Instructables: exploring - workshop - solar http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:07:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Free Electricity Free Green Power Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-Free-Electric/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:20:58 PDT
Mini Toy Solar Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Toy-Solar-Car/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:09:32 PDT
LedUSB : Converting Solar Energy Into Electrical Energy With the Use of LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/LedUSB-Converting-Solar-Energy-Into-Electrical-Ene/
LedUSB : Converting Solar Energy Into Electrical Energy With the Use of LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U4MP/I841TBDB/FWVU4MPI841TBDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U4MP/I841TBDB/FWVU4MPI841TBDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/U4MP/I841TBDB/FWVU4MPI841TBDB.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Yes you read it right.Today we are going to make a LED matrix that generates free energy enough to charge your phones and tablets.It is a portable handheld device that can charge a device. We had the main concern on that it should be portable , lightweight and cheap.This LED matrix can be made very ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:04:19 PDT
Attach A Brown Dog Solar Panel To Your Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-A-Brown-Dog-Solar-Panel-To-Your-Briefcase/
Attach A Brown Dog Solar Panel To Your Briefcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GBQZ/I83LG9M8/F8EGBQZI83LG9M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GBQZ/I83LG9M8/F8EGBQZI83LG9M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GBQZ/I83LG9M8/F8EGBQZI83LG9M8.SMALL.jpg ejk00 Welcome to another Instructable from Omaha Maker Group! As part of our participation in the Instructables March Build Night with Brown Dog Gadgets, we set out to devise a way to charge "on the go". Read on! Getting Started It was our desire to be able to have the 5W Folding USB Solar Cell from Br...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:07:38 PDT
Window Mount A Brown Dog Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Mount-A-Brown-Dog-Solar-Panel/
Window Mount A Brown Dog Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/EJAS/I81GJ1C7/FXJEJASI81GJ1C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/EJAS/I81GJ1C7/FXJEJASI81GJ1C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/EJAS/I81GJ1C7/FXJEJASI81GJ1C7.SMALL.jpg ejk00 Omaha Maker Group participated in the Instructables March Build Night with Brown Dog Gadgets. The 5w Folding USB Solar Cell is very convenient and easy to use, but it doesn't stay flat easily. We decided to make a quick, easy, and non-destructive modification to allow attachment to a window. You ...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 10:50:44 PDT
Solar Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:52:38 PDT
Solar Night-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Night-Light-1/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:27:24 PDT
Goal Zero Nomad Solar Panel Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Goal-Zero-Nomad-Solar-Panel-Frame/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:31:56 PDT
DIY Flashlight Free Energy by Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flashlight-Free-Energy-by-Solar-Panel/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:40:10 PDT
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Batteries Charge with TP4056 Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-Batteries-Cha/
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Batteries Charge with TP4056 Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/5XFA/I7LQHV37/FV45XFAI7LQHV37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/5XFA/I7LQHV37/FV45XFAI7LQHV37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/5XFA/I7LQHV37/FV45XFAI7LQHV37.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 TP4056 Module are charge board very nice work and cheap for laptop cell batteries 18650 4v2 1 AmpeSolar mini module 6 Volt 4 Watt or 6 Volt 8 Watt best choice for 2 or 3 cells 18650 - Laptop cells 18650 from 2000mAh to 3400mAh very lot on Ebay, Please check which batteries are good though checking h...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 05:01:14 PDT
Low cost OffGrid solar energy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-OffGrid-solar-energy/
Low cost OffGrid solar energy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/U13Q/I7HG97HA/FVFU13QI7HG97HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/U13Q/I7HG97HA/FVFU13QI7HG97HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/U13Q/I7HG97HA/FVFU13QI7HG97HA.SMALL.jpg DacianT I moved OffGrid almost two years ago (it will be two years this spring).I needed an inexpensive but reliable solar power for my house. My first priority was to have everything in the house as energy efficient as possible so that I will not need much energy to start with.My energy consumption is an a...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:48:40 PDT
LED Floodlight Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Floodlight-Power-Station/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:15:47 PDT
Projection Fresnel Lens Linear to Spot Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Fresnel-Lens-Linear-to-Spot-Conversion/
