Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:10:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
The bookshelf in 2 ways... how to recycle used cardboards to create customized furniture! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-bookshelf-in-2-ways-how-to-recycle-used-cardbo/
The bookshelf in 2 ways... how to recycle used cardboards to create customized furniture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/SEQ7/I0VP2B9Z/FY5SEQ7I0VP2B9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/SEQ7/I0VP2B9Z/FY5SEQ7I0VP2B9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/SEQ7/I0VP2B9Z/FY5SEQ7I0VP2B9Z.SMALL.jpg AlinesCardboard I transform and design used cardboards into unique works ofArt that can be used as furniture or home décor and accessories.I love working cardboard because it is the best way toexpress my limitless creativity!Visit my websiteThis is the step by step of one of my first furniture: The bookshelf in 2 w...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:26:54 PDT
Wax Crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Crucible/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:26:13 PDT
Aquaponics on a recycled water tank with a little bit of new http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponics-on-a-recycled-water-tank-with-a-little-/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:30:40 PDT
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-iron-holder-heavy-duty/
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SMALL.jpg Fenex Like it? Lets bild one! Want vs Need. I bought this stand for about 10$ from ebay, it's aluminium, good quality, but I cannot use it a lot... I have 3 soldering irons (30W, 60W, 100W) and a pistol style soldering iron and only one of those, the small 30W one wich I use a lot less than the other o...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:33:42 PDT
Modern Grandfather Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Grandfather-Clock/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:53 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
Cardboard Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Table-Lamp/
Cardboard Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This cardboard lamp is a remix of my dowel lamp and Tarun Upadhyaya's cardboard pendant lamp.The reason why I made this lamp is that I wanted to make a bigger version of my dowel lamp. I really loved the light effect but the dowels I made it with were short and the lamp turned out small too.For this...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:32:33 PDT
Gatorade Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatorade-Planter/
Gatorade Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/RCQB/HZSTDXGU/FNXRCQBHZSTDXGU.SMALL.jpg d_salce84 In this instructable i'm up-cycling the small Gatorade bottles into a hanging planter. Here is what you need:Gatorade bottles (I used the small ones)zip tiesboardsmall metal peg sheetsscrewstools:Rulerelectric drilldrill bit razor blade Drill holes in cap Drill small holes onto the top of the Gat...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:39:24 PDT
ThermoCham: wooden Thermo http://www.instructables.com/id/ThermoCham-wooden-Thermo/
ThermoCham: wooden Thermo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/7CLI/HZOL2V5Z/FJ77CLIHZOL2V5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/7CLI/HZOL2V5Z/FJ77CLIHZOL2V5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/7CLI/HZOL2V5Z/FJ77CLIHZOL2V5Z.SMALL.jpg misael.acosta.35 ThermoCham is a wooden thermo that works as an insulator when you need to carry ANY LIQUID, whether hot or cold.ThermoCham can keep your Drink temperature, preventing it from weather.all you need is:- a wood batten (4x4 in)-glue for wood-screw cap (2.75 in)-large aluminium canTools and Machines:-For...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 19:58:57 PDT
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Base-made-with-a-sardines-can/
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like this project, your votes are very appreciated. Thanks!)Hello everybody! I'm back into the action! After all the excitement of working in a bulletproof vests factory, and then moving to Azerbaijan and getting married to my beautiful girlfriend Parvin, now I'm living in Baku and trying to...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:59:37 PDT
Copper Penny Serving Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Penny-Serving-Tray/
Copper Penny Serving Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Restoration projects can be very fun. Taking something with little value and modifying it. I take a garage sale TV tray and add 391 pennies, epoxy and a 12" length of copper pipe. No table saw, no band saw and no lathe. This is a basic build project! Watch for googly eyes...Super Glaze Epoxy : http...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:19 PDT
Picture frames from scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frames-from-scrap-materials/
Picture frames from scrap materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/CUUU/HZ13H1J8/FIRCUUUHZ13H1J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/CUUU/HZ13H1J8/FIRCUUUHZ13H1J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/CUUU/HZ13H1J8/FIRCUUUHZ13H1J8.SMALL.jpg Elliot Lord This is a very quick and easy way to make some nice looking picture frames from basic materials.The tools I used were just a saw and a mitre block. You may need a hammer if you do some of the steps I mention, but I didn't. Also some small tacks and wood glue are needed. The backing board These pi...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:06:31 PDT
reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
reclaimed wood headphone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus While sitting by the campfire recently my eye caught a piece of dark firewood that was different from the rest. Instead of burning it I brought it to the wood shop and milled it down to a manageable piece; turns out it was a very nice piece of walnut, perfect for my next project!Follow me on a fun ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
