Instructables: exploring - workshop - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:10:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Bluetooth Wall-e Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Wall-e-Speaker/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 19:59:25 PST
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
Almost Free Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Router-Table/
Almost Free Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SMALL.jpg wobblycogs Every woodworker should have a router table as they make countless operations with the router both easier and safer. Unfortunately commercial router tables are often expensive and of fairly mediocre quality. In this 'ible I show off the router table that I built for almost nothing from pieces of scr...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:47:48 PST
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Weave-Chair-Seats-With-Paracord/
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/QSX9/IIOZ0KR3/FVTQSX9IIOZ0KR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/QSX9/IIOZ0KR3/FVTQSX9IIOZ0KR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/QSX9/IIOZ0KR3/FVTQSX9IIOZ0KR3.SMALL.jpg kentdvm It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of col...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
(Laptop) DIY Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-DIY-Table/
(Laptop) DIY Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/6DA0/IIOWR9PK/FDL6DA0IIOWR9PK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/6DA0/IIOWR9PK/FDL6DA0IIOWR9PK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/6DA0/IIOWR9PK/FDL6DA0IIOWR9PK.SMALL.jpg AshleighC5 Cardboard Laptop TableSimple, easy and handy for multitudes of tasks.Need an over the lap table but don't want some expensive laptop stand?Materials:A fair amount of unbent cardboard (4-5 - 40-50cmx30-40cm)4 x Cardboard rolls(from within glad wrap or wrapping paper)Super glue/ hot glueStanley knife ...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 05:04:30 PST
It's a Sign: A Personalized Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-Sign-a-Personalized-Gift/
It's a Sign: A Personalized Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/HFPQ/IINF4RSD/F9SHFPQIINF4RSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/HFPQ/IINF4RSD/F9SHFPQIINF4RSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/HFPQ/IINF4RSD/F9SHFPQIINF4RSD.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We're super big fans of the Gourmet Grandpa, not just because of his amazing cooking skills, but because he's also an awesome father and grandfather. We do a lot of cool, crafty and tasty things at Eureka Factory, but we come by our thirst for creative endeavors somewhat genetically,and we wanted t...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 11:48:35 PST
Acoustic Guitar Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Guitar-Shelf/
Acoustic Guitar Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/00EU/IHI3ONSE/F8O00EUIHI3ONSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/00EU/IHI3ONSE/F8O00EUIHI3ONSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/00EU/IHI3ONSE/F8O00EUIHI3ONSE.SMALL.jpg CavanhaMan Before crucify me saying I screwed up a guitar to make a shelf in my defense I say that this guitar is very old and has been hurt by falls and excesses of a teenager who thought he was rock star! Also, I will use the other parts of the acoustic guitar to make an electric nylon guitar! (Soon I'll ...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:48:01 PST
Dandeline Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Dandeline-Lanterns/
Dandeline Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/G211/IEIDFEPJ/FEWG211IEIDFEPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/G211/IEIDFEPJ/FEWG211IEIDFEPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/G211/IEIDFEPJ/FEWG211IEIDFEPJ.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Ever since I shared the first set of lanterns here on Instructables, I have been thinking about how to make them even easier and more accessible. To be honest, it’s not that easy to find the perfect size drinking glasses…Today I am excited to share a new solution – see how we can make these magical...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:35:25 PDT
Hand Crank Paint Shaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Paint-Shaker/
Hand Crank Paint Shaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/AZZ6/IEIDFA33/FIWAZZ6IEIDFA33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/AZZ6/IEIDFA33/FIWAZZ6IEIDFA33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/AZZ6/IEIDFA33/FIWAZZ6IEIDFA33.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 Mixing paint with a stir stick or a drill attachment is a bummer. Incidentally, spending a lot of money on a paint shaker that I will hardly ever use is also a bummer. As I plan on tackling quite a few paint projects in the near future, I decided it was time to turn the fevered dream of a madman (th...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:08:43 PDT
Huge Wooden Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Wooden-Shelves/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 19:30:32 PDT
How to Restore an Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Axe/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:05:25 PDT
Bike from waste materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-from-waste-materials/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 09:07:11 PDT
Make Unique Keychains from Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Keychains-From-Silverware/
Make Unique Keychains from Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SMALL.jpg M3G This is another project I made while trying to figure out how to use up my massive excess of cutlery. These keychains are very quick and easy to make, and each one is unique. What You Need: - A saw capable of cutting metal- A fork or spoon- Files- A 3/16" rod- A keyring- A vise with soft jaws B...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:32 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tyre-Chair/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess A few months ago while looking through some of the awesome Instructables, I came across the Concrete Light Bulb Wall Hook by Whamodyne. Ever since reading that Instructable, I've been literally... "hooked".I decided to make my own version by improving upon the idea by making it as realistic as ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 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
