Instructables: exploring - workshop - project - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:30:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go.http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/ I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Old School CNC Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-CNC-Name-Block/
Old School CNC Name Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Put up your CNC machines and break out your coping saws! Today I'll show you how to make a name block using pure muscle power!Old world artisans made such elaborate and intricate designs all by hand, It's a shame the art has depreciated so much. Though CNC has brought many revelations, HMP (human mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:32:57 PDT
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fork-Bugs-Magnets/
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently came into the possession of a lot of forks. Like, 30 or so. I had no idea what to do with them, so I started looking around online. I found lots of cool sculptures and models of animals made out of recycled metal, so I figured I'd give that a shot. While I didn't end up making a giant scu...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:59:05 PDT
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-Turn-Signal-Lamp/
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SMALL.jpg Tgras141 Father's Day is quickly approaching and you still haven't bought anything from Dad. Well look no further!If your dad is like any other dad on the planet, he has a fascination with cars, likely including the good old fashioned Volkswagen. You may not have the money to buy him a '53 split window Beetl...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:35:27 PDT
Make a Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grappling-Hook/
Make a Grappling Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SMALL.jpg M3G At some point in your life, you've probably wanted a grappling hook. And rightly so; they're pretty awesome. Grappling hooks have been around since Roman times, and have become a staple of popular culture, used by movie heroes, pirates, ninjas, and Batman (and who doesn't want to be like Batman?). W...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:38:10 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
DIY Can Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SMALL.jpg MarkYu Here's a fun little DIY project that turns out very nice. This is also a very cheap project to do since it consists of household items. Read on to find out how to make this really neat lighting fixture! Materials Materials-Soup Can -Lid to fit the can-Drill-Drill bit (I found a 13/64 in. bit to w...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 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...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DORM-ROOM-GUITAR-my-first-custom-guitar/
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SMALL.jpg jerdreich8 Introduction I am a sophomore Technology Education undergrad at the college of New Jersey. This past fall I took an introductory materials course and decided to push my skills and make a playable electric guitar for my final project. It was a sporadic decision; I only gave myself two and half weeks ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:15:19 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Wood Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-1/
Wood Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SMALL.jpg smitty16 On my vacation my family visited Marblehead and I saw this guy engraving peoples names in drift wood with a magnifying glass, it caught my attention because it was so simple but so cool. When I got home from vacation I took a magnifying glass and started playing with it and to my surprise it was so ...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:17:01 PST
Heart all a flutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-all-a-flutter/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:19:11 PST
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Crate-Wood-working-and-just-a-fun-projec/
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ In this project I just wanted to have a little fun with a Walmart wood crate. For some time now I had my tool slaying around everywhere so I decided it's time for them to have a "home" so here it is. I hope you enjoy it!Things you will need: Wood Crate 60 grit sand paper Paper stencil of ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Chain-Wine-Bottle-Holder/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:19:40 PST
Wine barrel into a wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-barrel-into-a-wine-rack/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:19:05 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
False Bottom Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Wooden-Crate/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:15:05 PST
Plywood Go Getas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Go-Getas/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
Mechanical Wood Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Wood-Toy-Car/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:57:19 PST
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Solar-Car-14kph-Ultrafast-Toy/
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Feast your eyes upon the beast of all solar cars! A small scale dragster, runs 14-20kph!. A project great for beginners! I made this when I was 6 y/o, this guide is kinda* a remake of my original project. It only took me $4 to one. It runs with two 5v ultra fast 2400rpm efficiency motors, recycled f...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 10:08:29 PST
My First Hydroponic Plant (Beginner's Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponics-For-Beginners-Made-Easy/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:27:21 PDT
How to Make a Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Welding-Table/
How to Make a Welding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SMALL.jpg hurly26 Whether you're a weekend hobbyist or a professional daily welder, a solid welding table is a must have for any job. A great welding table has several important traits. It will be able to stand up to long term abuse. The work surface will be made of thick metal that won't warp or deform under heat, l...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:34:16 PDT
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Table-Top-Book-Rack/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:31:15 PDT
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:25:36 PDT
Weed Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-Pots/
Weed Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie These little guys gives you a great place to put those sweet little weeds your child gives you. I saw these at a few craft shows. They are basically miniature vases. Instead of being hollowed out, they are simply drilled. Simple to make, these are great gifts. And great for getting rid of those cut...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 15:25:26 PDT
