Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - green http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:52:12 PST BLOX v1.01 The problem of green energy saving - simple DIY electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/The-problem-of-green-energy-saving-simple-DIY-elec/
The problem of green energy saving - simple DIY electrolysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PUGZ/I6RSITGG/F1QPUGZI6RSITGG.SMALL.jpg lusch Where does our energy come from when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow?This is one of the most important questions regarding those new technologies and the average citizen might think of batteries. Where else would you store energy right ? Wrong! I mean .. Kind of wrong ..And kind of r...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:10:22 PST
Incubator / Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Incubator-Greenhouse/
Incubator / Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SMALL.jpg moe khant In this Instructable, I will be guiding you through detailed steps on how to build a small Incubator/ Green House. BOM (Bill of Materials) 1. Black Foam Boards, 20x30" QTY - 4http://www.dollartree.com/office-school/paper-note...2. Trifold Presentation Boards QTY - 5http://www.dollartree.c...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:35:28 PST
DIY solar cell from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-cell-from-scratch/
DIY solar cell from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SMALL.jpg akolk1 Hello! In this instructable I will be showing you how to create a solar cell! I must warn you, the end product does not have any esthetic appeal whatsoever and is far from an professionally produced solar cell, but it works! This instructable will cover everything from gathering materials to measuri...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:38:31 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarAssist-A-Smartphone-Modification/
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SMALL.jpg funtogether Phones tend to be out of battery right when you need them most. With this project, you can extend your phone's battery life just enough to make those emergency calls! You just have to set your phone out in the sun for a while, and you'll have just enough power to send a text or make a short call. ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:23:09 PST
Futuristic Green SmartSwitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuristic-Green-SmartSwitch/
Futuristic Green SmartSwitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/LQHI/I6J7TZR3/FS1LQHII6J7TZR3.SMALL.jpg dnicky2288 OverviewWe use light switches everyday. However, little do we realize how much energy is wasted when a light switch is unnecessarily left on. Rarely in some companies, you would see a PIR motion sensor switch that can turn on the light when someone enters a room and automatically turn off the light ...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:59:43 PST
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Energy-For-All-usb-Gadgets/
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/S9HA/I6C2MV8U/FKMS9HAI6C2MV8U.SMALL.jpg eysenbachja This project is a usb solar charger that is capable of charging all your usb gadgets in a green way from its 5 usb ports. This project is based around the instapark 20 watt solar panel (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FX1192/ref=oh....This panel puts out 20 watts at 12 volts and will still achi...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:01:09 PST
Unclog drains environmentally 'friendlily' http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclog-drains-environmentally-friendlily/
Unclog drains environmentally 'friendlily' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DSTJ/I6AVNUJ9/FZJDSTJI6AVNUJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DSTJ/I6AVNUJ9/FZJDSTJI6AVNUJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DSTJ/I6AVNUJ9/FZJDSTJI6AVNUJ9.SMALL.jpg akohli4 Problem: You have a clogged shower/bathtub/sinkSolution: Dump terribly dangerous chemicals down there and hope for the best?Wrong!Chemicals are a dumb first choice because: Chemicals might not solve the problem, and if you dump chemicals down the hole AND THEN opt for a physical solution, the harmf...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:05:00 PST
Warhammer 40000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Warhammer-40000/
Warhammer 40000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/0EBI/I6001IO3/FLL0EBII6001IO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/0EBI/I6001IO3/FLL0EBII6001IO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/0EBI/I6001IO3/FLL0EBII6001IO3.SMALL.jpg DamiD96 warhammer 40000, scenary. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Finish
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:14:09 PST
Black Walnut Seed Ring. http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Walnut-Seed-Ring/
