Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:40:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
DIY Reliable Low-Power Home Solar Backup Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/LCF3/HZEWQUJA/FU5LCF3HZEWQUJA.SMALL.jpg kiran_cyberpro Here is a highly reliable low-cost low-power home solar backup solution. You can use this as a renewable energy power source too. Since as long as you got abundant sunlight beyond what can be charged into the batteries you can use this power to charge your gadgets. It is so small and lightweight you...
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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/
Micro Desktop Shop Vacuum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/HDZU/HYY8KPLZ/FOXHDZUHYY8KPLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/HDZU/HYY8KPLZ/FOXHDZUHYY8KPLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/HDZU/HYY8KPLZ/FOXHDZUHYY8KPLZ.SMALL.jpg jason.burr.946 This is my first instructable so go easy on me. This outlines the project that I did but there is a lot of room for improvement and some of those ideas I present as I go along though I didn't have the time, materials, or tools to accomplish that. If you like the idea or it inspires you to improve on...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:46:15 PDT
Old Radio Android PC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Radio-Android-PC-Case/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 06:57:17 PDT
How to turn your old PC power into a lab generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-his-old-PC-power-into-a-lab-generator/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 03:30:14 PDT
Light-Up Minecraft Torch Using a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Minecraft-Torch-Using-a-Joule-Thief/
Light-Up Minecraft Torch Using a Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/250D/HW8CF61K/F39250DHW8CF61K.SMALL.jpg Teisha For everybody who’s ever wanted to make their own light-up Minecraft torch, and would like to play around with some fun electronics in the process, this Instructables project is for you! The electronics are explained well enough (and with links to everything needed) that somebody with absolutely zer...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:53:23 PDT
Construye un Vibrobot de Batalla (reutilizando basura plástica y metálica) http://www.instructables.com/id/Construye-un-Vibrobot-de-Batalla-reutilizando-basu/
Construye un Vibrobot de Batalla (reutilizando basura plástica y metálica) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/YBIL/HW44176W/FIIYBILHW44176W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/YBIL/HW44176W/FIIYBILHW44176W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/YBIL/HW44176W/FIIYBILHW44176W.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (Este instructivo está dedicado a mi esposa, Parvin, con amor! Vibrobots son lo máximo. Aún si no eres un genio de la robótica, puedes construir algo que se asemeje a un robot, con movimiento y personalidad. Pero aún así, no tienes por qué hacerlo de movimiento burdo. Este vibrobot (al que cariñosam...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 00:00:41 PDT
Antique Brass Blow Torch Accent Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Brass-Blow-Torch-Accent-Lamp/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 17:26:15 PDT
Automatic laser level made from an old Hard Disk Drive. http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-laser-level-made-from-an-old-Hard-Disk-D/
Automatic laser level made from an old Hard Disk Drive. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/X0CY/HVTFROP3/FJAX0CYHVTFROP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/X0CY/HVTFROP3/FJAX0CYHVTFROP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/X0CY/HVTFROP3/FJAX0CYHVTFROP3.SMALL.jpg crispndry I need a laser level, but I don't need one very often so dropping a few hundred on something I might use once in a while was just not going to happen. That still left me with out a laser level, and the only solution was to make one.So with nothing more than a few hand tools and some odds and ends fr...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 06:59:56 PDT
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-SOLAR-LAMP/
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SMALL.jpg deba168 I made this cardboard solar lamp for reusing the waste cardboard dumped in my dustbin.Through this instructables I try to aware people about the merit of reusing papers/cardboard and adverse effects of cutting tree.Features of my lamp :1. Solar charging : I choose this option to save energy and to p...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 10:16:48 PDT
gardenlighting http://www.instructables.com/id/gardenlighting/
gardenlighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/HGMD/HVNFJ5KO/F1FHGMDHVNFJ5KO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/HGMD/HVNFJ5KO/F1FHGMDHVNFJ5KO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/HGMD/HVNFJ5KO/F1FHGMDHVNFJ5KO.SMALL.jpg grimm37 If you want to build a recycling gardenlight, you only need the following items:1 canister 2.5 l for glass cleaner or car cooler liquids 1 lamp socket E 14 with energy-saving lamp 1 2-wire cable 1 junction box 1 Timberboard 20 cm x 3 cm about 200 cm long4 Woodscrews1 round wooden stick 15 mm Dia. 3...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:12:32 PDT
Solve the common problem of uncooled leather seat backs in the summer by reusing... http://www.instructables.com/id/Solve-the-common-problem-of-uncooled-leather-seat-/
Solve the common problem of uncooled leather seat backs in the summer by reusing... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HZQ1/HVKOHBS0/FEHHZQ1HVKOHBS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HZQ1/HVKOHBS0/FEHHZQ1HVKOHBS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HZQ1/HVKOHBS0/FEHHZQ1HVKOHBS0.SMALL.jpg 1 Infinite Loop I'm pretty sure a lot of you out there have uncooled leather seat backs in your vehicle.I currently enjoy the advantage of cooled leather in my BMW 745i, preventing my back from getting burned when i drive with a tank top or shirtless, and sweaty back when i drive with a shirt on. However, from 2005...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 10:33:13 PDT
Beer Tap Flow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Tap-Flow-Lamp/
Beer Tap Flow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/D3F2/HVGXLEFH/F2YD3F2HVGXLEFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/D3F2/HVGXLEFH/F2YD3F2HVGXLEFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/D3F2/HVGXLEFH/F2YD3F2HVGXLEFH.SMALL.jpg MisterM Fibre optic beer! This beer tap lamp gives a nice flow effect and cost less than £3 to make! Bits lying around I can never resist a bargain, and this lamp was built cheaply and easily with items I've not been able to resist at sales.First the colour-changing LED fibre optic lamp - you see a lot o...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:44:23 PDT
Mini Air Conditioner (A/C) from reused materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Air-Conditioner-AC-from-reused-materials/
Mini Air Conditioner (A/C) from reused materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PH3Q/HVGXMLBH/FFTPH3QHVGXMLBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PH3Q/HVGXMLBH/FFTPH3QHVGXMLBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PH3Q/HVGXMLBH/FFTPH3QHVGXMLBH.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi everyone , This is Sahas chitlange from india. Its Summer in india , and temperature increases to 40degree Celsius with frequent power cuts. so I thought of making a MINI AC that woud'nt take much of energy and would work on multiple power options. This MINI AC can be powered by three ways 1) Sol...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 04:20:42 PDT
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-Star-Jar-or-Portable-Night-Light-from-Old-W/
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SMALL.jpg Adalei I'm gonna be honest with you guys, I'm 24 years old and I still need a night light sometimes. I've had plenty of time to look into all sorts of lights, be it motion-controlled, light-sensitive, changeable brightness, etc., but none have had the charm or usefulness to suit my tastes. None of them are...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:32:42 PDT
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Rolled-Paper-Frame/
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame!This frame is visually stunning with lots of texture and pops of color!However...it's menace runs deeper.It was the most tedious and time consuming project I've ever wrangled my kids into doing.It all started like this. I had been planning this craft for a while...and my ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 18:13:36 PDT
DIY Stand to Pee http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stand-to-Pee/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 14:28:30 PDT
Make a Super Music system from a Old dead I Pod (with table lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Super-Music-system-from-a-Old-dead-I-Pod-wi/
Make a Super Music system from a Old dead I Pod (with table lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/944M/HV1KS1NQ/F2Q944MHV1KS1NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/944M/HV1KS1NQ/F2Q944MHV1KS1NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/944M/HV1KS1NQ/F2Q944MHV1KS1NQ.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hello everyone.This is Sahas chitlange aging 15 from INDIA . this is my instructable showing you how to create a super music system from a old dead I Pod. Every one loves music. And almost everyone would have pair of old dead I pods lying in the drawer . so why not reuse them to make a super music...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:48:10 PDT
DIY Bike Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Generator/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 14:34:51 PDT
The Lightbulb Snowglobe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lightbulb-Snowglobe/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 05:53:36 PDT