Instructables: exploring - photos - kitchen Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:06:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to create Henna coasters farzana66 Henna doesn't only use to paint your body, you can use it to decorate anything. Today I will show you how to create a Henna coaster. Follow the steps below. (All the material should be able to get from Michaels Arts & Crafts and Etsy) Materials: *Art Panel *Henna Cone *Scissors *Brush *Acrylic Pai...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 19:24:15 PDT
Gel ambientador casero DeandrasCrafts Quería compartir mi experiencia de elaborar estos geles ambientadores fáciles y útiles. Un gel ambientador casero de coste bajo-- ¡puede ser que ya tengas todos los ingredientes! Coloco uno en cada coche y en mi escritorio en mi despacho. Hacerlos te llevará entre cinco y seis (5-6) minutos para h...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:09:01 PDT
Removing Burnt-On Pot Stains vreinkymov This is a quick tip on how to remove burnt-on stains without much work. I use this method when conventional methods (such as Bon Ami powder) do not work. It's simple, but takes some time, depending on how bad the stain is. The steps are: Try other cleaning methods first. Add bleach and wate...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:47:59 PDT
Garbage Disposal Things falling in preventor macgeek Garbage disposals, I love em, gets rid of all kinds of stuff, but when your forks, spoons, or any other 'jumpers' tried to escape out of the house, (I lost a instructable part I was building while scrubbing off rust) it can get annoying and worse dangerous. So I created a Sink stoppers stop anything...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 11:03:43 PST
Detachable Waste Container for Chopping Board confu Tired of messing up your workspace with offcuts and crumbs while cutting vegetables, fruits or bread? Tired of running miles to the garbage can - which is just on the opposite end of your kitchen - to clear up your chopping board? Here´s the solution: A magnetically attachable and detachable waste...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:05:51 PST
Kitchen Under-Sink Hanging Trash Can Holder DanDiego Here's a simple and inexpensive way to hang a kitchen trash can on a cabinet door under a sink: 1. I bent two small L-brackets from metal plumber's tape and screwed them into the cabinet door. 2. I marked the positions of the brackets on the lip of the trash can to align the can so the door will ope...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:43:56 PST
No Sew No Glue 1 Minute Magnetic Towels (with removable magnets) confu Stumbled upon those "Magnetowels": Pretty neat idea! Solves almost all of my problems (at least those concerning kitchen towels). But: I want easily removable magnets, since I don´t want ...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:30:19 PST
Awesome DIY Cup Catni klau If you want to see it on a video.Look for me on YouTube!!I'm an official youtuber Look for "Catniklau" :3
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 00:48:57 PST
Folded Sandwich Holder dreamberry Cut out two circles of poster board about 3" diameter.   One circle is base, stays flat. Other circle is holding part, bend two sides up.  Now make two side braces, to make sturdy, tape them on.  Holds a Peanut Better Sandwich, or any other folded sandwich.
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:40:53 PST
Baked Kale Chips -- Like cotton candy, only healthy! TamaraBerg We all know kale is good for us, and an onslaught of kale recipes has dominated the healthy-food world for the past year. Here's a fast, easy way to get in your fiber and vitamins in a way that is truly delish!   Ingredients: 1 Bunch Curly Leaf Kale Olive Oil Salt -- coarse salt, seasoned...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:31:42 PST
No Holes Hanging Fruit Basket W1LL7 Picture show it all. In my rental apartment my girlfriend wanted a hanging fruit basket and i didn't want to make holes in the ceiling even if i could find a stud to screw into. using a shower rod between the cabinets looks clean and works good.
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:52:28 PST
Dog Proof Trash Can seadraggin We have a stainless steel flip lid trash can in our kitchen. The hope was that the dog would not get into it, wrong. Bring on the second line of defense. I had several small hasps (locks, buckles, ???)out in the garage, so it was a very quick and easy hack to challenge his garbage eating ability. I...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:55:33 PST
Waterproof Photo Tiles thebword Wanted to make some inexpensive and personal presents for my family and friends this holiday. I started by curating photos I have taken for each individual person based on their lives and hobbies. I chose four that looked good together and printed them 4x4 (50¢ each) at the local photo shop. I the...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:10:37 PST
Laser etched cutting board gift - I made it at techshop, Chandler dlayton I laser etched this cutting board as a gift at Techshop Chandler. The letters were typed into Adobe Illustrater which is loaded on the computers and then I hit print and chose the thickness of the board and that’s about how simple it is. The Universal brand laser has pre set power and speed settings...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:22:10 PST
BASIC (OUTDOOR) TAP wout-r A very basic, adjustable and efficient (outdoor) tap.