Black Walnut Seed Ring. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/S1LV/I6002XU3/FSPS1LVI6002XU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/S1LV/I6002XU3/FSPS1LVI6002XU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/S1LV/I6002XU3/FSPS1LVI6002XU3.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Its valentine's time and also my wedding anniversary and a tiny budget in my pocket force me to find a solution for a gift to my beloved one.From the last Walnut season I got some seeds so its the best excuse to put my tools up and start to create. Tools & other stuff. Safety is first and a I mea...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:56:12 PST
downspout generator http://www.instructables.com/id/downspout-generator/
downspout generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/L3KV/I66CTOFS/FWML3KVI66CTOFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/L3KV/I66CTOFS/FWML3KVI66CTOFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/L3KV/I66CTOFS/FWML3KVI66CTOFS.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 Hi this is my first instructable!This is a downspout generator to convert all that energy being wasted.this should generate about 1 watt in a continuous rainalso I am entering this in make energy and prepare for the apocalypse so vote!! Shopping spree! Parts list hydro generator------------...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:12:42 PST
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Voltage-Regulated-Joule-Thief-power-supplych/
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you know the very popular Joule Thief circuit, that usually is used to drive LEDs, but this instructable will show you how to regulate the output voltage up to 30 volts. You can regulate example to 5 volts that is enough to charge a phone or any USB device. It charges slowly but works. Or you ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:00:36 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
DIY paper ring for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-paper-ring-for-kids/
DIY paper ring for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/DEZR/I5THUJZO/FM6DEZRI5THUJZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/DEZR/I5THUJZO/FM6DEZRI5THUJZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/DEZR/I5THUJZO/FM6DEZRI5THUJZO.SMALL.jpg mindlessmountain this is a simple craft for a kid who wants to get there paper ring bling on. Step 1 gather you're materials you are going to need paper, scissors, and tape. Step 2 cut of a strip of paper this strip of paper will be used for the ring. Step 3 rap it around you're finger 1 time after you hav...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 13:28:50 PST
Easy bamboo cellphone music amplifier (10 minutes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-bamboo-cellphone-music-amplifier-10-minutes/
Easy bamboo cellphone music amplifier (10 minutes) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KN1W/I5QMY0U5/FOIKN1WI5QMY0U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KN1W/I5QMY0U5/FOIKN1WI5QMY0U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KN1W/I5QMY0U5/FOIKN1WI5QMY0U5.SMALL.jpg Rey-vB Make (in 10 minutes) a music "natural amplifier" for your cellphone or iPod! Safety 1) Safety Gloves;2) Safety glasses;3) Knowledge of working with jigsaw;4) Knowledge of working with power tools;5) Knowledge of using Dremel;6) Knowledge of working with sharp tools. Tools and equipment I used ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:24:08 PST
Light bulb - Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-bulb-Terrarium-1/
Light bulb - Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/UFQX/I5QMXW93/F35UFQXI5QMXW93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/UFQX/I5QMXW93/F35UFQXI5QMXW93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/UFQX/I5QMXW93/F35UFQXI5QMXW93.SMALL.jpg Rey-vB Turn a blown bulb into a mini terrarium....This instructable is longer than other bulb-terrarium instructables.This is due to the foot piece and also the stuff you put inside the bulb.Enjoy! Safety You will need the following safety equipment:1) Safety glasses;2) Mouth mask;3) Safety gloves. To...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 03:42:47 PST
How to Measure a Solar Cell's Power Output. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-a-Solar-Cells-Power-Output/
How to Measure a Solar Cell's Power Output. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/P8MF/I5P7JMJ7/FYPP8MFI5P7JMJ7.SMALL.jpg The Mad Thinker So you have just scavenged a solar cell that was about to become part of a landfill. Good for you, good for the environment, and even better for your next solar project. But what does that solar cell really do? Maybe a bad solar cell was the reason the whole assembly was in the dumpster. The aim of ...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:14:24 PST
Green Curry Paste http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Curry-Paste/
Green Curry Paste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2GLP/I5MD1KGN/FPE2GLPI5MD1KGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2GLP/I5MD1KGN/FPE2GLPI5MD1KGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/2GLP/I5MD1KGN/FPE2GLPI5MD1KGN.SMALL.jpg mangse A Green curry paste used in cooking. Gather ingredients you will need:- 4-6 medium green chillies, de-seeded and roughly chopped- 2 shallots, roughly chopped- 5cm/2in piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated- 2 garlic cloves, crushed- small bunch of fresh coriander, stalks and roots attached if p...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 16:55:15 PST
