Instructables: exploring - workshop - green http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:05:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Wait .. Diapers?  How do those help your plants?  Trust me, it's probably not what you're thinking. Watch the Video! NOTE:  The results, depictions and claims portrayed in this video are based on the limited experiences I had to test ideas prior to production.  All information is belie...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 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
LARGE, EASY TO BUILD WORM COMPOSTER http://www.instructables.com/id/LARGE-EASY-TO-BUILD-WORM-COMPOSTER/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:51:03 PDT
Thingall Solar car http://www.instructables.com/id/Thingall-Solar-car/
Thingall Solar car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS This is the thingall solar car a small model racer made from resin and fibre glass and this is how to make it  You will need 1.Plaster 2.sand Paper(crewed and fine)  3.craft knife 4. modelling rubber 5. resin 6. fibre glass mat  7.gearbox and wheels 8. Under coat (2 colours) 9. top coat paint (Br...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:35:54 PDT
Cheap and Easy Hydroponic Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Hydroponic-Herb-Garden/
Cheap and Easy Hydroponic Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/DS9Y/HT7P8S05/F61DS9YHT7P8S05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/DS9Y/HT7P8S05/F61DS9YHT7P8S05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/DS9Y/HT7P8S05/F61DS9YHT7P8S05.SMALL.jpg sk_2002 Hydroponics are:- easier than you think - clean- space saving- the only way to have fresh produce year round.With this Small DWC (deep water culture) you can have fresh herbs year round, plus there are lots of other things you can grow in it too. Tools needed 1 - Cordless Drill2 - 1/4" drill bit3...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:44:32 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
Instant Hanging Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate These wonderful little air pillows have been around for a while now, slowly replacing Styrofoam and packing peanuts as the conventional packing material. Some air pillows are biodegradable but I wonder if the rest might not end up choking a dolphin or seal.  In this Instructable we'll upcycle those...
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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/
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is the back story for my project. (Ignore if you don't like boring "stories") So i acquired 3 Dell Optiplex GX400 (pretty obsolete) desktops, after stripping it down bare to salvage parts i din't know what to do with the cases. Initially I wanted to toss them out for recycling but i thought I m...
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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/
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/CV2V/HSVT8WOE/FJSCV2VHSVT8WOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/CV2V/HSVT8WOE/FJSCV2VHSVT8WOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/CV2V/HSVT8WOE/FJSCV2VHSVT8WOE.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse My family decided to create some backyard, above-ground, garden boxes since the soil where we live is rock-hard and not easily manageable. We wanted to keep expenses on this project low so we chose materials and methods accordingly. There are many ways to go about this project--some more effective ...
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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
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
Indoor CFL Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SMALL.jpg Kymisko Winter is ending. Spring is almost here. When Spring comes I love to start some plants from seed in my garden. This year I decided to be prepared and not lose two weeks of valuable growing time by starting my seeds indoors, and that way they are healthy and ready to go by the time of first planting....
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 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
Peltier chips In a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-chips-In-a-cars-radiator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SMALL.jpg the_burrito_master I will admit I've never worked with a peltier chip or know much about them but, I wanted to share an idea I have for a more fuel efficient car. In this diagram I have edited a skemmatic of an engines water cooling system to incorporate two water blocks similar to what you might find in a water cool...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:11:39 PST
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solarpad-Kit-Powerful-USB-Solar-Charger/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:05 PST
Carrots in a Bottle (Updated on 2/24/2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrots-in-a-Bottle/
Carrots in a Bottle (Updated on 2/24/2014) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3WEQ/HRTKJJRU/FWY3WEQHRTKJJRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3WEQ/HRTKJJRU/FWY3WEQHRTKJJRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3WEQ/HRTKJJRU/FWY3WEQHRTKJJRU.SMALL.jpg NuclearNick Carrots in a Bottle, is an easy, fun, creative, and sustainable way to grow carrots at home while recycling. This will make delicious carrots for any dish, just remember that the larger variety carrots will need a bottle with a wider mouth or have the top removed. If you have a bottle with a small o...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:39:27 PST
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
LEARNING ABOUT THE LAND ROVER SERIES 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/LEARNING-ABOUT-THE-LAND-ROVER-SERIES-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/TPWO/HPRICFIH/FZ2TPWOHPRICFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/TPWO/HPRICFIH/FZ2TPWOHPRICFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/TPWO/HPRICFIH/FZ2TPWOHPRICFIH.SMALL.jpg danbranxl watch this epic video it shows you about these epic cars that everyone should own!
