Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - life-hacks - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:59:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Adding sense of touch to a prosthesis http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-sense-of-touch-to-a-prosthesis/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:28:18 PST
File Transferring in Emergencies http://www.instructables.com/id/File-Transferring-in-Emergencies/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:29:08 PST
Basketweave Lacing http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketweave-Lacing/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 17:16:48 PST
Simple Zippo tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Zippo-tricks/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 22:19:23 PST
Transfer a Video via FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Transfer-a-Video-via-FM-Radio/
Transfer a Video via FM Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In old times and even now, radio stations used to transmit secret morse code messages.If the government pulls out the Internet cable, morse code file transfer can save you.Ok, maybe not the best way to do it, but it's possible.In this project, I transferred a small video via morse code. I took a...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 03:27:45 PST
Easy efficient burn barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-efficient-burn-barrel/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 20:39:26 PST
Safely Hammer a Nail http://www.instructables.com/id/Safely-Hammer-a-Nail/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 21:57:04 PST
How to hack your office chair to play guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-your-office-chair-to-play-guitar/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 07:25:56 PST
Making your Travel Mug more user-friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-your-Travel-Mug-more-user-friendly/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:48:52 PST
Burning visible images onto CD-Rs with data (beta) http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-visible-images-onto-CD-Rs-with-data-beta/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2006 01:21:03 PST
FireCharger http://www.instructables.com/id/FireCharger/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:48:03 PST
Superhero Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Playful-Prosthetic-Arm/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:20:37 PST
Jump-Start Your Car with Drill's Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Jump-Start-Your-with-your-Drills-Battery/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 01:50:20 PST
The Mighty Button | Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mighty-Button-Sugru/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:32:52 PDT
Keyring Charging Cable (1 minute, no cost [except the cable]) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyring-Charging-Cable-1-minute-no-cost-except-the/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:41:58 PST
9 Unusual Uses for Beer http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Uses-for-Beer/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 15:55:22 PST
Secret Message in Audio http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Message-in-Audio/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:13:24 PDT
Standard Tie Into A Bow Tie (no Cutting Required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Standard-Tie-Into-A-Bow-Tie-no-Cutting-Required/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:59:01 PDT
How To Easily Peel Any Citrus HACK http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easily-Peel-Any-Citrus-HACK/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:33:02 PDT
How To Clean And Distill Dirty Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-And-Distill-Dirty-Water/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:08:34 PDT
Toothpaste Tube Change Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothpaste-Tube-Change-Purse/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:09:10 PDT
Subway Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Subway-Hook/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:58:22 PDT
Easy $1 Car Seat Gap Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-1-Car-Seat-Gap-Filler/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:08:01 PDT
Phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-holder-1/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 05:57:24 PDT
USB Stick Lost-and-Found http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Stick-Lost-and-Found/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:23:46 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Milky-window-makeshift-curtains/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Convert Any Radio Into a Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Radio-Into-a-Guitar-Amp/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:56:55 PDT
Envelope - New From Old http://www.instructables.com/id/Envelope-New-From-Old/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 05:34:12 PDT
A magical way to shine your shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/A-magical-way-to-shine-your-shoes/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:55:42 PDT
Broken iPod Touch Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-iPod-Touch-Wallet/
Broken iPod Touch Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/07PS/I0NOM868/FZ607PSI0NOM868.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/07PS/I0NOM868/FZ607PSI0NOM868.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/07PS/I0NOM868/FZ607PSI0NOM868.SMALL.jpg trosen2109 Turn a broken iPod touch into a stylish wallet! Pry Open the iPod Grab a flathead screwdriver, or something close to that. You'll need it to pry open the iPod. Work the flathead into the crack between the screen and the backing. Tip: Use toothpicks, pencils, or something likewise to hold the scre...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:50:09 PDT
Zip Earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Earphones/