Projection Fresnel Lens Linear to Spot Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/ZMIT/I7AB1OD6/F4KZMITI7AB1OD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/ZMIT/I7AB1OD6/F4KZMITI7AB1OD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/ZMIT/I7AB1OD6/F4KZMITI7AB1OD6.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE In this video, we share a process we have been perfecting for several years now. Converting a "Linear" Fresnel lens into a "Spot" Fresnel lens. Rear projection TV screens all have a circular Fresnel pattern on one side. A Spot Fresnel lens has a glossy smooth finish on the second side of the lens wh...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:59:54 PDT
Seeing Green Energy Stars - The Wind Turbine Myth http://www.instructables.com/id/Seeing-Green-Energy-Stars-The-Wind-Turbin-Myth/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:01:43 PST
Solar Panel Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Tripod-Mount/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:22:30 PST
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-A-NOCTURNAL-SOLAR-LIGHT-BULB/
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SMALL.jpg deba168 In India, one of world’s largest, most populated countries, over 74 million rural households live without power. Children study in harmful smoke,average people spends 5% of their income on lighting fuel,people burns wood for lighting.A single kerosene wick burns an estimated 80 litres of fuel, produ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:12:37 PST
Solar water filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-water-filter/
Solar water filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3QO0/I6QD2ASO/FEG3QO0I6QD2ASO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3QO0/I6QD2ASO/FEG3QO0I6QD2ASO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3QO0/I6QD2ASO/FEG3QO0I6QD2ASO.SMALL.jpg azua_daniel In order to clean the water we can use filters, for this project we decided to use the solar power to clean it. The process of filtration is to put water into a closed box, then inside the box will be a recipient of water and finally put at the solar exposition. When it starts evaporating the water ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:05:17 PST
easy way too get energy http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-way-too-get-energy/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:28:02 PST
simple solar death point http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-solar-death-point/
simple solar death point - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/1WGY/I6NI64X3/FHP1WGYI6NI64X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/1WGY/I6NI64X3/FHP1WGYI6NI64X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/1WGY/I6NI64X3/FHP1WGYI6NI64X3.SMALL.jpg raghav.roxx this project is based on solar power in which a satellite dish is used which is concave and makes a focus point . You need BASIC REQUIREMENTsmall mirrors piecesgluesatellite dish ADDITIONALa dish stand thin metal wire ​NEXT STEP stick small pieces of mirror on the dish with the help of glue,...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:24:41 PST
Cheap and Easy Solar Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Solar-Heater/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:40:04 PST
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Solar-Powered-Algae-Cultivation/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:07:47 PST
The Solar-Power Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Panel-Pendant/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:32 PST
The Solar-Power Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Power-Ring/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:27 PST
Solar Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Etching/
Solar Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SBFW/I5MZ2Q7J/F77SBFWI5MZ2Q7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SBFW/I5MZ2Q7J/F77SBFWI5MZ2Q7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SBFW/I5MZ2Q7J/F77SBFWI5MZ2Q7J.SMALL.jpg gamefreak4560 I started this hobby about 2 weeks ago. These are my first designs, all free hand. There's not much to it. Just have a big enough magnifying glass, some woods planks, and enough hours of sunlight and get started. I plan to make bigger and more detailed ones in the future. The bigger your glass, th...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:09:23 PST
Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-and-Uninterrupted-Power-Supply-UPS-DIY-Free-/
Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 An uninterruptible power supply, also uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails. A UPS differs from an auxiliary or emergency power system or standby gener...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:33:35 PST
MC4 solar connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/MC4-solar-connectors/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:59:32 PST
3D Printed Tiny Home http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Tiny-Home/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:30:12 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Low profile passive solar heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-profile-passive-solar-heater/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 13:40:31 PST
Elven Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Elven-Keyboard/
Elven Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/BGKE/I4CNDA7Q/FC6BGKEI4CNDA7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/BGKE/I4CNDA7Q/FC6BGKEI4CNDA7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/BGKE/I4CNDA7Q/FC6BGKEI4CNDA7Q.SMALL.jpg jason.burr.946 I don't know where to start to explain this project. It seemed to grow a mind of it's own. I have spent over 6 months and I lost track of time put in after 200 man hours (that is well in the rear view mirror). The project is not completely finished but I have decided to leave it in the state it is i...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 16:38:42 PST