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rs100-hardly-2-bottle-lamp/
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SMALL.jpg Ashwin e i Hey :)During one of my many trips a day in search of food to the kitchen store room, i found this really good looking wine bottle. Sad news is, it was empty and the good news, i have an empty bottle! :) I had seen these really expensive lamps with fancy wire mesh shades and had always wanted one. We...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:45:38 PDT
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Wood-Floor/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:52:06 PDT
Two tables to one http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-tables-to-one/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:30:48 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
One meter of beer http://www.instructables.com/id/One-meter-of-beer/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 04:43:43 PDT
DIY Wooden Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Earbuds/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:56:04 PDT
Old style pallet desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-style-pallet-desk/
Old style pallet desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LD5T/IATHGZGA/FODLD5TIATHGZGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LD5T/IATHGZGA/FODLD5TIATHGZGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LD5T/IATHGZGA/FODLD5TIATHGZGA.SMALL.jpg DamienC1 Some times ago, i decided that it was time for me to have my own "hand made" desk. I just moved into a bigger apartment so the place was big enough for a futur "grandpa desk". Ok i'm only 28 but ... my grand son will one day say "It was my grand father desk" ;). Anyway here the story of the old sewi...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:54:35 PDT
Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Mallet-from-Pallets/
Mallet from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SMALL.jpg Blackir This is a great project for those who want to make something cool, easy to make.The cost of the materials for this project was essentially 0€ and nails come from pallet too. With the pallet wood you can get some really nice grain and patterns.Don't forget free is better ^^ Materials and tools Ma...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 01:16:34 PDT
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reincarnation-of-a-bicycle-seat-a-fun-weekend-proj/
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SMALL.jpg treenerd Ok, so I was cleaning my workshop and was about to throw this old bicycle seat out, when I noticed that it actually had a pretty neat shape. I decided to make something out of it instead, and so, instead of throwing a lot of things out (and thus clean up my workshop) I made an armchair for my daught...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:15:12 PDT
Pallet Crates & Inkjet Image Transfer to Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Crates-Inkjet-Image-Transfer-to-Wood/
Pallet Crates & Inkjet Image Transfer to Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 I can never pass by an antique wooden crate without stopping. Crates are so useful, they make instant storage that is also stylish!These crates are inspired by the character of pallet wood, farm and orchard crates, old stamps, and weathered typography. They are made from discarded pallets, and per...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 20:37:49 PDT
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated August 21st, 2015* http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Pallet-Planter/
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated August 21st, 2015* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid *Recently Updated, see Step 9 for our "In Progress" Instructable. It's spring time in the Rockies and we are ready to grow. Ms. Zoid asked for a solution for a raised bed that we had to leave at the last house we lived in, so we put our heads together. I see a lot of discarded pallets in the alley n...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:37 PDT
Cube Cardboard Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp/
Cube Cardboard Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 There is not much to say except that this lamp is COMPLETELY made with cardboard!  I hope I can make this instructable easy enough for all of you to try it. I needed a lot of patience to make this lamp but the results are worth it. I can't tell you enough how rewarding it is! :) Draw many littl...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:09:27 PST
Watertight Metal container. (no sealant needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Watertight-Metal-container-no-sealant-needed/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 20:34:43 PDT
hammer door knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/hammer-door-knocker/
hammer door knocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 this will show you how to make a hammer door knockerIt is loud and when someone knocks you will know someone is at your door Parts and tools needed old wooden hammer piece of wood (mine was left over from cabinets) hinge (from a box of junk) piece of metal (from a metal chimney 6 small screws a ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:51:32 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
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bachelors-homemade-powered-pepper-grinder/
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 This bachelors homemade powered pepper grinder is a cool idea i thought of using a black and decker cordless screw driver and some cheap pepper mills from aldi's. Making the fittings for the grinders. Step (1) First thing i had to do was to cut off a length of pvc pipestep(2) the outside di...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:03:51 PDT
Reclaim Wasted Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaim-Wasted-Solder/
Reclaim Wasted Solder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/ET30/I69D9TII/F5NET30I69D9TII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/ET30/I69D9TII/F5NET30I69D9TII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/ET30/I69D9TII/F5NET30I69D9TII.SMALL.jpg zaphodd42 Whether you're soldering copper pipe or stained glass, you will drop beads of solder onto your workstation. Over time, these droplets can accumulate. With the price of metals going up, get the most from your materials by easily reclaiming that wasted solder. Here's one way how: Let's Get Burni...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:02:50 PST
