Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:26:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Craptastic anti-theft radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Craptastic-anti-theft-radio/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:06:30 PDT
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-TupperwareStorage-Container-form-a-Milk-J/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
REMIX - Shopping Cart Chairs are Awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Shopping-Cart-Chairs-are-Awesome/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:19 PDT
Make a Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:55:37 PDT
How to refurbish old leather belts or make one from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-old-leather-belts-or-make-one-from-sc/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:45:25 PDT
Tire Table and Ottomans for a playroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Table-and-Ottomans-for-a-playroom/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 23:18:22 PDT
Morph it!: Turn a fluorescent starter into an ignition source! http://www.instructables.com/id/Morph-it-Turn-a-fluorescent-starter-into-an-igniti/
Morph it!: Turn a fluorescent starter into an ignition source! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/TE81/I10JDWYO/FUATE81I10JDWYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/TE81/I10JDWYO/FUATE81I10JDWYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/TE81/I10JDWYO/FUATE81I10JDWYO.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 Morph it! the title says it all,I'll be showing you guys a simple project you can make from that pile of junk you have around you (that's if you do keep a pile of scrap parts)Note: This project is a part of an upcoming craft i'll be posting in a few days, read till the end for a clue.so, why did i c...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:07:48 PDT
earbuds upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/earbuds-upgrade/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:05 PDT
Easy but very effective door draft stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-but-very-effective-door-draft-stopper/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:38:34 PDT
PC Box Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Box-Fan/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:17:13 PDT
Cook EVERYTHING with your bread machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Cook-EVERYTHING-with-your-bread-machine/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:16:44 PDT
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-Rock-Tumbler-with-adjustable-speed-leds-an/
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy, Years back I stumbled on a printer coin tumbler hack that liquidhandwash had created. It caught my attention because I happened to have the exact printer sitting in my room waiting to be used for something. Liquidhandwash had created a useful but simple solution for a need of a coin tumbler...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:14:12 PDT
Bike rim bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rim-bottle-opener/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:08:44 PDT
How to fold a plastic bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fold-a-plastic-bag/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:02 PDT
Upcycling: T-Shirt 2 Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-T-Shirt-2-Yarn/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:13:06 PDT
Sweater Shoes (Upcycled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweater-Shoes-Upcycled/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:07:18 PDT
PET Bottle Tiffany Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Bottle-Tiffany-Lamp/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 20:28:13 PDT
Retro-Future TV Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Future-TV-Conversion/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:51:49 PDT
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reliable-Low-Power-Home-Solar-Backup-Solution/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:28:20 PDT
Reuse your old hard drive disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-your-old-hard-drive-disks/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:13 PDT
Regulated power supply on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-power-supply-on-the-cheap/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:46:28 PDT
Asset Recovery Tip: How To Do An Electronics Salvage Evaluation http://www.instructables.com/id/Asset-Recovery-Tip-How-To-Do-An-Electronics-Salvag/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:33:37 PDT
Doctor Who Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Clock/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:39:42 PDT
DIY verandah-style greenhouse, sunspace, draught lobby, made from recuperated wood and glass windows. Serre véranda. Bricolaje ecologico - Terraza invernadero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-verandah-style-greenhouse-sunspace-draught-lob/
