Instructables: exploring - photos - popular Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:31:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheesy Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo kgadson Total Time: 50 minutes Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: One 16 oz Can of Ragu Alfredo Sauce 10 oz of Angel Hair Pasta Noodles  3 Chicken Breast (Varies Depending on Chicken Breast size) 1 lb of Shrimp  One Cap of Vegetable Oil  3 cups of mixed cheese 1/4 teaspoon for Pepper ...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:05:32 PDT
70s Terminal PC alpinedelta This is a computer which i designed and constructed to look like a 1970s data terminal. The case is built from 1/4" hardboard (similar to MDF), and painted with many layers of both gloss and textured paint. The computer features a 22" LCD display with a Plexiglas screen protector. Also, a mid-80s I...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 19:12:15 PDT
Muppets Mahna Mahna jennadillon84 My Halloween Costume. Muppets Mahna Mahna. Lots of fun, made this a few weeks before Halloween.......... have had the song in my head everyday........ ahhhhhh!  Costume Cost about $60 to make in materials.  The body is a green shirt with about 6 green feather boas hot glued on. The pink puppets ar...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:46:29 PDT
An Aquaponics Setup for Your Aquarium scoot440 I wanted to build a cheap and easy aquaponics system to place in my existing 10 gallon aquarium. All parts were purchased from the nearest Home Depot except for the pump which came from Amazon.  The entire setup cost less than $40 and took about 3 hours to put together. One thing I like about this s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:27:22 PDT
Oatmeal Apple Crisp (gluten free) GlutenFreeMama This apple crisp is so easy and delicious that you will want to make it all the time!  It also makes your house smell amazing for the entire day.   I love this recipe because it is so simple to put together, and can easily be doubled for a dinner party or larger crowd.   Serve this with a really goo...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:23:09 PDT
Power Scary Sharpening System pfred2 I was inspired to make this attachment after watching a YouTube video posted by someone named Dave Bardin and seeing this one machine he had in his workshop. I thought I could make one of those. Then I thought more and figured I really don't have the room for it, and it would have been a complicated...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:40:56 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
Paperduino Tiny ok1cdj Build Arduino compatible board on piece of paper. Paperduino Tiny is very cheap and easy to build Arduino compatible board with USB and software compatible with Digispark board. Paperduino Tiny include an ATtiny85 microcontroller and come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it us...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:46:08 PDT
Arduino standalone web enabled bell SimonUK Inspired by this post, I wanted to create an Arduino powered bell that was completely standalone. With a little PHP and (if you like) some jQuery on any website, you can make this bell ring whenever a specific action is performed. This Arduino stack is wifi; once it's been configured, you can simp...
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 12:58:10 PST
Kool-aid shower prank frankiefigs Materials: Kool-aid single pack and a shower head Step 1- unscrew the shower head Step 2- pour the kool-aid mix in the shower head where the water comes out Step 3- screw the shower head back on Step 4- Turn on the water or  wait for your victim!
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:10:04 PDT
3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE appropriate audiences In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event was called Public Domain Remix. The stu...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:31:59 PDT
Cheap and easy bushcraft spare/survival blade. funkysod Hultafors knives are cheap and good (at least here in Sweden). They are gaining popularity in the bushcraft community. This is a small addition/mod I usually do to make them even more useful. You can expand on this idea and add even more features, such as: * Small fishing kit (hooks, line and sinker...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:19:23 PDT
EZ Robot Controlled Lost in Space B9 Robot dschulpius This is my full sized exact replica of the 1960's TV show's Lost in Space B9 Robot. I've been building it for about 2 years now. It's animation is controlled by 3 EZ Robot control boards (EZB) and his voice files were made by the origi...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:10:13 PDT
The ULTIMATE Tomato Hoop House Trellis of Death and Dismemberment AngryRedhead Perhaps the title is a little dramatic, but this is a killer trellis!!  The hoop house was about $100 in materials (all purchased from a big box store), which certainly seems like a lot, but this thing is BIG!  It's about 7' wide, 10' long, and 7' high.  The materials used in this project are weath...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 09:31:10 PDT
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 PDT
DIY SMOKER EASY AND CHEAP paolobertoncin I built my smoker using two plant pots the burner inside  is a stainless steel bucket and the exterior wood  pot in is made of old pallets
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 07:24:47 PDT
Minecraft Pick Axe Valentine Pop-up card Mr_Peck_the_Art_Teacher Hello everyone, welcome to my first instructable ever!  I have been addicted to this site for the past few years, it feels great to finally have something worthy of posting.   Hopefully the templates and the finished photo is enough to work from, basically it is a lot of careful cutting and equally...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 17:20:38 PST
