Instructables: exploring - workshop - free - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:28:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pallet End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-End-Table/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 17:16:58 PDT
Solar Panel Setup around $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Setup-around-100/
Solar Panel Setup around $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 My objective was to be able to charge and use, cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices that use less than 100 watts. Also I wanted to have the power ready and available day or night. The parts I used are: $39 Solar Cells Untabbed 0.5 volt 2.8 amp 1.4 watt $11 CMP12 10 amp Charge Controller ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:32 PST
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SMALL.jpg seamster I do a lot of woodworking in my garage, where I also store all of our family bicycles.  Keeping our bikes clean has always been a headache for me, so I decided it was time to come up with a clean place within my garage to keep our bikes where they would be protected from all the saw dust, but still...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
Wire Spool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Spool-Table/
Wire Spool Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's an amazing feeling to know that you made the table you sit in front of and enjoy on the daily. It's an even more amazing feeling to know that you upcycled industrial equipment and saved it from the waste of a landfill! In this instructable, I'll show you how I converted a huge copper-wire spool...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:55:07 PST
Work Bag Bit Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Bag-Bit-Keeper/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:41:09 PST
Penrose triangle (modified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Penrose-triangle-modified/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:32:30 PST
EASY Eco-friendly Garden Pots for free! Recycled, green, newspaper seed planting pots for spring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-friendly-recycled-newspaper-seed-planting-pots/
EASY Eco-friendly Garden Pots for free! Recycled, green, newspaper seed planting pots for spring! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SMALL.jpg chopping block farm This easy instructable will show you how to turn that boring old paper filled with bad news and ads for crap you can't afford into seedling pots for your spring garden. Not only will you get to re-use your newspaper, but you won't have to buy any expensive plastic or peat pots from the store. Get re...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 16:15:44 PST
Planter Box from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-from-Pallets/
Planter Box from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1W94/HQV6GRJJ/FHM1W94HQV6GRJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1W94/HQV6GRJJ/FHM1W94HQV6GRJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1W94/HQV6GRJJ/FHM1W94HQV6GRJJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Rendered image from CAD Drawing File – Plan 1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B21TbB8gGNQbMEl2... Drawing File – Plan 2 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B21TbB8gGNQbUWUw... Find free pallets from Craigslist. If not available, you can purchase them locally for very little money. When...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:19:23 PST
Inspirational Wall Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Inspirational-Wall-Hanging/
Inspirational Wall Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SMALL.jpg techshop_android This idea stemmed from something I found in an industrial design catalog.  It wasn't the furniture for sale that caught my eye, but rather the wall treatment in the background.  They had used rough hewn lumber mounted over a concrete wall.  Since I didn't want to redo the entire wall in my rental, I...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:47:17 PDT
Free "Catch'em Live" Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Catchem-Live-Trap/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 07:14:28 PDT
Pie-tenna, The simplest HDTV antenna possible, possibly. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-tenna-The-simplest-HDTV-antenna-possible-pos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal Pie-tenna was born out of a desire to make as simple an HDTV antenna as possible. Retail antennas are too expensive for what they are. And other antenna plans? Who wants to measure, make fractals and really, who keeps baluns on hand anymore? So, after much googling, and patent searches...... The o...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:55:40 PST
SatNav Bean Bag Dashboard Mount for free http://www.instructables.com/id/SatNav-Bean-Bag-Dashboard-Mount-for-free/
SatNav Bean Bag Dashboard Mount for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V5PF/HAUNMMTH/FR6V5PFHAUNMMTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V5PF/HAUNMMTH/FR6V5PFHAUNMMTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V5PF/HAUNMMTH/FR6V5PFHAUNMMTH.SMALL.jpg Periwinkle1 So... my SatNav is a rather venerable TomTom One.  I've had it so long because it "does the job it says on the tin".  It must have paid for itself many times over in petrol savings.  The one thing I do not like about it however is the terrible window suction cup, which, no matter how much spittle an...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 19:13:37 PST