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:57:08 PDT
Wooden Banana Stand nnewlon Hanging bananas while they ripen helps to prevent bruising and promotes even ripening.  I was mainly motivated to make this because I wanted to design something very simple for my first project on the ShopBot CNC router.  (I made it at TechShop!  I wanted to focus on learning how to u...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:30:45 PDT
Observations concerning Strawberry Storage Methods tkjtkj Frustrated with the short time that store-bought strawberries last without disintegrating with rot and mildew , I "experimented" with unusual ways of preserving the freshness and flavor.    Often, the berries even when apparently 'fresh' at the supermarket will show evidence of going bad within a co...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:40:27 PDT
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:17:29 PDT
Sugru Wooden Spoon Spatula AntiMidas Simple way to combine a wooden spoon and a spatula.   Take one packet of Sugru and shape it around one edge of the wooden spoon.   This makes it great for non stick pans.
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:03:33 PDT
Toasters. Concrete Napkin Holder 65design Easy to make, great unique gift idea, made of concrete. Toasters are napkin holders, coaster holders, or coasters. Here is how to get started. 1. Supplies    - Concrete. Mix your own or purchase a pre mix. We used Quickrete 5000    - Silicone and glue. We found clear quickset glue worked best    - ...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:08:21 PDT
Isolate pot holders with Sugru Fermate This is from a friend of mine, Susanne, and she did it with Sugru from the Sugru July 13 BuildNight at our hackerspace Mainframe in Oldenburg, Germany: "Here's my sugru: This is my favourite pot for spaghetti (and almost anything else). Unfortunately, the grips tend to get very hot. Thanks to even ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 01:12:02 PDT
iPad Android Tablet kitchen mount diy-master iPad Android Tablet kitchen mount
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 23:54:33 PDT
freezing green onions jessyratfink This is a really easy trick for storing green onions. I love using them, but they tend to wilt really quickly. I've tried keeping them in water, but they go slimy and smelly if you forget them for too long. But they're so easy to freeze! They easily defrost as soon as they hit the heat, too. :D A...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:12:17 PDT
Sugru for fixing broken cup with extra heart ddegagne Sugru is good for fixing things and while your at it add a little extra personal flair to the job,
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:44:17 PDT
Cooking - Pot & Pan Lid Holder eliteMET Andrea and I were having a hard time putting down the covers to our pots and pans while cooking. The one pictured is 13" in diameter and not only was it heavy, it was difficult to put down due to a lack of space or burning your forearm. So.... I looked at Walmart for a holder of some kind in the cle...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:54:27 PDT
Repurposed PO BOX Spice Cabinet lmnopeas I'm a huge fan of antiques, so you can imagine how I almost fainted when I came across this vintage retired postal unit. I knew right away that I wanted to turn it into a spice cabinet. I've been waiting for my sons to get older to complete this project because they kept taking the keys out. Fingers...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 20:22:06 PDT
Sprout Jar Drip Catcher dreamberry  I made a Sprout Jar Drip Catcher from a used sour cream tub. I'd been balancing my homemade sprouting jar on the edge of the sink, but it was like a carnival game every time.  The Sprout Jar Drip Catcher holds the sprouting jar securely at the optimum drip angle.  To Use: First, rinse and drain s...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 19:57:14 PDT
Cake carrier, for transporting cakes sailingthrough This is a simple little thing I knocked up in half an hour. My mother had to take some cakes to a bake sale, and needed some way to make sure they wouldn't move around in the car. Here's what I came up with, and it works a treat. The simpler, the better, right? Celebrations tubs are perfect for kee...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:35:32 PDT
Cardboard Waste Tower dontstop1990 I made this when I moved into my dorm room at college and got fed up having such a messy trash and recycling situation. I designed something to elegantly separate trash from paper recycling and plastic/metal recycling. Having just moved to New York City, I was inspired by the efficiency of building ...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 16:29:14 PST
Country style kitchen counter Dave A When we moved 13 years ago from a rental flat to our bought house where we live now, my wife and I wanted to design the house in a nostalgic style. And, however this house is relatively new (from 1976) we are pretty happy with the cosines we created indoors. One of the first things I made, even pre-...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 13:47:54 PST
From Plain to Bundt Cake Tin anatroccolo I had three non-stick cake pans, one of them had two bases, one was plain, the other was for bundt cakes or savarin. I never used the latter one and when my mother-in-law needed to borrow a cake pan I gave that very one to her. I also told her she could keep it as I never used it. For that moment on...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 01:37:08 PST
Homemade Air Freshener Gel DeandrasCrafts I wanted to share my experience with making these easy and useful Air Freshener Gels.  A relatively low cost Do-It-Yourself room air freshener, you may have all the ingredients already! I keep one in each vehicle and at my desk at work. The total time it takes to make is about five to six (5-6) mi...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:11:04 PST
Flying Celery Shield nnewlon My kitchen is small, and the only convenient counter work area is a spot right next to the refrigerator.  There's a gap between the counter top and the side of the fridge.  Whenever I chop hard vegetables, like celery or carrots, a few small pieces inevitably fly off and find their way through the ...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 10:32:02 PST
Make a universal-fit tea basket vlad-sf I bought a good tea brewing basket, but it was smaller than the diameter of my favorite tea cups, so it slipped in all the time. I was using chopsticks to keep it from falling into the cups, but then used sugru to make 3 extensions and now I can use it in all my cups.