How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Strawberry-Pallet-Planter/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:26:57 PDT
Altoids Smalls Solar Powered USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Smalls-Solar-Powered-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:25:56 PDT
Making an ARC Welder - Part 2 of 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-ARC-Welder-Part-2-of-2/
Making an ARC Welder - Part 2 of 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random How to convert scavenged microwave parts into a useful arc welding machine.  This is part 2 of 2, and focuses on the electrical system and finishing touches. More projects at www.thekingofrandom.com Before you watch this, make sure you've seen Part 1. Watch the Video! WARNING: Stick weld...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:13:17 PDT
Woodworking Projects for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-Projects-for-Beginners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SMALL.jpg noahw Here's 50 great beginner woodworking projects that will get you comfortable with the basics of building with wood.  Some of the projects below can be completed in a weekend and others in just a few hours, either way all the projects will help you create something great out of wood. null null n...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:21:32 PST
Building a Budget Cafe Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Budget-Cafe-Racer/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 21:00:48 PDT
$5 Home Theater for March Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-50-Home-Theater-Projector-for-March-Madnes/
$5 Home Theater for March Madness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Just in time for March Madness!  Here's how to convert your Laptop, Smartphone, or Tablet into a makeshift projector.  It's really cheap, and can add a bit of creative fun to your next sports party! www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! This project is geared mainly toward college stude...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:31:08 PDT
Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Box-2/
Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/5XEA/HAWSIBX8/FXI5XEAHAWSIBX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/5XEA/HAWSIBX8/FXI5XEAHAWSIBX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/5XEA/HAWSIBX8/FXI5XEAHAWSIBX8.SMALL.jpg delno Time: around 6 hours Cost: up to $35 A light box is a box with one translucent side that allows light to pass through. Light boxes are functional in many different crafts/arts including photography, illustration and design. Cheap light boxes online start around $40, so I thought I could build a ni...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 16:36:11 PST
How to Make a Spot Welder - for Cheap!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spot-Welder-for-Cheap/
How to Make a Spot Welder - for Cheap!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/BWHI/HAQ2TMS2/FSNBWHIHAQ2TMS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/BWHI/HAQ2TMS2/FSNBWHIHAQ2TMS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/BWHI/HAQ2TMS2/FSNBWHIHAQ2TMS2.SMALL.jpg The King of Random You Might Be Surprised How Cheap It Can Be Have you seen the video above?  If not, take a look now because it will help you as you go along in this instructable.  A typical resistance Spot-Welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness, and a bit of free ti...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:54:39 PST
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Wooden-Toolbox-A-new-take-on-a-classic/
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SMALL.jpg bpoundah I wanted to create toolbox that was strong, easy to build, cheap to produce and also had some style. But more than that, I wanted to use recycled materials and for the design to be different enough in a simple and functional way. I feel like I succeeded. There are quite a few tool boxes/totes whic...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:36:39 PST
DIY Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Terrarium/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 11:01:53 PST
Metal Man Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Man-Pencil-Holder/
Metal Man Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/O3QX/HQ0HSIYK/FGSO3QXHQ0HSIYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/O3QX/HQ0HSIYK/FGSO3QXHQ0HSIYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/O3QX/HQ0HSIYK/FGSO3QXHQ0HSIYK.SMALL.jpg M3G This looks cool and makes a pretty generic gift (most people have pencils, right?) What You Need: - Hacksaw - Coping saw - Bench grinder, file, or DREMEL with grinding bit - Sheet metal - Vice grips (one pair the needle nose type) - Protractor - Blowtorch (if you want to heat treat the steel) ...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:31:57 PDT
How to - Simple Picket Garden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Timber-Picket-Garden-Gate/
How to - Simple Picket Garden Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/YB8S/GWDYFWJX/F7SYB8SGWDYFWJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/YB8S/GWDYFWJX/F7SYB8SGWDYFWJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/YB8S/GWDYFWJX/F7SYB8SGWDYFWJX.SMALL.jpg Pushthatbolder You May Have Walked across one of these before, Probably Walked Through one. Is it what Separated your own Area from that which is not. Either to keep something in or to keep something out. Howbeit we walk through things we Dont understand or have never thought to? I will show you how i built this ...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 02:43:17 PDT
Plywood Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Floor-Lamp/
Plywood Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SMALL.jpg John Induna AD I have enjoyed this site and community for a long time and have wanted to contribute for almost as long. I have finally got something to post. Here is something I worked on last summer. ( well not really, it is a rendering I did last night ) Keep looking, you'll see. The challenge, make something ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:59:03 PDT
A Labyrinth Kids Can Make http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Labyrinth-Kids-Can-Make/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 21:50:48 PST
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-swamp-cooler-overclock-it-50/
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme Swamp coolers work ok until it reaches 94 degrees. At that point, they stop cooling as well, because the pump can not get enough water on the pads to keep them wet. So by increasing the amount of water going to the pads by 50% the unit cools the house down faster, and the pads don't dry out. Rep...
