Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:40:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 decoration at it's easiest: unexpected reuse :) http://www.instructables.com/id/decoration-at-its-easiest-unexpected-reuse-/
decoration at it's easiest: unexpected reuse :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/NKS3/HU4GXFI7/FK4NKS3HU4GXFI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/NKS3/HU4GXFI7/FK4NKS3HU4GXFI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/NKS3/HU4GXFI7/FK4NKS3HU4GXFI7.SMALL.jpg aescobar ortega 'cause everything is different if you look closer! :)i know this is not the best instructable ever, it's a reflection. I think this is a funny coincidence, and that's why I'm keeping this. 'cause sometimes we're not sure things are worthy, i think the lesson is to keep our eyes and mind open and if ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:54:55 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
Ping Pong ball gun from a pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Ping-Pong-ball-gun-from-a-pallet-1/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 06:21:58 PDT
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-tower-made-out-of-PVC-pipe-15-pockets/
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SMALL.jpg algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:24:00 PDT
Paper pots for quicker production and maximum capacity http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-pots-for-quicker-production-and-maximum-capa/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:00:59 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
Mini Recycled Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Recycled-Greenhouse/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 13:26:54 PDT
honey dipper with scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/honey-dipper-with-scoop/
honey dipper with scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SMALL.jpg dalegribble scoop is to get the last bit that gets left in the jar choose some wood this was from a limb that fell in my yard about two months ago. its black walnut on the large trying to work it round and little shaping getting the shape and the captured ring the captured ring was not necessary but p...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 06:57:27 PST
build your own workbench out of free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/build-your-own-workbench-out-of-free-wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part four of a 6-part series where i aim to make reclaiming wood and making things out of it accessible for everyone - even without all the fancy tools! parts 1-3 are also on instructables, showing you one of many ways to get free wood, how to get basically all the tools you need for cheap ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:53:29 PST
Saw-Blade Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Blade-Axe/
Saw-Blade Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/6DT6/HRWN6895/FYR6DT6HRWN6895.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/6DT6/HRWN6895/FYR6DT6HRWN6895.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/6DT6/HRWN6895/FYR6DT6HRWN6895.SMALL.jpg Wallyman This was a simple build made out of leftover parts. I drew inspiration for this project from Mad Max. Materials & Tools Materials- A recently broken sledge hammer handleTwo old saw blades (preferable one large and one small)Some leather EpoxyNeedle and ThreadTools- WelderAngle grinderSawSander...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:01:28 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
Simple Prybar for pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prybar-for-pallets/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
Spray tip cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-tip-cleaner/
Spray tip cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/UWNJ/HRI98E0F/F16UWNJHRI98E0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/UWNJ/HRI98E0F/F16UWNJHRI98E0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/UWNJ/HRI98E0F/F16UWNJHRI98E0F.SMALL.jpg cbdave I found using WD-40 works better cleaning spray paint tips than tipping the can upside down but is messy when you're trying to use the tube that comes with the can. So I cut the top off an empty spray can and use it on top the WD-40 can Cut off top Not all Spay tips are interchangeable and t...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 02:07:55 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
Free Storage Bins Complements of your Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Storage-Bins-Complements-of-your-Cat/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:44:34 PST
Kraken Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Kraken-Rum-Lamp/
Kraken Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/HLF1/HR0B3G6Z/F52HLF1HR0B3G6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/HLF1/HR0B3G6Z/F52HLF1HR0B3G6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/HLF1/HR0B3G6Z/F52HLF1HR0B3G6Z.SMALL.jpg callumrussell I managed to knock over and smash my ceramic bedside lamp, but instead of buying a new one I figured since I already had all the pieces I may as well make a new one. The first step you’re going to want to take is to find a bottle of Kraken rum (or any other bottle) and then finish the contents. Too...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:27:54 PST
Recycled paper spiral lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-woven-spiral-lamp/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:37:56 PST
Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Recycling-Plant-Bookcase/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 05:22:45 PST
Trunk Filing Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Trunk-Filing-Cabinet/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 14:21:31 PST
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Tree-Pots-For-Date-Palms-Or-Whatever/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:51:53 PST
Gun Rack from Reclaimed Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Rack-from-Reclaimed-Pallet-Wood/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 23:24:43 PST
Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Chair-1/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:01:12 PST
How to build a Modern Mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Modern-Mailbox/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 08:48:01 PST
