Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - hack http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:12:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Smartwatch Security Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartwatch-Security-Band/
Smartwatch Security Band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/4NI5/I0A56PY9/FBX4NI5I0A56PY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/4NI5/I0A56PY9/FBX4NI5I0A56PY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/4NI5/I0A56PY9/FBX4NI5I0A56PY9.SMALL.jpg kokoleo This little wearable life hack came about after my Samsung Gear Fit popped off my arm in the grocery store parking lot. I didn't notice it until about 20 minutes later, but thankfully some honest person found it and turned it in to the customer service desk. I love my Samsung Gear Fit, or as I like ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:16:27 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes from Harbor Freight http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes from Harbor Freight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SMALL.jpg virginiawifinder Power off? Grid down? Hurricane? Tornado? Camping? Apocalypse? Cross eyed lumber jack down the street?I want to show you how to make a quick, simple and cheap DIY phone charger with basic tools and skills - anyone can do this. Shelf stable, clean - with no lead acid battery mess!I used $9 in pa...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush-20/
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/Y09P/I03ODA24/FVHY09PI03ODA24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/Y09P/I03ODA24/FVHY09PI03ODA24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/Y09P/I03ODA24/FVHY09PI03ODA24.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Basically the same as the other Chain Brush.Thanks to woodman98 for the inspiration for this 'ible. Gather your supplies. Tape the brushes together. Zip-tie on. Adjust the brushes so they are on the chain. And you're done!
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:58:38 PDT
500+ Sheet Paper Punch http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Sheet-Paper-Punch/
500+ Sheet Paper Punch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IV0O/I0294LWJ/F55IV0OI0294LWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IV0O/I0294LWJ/F55IV0OI0294LWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/IV0O/I0294LWJ/F55IV0OI0294LWJ.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 Do you ever need to 3 hole punch alot of papers and get frustrated punching 20 pages at a time. If so this project is for you. The first prototype This was the first one I made. Just drilled 3 holes and I would clamp the board down on paper to the workbench. I wanted something that was easier an...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:12:27 PDT
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer (Alternate Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/XBox-EEPROM-Reader-Alternate-Version/
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer (Alternate Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/Y5DM/I0292CGF/FQWY5DMI0292CGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/Y5DM/I0292CGF/FQWY5DMI0292CGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/Y5DM/I0292CGF/FQWY5DMI0292CGF.SMALL.jpg Androxilogin In this build we'll be using a few different tools than our last build and creating most of our solder points at the base of the serial port.Tools You'll Need:1. Wire Strippers2. Soldering Iron (and Solder)3. Glue Gun (and Glue Sticks)4. Heat Gun (optional)5. Grinding Wheel (not pictured)Parts List:...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:13:52 PDT
Throw fireballs with your mind using OSC and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Throw-fireballs-with-your-mind-using-OSC-and-Proce/
Throw fireballs with your mind using OSC and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/XS6D/I008ZR3Z/FHGXS6DI008ZR3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/XS6D/I008ZR3Z/FHGXS6DI008ZR3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/XS6D/I008ZR3Z/FHGXS6DI008ZR3Z.SMALL.jpg AndreLe In my last tutorial, I talked about how to make a Bluetooth MindFlex EEG headset and output OSC messages.When I first started playing with the EEG headset, I wanted to see what I could do with it. So naturally, I experimented with moving my mouse with my mind, and eventually got it to throw fireball...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:26:43 PDT
Recharge-i-fy your 2CR5 Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-i-fy-your-2CR5-Battery/
Recharge-i-fy your 2CR5 Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H8LI/HZXYLLUI/FMWH8LIHZXYLLUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H8LI/HZXYLLUI/FMWH8LIHZXYLLUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H8LI/HZXYLLUI/FMWH8LIHZXYLLUI.SMALL.jpg Nano_Burger As a heavy user of the Canon EOS film cameras, I can go through the designated battery in short order. Replacement batteries are expensive and getting more so. How can I be a film hipster and not break the bank?? Go rechargeable. Be as hip as you want and environmentally friendly.The camera batter...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:04:49 PDT
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/XBox-EEPROM-ReaderWriter/
XBox EEPROM Reader/Writer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/OENM/HZXYKR7J/FL9OENMHZXYKR7J.SMALL.jpg Androxilogin First off, there are a few tutorials about making one of these floating around on the internet however, I felt they did no justice at proving what goes where. This is why I decided to tackle this obstacle myself and provide details step-by-step of how this was accomplished.An XBox eeprom reader can ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:36:17 PDT
