Instructables: exploring - workshop - green http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 23:08:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Your Own Twig Pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Pencils-1/
Make Your Own Twig Pencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YOR1/IN233HEW/FW3YOR1IN233HEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YOR1/IN233HEW/FW3YOR1IN233HEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YOR1/IN233HEW/FW3YOR1IN233HEW.SMALL.jpg Tops Woodworking I've seen twig pencils for sale, so why not make some of my own. I needed to prune some shrubs, so I decided to use some of the smaller branches for a fun, simple, and inexpensive project. All that's needed:some thicker mechanical pencil refills, a matching drill bit and drill, super glue, twigs o...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:19:11 PDT
DIY Electric Vehicle (Solar Assisted) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Vehicle-Solar-Assisted/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:19:38 PDT
How to Turn Oak Wood From Brown to a Wonderful Green http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Oak-Wood-From-Brown-to-a-Wonderful-Gre/
How to Turn Oak Wood From Brown to a Wonderful Green - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/N2PG/ILCHIY26/FV4N2PGILCHIY26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/N2PG/ILCHIY26/FV4N2PGILCHIY26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/N2PG/ILCHIY26/FV4N2PGILCHIY26.SMALL.jpg MarkInOhio There is a little known technique which can be used to turn the color of oak wood from brown to a very interesting green color. The method is very safe and is described in this Instructable. What is Needed... As shown in the image, the following items are needed:#1 Warm Water#2 Baking Soda#3 A ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 16:27:46 PST
Legend of Zelda Surround Sound Tv Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Surround-Sound-Tv-Cabinet/
Legend of Zelda Surround Sound Tv Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/29TE/IJYUY7P1/FKJ29TEIJYUY7P1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/29TE/IJYUY7P1/FKJ29TEIJYUY7P1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/29TE/IJYUY7P1/FKJ29TEIJYUY7P1.SMALL.jpg rhogan1192 This is my custom designed and made Zelda Tv cabinet with built in speakers. the top and sides fold in and out to let 2 6x9 speakers and two center speakers blast the lounge room. in total i been working on this on weekends for about 6ish months and a fair few hundred bucks (more than i thought it w...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:57:39 PST
Locker Door Turned Into a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Locker-Door-Turned-Into-a-Chair/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 18:44:42 PST
Tree Branch and Bicycle Hall Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Branch-and-Bicycle-Hall-Table/
Tree Branch and Bicycle Hall Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/VQOR/IIT4Y7W6/FXGVQORIIT4Y7W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/VQOR/IIT4Y7W6/FXGVQORIIT4Y7W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/VQOR/IIT4Y7W6/FXGVQORIIT4Y7W6.SMALL.jpg timsway i made a couple of these and your imagination can really help you make yours the way you want it to be. basically, i pretended a tree branch was a bike frame then filled in the rest with bike parts. but i put a tabletop instead of a seat. the video shows how i made it.i apologize that this isn't a t...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:41:37 PST
DIY Aquaponic Vertical Farming System with Air-Lift Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aquaponic-Vertical-Farming-System-with-Air-Lif/
DIY Aquaponic Vertical Farming System with Air-Lift Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/E361/IHF4ITDM/F7CE361IHF4ITDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/E361/IHF4ITDM/F7CE361IHF4ITDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/E361/IHF4ITDM/F7CE361IHF4ITDM.SMALL.jpg Lim San Did a project combining - Hydroponic system;- Aqua-Culture system;- Air-Lift Technology;Advantages- Recycle + Reuse + Reduce of waste (Soda Bottles) into useful Grow Beds, - Vertical Farming arrangement that saving foot print in limited space while "catch" more sunlight;- Being able to use/install i...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:37:36 PST
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Eco-Friendly-Garage-Heater-A-Pneumatic-Solar-Th/
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SMALL.jpg EcoMotive This instructable will cover the build of my 72 square foot solar thermal collector that harnesses the sun's energy to provide winter time space heating for my detached garage workshop. The functional part of the collector is a black aluminum absorber that heats up when the sun's rays are upon it. T...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:18:08 PST
The Greenest Bathroom Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Greenest-Bathroom-Rack/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 09:58:09 PDT
Wooden Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chest/
Wooden Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/S8UR/IH3TB47X/FZFS8URIH3TB47X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/S8UR/IH3TB47X/FZFS8URIH3TB47X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/S8UR/IH3TB47X/FZFS8URIH3TB47X.SMALL.jpg alansartlog This was originally a blog post of mine. I realized I was writing a lot of diy posts that were suited for making into instructables so I thought I'd republish the posts here. You can read the all posts related to this project at my blog here. The instructable have been edited slightly to include all...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:50:47 PDT
How to set up a vermiponic wicking bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-a-vermiponic-wicking-bed/
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 02:44:52 PDT
How to Fix Battery DIY Rebuild Green Power Homemade Energy for Cordless Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Battery-DIY-Rebuild-Green-Power-Homemad/