Super Nintendo (SNES) Arcade Machine Nzen Mods The Super Nintendo. A source for some great titles and classics such as Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario World, Super Metroid, and anything else "Super". A great way to have all of these classics relived and put to new use is making an arcade machine based on the famous SNES. To bring a new environm...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:19:02 PDT
Cheap Macro-Softbox / Bouncer for external Flash / Speedlight (DSLR) confu Here´s a really quick and dirt-cheap way to modify an external flash for using it in macro-photography. An external flash (at least one mounted on the top of your camera) won´t help much trying to illuminate an object right in front of your lens. So you have to get it´s light to go where you need i...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:17 PDT
How to calculate charging time & energy of your supercapacitor. ilovegm In light of all the instructables using supercaps as a power source, I present... Q/Q_max =1-e^(-t/RC) & E=1/2 CV^2 With the first equation, you can find the percentage of charge (Q/Q_max) X (100%), by substituting the time elapsed, resistance of charging circuit and capacitance of capacitor. Assum...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 00:57:19 PDT
Beer Bottle Drying Rack Quickly greggg Needed more bottle drying capacity asap. Quick and dirty bottle rack needs a quick and dirty Instructable: - 2 bits of scrap wood just a bit narrower than a bottle. - 2 lengths of timber strong enough for the job - i used these battons from an old futon bed. - Nails, hammer - 2 minutes of your time...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 16:17:21 PDT
Photo Frame - Paper Craft crishrx Hi, Here is my simple and creative handmade photo frame, using art paper and My pencil sketch done on a Black Refill Paper. Check out :-)
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:10:26 PDT
Getting Started with Gardening Using Raised Beds UrbanGardenWorkshop by Kristian Hansen, Garden Expert at the Urban Garden Workshop Starting your very first garden can be a daunting task. This is a guide to help make your entry into gardening fun and easy, and to give you some guidelines to help foster your relationship with your backyard. By the end of this article...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 15:48:14 PST
Multifunction Coffe Table With Storage, Slide Out And Lift. Build From Euro Pallets dirkdeus This coffee table was Born while we were searching all  over for a new table for our living room. Nothing fits in form and function. So we build our own. Made of 2 europallets. Movable on 4 heavy duty castors. The highlight is the huge storage space inside the table and the lift and the slide  mec...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 01:54:23 PST
Black head remover Efren123 -Mix lemon juice with baking soda until you develop a paste -Apply to desired area -Let it dry out 5-7 Minutes -Scrub Off with warm water  I made it at TechShop
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:05:50 PST
Real-Life, Playable Version Of “Flappy Bird” Inside A Box fqiu I made this real-life, playable version of "Flappy Bird" using Arduino Duemilanove, 3 servo motors, 2 buttons, a speaker, a reed switch, and handful of rare earth magnets. First, find a box to make the frame of the game and two small dowels to create the rolling background. Those dowels are control...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:59:37 PST
How to make a Bacon Bomb! Zerty This is how I make a Bacon Bomb. Requirements: One package of Bacon.                              1lb of Ground Beef                              1lb of Ground Spicy Sausage                              Chopped Onion                              Chopped Jalapeno                              Choppe...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:01:59 PDT
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
coconut oil frosting jessyratfink This coconut oil frosting is delicious and a great alternative for vegans or people who are lactose intolerant. And it's so yummy I have to say I don't even miss the butter. :D Coconut oil frosting tastes very much like a buttercream frosting - very sweet and creamy and loaded with powdered sugar! ...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 19:45:38 PST
Bike Handlebar Camera Mount zoltzerino This is a small evening project I did, it is a bar mount for cameras/camera phones for recording bike rides. It is essentially a re-purposed bike reflector mount with a plastic plate screwed to it, onto which the camera is mounted via elastic bands/cable ties or anything similar.  There are many ins...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2010 17:22:06 PDT
Make a Belt Buckle out of Steel tinkertinker This video shows the process I use to make belt buckles out of steel or stainless steel. I cut mine from 3/16" plate. You will need a welder (preferably TIG), a drill press, a belt sander, and some miscellaneous tools to make buckles with this method. If you have a tumbler, a great way to pre-finish...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:18:05 PST
Recolector de piezas con una aspiradora / Vacuum Collector manacho ESPAÑOL Este recolector lo fabrique por la necesidad de limpiar la plataforma de mi cortadora láser CNC peo al mismo tiempo recolectar las piezas útiles. Tambien puede ulilizarse para recoger pequeñas piezas como merceria, dulces, legos etc. de una manera facil y rapida. Materiales: 1 Botella de So...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:42:17 PST
Removing Popcorn Ceilings! Sonata85 I surprised my wife by having her walk in from a long day at work to find me covered in sloppy wet oatmeal-like popcorn ceiling plaster and the furniture all over the house, but she wasn't mad and it turned out to be a very easy DIY project!   ***((Warning: Popcorn applied before 1978 MUST BE TESTE...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:13:02 PST
Guide to gyro and accelerometer with Arduino including Kalman filtering Lauszus This guide was first posted at the Arduino forum, and can be found here:,58048.0.html I just reposted it, so even more will get use of it. The code can be found here: Hallo ever...