DIY verandah-style greenhouse, sunspace, draught lobby, made from recuperated wood and glass windows. Serre véranda. Bricolaje ecologico - Terraza invernadero - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/J7GK/HZ13FXVZ/F01J7GKHZ13FXVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/J7GK/HZ13FXVZ/F01J7GKHZ13FXVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/J7GK/HZ13FXVZ/F01J7GKHZ13FXVZ.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic I love this greenhouse because it seems so right in the surrounding rural scene and because it is made from such an interesting eclectic mix of recuperated materials including ships timbers, giant industrial packing cases and discarded pairs of French windows. It also has multiple uses, providing...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 05:29:45 PDT
Five Ideas for Upcycling Pringles Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Ideas-for-Upcycling-Pringles-Can/
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:40:36 PDT
Disassembling a CD/DVD reader and reusing its parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Disassembling-a-CDDVD-reader-and-reusing-its-parts/
Disassembling a CD/DVD reader and reusing its parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/RJNU/HYZX6R6S/FUJRJNUHYZX6R6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/RJNU/HYZX6R6S/FUJRJNUHYZX6R6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/RJNU/HYZX6R6S/FUJRJNUHYZX6R6S.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hi!Talking about CD and DVD drivers, they are awesome! You can find many cool and valuable(for a hobbist) things inside them to use in your projects. There are so many things that you can do with one or more of these drivers that you will be impressed.This instructable is about this, reusing the pa...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:30:24 PDT
Micro Desktop Shop Vacuum http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Desktop-Shop-Vacuum/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:41:44 PDT
Balancing Bottle Bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Bottle-Bird/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:33:45 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-the-whole-thing-Glass-bottles/
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SMALL.jpg Raitis This is the first part of series (hopefully) of Instructables where I will show how to upcycle things to the maximum. I'm going to start with something simple - a glass bottle.Probably many of us have tried making a glass from a wine bottle and threw out the left over part of the bottle. I was doing...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
Make a Bracelet From a Phone/Ipod Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bracelet-From-a-PhoneIpod-Cord/
Make a Bracelet From a Phone/Ipod Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IYBS/HYPNXO6A/F90IYBSHYPNXO6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IYBS/HYPNXO6A/F90IYBSHYPNXO6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IYBS/HYPNXO6A/F90IYBSHYPNXO6A.SMALL.jpg chiczgirlz The idea for this bracelet came from a phone charger that the dog chewed up.Supplies:- Phone charger cord / computer cord- Small bracelet buckle or clasp- Craft Glue - Scissors Cord: Part 1 Cut the ends off of the cord. Remove the outside coating from the cord. If the plastic will not peel off, ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:44:31 PDT
Powering an LED stripe + bonus (Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-an-LED-stripe-bonus-Lamp/
Powering an LED stripe + bonus (Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/GMJH/HYO8GCM2/FY1GMJHHYO8GCM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/GMJH/HYO8GCM2/FY1GMJHHYO8GCM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/GMJH/HYO8GCM2/FY1GMJHHYO8GCM2.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Broken electronic devices are a gold mine if you know what you are looking for, you can find lots of useful components that otherwise would end in the trash. Specially complex devices such as computers and laptops are the most valuable, you can obtain from fans, switches and LED's to replacements ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:33:27 PDT
Turn Old Pop Cans Into Cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Old-Pop-Cans-Into-Cups/
Turn Old Pop Cans Into Cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/U3O2/HY9B5XHT/F15U3O2HY9B5XHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/U3O2/HY9B5XHT/F15U3O2HY9B5XHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/U3O2/HY9B5XHT/F15U3O2HY9B5XHT.SMALL.jpg Richard Horse Turn pop cans into cups in 3 easy steps! Stuff you need 12 oz. pop canCan opener - The old kind that cuts into the canPliers or Sand paper The Cup "Open" the pop can like you would a normal tin can. Make sure you cut into the top of the pop can. Smooth the sharp edges Some times you may get...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:41:00 PDT
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-turn-a-vintage-camera-into-a-decorative-web-c/
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I was at my father's house recently and he had a box of stuff that he had cleaned out of his garage. Knowing that I'm a sucker for junk, he offered it to me as my wife shot him dirty looks. There was a couple of old Sony three way speakers with crossovers, an old cast aluminum ice bucket, a collecti...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:18 PDT