Zip Earphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NYDD/I0NOGPU4/FP2NYDDI0NOGPU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NYDD/I0NOGPU4/FP2NYDDI0NOGPU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NYDD/I0NOGPU4/FP2NYDDI0NOGPU4.SMALL.jpg LD_P I know everyone is sick of tangled earphones. By simply attaching a zip, all of your tangling problems are solved, and plus - they also look really cool! This is a fun life hack which is actually incredibly helpful, and saves you all that time you spend un-knotting earphone cords. What you'll need: ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:43:46 PDT
Prepping your Home for Winter/Summer while saving $$$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepping-your-Home-for-WinterSummer-while-saving-/
Prepping your Home for Winter/Summer while saving $$$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/FQJY/I0HYTBR6/F07FQJYI0HYTBR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/FQJY/I0HYTBR6/F07FQJYI0HYTBR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/FQJY/I0HYTBR6/F07FQJYI0HYTBR6.SMALL.jpg teaMJPx Usually, during the Cold Winter months and Hot Summer months, the bills for Gas/Electricity in my house jump through the roof. The higher bills, of course, are due to the usage of the furnace (for Winter) or the air conditioning (for Summer) running all the time. This year, I decided to make a dent ...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:05:17 PDT
Fix Your Broken USB with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Broken-USB-with-Sugru/
Fix Your Broken USB with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/4F2J/I0HYQ2GG/FNP4F2JI0HYQ2GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/4F2J/I0HYQ2GG/FNP4F2JI0HYQ2GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/4F2J/I0HYQ2GG/FNP4F2JI0HYQ2GG.SMALL.jpg cathychen I'm sure I'm not alone in having this problem: the USB that you've been carrying around for the past eight years, which has all your files (even the ones you've forgotten about), is now in pieces. Well, two pieces to be exact. The actual SD card has slipped out of the metal casing that allows it to ...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:14:46 PDT
Sugru Eyeglass Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Eyeglass-Screwdriver-Hack/
Sugru Eyeglass Screwdriver Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/VQJD/I0ENOR2Y/FERVQJDI0ENOR2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/VQJD/I0ENOR2Y/FERVQJDI0ENOR2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/VQJD/I0ENOR2Y/FERVQJDI0ENOR2Y.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Our local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, was asked to create with Sugru for the "September 2014 Build Night with Sugru". I decided to secure those little eyeglass screwdrivers I always seem to lose, with Sugru. I also plan to add a strong neodymium magnet to hold the loose screws so they don't get misp...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:37:14 PDT
Multipurpose Bed Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Laptop-Bed-Table/
Multipurpose Bed Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/B0CB/I0DOGVA5/FROB0CBI0DOGVA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/B0CB/I0DOGVA5/FROB0CBI0DOGVA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/B0CB/I0DOGVA5/FROB0CBI0DOGVA5.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 In the past week I've been teaching my mother how to use the computer and tablet. I noticed that she had a hard time keeping the tablet up because it would slip, no matter what we would put behind it. The hardest part came when she tried to use it in bed...I rarely use my tablet so I didn't get a st...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:35 PDT
Life Hacks That You Need To Know http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Hacks-That-You-Need-To-Know/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:23:59 PDT
Poor Man's Fireworks | Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Fireworks-Sugru/
Poor Man's Fireworks | Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6ZG2/HZXYKAPD/F2U6ZG2HZXYKAPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6ZG2/HZXYKAPD/F2U6ZG2HZXYKAPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6ZG2/HZXYKAPD/F2U6ZG2HZXYKAPD.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture When I was a teenager, I got very excited when New Year's Eve came. It was one of the best nights of the year ,because of the fireworks.Every year, I used to stand outside by my house and watch fireworks (mostly parachute rockets.)Unfortunately or luckily (depends on how you look at it), I did not h...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:57:05 PDT
Cheap Cell Phone Flexible Tripod! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Cell-Phone-Flexible-Tripod/
Cheap Cell Phone Flexible Tripod! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/NE3F/HZWJ4Z7D/FTJNE3FHZWJ4Z7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/NE3F/HZWJ4Z7D/FTJNE3FHZWJ4Z7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/NE3F/HZWJ4Z7D/FTJNE3FHZWJ4Z7D.SMALL.jpg Jochefor In the last few weeks I began to make videoblogs. I don't have a fancy camera so I use my cell phone to take the video. I chose to use my cell because I want to see what I was recording. But I end up with a lot of problems to place the cellphone in a firm position to record and every time I click to...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:50:59 PDT
Picnic Table Drink Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-Table-Drink-Trough/
Picnic Table Drink Trough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/Q9HJ/HZV3PBQV/FVGQ9HJHZV3PBQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/Q9HJ/HZV3PBQV/FVGQ9HJHZV3PBQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/Q9HJ/HZV3PBQV/FVGQ9HJHZV3PBQV.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Make your next picnic table party amazing with a picnic table that can be transformed to accommodate a drink trough. Unlike other party tables this one is completely reversible, allowing your the full functionality of a picnic table with an easy transformation to include a build in drink trough. Th...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:09:35 PDT
Portable Beach Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Beach-Shade/
Portable Beach Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5PN5/HZTT88NC/FS45PN5HZTT88NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5PN5/HZTT88NC/FS45PN5HZTT88NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5PN5/HZTT88NC/FS45PN5HZTT88NC.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell I LOVE THE BEACH! Like a lot. My skin however, is slightly less enthusiastic. No matter how much sunscreen I put on, I still feel like I've had too much sun after a day long seaside session. The Portable Beach Shade is my answer to this burning problem. It's simple to make, lightweight, and allows ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 13:49:47 PDT