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:18:29 PST
Green Slime Ghost Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Slime-Ghost-Mask/
Green Slime Ghost Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/TTC0/HOHYJMSZ/FMTTTC0HOHYJMSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/TTC0/HOHYJMSZ/FMTTTC0HOHYJMSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/TTC0/HOHYJMSZ/FMTTTC0HOHYJMSZ.SMALL.jpg dejiblob Preparation! Start with two small balloons and a circular piece of cardboard that is te diameter of your face. Cut out circles to compensate for the balloons. Secure Use masking tape to secure the balloons to the mask. This Is A Back View null Reinforce It A Little More null Outside ...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 03:23:55 PST
DIY attractive Planters from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-attractive-Planters-from-Junk/
DIY attractive Planters from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/VX8S/H7UR7MKM/FJKVX8SH7UR7MKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/VX8S/H7UR7MKM/FJKVX8SH7UR7MKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/VX8S/H7UR7MKM/FJKVX8SH7UR7MKM.SMALL.jpg 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
Recycled Gardern http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gardern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/H3MV/HNQYA17S/FKLH3MVHNQYA17S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/H3MV/HNQYA17S/FKLH3MVHNQYA17S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/H3MV/HNQYA17S/FKLH3MVHNQYA17S.SMALL.jpg vhardman I started a recycled materials garden with things I found on my property; wood skips and old tires a old wire roller as a table wa la . Living off the grid in rural Hawai'i with gas prices sky high I collected a bunch of vegetables seedlings, chicken manure, compost, and soil and put em.its a easy w...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 09:46:09 PST
Soda Crate Spice Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Crate-Spice-Rack/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 06:26:39 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...
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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...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:15:58 PDT
Pear Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Pear-Bowl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IBDE/HLO24S6X/FR6IBDEHLO24S6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IBDE/HLO24S6X/FR6IBDEHLO24S6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IBDE/HLO24S6X/FR6IBDEHLO24S6X.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a small hunk of pear crotch with a large crack and exposed bark. The wood was from a co-workers fallen pear tree. I took the whole thing and will have pear projects for many moons. The green wood was rough turned in July, it has dried enough for a final turning. Totally size was about 7" o...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:17:52 PDT
Single Wheel Transport. http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Wheel-Transport/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXAI/HKE9HDL8/FNIAXAIHKE9HDL8.SMALL.jpg benmurton I have seen some one wheeled devices around and this is my ideas of using a single wheel as transport. The overall diameter is 600mm and can be ridden with a foot either side of the wheel so you are facing forward or could be ridden sideways with both feet inside the hoop, a bit like a skateboard. A...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:03:57 PDT
"On the Fence" Rustic Rocker - Repair a rocking chair with fence posts http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-Fence-Rustic-Rocker-Repair-a-rocking-ch/
"On the Fence" Rustic Rocker - Repair a rocking chair with fence posts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SMALL.jpg TheDankSide If you have a broken chair/rocking chair, this is the tutorial for you! I received this wonderful rustic rocker from my landlord, who didn't have the time to repair it.  The frame of this rocking chair is still sturdy, but the destroyed caning made it completely unusable.  After my landlord repaired...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 08:05:36 PDT
Halogen to LED work light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Halogen-to-LED-work-light-Conversion/
Halogen to LED work light Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 Halogen Work Lights are great, they are super bright and are nice a portable, most even come with a nice Tri-pod stand ! However if you have used one you know they are NOT perfect, first off most have two 500-watt bulbs, that's 1,000 watts total !! See Halgen lamps are in-efficient sending most of t...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:11:35 PDT
Solar furnace made with crisps bags. Solar cooking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-furnace-made-with-crisps-bags-Solar-cooking/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SMALL.jpg bubal Solar furnace made with crisps bags and a parabolic dish.