Kitty Litter bucket Wire spool holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitty-Litter-bucket-Wire-spool-holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7OK1/HP0CR0NK/FDZ7OK1HP0CR0NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7OK1/HP0CR0NK/FDZ7OK1HP0CR0NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/7OK1/HP0CR0NK/FDZ7OK1HP0CR0NK.SMALL.jpg funcky Using a Kitty litter bucket and a leftover piece of a curtian rod I made this holder for a spool of wire I had.I cut slots in the bucket so the spool would fit inside the bucket. Drilled holes for the curtian rod. Then filled the bottom with some gravel for weight. The peice of curtian rod I had ...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:55:12 PST
Bookshelf from wooden boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-from-wooden-boxes/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 20:41:46 PST
How to make a bed using recycled paint cans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bed-using-recycled-paint-cans/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/NSLY/HO7XG6O2/FMCNSLYHO7XG6O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/NSLY/HO7XG6O2/FMCNSLYHO7XG6O2.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/NSLY/HO7XG6O2/FMCNSLYHO7XG6O2.SMALL.jpg Alice Tamani Fifty cans, cardboard and sticky tape! Make a bed. Full step by step at  http://alicevstokes.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/how-to-make-a-bed-from-recycled-paint-cans/ Ok, here it is, as promised, the bed from recycled paint cans, sticky tape, and cardboard!  Let me make it clear, I am not trying to se...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:12:53 PST
DIY attractive Planters from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-attractive-Planters-from-Junk/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:58:50 PST
rather strong hook http://www.instructables.com/id/rather-strong-hook/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:47:30 PST
Portable tool Kit/toolbag From Cd Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-multimetertoolkit-case-made-from-old-cd-c/
Portable tool Kit/toolbag From Cd Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LHJS/HO233RM8/F3ULHJSHO233RM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LHJS/HO233RM8/F3ULHJSHO233RM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LHJS/HO233RM8/F3ULHJSHO233RM8.SMALL.jpg ivmilicevic I needed a carrying case for my multimeter + screwdriver set. I saw this cd case on sale and bought one. Its modular so you can customize it to your needs. Tools and materials needed: Hot Glue gun Hobby knife, scissors or something sharp to remove cd holder from inside Some sort of protection. I us...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:07:51 PST
How to Recycle Lead to Make a Weight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-Lead-to-Make-a-Weight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/82SA/HNY22S85/FM282SAHNY22S85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/82SA/HNY22S85/FM282SAHNY22S85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/82SA/HNY22S85/FM282SAHNY22S85.SMALL.jpg bubal From a filthy lead pipe I found in a skip. I melt it with the help of a blowtorch, always outdoors, since lead vapors are TOXIC. I pour it in a metal can and put a wire handle. I have made a weight. I paint it with two layers of enamel paint in order to avoid direct contact with the skin, since the ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:06:46 PST
Rain Gutter Garden Planter Troughs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Gutter-Garden-Planter-Troughs/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:33:01 PST
vertical window planter http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-window-planter/
vertical window planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/BZ7S/HNM44AI5/FRSBZ7SHNM44AI5.SMALL.jpg foobear Everyone likes to put plants on their windowsill.  But why not take advantage of the light along the sides of the windows? here's one way Cast of characters inexpensive curtain tension rod $3-$5.  Get one that will fit inside your window's vertical height 2 extra inches or more 8-10 empty plasti...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 14:25:23 PST
Bottle Lamp DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Lamp-DIY/
Bottle Lamp DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/VK7B/HN81YSZW/F1PVK7BHN81YSZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/VK7B/HN81YSZW/F1PVK7BHN81YSZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/VK7B/HN81YSZW/F1PVK7BHN81YSZW.SMALL.jpg lanaredstudio When I saw this bottle lamp from Maison Martin Margiela, I thought: I can do this! So I grabbed that empty bottle of wine and bought a cheap lampshade to match it. This is how it turned out: 1. Get an old wine bottle. 2. Get a diamond tipped drill, or use a simple engraving device like I did. Mi...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:49:21 PDT
Pallet Table DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Table-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/15SL/HN826AOC/FDM15SLHN826AOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/15SL/HN826AOC/FDM15SLHN826AOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/15SL/HN826AOC/FDM15SLHN826AOC.SMALL.jpg lanaredstudio Here's a fun project that my boyfriend did, that I would like to share with you. He really wanted to make a dining table by only using 'leftover' materials. I really liked this idea and decided to document the project and turn it into a DIY for you :) The table turned out great, and I really love ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:41:06 PDT
Workshop adjustable support with expansion pack, made from junk. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-adjustable-support-with-expansion-pack-ma/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SMALL.jpg funkysod I made this simple support, you know for those long pieces of wood or metal stock. My workbench is really small and I often have trouble handling all the things I want to do. Looking at my pile of scrap pieces I just winged this together in my mind. Kind of improvised it as I went along. Worked out ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 04:13:40 PDT
Recycle Old Mobile Phone Batteries into a small powerpack. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-Old-Mobile-Phone-Batteries-into-a-s/
Recycle Old Mobile Phone Batteries into a small powerpack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YH9K/HMWVZ8S1/FNBYH9KHMWVZ8S1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YH9K/HMWVZ8S1/FNBYH9KHMWVZ8S1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YH9K/HMWVZ8S1/FNBYH9KHMWVZ8S1.SMALL.jpg u971 Not to difficult requiring only but a few tools to accomplish,letting you use them small batteries to power devices. Gather the tools you will need. Collect and gather the tools you will need. Tools needed: 1x Wire Stripers, 2 Different colors of wire, Solder and Soldering Gun, Electrical T...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:43:36 PDT
