Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 09:04:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Planta Rhei: everything flows. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planta-Rhei-everything-flows/
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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/
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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/
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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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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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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 21:36:51 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SMALL.jpg emilescharneck This is an instructable for a simple pallet wood bench that can be completed within an hour. It also serves as a good foundation to build upon if you are looking for something a little more complex. Add some lumbar support, arm rests or a nice paint job to refine this simple design! Please enjoy! ...
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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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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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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:01:58 PDT
Bamboo Footrest http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Footrest-On-The-Cheap/
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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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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets When I fist set out to make a slingshot, I didn't know where to start. What do I make it out of? How do I make it? What shape should it be? Through out this instructable I will explain and show you what to do and how to do it. I am also trying something new, to make this palmshot using as little han...
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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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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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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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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10:16:45 PDT
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
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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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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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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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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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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
Recycled Track Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Track-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:31:12 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