Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:27:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build Leg Armor Using recycled cans or sheet metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Leg-Armor-Using-recycled-cans-or-shee/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:39:36 PDT
Sit-ups Kit in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sit-ups-Kit-in-a-Box/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:48:05 PDT
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Wood-Floor/
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept It took some effort, it took some time, but in the end, we're super thrilled with it. Getting Started Our pantry floor was a disaster. Or, the tiny scary purposeless room we turned into a pantry had this horrible cheap carpet in it. Hardly up to task. Stopping by a pallet recycler for another ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:52:06 PDT
upcycle chair http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycle-chair/
upcycle chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SMALL.jpg acroart The redesigned your old and unused chairs The separation of chair parts You must separate the fragments and pieces of the Chair without breaking it, you should be careful to allocate.While the process of shredding common hand tools and muscle strength. Removing pieces of paint all the pieces, ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:25:41 PDT
Casting Pewter in Soapstone http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Pewter-in-Soapstone/
Casting Pewter in Soapstone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/1G99/IB7B6FOM/FU41G99IB7B6FOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/1G99/IB7B6FOM/FU41G99IB7B6FOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/1G99/IB7B6FOM/FU41G99IB7B6FOM.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba Some little time ago, I decided that I would learn more about making items out of cast metal. I did some research to find a metal that was relatively easy to obtain, had a low melt point and would be reasonably attractive (bright and shiny). I also researched different methods of casting.What I came...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:59:30 PDT
Workshop Hardware/supply Cart from Reclaimed Items. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Hardwaresupply-Cart-from-Reclaimed-Items/
Workshop Hardware/supply Cart from Reclaimed Items. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SMALL.jpg tjdux This a a metal shelf made into a cart for holding shop materials.Its made entirely out of things that people threw away. For that reason it will be hard to duplicate this exact build. The purpose of this ible is more to inspire to search for alternative uses to things screen are garbage. Any time I ...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:28:04 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-System-with-Up-cycled-Components/
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Scope of Project.The objective of this project is to assemble and install a stand alone solar power system (Photo Voltaic or PV) . My goal is to run 2 LED light bulbs in fixtures on my workbench and charge/maintain my power tool batteries. My estimated load will be 2 x 10W/LED bulbs, and 85W for t...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Recycled Pallet Storage Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Pallet-Storage-Bench/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:31:45 PDT
Whiteboard Can Eraser http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiteboard-Can-Eraser/
Whiteboard Can Eraser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi guys!I guess only a few of you might need a whiteboard eraser, but you should watch this video anyway!Few months ago I got a whiteboard, and it is really great, I often drew, made calculus, lists and other things on it. The problem was that I just lacked a whiteboard eraser.Last week, while drink...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:26:17 PDT
Pallet Daybed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Daybed/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 08:56:53 PDT
King Size Pallet Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Pallet-Headboard/
King Size Pallet Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/584N/IAMC30DQ/FCZ584NIAMC30DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/584N/IAMC30DQ/FCZ584NIAMC30DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/584N/IAMC30DQ/FCZ584NIAMC30DQ.SMALL.jpg johnmanes 9 ft King size head board from a pallet. if you look on the top of the headboard you can see where i installed the light switches so each person has their own light.
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 08:27:22 PDT
Dual Crosscut Sled From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Crosscut-Sled-From-Scrap/
Dual Crosscut Sled From Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SMALL.jpg MikB This is an instructable for a simple cross cut sled, to be used with a table saw. Crosscut sleds are used to guide pieces of wood, small panels etc. accurately across the table of the saw. This one is reversible, and can be used for cutting straight across (90') or for doing mitre/bevels at (45') by...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:55:14 PDT
Patriotic pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Patriotic-pallet/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:12:03 PDT
Glass Jar Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Jar-Greenhouse/
Glass Jar Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SMALL.jpg dklafe 1. Build a wooden frame - I used 10x10cm fence posts.2. Collect a lot of glass jars - I asked my office canteen to save their empty jars for me.3. Stack the jars with the open end inwards inside the wooden frame.4. Fill the gaps between the jars with moss - depending on where you live you may want ...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:08:17 PDT
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ah-Ha-Take-that-single-bed-box-spring-no-one-wants/
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SMALL.jpg al3may You know those pesky box springs that you normally inherit from folks when they have a kids twin mattress to get rid of. Well here's something you can do with them, turn them into a pallet wood organizer and even an overhead organizer for other random stuff.I was cleaning out the garage and about to...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:28:58 PDT
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *IN PROGRESS 'IBLE* http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Pallet-Planter/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:37 PDT
SCOOTER EXHAUST MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/SCOOTER-EXHAUST-MOD/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:32:46 PDT
Bar Stool Recycled into Spike the Hedgehog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Stool-Recycled-into-Spike-the-Hedgehog/
Bar Stool Recycled into Spike the Hedgehog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I had a broken bar stool and I decided to repurpose its parts into a lovely piece of art instead of throwing it out. This was a fun project and I highly recommend recycling your broken wooden things. Sand and Apply Template Sand the finish if one is still on the wood you are using. I drew what I ...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:19:38 PDT
Jeans tool belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeans-tool-belt/
Jeans tool belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SMALL.jpg ChiaraC A very easy way to make a hardy toolbelt in no time. Materials an old pair of jeans scissors The cut Cut the legs of the jeans following the dashed line on the picture. Start from the inner part and be careful not to cut the pockets: you will need them!Cut the zipper to fully open the trouse...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:04:08 PDT
Planta Rhei: everything flows. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planta-Rhei-everything-flows/
Planta Rhei: everything flows. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SMALL.jpg ChiaraC How to make a nice and colorful panel of plants without having to spend lot of time watering it. What you need pallet (I found a small one, that is better suited for me, because I have little space available) hangable small containers (BYGEL by IKEA or similar, the important thing is that th...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 08:52:44 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
Cigarette recycling Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigarette-recycling-Project/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:27:27 PDT
Hammer Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammer-Rack/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:20:48 PDT
DIY Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stamp-1/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:22:28 PDT
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Gardens-Big-Value-in-a-Small-Package/
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/G8TH/I9LZBLG5/FE9G8THI9LZBLG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/G8TH/I9LZBLG5/FE9G8THI9LZBLG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/G8TH/I9LZBLG5/FE9G8THI9LZBLG5.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike Barrel gardens are really good at two things compared to other gardens:1. Reducing water consumption by catching excess water that can be reused.2. Cramming a lot of plants into a small space.Being an apartment dweller that second point really sealed the deal for me. I LOVE spending time outside gar...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:50:17 PDT
Newspaper Side table in cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Side-table/
Newspaper Side table in cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SMALL.jpg AlinesCardboard That begins with the wish to replace my baskets (turned upside down) which served as side tables in my formal living.I wanted something curved but not too much – because my husband prefers square and angled stuff – small, but with storage space for blankets… Find out the internal structure... I h...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 10:13:25 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
Garden Plant Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The plant stand shown in this instructable grows edibles in a compact vertical space. We use the planter to grow herbs and edibles on the deck close at hand to the kitchen and the grill. In the containers we have mint, pineapple sage, marjoram, oregano and two other types of sage. The plants that...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Upcycled Bowie Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Bowie-Knife/
Upcycled Bowie Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman This build uses entirely recycled materials. The blade is from and old truck spring, but my focus is the nut forged into a guard. Essential for this creation is a welder, but beyond that, only a simply forge is needed. Everything remaining can be done with common tools. Well let's get started with m...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:24:19 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The purpose of a rain barrel is to catch rainwater from a downspout and store it for future use. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain barrel will save most gardeners about 1,300 gallons of water during the hot summer months. Saving water not only helps prote...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
Tub Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Tub-Garden/
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By: Verga