Yet Another ATX Benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-ATX-Benchtop-power-supply/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 10:51:28 PDT
How To Make A Wall Hanging Audio/iPod Platform From An Old Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wall-Hanging-AudioiPod-Platform-From/
How To Make A Wall Hanging Audio/iPod Platform From An Old Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SMALL.jpg michmich112 Hey guys,So I'm a skate junkie :p and I wanted to make something cool with an old skate of mine (The skate in question was a Toy Machine 7.9 width) and I also had a pair of speakers just laying around so I decided to make this thing and I'm gonna show you how to make it!Enjoy! Find Your Board! Fi...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:19:54 PDT
Bio Degradable Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Degradable-Plant-Pot/
Bio Degradable Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect What Is a Bio- Degradable Plant Pot?A Bio Degradable Plant pot is a pot made from materials that naturally disintegrate after a particular period of time and merge with the soil. The paper used is also Recycled newspaper which makes this a Green Instructable. The Bio Degradable plant pot is designe...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:23:58 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Tire To Stools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/
Tire To Stools! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SMALL.jpg shazni My children's school wanted outdoor stools and asked me if I could make them some. They wanted something like my ottomans but smaller. Enter Trishaw tires! In Asian countries Trishaw or Three Wheelers are commonly used for transport. We have loads of Trishaws and hence loads of waste tires! Luckily ...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:49:43 PDT
Geometric Cardboard Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Cardboard-Lamp/
Geometric Cardboard Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/3O31/HWXLDCZZ/FS73O31HWXLDCZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/3O31/HWXLDCZZ/FS73O31HWXLDCZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/3O31/HWXLDCZZ/FS73O31HWXLDCZZ.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 One of the things you may notice from all of my projects is probably my love for cardboard and lamps :)My new creation mixes both these things, so working on it was really fun! I made some mistakes at first, and that made the work even longer, but they actually opened up my mind on new ideas that ca...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:28 PDT
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-bottle-into-a-hanging-pot/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:07:30 PDT
Custom Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Router-Table-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:48:12 PDT
Canoe, Kayak Building Form And Steam Box From Recycled Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Kayak-Building-Form-And-Steam-Box-From-Recyc/
Canoe, Kayak Building Form And Steam Box From Recycled Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/30K5/HWNFNPIO/FJF30K5HWNFNPIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/30K5/HWNFNPIO/FJF30K5HWNFNPIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/30K5/HWNFNPIO/FJF30K5HWNFNPIO.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I've built several canoes/kayaks over the years, often using salvaged and recycled parts, so when I saw an ad for free pallets on Kijiji, I figured it would be a good time to make an instructable on it. For me, canoe building is a free-form craft and it's rather easier than you may think. I don't us...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:31:17 PDT
DIY Weave Pendant Lamp (Go Green) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Weaved-Pendant-Lamp/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 08:07:13 PDT
Popsicle Vintage Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Heritage-Lampshade/
Popsicle Vintage Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CRW3/HWJJZ1VI/FG4CRW3HWJJZ1VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CRW3/HWJJZ1VI/FG4CRW3HWJJZ1VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/CRW3/HWJJZ1VI/FG4CRW3HWJJZ1VI.SMALL.jpg Passion Make Hi friends! This is my first time making a lampshade. I have used Popsicle sticks to create the lampshade. It gives a vintage feel. A good way to recycle things. I loved the entire process of making the lamp shade. It is of average difficulty level and any body can try. I have given a detailed step ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:59:58 PDT
Swirly PVC Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-PVC-Pendant-Light/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:19:11 PDT
Stop Sign Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Sign-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Deck-Supply-List/
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SMALL.jpg kenwork I had a vision of a Hexagon deck. So a decision was made to make it a reality. We have several hexagon plant beds and a hexagon table, so why not a hexagon deck?! :)Supplies:1. Tons of scrap and recycled wood. 2x4's, 2x6's, 2x8's. I scavanged, collected and got together enough wood to start th...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:24:38 PDT
Touch Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Lamp/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:30:07 PDT
The Afterglow Lamp (paper mache and recycled materals) http://www.instructables.com/id/Afterglow-Lamp-recycled/
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By: patsheldon