How to Fix Battery DIY Rebuild Green Power Homemade Energy for Cordless Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/GQNU/IEE2UX1R/F8IGQNUIEE2UX1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/GQNU/IEE2UX1R/F8IGQNUIEE2UX1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/GQNU/IEE2UX1R/F8IGQNUIEE2UX1R.SMALL.jpg trukmeeilee How to Fix Battery DIY Rebuild Green Power Homemade Energy for Cordless DrillCordless drills hit their stride when manufacturers introduced the lithium-ion battery several years ago. These batteries combine huge energy density with light weightIf you has got Cordless Drill but broken battery, you ca...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:34:03 PDT
sofa made by paper http://www.instructables.com/id/sofa-made-by-paper/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 22:27:53 PDT
Choosing Greener Metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Metals/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:13:23 PDT
Recycled pallet table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-pallet-table/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:21:12 PDT
Vertical Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Hanging-Garden/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:18:59 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-System-with-Up-cycled-Components/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Free Pallet Raised Bed Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Pallet-Raised-Bed-Garden/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:14:03 PDT
Simple Stackable Compost Bin from Pallets Collars http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stackable-Compost-Bin-from-Pallets-Collars/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:09:07 PDT
Solar Powering My Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powering-My-Home/
Solar Powering My Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/P87V/IANRRNEP/FAXP87VIANRRNEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/P87V/IANRRNEP/FAXP87VIANRRNEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/P87V/IANRRNEP/FAXP87VIANRRNEP.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My home has been solar powered since June 2013 and the power system has proven its reliability. I'm a proud owner of an OFF GRID solar power system. I decided to publish this instructable to let fellow DIYers know the basics to design and install a system such as mine. Dont expect an exact copy of m...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 11:39:54 PDT
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Free Electricity Free Green Power Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-Free-Electric/
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Free Electricity Free Green Power Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Solar Free Energy very simple with:Mini solar panel 4 watt or 6 watt ( about 5 or 10 USD very lot on EBay ), Protector Batteries Module.TP4056 1A Li-Ion Battery Charging Module ( 1Ampe for 3 cells or 700mA for 2 cells )Batteries 18650 and Box ( 2 or 3 cells per box )Led super light 3watt ( x 1, 3 or...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:20:58 PDT
Scrap Bin Rigid Heddle Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Bin-Rigid-Heddle-Loom/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 21:36:51 PDT
Solar Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:52:38 PDT
The problem of green energy saving - simple DIY electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/The-problem-of-green-energy-saving-simple-DIY-elec/
The problem of green energy saving - simple DIY electrolysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SMALL.jpg lusch Where does our energy come from when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow?This is one of the most important questions regarding those new technologies and the average citizen might think of batteries. Where else would you store energy right ? Wrong! I mean .. Kind of wrong ..And kind of r...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:10:22 PST
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
Refrigeración sin electricidad http://www.instructables.com/id/Refrigeración-sin-electricidad/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:08:13 PST
downspout generator http://www.instructables.com/id/downspout-generator/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:12:42 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Steam powered Tesla, Faraday generator part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-powered-Tesla-Faraday-generator-part-1/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:07:15 PST
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
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
portable 20w solar charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-20w-solar-charger/
portable 20w solar charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SMALL.jpg terrible tinkerer I've been charging 18650 rechargeable batteries from a small 12v battery solar charger for a few months now. Not impressed with the charge rate, spending an entire sunny day only to maybe have a single 18650 battery charged. I decided to step it up a notch & bought a 20w 12v solar panel from an...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:41:21 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
Awesome Cheap Upcycled Desk Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Cheap-Upcycled-Desk-Organizer/
Awesome Cheap Upcycled Desk Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SMALL.jpg Fringebox So you just finished your midterms. No more all nighters till finals and maybe a little more time to relax and kick back in the dorm. But unfortunately due to a mixture of stress, sleep depravation, frantic studying, and a roommate of course your dorm is pretty trashed especially your desk. The l...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 21:51:43 PDT
DIY Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Turbine-2/
DIY Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/I4Z8/I0HYVRYM/FEJI4Z8I0HYVRYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/I4Z8/I0HYVRYM/FEJI4Z8I0HYVRYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/I4Z8/I0HYVRYM/FEJI4Z8I0HYVRYM.SMALL.jpg DIY Dave This instructable will demonstrate how to build a power generating wind turbine. My inspiration came from seeing other wind turbine instructions online. I hope to simplify the process with clear, easy to follow instructions.Thanks to mdavis19 for his instructable How I built an electricity producing...