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Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:28:14 PDT
Easy Cab (arcade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cab-arcade/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 01:34:59 PDT
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fold-out-SofaFutonBed-Frame/
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SMALL.jpg VVBoredGuy I enjoy relaxing on a sofa and in my bed, and so it may come as no surprise that I would wish to combine the two. After searching Ikea and several other shops, I found the average price for a "tri-fold" futon was in the region of 120GBP ($150). I found this pretty steep for what is basically some pl...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:01:39 PST
Shape Shifting Wood Trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-trivet-that-can-change-the-shape/
Shape Shifting Wood Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/VPRZ/GDNJ4ALW/F5HVPRZGDNJ4ALW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/VPRZ/GDNJ4ALW/F5HVPRZGDNJ4ALW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/VPRZ/GDNJ4ALW/F5HVPRZGDNJ4ALW.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this tutorial I'm going to show you, how to make a trivet, that can change the shape and be very easily stored. Being a student space is very valuable in my kitchen. This trivet can be used for pans and pots of different sizes, without needing a huge amount of storage space. Btw this is a great...
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Sat, 4 Sep 2010 04:58:31 PDT
Folding Wooden Stepladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Wooden-Stepladder/
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Thu, 2 Sep 2010 02:43:47 PDT
Picnic table with detached benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-table-with-detached-benches/
Picnic table with detached benches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GQOY/FTY4CLFA/FYKGQOYFTY4CLFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GQOY/FTY4CLFA/FYKGQOYFTY4CLFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GQOY/FTY4CLFA/FYKGQOYFTY4CLFA.SMALL.jpg arcandor Entertain thoughts of backyard barbecues and cookouts, having the neighbors over and eating outside with the family? A solid picnic table can be a central part of all of those events, and it doesn't have to be expensive or intricate. This design costs around $100 to build and just 4-6 hours of you...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:10:37 PDT
MAKE YOUR OWN CUSTOM SWITCH PLATES http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-DECORATIVE-SWITCH-PLATES/
MAKE YOUR OWN CUSTOM SWITCH PLATES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/A6AQ/FRIQ7EFK/FGBA6AQFRIQ7EFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/A6AQ/FRIQ7EFK/FGBA6AQFRIQ7EFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/A6AQ/FRIQ7EFK/FGBA6AQFRIQ7EFK.SMALL.jpg Chico This instructable will teach you how to apply cool images of your choice to your electrical switchplates. My wife and I like to have cool switch plates in our house. And usually we buy them from stores, or ebay. Recently we saw one that we really liked for our hallway project, but it cost $34.99!!!...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2009 22:30:35 PST
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/SPREE-Solar-Photovoltaic-Renewable-Electron-/
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SMALL.jpg charlitron For under $160 you can construct a S.P.R.E.E. to harness clean carbon-free solar electricity to power your portable electronic devices.Project: S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), is an experiment in alternative energy and solar generated electricty.The impetus for cons...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 00:07:46 PDT
The 59 Minute Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-59-Minute-Bookshelf/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2008 23:08:28 PDT
Easy Mood light http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mood-light/
Easy Mood light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GYJ4/4N2ERIE2UKO/FBHGYJ44N2ERIE2UKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GYJ4/4N2ERIE2UKO/FBHGYJ44N2ERIE2UKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GYJ4/4N2ERIE2UKO/FBHGYJ44N2ERIE2UKO.SMALL.jpg rickharris This is an easy way to make your own $50+ value mood light with a minimum of parts/effort/Cost and electrical or electronic experience. Even soldering can be avoided!. Total cost could be as little as $2. The heart of the mood lamp The heart of the mood lamp is the colour changing light. Bright ...
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Wed, 6 Sep 2006 15:09:14 PDT
How to Make a Table (with poster image) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-with-poster-image/
How to Make a Table (with poster image) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/H3QJ/E5SEP27RW0K/FUKH3QJE5SEP27RW0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/H3QJ/E5SEP27RW0K/FUKH3QJE5SEP27RW0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/H3QJ/E5SEP27RW0K/FUKH3QJE5SEP27RW0K.SMALL.jpg monnot Watching Motorcycle Dairies the other day, I was reminded of the table I made last summer with Ernesto "Che" Guevara's photograph emblazoned on the center. This is a step-by-step for a stained wooden table with image on top. Enjoy. Sanding Plywood (the top of the table) Stain the Plywood (top ...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2005 12:11:10 PDT