Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - green http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:14:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arizona Green Tea Nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Arizona-Green-Tea-Nails/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:40 PDT
Clean Leeks Properly http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-Clean-Leeks/
Clean Leeks Properly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Clean your leeks easily and efficiently by following this simple step by step Instructable. Leeks, a member of the onion/garlic family, are a delicious addition to most meals and a common base flavor in stocks. Leeks are grown and used primarily for their creamy tender white base, which is produced...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:26:33 PDT
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dusting-Cloths/
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy homemade and chemical free way to clean and dust your home.  Dust is everywhere, sometimes most noticeably in our own homes. This can be especially tricky for people with allergies or respiratory problems. The cleaning product market is saturated with sprays, soaps, and tools to help you cl...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:47:15 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Wait .. Diapers?  How do those help your plants?  Trust me, it's probably not what you're thinking. Watch the Video! NOTE:  The results, depictions and claims portrayed in this video are based on the limited experiences I had to test ideas prior to production.  All information is belie...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
Hexafish rainbow loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexafish-rainbow-loom-1/
Hexafish rainbow loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/PWR9/HTOUIZ7H/F6RPWR9HTOUIZ7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/PWR9/HTOUIZ7H/F6RPWR9HTOUIZ7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/PWR9/HTOUIZ7H/F6RPWR9HTOUIZ7H.SMALL.jpg Dudespie I will be using cray-Z-loom, any other loom works, be sure to have a lot of time on your hands when making this bracelet. Takes 6 pins. What you need For this activity, you will need a loom, a hook, and a LOT of rubber bands Placing the bands You will need 6 pins, place rubber bands around...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:02:19 PDT
Double Cross Fishtail using cray-Z-loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Cross-Fishtail-using-cray-Z-loom/
Double Cross Fishtail using cray-Z-loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/3EFZ/HTNO6FZI/FNQ3EFZHTNO6FZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/3EFZ/HTNO6FZI/FNQ3EFZHTNO6FZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/3EFZ/HTNO6FZI/FNQ3EFZHTNO6FZI.SMALL.jpg Dudespie I will be using the cray-Z-loom today, but any other loom works too.. Take your first color of rubber bands sorry if the pic is upside down Place your first color anywhere on the loom in a crazy eight sorry if it's upside down Then take your next color Place your next color diagonally...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 07:44:05 PDT
Self watering bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-bin/
Self watering bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SMALL.jpg gessus Intro: Everyone knows the problem. You come back from vacation but when you arrive at home you already see it. All your plants are withered. The only solution you know is to call your neighbours for help before you leave on vacation but who has the time to do that when you're packing all your bags?...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:38:10 PDT
LARGE, EASY TO BUILD WORM COMPOSTER http://www.instructables.com/id/LARGE-EASY-TO-BUILD-WORM-COMPOSTER/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:51:03 PDT
Homemade Air Freshener http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-Freshener-1/
Homemade Air Freshener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Although reaching for that shiny Glade air freshener is an easy way to cover up odors, or scent the air in your home, most commercial scent products are full of chemicals that contribute to unhealthy indoor air and often just mask an underlying problem. As a result, I'm a big fan of natural, homem...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:09:17 PDT
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style http://www.instructables.com/id/Guerrilla-Gardening-the-bombing-way/
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SMALL.jpg bricobart Imagine you're driving through the urban jungle. You're living your life, trying to do what's right and while you're eating miles and avoiding crossing skaters, elderly persons, dogs and raccoons you see all those monotonous roundabouts, roadsides & abandoned spaces. Sometimes they're planted with t...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:34:36 PDT
Thingall Solar car http://www.instructables.com/id/Thingall-Solar-car/