Insulated Battery Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulated-Battery-Box/
Insulated Battery Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/I392/I4E6576G/FPII392I4E6576G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/I392/I4E6576G/FPII392I4E6576G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/I392/I4E6576G/FPII392I4E6576G.SMALL.jpg ljmays Keeping batteries under optimal temperature conditions increases their lifespan and power output. For a couple of dollars I made an insulated battery box to support the solar battery system and prevent freezing and overheating. Parts Battery, foam cooler, duct tape Flip and cut the foam box P...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:09:57 PST
Bamboo, Beach Glass and Stone Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-and-Stone-Lamp/
Bamboo, Beach Glass and Stone Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/4Q9G/I48C9A6F/FNM4Q9GI48C9A6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/4Q9G/I48C9A6F/FNM4Q9GI48C9A6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/4Q9G/I48C9A6F/FNM4Q9GI48C9A6F.SMALL.jpg snotty Another Christmas eve, another last minute build. This one was a few days late. It runs on a small solar power system, because solar power gets you laid. Few words but many pictures.Please ask questions. Bending Bamboo Tightly Need music. https://soundcloud.com/samdemoe Partial Bamboo Splitting...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:36:41 PST
Solar Water Heater with Plastic Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-with-Plastic-Bottles/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:06:44 PST
Dual Axis Transistorized Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Axis-Transistorized-Solar-Tracker/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:58:21 PST
Solar Homemade Free Energy DIY Recharge Batteries for Camera and Generator Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Homemade-Free-Energy-DIY-Recharge-Batteries-/
Solar Homemade Free Energy DIY Recharge Batteries for Camera and Generator Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/08PU/I3GX8QQZ/FME08PUI3GX8QQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/08PU/I3GX8QQZ/FME08PUI3GX8QQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/08PU/I3GX8QQZ/FME08PUI3GX8QQZ.SMALL.jpg chinatown099 A voltage source strong enough to move current through a battery, and time. If you need a way to charge your gadgets on the go and you're not particularly fond of also having to charge a battery, let the sun do half of the work for you - Very cheap You need Solar Panel 5 - 10 watt and few time Sund...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:01:14 PST
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Power-Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-f/
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SMALL.jpg deisejei Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge MobileMaterials: Solar Panel 5 Watt 5 Volt Regulator Board Circuit ( You can DIY or buy from Ebay )Led Light - USB DC line
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:16:57 PST
Solar Free Energy Project Homemade Mini Generator For All Mobile and Tablet PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Project-Homemade-Mini-Generator-/
Solar Free Energy Project Homemade Mini Generator For All Mobile and Tablet PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TZ4W/I3H6TH6V/F3UTZ4WI3H6TH6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TZ4W/I3H6TH6V/F3UTZ4WI3H6TH6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TZ4W/I3H6TH6V/F3UTZ4WI3H6TH6V.SMALL.jpg freeenergy321 Solar Free Energy Project Homemade Mini Generator For All Mobile and Tablet PC very easy with Solar Panel 6 Watt Enough Power Supply for Long Times Holidays A good Power Supply will cut out and the Tablet PC will power down
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:56:07 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
Build a simple parabolic solar still http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-simple-parabolic-solar-still/
Build a simple parabolic solar still - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/BDCO/I2YM6RYT/FCEBDCOI2YM6RYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/BDCO/I2YM6RYT/FCEBDCOI2YM6RYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/BDCO/I2YM6RYT/FCEBDCOI2YM6RYT.SMALL.jpg cobergland I published here awhile back about a simple solar still, and now I am playing with adding a parabolic as a heater. The old 3 mirrored one has had a lot of views (and hearts, thanks), and it works quite well with minimal care. However, as it takes nearly half a day to get a few ounces of distillate...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:12:54 PST
portable 20w solar charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-20w-solar-charger/
portable 20w solar charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SMALL.jpg terrible tinkerer I've been charging 18650 rechargeable batteries from a small 12v battery solar charger for a few months now. Not impressed with the charge rate, spending an entire sunny day only to maybe have a single 18650 battery charged. I decided to step it up a notch & bought a 20w 12v solar panel from an...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:41:21 PST
90W Portable Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/90W-Portable-Solar-Panel/