Free Replacement Tip for Soldering Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Replacement-Tip-for-Soldering-Guns/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:07:45 PST
Design for a tool crib caddie and catch all. http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-for-a-tool-crib-caddie-and-catch-all/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SMALL.jpg Scottbot  Peg board is a great way to keep your hand tools organized and conveniently accessible. I'm sure any of you who have installed a peg wall in you shop have realized they can be sorta limiting. This design will help keep some of those odd balls in the same space with the rest of your tools. On the le...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 17:54:55 PDT
Dual Stator Smart Drive Wind Turbine (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-Tutorial/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:55:26 PDT
Smart Drive Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is my smart drive wind turbine, its based round the smart drive alternators out of a smart drive washing machine. It is capable of producing a maximum of 1.6 kw's, most of the parts i found around my house and the blades are carved from wood. all the electronics i made myself so they are simple...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 12:53:31 PDT
Free composter for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-composter-for-beginners/
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Mon, 7 May 2012 00:26:32 PDT
Reduced Reused Recycled Organizational Tool Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduced-Reused-Recycled-Organizational-Tool-Wall/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:15:02 PDT
Pallet Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffee-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/T1JL/GXQPMLHQ/FCVT1JLGXQPMLHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/T1JL/GXQPMLHQ/FCVT1JLGXQPMLHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/T1JL/GXQPMLHQ/FCVT1JLGXQPMLHQ.SMALL.jpg Cory_Z Here is a quick and easy coffee table that I made in less than 30mins. The whole table is made of pallets, keeping the cost at $0. Who doesn't love free! The  top of the table is a pallet that was in good shape. The legs of the table are oak 2x4's that were taken from another pallet that was tore ap...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:05:26 PST
CO2 Cartridge File Handles (mango de cartucho CO2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosman-Williamson-handle-mango-Crosman-Williamso/
CO2 Cartridge File Handles (mango de cartucho CO2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Mi hijo Me regaló dos cartuchos vacíos de CO2 Crosman, y como yo no sabía qué hacer con ellos, pregunté en el foro de Instructables. Jayefuu me dio una buena idea, y la puse en práctica. Hay otras buenas también, pero me incliné por esta. Este es el resultado. My son gave me two empty Crosman shell...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:29:34 PDT
Portable Solar Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Power-Supply-Intro/
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Tue, 10 May 2011 10:58:18 PDT
Free Stealth Piano Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Stealth-Apartment-Workbench/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:19:21 PDT
Homemade 100 HP Motor Controller for an Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-100-HP-Motor-Controller-for-an-Electric-C/
Homemade 100 HP Motor Controller for an Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SMALL.jpg MPaulHolmes This instructable explains how to build your own 100 HP (peak) motor controller for use in an electric car or motorcycle conversion.  It can take any voltage up to 144v, and the peak current is 500 amps.  The cost of the components is a few hundred dollars, which means you can save over $1000 by put...
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Thu, 20 Jan 2011 13:43:24 PST
How to easily remove vinyl tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-remove-vinyl-tiles/
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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/
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Sign Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Sign-Chair/
Sign Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SMALL.jpg wholman This chair is made from, obviously, a 25-year old metal sign -- but, to complete the concept, all the wood I used is recycled campaign sign posts. In this election season, those wooden stakes should be plentiful. They are generally crap, rough-sawn wood, but with a little sandpaper and elbow greas...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:35:17 PDT
Mini Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hanging-Garden/
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Wed, 26 May 2010 21:58:58 PDT
Recycle Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Wood/
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Sun, 13 May 2007 22:42:05 PDT
Stolmen and Ekby compression bookshelf system http://www.instructables.com/id/Stolmen-and-Ekby-compression-bookshelf-system/
Stolmen and Ekby compression bookshelf system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/20VO/G6MPBUTG/F1P20VOG6MPBUTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/20VO/G6MPBUTG/F1P20VOG6MPBUTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/20VO/G6MPBUTG/F1P20VOG6MPBUTG.SMALL.jpg tiffehr [Better project-complete photos added.] An absurd set of requirements leads to a hacked compression shelving system for easy maneuverability and expansion. Goals Recently I 'earned' some upgraded bookshelves.  Having casually shopped shelving for a while, I knew I had some rather absurd requiremen...