Cocoon Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Cocoon-Treehouse/
Cocoon Treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/48QW/HZQTF9RJ/F2X48QWHZQTF9RJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/48QW/HZQTF9RJ/F2X48QWHZQTF9RJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/48QW/HZQTF9RJ/F2X48QWHZQTF9RJ.SMALL.jpg chocolatechip This instructable was entered into three contests. Please vote! Total cost: $145.33Total Building Time: One day Supply list For the cocoon: One Ikea EKORRE Hanging Seat - $34.99 One Ikea SAGOSTEN Air Element - $10.00 A 5/8" braided polypropylene rope (15 feet; may differ based on how far apart y...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 18:29:54 PDT
How To Drill A Mess Free Hole With Only A Post-it Note http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-A-Mess-Free-Hole-With-Only-A-Post-it-/
How To Drill A Mess Free Hole With Only A Post-it Note - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/ETZB/HZMJ07F2/FI4ETZBHZMJ07F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/ETZB/HZMJ07F2/FI4ETZBHZMJ07F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/ETZB/HZMJ07F2/FI4ETZBHZMJ07F2.SMALL.jpg CapnGonzo Materials DrillPost-it note Tear And Fold The Post-it Note Tear the post-it note about an inch down on the sticky side, then fold it over and stick it to itself. Time To Drill Just under where you are about to drill, stick the post-it note to the wall. The adhesive will make it stick to th...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:16:58 PDT
Follow Me Flip Flops http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow-Me-Flip-Flops/
Follow Me Flip Flops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/V6DH/HZL3SC2X/FPSV6DHHZL3SC2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/V6DH/HZL3SC2X/FPSV6DHHZL3SC2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/V6DH/HZL3SC2X/FPSV6DHHZL3SC2X.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Where's the party at? Follow Me Flip Flops can show you. This cheeky footwear idea will help you make a legible trail that all your friends can follow to find you and your beach boogie celebration. By turning the bottom of a pair of inexpensive flip flops into reverse stamps, you can mark just abo...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:17:19 PDT
Fastest/ Best Way to Skin a Mango: 10 Second Mango Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastest-Best-Way-to-Skin-a-Mango-10-Sec-Mango-Hack/
Fastest/ Best Way to Skin a Mango: 10 Second Mango Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Separate that sweet fruit from its skin in ten seconds! This awesome life-hack/ food-hack will save you time and maximize the amount of fruit you get from every mango. Watch This Video! Watch this video to see me demonstrate first hand exactly how it's done! Cut your mango Every mango has a p...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:22:26 PDT
Transparent Monitor Noticeboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Monitor-Noticeboard/
Transparent Monitor Noticeboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SMALL.jpg makerboat I like to write down notes, post its, have important business cards on my desk, maybe even pictures of relatives or a sticker from a company I like and follow. I think a lot of people used to stick this kind of stuff on their cubicle walls, but more and more cubicles are disappearing and we are left...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:43:01 PDT
How to instantly chill any drink! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-instantly-chill-any-drink/
How to instantly chill any drink! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SMALL.jpg mkovtchega Hi, today Im going to show you how to instantly cool down any drink! Its super easy, fun and its a great life hack that you can use in hot summer weather. The only thing that kind of sucks is that the bottle is small and you can't fit a lot of your drink into it, but that's easily fixed by doing thi...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:27:36 PDT
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTANTLY-save-MONEY/
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior After listening to my refrigerator CONTINUOUSLY run (yes the coils are clean, AND it is well serviced), I began to think about a way to keep it from RUNNING so much! I'm a single guy, and I shop for groceries for myself day to day, leaving my refrigerator NEAR EMPTY!Although I'd LOVE to just unplug ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:21:34 PDT
Beach Ball Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Ball-Bag/
Beach Ball Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Being a long time beach lover, I'm always on the hunt for great accessories that make packing everything to the beach easy and fun. So I set out to make an inexpensive, no-sew, waterproof bag that I, a) wouldn't have to worry about getting dirty, and 2) would be super simple to make. The iconic & ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:39:32 PDT
Upcycled Beer Bottle Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Beer-Bottle-Glasses/
Upcycled Beer Bottle Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SMALL.jpg TheLearnedGentleman Upcycled beer bottle drinking glasses are perfect for using at picnics or in the garden as it doesn’t matter if they get broken, you just make another (and have a good excuse to drink another beer). They also look great in your boys den or in your games room and are sure to impress your chums.They a...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 PDT
Articulated Back Scratcher! http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Back-Scratcher/
Articulated Back Scratcher! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SMALL.jpg IamGutter Okay, its the middle of summer and you have been working out in the yard with grass and leaves flying all over the place, especially on your back where you just can't get to it, or maybe its the dead of winter and the cold air is void of all moisture so it is making your skin dry and crackly.......w...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:09:44 PDT