Instructables: exploring - workshop - green - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:34:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 easy seed starter. http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-seed-starter./
easy seed starter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SMALL.jpg ravenc83 a simple, cheap way to get some seed started before getting them into the garden. materials. egg carton, any size. soil. scissors. seeds. plastic wrap. time. step one. osh. first thing to do is cut off the top of the carton, save this for later. then lay seeds in the carton. cover the seeds w...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2008 12:47:29 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Bowl/
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will cover the general process I followed to cast an aluminum (or aluminium) bowl, a replica of a glass kitchen bowl. This is the story of scrap aluminum, melted to a complete liquid, and remade into something awesomely new. My guide will not go into great detail as to the constr...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solar Socket and pre-order a production model!https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/solar-socket-solar-powered-usb-wall-socketThe first ever solar powered USB home wall socket for emergency and everyday use! This work is licensed ...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
Rubber Hose Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Hose-Chair/
Rubber Hose Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SMALL.jpg wholman Nearly every job site or good-sized shop has rubber air hose for running nail guns or a multitude of other tubes. The hose in this project is 3/4" in diameter, about 45 feet long, and is made from tough, flexible rubber. In a former life it was used to run a spray gun for lacquering cabinets. Aft...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:00:46 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
Inexpensive Mini Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Knowing a teacher or two and with Momma Cat's bean counting problem, we thought we better come up with an extremely inexpensive turbine. This way the bean counter and teacher in all of us can be happy :-)Why build one of these mini turbines? Well they are inexpensive ;-) There is the wow factor. The...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
Hydro Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SMALL.jpg Dylan Larsen I have lived in the woods my enter life and have enjoyed nature all around. I have seen so many bees that have died in buckets, water puddles, and anything that has collected water that they were trying to get to. This is something that I have come up with on my 3D printer to help out some. CAD De...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Create a Backyard Woodland Paradise with Recycled and Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Backyard-Woodland-Paradise-with-Recycled-/
Create a Backyard Woodland Paradise with Recycled and Reused Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn We've recently moved into a new home with a decent area of scrub woods behind it that my kids (and the adults too!) like to play and imagine in. The woods behind our house had been cleared for use as farmland and was abandoned from farming perhaps 20 years ago. So, through ecological succession, i...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:14:17 PDT
The $120 DIY 12v Solar Power System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-120-DIY-12v-Solar-Power-System/
The $120 DIY 12v Solar Power System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SMALL.jpg phagemeyer Here's my guide for a simple off-the-shelf and off-grid solar power system you can build yourself. I use this to power a Raspberry Pi that monitors my chicken coop, but you can use this in your RV, shed, garage, pool house, you name it. What do you want to power? How many devices, how much curren...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:04:04 PDT
Pallet Wood TV Console Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-TV-Console-Table/
Pallet Wood TV Console Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn Problem: We recently remodeled our basement and got our first real TV which was wall-mounted. However, we did not have a way to hide cords and hold our cable box and DVD player (actually it's an old Sony Playstation 3 given to me by my brother to use as a Blueray player). Parameters: I'm a gradu...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:01:16 PDT
Saving the World with a Giant Solar Death Ray http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-the-World-with-a-Giant-Solar-Death-Ray/
Saving the World with a Giant Solar Death Ray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SMALL.jpg jkimball So you have finally gone and done it- you've gotten a giant fresnel lens and you have mounted it so you can use the 1000+ square inches of solar collection to really heat things up. Then what?Laugh your Maddest Scientist all you want, because it is time to use those powers for good, and not evil. ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:22:57 PDT
Get rid of mosquitoes simplest & effective way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-rid-of-mosquitoes-simplest-effective-way/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SMALL.jpg jignesh shah this is perhaps simplest way to get rid of mosquitoes . Item required: 1. camphor. 50 grams .(as shown in photo) It should last for a month or more. take any small bowl , put one camphor tablet in it. fill it with water .  normal water will do. put an any corner of your room. you can see immediate ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 01:48:21 PDT
Mosquito Killing Pond - FAST & CHEAP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Killing-Pond-FAST-amp-CHEAP/
Mosquito Killing Pond - FAST & CHEAP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JOBK/FLLZY8IW/FZVJOBKFLLZY8IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JOBK/FLLZY8IW/FZVJOBKFLLZY8IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JOBK/FLLZY8IW/FZVJOBKFLLZY8IW.SMALL.jpg Tarantulady I brainstormed up this project when I got attacked to death by mosquitos on my front lawn, this summer. It turns out the neighbors had left a garbage can full of water when they moved out. My husband dumped the water, but the damage was done and the buggers were buzzing all over us in the evenings....
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 00:19:21 PDT
Riding Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Leaf-Blower/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:35:01 PDT