DIY Magic Bullet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magic-Bullet/
DIY Magic Bullet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/T1JJ/HZV3QJUX/FZTT1JJHZV3QJUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/T1JJ/HZV3QJUX/FZTT1JJHZV3QJUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/T1JJ/HZV3QJUX/FZTT1JJHZV3QJUX.SMALL.jpg minecraft64 You can easily turn your blender into a Magic Bullet and create awesome smoothies, sauces, salad dressings, marinades, salsa, baby food and even whip cream! The possibilities are endless. All you need is a blender and a standard mason jar. Wide mouth jars won't work with this hack because the base o...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:31:38 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/ZVDB/HZV3PWNR/FH2ZVDBHZV3PWNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/ZVDB/HZV3PWNR/FH2ZVDBHZV3PWNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/ZVDB/HZV3PWNR/FH2ZVDBHZV3PWNR.SMALL.jpg virginiawifinder September is national preparedness month. You can learn more at Ready.Gov.Communications are a key part of any emergency plan. I'm going to show you how to convert a $10 LED flashlight into an emergency USB charger. The concept is simple and the process is easy using standard DIY tools and cheap ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
Paracord Scarf hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarf-hanger/
Paracord Scarf hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XSBM/I028W3MB/F8UXSBMI028W3MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XSBM/I028W3MB/F8UXSBMI028W3MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XSBM/I028W3MB/F8UXSBMI028W3MB.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This is simple and inexpensive scarf holder to make with limited tools. You can hang this from the back of a door, a wall or hang it from the ceiling. The scarfs hang at different length so you can see your scarfs easier and gives it a nice look. I used paracord becuase it looks cool. If you would l...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:19:51 PDT
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-a-USB-to-TTL-Serial-Adapter-CP2102-to-program-/
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SMALL.jpg Vitim This USB to TTL Serial board based on the CP2102 chip, is readily available on eBay. And it can be used to program the Arduino Pro Mini and others which don't have USB on board. But it's not as convenient as the FTDI board sold by spark fun.The pin out of the USB adapter and the Arduino doesn't matc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:33:43 PDT
Suitcase table- GREAT SPACE SAVER http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-table/
Suitcase table- GREAT SPACE SAVER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/H0T7/HZQTEDE3/F8PH0T7HZQTEDE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/H0T7/HZQTEDE3/F8PH0T7HZQTEDE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/H0T7/HZQTEDE3/F8PH0T7HZQTEDE3.SMALL.jpg loopyloos How to use that lovely suitcase as something else. Perfect for a desk with somewhere to store things. Find your suitcase. I found this lovely piece in a market but you can find them all over the place.Try and find one that is a size you like and with a flat top and bottom. If it is warped it migh...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 16:24:30 PDT
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-to-an-EEG-headset-for-Mind-contro/
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SMALL.jpg AndreLe Controlling things with your mind is awesome. Unfortunately, EEG headsets like the NeuroSky MyndWave are a bit too pricey if you just want to experiment. Last year, I wanted to see what I could control with my brain on a student's budget.I came across FrontierNerd's Brain Hack tutorial, which gave m...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:12 PDT
Weather station soil probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-aux-sensor-improvement-for-use-in-/
Weather station soil probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Measuring the temperature and humidity or moisture content of the soil is really useful when deciding whether the ground needs watering or a particular crop can be sown or not. Here, I managed to improve one of the auxiliary sensors from a Sinus TFA weather station to work in the soil. Diffic...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 04:46:35 PDT
RC Submarine Hack - Android controller (Arduino, Android, Submarine, Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Submarine-Hack-Android-controller-Arduino-Andro/
RC Submarine Hack - Android controller (Arduino, Android, Submarine, Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/QJOY/HZIH8YL2/FVPQJOYHZIH8YL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/QJOY/HZIH8YL2/FVPQJOYHZIH8YL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/QJOY/HZIH8YL2/FVPQJOYHZIH8YL2.SMALL.jpg wavegm In this project I hacked an Of-The-Shelf RC submarine (49Hz) to be remote controlled by Android Application! The whole project and each part of it can be used as a reference to endless variety of projects (Arduino - BT, Android - Arduino, electronics hacks, remotes...)The main challenges were: Hac...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:42:27 PDT
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Portable-DVD-Player/
HACKED!: Portable DVD Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/QXKV/HZI8PLS2/FESQXKVHZI8PLS2.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I "hacked" an old portable DVD player. It did not have a video input which makes it pretty much useless, because who watches DVDs nowadays? I took a look inside the player and found a way to input my video signal anyway. Feel free to use my method to "hack" ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:29:52 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Add bluetooth to your car stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-car-stereo/