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:34:47 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
The Transportation of the Future, HEV Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Transportation-of-the-Future-HEV-Bus/
The Transportation of the Future, HEV Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/CW1T/HHS9HVNR/F5CCW1THHS9HVNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/CW1T/HHS9HVNR/F5CCW1THHS9HVNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/CW1T/HHS9HVNR/F5CCW1THHS9HVNR.SMALL.jpg seomk0476 In any city you go, there are buses roaming around everywhere. I thought we might be able to turn these buses into a moving energy powerhouse. Congregating this idea into a bus that uses hydrogen as its fuel, I've designed an extremely eco-friendly bus that only emits water and heat, and even provid...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:29:28 PDT
Sustainable Roundabout http://www.instructables.com/id/Sustainable-Roundabout/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/YEKO/HHS9K7LI/FHGYEKOHHS9K7LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/YEKO/HHS9K7LI/FHGYEKOHHS9K7LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/YEKO/HHS9K7LI/FHGYEKOHHS9K7LI.SMALL.jpg rodrigolavallen This is a green urban design project were we use local average rainfall to irrigate the native species that create the landscape of the roundabout. Using recycled permeable pavements, rainfall will filter and store in the deposit that is located below the roundabout. All the ground (to make the hol...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:09:45 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
FRESNEL LENS DIY Bio Char PYROLYSIS http://www.instructables.com/id/FRESNEL-LENS-DIY-Bio-Char-PYROLYSIS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/LX1Z/HHS9L6KY/FN6LX1ZHHS9L6KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/LX1Z/HHS9L6KY/FN6LX1ZHHS9L6KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/LX1Z/HHS9L6KY/FN6LX1ZHHS9L6KY.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE This is an older video I submitted for a greenhouse gas reduction contest in 2008. The rules were less than 2 minutes so that is the reason for the speedy voice over. This process can be used at home for science projects and small batch char production. The vent gasses are flammable and could be use...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:57:39 PDT
Reforest Your Yard for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Reforest-Your-Yard-for-Free/
Reforest Your Yard for Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/LY2H/HHS5FAX4/FK0LY2HHHS5FAX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/LY2H/HHS5FAX4/FK0LY2HHHS5FAX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/LY2H/HHS5FAX4/FK0LY2HHHS5FAX4.SMALL.jpg BackyardForester Want woods?  It’s easy.  You don’t need money, gardening skills, or tools.  You don’t have to plant a single tree.  You don’t even have to own a shovel.  If you have a little time and energy, you can reforest.  Follow these 3 simple steps. Watch What grows in your yard when you stop mowing and ra...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:00:47 PDT
I Love Papercrete http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Love-Papercrete/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 08:02:38 PDT
Vodka bottle LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-my-outside-wall-lights-to-LED/
Vodka bottle LED lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RC4Z/HHJOM3CH/F8KRC4ZHHJOM3CH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RC4Z/HHJOM3CH/F8KRC4ZHHJOM3CH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RC4Z/HHJOM3CH/F8KRC4ZHHJOM3CH.SMALL.jpg WiredWebbo101 Living in Johannesburg, South Africa means that for security reasons it is advisable to have good lighting. Unfortunately we also have the most corrupt, defunct, useless and degenerative power utility on the planet, or so it seems. This means that with the constant unscheduled blackouts, rolling pow...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 04:38:38 PDT
Water Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Wheel/
Water Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/J23O/HHJDLF8C/FQOJ23OHHJDLF8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/J23O/HHJDLF8C/FQOJ23OHHJDLF8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/J23O/HHJDLF8C/FQOJ23OHHJDLF8C.SMALL.jpg t3z Welcome to a way to make a small water wheel generator out of things around your house. Please Note that there are many better ways of doing this, and many parts you may skip in certain cases, but this is how to make a simple one from scratch (sadly doesn't provide much power). You will n...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:29:48 PDT
Newspaper Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Planters/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 04:25:53 PDT
Office table garden kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-table-garden-kit/
Office table garden kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2ZHH/HH2VN0VL/FIQ2ZHHHH2VN0VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2ZHH/HH2VN0VL/FIQ2ZHHHH2VN0VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/2ZHH/HH2VN0VL/FIQ2ZHHHH2VN0VL.SMALL.jpg sanorita I have developed a office table garden kit for my office table which can be replaced with daily changing of flower vase & it is echo friendly also. Hope it will be useful for who are working & can develop a plant of their choice. If u like this concept pl vote for me......... Start with money plan...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 01:43:37 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 ...