Living painting made from succulents http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-painting-made-from-succulents/
Living painting made from succulents - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/CZFB/HUAXIFQ5/FCHCZFBHUAXIFQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/CZFB/HUAXIFQ5/FCHCZFBHUAXIFQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/CZFB/HUAXIFQ5/FCHCZFBHUAXIFQ5.SMALL.jpg algert555 Again an outdoor instructable. A living wall painting made from succulents.  List of ingredients: An old van Gogh with frame or only the frame Some scrap plywood Some scrap batten or whatever you have lying around An old plastic shopping bag Wire mesh Nails Staples ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:57:48 PDT
An Aquaponics Setup for Your Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Aquaponics-Setup-for-Your-Aquarium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SMALL.jpg scoot440 I wanted to build a cheap and easy aquaponics system to place in my existing 10 gallon aquarium. All parts were purchased from the nearest Home Depot except for the pump which came from Amazon.  The entire setup cost less than $40 and took about 3 hours to put together. One thing I like about this s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:27:22 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
LARGE, EASY TO BUILD WORM COMPOSTER http://www.instructables.com/id/LARGE-EASY-TO-BUILD-WORM-COMPOSTER/
LARGE, EASY TO BUILD WORM COMPOSTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/11US/HTK5M73M/FV311USHTK5M73M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/11US/HTK5M73M/FV311USHTK5M73M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/11US/HTK5M73M/FV311USHTK5M73M.SMALL.jpg Korneel De Viaene WHAT Today's worm composters are small and made to be placed inside your home. For a school project on 'Urban Gardening' we were given the task to build a real big worm composter that could be used for neighborhood composting in allotment gardens. This instructable contains the concept we worked ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:51:03 PDT
Indestrucible Plant ID Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestrucible-Plant-ID-Tags/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:50:38 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:24:00 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
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Build a Nest Box for Bumblebees http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Nest-Box-for-Bumblebees/
Build a Nest Box for Bumblebees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SMALL.jpg janw It is mid-March now and this is the moment, here in the Netherlands, that the bumblebee queens are coming out of hibernation. You can easily recognize them, because they are the only bumble bees flying out there for the moment. All bumblebees die in autumn each year, with the exception of the new qu...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:28:58 PDT
Portable Solar Powered Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Powered-Outlet/
Portable Solar Powered Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/KVFT/H3QF9A7W/F8PKVFTH3QF9A7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/KVFT/H3QF9A7W/F8PKVFTH3QF9A7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/KVFT/H3QF9A7W/F8PKVFTH3QF9A7W.SMALL.jpg JasonE In this Instructable I will attempt to explain and show how I created my portable solar powered outlet.   I've been able to continuously power an 80 watt device for approximately three hours without interruption and it could have gone much longer, as well as run an electric drill under load with no...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 11:35:47 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
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solarpad-Kit-Powerful-USB-Solar-Charger/
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle "Finally, A Proper Solar Charger For Hikers And Bikers" - Cult of Mac Can a compact solar USB charger charge a phone and an external battery at the same time in about 3 hours? Yes! This is an Open Source Hardware instruction manual on how to build the Solarpad Kit solar USB charger, which include...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:05 PST
Energy-Efficient Radiator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-Radiator-Cover/
Energy-Efficient Radiator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Originally, I wanted to build a radiator cover that would protect my daughters from our cast-iron, steam radiators. Steam radiators get much hotter than hot water radiators, and I was concerned that they would get burned. As I researched different designs, I found a lot of discussion about whether y...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 22:43:14 PDT
Living Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Wall-Art/
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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 16:36:12 PST
My Indoor DWC Hydroponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-DWC-Hydroponics-System/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 18:46:41 PDT
using a koi pond to produce great lemons and using a vegetable filter to clean a koi pond http://www.instructables.com/id/using-a-koi-pond-to-produce-great-lemons-and-using/
using a koi pond to produce great lemons and using a vegetable filter to clean a koi pond - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0SNG/HQ1E8UN4/FMT0SNGHQ1E8UN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0SNG/HQ1E8UN4/FMT0SNGHQ1E8UN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0SNG/HQ1E8UN4/FMT0SNGHQ1E8UN4.SMALL.jpg drewgrey Years ago we built our greenhouse/koi pond and planted a lemon tree . Since then we have added many fish and plants. Both have benefitted from our setup. There is a small pump in the pond that moves water up to the vegetable filter where the root mass of plant starts remove nitrates and waste. ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 18:32:24 PST
vertical window planter http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-window-planter/
vertical window planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SMALL.jpg foobear Everyone likes to put plants on their windowsill.  But why not take advantage of the light along the sides of the windows? here's one way Cast of characters inexpensive curtain tension rod $3-$5.  Get one that will fit inside your window's vertical height 2 extra inches or more 8-10 empty plasti...
By: foobear

