Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 15:59:24 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
Balloon Powered Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y8FG/GLWR20OV/FPGY8FGGLWR20OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y8FG/GLWR20OV/FPGY8FGGLWR20OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/Y8FG/GLWR20OV/FPGY8FGGLWR20OV.SMALL.jpg cheeriokate An easy science experiment/ craft project for anyone to enjoy. The ingredients are: A long thin twig that can fit inside of a straw (about 6-8 inches long) 2 straws 4 water bottle tops that are easily pierced A toothpaste box, a soap box, or a water bottle 1 Balloon Plenty of strong tape Ingre...
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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/
Sustainable Safari Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PTTZ/IJUCRNHN/F9FPTTZIJUCRNHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PTTZ/IJUCRNHN/F9FPTTZIJUCRNHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PTTZ/IJUCRNHN/F9FPTTZIJUCRNHN.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Flowalistik, a young Argentinian designer well known for his low poly 3D printable designs, was part of le FabShop's Artist in residence program from October 2015 to January 2016. During his three months at our FabClub in Paris, he learned a new tool: the laser cutter! As a final project for his res...
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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/
Repair Leaked Water Dancing Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/O4WV/I0UTP72E/FQ3O4WVI0UTP72E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/O4WV/I0UTP72E/FQ3O4WVI0UTP72E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/O4WV/I0UTP72E/FQ3O4WVI0UTP72E.SMALL.jpg CRAZYFA Hi, this is my first ible! I bought these Water Dancing Speakers a year ago, and they worked great. But for some reason, one of the speakers broke, and the water inside it was emptied. I checked online for a solution but found no threads or instructions on how to repair them. So, if you're like me, ...
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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/
Three Ways to Dismantle Pallets to Obtain Free Wood for Carpentry, Woodworking and Crafts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/DSPH/H0A002JN/FBGDSPHH0A002JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/DSPH/H0A002JN/FBGDSPHH0A002JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/DSPH/H0A002JN/FBGDSPHH0A002JN.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Showing the tools and steps needed for the safe dismantling of discarded wooden pallets to obtain useable wood. The film also shows some of the items made by me using this recuperated material. http://thegreenlever.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-collect-pallets.html Music Link: http://www.archive.org/d...
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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/
Run HDD spindle motor using IC 555 + 4017 + L293D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/COEY/HMEXWJ9A/FP8COEYHMEXWJ9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/COEY/HMEXWJ9A/FP8COEYHMEXWJ9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/COEY/HMEXWJ9A/FP8COEYHMEXWJ9A.SMALL.jpg hrishi_p Hello All, Here I have tried to run the hard disk with IC 555 and IC 4017 and motor controller IC L293D The idea is simple , Hard disk motor requires 3 shifted pulses to run.You can get information about the stepper motor and running machanism in some other article of instructible. Requirement   - 1...
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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/
Make a Mobile Antenna to Listen to FM Radio without Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/VLNW/I0RYTC05/FILVLNWI0RYTC05.SMALL.jpg MansehejS Listening to FM Radio on our Mobile Phones Always needs headphones. And especially indoors, the reception can be quite bad. So here's how to build a Simple Antenna to listen to radio without headphones. As a benefit, they also greatly improve reception indoors. Get the materials You will need:An ...
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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/
What can you do with an old TV? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IPG1/H174KLKH/FX2IPG1H174KLKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IPG1/H174KLKH/FX2IPG1H174KLKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IPG1/H174KLKH/FX2IPG1H174KLKH.SMALL.jpg person% In this Instructable I will show you several easy ways to recycle and reuse the expensive components inside a TV. There is the PCB (not very useful), a lot of inductors, one or more transformers, a TON of magnetic wire (continuous and insulated), a screen (can’t use either) and heaps of components o...
