Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 02:58:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Three Handy Workbench Tools from HDD Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Handy-Workbench-Tools-from-HDD-Magnets/
Three Handy Workbench Tools from HDD Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/CTHF/ICMHL0LU/FFZCTHFICMHL0LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/CTHF/ICMHL0LU/FFZCTHFICMHL0LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/CTHF/ICMHL0LU/FFZCTHFICMHL0LU.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens The first time I took apart a hard drive I was amazed by the super strong magnets inside. They were mounted on steel plates with holes already drilled in them, just waiting to be re-purposed. Here's a few ways I've used these magnets on my workbench. A Simple Light Duty Magnetic Clamp All hard d...
By: Chuck Stephens

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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/
Teach an old flashlight a new trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WKQE/IBYX3XNO/F36WKQEIBYX3XNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WKQE/IBYX3XNO/F36WKQEIBYX3XNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WKQE/IBYX3XNO/F36WKQEIBYX3XNO.SMALL.jpg Instructomaker So you wake up at 3 in the morning and you groggily think to yourself “too much beer with the gang last night – I really gotta go”. You get up and stumble into the restroom and dread turning on the light – “Oh no, bright light, arrg, bright light”. There’s got to be another way that’s not so hostil...
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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/
Cute Cylinder Purse/Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WS18/IBL68HT2/F9SWS18IBL68HT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WS18/IBL68HT2/F9SWS18IBL68HT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/WS18/IBL68HT2/F9SWS18IBL68HT2.SMALL.jpg DawnN2 You can make this cute purse/tote from a used container that would otherwise go into the landfill. Plastic cylinder into cute purse If you or someone you know takes this fiber supplement you will have the main component for this project. The container for Meta-mucil is a perfect cylinder with a b...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:45:55 PDT
Water & Glue... Who Knew? http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Glue-Who-Knew/
Water & Glue... Who Knew? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/NW60/IBHSM9G2/FQINW60IBHSM9G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/NW60/IBHSM9G2/FQINW60IBHSM9G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/NW60/IBHSM9G2/FQINW60IBHSM9G2.SMALL.jpg Artsy Fartsy Cool and Unusual Uses for Two very Ordinary Things.This Instructable will save you money AND change the way you look at ordinary things around your house. Two Ordinary Items Mixing just two everyday ingredients, glue and water, you can make unlimited projects.Start with equal parts glue to water....
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:40:42 PDT
Robot Piggy Banks http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Piggy-Banks/
Robot Piggy Banks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make robot friend, not robot enemy. Make something to count on to keep your small change in one place. Save up for that arduino, used car or college. Reuse plastic containers to save your coins. Dress them up a bit. Make cool robot themed piggy banks for young savers. The ones I made are based on ...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:52:31 PDT
Turn old, dead battery into new emergency light and even more http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-old-dead-battery-into-emergency-light/
Turn old, dead battery into new emergency light and even more - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SMALL.jpg chelseabun Recycle is never getting old. It keep the world green and give old thing a new life. I love recycling, then I make new emergency light from a dead battery. Make the battery useable My dad gave me this dead battery after he replace his motorbike battery. This battery is 100% dead. When I connect a...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:35:00 PDT
Cyberpunk notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyberpunk-notebook/