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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:09:37 PST
Clone a tomato plant (and fill your garden for FREE!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-tomato-plant-and-fill-your-garden-for-FRE/
Clone a tomato plant (and fill your garden for FREE!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/S3EX/FXA2TYI7/FQKS3EXFXA2TYI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/S3EX/FXA2TYI7/FQKS3EXFXA2TYI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/S3EX/FXA2TYI7/FQKS3EXFXA2TYI7.SMALL.jpg tonysoprano6379 For this instructable, I will show you how to increase the amount of produce you can grow at your home for free.Cloning may sound like a very complicated scientific process, but for the at-home gardener it is a very simple thing that anyone can do. Materials needed The actual list of items needed...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 20:00:40 PDT
Free Yacht Chapter 12: Kiteboat! http://www.instructables.com/id/kiteboat/
Free Yacht Chapter 12: Kiteboat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UXPY/FWX11RB7/FIMUXPYFWX11RB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UXPY/FWX11RB7/FIMUXPYFWX11RB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UXPY/FWX11RB7/FIMUXPYFWX11RB7.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Solara is dismasted, so let's power it with gigantic kites!There's no mast and rigging in the way, so it's a perfect opportunity.This ible is a composite image of what a kiteboating excursion on the Free Yacht is like, the photos are from various outings.Max Stephenson video. Many thanks to him, Lis...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2009 14:08:50 PDT
Easy Savings - Run your Dryer on Free Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Energy-Savings-by-Modifying-Your-Electric-C/
Easy Savings - Run your Dryer on Free Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/BG48/FW5H2V2I/FE5BG48FW5H2V2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/BG48/FW5H2V2I/FE5BG48FW5H2V2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/BG48/FW5H2V2I/FE5BG48FW5H2V2I.SMALL.jpg DrChill Modify your electric dryer to use free hot air and save energy. Dryers only have one hose fitting. - To blow hot air out. But this Instructable shows how to create a dryer hood with a fitting for a hot air intake hose. Once the hood is attached, you connect the dryer to your hot air source with a ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 22:45:40 PDT
Free Heat! Its Everywhere! http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Heat-from-Tumbleweeds/
Free Heat! Its Everywhere! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/L5UN/FK75GWSE/FSIL5UNFK75GWSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/L5UN/FK75GWSE/FSIL5UNFK75GWSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/L5UN/FK75GWSE/FSIL5UNFK75GWSE.SMALL.jpg Mud Stuffin An invader from the steppes of Mother Russia. The Russian Thistle(sasoli kali) is a common garden pest. The weed is easy to pull, but a problem remains, what do you do with the massive amount of fibre material? Simple, turn it into something you can heat your house with, firelogs. Materials and Too...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:41:00 PDT
Guerilla Gardening: A Basic Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Guerilla-Gardening-A-Basic-Guide/
Guerilla Gardening: A Basic Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3PC9/FHEJ19Q4/F3F3PC9FHEJ19Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3PC9/FHEJ19Q4/F3F3PC9FHEJ19Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3PC9/FHEJ19Q4/F3F3PC9FHEJ19Q4.SMALL.jpg reedz Guerilla Gardening is a type of nonviolent statement to bring about change in your community. It is just more accurately described by Wikipedia... "Guerrilla gardening is political gardening, a form of nonviolent direct action, primarily practiced by environmentalists. It is related to land rights,...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2008 12:54:37 PDT
Willow Twig Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Willow-Twig-Furniture/
Willow Twig Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K9VU/LTXERWHR1N6/FGFK9VULTXERWHR1N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K9VU/LTXERWHR1N6/FGFK9VULTXERWHR1N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K9VU/LTXERWHR1N6/FGFK9VULTXERWHR1N6.SMALL.jpg SlimJim How to make a little willow table. Process can be extended to create all kinds of furniture. I make part of my living from doing this (though not this particular item anymore, so feel free to copy it) Cut some wood Willow is everywhere. It grows anywhere there is water and no one to hack it out. ...
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Sat, 9 Sep 2006 22:47:59 PDT
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...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:22:22 PST