Instructables: exploring - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:17:03 PST BLOX v1.01 Bottle Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Vault/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:08:52 PST
DIY Solar Address Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Address-Numbers/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:25:51 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/10-KitchenCooking-Torch/
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 PST
Sweet tin ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-tin-ukulele/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:48:00 PST
How to paint with blueberries! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-with-blueberries/
How to paint with blueberries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SMALL.jpg Uffe Way way back in in the day when i was just a young lad in my early 30's i was going through an experimental phase...Ok not really that far back, it was in the year of 2011 and I was experimenting with making my own paints from common things found in nature. In Finland where i live our forests are fu...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:03 PST
Homemade Coconut Milk http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Coconut-Milk/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:59:50 PST
Refurbished Frame Photoboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbished-Frame-Photoboard/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:06:02 PST
Repurposed hammer into wooden mallet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-hammer-into-wooden-mallet/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:42:35 PST
C-Clamp iPhone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamp-iPhone-Stand/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:44:54 PST
4 Essential Commands for Making Drawings in AutoCAD: Use Them to Draw a Star http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Essential-Commands-for-Making-Drawings-in-AutoCA/
4 Essential Commands for Making Drawings in AutoCAD: Use Them to Draw a Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/677Z/I5DSYHT4/FPI677ZI5DSYHT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/677Z/I5DSYHT4/FPI677ZI5DSYHT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/677Z/I5DSYHT4/FPI677ZI5DSYHT4.SMALL.jpg jastir This Instructable is written for those just learning and starting out with AutoCAD with the purpose passing on some good advice. It assumes some facility with the computer. I will show how to make the star above using four basic and extremely useful commands. First, a little intro. I joined the Tech...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:33:20 PST
Beef and Chicken Brown Rice Canine Meals http://www.instructables.com/id/Beef-and-Chicken-Brown-Rice-Canine-Meals/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:09:06 PST
HOT!! Chilli Sauce (Thai) http://www.instructables.com/id/HOT-Chilli-Sauce-Thai/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:40:24 PST
Cotton Candy L.E.D Clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cotton-Candy-LED-Clouds/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:37:19 PST
The Build of a Giant Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Build-of-a-Giant-Spider/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:07:13 PST
roasted broccoli recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/roasted-broccoli-recipe/
roasted broccoli recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/YQHV/I5GN6PEC/FDWYQHVI5GN6PEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/YQHV/I5GN6PEC/FDWYQHVI5GN6PEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/YQHV/I5GN6PEC/FDWYQHVI5GN6PEC.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink After I started roasting edamame, I knew I needed to roast more green things because it is SUPER delicious.I decided to try roasting frozen broccoli because it's something I always have on hand in the freezer. Good news: it works! Better news: this is a great technique for both frozen and fresh broc...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:28:48 PST
Cardboard Feet DDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Feet-DDR/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:15:10 PST
Greek Yogurt Cheesecake (gluten and sugar free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Greek-Yogurt-Cheesecake-gluten-and-sugar-free/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:06:43 PST
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Real-Live-Tree-into-a-Cat-Tree-wHose/
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SMALL.jpg amberrayh This is an Ikea hack so that my cat Lama can go out my window on the 3rd floor and get down from the roof via this cat tree. I haven't tried my hand at too much building, so it was great that I was able to knock this project out in a few hours of shopping and constructing. If you have more skillful ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:37:36 PST
Waterproof boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-boots/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:45:22 PST
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Can-Safe-that-still-shoots-foam/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:16 PST
Slugitronics - protecting plants with chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Slugitronics-protecting-plants-with-chibitronics/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:16:52 PST
Hornets nest hiding spot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hornets-nest-hiding-spot/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:20:54 PST
Jenga Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Jenga-Box/
