Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 11:46:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap DIY Hot Tub Jacuzzi http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Hot-Tub-Jacuzzi/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:49:37 PDT
How to make use of stuff from a broken printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-use-of-stuff-from-a-broken-printer/
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 13:01:38 PST
Paper Bag Flooring Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bag-Flooring-Instructions/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 19:49:50 PDT
How to make a drawstring backpack out of a t-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-drawstring-backpack-out-of-a-t-shirt/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 11:02:07 PDT
DIY baby swampy (small evaporative cooler) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-baby-swampy-small-evaporative-cooler/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:57:05 PDT
Reuse Parts of an Energy Saving Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Parts-of-an-Energy-Saving-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 08:58:35 PDT
How to Cut Bottles in Half (Lengthwise) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Bottles-in-Half-Lengthwise/
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By: ShakeTheFuture

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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 13:49:27 PST
Newspaper Vase- Twist Weave http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Vase-Twist-Weave/
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 07:26:31 PDT
Flat Bottom - Light Bulb Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Bottom-Light-Bulb-Vase/
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By: ShakeTheFuture

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:02:32 PST
Refill MONT BLANC Refills by boiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-MONT-BLANC-Refills-by-boiling/
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Tue, 4 Dec 2007 05:01:48 PST
Ti-84 Basic Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Ti-84-Basic-Disassembly/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 21:59:46 PST
How to connect two phones at home for an intercom or for children amusement http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-two-phones-at-home-for-an-intercom-/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 20:41:26 PDT
Very easy to make Pencil / Pen Holder Using Papier Mache. http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-easy-to-make-Pencil-Pen-Holder-Using-Papier-M/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 05:26:47 PDT
Power your Bathroom by Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Your-Bathroom-by-Water-Tap/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 03:05:08 PST
How To Make A Audio CD player From Old Cdrom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Audio-CD-player-From-Old-Cdrom/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2010 01:11:06 PST
How to Re-upholster Chairs Using a Staple Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-upholster-Chairs-Using-a-Staple-Gun/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:10:55 PDT
How to make a doormat out of recycled ROPE! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-doormat-out-of-ROPE/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 20:13:03 PST
Balloon Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Powered-Car/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 19:40:03 PDT
Iphone Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Cable-Repair/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:13:07 PST
How To Break Off The Bottom Of A Glass Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Break-Off-The-Bottom-Of-A-Glass-Bottle/
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:56:01 PDT
Sustainable Safari Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sustainable-Safari-Trophy/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:25:33 PST
Showerloop http://www.instructables.com/id/Showerloop/
Showerloop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/72EB/IJN7EWXG/FIY72EBIJN7EWXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/72EB/IJN7EWXG/FIY72EBIJN7EWXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/72EB/IJN7EWXG/FIY72EBIJN7EWXG.SMALL.jpg Showerloop Showerloop is a water filtration and purification system that recycles shower water in real time allowing you to shower with hot water for a long time but only use 10 liters of water per shower (normal shower = ~6-10l/min) and a fraction of the energy (around one tenth) compared to a normal shower. ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:29:42 PST
DIY Dual Monitor Stand for Less than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dual-Monitor-Stand-for-Less-Than-10/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:35 PST
Semi-Transparent window display http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Transparent-Window-Display/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:28:42 PST
Repair Leaked Water Dancing Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Water-Dancing-Speakers/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:44:09 PDT
The Simple water purification System. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-water-purification-System/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 10:17:03 PDT
Three Ways to Dismantle Pallets to Obtain Free Wood for Carpentry, Woodworking and Crafts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Ways-to-Dismantle-Pallets-to-Obtain-Free-Woo/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 06:48:29 PDT
Run HDD spindle motor using IC 555 + 4017 + L293D http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-HDD-spindle-motor-using-IC-555-4017-L293D/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 02:55:38 PDT
Make a Mobile Antenna to Listen to FM Radio without Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mobile-Antenna-to-Listen-to-FM-Radio-withou/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 11:21:35 PDT
What can you do with an old TV? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-can-you-do-with-an-old-TV/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:52:47 PDT
How to fix a pop'ed nike air bubble http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-poped-nike-air-bubble/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:45:49 PDT
Make a Kumihimo Disk Out of a CD http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kumihimo-Disk-Out-of-a-CD/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:30:18 PDT
How To Make Post It Notes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Post-It-Notes/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 00:44:04 PST
Salvaging parts from burnt out mini-fluorescent lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaging-parts-from-burnt-out-mini-fluorescent-la/
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 06:51:16 PDT
How to make a fabric roller shade using repurposed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fabric-roller-shade-using-repurposed/
How to make a fabric roller shade using repurposed materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/7G55/GJ7MGZ0Q/FQE7G55GJ7MGZ0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/7G55/GJ7MGZ0Q/FQE7G55GJ7MGZ0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/7G55/GJ7MGZ0Q/FQE7G55GJ7MGZ0Q.SMALL.jpg linzmicaela Upon moving into our new home, I discovered old yellowed vinyl roller shades on all the windows. My first instinct was to tear them all off... but then what? We needed window coverings. I looked online and went to the local blind stores. Window coverings are expensive!! Wait... wait don't throw tho...