90W Portable Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/959P/I1C1D21O/FDL959PI1C1D21O.SMALL.jpg dragonator In this instructable I will show how I built a 90Wp (watt peak) 'portable' solar panel. It weighs 14kg, It has a deployed size of around 900mmx900mm (3'x3') and folds in half for transport. It has ports to power or charge USB devices, 12V car cigarette lighter devices and 12V lead batteries. Devices...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:48:00 PDT
Solar window panel from scraps. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-window-panel-from-scraps-plus-my-pup-JD-alwa/
Solar window panel from scraps. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/YW3G/I0TE6UOK/FVAYW3GI0TE6UOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/YW3G/I0TE6UOK/FVAYW3GI0TE6UOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/YW3G/I0TE6UOK/FVAYW3GI0TE6UOK.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar I measured the dimensions of my Sunny Window. I decided to use the afternoon sun exposed side.Please excuse if I use wrong words, I was in an accident recently, and am still recovering.For this Project I took items from my home.- I medium thick Display board.- Velcro pieces, As many as you need to a...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:30:08 PDT
DIY Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Turbine-2/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:43:22 PDT
Solar Power Powerwheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Powerwheels/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:40:07 PDT
Repair Solar Panel Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Solar-Panel-Glass/
Repair Solar Panel Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/W6GH/I0HYRF29/FRHW6GHI0HYRF29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/W6GH/I0HYRF29/FRHW6GHI0HYRF29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/W6GH/I0HYRF29/FRHW6GHI0HYRF29.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 I got this solar panel from Missouri Wind and Solar. UPS dropped it and shattered the glass. mwands.com said they would be happy to replace it but I said this should be a good video to show how to fix the glass. Now I do not have to worry about it breaking again and the output is still very good.
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:39:33 PDT
Solar power cordless lawn mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-power-cordless-lawn-mower/
Solar power cordless lawn mower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/SYQ2/HZXYODYB/F3DSYQ2HZXYODYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/SYQ2/HZXYODYB/F3DSYQ2HZXYODYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/SYQ2/HZXYODYB/F3DSYQ2HZXYODYB.SMALL.jpg jeremythesolarman Hello, and thanks for reading my 'How to Make a Solar Powered Lawn Mower.' I didn't take any pictures of it when I was building it, as I was to busy building it. I hope you will enjoy this Instructable and get some good ideas on your own project. The battery So one night I was walking to my house...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:22:57 PDT
Infinity LED Light-Solar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-LED-Light-Solar-Lamp/
Infinity LED Light-Solar Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/DI4D/HZWJ6JEB/FE8DI4DHZWJ6JEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/DI4D/HZWJ6JEB/FE8DI4DHZWJ6JEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/DI4D/HZWJ6JEB/FE8DI4DHZWJ6JEB.SMALL.jpg kdomjan This project will help you to transform Solar Garden Light to amazing Desk Lamp :) which you will never need to charge. What you need to build it? You will need :1 working Garden Solar Lighthobby boxrechargeable AA batteries Joule Thief LED lamp or bulb Bigger Solar Panel Joule Thief You n...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:43:25 PDT
Adding a Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel to my Storage Building http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Harbor-Freight-45-Watt-Solar-Panel-to-my-/
Adding a Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel to my Storage Building - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/CPTB/HZS8YRCQ/F6TCPTBHZS8YRCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/CPTB/HZS8YRCQ/F6TCPTBHZS8YRCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/CPTB/HZS8YRCQ/F6TCPTBHZS8YRCQ.SMALL.jpg Tom Hargrave Earlier this year we bought a 10' X 20" storage building and had it delivered to the backyard. The storage building is great - I'm slowly moving things from my garage to the building, I'm doing this slowly because at the end of the day I don't want everything thrown in the building - I want some org...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 21:11:22 PDT
Assembling my Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel Kit - No Tools needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-my-Harbor-Freight-45-Watt-Solar-Panel-K/
Assembling my Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel Kit - No Tools needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/0QRS/HZS8YBOX/FO40QRSHZS8YBOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/0QRS/HZS8YBOX/FO40QRSHZS8YBOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/0QRS/HZS8YBOX/FO40QRSHZS8YBOX.SMALL.jpg Tom Hargrave I originally wanted to design my own solar panel controller then buy the "best deal" in solar panels out there I could find. While doing my research I kept coming back to the Harbor Freight 45 Watt solar panel kit because it looked like for less than $200 (at the time) the kit would do everything I ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 19:42:45 PDT