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 13:30:24 PST
Magnetic Periodic Table of Herbs and Spices SinginLow I designed this magnetic spice rack after searching fruitlessly for a creative way to display all my spices. I loved the idea of a magnetic spice rack to go along with my magnetic knife rack, but store bought options were either too boring or too expensive. Then I found some test tube spice rack des...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 12:16:56 PST
Simple Sous Vide ITVirtuoso I have no idea why I waited so long to make a sous vide cooker.  My life has been changed and I've found salvation!  There's nothing terribly new about this implementation and its a simple rework of most of the other DIY soud vide machines around the internets.  The build is relatively easy and invo...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 06:20:18 PST
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:22:27 PST
Dish soap dispenser. onrust   This is a simple idea taken from my Aunt who works at a restaurant supply company.  Using almost any bottle you like, simply add dish soap and place a bottle pourer in the opening.  There is several colors to choose from to fit your kitchens color scheme and can be found several places online.  I ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:38:59 PST
How to make a ham holder yktoo After all those jamón (Spanish dry-cured ham) stories by Alex Exler I've read, I felt an urge to give it a try. And one day I saw one in the local grocery store: Villar Jamon Serrano Reserva, weight ca. 7 kg for € 49.95. It is just advisable to get acquainted with jamón by tasting its cheapest varie...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:37:40 PST
Clipppp Salim Mottaghi Re-inventing a classic clip ... Ever since the beginning of the industrialisation era, like many other household objects, the clothes pins has suffered from loss of quality in quantity. While this may not qualify for a "global disaster" title, to some of us may matter the lost quality once part of ...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:07:30 PST
How to Make Celery Crispy again! danielhfourie We had some celery in the fridge that was looking kinda sad    :-( But I wanted to eat some celery+peanut butter, and you can't spread peanut butter on a droopy celery stalk! Laura had a great idea: stick the celery stalks in a glass of water and wait an hour or so Sure enough, after an hour, the...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 21:05:17 PST
Ikea Hacked EKBY MOSSBY wine Glass hanger jm31181 I needed a wine rack, but since I live in an apartment I had no room for a standing bar. All the hacks were of standalone bars or under cabinets and my cabinets were too low to hang wine glasses. And everything online was either too small or very pricey. MATERIALS: EKBY MOSSBY wine rack Thunder Gr...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 13:52:28 PST
Hanging toolposts - Recycled CANS FenriX I won't create a guide for this... 'cause it's very easy to make and a step-by-step guide will be excessive. It's enough to spend some words on the materials and the method to do this simple toolpost. MATERIALS: Empty cans, steel wire (made of copper, or brass, ecc... something that you can manipul...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 06:50:51 PST
Fill your in-counter soap dispenser without overfilling ccrome The soap dispenser in my counter top is a dark black hole that's impossible to tell how full it is as I'm filling.  Here's how to fill without overfilling.
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:41:41 PST
Vegetable boxes recyled wood stackable happy eating Brillidea Veggie Boxes  from Recycled packing crate Danny, a friend of mine, saw some shallow trays I had made and asked if I would make him some vegetable  to go in his kitchen. He said he wanted something that would grow old gracefully and four of them. These photos show the answer. The kitchen was neat and...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 05:38:28 PST
Easily pour a carton of broth taransa So this is more just a kitchen trick I picked up somewhere that I wanted to pass on, because well it is pretty brilliant. If you need to use the entire carton of broth and want to be able to pour it quickly without a lot of glugging and splashing, then un-stick the folded corner on the side opposit...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:19:48 PST
KARA RICE CUP by KIMARNA kimarna I used cardboard from discarded package, shredded it, covered it with hot water and a squirt of washing liquid and let it soak for a few days. Then I mixed the whole  thing in a mixer, drained excess water, squeezed, added some plaster and vinyl glue to make the mass clay-like. I used a bowl as a mo...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 13:09:26 PST
How to Store Left over Tomato Paste Chef Somer Have you ever noticed that most recipes usually call for a tablespoon or two of tomato paste so what happens to the rest of it?  We all know that it's unsafe to store the left overs in the tin can.  If you plan on using left overs within a day or two then transfer to a glass or plastic bowl and tigh...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 07:37:25 PST
CATDOG Homemade Costume jmkbaber An epic homemade CATDOG costume! Made using bathing suits, fur, yellow fabric, felt, ribbing and batting. ALL hand sewn!
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 12:31:07 PDT
Nut Chopper Insert flame_mistress Materials: -  calipers -  scrap paper -  vector art software -  USB stick -  laser cutting machine (I made mine at the TechShop:, using their laser cutter) -  scrap wood, 3/8” or thinner -  belt sander I recently decided that I was tired of the nut “powder” that my food processor ma...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:30:22 PDT