Instructables: exploring - workshop http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 GLOVEBOX GADGET CHALLENGE - El Beetle Bud Vase Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOVEBOX-GADGET-CHALLENGE-El-Beetle-Bud-Vase-Hack/
GLOVEBOX GADGET CHALLENGE - El Beetle Bud Vase Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3C/3LC6/I0A51YQ5/F3C3LC6I0A51YQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3C/3LC6/I0A51YQ5/F3C3LC6I0A51YQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3C/3LC6/I0A51YQ5/F3C3LC6I0A51YQ5.SMALL.jpg crispernakisan Ya know, the whole thing about New Beetles (and old Beetles, and even the Newer New Beetles) being girl-cars is just silly.And never-mind that I purchased El Beetle from a girl.Well, even if these things actually are girl cars, girls are usually pretty cool (the girl who sold me El Beetle is super-d...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:51 PDT
Fire Pool Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pool-Heater/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:23:02 PDT
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Chisel-Aluminum-Flashing-Into-Any-Design-or/
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SMALL.jpg mlduffy I work as a sculptor and have a lot of trouble making models of proposed pieces that can reflect the aesthetic a finished stainless steel sculpture will present. An additional problem is that I often use complex geometries enclosing empty spaces. I could easily solve this problem with a 3-D printe...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:27 PDT
Sugru Glasses Frame Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Glasses-Frame-Repair/
Sugru Glasses Frame Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BVHG/I09LUD1X/FQGBVHGI09LUD1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BVHG/I09LUD1X/FQGBVHGI09LUD1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BVHG/I09LUD1X/FQGBVHGI09LUD1X.SMALL.jpg michaelpealow Oh, no! You've broken the frame for your brand new glasses and don't feel you are fashionable enough to pull off the classic "tape on glasses" look until you can afford a new pair. Fear not! You'll be looking great (pun intended) in no time. Get your Tools/Supplies For this project you will need...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:45 PDT
the Plant Doctor basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Doctor-basic/
the Plant Doctor basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/Q1LW/I09LSY7I/F0PQ1LWI09LSY7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/Q1LW/I09LSY7I/F0PQ1LWI09LSY7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/Q1LW/I09LSY7I/F0PQ1LWI09LSY7I.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world, I am the Plant Doctor basic.....I am a portable device that can be attached to any existing plant pot with soil in it. I am able to interact with the environment and the user with the help of my sensors and a few colorful lights. The user does not need to have any prior gardening experi...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:31:16 PDT
the Plant Shelf basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Shelf-basic/
the Plant Shelf basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/K34U/I09LSXH5/FT8K34UI09LSXH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/K34U/I09LSXH5/FT8K34UI09LSXH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/K34U/I09LSXH5/FT8K34UI09LSXH5.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world, I am the Plant Shelf basic.... I am able to interact with the environment and the user with the help of my sensors and a few colorful lights. The user does not need to have any prior gardening experience to use me OR to grow plants. I teach the user how plants grow by turning on/off dif...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:27:23 PDT
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Harbor-Freight-Coupons-Deals-and-Free-Stu/
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SMALL.jpg virginiawifinder I love Harbor Freight. I love Harbor Freight coupons, deals and the free things I get there.Their coupon policies are simple - but just about every time I'm there I see someone have issues. I will guide you through how to get organized, understand the fine print, know the coupon differences and sa...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:01:17 PDT
Super Spy License Plate Swap Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Spy-License-Plate-Swap-Mechanism/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:39:33 PDT
Build a Wood Fired Earth Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Wood-Fired-Earth-Oven/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:15:56 PDT
Glove Box Wonder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Wonder/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:44:46 PDT
Hand Made Solid Oak Jewellery Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-Solid-Oak-Jewellery-Box/
Hand Made Solid Oak Jewellery Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/KQRC/I091KRQJ/FT2KQRCI091KRQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/KQRC/I091KRQJ/FT2KQRCI091KRQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/KQRC/I091KRQJ/FT2KQRCI091KRQJ.SMALL.jpg aavekian Hello my fellow ible' readers!!Finally I am writing up my first Instructable :D So sit back, grab your tea/coffee and I hope you enjoy!I love working with wood especially with hand tools so when the opportunity came up where I needed a gift for my girlfriend I thought to myself that something made m...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:48:36 PDT
Porch-Swing Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Fire-Pit/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:29 PDT
Hand tools-only Workbench out of Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-tools-only-Workbench-out-of-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:07:13 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
Friction Bmx Pro - Ject http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Bmx-Pro-Ject/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:34:57 PDT
The Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reclaimed-Bench/
The Reclaimed Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SMALL.jpg -BALES- When I purchased my house, the previous owners left me some gifts ... and by gifts I mean, stuff they apparently didn't feel like moving or dealing with in any capacity. The first thing I noticed was a few trash cans ... who doesn't need trash cans? The second find was surplus vinyl siding and a g...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:42:46 PDT
Broken Tile Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Tile-Table/
Broken Tile Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SMALL.jpg hharris11 This project started due to a mistake on my part. I bought an old wooden table to refinish. When started to sand the top layer I realized it was compressed wood and could not be refinished like natural wood, so I had to figure an alternate solution. Whats Needed Depending on the type of table a...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:24:07 PDT