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 14:25:23 PST
DIY Distressed Peacock Green Finish Using Chalk Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Distressed-Peacock-Green-Finish-Using-Chalk-Pa/
DIY Distressed Peacock Green Finish Using Chalk Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/FEGC/HMFQJEHG/FIBFEGCHMFQJEHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/FEGC/HMFQJEHG/FIBFEGCHMFQJEHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/FEGC/HMFQJEHG/FIBFEGCHMFQJEHG.SMALL.jpg ReDoneReLoved Creating a teal or peacock green finish using Annie Sloan Aubusson Blue Chalk Paint, CeCe Caldwell's Emerald Isle Chalk and Clay Paint and Martha Stewart's Gold Metallic Paint. Find Your Perfect Piece I found this lovely desk on a local facebook yardsale sight and had to have it! I immediately kn...
By: ReDoneReLoved

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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:15:58 PDT
DIY Attic Radiant Barrier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Attic-Radiant-Barrier/
DIY Attic Radiant Barrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/GQB4/FJNELIOQ/FXAGQB4FJNELIOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/GQB4/FJNELIOQ/FXAGQB4FJNELIOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/GQB4/FJNELIOQ/FXAGQB4FJNELIOQ.SMALL.jpg crowdjs How-to for a cheap homemade radiant barrier for your attic. Radiant barriers battle the problem of emissivity in attics. When the sun beats down on the roof the shingles store energy then slowly gives that energy out in the form of radiant energy. So if you had a widget that could reflect that rad...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2008 20:51:43 PDT
Build A Solar House On Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Solar-House-On-Wheels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/5A79/H52FWUU1/FJ85A79H52FWUU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/5A79/H52FWUU1/FJ85A79H52FWUU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/5A79/H52FWUU1/FJ85A79H52FWUU1.SMALL.jpg LaMar Solarcabin Contest Info: My name is LaMar Alexander. I am  a long time off-grid homesteader, architectural draftsman, designer and builder of small efficient off-grid homes. I have published several books on building small solar cabins and installing solar and wind power and creating passive solar appliances....
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:33:32 PDT
Portable Solar Generator on a bike trailer for Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Generator-on-a-bike-trailer-for-Bur/
Portable Solar Generator on a bike trailer for Burning Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7EZH/FL6120QN/FFR7EZHFL6120QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7EZH/FL6120QN/FFR7EZHFL6120QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7EZH/FL6120QN/FFR7EZHFL6120QN.SMALL.jpg veggiecycle AKA Solar panel On Wheels, aka Post Apocalyptic Power Wagon, aka Bike Dance Party USA, aka I should hook up a electric motor to this bike cuz the trailer is so damn heavy from the battery... First let me start by saying this is not a plan on how to exactly build an Off Grid Solar System. Depending ...
By: veggiecycle

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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:10:04 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 ...
By: DrChill

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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 22:45:40 PDT
DIY Home Solar: Planning a Solar Array (Beginner's Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Solar-Planning-a-Solar-Array-Beginners/
DIY Home Solar: Planning a Solar Array (Beginner's Guide) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/FP4J/GAJUQEFG/FUJFP4JGAJUQEFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/FP4J/GAJUQEFG/FUJFP4JGAJUQEFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/FP4J/GAJUQEFG/FUJFP4JGAJUQEFG.SMALL.jpg DIY Solar Jon Hi there! Maybe you've considered solar energy - even if only for a brief moment - only to dismiss it as too complicated and too expensive, or maybe you're seriously considering a project, but don't know where to start. With this Instructable, I hope to demystify the (not-really) intimidating proc...
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Sat, 19 Jun 2010 10:11:43 PDT
Make Biodiesel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Biodiesel/
Make Biodiesel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/MPZQ/FGHSWNG4/F5EMPZQFGHSWNG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/MPZQ/FGHSWNG4/F5EMPZQFGHSWNG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/MPZQ/FGHSWNG4/F5EMPZQFGHSWNG4.SMALL.jpg drinkmorecoffee Instructable #2 in my series on biodiesel. This is my tutorial for using my appleseed processor to make biodiesel. This tutorial will get you through the process of making biodiesel, but not the necessary washing process. I will do my next instructable on dry-washing biodiesel. Biodiesel is a great...
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Thu, 22 May 2008 08:00:24 PDT
Zero Power, Self-Watering, Self-Regulating Container Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Self-Regulating-Container-Garden/
Zero Power, Self-Watering, Self-Regulating Container Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SMALL.jpg kingnemo This was inspired by another instructable that shows how to build your own earthbox. My design adds a gravity fed, zero power consuming irrigation system that can water multiple containers automatically.The whole project is built using common, easily found parts at potentially zero cost.I live in an...
By: kingnemo