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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 06:02:29 PDT
Scrap Bin Rigid Heddle Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Bin-Rigid-Heddle-Loom/
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By: JWaltLayne

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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 21:36:51 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
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By: emilescharneck

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
A cool way to recycle some beer cans http://www.instructables.com/id/A-hot-way-to-recycle-some-beer-cans/
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By: chelseabun

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 05:33:20 PDT
DIY Recycled Drink Can Seed Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Recycled-Drink-Can-Seed-Starters/
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By: Auberrie

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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:01:58 PDT
Bamboo Footrest http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Footrest-On-The-Cheap/
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By: X0n1T3

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:07:46 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mallet-from-Pallets/
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By: imthemaker

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
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By: Kyleluvspets

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
Model paint/helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-painthelping-hands/
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By: jedii72

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:57:11 PDT
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Retreading-Your-Lawn-Mower-Tires/
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By: paul.milligan.102

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:23:02 PDT
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvest-Basket-Garden-Trug/
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By: mtairymd

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10:16:45 PDT
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
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By: inventy

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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:34:29 PST
KFC Go Cup Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/KFC-Go-Cup-Greenhouse/
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By: scourtois

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:04:36 PST
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-an-oval-with-abandoned-drawer-knobs/
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By: vlai3

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:54:23 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
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By: Amaries

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
How to build a basic Bathroom Wall Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-basic-Bathroom-Wall-Cabinet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:46:50 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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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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By: macglobalus

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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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By: macglobalus

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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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By: macglobalus

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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:06 PST