Thingall Solar car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/F44Q/HTBIOBBP/FZPF44QHTBIOBBP.SMALL.jpg WELL-MADE-ROBOTS This is the thingall solar car a small model racer made from resin and fibre glass and this is how to make it  You will need 1.Plaster 2.sand Paper(crewed and fine)  3.craft knife 4. modelling rubber 5. resin 6. fibre glass mat  7.gearbox and wheels 8. Under coat (2 colours) 9. top coat paint (Br...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:35:54 PDT
Wallet from fused plastic bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-from-fused-plastic-bags/
Wallet from fused plastic bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo If you are anything like me, when you go shopping and that store has a particularly neat looking plastic bag, you save it in hopes of finding something cool to do with it eventually. Without further ado, lets get started on this. The things you will need are as follows: Several plastic bags (In my ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:47:59 PDT
Cheap and Easy Hydroponic Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Hydroponic-Herb-Garden/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:44:32 PDT
Amazing Avocado Fries http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Avocado-Fries/
Amazing Avocado Fries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/H4H4/HT5CSEYN/FOFH4H4HT5CSEYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/H4H4/HT5CSEYN/FOFH4H4HT5CSEYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/H4H4/HT5CSEYN/FOFH4H4HT5CSEYN.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie A fun new way to eat amazing and delicious avocados. As if you need another excuse right? Well, that's what I thought too.... Avocados are nature's butter and a super food. They are creamy source of natural healthy fats with a side of vitamin C, fiber, and potassium--just to name a few. They are gr...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:46:31 PDT
Green Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Screen-1/
Green Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/71UX/HT557CY8/FSC71UXHT557CY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/71UX/HT557CY8/FSC71UXHT557CY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/71UX/HT557CY8/FSC71UXHT557CY8.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Green screens are pretty cool and fun to use. Pretty much all you need to do is get a green back round, lighting, a tri-pod for a digital camera and editing software. There are many types of softwares out there that allow you to edit your picture to the back round of your choosing. I used roxio so...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:12:16 PDT
The hat keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-hat-keeper/
The hat keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SMALL.jpg JM1999 The hat keeper, You might be wondering what it is but you will soon find out. I was out boating recently and to avoid sunburn on my face I took a hat, my hat nearly blew off several times. I wanted to put my head in the fast wind stream without losing my hat so I came up with the idea of the "...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:21:25 PDT
Mini Portable Golf Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Portable-Golf-Course/
Mini Portable Golf Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XZ9D/HT3E00TE/FW7XZ9DHT3E00TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XZ9D/HT3E00TE/FW7XZ9DHT3E00TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XZ9D/HT3E00TE/FW7XZ9DHT3E00TE.SMALL.jpg Hanee786 To all those beginner golfers (including me) out there, here is something you can make to practice your golfing skills when you've got a minute or two. It is really easy to make and portable too. Note: Cover the board with green color paper or paint it green. What You Need Cardboard Green C...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:40:27 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
Instant Hanging Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate These wonderful little air pillows have been around for a while now, slowly replacing Styrofoam and packing peanuts as the conventional packing material. Some air pillows are biodegradable but I wonder if the rest might not end up choking a dolphin or seal.  In this Instructable we'll upcycle those...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:24:00 PDT
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-to-Portable-workstationtoolbox/
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is the back story for my project. (Ignore if you don't like boring "stories") So i acquired 3 Dell Optiplex GX400 (pretty obsolete) desktops, after stripping it down bare to salvage parts i din't know what to do with the cases. Initially I wanted to toss them out for recycling but i thought I m...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:59:34 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Easy Salsa Verde http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Salsa-Verde/
Easy Salsa Verde - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ENVY/HSVT74IH/FM1ENVYHSVT74IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ENVY/HSVT74IH/FM1ENVYHSVT74IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/ENVY/HSVT74IH/FM1ENVYHSVT74IH.SMALL.jpg kevenr17 Here is a quick n easy Salsa Verde Recipe. What You Will Need 1 lb. Tomatillos 1 Small Onion 3 Jalapenos 3 Cloves Garlic 1 Bunch Cilantro Juice of 1 Lime Olive Oil Black Pepper Salt   Roast em Preheat oven to low Broil. Peel and slice tomatillos in half. Peel and quar...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:00:07 PDT
Build a Nest Box for Bumblebees http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Nest-Box-for-Bumblebees/
Build a Nest Box for Bumblebees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0G2A/HSVT6934/F250G2AHSVT6934.SMALL.jpg janw It is mid-March now and this is the moment, here in the Netherlands, that the bumblebee queens are coming out of hibernation. You can easily recognize them, because they are the only bumble bees flying out there for the moment. All bumblebees die in autumn each year, with the exception of the new qu...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:28:58 PDT
Salsa Verde (green Salsa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Salsa-Verde-green-Salsa-1/
Salsa Verde (green Salsa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DTRN/HSRZMTV8/FTXDTRNHSRZMTV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DTRN/HSRZMTV8/FTXDTRNHSRZMTV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DTRN/HSRZMTV8/FTXDTRNHSRZMTV8.SMALL.jpg desertsniper Have you ever been to been to your favorite mexican food establishment and said, "I Want to know how they make that awesome green sauce!?" Well this my friend is for you! Enjoy and please vote! Ingredients And Cookware Ingredients: 8-12Tamatio (green tomato) 1/8th onion 1/2 lemon 1/2 lime 1 garl...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:10:26 PDT
Exotic Garden Pesto http://www.instructables.com/id/Exotic-Nasturtium-Pesto/
Exotic Garden Pesto - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0E3B/HSM4ZRQD/FH90E3BHSM4ZRQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0E3B/HSM4ZRQD/FH90E3BHSM4ZRQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/0E3B/HSM4ZRQD/FH90E3BHSM4ZRQD.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie A fast, easy, and delicious exotic nasturtium pesto recipe that takes advantage of your spring and fall gardens after the basil is long gone and before it pops up again! Traditional pesto is made form basil leaves and toasted pine nuts, but pesto lovers and crafty kitchen folk are getting more inve...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:29:51 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
Saving Wilted Greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Revive, save, and ENJOY your wilted greens in several easy steps.  Whether your greens are from the local farmers market, your garden, or a supermarket, they will all wilt eventually. Since most greens, and especially varieties like lettuces and spinach are largely comprised of water, they wilt eas...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
Indoor CFL Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SMALL.jpg Kymisko Winter is ending. Spring is almost here. When Spring comes I love to start some plants from seed in my garden. This year I decided to be prepared and not lose two weeks of valuable growing time by starting my seeds indoors, and that way they are healthy and ready to go by the time of first planting....
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 PDT
strawberry loom band charm http://www.instructables.com/id/strawberry-loom-band-charm/
strawberry loom band charm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/LDX1/HSJAPCL4/F1QLDX1HSJAPCL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/LDX1/HSJAPCL4/F1QLDX1HSJAPCL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/LDX1/HSJAPCL4/F1QLDX1HSJAPCL4.SMALL.jpg jdiaz44 Today we will be making a strawberry charm made of loom bands loom position make sure your loom is as shown placing your green bands 1. place double green bands from the top center peg to the right2. place double green bands from the top center peg to the left placing your red bands 1. pl...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 18:22:00 PST
Solar Panel Setup around $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Setup-around-100/
Solar Panel Setup around $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 My objective was to be able to charge and use, cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices that use less than 100 watts. Also I wanted to have the power ready and available day or night. The parts I used are: $39 Solar Cells Untabbed 0.5 volt 2.8 amp 1.4 watt $11 CMP12 10 amp Charge Controller ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:32 PST
How To: Keep Greens Fresh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Greens-Fresh/
How To: Keep Greens Fresh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Several easy steps that help keep your greens crisp and fresh in your fridge for up to two weeks.  Greens are delicious, nutritious, and always seem to be cheaper if you buy 3+ bunches at the farmers market. They also have a tendency to wilt and rot if they are kept too long in the fridge without t...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:52:45 PST