Adjustable (height) table saw out-feed table http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-height-table-saw-out-feed-table/
Adjustable (height) table saw out-feed table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/PDMO/HMNNFSSM/FVBPDMOHMNNFSSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/PDMO/HMNNFSSM/FVBPDMOHMNNFSSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/PDMO/HMNNFSSM/FVBPDMOHMNNFSSM.SMALL.jpg john pedersen  An adjustable table saw out-feed table. I saw some unused office chairs about to be thrown out at work, so I had an idea what I could make with them. I asked  and was given permission to take them. I've always wanted an out-feed support for my table saw so this is what I came up with. I found this ...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:10:28 PDT
Eco-Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Garden/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 19:25:12 PDT
Recycle oogoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-oogoo/
Recycle oogoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SMALL.jpg novelchip If you play with oogoo, the fantastic low-cost silicone , presented in the great oogoo instructable of  mikey77, you might have noticed that if you use it to make for instance molds of large objects, (say 10 x10 x 10 cm),  then you still need to buy quite a lot of  the acetic type silicone and so e...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 04:07:00 PDT
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-light-bulb-changer-on-a-stick-from-w/
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SMALL.jpg Branebot So if necessity is the mother of invention, then in my case, the father is stinginess... and when they have a mutant baby, it looks like this picture... What actually happened is:  I was walking out to my car to drive the the hardware store and buy a light bulb changer on a stick, as I hadn't been ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:47:54 PDT
Single Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Pallet-Chair/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:01:01 PDT
PVC Recycle Bags Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Recycle-Bags-Holder/
PVC Recycle Bags Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/661G/HKZ9IRGM/F0D661GHKZ9IRGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/661G/HKZ9IRGM/F0D661GHKZ9IRGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/661G/HKZ9IRGM/F0D661GHKZ9IRGM.SMALL.jpg Qazmon Have you seen the nice containers used to separate your recyclables? Want a quick and easy way to make some your self that look rather nice? Where I live there is not a program to pick up recyclables at my curb and we have to take them to the recycle center.  Of course taking them there is much ea...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 15:54:36 PDT
Beehive made from tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-made-from-tires/
Beehive made from tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/90AA/HKPX70EK/FJI90AAHKPX70EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/90AA/HKPX70EK/FJI90AAHKPX70EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/90AA/HKPX70EK/FJI90AAHKPX70EK.SMALL.jpg nathan nash Me and my friend made this beehive out of old tires over  2 weekend. But with better tools and the help of this instructable you could easily make it over one weekend.  Want to help out the bees but don't want to built a beehive then check out- http://sos-bees.org/ Materials Materials  3 or 4 t...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 05:44:36 PDT
Frame made from Old Screen Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Frame-made-from-Old-Screen-Door/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/UU5Y/HJZ84ZRO/F41UU5YHJZ84ZRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/UU5Y/HJZ84ZRO/F41UU5YHJZ84ZRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/UU5Y/HJZ84ZRO/F41UU5YHJZ84ZRO.SMALL.jpg Honeylam Found an old wood screen door in our old dump.  Ended up as a very cool frame!  The original door was made very cleverly by cutting the wood in half where it is put together.  They had both glued and screwed it together.  I used an oscillating tool made by Porter-Cable to match the cuts on a shorter...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 19:44:00 PDT
iPad/tablet stand - portrait and landscape - from recycled fruits crate http://www.instructables.com/id/iPadtablet-stand-portrait-and-landscape-from-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/9WIO/HJGE3VW1/F6D9WIOHJGE3VW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/9WIO/HJGE3VW1/F6D9WIOHJGE3VW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/9WIO/HJGE3VW1/F6D9WIOHJGE3VW1.SMALL.jpg viepure so i needed an iPad stand like a lot of people... decided to make my own : D and recycle this fruit crate that remained from some oranges. This is how I did it. Basically I just took one side of a the fruit crate and just reinforced it with the other piece of plywood, from the other side of the cr...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 01:40:27 PDT
What to do with open, half used caulk tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-open-caulk-tubes/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 05:42:29 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
Spare parts garage/shop stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-parts-garageshop-stool/
Spare parts garage/shop stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SMALL.jpg csellers1 I was standing in my garage the other day wishing I had a suitable place to rest my bones, when I spied my broken motor parts from my old Firebird. This got my wheels a turning and I came up with a plan to put together a simple stool using only leftover pieces and parts. If your anything like me, n...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:06:42 PDT
From Locker Doors to Nightstands http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Locker-Doors-to-Nightstands/
From Locker Doors to Nightstands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/W7XF/HIXPVUD5/FF2W7XFHIXPVUD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/W7XF/HIXPVUD5/FF2W7XFHIXPVUD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/W7XF/HIXPVUD5/FF2W7XFHIXPVUD5.SMALL.jpg Honeylam So what do you do when your husband finds these very cool old locker doors at the dump!  Well first when you post them on Facebook the Assistant Fire Chief sends back a message saying those came from her house!  :)  After you tell her to call you from now on before she dumps ANYTHING...you decide wh...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 20:05:47 PDT