Cyberpunk notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/R63V/IBC2KVK4/F9ZR63VIBC2KVK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/R63V/IBC2KVK4/F9ZR63VIBC2KVK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/R63V/IBC2KVK4/F9ZR63VIBC2KVK4.SMALL.jpg Moem Make a cheap, nasty notebook into a desirable object by adding some worthless trash, in this case: an old piece of circuit board. It's not hard, just follow the steps!These circuit boards are found inside computers and laptops and they make a wonderful, versatile material once you get all the compon...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:25:12 PDT
Spraying Bleach to Create Silhouette T-Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Spraying-Bleach-to-Create-Silhouette-T-Shirts/
Spraying Bleach to Create Silhouette T-Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/97WO/IBC1WZZ2/F8197WOIBC1WZZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/97WO/IBC1WZZ2/F8197WOIBC1WZZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/97WO/IBC1WZZ2/F8197WOIBC1WZZ2.SMALL.jpg CrystalClearCartoons I have way too many old t-shirts at my house. I was browsing Pinterest for ideas on how to reuse them, when I came across a picture of a cute little owl bleach-stained onto a brown t-shirt. Unfortunately, there was no tutorial for it. I searched for a couple hours, and I finally found a tutorial! Bu...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:37:08 PDT
Laptoprecycling-Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptoprecycling-Touchpad/
Laptoprecycling-Touchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/3AWX/IBC1XY3D/FUO3AWXIBC1XY3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/3AWX/IBC1XY3D/FUO3AWXIBC1XY3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/3AWX/IBC1XY3D/FUO3AWXIBC1XY3D.SMALL.jpg Gabse A monthago I posted an instructable over recycling a Laptop webcam (http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptoprecycling-Webcam/), three weeks ago I posted a second instructable over reusing the Bluetooth module of the Laptop (http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptoprecycling-Bluetooth/)now I’m back with t...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:39:19 PDT
1979 Bang & Olufsen Raspberry Pi Internet Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/1979-Bang-Olufsen-Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Radio/
1979 Bang & Olufsen Raspberry Pi Internet Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/A8R5/IB8PXKH5/FXDA8R5IB8PXKH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/A8R5/IB8PXKH5/FXDA8R5IB8PXKH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/A8R5/IB8PXKH5/FXDA8R5IB8PXKH5.SMALL.jpg MisterM This is a 1979 Bang & Olufsen Beocord 1500 cassette recorder that I've converted into a standalone Raspberry Pi internet radio. The analogue VU meters are driven by the Pi via a DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) circuit, with the current time, station and track displayed on an Adafruit negative RG...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:23:10 PDT
Reuse Pringles Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Pringles-Containers/
Reuse Pringles Containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/1QJH/IB4AH44R/FRY1QJHIB4AH44R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/1QJH/IB4AH44R/FRY1QJHIB4AH44R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/1QJH/IB4AH44R/FRY1QJHIB4AH44R.SMALL.jpg RuralAfrican Shop very easy tutorial and decorative too Step 1: What you will need. 1. Fabric of your choice2. Pringles container3. Mod Podge4. Glue gun5.Scissors6. Foam Brush Step 2: Make a pattern Make a pattern for the container and make sure it covers all over your pringles container. Step 3 Apply Mod Po...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:48:43 PDT
Bottle Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Chandelier/
Bottle Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/X3TB/IB49U8PW/F2YX3TBIB49U8PW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/X3TB/IB49U8PW/F2YX3TBIB49U8PW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/X3TB/IB49U8PW/F2YX3TBIB49U8PW.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I always wanted to make a chandelier with bottles, so I thought it was about time. I wanted to do something a bit different from the average, and decided I needed a new light feature on the back patio. Materials:Bottles (I ultimately used 21, but the number will vary based on the size of your tube.)...