How to engrave metal using a Dremel tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-engrave-metal-using-a-Dremel-tool/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:49:01 PDT
9 volt battery wiring to test a condenser fan http://www.instructables.com/id/9-volt-battery-wiring-to-test-a-condenser-fan/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:14:46 PDT
Automotive Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Automotive-Projects/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPY/XF9M/I06J9YV7/FPYXF9MI06J9YV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPY/XF9M/I06J9YV7/FPYXF9MI06J9YV7.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPY/XF9M/I06J9YV7/FPYXF9MI06J9YV7.SMALL.jpg SaykridEvul Things automotive related... How to Purchase, Paint, and Install a Plastic Bumper Cover Bumper Switch Build a Fiberglass Subwoofer, Start to Finish My Custom Car Audio System w/ playstation 2 wireless remote, 7" inch LCD w/ wireless headphones,LEDS, 5 Farad Capacitor Basics of Car Audio...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:33:28 PDT
Post type leg vice for safer wood cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-type-leg-vice-for-safer-wood-cutting/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:28:42 PDT
CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-vacuum-forming-with-plastic-bottles/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:46:29 PDT
Dark Knight Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Batman-Wall-Clock/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:41:50 PDT
the Plant Arm basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Arm-basic/
the Plant Arm basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world, I am the Plant Arm basic...I help plants grow in dark places - no sun needed. I can easily be attached to any existing plant pot and provide light to the plant. Do you work in a windowless office space, or maybe your house doesn't get any direct sunlight - no problem, the plant arm is h...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:12:23 PDT
Soldering Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Tips-1/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:45:32 PDT
We Buy Cars Today: Online Solution for Selling your used Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/We-Buy-Cars-Today-Online-Solution-for-Selling-your/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:16:15 PDT
led homemade heatsink http://www.instructables.com/id/led-homemade-heatsink/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:49:57 PDT
Dremel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Repair/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:49:31 PDT
How To Sharpen Your Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sharpen-Youre-Knife/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:57 PDT
Wooden sunglases http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-sunglases/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:48:12 PDT
the Plant Pot basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Pot-basic/
the Plant Pot basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/7B22/I07YNC9K/FZN7B22I07YNC9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/7B22/I07YNC9K/FZN7B22I07YNC9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/7B22/I07YNC9K/FZN7B22I07YNC9K.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world, I am the Plant Pot basic....I am able to interact with the environment and the user with the help of my sensors and a few colorful lights. The user does not need to have any prior gardening experience to use me OR to grow plants. I teach the user how plants grow by turning on/off diff...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:40:33 PDT
Repair Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor (TPMS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tire-Pressure-Monitor-System-TPMS/
Repair Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor (TPMS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SMALL.jpg garg11 Tire pressure monitoring is mandated on all new cars.These systems are fragile and expensive to repair.After the tire stem broke off on my 2013 Nissan Altima I make researchfor a economical fix.. I was dismayed to find that the tire stem/TPM part for 2013 Nissan Altima costs more than $120. Moreov...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:37:05 PDT
Hamster Wheel Standing Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamster-Wheel-Standing-Desk/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:11:10 PDT
Cat Door in Teak&Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Door-in-TeakLeather/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:03:11 PDT
How to Install LED Under Side Mirror Puddle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-LED-Under-Side-Mirror-Puddle-Lights/
How to Install LED Under Side Mirror Puddle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YT2G/I05F0IRT/F0LYT2GI05F0IRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YT2G/I05F0IRT/F0LYT2GI05F0IRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YT2G/I05F0IRT/F0LYT2GI05F0IRT.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy A neat little upgrade that drivers don't always have in mind is a new side mirror puddle light. These lights illuminate the ground underneath your car with a nice glow so investing in a set of LED Side Mirror Puddle Lights is a great, hassle-free idea. Installation does not involve anything complica...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:14:42 PDT
Fix Your Keens With Gorilla Steel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Keens-With-Gorilla-Steel/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:13:28 PDT
No-Holes License Plate Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Holes-License-Plate-Mount/
No-Holes License Plate Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SMALL.jpg puaerotch So you bought a new car, or in my case, a new grille. It looks nice and clean and free of unsightly holes drilled in it. Then you realize that you live in one of the 31 states that require a front license plate. Before you grab your drill or let the car dealer near your front bumper, consider a c...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:26:51 PDT
Polish A 3D Printed Part Using Jewelry Polishing Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Polish-A-3D-Printed-Part-Using-Jewelry-Polishing-T/
Polish A 3D Printed Part Using Jewelry Polishing Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SMALL.jpg wei wei You might have read the instructable on how to polish big resin pieces from the Objet 3D Printers. But what if you want to polish a small but complex part? When a sander is too big and powerful for your delicate little part? In this instructable I'll demonstrate how you can polish a small 3d printed...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:57:55 PDT