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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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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:54:14 PDT
The poor mans aquaponic system http://www.instructables.com/id/The-poor-mans-aquaponic-system/
The poor mans aquaponic system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Z4U5/HZXYKXK6/FMJZ4U5HZXYKXK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Z4U5/HZXYKXK6/FMJZ4U5HZXYKXK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Z4U5/HZXYKXK6/FMJZ4U5HZXYKXK6.SMALL.jpg cfiorante this is a aquaponic system that can be made and maintained easily and built for about 15 dollars. Supplies -first and most importantly you will need a glass fish bowl (i got mine from a thrift shop for 3 dollars)-second you will need two plastic bottles a 2 liter bottle and a 5 or so liter bottl...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:43:34 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
Build a Soundproof Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/HCNA/HZB3UZNB/F4AHCNAHZB3UZNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/HCNA/HZB3UZNB/F4AHCNAHZB3UZNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/HCNA/HZB3UZNB/F4AHCNAHZB3UZNB.SMALL.jpg Natalina Up until recently, the only thing between my room and the one adjoining was a set of double doors. I like living with people and do so by choice, but being able to hear someone's entire phone conversation word for word seemed a little much. So I set out to build a more proper wall between us, and ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
Marble & Green Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Green-Nightstand/
Marble & Green Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez We found a stair designed nightstand who clearly needed to switch for red to green. Just paint job here. Find it Craigslist / Leboncoin Prepare It Take it apart.Sand it with high grade sand paper.Mask marble and inner sides.Tip : to get screws and hinges brand new, dip it in a bucket of aceton...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:59:48 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Bowl/
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will cover the general process I followed to cast an aluminum (or aluminium) bowl, a replica of a glass kitchen bowl. This is the story of scrap aluminum, melted to a complete liquid, and remade into something awesomely new. My guide will not go into great detail as to the constr...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sola...The first ever solar powered USB home wall socket for emergency and everyday use!"Plug into Independent Power." When the power grid goes down unexpectedly, st...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
Inexpensive Mini Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Knowing a teacher or two and with Momma Cat's bean counting problem, we thought we better come up with an extremely inexpensive turbine. This way the bean counter and teacher in all of us can be happy :-)Why build one of these mini turbines? Well they are inexpensive ;-) There is the wow factor. The...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SMALL.jpg smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Recycled 2x4's from 1930's bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-2x4s-from-1930s-bank/
Recycled 2x4's from 1930's bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/4N1R/HWZ4Z15Z/FU04N1RHWZ4Z15Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/4N1R/HWZ4Z15Z/FU04N1RHWZ4Z15Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/4N1R/HWZ4Z15Z/FU04N1RHWZ4Z15Z.SMALL.jpg niall mc I got this lumber for eight dollars, the person I got it from told me it came a bank built in the thirties. The raw material After hitting two nail's with my planer, I finally got the lumber clean and smooth.I took very little off the top layer to keep the patina. Clamping a different edge fo...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:35:20 PDT
Simple Recycled / Re-purposed Solar Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Recycled-Re-purposed-Solar-Phone-Charger/
Simple Recycled / Re-purposed Solar Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3NHY/HWUJVQZX/FPP3NHYHWUJVQZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3NHY/HWUJVQZX/FPP3NHYHWUJVQZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3NHY/HWUJVQZX/FPP3NHYHWUJVQZX.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome This is just a quick little how to to demonstrate a quick project to put some surplus components to use with minimal tools. (how I came across the component is encapsulated in brackets)Parts List 1.8W Solar battery maintainer. ($3 at a yardsale) 12v cigar outlet (removed from truck when hard wire...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:59 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/
The $120 DIY 12v Solar Power System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/8PHT/HWDFDBWG/FTK8PHTHWDFDBWG.SMALL.jpg phagemeyer Here's my guide for a simple off-the-shelf and off-grid solar power system you can build yourself. I use this to power a Raspberry Pi that monitors my chicken coop, but you can use this in your RV, shed, garage, pool house, you name it. What do you want to power? How many devices, how much curren...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:04:04 PDT
Pallet Wood TV Console Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-TV-Console-Table/
Pallet Wood TV Console Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn Problem: We recently remodeled our basement and got our first real TV which was wall-mounted. However, we did not have a way to hide cords and hold our cable box and DVD player (actually it's an old Sony Playstation 3 given to me by my brother to use as a Blueray player). Parameters: I'm a gradu...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:01:16 PDT
Saving the World with a Giant Solar Death Ray http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-the-World-with-a-Giant-Solar-Death-Ray/
Saving the World with a Giant Solar Death Ray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/4AMJ/HW6T57CU/FEK4AMJHW6T57CU.SMALL.jpg jkimball So you have finally gone and done it- you've gotten a giant fresnel lens and you have mounted it so you can use the 1000+ square inches of solar collection to really heat things up. Then what?Laugh your Maddest Scientist all you want, because it is time to use those powers for good, and not evil. ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:22:57 PDT