Upcycled Sofa Foot Box (with Bonus Marquetry) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Sofa-Foot-Box-with-Bonus-Marquetry/
Upcycled Sofa Foot Box (with Bonus Marquetry) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead This is another project inspired by the Instructables/Dremel July Build Night at Crashspace LA. If you live in a densely-populated, urban environment like I do, you may be familiar with the wealth of "dumpster diving" opportunities. I'm moderately picky (for one thing, I don't actually venture into...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:18:37 PDT
Reforming Soap Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Reforming-Soap-Scraps/
Reforming Soap Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/992F/H0OJ21DC/FXU992FH0OJ21DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/992F/H0OJ21DC/FXU992FH0OJ21DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/992F/H0OJ21DC/FXU992FH0OJ21DC.SMALL.jpg mmchenry Many people buy bar soap in bulk, but the money you save often gets tossed when you stop using the scraps. Everyone does it. I got sick of throwing money in the trash and decided to start saving the scraps of bar soap. I melt them down once a quarter or so in a small saucepan and form a few new bars...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 09:59:18 PDT
How To Make Slate Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Collapsable-Pallete-Coffee-Table-Easily-S/
How To Make Slate Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/PILB/HY9Y5DVK/F23PILBHY9Y5DVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/PILB/HY9Y5DVK/F23PILBHY9Y5DVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/PILB/HY9Y5DVK/F23PILBHY9Y5DVK.SMALL.jpg jackjconnery This is a tutorial on how to create Slate Coasters. This can be created by using either re-using slate or new slate. I had made square and triangular coasters. This can be used for personal home used or great as a gift.Material:Re-used Slate or new SlateDrawer and Door Closure (Optional) PVA glueToo...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:24:09 PDT
Electronic automated hidden stash built into table (easy and dirt cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-automated-hidden-stash-built-into-table/
Electronic automated hidden stash built into table (easy and dirt cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SMALL.jpg thegoodhen Hi guys! So I was playing deus ex 1 and 3 and all the hidden stashes behind the TVs and pictures and under floors gave me an idea! I'll make myself something similar-how about a place to store my pens that slides up from my desk on press of a single button? So... Yeah, so I made it. I gotta admit th...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 07:35:59 PDT
Sunscreen Bottle Flask http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunscreen-Bottle-Flask/
Sunscreen Bottle Flask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/2AQ5/HXLMFBBO/FMB2AQ5HXLMFBBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/2AQ5/HXLMFBBO/FMB2AQ5HXLMFBBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/2AQ5/HXLMFBBO/FMB2AQ5HXLMFBBO.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I saw a Flask for sale that was disguised as a Sunscreen Bottle. When I saw it, I thought, "I could make that!"Supplies: Empty Sunscreen Bottle (I am using a squeeze top bottle, but you can use anything you have, this is just what happened to be empty for me. Some bottles won't require any additio...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:27:22 PDT
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Campfire-THE-BACKFIRE/
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SMALL.jpg crispernakisan So, this is probably more of a reuse Idea-structable than an actual Instructable, since the chances of you having the exact same pieces/parts taking up the space around you are slim.We had a trampoline that didn't fare very well after being exposed to a few years of Colorado Front Range sun/snow/win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:51 PDT
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-laptop-screen-into-a-portable-light-/
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SMALL.jpg Vitim A friend donated me this old laptop, which had a broken LCD. The laptop was old but it worked just fine. I had no intention to spend money to get it repaired, it just would not worth the money. Instead I just removed the screen from the body of the laptop and used the laptop as a HTPC connected to a...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:26:25 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
Retro Russian TV Digital Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Russian-TV-Digital-Photo-Frame/
Retro Russian TV Digital Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QXPP/HWRZ8GFZ/F9OQXPPHWRZ8GFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QXPP/HWRZ8GFZ/F9OQXPPHWRZ8GFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QXPP/HWRZ8GFZ/F9OQXPPHWRZ8GFZ.SMALL.jpg MisterM Giving a 1970s Vega 542 portable TV a new life displaying digital photos. Reusing and Recycling This old Russian TV had been sitting around the workshop for a while, and it was time to do something with it! I'd been waiting for a cheap 7" flat screen tv to cross my path so I could convert it, but...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:11:05 PDT