Add bluetooth to your car stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/FKH3/HZCIXKYE/FLEFKH3HZCIXKYE.SMALL.jpg Vitim I have a stereo on my car, but it doesn't have bluetooth, so I though well, why not add it? Dongle I ordered a couple of bluetooth dongles from eBay for $14 delivered from china, with AD2P support which was the required feature.Taking it apart. Circuit analysis overview I took a series of macr...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:59 PDT
Shotgun Shell Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-Torch/
Shotgun Shell Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Make a mini torch out of a shotgun shell.This is a pretty simple project which will only require a few tools and materials. The most obvious thing you will need are shotgun shells. I recently acquired a box full of used shells from my local gun range (for another project) and have been thinking wh...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:19:02 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Dorm Noodle Crust Pizza (Iron Box Hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dorm-Noodle-Crust-Pizza-Iron-Box-Hack/
Dorm Noodle Crust Pizza (Iron Box Hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/2OQV/HZ88RJI5/FGG2OQVHZ88RJI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/2OQV/HZ88RJI5/FGG2OQVHZ88RJI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/2OQV/HZ88RJI5/FGG2OQVHZ88RJI5.SMALL.jpg Passion Make Dorm students! Here is a big treat for you. Tiered of the same Ramen noodles? Want some Pizza for the dinner? Why order when can make some in your dorm. Be little crazy with the few equipment you have and allowed to use in your room. Create a delicious Pizza.A part of the making is inspired from the...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:44:26 PDT
EDC Flashlight Bite Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Flashlight-Bite-Guard/
EDC Flashlight Bite Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/OG89/HZ88P50I/F28OG89HZ88P50I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/OG89/HZ88P50I/F28OG89HZ88P50I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/OG89/HZ88P50I/F28OG89HZ88P50I.SMALL.jpg laxgeo Hello peoples! Today I will show you all how I solved the problem of misplacing your third hand. If you're like me, you never have a head light when you need it most. If you carry a flashlight on your person, you have solved half the problem. But you still need to hold it somehow. Sure you pinch it ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:54:32 PDT
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/JSXR/HZS8T9O5/F50JSXRHZS8T9O5.SMALL.jpg DannyGH Have you ever wanted to have your very own handwriting in a document, wanted free hand sketches,etc.Well, for me I have always wanted to.And as a DIY guy I wanted to build such a device for myself but days of internet search yielded no results. I later had an idea on it, I applied it to the optical...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:35:32 PDT
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/CDSF/HZ5DTMJ5/FJRCDSFHZ5DTMJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/CDSF/HZ5DTMJ5/FJRCDSFHZ5DTMJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/CDSF/HZ5DTMJ5/FJRCDSFHZ5DTMJ5.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan *This text is an excerpt from the video, It is recommended you watch the video to know what is going on!*Now actually the concoction we are going to be making, has quite a history, this same process was used during the later years in the Vietnam war, to produce a Substitute Napalm like substance, as...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SMALL.jpg sjowett Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home PageAimThe aim of this project is to be able to delay the start of the washing machine by a few hours. Th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Keep Your Phone Safe On The Water Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-Your-Phone-Safe-On-The-Water-Hack/
Keep Your Phone Safe On The Water Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QL12/HZ13EG7P/FHCQL12HZ13EG7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QL12/HZ13EG7P/FHCQL12HZ13EG7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QL12/HZ13EG7P/FHCQL12HZ13EG7P.SMALL.jpg didexo Have you ever worried about having your phone drop into the water when you're at the beach, lake or even on a boat or kayak? You could buy a phone case to protect your phone from water but those are quite expensive. But, luckily for you, you're a part of Instructables. I'm here to show you this simp...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:40:30 PDT
DIY Easy Adjustable Rainbow Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Adjustable-Rainbow-Loom/
DIY Easy Adjustable Rainbow Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/US5K/HYVDRT6C/F6LUS5KHYVDRT6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/US5K/HYVDRT6C/F6LUS5KHYVDRT6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/US5K/HYVDRT6C/F6LUS5KHYVDRT6C.SMALL.jpg Leiana2213 Having trouble with using your Rainbow Loom for making bracelets like the fishtail? I know I do, so I made a working alternative loom that i can adjust as I want! And even better, this one has a storage space! Get What You Need! You're going to need two things:Push pinsA small cardboard box that ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:02:02 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
Personal Bottle Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Bottle-Float/