By: Brooklyntonia

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:36:28 PDT
DIY Recycled Metal Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Recycled-Metal-Rose/
DIY Recycled Metal Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JDHO/IB0MGE82/FESJDHOIB0MGE82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JDHO/IB0MGE82/FESJDHOIB0MGE82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/JDHO/IB0MGE82/FESJDHOIB0MGE82.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Making flower from soft drink can isn't anything new, especially roses. I always loved the ones made out of coca-cola cans. Anyways, I decided to make rose out of drink cans. I found an-easy-to-trace template and gave it a try, you'll find that in the 'Flower Making Technique-1' step of this ible. A...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:20:37 PDT
Handmade Plexiglass Project Boxes from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Plexiglass-Project-Boxes-from-Scrap/
Handmade Plexiglass Project Boxes from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/HIZE/IAUWM8WI/F6RHIZEIAUWM8WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/HIZE/IAUWM8WI/F6RHIZEIAUWM8WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/HIZE/IAUWM8WI/F6RHIZEIAUWM8WI.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Ever since I stepped into the world of electronics 6 years ago I have always wanted to house my projects in good looking boxes. But the problem is the availability of boxes. The sizes are very limited and they are of poor quality. The good quality ones are very expensive. So i had a thought. WHY NOT...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:58:26 PDT
Pizza Box Turned Succulent Propagation Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Box-Turned-Succulent-Propagation-Planter/
Pizza Box Turned Succulent Propagation Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 If you are planning to propagate Succulents, then you will need a large shallow planter and a pizza box is a great (and FREE!) option. Buy Succulents First things first, you need to go out shopping. Head to your near by nursery and pick out some beautiful succulents. Once they are home, you can s...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:22:58 PDT
DIY Upcycled Skirt from 2 Men's Shirts - No Waste Tutorial by upmade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Upcycled-Skirt-from-2-Mens-Shirts-No-Waste-Tut/
DIY Upcycled Skirt from 2 Men's Shirts - No Waste Tutorial by upmade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/H9TE/IAWC9OIL/FYEH9TEIAWC9OIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/H9TE/IAWC9OIL/FYEH9TEIAWC9OIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/H9TE/IAWC9OIL/FYEH9TEIAWC9OIL.SMALL.jpg upmade People often give me materials that they think could be reused, and I'm always happy to accept them because it makes me eternally grateful that they thought twice before throwing them "away." I was given 6 men's shirts (size M) one day. Used, but still in great condition. I wasn't in a hurry to get ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:32:40 PDT
The Truly Secret Book http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Truly-Secret-Book/
The Truly Secret Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/DPLO/IATHYB1W/FGIDPLOIATHYB1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/DPLO/IATHYB1W/FGIDPLOIATHYB1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/DPLO/IATHYB1W/FGIDPLOIATHYB1W.SMALL.jpg Gregarious When I saw the hiding places contest I thought of many solutions. My favourite ever since I was a boy was the book with a secret compartment. I was going to make one when I saw that there are several such entries.I read each entry and saw that no one had created one like the one I made many years ag...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 18:08:31 PDT
Updated Desk with Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-Desk-with-Hidden-Storage/
Updated Desk with Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SMALL.jpg Cheapdiyproject Reuse an old secretary desk to be an electronic charging station. Find or buy an old desk. This poor desk might have been heading soon to the landfill, when I rescued it from a yard sale. She was having a serious mid-life crisis with lots of wear, and was suffering from a bad attempt at refinishi...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:00:00 PDT
DIY: Glass Bottle Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Bottle-Cutter/
DIY: Glass Bottle Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/4Q4S/IASCPPQG/F3D4Q4SIASCPPQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/4Q4S/IASCPPQG/F3D4Q4SIASCPPQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/4Q4S/IASCPPQG/F3D4Q4SIASCPPQG.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture Bottle cutting is a great way to recycle bottles. You can make custom presents like vases, drinking glasses, candle holders and many other things.Let's have a look at a simple way to make a bottle cutter. I varnished a piece of wood I had lying around. I cut off 2 pieces from a plastic pip...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:25:17 PDT
Make a keychain out of a dead/old hard drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-keychain-out-of-a-deadold-hard-drive/
Make a keychain out of a dead/old hard drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/9UHA/IAPATSC8/F3N9UHAIAPATSC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/9UHA/IAPATSC8/F3N9UHAIAPATSC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/9UHA/IAPATSC8/F3N9UHAIAPATSC8.SMALL.jpg jimmystyler With this simple guide i'm going to show you how to make a nice keychain out of the head of an old hard drive.The older are the hard drives (less then 120 GB) the better, since those hard drives had a thinner head then the recent ones, so they fit better as keychain: the bigger is the capacity of th...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 02:00:17 PDT