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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...
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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
Solar rechargeable "light bulb". Ideal for camping. (made from recyclable materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-rechargeable-light-bulb-Ideal-for-camping/
Solar rechargeable "light bulb". Ideal for camping. (made from recyclable materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CA96/HGZO5SPM/FFKCA96HGZO5SPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CA96/HGZO5SPM/FFKCA96HGZO5SPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CA96/HGZO5SPM/FFKCA96HGZO5SPM.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Now when I go camping I like to escape technology and just enjoy nature, however I often want light at night in my tent, who doesnt? With all your electronics at home and an outlet far from reach light is hard to find at night, so in this I will show you how I made a solar rechargeable light bulb us...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 20:56:21 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wine-Bottle-Watering/
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to turn wine into water! Or at the very least, teach you how to upcycle wine bottles into an automatic watering system for your garden. These work on the same principle as the glass watering bulbs for gardens (such as Aquaglobes.) These are PERFECT...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:50 PDT
Screen door from reclaimed door jambs http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-door-from-reclaimed-door-jambs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SMALL.jpg Stone_UFO I decided to use couple peices from a mahogany door jamb i picked up from the re-store for a couple bucks ( $2 and $5). The jointery is basic half lap with some walnut inlays/pins to come. I just thought it was kinda a fun idea, ripped out of an old house only to be made into a door again. lol
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Mon, 20 May 2013 10:29:43 PDT
Cultivating Black Berry Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Cultivating-Black-Berry-Plants/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 09:42:08 PDT
Lemongrass - from the grocery store to the garden (the tea was the inspiration). http://www.instructables.com/id/Lemongrass-from-the-grocery-store-to-the-garden-/
Lemongrass - from the grocery store to the garden (the tea was the inspiration). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/8SBX/HGO9IREX/F4B8SBXHGO9IREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/8SBX/HGO9IREX/F4B8SBXHGO9IREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/8SBX/HGO9IREX/F4B8SBXHGO9IREX.SMALL.jpg sdbigguy Lemongrass – from the grocery store to the garden I recently came down with a bad cold, congestion and cough. I did a search online and came up with a couple of home brewed options to help with some of those symptoms. Lemongrass tea sounded easy, inexpensive and worth a try. Note: In most of the r...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 13:48:54 PDT
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Generator-Patio-Furniture-Made-from-Recycled-/
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SMALL.jpg KlockworkKevin For this project I refined some of the lessons I've learned building (or trying to build) bike generators in the past in an attempt to build one that was quiet, less obtrusive in our living space, and capable of being used by a bicycle without any modifications or additions to the bicycle. The Table...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 15:39:01 PDT
Make a Solar Rechargeable TV remote. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Rechargeable-TV-remote/
Make a Solar Rechargeable TV remote. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/MGKJ/HGH6JHZ5/F2RMGKJHGH6JHZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/MGKJ/HGH6JHZ5/F2RMGKJHGH6JHZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/MGKJ/HGH6JHZ5/F2RMGKJHGH6JHZ5.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this I will show you how to make a TV remote that uses solar energy to recharge its batteries. The batteries need to be rechargeable, I used nimh batteries. before we begin I would like to say that you shouldnt modify any remote that isnt yours. what do I mean exactly? glad you asked! Odds are yo...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 03:14:54 PDT
How to grow Papyrus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-Papyrus/
How to grow Papyrus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/A2LI/HFSH5AFE/FJ9A2LIHFSH5AFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/A2LI/HFSH5AFE/FJ9A2LIHFSH5AFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/A2LI/HFSH5AFE/FJ9A2LIHFSH5AFE.SMALL.jpg thomas9666 After an obsession with Ancient Egypt for as long as I can remember, I have finally grown Papryus! It's always been a thing I've wanted to try and if you have too then I hope this helps Bit of history The reed Cyperus Papyrus has been cultivated on the banks of the river Nile for many thousands ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 04:40:20 PDT
Basic Cinematography Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Cinematography-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SMALL.jpg nroy5 So here's my tutorial on some basic cinematography to make your films look a lot more like they do in the movies. Keep in mind that there are many different ways of accomplishing the movie look. Depending on the genre of movie, and what you have available to you. (For example, if you have little to ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:30:32 PDT