Does using grey water to water one’s plants affect their growth? http://www.instructables.com/id/Does-using-grey-water-to-water-ones-plants-affect-/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 21:54:40 PST
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solarpad-Kit-Powerful-USB-Solar-Charger/
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By: Solarcycle

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:05 PST
Carrots in a Bottle (Updated on 2/24/2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrots-in-a-Bottle/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:39:27 PST
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE http://www.instructables.com/id/ORIGAMI-3-WAY-SORTER-OR-SIGNATURE/
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hello to everyone that reads this 'ible. The next few steps will show you how to make a 3 way sorter or signature as some of you might know it as. So, what you will need is simple, 6 square pieces of paper, some glue and the last thing which I reccommend is at least 1 whole read through this '...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:51:53 PST
Bicycle Solar/Dynamo USB Charger + Tail Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-and-Dynamo-Bicycle-USB-Charger-with-Automati/
Bicycle Solar/Dynamo USB Charger + Tail Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6VSK/HRPBL5WL/FMZ6VSKHRPBL5WL.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This is a modification of my Solarpad solar USB charger Kickstarter project. Details for the Solarpad and Power Core battery that I use can be found here: www.solarcyclepower.com This system will combine the power from the sun and dynamo hub to double the power to a USB device like a smart phone...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:56:01 PST
Solar Powered Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Soldering-Station/
Solar Powered Soldering Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is based on my Kickstarter project called Solarpad, which includes the custom high power Solarpad solar panel and Power Core battery. Specifications for Solarpad and Power Core can be found on this page: www.solarcyclepower.com Have you ever wanted to solder outside on a nice sunny ...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:59:51 PST
Paint your drum kit - by painting your drum wraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-drum-kit-by-painting-your-drum-wraps/
Paint your drum kit - by painting your drum wraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/AVOE/HRI93ZAC/FV9AVOEHRI93ZAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/AVOE/HRI93ZAC/FV9AVOEHRI93ZAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/AVOE/HRI93ZAC/FV9AVOEHRI93ZAC.SMALL.jpg SPPWR4 I'm the proud owner of a Pearl VSX Vision Limited Edition Pinstripe. When I bought her 4 years ago, I really digged the sound, the pinstripe finish, the set-up and the metal snare of the kit, and so I bought it. However, after a while I grew out of it. She became looking a bit ordinary and cheap. Fu...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:02:10 PST
Durable Handmade Paper Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Handmade-Paper-Beads/
Durable Handmade Paper Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I write an environmental blog and I love creating things. With this in mind I set about making beautiful jewelry upcycled from the recycle bin. I made aluminum can rings and recycled glass earrings and pendants. I also made cool beads created from used plastic bottles and beads crafted from old pape...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:58:55 PST
Fun, easy, and cheap light up shadow box http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-easy-and-cheap-light-up-shadow-box/
Fun, easy, and cheap light up shadow box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/M7GC/HM8DK5U2/FAPM7GCHM8DK5U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/M7GC/HM8DK5U2/FAPM7GCHM8DK5U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/M7GC/HM8DK5U2/FAPM7GCHM8DK5U2.SMALL.jpg freak0vnature This is a very fun an easy project that is inexpensive, and something almost anyone can do. So heres what we need: Minecraft inspired me on this one so thank you Notch and Jen. Paint or colored paper Tape A cutting utensil* Your prints* LED or old christmas light Paintbrushes Copper wire or alumin...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 19:26:45 PST
Repurposed Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Cutting-Board/
Repurposed Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/34IF/HR0AUU3K/F8U34IFHR0AUU3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/34IF/HR0AUU3K/F8U34IFHR0AUU3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/34IF/HR0AUU3K/F8U34IFHR0AUU3K.SMALL.jpg shyanna05 Do you have an old cracked cutting board lying around? Have no fear! You can turn that old cutting board into a new canvas! The more cracked and warped, the better! Choose the side you want to work on and sand it! I chose the side without the black stain, but I think it would still look great if ...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:56:23 PST
