Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:48 PST BLOX v1.01 The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
HOW TO RECICLE COPPER FROM TRANSFORMERS CORES http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-RECICLE-COPPER-FROM-TRANSFORMERS-CORES/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:17 PST
HOW TO RECYCLE TRANSFORMERS THE B METHOD http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-RECYCLE-TRANSFORMERS-THE-B-METHOD/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:11 PST
How to recicle a computer case and keep key components http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recicle-a-computer-case-and-keep-key-compon/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:06 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
Beer Bottle Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Candle-Holder/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:05 PST
My First: Fume extractor! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Fume-extractor/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:02:36 PST
The Tin Can Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tin-Can-Rose/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:17:00 PST
Herbs Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Herbs-Stabilizer/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:49:23 PST
Produce Box Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/Produce-Box-Journal/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:52:30 PST
single tea light heater http://www.instructables.com/id/single-tea-light-heater/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:27:37 PST
Up-Cycle Plastic Bottle to Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Plastic-Bottle-to-Planter/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:43:59 PST
Dumpster Diving For Fun and Profit! (mostly fun though) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Diving-For-Fun-and-Profit-mostly-fun-thou/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:10 PST
Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Cart/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:56:49 PST
Umbrella watered plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-watered-plant/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:07:42 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-horizontal-ladder-shelf/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
Homemade Cryptex!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cryptex/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:55:04 PST
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Cardboard-Stand/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:18:55 PST
Drum Sander-an eclectic mix! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Sander-an-eclectic-mix/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:51:05 PST
My hanging garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hanging-garden/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:34:14 PST
Kids Log Step Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Log-Step-Stool/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:01:49 PST
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Wine-Rack-and-Liquor-Shelf/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:34:34 PST
How to make a Fire Wood Holder from an old washing machine Tub. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fire-Wood-Holder-from-an-old-washing/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:54:32 PST
Suspended Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Shelving/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 07:31:22 PST
Simple Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:38:27 PST
Table Made Out Of A 100 Year Old Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Made-Of-A-100-Year-Old-Door/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:30:36 PST
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Table-from-Reclaimed-Desk/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:06:38 PST
How to make a grocery bag holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-grocery-bag-holder/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:46:08 PST
Queen storage bed frame upcycled from pine shelf unit http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycled-pine-shelf-unit-to-queen-bed-frame/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:39:43 PST
Toy Kitchen from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Kitchen-from-Pallet-Wood/
Toy Kitchen from Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender For Christmas this year my girls wanted a toy kitchen. Sterling Davis (a fellow YouTube woodworker) hosted the Pallet Upcycle Challenge. what better reason to make a toy kitchen out of pallet wood?Check out the video for the most comprehensive look at the build that I can give you. I did not take pi...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:02:41 PST
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
Recycled Cardboard Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Flower-Vase/
Recycled Cardboard Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/88LT/I3VHJ98Z/FGR88LTI3VHJ98Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/88LT/I3VHJ98Z/FGR88LTI3VHJ98Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/88LT/I3VHJ98Z/FGR88LTI3VHJ98Z.SMALL.jpg deba168 Trees clean the air, soil and water, making the earth a livable place. They are so integral to human wellbeing that just living close to trees makes us healthier and happier. If you want to save trees, you can help by recycling materials such as paper and cardboard.Make this cardboard flower vase fo...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:15:28 PST
DIY Table and lamp (from old audio tapes) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Table-and-lamp-from-old-audio-tapes/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:57:05 PST
Solar Water Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-1/
Solar Water Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/0CP7/I3BHGFZ8/FKO0CP7I3BHGFZ8.SMALL.jpg andy.knote This was a project mostly just to see if I could do it- I was living full time in my motorhome, and I wanted to see if I could:1: Build a thermal solar water heater2: Build one primarily out of reclaimed/ reused resources3: Produce enough hot water to be useful. Supplies and Materials The basics,...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:24:30 PST
Tin Can Corner Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Corner-Bracket/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 03:58:27 PST
Coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-rack-1/
Coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SMALL.jpg Metal_maestro While working in the shop my brother expressed his dislike of how we throw our coats and other discarded garments over chairs, equipment, or anything that will hold them. And being easily distracted as I am, I decided to build a coat and/or hat rack.Things I used: MIG welder 4 1/2 inch grinder wi...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:16:14 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
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Shop cheats: Broken tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Broken-tape-measure/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:08:08 PST
How to recycle HDPE plastic (bags, milk jugs, bottle caps, ETC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-HDPE-plastic-bags-milk-jugs-bottle-/
How to recycle HDPE plastic (bags, milk jugs, bottle caps, ETC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/7Y68/I2I3UAZN/FNS7Y68I2I3UAZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/7Y68/I2I3UAZN/FNS7Y68I2I3UAZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/7Y68/I2I3UAZN/FNS7Y68I2I3UAZN.SMALL.jpg nima0003 Plastic it's all around us, we cant get rid of it, so why not recycle it? In this Instructable I teach you how to recycle HDPE plastic.Materials:-HDPE-Wax paper-An oven-Mold-Heatproof tray Find HPDE logos. The most common place you will find the HPDE logo is on plastic bags milk jugs and bottle c...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:08:09 PST
Coat Hanger from Railroad Spikes and Barn Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-from-Railroad-Spikes-and-Barn-Board/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:03:50 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Coroplast-Wall-Storage-for-Tools-and-/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
Knife Block a Remix using tools that you might have! No CNC Machines/Lasers/Phasers/Flux Capacitors or Time Machines were used in this construction!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block-a-Remix-using-tools-that-you-might-hav/
Knife Block a Remix using tools that you might have! No CNC Machines/Lasers/Phasers/Flux Capacitors or Time Machines were used in this construction!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/IEOO/I1FQA2BK/FV0IEOOI1FQA2BK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/IEOO/I1FQA2BK/FV0IEOOI1FQA2BK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/IEOO/I1FQA2BK/FV0IEOOI1FQA2BK.SMALL.jpg buck2217 A remix of the knife block http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block/by Christian Kneull of Estlcam.comI was going to enter this in the Remix contest but due to my wife being in hospital time got away from me.I loved his original and this is a little more "rough and ready" but constructed without ...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:30:47 PDT
fuel vaporizer for Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/fuel-vaporizer-for-Generator/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:45 PDT
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-/
Aquaponics on a recycled water tank with a little bit of new - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UHVK/I0HYP1C8/FW8UHVKI0HYP1C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UHVK/I0HYP1C8/FW8UHVKI0HYP1C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UHVK/I0HYP1C8/FW8UHVKI0HYP1C8.SMALL.jpg Graham L Firstly my thanks must go to all the "Instructablee's" out thereWithout your ideas, designs and inspiration we would be in a very bleak and boring world.THANK YOU to Instructables, for without their foresite for this website, we would all be playing in the dark.For this instructable I had inspirati...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:30:40 PDT