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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 21:06:44 PDT
"Off Grid" DC Solar Electric Garage Lighting... Hard Wired and Fully Integrated http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-DC-Solar-Electric-Garage-Lighting-Ha/
"Off Grid" DC Solar Electric Garage Lighting... Hard Wired and Fully Integrated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/REEN/HHCEJVOH/F3ZREENHHCEJVOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/REEN/HHCEJVOH/F3ZREENHHCEJVOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/REEN/HHCEJVOH/F3ZREENHHCEJVOH.SMALL.jpg EcoMotive In this Instructable I will show you how I set up my solar electric garage lighting. I'm using a Fenix International ReadySet Solar Kit to power my lights. During sunny weather the 15 watt solar panel generates electricity and stores it in the battery pack. With a day's charge I can run the DC elect...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:45:42 PDT
How to Construct Houses with Plastic Bottles !! http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Innovation-in-Construction-using-Waste-Plastic/
How to Construct Houses with Plastic Bottles !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/6M1J/FTNHELKF/FMY6M1JFTNHELKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/6M1J/FTNHELKF/FMY6M1JFTNHELKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/6M1J/FTNHELKF/FMY6M1JFTNHELKF.SMALL.jpg nav.sparx Waste bottles for construction? Yes, it is difficult to think of a bottle as a brick. But a mud-filled bottle is as strong as a brick and whatever you can do with a brick, you can do with a bottle too..Plus it has got lots of advantages too... This project was done as part of our college activity.T...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:05:24 PDT
Shipping pallet stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Shipping-pallet-stool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SMALL.jpg thomseal There are plenty of old shipping pallets floating around, which frequently become reappropriated in the form of tables and chairs. The wood used in shipping pallets is of low quality, but by cutting it up and laminating it back together, strength and new aesthetic can be achieved.  Tools/Materials:...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:49:01 PDT
I Love Papercrete http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Love-Papercrete/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 08:02:38 PDT
How to Get Rid of Ants (Outdoor Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-of-Ants-Outdoor-Version/
How to Get Rid of Ants (Outdoor Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/3RGS/FEHJYHPE/FOQ3RGSFEHJYHPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/3RGS/FEHJYHPE/FOQ3RGSFEHJYHPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/3RGS/FEHJYHPE/FOQ3RGSFEHJYHPE.SMALL.jpg The Dark Ninja This is a modified version of this link. I do not claim this as my original version, but this is how I made mine so I could put them outdoors where my ant problem is/was.Safety Note! This is very important, so I ask that you please pay attention to this before performing this Instructable. Borax, wh...
By: The Dark Ninja

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Mon, 31 Mar 2008 15:53:21 PDT
Newspaper Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Planters/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 04:25:53 PDT
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Auto-Watering-Garden-Aliens/
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker These little guys are sure to abduct your heart.  They're simply out of this world! These aliens work just like watering globes such as aquaglobes, but they can be made from recycled green glass bottles! They are perfect for smaller container plants such as herbs or flowers, and excellent indoors ...
By: TheProcrastibaker

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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 PDT
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Planter-Bed-from-Pallets/
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SMALL.jpg elco_chan I recently saw a picture of a raised planter bed and though it was a really neat idea. I though this would be the solution for keeping rabbits out of my garden, only problem was they wanted $250 for it. After looking at the picture for a few minutes I was able to construct it in my head, only probl...
By: elco_chan

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Fri, 31 May 2013 20:48:04 PDT
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar-Nightlight/
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's spring which of course means two things:   - Rain, snow and snow-shovels have left wornout, damaged and broken solar garden lights in the yard.   - Garden centers are running specials on new solar lights (I found several stores selling them for $1 each) I managed to avoid throwing out several ...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:03:32 PDT
Slug Trap from Recycled Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Slug-Trap-from-Recycled-Water-Bottles/
Slug Trap from Recycled Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SMALL.jpg AndyGadget This is a beer-baited slug trap made from two empty drinking water bottles. It introduces no harmful chemicals into the garden and does not harm the local wildlife (apart from the slugs). It also re-purposes items which would normally have been thrown away. Using green bottles makes it merge well ...
By: AndyGadget

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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 11:42:50 PDT