Razor Blade Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Cutter/
Razor Blade Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SMALL.jpg MagicTK Several years ago, I had a few small projects in which I needed to cut hundreds of small wires to a specific length and also hundreds of small plastic tubes to specific length. Typically the plastic tube would be crushed on the ends if using side cutters, but for my purpose, the plastic tube needed...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:52:49 PDT
Alfa Romeo Mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Alfa-Romeo-Mailbox/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:29:16 PDT
organized glove box http://www.instructables.com/id/organized-glove-box/
organized glove box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/8495/I04J7FZ1/F6U8495I04J7FZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/8495/I04J7FZ1/F6U8495I04J7FZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/8495/I04J7FZ1/F6U8495I04J7FZ1.SMALL.jpg robtheraccoon make this to your like and the functionality of your own glove box. keep in mind you need clearance for it to swing up. its just something quick I did in a few hours. but it functions and i love it :) Inspecting the space as you can see its a mad mess... clean it all out and examine the clearance...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:58:49 PDT
steampunk http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/GZOK/I0464XV0/F7MGZOKI0464XV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/GZOK/I0464XV0/F7MGZOKI0464XV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/GZOK/I0464XV0/F7MGZOKI0464XV0.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Steampunk solar night light Steampunk solar USB charger Look what I made!;-) Steampunk Goggles steampunk toys Steampunk shaving box Steampunk Calligraphy Pen SteamPunk Syringe
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:37:03 PDT
How to disable the Daytime Running Lights on a 07 Chevy Aveo. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-disable-the-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-a-07-/
How to disable the Daytime Running Lights on a 07 Chevy Aveo. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/GAFJ/I0463HF5/FDYGAFJI0463HF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/GAFJ/I0463HF5/FDYGAFJI0463HF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/GAFJ/I0463HF5/FDYGAFJI0463HF5.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy everyone. My commuter car is a 2007 Chevy Aveo with about 160k on the odometer. I received a letter stating that my vehicle is part of a recall campaign that the Daytime Running Light "DRL" Module may overheat and catch fire. I extrapolate that this fix will apply to 2004-2008 model years ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:18:03 PDT
Photography: Media and Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Media-and-Materials/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP6/2HH7/I0463865/FP62HH7I0463865.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP6/2HH7/I0463865/FP62HH7I0463865.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP6/2HH7/I0463865/FP62HH7I0463865.SMALL.jpg artiscycle Fabric Photography Sweep Introduction to light Photography Cyanotypes - super easy photo prints at home. Caffenol-C: Coffee Film Developer Pinhole Camera (Camera Obscura) Foam Board Pinhole Camera match box pinhole camera. null null
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:44:30 PDT
printing http://www.instructables.com/id/printing-115-116/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Linoleum block printing jig Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards Linoleum Block / Printmaking Easier Screen Printing DIY Screen Printing Print on Toilet Paper (Kind of) Screen printing on the cheap Vintage Print Notice Board How to Print and Bind a Book How to creat...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:02 PDT
LED dome light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-dome-light-upgrade/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:25:34 PDT
Dye a 3D Printed Part http://www.instructables.com/id/Dye-a-3D-Printed-Part/
Dye a 3D Printed Part - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SMALL.jpg wei wei Ever feel frustrated that your 3d printer can't print in the color that you want? Now here's a way to dye your 3d printed part and create various color effects you desire. In this Instructable I'll demonstrate how to dye a 3d printed resin part from a Objet 3D Printer Model 500 Connex. Materials &...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:47:06 PDT
Shaky Leg Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaky-Leg-Power-Generator/
Shaky Leg Power Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3YGO/I03ODF92/FXM3YGOI03ODF92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3YGO/I03ODF92/FXM3YGOI03ODF92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3YGO/I03ODF92/FXM3YGOI03ODF92.SMALL.jpg randofo Anyone who has spent any length of time near me knows that my leg shakes. Friends and family typically start to notice when the dining table starts to shake. What tips off coworkers is usually a shaking monitor and a subtle ripple breaking the surface tension of their coffee. After a while they real...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:32:34 PDT
Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill with the Help of Lego http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Straight-Holes-With-a-Hand-Drill-With-Legos/
Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill with the Help of Lego - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/M61B/I03OD0JT/FCHM61BI03OD0JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/M61B/I03OD0JT/FCHM61BI03OD0JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/M61B/I03OD0JT/FCHM61BI03OD0JT.SMALL.jpg M3G If you've ever tried to drill a straight hole with a hand drill you know how hard it can be. It got so frustrating that I decided to find a solution to the problem, and this is what I came up with. The great thing about using Lego for this purpose is that you don't have to spend a lot of time making...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:06:59 PDT
Special Soldering Iron Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Soldering-Iron-Tip/
Special Soldering Iron Tip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0VQU/I028Z5PL/FX90VQUI028Z5PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0VQU/I028Z5PL/FX90VQUI028Z5PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/0VQU/I028Z5PL/FX90VQUI028Z5PL.SMALL.jpg MagicTK My wife had a small plastic flower where the main stem had a wire in it for shaping, but the off-shoots were just plastic. One of them broke (indicated by the arrow). Typically just gluing it would not be strong enough to hold for very long. I came up with a solution that might help some of you. ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:46:36 PDT