Jenga Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/FXZK/I5GMZ5K1/FYSFXZKI5GMZ5K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/FXZK/I5GMZ5K1/FYSFXZKI5GMZ5K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/FXZK/I5GMZ5K1/FYSFXZKI5GMZ5K1.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 As I watched my 9 year old struggle with loading the cheap cardboard stacking sleeve that came with our Jenga game, I thought to myself, there has to be a better way. Mostly because I had to stop cooking dinner and set up the Jenga stack every time really... Rough Draft... Usually when I build so...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:50:14 PST
Cribbage Board Game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cribbage-Board-Game-Box/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:02:30 PST
Versatile Wearable LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Wearable-LEDs/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:11 PST
76 pencil sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/76-pencil-sculpture/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:15:40 PST
Native bee hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Native-bee-hive/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:58:23 PST
Gel Manicures at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Gel-Manicures-at-Home/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:22:23 PST
Quick & Delish Baked Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Delish-Baked-Eggs/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:10:11 PST
How to make a moving origami ninja star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-moving-origami-ninja-star/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:05:02 PST
Power switch for USB devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-switch-for-USB-devices/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:29:17 PST
Pallet Rubber Band Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Rubber-Band-Gun/
Pallet Rubber Band Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SMALL.jpg ClenseYourPallet The rubber band gun is a classic toy. I have awesome memories of all the rubber band guns that my Dad made for me when I was young. They were always different styles made of different materials. I had so much fun pretending I was a cowboy, and from shooting my sisters.So when I saw a rubber band c...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:16:19 PST
New life to old toys through magnetism http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-to-old-toys-through-magnetism/
New life to old toys through magnetism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/SPZ8/I5DSOUMZ/F57SPZ8I5DSOUMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/SPZ8/I5DSOUMZ/F57SPZ8I5DSOUMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/SPZ8/I5DSOUMZ/F57SPZ8I5DSOUMZ.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Since the video doesn't show up on all mobile platforms, here is the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGbPpDqIKq4They're lurking in boxes hidden away in attics and basements, they spread across flea markets like dead-eyed vermin, and they're the stuff memories are made of. What am I tal...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:14:27 PST
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/In-line-Laptop-Surge-Protector-with-an-Outlet/
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SMALL.jpg amorarun In the fall of 2007 my HP TX1000 stopped working and won't turn on, upon sending it to repair shop (I believe it cost me about AUD$80 just to check what the fault is....grrr) they said that the mother board has to be replaced and it will cost about AUD$800. I asked the technician what caused the lap...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:30:59 PST
12V Battery State Of Charge Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Battery-State-Of-Charge-Indicator/
12V Battery State Of Charge Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer With the use of 12V batteries becoming more popular (typically the 7Ah sealed lead acid), I have been requested several times to build a state of charge (SOC) meter displaying the voltage on LEDs. However, each person wants something a little different. The biggest difference is the required minimum...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:00:12 PST
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Keurig-From-Bed-Over-WiFi/
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SMALL.jpg davids1961 I recently retired and I'll admit I'm quite a noob at electronics. It's something that's always interested me but never had the time to experiment. Here's my first Instructable. If I made a mistake with the electronics, please be kind, but correct me.Now that I'm retired I find that I get out of b...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:16 PST
Giant Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Mushrooms/
Giant Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/KWIT/I5DSHTS0/FBQKWITI5DSHTS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/KWIT/I5DSHTS0/FBQKWITI5DSHTS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/KWIT/I5DSHTS0/FBQKWITI5DSHTS0.SMALL.jpg RaniaPeet I built these mushrooms originally for my annual Halloween haunted yard. They can be used in a variety of ways though - for Alice in Wonderland themes, Dr. Suess themes, weddings, theater, festivals, garden parties and more. These giant mushrooms range in size from 5ft tall to 10ft tall. They are ma...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:56:33 PST
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-the-Grid-Lighting-Solution-LED-Moser-Light-Evo/
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Intro: This Instructable is about a novel evolution to an existing 'Solar Lighting' concept - originally invented by Brazilian engineer, Alfredo Moser, who's lighting invention (aka Liter of Light) has given free lighting to people in developing (and developed) countries through clever application o...
