Instructables: exploring - workshop - green http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:48:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Power-Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-f/
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SMALL.jpg deisejei Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge MobileMaterials: Solar Panel 5 Watt 5 Volt Regulator Board Circuit ( You can DIY or buy from Ebay )Led Light - USB DC line
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:16:57 PST
Cheap Easy indoor plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-indoor-plants/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:23:35 PST
5 Gal Bucket Clothes Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Bucket-1HP-1-Human-Power-Front-Load-Cloth/
5 Gal Bucket Clothes Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/GE43/I3B0CUL8/F2CGE43I3B0CUL8.SMALL.jpg andy.knote I've seen a few 5 gallon bucket clothes washers, I thought I'd make a front loader.I made this entirely out of left-overs and scraps, there are things I could have done differently, but I was working with what I had.I want to mention- the most significant advantage of this "double bucket" design is ...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:08:11 PST
Salvage reusable parts from CFL and reduce Carbon Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-reusable-parts-from-CFL-and-reduce-Carbon-/
Salvage reusable parts from CFL and reduce Carbon Footprint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/0ONW/I2QU9YM3/F3F0ONWI2QU9YM3.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr I recently visited a dump yard and i was just wondering around and noticed that most of the waste was the electronic waste and when i inspected the world stats i noticed that the electronic components and items leave the 75% of the carbon footprint while still they can be easily reused . When i inve...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:20:30 PST
Birds of a Feather Drive Together - Paint your car into a Parrot http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-of-a-Feather-Drive-Together-Paint-your-car-i/
Birds of a Feather Drive Together - Paint your car into a Parrot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider LETS START A REVOLUTION! The Flock Fleet RevolutionRefuse to be oppressed by your Junker, Lemon, Jalopy, Wreck, Beater and take matters into your own hands by dressing your A-B in a bird suit. Turn your car into your favorite bird... its the only logical thing to do! FIRST, ADMIT IT.Let me venture ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:30:46 PST
fuel vaporizer for Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/fuel-vaporizer-for-Generator/
fuel vaporizer for Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/5H15/I1ILGTCT/F3P5H15I1ILGTCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/5H15/I1ILGTCT/F3P5H15I1ILGTCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/5H15/I1ILGTCT/F3P5H15I1ILGTCT.SMALL.jpg Energy and Fun Watch The youtube Video Final Product watch this video this is where I got the Idea Fuel Tube to place in can of gas
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:45 PDT
DIY Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Turbine-2/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:43:22 PDT
Super hero graveyard tombstones http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-hero-graveyard-tombstones/
Super hero graveyard tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SMALL.jpg ManCaveTutorials This are yard grave stones. I am using them as decorations for my lawn during this years Halloween. (October 2014) Supplies First you will need to gather supplies to make the graveyard tombstones. You will need the following. -wood-poster board-spray paint various colors-pencil pen marker-scissor...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:11:09 PDT
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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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:38 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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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:59:32 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 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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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:46:50 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/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:44:56 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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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:12:25 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 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
Seed Starter Pots for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starter-Pots-for-Free/
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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 11:00:34 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
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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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:04:53 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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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:01:21 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
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/
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By: Solarcycle

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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/
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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/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 06:26:39 PST