22:04 PDT
DIY How to Refinish a Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Refinish-a-Table/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:07:35 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 HDPE is the plastic used in many household containers including gallon sized milk jugs. I made an Instructable a while back on the processing of HDPE using a blender and toaster oven. Well, I've been banned from touching the kitchen blender! So now I'm just rough cutting the plastic with a razor kni...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
Make a Wall Mounted Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wall-Mounted-Bar/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:28:34 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
How to rehandle ceramic knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rehandle-ceramic-knives/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:32:35 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetlejuice-Concrete-Art-Chair/
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice!!!Do you remember the concrete art sculptures made by Catherine O'Hara / Delia Deetz? Remember, Beetlejuice made them come alive in the marriage scene? I've always loved Tim Burton's style and I decided to try my hand at making one of those sculptures. I put the w...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:58:46 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamps and light are a necessary part of every household, allowing us to keep playing, working, and living into the night. Since they can be found in almost every room of the house, I thought it would be fun if they could be themed. While recently at Ikea, I saw the Brån Lamp, a beautiful glass based...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
Robot Blade Holder V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Blade-Holder-V20/
Robot Blade Holder V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PABX/HQVLENFS/FBMPABXHQVLENFS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PABX/HQVLENFS/FBMPABXHQVLENFS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PABX/HQVLENFS/FBMPABXHQVLENFS.SMALL.jpg Kris82 This Robot will be able to hold your saw blades, router bits as well as your scroll saw blades. This way you don't have to sit them down some where and ruin your blades. Also this is a good way to have storage while having a piece that everyone will like and talk about. Materials Needed: 1) ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:24:23 PST
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-DIY-Projector-Screen/
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SMALL.jpg griffinity For under $70, Griffin builds a classy 93-inch fixed projection screen! Also, where to buy cheap screen material—blackout cloth—and how to add a DIY tripod mount to your own projector! TOOLS Miter saw Power drill PARTS Blackout cloth, purchased here: http://www.carlofet.com/clearance-projector-scr...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:10:24 PST
How to Build an Electric Ukulele! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Electric-Ukulele/
How to Build an Electric Ukulele! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/TX5B/HKBFGXYO/FD0TX5BHKBFGXYO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/TX5B/HKBFGXYO/FD0TX5BHKBFGXYO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/TX5B/HKBFGXYO/FD0TX5BHKBFGXYO.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 When I saw the telelele on tumblr, I was inspired to start building one of my own. I had never built anything instrument related before, and it sounded like an easy way to prep me for building my dream project; an archtop/hollow body electric guitar. (possibly looking a bit like the Gibson Trini-Lop...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:44:58 PDT
Build a life-sized active volcano http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-life-sized-active-volcano/
Build a life-sized active volcano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IOX3/HET0ZUS2/FNGIOX3HET0ZUS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IOX3/HET0ZUS2/FNGIOX3HET0ZUS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IOX3/HET0ZUS2/FNGIOX3HET0ZUS2.SMALL.gif damianzuch I love my day job! Tina, James VDK and I were fortunate enough to be invited to help build a life-sized volcano (well, it was actually about four stories high...) for a television show. The purpose of the show was ultimately to allow scientists to test various theories on volcanic activity but the f...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:56:48 PDT
Build a Sander/Vacuum Box Dust Collector (for your girlfriend) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-SanderVacuum-Box-Dust-Collector-for-your/
Build a Sander/Vacuum Box Dust Collector (for your girlfriend) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SMALL.gif damianzuch Here is a very quick and easy table top dust collector that I put together for my poorest girlfriend as she was preparing to sand a bunch of resin cast picture frames. I was hoping to contain most of the nasty resin dust PLUS I had some old metal register metal that needed a project, so she got this...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 12:44:01 PDT
DIY Solar panels for RV or off grid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-panels-for-RV-or-off-grid/
DIY Solar panels for RV or off grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/33PS/H685B8OK/FUK33PSH685B8OK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/33PS/H685B8OK/FUK33PSH685B8OK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/33PS/H685B8OK/FUK33PSH685B8OK.SMALL.jpg aleutianwind    This instructable is about a couple solar panels I made while traveling in our RV. I ordered 72 solar cells from ebay. It was a kit that came with cells, flux pen, and flat buss wire. The glass came from a recycle store for 5 bucks. I got the epoxy encapsulate off ebay also. I added 3 more batter...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:50:55 PDT
How to easily remove vinyl tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-remove-vinyl-tiles/
How to easily remove vinyl tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/5OO8/GF7B8MZI/FLR5OO8GF7B8MZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/5OO8/GF7B8MZI/FLR5OO8GF7B8MZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/5OO8/GF7B8MZI/FLR5OO8GF7B8MZI.SMALL.jpg aeray The previous owner of our house, unfortunately, tried to "renovate" and "improve" the recently refinished and refurbished original clear-vertical-grain fir floors by sticking self-adhesive vinyl tiles to them to create "area rugs" of faux parquet and faux marble. After scraping, heating, and using a...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:36:09 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE.jpg https://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