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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:02:13 PDT
Geometric Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Lamp/
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By: orangesportsdude

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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 15:06:58 PDT
Recycled Wooden & Metal Scrap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wooden-Metal-Scrap-Lamp/
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By: acoens

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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:27:24 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 PDT
Repurposed Turtle Sandbox to Planting Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Turtle-Sandbox-to-Planting-Ring/
Repurposed Turtle Sandbox to Planting Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/IVDD/HVVKKQ9F/F8AIVDDHVVKKQ9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/IVDD/HVVKKQ9F/F8AIVDDHVVKKQ9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/IVDD/HVVKKQ9F/F8AIVDDHVVKKQ9F.SMALL.jpg nevets_mcd IntroTurn an old Little Tikes turtle sand box into a planting ring.Recently I bought a house and the previous owners left behind a Little Tikes turtle sand box. I don’t have children so my uses for a green plastic turtle are limited. I kept looking at this turtle every time I had to mow around it an...
By: nevets_mcd

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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 18:34:47 PDT
Used Light Bulb Oil/Alcohol Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Used-Light-Bulb-OilAlcohol-Lamp/
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By: LoMac

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Fri, 30 May 2014 03:45:03 PDT
Indoor Vertical Garden with recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Vertical-Garden-with-recycled-bottles/
Indoor Vertical Garden with recycled bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/L7MU/HVGXWOLO/FGDL7MUHVGXWOLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/L7MU/HVGXWOLO/FGDL7MUHVGXWOLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/L7MU/HVGXWOLO/FGDL7MUHVGXWOLO.SMALL.jpg dmoonen This is my first instructable. Enjoy it and I am always open for feedback. I saw this great Instructable and since I don't have acces to the outside I wanted to make one that fitted on my windowsill. It turned out to be quite easy and fun. Please read everything before you start. Otherwise you m...
By: dmoonen

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Fri, 23 May 2014 04:33:31 PDT
Chose your own adventure or watch grass grow http://www.instructables.com/id/chose-your-own-adventure-or-wacthing-grass-grow/
Chose your own adventure or watch grass grow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SMALL.jpg Triclaw For this instuctable we will be dissembling a flat screen monitor the adventure will be up to you if you want to do paint a monitor Or fix a monitorOr to create an original work of art Or a planter Or a solar night light or all or none of the above Get stuff together well to do this we will nee...
By: Triclaw

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Sat, 17 May 2014 07:01:32 PDT
CCFL Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/CCFL-Lamp/
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By: wolfy_9005

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Thu, 15 May 2014 06:03:58 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 ...
By: rickysp8

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Tue, 13 May 2014 22:03:03 PDT
Electric Go Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Go-Cart/
Electric Go Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I always liked mini bikes and go karts. I got my first Briggs and Stratton 3hp minibike when I was 6. by the time I was 8 i had shaved the head to make more power. I decided to make an electric powered one. That way there is less noise and more fun. I thought maybe the lack of engine noise would de...
By: rjkorn

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Mon, 12 May 2014 17:29:00 PDT
Riding Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Leaf-Blower/
Riding Leaf Blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I got tired of walking around with a gas powered blower trying to get all the leaves into a pile. I found enough parts to make an electric blower for my electric golf cart. this save my back and eliminates the need for all that gas/oil mix in the shed. I've seen plenty of big gas powered blowers eve...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:35:01 PDT
DIY Flower Box Planter Video http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flower-Box-Planter-Video/
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By: GardenFork

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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:04:25 PDT
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-Shock-Sleeve-Collars-For-Hand-Tools/
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SMALL.jpg qakaos Here's a quick rainy day weekend project!..I'm sure most people have older hand tools stored away in the garden shed that have had a hard life - as you can see my mattock that I picked up from a garage sale is no exception. This one in its past has suffered a few "miss hits" causing split damage to ...
By: qakaos

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Tue, 6 May 2014 16:20:08 PDT
Cork Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Lighting/
Cork Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/KGH4/HURHUJO2/F7BKGH4HURHUJO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/KGH4/HURHUJO2/F7BKGH4HURHUJO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/KGH4/HURHUJO2/F7BKGH4HURHUJO2.SMALL.jpg nfil Hi!To create a new eco lighting solutions that are warm, soft and aesthetic material I use recycled cork and wood.I hope you like. What do you need? 2 clothes hangers35x50 cork roll2screwutillty knifesilicone gunspray paintdrill Let's start with how to create lighting form With my materials I ...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 16:51:24 PDT
Skateboard recycled into shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-recycled-into-shelves/
Skateboard recycled into shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/IDKO/HURHPN6Q/FJXIDKOHURHPN6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/IDKO/HURHPN6Q/FJXIDKOHURHPN6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/IDKO/HURHPN6Q/FJXIDKOHURHPN6Q.SMALL.jpg vatkin I found this small skateboard near our trash cans and decided I could definitely use this for something creative. I chose to clean, paint cut and hang the board on my wall as shelves. The skateboard I found looked something like the one in the picture.What you will need:skateboardshelf bracketssmall...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 10:23:26 PDT
Scrap Wood Chopsticks- Recycling scrap hardwood http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Chopsticks-Recycling-scrap-hardwood/
Scrap Wood Chopsticks- Recycling scrap hardwood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/CHK8/HUL9EPCB/F9VCHK8HUL9EPCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/CHK8/HUL9EPCB/F9VCHK8HUL9EPCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/CHK8/HUL9EPCB/F9VCHK8HUL9EPCB.SMALL.jpg imadami So in this instructable I'm going to be showing how you can make chopsticks from scrap hardwood that otherwise would be hard to use. For this instructable you will need: Scrap hardwood. I had some maple and walnut left over from a chess board I had made so that is what I used. Something to c...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:48:01 PDT
Umbrella Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-Birdfeeder/
Umbrella Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SMALL.jpg umbrella upcycle This is an awesome way to reuse a broken umbrella! The metal frame provides a perfect place for birds to perch, and the colorful fabric is an eye-catching garden decoration. Cleaning is a breeze too - simply spray with a hose, let air-dry, and then refill with seed.(This project is part of my Girl...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:46:07 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
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 ...
By: aescobar ortega

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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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By: The King of Random

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT