Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - reuse - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Jul 2015 06:00:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Water & Glue... Who Knew? http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Glue-Who-Knew/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:40:42 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/
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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/
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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
No-Sew Bandana & Recycled Jean Table Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Bandana-Recycled-Jean-Table-Cloth/
No-Sew Bandana & Recycled Jean Table Cloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/OTZH/HX1W3XF5/F9LOTZHHX1W3XF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/OTZH/HX1W3XF5/F9LOTZHHX1W3XF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/OTZH/HX1W3XF5/F9LOTZHHX1W3XF5.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts A project that has been in the works for over a year, I challenged myself to make this tablecloth from a photo that took me to a broken link from an email. I absolutely love it and it was both a labor of love and joy, as I know I am going to cherish bringing it out for picnics and park functions for...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:46:13 PDT
1979 Bang & Olufsen Raspberry Pi Internet Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/1979-Bang-Olufsen-Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Radio/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:23:10 PDT
Bottle Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Chandelier/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:25:17 PDT
Travel Watercolor Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Watercolor-Set-1/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:04:42 PDT
Altoid Hidey Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Hidey-Hole/
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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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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/
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SMALL.jpg deba168 Few months ago my Dell laptop battery did not work.Whenever I unplug it from main AC supply,the laptop switched off immediately.After few days of frustration, I replaced the battery and kept the dead one (as per my laptop message) for tinkering.I was curious what I would find inside it.Then I go thr...
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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-/
Project bike: Bike hangers and bottle openers from old bicycle frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1VE7/I99R1LF2/FEZ1VE7I99R1LF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1VE7/I99R1LF2/FEZ1VE7I99R1LF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1VE7/I99R1LF2/FEZ1VE7I99R1LF2.SMALL.jpg Raitis Some time ago I firmly decided that it's about time for me to return to riding bikes the way I like it most - fast and in the forests. The only minor issue is that I don't have one suited for this kind of riding nor do I have anything to spend on getting one. Then it struck me. Why don't I take some...
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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/
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Plastic bags are something that we all have lying around. Most of these bags can be recycled. You can even recycle them yourself at home. In this project I am going to show you how to fuse plastic bags together to make thick sheets of plastic that you can use in your craft projects. Watch the Vid...
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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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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:05:47 PDT
Enjoy a nice cup of kite powered tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Enjoy-a-nice-cup-of-kite-powered-tea/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 17:35:53 PDT
Turn an old end table into a cigar humidor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-end-table-into-a-cigar-humidor/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:56:09 PDT
Recycle Old PVC Into Flat Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-PVC-Into-Flat-Sheets/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:22:18 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Subwoofer Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Subwoofer-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:22:38 PDT
Pallet Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffee-Machine/
Pallet Coffee Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/YLMD/I6XIQMEH/FFMYLMDI6XIQMEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/YLMD/I6XIQMEH/FFMYLMDI6XIQMEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/YLMD/I6XIQMEH/FFMYLMDI6XIQMEH.SMALL.jpg IamWe This is a project of creative reuse, upcycling or repurposing. Breaking down my coffee pad machine, and separate the housing from it's essential parts, is a revelation. My first impression; so much plastic housing and just a few parts machine. Why not showing the machine in it's real shape in this p...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:03:20 PST
solar lens from TV http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-lens-from-TV/
solar lens from TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/VEDF/I6RSMJSY/FR9VEDFI6RSMJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/VEDF/I6RSMJSY/FR9VEDFI6RSMJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/VEDF/I6RSMJSY/FR9VEDFI6RSMJSY.SMALL.jpg aleutianwind This Instructable is about a lens out of an old TV that I found in a thrift store. I have seen Instructables like this on line and wanted to test it out. It works very well. I found a TV lens in a thrift store and an old quilting frame in another one. used some duct tape to hold it on. I set...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:14:20 PST
Flashlight batteries from laptop battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-batteries-from-laptop-battery/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 03:33:34 PST
How to put that old computer to use. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-that-old-computer-to-use/
How to put that old computer to use. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/YDMD/FU54REAR/FAJYDMDFU54REAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/YDMD/FU54REAR/FAJYDMDFU54REAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/YDMD/FU54REAR/FAJYDMDFU54REAR.SMALL.jpg dla888 WAIT! Don't throw out that old laptop or desktop. You can give them a new lease on life. Just take a look at my Instructable. Tools you will need Well as with most instructables you'll need some tools. I used: A screwdriver torx screwdrivers and a pliers Give it to the kids Are you tired o...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2009 21:11:34 PDT
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-22-display-into-a-light-box/
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SMALL.jpg fefesplace Do you have a broken display at home? Need a new light?!Reuse the back light of your broken display!I had a Samsung 22" panel, LCD was broken, so I decided to transform it into a light source.First steps are simple: open the display, get the display panel out of the plastic, and remove the LCD. (sor...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:12:06 PST
SUN AND WIND ENERGY CONVERTED WITH OLD RECYCLED JUNK http://www.instructables.com/id/SUN-AND-WIND-ENERGY-CONVERTED-WITH-OLD-RECYCLED-JU/
SUN AND WIND ENERGY CONVERTED WITH OLD RECYCLED JUNK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/2C2R/I64XHYRX/F1W2C2RI64XHYRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/2C2R/I64XHYRX/F1W2C2RI64XHYRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/2C2R/I64XHYRX/F1W2C2RI64XHYRX.SMALL.jpg mistic Make outdoor scintilating rotating night lights enjoyed in patios or gardens using old pop bottles and discarded solar lights. This do it your self project is fun and low cost as well as easy to make. You will get rid of some of your old beverage bottles too.Recycling of solar lights that are not...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:00:19 PST
Ranger Bands (Rubber Bands on Steroids) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ranger-Bands-Rubber-Bands-on-Steroids/
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Fri, 25 Jun 2010 18:52:28 PDT