Instructables: exploring - workshop - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:00:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Light-Bulbs-Without-Getting-Cut-or-S/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:31:23 PST
Water pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-pump/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 19:22:34 PDT
DIY swimming pool cooler. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-swimming-pool-cooler/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 19:14:07 PDT
DIY Atmospheric Drinking Water Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmospheric-Water-Generator/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 02:55:16 PDT
A/C Mister http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Mister/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:48:04 PDT
Serial-Style Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Style-Rain-Barrels/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:12:21 PDT
Grey Water System for Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Grey-Water-System-for-Washing-Machine/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 22:43:41 PDT
Roughneck Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Roughneck-Rain-Barrel/
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Mon, 17 May 2010 18:10:45 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
Luxury Shower - Under $60 http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-Shower-Under-60/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:45:48 PDT
Outdoor hot shower .... in the middle of nowhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-shower-in-the-middle-of-nowhere/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:45:55 PDT
The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Water induction to save fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-injection-to-save-fuel/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:05:06 PST
Cheap solar hot tub/spa/pool water heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-solar-hot-tubspapool-heater/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:12:00 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
How to Kill Ants http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Kill-Ants/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2007 17:39:19 PST
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
Solar Power Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Plant/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
Bunny Rabbit Hydration Station Made From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Rabbit-Hydration-Station-Made-From-Scrap-Woo/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 14:36:33 PST
My Indoor DWC Hydroponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-DWC-Hydroponics-System/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 18:46:41 PDT
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-tugboat-to-live-aboard-Part-1/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:38:47 PDT
Rain Barrel and Chicken Trough Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-and-Chicken-Trough-Waterer/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:20:27 PDT
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-50-Fleas-In-One-Night/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:05:34 PDT
Pool Solar Heater or Optical Illusion for Entertainment http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Solar-Heater-or-Optical-Illusion-for-Entertai/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:53:25 PDT
Repair water stains or heat burns on wood finishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-water-stains-or-heat-burns-on-wood-finishes/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:00:04 PDT
Concrete Water Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Water-Tower/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:24:48 PDT
Hydraulic Ram Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Ram-Pump/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:20:25 PDT
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-rainwater-down-pipe-with-filter/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:07:38 PDT
Fix a Sink Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Sink-Stopper/
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By: Phil B

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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 18:58:37 PDT
Gravity feed rain barrel garden watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-feed-rain-barrel-garden-watering/
Gravity feed rain barrel garden watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/78GC/HHS9D50Y/FWA78GCHHS9D50Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/78GC/HHS9D50Y/FWA78GCHHS9D50Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/78GC/HHS9D50Y/FWA78GCHHS9D50Y.SMALL.jpg mark11photography A few years back I installed a rain barrel & water distribution system in my backyard and it's worked so well that I decided to build on that idea and install one on the front/side of the house. The first step is to decide where you're going to position your rain barrel(s). Luckily, I had a spot nex...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:57:35 PDT
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-swamp-cooler-overclock-it-50/
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme Swamp coolers work ok until it reaches 94 degrees. At that point, they stop cooling as well, because the pump can not get enough water on the pads to keep them wet. So by increasing the amount of water going to the pads by 50% the unit cools the house down faster, and the pads don't dry out. Rep...
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Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:28:14 PDT
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclog-your-drain-in-two-minutes-with-this-1-minut/
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SMALL.jpg PitStoP One thing I like to do is to help solve those everyday issues we all go through in life. Being a handy man myself I'm always the one that is being called to solve issues in the home. Now for all of you who always calling someone for help (you know who you are!!) with these king of problems, you can ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:42:39 PDT
Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrels-1/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:02:49 PDT
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-Free-Water%3f--Build-a-Rain-Barrel/
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By: McSensei

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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:05:09 PDT
Water and salt Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-and-salt-Welder/
Water and salt Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun Hello fellow 'iblers! Today i'm going to teach you, how to build a Welder with plain Water and Salt, yes you did read it right! WATER AND SALT! And there is even Historical reference to this kind of welder. Check out the Video: Despite from the Video name, I'm not Mexican and I don't speak Sp...
By: Misac-kun

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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:30:44 PDT
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Phase-1-Electric-Hot-Water-Tank-to-Outdoor-Wood-/
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SMALL.jpg Dave2340 I recently developed an interest in welding and so began looking for a welding project. With winter around the corner I began scanning Instructables for outdoor wood heater inspiration. Lots of great ideas and creative approaches. Many use gas cylinders which are a perfect size but has an element of...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 23:36:12 PDT
Upgrade hot-water radiator to convector http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-hot-water-radiator-to-convector/
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By: leto78

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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:20:36 PDT
SIMPLE HOMEMADE STILL Distiller Vacuum Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-HOMEMADE-STILL-Distiller-Vacuum-Tube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE This is an instant way of distilling liquids. The capture method is not the most efficient but does work good for fast setups. The dish is not a necessity as the vacuum tube will boil water with direct sunlight only or the addition of a flat mirror on the back side.
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 10:56:11 PDT
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Keg-Still-Bokakob-Design-Reflux-Still/
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Building a Keg based reflux still using the bokakob design, with some modifications courtesy of the distilling community. Before you start check the laws in your local area, some places you cant even own a still let alone use it to make a drinkable product, check it out first. I know in New Zealand...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 18:59:56 PST
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacer-una-T-de-tubo-how-do-make-a-tube-T/
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Me ha sucedido repetidas veces que necesito empalmar un caño con otro, ya sea para agua, aire, combustible, gas, etc.  En cualquier ferretería se venden T de diversos tamaños. Pero en este caso yo necesité 3, y cuando averigüé el precio decidí que era preferible hacerlas yo mismo. Siguiendo alguno...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:11:26 PST
Water Heater Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Heater-Maintenance/
Water Heater Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SMALL.jpg TheOneAndOnlyMrP Very few people know that in order to keep your water heater running properly and efficiently very simple maintenace procedures need to be performed. (These come with the instructions and are often overlooked.) As water is pumped into your water heater tank dirt, sediment and various minerals set...
By: TheOneAndOnlyMrP

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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:23:53 PST
Hack a Toilet for free water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Toilet-for-free-water./
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:04:45 PDT
SS Muffler tip http://www.instructables.com/id/SS-Muffler-tip/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 06:08:00 PST
How to Build a 6000 gallon Water Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-6000-gallon-Water-Tank/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:47:59 PST
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Cladding-a-1000-ltr250-gallon-IBC-water-tank/
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 Last Autumn I obtained a 1000 litre IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container), plastic tank on a galvanised pallet. This had originally been used to transfer diesel fuel from the shore to ship and then to from the ship to various rigs and platforms in the North Sea Energy fields. I wanted this ...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:59:18 PDT
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-275-Gallon-Rainwater-Collection/
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SMALL.jpg bennelson I recently helped my father install a 275 gallon rainwater collection system. The system is based on an industrial 275 gallon container, known as an IBC. You can buy them used, or if you really look around, you can even find them for free. One problem with typical rain-barrels is that they can only...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:35:00 PDT