Travel Watercolor Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Watercolor-Set-1/
Travel Watercolor Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Traveling can be difficult for an artist. You want to carry so many art making supplies with you, it can often hinder your ability to travel light. This past summer, I went on a backpacking trip and had to stick to one bag. In order to do this, I created a tiny watercolor set for my small art kit. T...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:04:42 PDT
Altoid Hidey Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Hidey-Hole/
Altoid Hidey Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/AIIZ/IAPAEGVW/F1UAIIZIAPAEGVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/AIIZ/IAPAEGVW/F1UAIIZIAPAEGVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/AIIZ/IAPAEGVW/F1UAIIZIAPAEGVW.SMALL.jpg dlewisa Yes, another Altoid tin Instructable. And after this one, I'm making another. So suck it. In this one you can see how hide things around the house with one. What You Need An Altoid tin and magnets. Wow. Take out a loan if you need to. It's an expensive project. How It's Done I don't really nee...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:02:29 PDT
Make a Pot Scrubber from an Onion Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pot-Scrubber-from-an-Onion-Bag/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 15:26:10 PDT
Bottle-cap box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-cap-box/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:57:50 PDT
The Flying Gyro Stabilized VTOL Cardboard Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyro-Stabilized-VTOL-Cardboard-Box/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 00:11:42 PDT
Recycle Old Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Planters/
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By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:21:52 PDT
Milk top bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-top-bowl/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 05:35:23 PDT
Trash Bin to Designer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Bin-to-Designer-Lamp/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:43:32 PDT
Reusing Old PCB's http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Old-PCBs/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:58:47 PDT
Recycled Wine Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wine-Glasses/
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By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Thu, 21 May 2015 15:00:30 PDT
Milk carton wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-carton-wallet-1/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:33:02 PDT
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK http://www.instructables.com/id/REUSE-YOUR-OLD-LAPTOP-BATTERY-TO-MAKE-A-POWER-BANK/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 10:20:21 PDT
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pretty-Sardine-Can-Box/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:57 PDT
Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobo-Stove-1/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:37:57 PDT
Bike Generator Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Generator-Charging-Station/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 17:49:08 PDT
Project bike: Bike hangers and bottle openers from old bicycle frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-bike-Bike-hangers-and-bottle-openers-from-/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 11:59:50 PDT
Battery Eliminator from a recycled wall wart http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Eliminator-from-a-recycled-wall-wart/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 16:53:38 PDT
Adjustable Glass Bottle Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Glass-Bottle-Cutter/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:30:29 PDT
Wireless Guitar Distortion with a Cordless Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Guitar-Distortion-with-a-Cordless-Phone/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:11:16 PDT
HOW TO: Use Old CDs for Mosaic Craft Projects - DIY Kitchen Backsplash Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-Use-Old-CDs-for-Mosaic-Craft-Projects-DIY-K/
HOW TO: Use Old CDs for Mosaic Craft Projects - DIY Kitchen Backsplash Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/YLNE/I8FQSBTQ/FYVYLNEI8FQSBTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/YLNE/I8FQSBTQ/FYVYLNEI8FQSBTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/YLNE/I8FQSBTQ/FYVYLNEI8FQSBTQ.SMALL.jpg upmade This instructable goes into detail about how we (my partner Renier and I) created a mosaic backsplash using CDs and the tips and tricks we learned along the way.The backsplash is truly impressive. When light shines on it, it creates beautiful colorful light shows that change depending on where you ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:40:39 PDT
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Plastic-Bags-Into-Usable-Plastic-Sheets/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:07:14 PDT
Make Your Own Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Plastic/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:03:30 PDT
How to open a light bulb without breaking it http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-open-a-light-bulb-without-breaking-it/
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By: Electrospark

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:05:47 PDT