SuperBowl SeaHawks Drink http://www.instructables.com/id/SuperBowl-SeaHawks-Drink/
SuperBowl SeaHawks Drink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XL0N/I5DT8U15/FIJXL0NI5DT8U15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XL0N/I5DT8U15/FIJXL0NI5DT8U15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/XL0N/I5DT8U15/FIJXL0NI5DT8U15.SMALL.jpg The SuperTenders SuperBowl 2015 is here, and if you're a SeaHawks Fan you're going to love this great SuperBowl Cocktail the SuperTenders have cooked up especially for this epic contest. We Give you: The "12th Man Cocktail with a side of Beast Mode." (And be sure to check out our YouTube Video above for more compl...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:10:55 PST
Camera Dolly with K'NEX http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Dolly-with-KNEX/
Camera Dolly with K'NEX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CV81/I5GN1KZ0/FASCV81I5GN1KZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CV81/I5GN1KZ0/FASCV81I5GN1KZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CV81/I5GN1KZ0/FASCV81I5GN1KZ0.SMALL.jpg osdoyi I will show you how to build a camera dolly out of K'NEX. Let us build first leaf In the picture you can see the necessary K'NEX parts for the first leaf. Connect the parts as you can see from the pictures. You need to build 3 leafs. It is time for tires In the picture you can see the necessa...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:31:47 PST
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/25-DIY-LED-Strip-Grow-Light/
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I wanted a bright light to help start my seedlings in the spring. There are two variation to this project, one with a heat sink and one without. The photos are for the heat sink version since that is what I made.Parts Flexible LED Strip ($7.19 for 5630 type, over 4000 lumens) Power Supply ($8.96 f...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:39 PST
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Locally-Save-Energy-A-How-to-Guide/
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design My Environmental BlogAbout 5 years ago I made a commitment to myself that I would do something about the environmental issues I care about. With work and two young kids, I didn't have a lot of bandwidth, but I had determination. I decided to do research and write a blog (the link is above). My idea ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:57:14 PST
Umbrella watered plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-watered-plant/
Umbrella watered plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SMALL.jpg vatkin In this instructable I will show you how to build an umbrella stand built in to a plant pot, all the excess rain water left on your umbrellas will be used for watering the plant. This serves both as a nice design for an umbrella stand as well as way to collect and re-purpose all that rain water with...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:07:42 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Solar-USB-Battery-Backpack/
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sola...This instructable is for building and attaching a light-weight, water resistant solar panel and battery to a backpack with paracord to charge a USB device lik...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:05:03 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
Wireless 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/HCK0/I4UNGDGK/F33HCK0I4UNGDGK.SMALL.jpg jradler Have you ever wanted to wirelessly 3d print, lively watch your prints. You can even stop start and upload new prints. A software called Octoprint allows this.About-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 PST
Save money, Save plastics, Save the world http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-money-Save-plastics-Save-the-world/
Save money, Save plastics, Save the world - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/878H/I4TRVX9I/FZJ878HI4TRVX9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/878H/I4TRVX9I/FZJ878HI4TRVX9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/878H/I4TRVX9I/FZJ878HI4TRVX9I.SMALL.jpg jhutchison In the UK, each household throws about 40kg of plastics into landfill every year. These plastics can take over 100 years to break down. (recycling-guide.org.uk)...why should you spend your hard earned pennies on something you are going to throw away!This instructable will shows some totally lazy way...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:07:18 PST
Carrot Bonsai http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrot-Bonsai/
Carrot Bonsai - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/WKUK/I4T208EQ/FU4WKUKI4T208EQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/WKUK/I4T208EQ/FU4WKUKI4T208EQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/WKUK/I4T208EQ/FU4WKUKI4T208EQ.SMALL.jpg wawa17 Carrot Bonsai (萝卜盆栽) is one of the mini Vege Bonsai. Vege Bonsai can make with vegetables and others with hydroponic method.Hydroponic vegetables are one of the best applications of hydroponic gardening. Did you know that you can replant your cut carrot tops? What will you grow is flowers and seeds....