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Tue, 3 May 2011 07:26:18 PDT
Suitcase Organizer ehudwill The inspiration for this project comes from the GRID-IT. I like the idea but not the cost or size. I repair computers as a hobby and need all sorts of things to diagnose and/or fix the computers I encounter. Sorry for the lack of pictures of the build. Sometimes I get in a groove and forget to take...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:27:34 PST
Use ALL the contents of a bottle of liquid hoodsmom It's can be very frustrating trying to get the last traces of a liquid product out of a bottle, especially if the product is expensive, sold in a pump bottle with a short tube and/or cannot be heated or diluted. I use a couple spare caps from empties* to make connectors that allow me to transfer the...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:20:27 PST
Cookie Butter lmnopeas I first discovered cookie butter last year at my local grocer Trader Joe's. Being a cookie lover, I was more than excited to grab a jar and get home as quickly as I could to try it. To my disappointment, it tasted like eating a gingerbread cookie. Not that I don't love gingerbread cookies! It just w...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:23:01 PST
Game Tokens (Instead of Allowance) Reward System Little Mom on the Prairie I started using an alternate version of the reward system with my daughter, to balance out our struggles of getting her to help out with chores and limiting her computer/game time. I made these little "game tokens" that she can earn by doing her chores without complaining, and when we ask her to do ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:32:03 PST
Mini Test Hooks stevenarango Well Guys/Gals   Here I Have a Set of Mini Test Hooks. To use with  A Multimeter. Sometimes its hard to get to Small places. All you need is Two Mini Hooks. $1.20 Each One Set of Alligator Clips 30 Cents. 1st Dismantle Clips, Pull Back on the base and the metal bit will come out, its Bend  so unb...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:08:39 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Log End Table homemademodern I've often watched logs burning in a fireplace and wondered what the wood could have become. I purchased these logs for $2 a piece from a guy selling firewood on Craigslist. He claimed they are white oak. By stripping off the bark and sanding the log smooth, I created a nice piece that could b...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:37:45 PST
My Solar Furnace 00MrNotWrong00 This is not completely my own design. You can find these all over the internet if you do a Google search or a search on you-tube. I built this because so many people pay so much money to heat their homes and something as simple and cheap as this could off set those costs by hundreds of dollars a y...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:57:58 PDT
R2-A4 Star Wars Inspired Papercraft visualspicer R2-D2 inspired 16" (40cm) tall papercraft droid, created to accompany my Starfighter-X model. He's well behaved and likes cats, therefore making him and giving him a home was worth the effort. The "A4" in the name comes from the paper size used for the model. VIEW THIS PROJECT VIEW & GET KIT ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:19:51 PST
Paracord Bracelet no Closure phil35581 In This Instructable I will demonstrate a slightly different approach to making a bracelet with paracord. I haven't seen one like it anywhere, though I'm sure I am not the only one who has tried this. I made this one for my daughter so it will be a little small. You May want to add a little in lengt...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 22:03:31 PST
"Heisenberg" Shots lmnopeas These shots were inspired by the TV series Breaking Bad. In the show, "Hesienberg" is the King Pin known for his specialty product "Blue Sky'". These shots are super easy to make once you track down the dry ice. You should be able to google or yelp where you can find dry ice in your local area...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 18:22:56 PST
Wireless Mailbox Alarm with Phone alert eddevine 1x Alarm kit Auto-Dialer (ebay $10-$20) 1x Door/Window Sensor (included in alarm kit) 1x Keypad/Control Unit with AC Adaptor (included in alarm kit) 1x Telephone Cable (included in alarm kit) 2x  Cable Ties (home depot or Lowes) A simple way to set up an alert system, after installed, you still h...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:42:06 PST
DIY Flight Simulator Cockpit stevenarango This is by far my Favourite  Project  it 's my Second Build. The 1st Was all wood and Very Small. Playing MFSM X using a Key board,Or aJoystick, Gets a bit Boring..... So  I Decided to Build A Cockpit To House All of the Instruments I took the Measurements From a Cessna 172  , Trying to keep all ...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:24:02 PST
Everyones Favorite Cheese Dip MissouriVillian A quick and easy recipe for a dip that we all know and love. Of course this is my take on it and you should feel free to modify it to your tastes. This recipe is easily done in a double boiler or a medium size crockpot. 1 block (32oz.) of Velveeta (cubed) 3 cans of Rotel (I use 2 original and 1 hot...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 00:26:42 PST
Homemade loudspeaker using LM386 Timofte Andrei Hi! Today I'm gonna show you my latest project which is a loudspeaker powered by a LM386 audio-amp. My inspiration came from a project made by my friend Nicu Florica and because I had few LM386 chips around, I've managed to make a project of my own. I've printed the schematic on a piece of tagging p...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 05:15:13 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
Coconut Chicken (Oven Fried) savynaturalista Coconut Chicken Oven Fried Recipe: 5 chicken breast (I used boneless) 1 cup shredded coconut (I used unsweetened) 1 cup bread crumbs (I used panko) 2 eggs 3 tbsps. olive oil Salt Black pepper Paprika Garlic powder (Optional) Recipe Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl add cocon...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 06:57:49 PST