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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
How to save a dry highlighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-save-a-dry-highlighter/
How to save a dry highlighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/MWXQ/HLJUKCVD/FBZMWXQHLJUKCVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/MWXQ/HLJUKCVD/FBZMWXQHLJUKCVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/MWXQ/HLJUKCVD/FBZMWXQHLJUKCVD.SMALL.jpg julienrl Highlighters, whether new or old, sometimes become dry. You know them, screeching on the paper, barely doing anything. Today I will show you a very simple way to save your highlighter! Step 1 - notice your highlighter is on the Fritz Easy enough, you get annoying results like these: Setp 2- sav...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:19:13 PDT
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/
ScrapPi - Upcycled Media Hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/D816/IF2WLR2B/FP2D816IF2WLR2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/D816/IF2WLR2B/FP2D816IF2WLR2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/D816/IF2WLR2B/FP2D816IF2WLR2B.SMALL.jpg technovative Figured it was 'bout time I did something with the Raspberry Pi Gen 1 model B that I bought a couple of years ago. I decided to make a multimedia hub with it, and mostly re-purposed parts form other scrapped or unused devices. Thus the ScrapPi was born. What Features do I Want? A good first step...
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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/
How to build a 24V Power Supply from 2 ATX PSU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/6OZ7/GO5IHLLF/FM16OZ7GO5IHLLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/6OZ7/GO5IHLLF/FM16OZ7GO5IHLLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/6OZ7/GO5IHLLF/FM16OZ7GO5IHLLF.SMALL.jpg Zilver Two ATX PSU = One juiced DIY 24 Volt DC Power Supply Before we get going, i have to make it clear that this is by no means the safest solution, and that might even be and under estimation. I am no expert, and copying my steps is at your own cost. If you are in doubt don't try it. Introduction: T...
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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/
How to Make a Secret Hollow Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PNLQ/H0KL0VVB/FD6PNLQH0KL0VVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PNLQ/H0KL0VVB/FD6PNLQH0KL0VVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PNLQ/H0KL0VVB/FD6PNLQH0KL0VVB.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have some really nice pearls, yet no place to keep them safe.  Then I saw this (http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Hollow-Book) on Wiki How.  Yes, the perfect idea.  I went to the “Book Store” at our local library.  They sale used library book there, $1.00 of hard bound and 25¢ for paper backs. Since...
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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/
How to Build a Wooden Popsicle Stick Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/JMHE/HCV8NNP4/F7LJMHEHCV8NNP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/JMHE/HCV8NNP4/F7LJMHEHCV8NNP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/JMHE/HCV8NNP4/F7LJMHEHCV8NNP4.SMALL.jpg owlswarder Our oldest recently was tasked with a family project to build a model of one of the three ships that sailed with Columbus when he discovered the New World.  As luck would have it, she chose to build the Nina over the Pinta or the Santa Maria.  Why lucky?  Because the Nina was not only the smallest o...
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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/
Hacking Camcorder CRT Viewfinders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/U6DY/IDZSFS9J/F35U6DYIDZSFS9J.SMALL.jpg devicemodder This Instructable will teach you how to identify, hack and use an old camcorder CRT viewfinder without the use of a service manual as those can be hard to come by (especially for older cameras). These little tubes are great for things like Heads Up Displays (HUDs) eg, wearable computers, and many ot...