Google Voice Search-O-Matic http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Voice-Search-O-Matic/
Google Voice Search-O-Matic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/1552/HWVAVALU/FDH1552HWVAVALU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/1552/HWVAVALU/FDH1552HWVAVALU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/1552/HWVAVALU/FDH1552HWVAVALU.SMALL.jpg MisterM This is a converted old video intercom, with modern search functions added! It connects to a PC or laptop and lifting the phone handset automatically launches Chrome on the computer and activates Google Voice Search. Speak your search into the handset microphone and the results appear on screen, wit...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:54:26 PDT
Biohazard toilet warning http://www.instructables.com/id/Biohazard-toilet-warning/
Biohazard toilet warning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SMALL.jpg kenyer We all know the problem when you've been to the toilet for some big business. While washing your hands you think: 'just air-freshner is not enough! There should be a way to warn innocent visitors to stay away from this place for a little while.'This biohazard warning is the solution for this global ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:07:45 PDT
Reusable Wedding Invitations http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Wedding-Invitations/
Reusable Wedding Invitations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/8ML4/HWRC4PHO/FU58ML4HWRC4PHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/8ML4/HWRC4PHO/FU58ML4HWRC4PHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/8ML4/HWRC4PHO/FU58ML4HWRC4PHO.SMALL.jpg NemaliNew I am a big fan of two words "don't throw". As a child I always collected invitations because I did not like throwing them away. A card's life span is hardly few minutes or until the wedding date. (i.e if you are asked to carry the invitation to the venue). This was in my mind when I was thinking abo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:19:59 PDT
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Computer-Keyboard-Into-A-Midi-Key-tar/
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SMALL.jpg bergerab Have you ever needed an extra synth for a concert? Or maybe you just enjoy fiddling around with music production software and you need a midi controller? Well look no further than your own computer keyboard! No this is not another how-to article on enabling midi control via your computer keyboard. W...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:37:11 PDT
Making your own charcoal (a.k.a. lump charcoal) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-your-own-charcoal-aka-lump-charcoal/
Making your own charcoal (a.k.a. lump charcoal) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/0S5R/GBB7H4HF/FWO0S5RGBB7H4HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/0S5R/GBB7H4HF/FWO0S5RGBB7H4HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/0S5R/GBB7H4HF/FWO0S5RGBB7H4HF.SMALL.jpg TweakGeek1 (Writers note:  This is my first instructable so I'm open to constructive criticism.  If you see something that needs to be added, please let me know and I'll keep things updated.  Thanks for reading!) This instructable will show you how to make your own charcoal for grilling out or using in a smok...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 13:01:07 PDT
Recycled Coat Hanger Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Coat-Hanger-Coat-Rack/
Recycled Coat Hanger Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/U2AJ/HWH2JM35/F19U2AJHWH2JM35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/U2AJ/HWH2JM35/F19U2AJHWH2JM35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/U2AJ/HWH2JM35/F19U2AJHWH2JM35.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART Want to make a simple, fun coat rack that everyone will love? Try this Instructable and see what you think! What I used: 1. A 1" x 6" x 48" standard wood board left over from another project2. 8 - 12 wooden coat hangers: These can be recycled from any closet. For this instructable I used new...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:10:17 PDT
T-Knife: Meat Knife from T-Bone Steak http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Knife-Meat-Knife-from-T-Bone-Steak/
T-Knife: Meat Knife from T-Bone Steak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS INSTRUCTABLE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS :)Hello dear friends, this is Filippo from Italy.Today I'm here with a question. What's the coolest thing you can do? Riding a dragon while guitar playing through Jupiter? Maybe.Destroying a missile with a single flying ki...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:49:57 PDT
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! http://www.instructables.com/id/BATTERY-RETROFIT-FOR-CORDLESS-TOOLS/
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/58PN/HWDRHI7R/F5G58PNHWDRHI7R.SMALL.jpg energysaver I own a newer 18-volt cordless combo (drill and flashlight). I also have an older 16.8-volt drill with two expired batteries. (We all know the high price of replacement batteries.) I had to ask myself a couple of questions: 1. Do I really want to do the "non-green thing" and send this good to...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:46:15 PDT