By: Hey Jude

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:59:48 PST
CTA Train Time Texter http://www.instructables.com/id/CTA-Train-Time-Texter/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:48:50 PST
Greek Yogurt, from Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Greek-Yogurt-from-Scratch/
Greek Yogurt, from Scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/WYKP/I4GWV2EF/FLLWYKPI4GWV2EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/WYKP/I4GWV2EF/FLLWYKPI4GWV2EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/WYKP/I4GWV2EF/FLLWYKPI4GWV2EF.SMALL.jpg GeeDeeKay It's amazing the things you don't pay attention to or simply forget from when you were a kid. A couple of years ago I discovered how fantastic homemade yogurt can be: easy to make and really great tasting. It turns out that my Armenian grandmother used to make it all the time, on her wood stove! I n...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 09:27:00 PST
Laser Cut Fine Art! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Fine-Art/
Laser Cut Fine Art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SMALL.jpg marinelaArt Hi all!!This is my first Instructable, and hopefully one of many more in the future!Lets start.In this Instructable I would like to show you how easy is to create some unique Art, art that involves wood and can be hanged on a wall just like any other painting.Wood is such a great material, and we ha...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:01:02 PST
Paper Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lanterns/
Paper Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SMALL.jpg hinagiku If you love candles this diys for you.Paper creates really amazing shadows.You can use this candles to decorate every room :)) Materials -Candles-A jar or a glass-paper-paint-scissors Yingyang shape Draw a yingyang shape using a round object.Cut one side and paint it black then glue it to the...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:58 PST
Perfect Seed Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Seed-Envelope/
Perfect Seed Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SMALL.jpg spydarbot This envelope takes less than a minute to make, requires no glue nor fasteners, can be made from any size paper (as long as it's square), and can easily be closed/reopened. Start With A Square You'll need to start with a square piece of paper. 8.5 x 8.5 is an easy proportion to get from standard ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:24:15 PST
Guitar Pedal - Selectable Diode Tube Screamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-Selectable-Diode-Tube-Screamer/
Guitar Pedal - Selectable Diode Tube Screamer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SMALL.jpg InstructinShans Built after the original Tube Screamer 808. Introduction The Ibanez Tube Screamer is one of the most popular overdrive pedals ever made. Especially popular with blues players, it boosts mids to mimic the sound of a vintage tube amp. Likewise, due to its popularity, it is very commonly modded.By c...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:41:07 PST
Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Controller/
Sous Vide Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SMALL.jpg justinjones53 Parts Temperature Controller - $14.05 Water Heater Elements - $17.98 (2x $8.99) 14 Gauge Replacement Cord - $10.89 Project Box - $14.97 Water Pump - $7.99 Wire Nuts - $7.99Cost = $73.87Optional Parts Polycarbonate Bin - $25.78 Polycarbonate Lid - $18.35Cost = $44.13ToolsRotary Tool (Dremel) Wir...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:33 PST
Dust Collection With A Ceiling Fan Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-Collection-With-A-Ceiling-Fan-Remote/
Dust Collection With A Ceiling Fan Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFDO/I5DSER6F/F03QFDOI5DSER6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFDO/I5DSER6F/F03QFDOI5DSER6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFDO/I5DSER6F/F03QFDOI5DSER6F.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank My workshop dust collector has been something of a nuisance to turn on and off as the switch is located in an awkward position on the motor body, well away from where I need to access it. I happened upon a thrift store offering of a wireless R.F. remote on/off system for ceiling fans that would suit...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:05:29 PST
Using A Smoothing Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-A-Smoothing-Iron/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:44:09 PST
Split Limestone To Find Fossils!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Limestone-To-Find-Fossils/
Split Limestone To Find Fossils!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SMALL.jpg coolscience.com If you are a science geek then the prospect of digging up your own fossils has, at some point, probably excited you. The thrill and excitement of finding, seeing and touching something that hasn't been seen for 50 million years is an incredible feeling.While there are many different ways to find fo...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:37:30 PST
Audio Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Treasure-Hunt/
Audio Treasure Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FLLM/I5F7J8TZ/F67FLLMI5F7J8TZ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Everyone loves treasure hunts. Running around on a quest to find your present makes any gift better. So just for fun, I designed my own variation of the game. I combined an Arduino microcontroller with an Adafruit Wave Shield to make an audio treasure hunt box.The treasure hunters are given a code. ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:06:37 PST
Soldering is NOT Rocket Science! http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-is-NOT-Rocket-Science/
Soldering is NOT Rocket Science! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SMALL.jpg gizmologist I've seen so many articles on electronic soldering that are either overly verbose and hard to read, too complex for a beginner, insist on expensive tools, or are just plain wrong, that I decided to clear the air a bit by going back to the basics. When I first started soldering, many years ago, "How ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:27:45 PST