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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 08:34:29 PST
Make a Glass Bottle Cutter & How to Cut Wine Bottles for Cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glass-Bottle-Cutter-How-to-Cut-Wine-Bottl/
Make a Glass Bottle Cutter & How to Cut Wine Bottles for Cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VC5T/HH2VZXZ0/FQ7VC5THH2VZXZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VC5T/HH2VZXZ0/FQ7VC5THH2VZXZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VC5T/HH2VZXZ0/FQ7VC5THH2VZXZ0.SMALL.jpg artsman23 This video shows you how to cut glass bottles (the right way) such as wine bottles from a DIY glass bottle cutter. I have also included plans which shows you how to make this exact same wine bottle cutter here: http://www.glassetchingsecrets.com/blog/home-made-bottle-cutter/ The plans are listed at...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 20:41:36 PDT
Remove Silver Backing from a Mirror (To clear glass, not an Antique Mirror Instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Silver-Backing-from-a-Mirror-To-clear-glas/
Remove Silver Backing from a Mirror (To clear glass, not an Antique Mirror Instructable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/4G6B/GITHPVHD/FXC4G6BGITHPVHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/4G6B/GITHPVHD/FXC4G6BGITHPVHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/4G6B/GITHPVHD/FXC4G6BGITHPVHD.SMALL.jpg e.p From what I've gathered, most mirrors are layered in the following manner: a) glass b) a coat of silver c) a coat of copper paint d) a coat of base paint *You will need the following materials: 1. Plastic scraper (plastic putty knife will work) 2. Steel Wool (Grade 0, 00, 000, or 0000...I used Gra...
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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:58:19 PST
How to refill HP ink cartridges in two minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refill-HP-ink-cartridges-in-two-minutes/
How to refill HP ink cartridges in two minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BPKQ/GJQEMC5M/FR7BPKQGJQEMC5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BPKQ/GJQEMC5M/FR7BPKQGJQEMC5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BPKQ/GJQEMC5M/FR7BPKQGJQEMC5M.SMALL.jpg gm79jf How to refill HP 21 27 56 inkjet printer cart in less than two minutes. For more detailed info, check my blog: http://refillhp.blogspot.com/
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 08:23:29 PST
How to Recycle a Coconut Shell into a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-a-Coconut-Shell-into-a-Bowl/
How to Recycle a Coconut Shell into a Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/4SS3/H045ZGAO/FQJ4SS3H045ZGAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/4SS3/H045ZGAO/FQJ4SS3H045ZGAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/4SS3/H045ZGAO/FQJ4SS3H045ZGAO.SMALL.jpg marzycielka This is my (very similar) take on goldenbacon's coconut bowl tutorial, the main differences being that I used waterproofing lacquer I made myself rather than a spray-on waterproofer, and that I went into far more detail about each of the steps. I also adapted a trick for getting the meat out of the ...
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:59:13 PDT
ScrapPi - Upcycled Media Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/ScrapPi-Upcycled-Media-Hub/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:22:57 PDT
Pulling apart a desktop hard drive to get rare earth magnets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulling-apart-a-desktop-hard-drive-to-get-rare-ear/
Pulling apart a desktop hard drive to get rare earth magnets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SMALL.jpg idiotjohn In this instructable I will show you the steps to take apart a computer hard drive and get the rare earth magnets from it. What you'll need... 1. A hard drive 2. Appropriate screwdrivers Pretty simple, eh? Firstly you will need a hard drive. Hard drives can be found most everywhere. In Austra...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 02:57:31 PDT
How to build a 24V Power Supply from 2 ATX PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-ATX-PSU-One-juiced-24-V-DC-PSU/
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Wed, 25 May 2011 13:56:46 PDT
Making A Fridge Compressor Into A Vacuum Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Fridge-Compressor-Into-A-Vacuum-Pump/
Making A Fridge Compressor Into A Vacuum Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TK8A/FVIPVIF3/FA6TK8AFVIPVIF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TK8A/FVIPVIF3/FA6TK8AFVIPVIF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TK8A/FVIPVIF3/FA6TK8AFVIPVIF3.SMALL.jpg strmrnnr I have wanted a vacuum pump for some time, but I refuse to pay the price for a new one that looks of sufficient strength and duty that I imagine I need. I have read in different forums about the making of a vacuum pump from a fridge compressor, but with the mixed reviews I was reading I was a hesit...
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Wed, 6 May 2009 08:59:16 PDT
How to Make a Secret Hollow Book http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Secret-Hollow-Book/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:15:25 PDT
Recycle old PCB components http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-old-PCB-components/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:59:09 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Popsicle Stick Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wooden-Popsicle-Stick-Ship/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:35:58 PST
Telecom Time Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Telecom-Time-Machine/
Telecom Time Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/8QPR/IE7JCMB2/F398QPRIE7JCMB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/8QPR/IE7JCMB2/F398QPRIE7JCMB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/8QPR/IE7JCMB2/F398QPRIE7JCMB2.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs In our shop it is tradition for the first step of any good plan to be "Build a Time Machine". If you have a time machine you can do the rest of the steps in any order, measure once and cut twice, have your future self hold a nail for you to hammer in, or go back to convince yourself that the whole ...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 19:23:56 PDT
Save (a Little) Water with a 3D Printed Toilet Sink! http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-a-Little-Water-with-a-3D-Printed-Toilet-Sink/
Save (a Little) Water with a 3D Printed Toilet Sink! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/PWBH/IECNFQ7V/FGVPWBHIECNFQ7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/PWBH/IECNFQ7V/FGVPWBHIECNFQ7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/PWBH/IECNFQ7V/FGVPWBHIECNFQ7V.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike Not long ago I saw an instructable on hacking a toilet for free water and I wanted to see if I could make my own version using my 3D printer. In summary, a 'toilet sink' is just a simple plumbing hack that lets you wash your hands with the fresh water a toilet uses to flush. In this way it can reduc...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 15:29:32 PDT
Hacking Camcorder CRT Viewfinders http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Camcorder-CRT-Viewfinders/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:34:18 PDT
Old Radio Transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Radio-Transformation/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:21:54 PDT