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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
How to Recycle Old Laptop Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-Laptop-Battery/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:19:44 PDT
Reframe: turn old iPhones into wall clock or wall art! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reframe-turn-old-iPhones-into-wall-clock-or-wall-a/
Reframe: turn old iPhones into wall clock or wall art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/XTHD/ID5S7P1G/FGVXTHDID5S7P1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/XTHD/ID5S7P1G/FGVXTHDID5S7P1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/XTHD/ID5S7P1G/FGVXTHDID5S7P1G.SMALL.jpg purincess Do you have an old functional iPhone that’s sitting around collecting dust? It’s a completely functional super-advanced mini-computer with a wonderful screen, speakers, microphones, and a ton of sensors built in. I set out to find an elegant way to repurpose them, and one solution I found is this: b...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:40:45 PDT
Fix a dyson vacuum hose http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-dyson-vacuum-hose/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2010 21:05:18 PST
How to make Incense sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Incense-sticks/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:22:56 PST
Three Handy Workbench Tools from HDD Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Handy-Workbench-Tools-from-HDD-Magnets/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:14:49 PDT
Matchwork tins and boxes. http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchwork-tins-and-boxes/
Matchwork tins and boxes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/87UH/IC8X1RIH/FY387UHIC8X1RIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/87UH/IC8X1RIH/FY387UHIC8X1RIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/87UH/IC8X1RIH/FY387UHIC8X1RIH.SMALL.jpg Nostalgic Guy The first part of this 'ible shows some completed projects just to show off some of my tins & boxes, the second part is a step by step set of instructions for two fairly simple tins made on request.A year ago this week my creative life stalled, a split from my partner and the resulting change of hom...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 06:11:26 PDT
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Rustic-Cooler-From-Broken-Refrigerator-and/
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this instructable I'll be showing you how to turn an old broken refrigerator into an awesome rustic cooler, great for parties, bonfires, and all of types of outdoor festivities. This project is easy to tackle and best of all it doesn't cost a lot to build as most of the materials are recycled or...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:52:31 PDT
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack-for-Quadcopter-recycling-18650-ce/
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Old laptop cells can hold a charge long after your laptop goes kaput. Here's how to recycle those cells to make a general-purpose battery pack!This battery pack is good for things like RC planes, quadcopters, FPV, and more (if your cells have the correct C rating)! It has a nominal voltage of 11.1v ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:39:27 PDT
Teach an old flashlight a new trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-an-old-flashlight-a-new-trick/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:48:42 PDT
How To Properly Reuse A Plastic Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Properly-Reuse-A-Plastic-Bottle/
How To Properly Reuse A Plastic Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2OE0/IC0VDTTR/F1D2OE0IC0VDTTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2OE0/IC0VDTTR/F1D2OE0IC0VDTTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2OE0/IC0VDTTR/F1D2OE0IC0VDTTR.SMALL.jpg amy_rotfl So today I was playing around and I needed some plastic. And luckily I bumped into this plastic bottle. So I went to my electronics desk and started playing around with it then I got plastic! These are actually good for protecting and decorating wood, especially when you paint them... It can even pr...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:51:36 PDT
Sofia's House http://www.instructables.com/id/Sofias-House/
Sofia's House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SMALL.jpg Diogo Granato Sofia's House was the project that made me realize that it was possible to do much more by my self. It was my first big DIY project. Making the frame the only wood that I bought was to do the frame. It was important to have a strong and resistant frame. Roof After making the frame I bought...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:55:20 PDT
CamelBak Gone GoPro Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/CamelBak-Gone-GoPro-Mount/
CamelBak Gone GoPro Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/RRJT/IBOWYRNI/FN2RRJTIBOWYRNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/RRJT/IBOWYRNI/FN2RRJTIBOWYRNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/RRJT/IBOWYRNI/FN2RRJTIBOWYRNI.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign This over the shoulder mount is perfect for a GoPro and an old unused Camelbak or other hydration pack. These unused items became a very useful rig...with storage!! It also keeps my head in the shot to prevent the footage from appearing too shaky from my steps. This is great for indie film makers! I...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:05:55 PDT
Edison Hurricane Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Hurricane-Lamp/
Edison Hurricane Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/ROCH/IBM21N71/FEVROCHIBM21N71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/ROCH/IBM21N71/FEVROCHIBM21N71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/ROCH/IBM21N71/FEVROCHIBM21N71.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Was wandering around Asda with my wife, positively enthralled and beside myself at getting to go food shopping (I have to put that in case she reads this !).In the hardware/homewares I spotted a nice looking Hurricane lamp, and thought that would look so cool with a very simple addition, and the end...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 04:57:41 PDT
Cute Cylinder Purse/Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Cylinder-PurseTote/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:45:55 PDT