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:45:46 PST
RGB Human Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Human-Circuit/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 15:45:16 PST
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Hot-metal-pad-from-cork-wine-covers/
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/QGZX/I4SCDS65/FJDQGZXI4SCDS65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/QGZX/I4SCDS65/FJDQGZXI4SCDS65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/QGZX/I4SCDS65/FJDQGZXI4SCDS65.SMALL.jpg aramaic Great project for all these cork wine closures we can recycle after every wine party at home. If you like cooking - you always need a good surface to place your hot pan after food is ready. What could be better than cork trivet? Cork is perfect material for this purpose. It is natural and environmen...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:07:46 PST
Steam powered Tesla, Faraday generator part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-powered-Tesla-Faraday-generator-part-1/
Steam powered Tesla, Faraday generator part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/NDD8/I4PHLQ0S/FFYNDD8I4PHLQ0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/NDD8/I4PHLQ0S/FFYNDD8I4PHLQ0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/NDD8/I4PHLQ0S/FFYNDD8I4PHLQ0S.SMALL.jpg CloudRayne This is part 1 of my Instructable combining Tesla's Steam oscillator and a linear induction coil.This idea came about after seeing the little girl who invented the flashlight that charges from the warmth of your hand. I remembered the shake lights and then I watched a special on tesla's earthquake m...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:07:15 PST
Recycle paper into Edible Gourmet Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-paper-into-Edible-Gourmet-Mushrooms/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:32:51 PST
Andes Mint Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Andes-Mint-Cookies/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:13:42 PST
Worlds Slowest Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Slowest-Electric-Car/
Worlds Slowest Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/5RK0/I4PHN5WC/FEY5RK0I4PHN5WC.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi With a top speed of 2mm per hour we believe we have produced the worlds slowest electric powered racing car. The little guy sitting on top of this was added later and is understandably hanging on for the ride of his life!Why might you ask would we do this? Well we were trying to see if we could u...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:40:55 PST
Shoe pocket garden/ Green wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pocket-garden-Green-wall/
Shoe pocket garden/ Green wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FA3K/I4MMRH3R/FYNFA3KI4MMRH3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FA3K/I4MMRH3R/FYNFA3KI4MMRH3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FA3K/I4MMRH3R/FYNFA3KI4MMRH3R.SMALL.jpg andy.knote This works great for an herb garden, small vegetables, flowers, and as a handy way to start plants early without taking up a lot of floor space. Shoe Pockets I've used this cloth hanging shoe pocket organizer.I attach the organizer to a 24 inch piece of 1x2 wood.Hang the assembly in a big window ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:26:59 PST
Recycled Clock stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Clock-stand/
Recycled Clock stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/G6H8/I4SCNL42/F8HG6H8I4SCNL42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/G6H8/I4SCNL42/F8HG6H8I4SCNL42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/G6H8/I4SCNL42/F8HG6H8I4SCNL42.SMALL.jpg Cy1701 I recently picked up a Nokia Lumia 520 the use for a home automation access station but then thought, why have a unitasker when we can have a multitasker (kudos to Alton Brown). This would also make a nice bedside alarm clock. Polyethylene foam (Left over packing foam from server equipment) Phone 1...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:01:47 PST
How to Get Solar Roadways™ in Your Area http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Solar-Roadways-in-Your-Area-1/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 20:27:34 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Piggy-Bank/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
$8 Betta Fish & Flower Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Beta-Fish-Flower-Vase/
$8 Betta Fish & Flower Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SX7Y/I4IWUTV6/FFNSX7YI4IWUTV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SX7Y/I4IWUTV6/FFNSX7YI4IWUTV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SX7Y/I4IWUTV6/FFNSX7YI4IWUTV6.SMALL.jpg firefightermeyer This is a great gift idea that costs only $8! Thats right! Everyone who has seen my vase has wanted one and they are super simple to make! You will need:- *1* Betta Fish $2.99 Petco- Peace Lily ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 23:42:08 PST
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Junk-Mail-into-Artisan-Paper/
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I love sending handmade cards and making custom gift tags, and I hate the ever growing pile of junk mail that I try to shove under the coffee table with my foot on a daily basis. Seriously. Omaha Steaks sends me a mailing every other day, and I feel horribly un-green just receiving them. The soluti...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:42 PST