Balloon Turtle http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Turtle/
Balloon Turtle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/283V/HQVLDE34/FWI283VHQVLDE34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/283V/HQVLDE34/FWI283VHQVLDE34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/283V/HQVLDE34/FWI283VHQVLDE34.SMALL.jpg epper Balloon Turtle for parties or just for fun. Materials Materials: -Long balloon -Hand Pump Inflation 1. Pump the balloon at least three fourths of the way, leaving an uninflated tail. Set up 2. (a) Pinch about an inch in on the inflated side and twist about three times. This will be the he...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:42:10 PST
Waterproof Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Fire-Starters/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:05:30 PST
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/The-best-fire-starter-Ive-ever-found-Cheap-Easy-to/
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SMALL.jpg docfun4all I got tired of paying 7-10$ for a box of fire starters that only worked so-so, and were not a multiple use item. It costs about $3.50 in consumables and the one time purchase of tools is less than $10.00 at the Dollar Store/Dollar General/Dollar Tree. So when comparing with commercial fire starters ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:21:44 PST
Soylent Green Wafers Crackers Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Soylent-Green-Wafers-Crackers-Cookies/
Soylent Green Wafers Crackers Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/0TUL/HQVPX5XP/FWA0TULHQVPX5XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/0TUL/HQVPX5XP/FWA0TULHQVPX5XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/0TUL/HQVPX5XP/FWA0TULHQVPX5XP.SMALL.gif caitlinsdad Everybody now...SOYLENT GREEN IS... Yup, being trapped and snowed in apocalyptic NYC and scrounging around for a midnight snack like a subway rat brought me to this. There use to be bunch of instructables for dorm room recipes so that was inspiration to make this a low-effort/minimal kitchen equip...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 21:14:00 PST
Cardboard Trash Can - $0 Project #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/0-Project-1-Cardboard-Trash-Can/
Cardboard Trash Can - $0 Project #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/QA35/HQS50W8Y/FIRQA35HQS50W8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/QA35/HQS50W8Y/FIRQA35HQS50W8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/QA35/HQS50W8Y/FIRQA35HQS50W8Y.SMALL.jpg amjohnny Recycling, reusing and reducing can help you, your community, and the environment. Let's do a small thing to help our environment. We buy milk each week. The warehouse store sell double one gallon milk in one box. I found this milk box can be made to a cardboard trash can and its size just fit most ...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:22:17 PST
how to turn a green pool to blue http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-turn-a-green-pool-to-blue/
how to turn a green pool to blue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/A1JJ/HQOJ9CVS/FO7A1JJHQOJ9CVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/A1JJ/HQOJ9CVS/FO7A1JJHQOJ9CVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/A1JJ/HQOJ9CVS/FO7A1JJHQOJ9CVS.SMALL.jpg msun7 Test Ph Level And Adjust To Normal null Add Chlorine To Pool null Wait For 2 Days null Or Add Dropout ,Vacuum After 24 Hours null All Done , Add Water To Pool null null
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:17:06 PST
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-24-Hour-Greenhouse/
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman You're probably thinking to yourself "Hey, isn't EVERY greenhouse solar powered?"  To which you'd be correct.  The greenhouse I've created is in fact a DOUBLE solar powered greenhouse in that it uses sunlight both day and night to help plants grow. I live in Wisconsin, which is usually rather nice....
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:32:19 PST
How To Make A Duct Tape Feather http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Duct-Tape-Feather/
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By: RAWR Its Gracie

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:07:54 PST
Pull Tab Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-Tab-Bracelet/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:57:48 PST
Artistic Crate Box/Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Artistic-Crate-BoxTable/
Artistic Crate Box/Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/UOFQ/HQEA44NF/FHTUOFQHQEA44NF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/UOFQ/HQEA44NF/FHTUOFQHQEA44NF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/UOFQ/HQEA44NF/FHTUOFQHQEA44NF.SMALL.jpg tcosbm16 This was a fun project for me that took several weeks, but it was all worth it. Here is how I did. The Making I received this crate from my parents almost lifeless. They got it at a auction. They were about to throw it away. I thought I could make something out of it and I did. I first ha...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:53:43 PST