Personal Bottle Float - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Refreshing beverages poolside is something we all look forward in summer. Usually you have to leave the water to grab a cold one, as drinks in the pool either sink to the bottom or get watery while you're ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:22:29 PDT
Cruise Control / Togle RT Button: XBOX 360 Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Cruise-Control-Togle-RT-Button-XBOX-360-Controller/
Cruise Control / Togle RT Button: XBOX 360 Controller Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/8EW7/HYSIUX67/F028EW7HYSIUX67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/8EW7/HYSIUX67/F028EW7HYSIUX67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/8EW7/HYSIUX67/F028EW7HYSIUX67.SMALL.jpg LizardShop This is a togle button that controls the RT button. But the principle is almost the same for every button and can be applied to almost any controller.Enjoy! Getting The Materials These materials are very easy to find you may have them laying around!Toggle switchWireHot GlueFoam (optional)TOOLSDre...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:20:27 PDT
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Aluminum-Casting-EVER/
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I've hacked the Aluminum casting process right down to nothing. No longer is metal casting the domain of big hairy dudes in sleeveless Iron Maiden Tees. This instructable will show you how to cast aluminum parts in 5 minutes with little more than a stick welder, some graphite and kid's toy Kinetic S...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:09:08 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Fix a Broken Car Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Broken-Car-Key/
Fix a Broken Car Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SMALL.jpg solobo Micro-chipped car keys cost like $50 to replace. Who wants to pay $50 to fix a broken plastic loop? Yet who can stand to see their key suffer away from his friends and family on the key-chain? Suffer no longer, my sad, disconnected key friend. Here's a 5-minute, 5-cent fix. Drill a Hole in Your Ke...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:15:51 PDT
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-phone-holdermount-for-bikebicyle-with-ease-/
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SMALL.jpg D Inventor This instructible shows how to make a mobile phone holder for your bike/bicycle/cycle (whatever u call it! lol)...the bonus features of this so called-'hack' are many!!1. Tired of keeping phone in your pocket with chances of it falling down when u go for biking??! #this hack will allow you to attach...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 02:35:27 PDT
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? http://www.instructables.com/id/Strip-A-Wire-Life-Hack/
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SMALL.jpg turtleson Strip a wire without wire strippers... With dental floss? This is my first instructable :) I got this idea because I was trying to find a way to strip my wires, but there was nothing on the internet, so I came up with a somewhat clever way to strip the ends of wire. remember to vote! Getting The R...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:27:22 PDT
Quiz System Made of... Hacked Wall Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-System-Made-of-Hacked-Wall-Lights/
Quiz System Made of... Hacked Wall Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/370X/HYCSYJIR/FA3370XHYCSYJIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/370X/HYCSYJIR/FA3370XHYCSYJIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/370X/HYCSYJIR/FA3370XHYCSYJIR.SMALL.jpg dmitryp This is a guide on how to build really inexpensive and attractively looking Quiz Systrem based on hacked wall lights and Arduino board. The video demonstrates designing and assembling process and if you find it interesting please welcome to the next page for more technical details! Finding and Ha...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 18:42:34 PDT
No Closet Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Closet-Storage-Solution/
No Closet Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Living in cities can often mean having to make do with spaces that are not optimal for their purpose - i.e.: a "bedroom" (read: study or large walk in closet) with no closet. My no closet storage solution has a tiny footprint and offers you a good looking way to keep your clothes organized in a spat...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:52:31 PDT
Mason Jar Blender Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Blender-Hack/
Mason Jar Blender Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M0P/HY12H3KJ/FKO6M0PHY12H3KJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M0P/HY12H3KJ/FKO6M0PHY12H3KJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/6M0P/HY12H3KJ/FKO6M0PHY12H3KJ.SMALL.jpg bmelton1 This is a quick Ible on how to use a mason jar as a blender pitcher. The parts The bottom of most blenders will screw off and become 2 pieces. These pieces fit most Mason jars. WHO KNEW? Ensure the proper fit Make sure that the blades fit into the jar without the blades hitting the sides. Ensu...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:33:51 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-your-camping-cooler-light-up-like-your-fridge/
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SMALL.jpg MechanicalMashup At night when camping or having a campfire in your back yard. Finding 'your' drinks in the cooler is a pain. You cannot see what drink is yours in the dark of night. Then you freeze your hands fishing around in the ice pulling several out that are not yours. Finally, in pain, you pull your frozen cl...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Breaking Bottles With Bare Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Breaking-Bottles-With-Bare-Hands/