Mason Jar Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Planter/
Mason Jar Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SMALL.jpg jdc2450 DIY reclaimed wood, indoor planters for your home!Visit Peaches + Salt for more creative ideas! Get wood Dumpster dive or search alleyways to find some reclaimed wood. If that fails, then I suppose you could go to your local hardware store and purchase said wood. You might also want to check Crai...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:28:16 PST
Winter rooting and bulb forcing http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-rooting-and-bulb-forcing/
Winter rooting and bulb forcing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AMXQ/I4C2TKMD/F9BAMXQI4C2TKMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AMXQ/I4C2TKMD/F9BAMXQI4C2TKMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AMXQ/I4C2TKMD/F9BAMXQI4C2TKMD.SMALL.jpg Merrithew This Instructable was originally inspired after a $3 bulb purchase from the local Dollar Store. I absolutely loved watching the bulb sprout, even more so when I placed a heating pad underneath with lots of light coming from above giving it quite the kick! With this demo, I'm hoping to show my exper...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:22:10 PST
Foam Teddy Bears and Dolphins http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Teddy-Bears-and-Dolphins/
Foam Teddy Bears and Dolphins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/5Y8U/I48HA44C/F4M5Y8UI48HA44C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/5Y8U/I48HA44C/F4M5Y8UI48HA44C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/5Y8U/I48HA44C/F4M5Y8UI48HA44C.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable you will stick foam teddy bears and foam dolphins in a pattern onto foam. Get materials that you need from art and craft shops, cheap shops or newsagency You will need: - Foam sheets, - Teddy bear and dolphins foam shapes (or any other animal foam shapes), - Pen, - Ruler, - S...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 22:57:30 PST
Solar powered ceiling fan (Chirstmas gift) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-ceiling-fan/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:03:28 PST
grow lights made from LED's and cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/grow-lights-made-from-LEDs-and-cardboard/
grow lights made from LED's and cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/HVEZ/I3THO197/FQ1HVEZI3THO197.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/HVEZ/I3THO197/FQ1HVEZI3THO197.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/HVEZ/I3THO197/FQ1HVEZI3THO197.SMALL.jpg MrBOMBARD this instructable should show how i made a (mostly) full spectrum LED light grow light on an old pizza box disk. Materials you will need some materials:Led's-at least 6 (i used 14 Led's of 6 different colors, the more variety of colors the better)Wire- 22 gauge 2 wire cord ( i had 10 feet and ha...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:09:04 PST
Make your own white chocolate and caramel dipped apples http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-white-chocolate-and-caramel-dipped-a/
Make your own white chocolate and caramel dipped apples - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/NIN0/I3VHMXPU/FLRNIN0I3VHMXPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/NIN0/I3VHMXPU/FLRNIN0I3VHMXPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/NIN0/I3VHMXPU/FLRNIN0I3VHMXPU.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls You've all seen these at the chocolate shops in the mall, at amusement parks, and desert shops. They can be pricey but they are soooo delicious. My husband and I perfected the recipe years ago and it is a family tradition to make them at Halloween time as well a fun gift for friends and neighbors at...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:21:40 PST
Astroturf Dish Drainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Astroturf-Dish-Drainer/
Astroturf Dish Drainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SMALL.jpg ucn So what do you do with leftover astroturf samples and a sink that runneth over with dishes? Make an astroturf dish drainer, of course! This contemporary mod-drainer brings a little colour into the dreary job of dish-washing, and is presentable enough to remain in full view on my kitchen counter.Heck...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:38 PST
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Robo-Planter-with-light-and-detachable-an/
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my project, please vote for me. Thanks!)Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you... my Ultimate Robo-Planter!"But Mario" - you will say - "We have seen your Robo-Planters before. Not bad and very ecological, but what new do you have to show?"Good question, my dear reader! Let me explain it to y...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:50:28 PST
Nightmare Before Christmas Shipping Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoupage-Old-Shipping-Packages-for-New-Life/
Nightmare Before Christmas Shipping Package - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead When I'm sending a present in the mail, I really like the box to look as pretty/special as possible, and I also like to reuse boxes although they tend to look a bit sad. This year I'm sending a friend her Christmas present in the mail, and since we're both fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas, I ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:30:17 PST