Instructables: exploring - workshop - green http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:07:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 The poor mans aquaponic system http://www.instructables.com/id/The-poor-mans-aquaponic-system/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:43:34 PDT
Gatorade Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatorade-Planter/
Gatorade Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SMALL.jpg d_salce84 In this instructable i'm up-cycling the small Gatorade bottles into a hanging planter. Here is what you need:Gatorade bottles (I used the small ones)zip tiesboardsmall metal peg sheetsscrewstools:Rulerelectric drilldrill bit razor blade Drill holes in cap Drill small holes onto the top of the Gat...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:39:24 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
How to start chilli seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-chilli-seeds/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:43:33 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/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
How to deal organically with 12 common garden pests without chemical pesticides http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-deal-organically-with-12-common-garden-pest/
How to deal organically with 12 common garden pests without chemical pesticides - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SMALL.jpg whitenwrite As an amateur gardener and vegan i wanted to start off growing vegetables in the right way, and for me personally that was by doing it organically and not using chemical pesticides. Now my main reason for not using pesticides other than the fact that my dogs run near my vegetable patch as do the ti...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:14:17 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
Bio Degradable Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Degradable-Plant-Pot/
Bio Degradable Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect What Is a Bio- Degradable Plant Pot?A Bio Degradable Plant pot is a pot made from materials that naturally disintegrate after a particular period of time and merge with the soil. The paper used is also Recycled newspaper which makes this a Green Instructable. The Bio Degradable plant pot is designe...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:23:58 PDT
Rain Tank- From paper to reality http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Tank-From-paper-to-reality/
Rain Tank- From paper to reality - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93A3/HXZFV0GP/F8H93A3HXZFV0GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93A3/HXZFV0GP/F8H93A3HXZFV0GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93A3/HXZFV0GP/F8H93A3HXZFV0GP.SMALL.jpg dertuysa It started with some simple data collecting after I moved into my current house. After realizing the amount of rain that was being wasted (mainly under my house) I had to act. I sketched a few rudimentary ideas on a napkin at work but soon became distracted by life (a few kids, leveling the house, a...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:50:43 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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By: smori

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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...
By: Bannockburn

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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:14:17 PDT
Seed Starter Pots for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starter-Pots-for-Free/
Seed Starter Pots for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SMALL.jpg sajjad786 This instructable is my entry for the green design contest. In this instructable I'll show you how to create two seed starting pots by up-cycling a water bottle. Most of us use these kind of water bottles quite often and toss them without thinking even for a second that these can be reused. It is ...
By: sajjad786

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:32:49 PDT
PC Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Desk/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:09:05 PDT
The $120 DIY 12v Solar Power System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-120-DIY-12v-Solar-Power-System/
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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/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:22:57 PDT
raised garden bed from old cedar fence http://www.instructables.com/id/raised-garden-bed-from-old-cedar-fence/
raised garden bed from old cedar fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/N833/HV9HQ2U5/FL6N833HV9HQ2U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/N833/HV9HQ2U5/FL6N833HV9HQ2U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/N833/HV9HQ2U5/FL6N833HV9HQ2U5.SMALL.jpg timsway a trend in my area is taking down old, worn out cedar fences and replacing them with horrid, plastic ones. as i've shown in other videos, this wood is usually pretty great stuff for all sorts of indoor and outdoor projects. in this vid, i tear down my neighbor's fence and build raised garden beds ou...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 06:27:19 PDT
recycled pallet note pad chalk board http://www.instructables.com/id/recycled-pallet-note-pad-chalk-board/
recycled pallet note pad chalk board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/JI0D/HV4DCSMP/FK9JI0DHV4DCSMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/JI0D/HV4DCSMP/FK9JI0DHV4DCSMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/JI0D/HV4DCSMP/FK9JI0DHV4DCSMP.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 have a note pad handy where ever you need it. Not only does it use recycled pallets but also saves on paper note pads Simple to make and fun to use Things I used TOOLS Pallet wood (1/4 sawn)Table saw spar varnishHand plane ...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 22:03:03 PDT
Riding Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Leaf-Blower/
Riding Leaf Blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I got tired of walking around with a gas powered blower trying to get all the leaves into a pile. I found enough parts to make an electric blower for my electric golf cart. this save my back and eliminates the need for all that gas/oil mix in the shed. I've seen plenty of big gas powered blowers eve...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:35:01 PDT
Humid vs Non-Humid Growth Comparison: http://www.instructables.com/id/Humid-vs-Non-Humid-Growth-Comparison/
Humid vs Non-Humid Growth Comparison: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/DV45/HUEENATH/FPODV45HUEENATH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/DV45/HUEENATH/FPODV45HUEENATH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/DV45/HUEENATH/FPODV45HUEENATH.SMALL.jpg Tylermillard This goal of this comparison project is to compare plant growth between less than average humidity and more than average humidity growing climates to see how much of a factor humidity is in plant growth. For this experiment you will need materials that may be found around the house, but can also be ...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:53:42 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
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...
By: The King of Random

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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 British Badger 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...
By: the_burrito_master

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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/
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
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/
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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/
Soda Crate Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SMALL.jpg wholman Years ago, at a drafty, bat-infested flea market in rural Alabama, I picked up two antique wooden soda crates for $5 each. One was solid Coca-Cola red, the other a dusky orange, brand unknown. And then they sat, warehoused in a succession of closets until I had occasion to use them. In my most rece...
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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...
By: foobear

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 14:25:23 PST
How to grow apple trees from seed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-apple-trees-from-seed/
How to grow apple trees from seed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/FUES/HYR3BU08/FBHFUESHYR3BU08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/FUES/HYR3BU08/FBHFUESHYR3BU08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/FUES/HYR3BU08/FBHFUESHYR3BU08.SMALL.jpg farmerboyk *quick note, the apple tree shown isn't mine. This one is from www.treepicturesonline.com* Hello! This tutorial will show you how to grow apple trees straight from the seed.So first, here are some things you should know:-If you grow an apple tree from seed, it probably won't grow the same type of tr...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:01:47 PDT
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