Breaking Bottles With Bare Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/83F5/HXWNBYLC/FBL83F5HXWNBYLC.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan In the first video I will show you a trick to break the bottom out of bottles using your Bare Hands! This is quite simple to do and a cool Trick to show your friends. In the second video I demonstrate the differences between Compression ratio of Water Vs. Air, using Some glass Bottles and some Nor...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:21 PDT
nail art hack 3 (geometric nails) http://www.instructables.com/id/nail-art-hack-3-geometric-nails/
nail art hack 3 (geometric nails) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/IQLE/HXRNRXEQ/FUPIQLEHXRNRXEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/IQLE/HXRNRXEQ/FUPIQLEHXRNRXEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/IQLE/HXRNRXEQ/FUPIQLEHXRNRXEQ.SMALL.jpg sabu.dawdy A bold nail art which needs a steady hand. but this art can be done without much fuss with the help of scotch tape Preping prep your nails as well as paste a few strips of scotch tape on to your working surface. Easiest nail art, black blocks place the tape as you desire. i placed mine diagona...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:42:31 PDT
Nail art hack 2 (marble nails) for cheap nail enamels http://www.instructables.com/id/nail-art-hack-2-marble-nails/
Nail art hack 2 (marble nails) for cheap nail enamels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/LKY4/HXRNRWUW/F21LKY4HXRNRWUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/LKY4/HXRNRWUW/F21LKY4HXRNRWUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/LKY4/HXRNRWUW/F21LKY4HXRNRWUW.SMALL.jpg sabu.dawdy marble nail art with use of water can get messy, trust me i tried it all took me three day to remove the entire nail enamel from my hands and fingers.so this is a little hack i do to play with marble nails ;)enjoy :)you people might feel that the water idea is alot better then this one. but trust me...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:40:14 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Heavy duty repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-duty-repair/
Heavy duty repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RJ9G/HXMUR5FO/FY5RJ9GHXMUR5FO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RJ9G/HXMUR5FO/FY5RJ9GHXMUR5FO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RJ9G/HXMUR5FO/FY5RJ9GHXMUR5FO.SMALL.jpg Mvmeerkerk Sometime normal wire is not enough Fishing wire and bags Sometimes you need to use needle and thread to repair a bag. Normal thread breaks easy so you can use fishing wire to get the job done. Stitchs the fabric with the fishing wire Use a needle and thread connect the pieces of fabric. Appl...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:01:47 PDT
Charcoal Grill Conversion with Pallet Side Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Grill-Conversion-with-Pallet-Side-Tables/
Charcoal Grill Conversion with Pallet Side Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/8SWV/HXLMIM8F/FZX8SWVHXLMIM8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/8SWV/HXLMIM8F/FZX8SWVHXLMIM8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/8SWV/HXLMIM8F/FZX8SWVHXLMIM8F.SMALL.jpg American Ruin I have a great #mikehacks for your summer grilling!Last year, I made an Instructable that showed you how to replace broken side tables on a grill. ( http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Grill-Side-Ta... ) There were just two unexpected problems with the grill. 1. Gas grilling lacks the smokey flavor ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:33:22 PDT
Nail art hack 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-art-hack-1/
Nail art hack 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PNNO/HXMKM00J/FIUPNNOHXMKM00J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PNNO/HXMKM00J/FIUPNNOHXMKM00J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/PNNO/HXMKM00J/FIUPNNOHXMKM00J.SMALL.jpg sabu.dawdy Nail art is a creative way to decorate nails. It is a type of art which can be done on fingernails and toenails. It became commonly known in beauty salons and it is considered as fashion activity. Throughout time, nail art became a part of fashion and beauty while in history it was a part of aristoc...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Soda dispenser hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-dispenser-hack/
Soda dispenser hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W4JP/HXIK9NPN/FCFW4JPHXIK9NPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W4JP/HXIK9NPN/FCFW4JPHXIK9NPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W4JP/HXIK9NPN/FCFW4JPHXIK9NPN.SMALL.jpg Viliuks In this instructable I will show you how to hack a carbonated water dispenser bottle to soda dispenser! Gather all of you'r materials You will need:A knifeCarbonated water bottle dispenserA soda bottle preferably 1.5literA glass to pour your drink in Cut the black tab from the bottle All you ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:15:27 PDT
Braun Shaver Cleaning Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Braun-Shaver-Cleaning-Hack/
Braun Shaver Cleaning Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/WHYZ/HXF579W2/F1DWHYZHXF579W2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/WHYZ/HXF579W2/F1DWHYZHXF579W2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/WHYZ/HXF579W2/F1DWHYZHXF579W2.SMALL.jpg doncra My Braun shaver system has small cleaning pods - when empty they can be cleaned and refilled for less than half the price of new ones Remove used up cleaning pod Press the button on the left hand side of the unit and remove used cleaning cartridge Rinse Upend the cartridge and then rinse clean...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 19:26:12 PDT