Beer Bottle Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Candle-Holder/
Beer Bottle Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SMALL.jpg M3G For as long as I can remember my dad has used beer bottles to hold candles. While it looks cool and works pretty well, it's not the safest thing to do. When you add a 10" candle to a 9" tall empty bottle it gets pretty unstable. I decided to make him some candle holders that have the same spirit as ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:05 PST
Wood coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-coasters/
Wood coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Rustic wood coasters made from a fallen tree, when stacked together look like a tree limb. Simple, tidy, and fun!Instead of burning that old tree in the backyard, reuse it and make it into something awesome! These stackable coasters align on a spindle attached to the bottom coaster and are a great ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:38:18 PST
Diy Head Light Cleaner Gift Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Head-Light-Cleaner-Gift-Kit/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:34:53 PST
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Cardboard-Stand/
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I consider this cardboard stand as my multipurpose bed table's brother. I guess it's not hard for your to guess why! They have many things in common, but the main difference is that this one is not for beds, but it's smaller (for smaller objects), faster and even simpler to make.I thought about this...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:18:55 PST
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Table-from-Reclaimed-Desk/
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SMALL.jpg tjdux In my hometown here in Nebraska every spring we have a city wide clean up. Everyone in town can put almost what ever they want on the curb, or haul it to the dump yourself, and not have to pay the fee. In town they bring in dump trucks and loader tractors and go house by house, like regular gar...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:06:38 PST
Multifaceted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifaceted-Lamp/
Multifaceted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 A few months ago I came up with the idea of making a cube lamp with many squares in it that would create something like a vortex pattern and great light effects.Thanks to that lamp I made, I got inspired to make another one with that same technique, but the main idea was to create different patterns...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:13:52 PST
How to Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Napkin-Rings-From-Silverware-Square-or/
How to Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SMALL.jpg M3G As an unemployed high school student, I don't have a lot of cash to spend on Christmas gifts, so I try to make them as well as purchasing them. Homemade gifts are always thoughtful, so I try to make things people in my family need. My Aunt has been wanting some new napkin rings for a while, so I dec...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:24:37 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Insulation-to-the-exterior-of-my-house/
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SMALL.jpg john pedersen This was a lengthy project that involved carefully removing the Aluminum siding off of my house, installing 1inch thick foil faced foam insulation and replacing the Aluminum siding.I have a small house that originally had a stucco exterior, at sometime probably in the 60's or 70's the then owner ha...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:49 PST
Cardboard fan blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-fan-blade/
Cardboard fan blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SMALL.jpg 5hwb Sometimes, the plastic fan blade of a fan can be prone to breaking, rendering the fan useless, even though the motor is still able to run well. A non-functioning fan can be very inconvenient, especially when all you want to do is cool off on a hot summer day. So what now? Thankfully, it's quite easy...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:22:25 PST
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I had a plastic folding table for building various projects in my workshop. It was a bit flimsy (go figure) and not the sturdiest table in the world. I needed something more suitable for a work station. It was time to make something sturdy, strong and good looking for my maker table. And so my journ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SMALL.jpg hank4444 So for this project I used a piece of firewood that had the fewest cracks in it from my pile outside. You want to make sure your wood is dry or else it will split and crack once you turn it. Video of finished product: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWZ7M-7GEbc&feature=youtu.beMaterials:- Any sort ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SMALL.jpg MaterialBall Tiny LEDs emit a lot of light, but the light is poorly directed. Making your own reflector doesn't give a neat result in most cases, so why not reuse a reflector?I found out that GU10 halogen spots are easy to disassemble, and easy to reuse. This particular lamp was a cheap one I got included with a...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Paints organizer for figurines painters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paints-organizer-for-figurines-painters/
Paints organizer for figurines painters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SMALL.jpg targol If you are a figurines painter and need to organize your painting workshop without spending to much money, this instructable should help (I hope).I made these "paint shelves" more than five years ago and they're still functional today.Main idea consist in "stairs" for the paint pots in the middle an...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:57:41 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 This is just a quick little Instructable on a bath caddy I made for my wife's birthday. I was a bit rushed to finish it in time, so I apologize for the lack of photos for some steps. If you have any questions, I'd be more than happy to help!What you'll need:-Wood (The size of your bath caddy will di...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT