Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:02:27 PST BLOX v1.01 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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Lucky-T-into-a-Lucky-Football/
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/YTX9/I55MVP0L/F6MYTX9I55MVP0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/YTX9/I55MVP0L/F6MYTX9I55MVP0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/YTX9/I55MVP0L/F6MYTX9I55MVP0L.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Here's a way to make your lucky t-shirt even luckier: Upcycle it into a lucky football! Maybe your favorite t-shirt has nacho stains on the belly or maybe your belly doesn't fit in your favorite t-shirt anymore thanks to all those nachos. You can't bear to throw it out because of all the memories yo...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:58:50 PST
Mini Paper Mache Light-Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Paper-Mache-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
Mini Paper Mache Light-Up Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/MW5R/I52CVPE5/FBKMW5RI52CVPE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/MW5R/I52CVPE5/FBKMW5RI52CVPE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/MW5R/I52CVPE5/FBKMW5RI52CVPE5.SMALL.jpg Teisha From an engineering perspective, I think paper mache is fascinating because it lets you make a mold, or a semi-permanent physical record, of something (i.e., a hand, somebody’s face, or a balloon) just using rather ordinary, inexpensive materials. A neat spin-off of paper mache is paper mache pulp –...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:58:14 PST
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-horizontal-ladder-shelf/
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/5KWW/I50X517E/F4Q5KWWI50X517E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/5KWW/I50X517E/F4Q5KWWI50X517E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/5KWW/I50X517E/F4Q5KWWI50X517E.SMALL.jpg chrismo It's been a while, but I'm back with another instructable! This time with a practical wall mounted ladder!I came about this idea after seeing a photo on my Facebook news feed with a small ladder mounted on a wall. I thought to myself, what a cool idea that is...but it needs to be bigger! and now tha...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Can-into-a-Drinking-Can-Glass/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:50:50 PST
walnut and vw parts stools/ side tables http://www.instructables.com/id/walnut-and-vw-parts-stools-side-tables/
walnut and vw parts stools/ side tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SMALL.jpg timsway for the past year i've had some vw springs and brake drums laying around and some slices of local walnut. then it hit me...i'm uploading this video to instructables just to enter the wood contest - even though most of the work here is with the metal. i kinda figured nick offerman and crew might dig...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:58:40 PST
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Cardboard-Stand/
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I consider this cardboard stand as my multipurpose bed table's brother. I guess it's not hard for your to guess why! They have many things in common, but the main difference is that this one is not for beds, but it's smaller (for smaller objects), faster and even simpler to make.I thought about this...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:18:55 PST
New life for a vintage Opal ring http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-an-old-ring/
New life for a vintage Opal ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/0OJ4/I4SCL5TW/F600OJ4I4SCL5TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/0OJ4/I4SCL5TW/F600OJ4I4SCL5TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/0OJ4/I4SCL5TW/F600OJ4I4SCL5TW.SMALL.jpg Honus This was a really fun project. At my work we're often brought older jewelry pieces to repair and modify and the owner of this vintage Opal ring wanted to keep part of her original ring and incorporate it into an entirely new design, which was a neat challenge. By creating a 3D model it was possible ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:20:36 PST
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Wine-Rack-and-Liquor-Shelf/
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Z5BA/I4PHIBBT/FFTZ5BAI4PHIBBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Z5BA/I4PHIBBT/FFTZ5BAI4PHIBBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Z5BA/I4PHIBBT/FFTZ5BAI4PHIBBT.SMALL.jpg macgyver603 Pallets are one of my favorite sources for building materials. With a bit of work, you can get some great project wood out of lumber that would otherwise be thrown out. Pallet projects also provide the unique challenge to adapt to the material as you work since no two pallet boards are alike. Accent...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:34:34 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Piggy-Bank/
Jam Jar Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SMALL.jpg smori This piggy bank is meant to look like a real strawberry jam jar so that you can hide your money in plain site. It's perfect for when you need a little extra cash in a 'jam'! Gather Your Materials You will need: jar with a lid red tissue papercardboardMod Podge or another glue that will dry clear...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Simple Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
Simple Mason Jar Soap Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/D5RE/I4IX4JNO/FSFD5REI4IX4JNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/D5RE/I4IX4JNO/FSFD5REI4IX4JNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/D5RE/I4IX4JNO/FSFD5REI4IX4JNO.SMALL.jpg CJ_ADAM Love mason jars? Hate the look of regular old soap dispensers by your sink? If you answered yes to both of these questions then here is a nice and easy guide to make a simple mason jar soap dispenser to for fill all your soap and home decor needs. I kept it as simple as possible. To make this instru...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:38:27 PST
Table Made Out Of A 100 Year Old Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Made-Of-A-100-Year-Old-Door/
Table Made Out Of A 100 Year Old Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/001S/I4ID956K/FKD001SI4ID956K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/001S/I4ID956K/FKD001SI4ID956K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/001S/I4ID956K/FKD001SI4ID956K.SMALL.jpg molarin My cousin is renovating his old house and he found an old door that he had no use of. He asked me if I could make him a living room table in shabby chic style. The door and the planks are over 100 years old. The plank was part of the floor and the door was to a small wardrobe in the room where this ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:30:36 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 SPICE RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/MASON-JAR-SPICE-RACK/
MASON JAR SPICE RACK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BQYZ/I4CMTH9N/F2KBQYZI4CMTH9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BQYZ/I4CMTH9N/F2KBQYZI4CMTH9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BQYZ/I4CMTH9N/F2KBQYZI4CMTH9N.SMALL.jpg abeaule This project was inspired by my granddads storage system in his workshop. I added a little style to it and voila ! It looks pretty good in my kitchen. This Spice Rack is easy to make and personalize to your needs. You don't need to use mason jars, recycled containers with screwable tops would do. It...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:40:17 PST
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Table-from-Reclaimed-Desk/
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SMALL.jpg tjdux In my hometown here in Nebraska every spring we have a city wide clean up. Everyone in town can put almost what ever they want on the curb, or haul it to the dump yourself, and not have to pay the fee. In town they bring in dump trucks and loader tractors and go house by house, like regular gar...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:06:38 PST
Mini recycled chalkboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-recycled-chalkboards/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:59:04 PST
Easy To Make 'Pencil boxes' Recycle Your Pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-To-Make-Pencil-boxes-Recycle-Your-Pencils/
Easy To Make 'Pencil boxes' Recycle Your Pencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/V5DY/I3TI7O82/FBRV5DYI3TI7O82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/V5DY/I3TI7O82/FBRV5DYI3TI7O82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/V5DY/I3TI7O82/FBRV5DYI3TI7O82.SMALL.jpg travelandeat This is a great way to use up those little pencils you have laying around, that nobody wants to use!It will give your desk a pop of colour, or bring a smile to someones face if you decide to give it as a gift. Fill it with some goodies, pens or 'new' pencils, or just give it the way it is! What ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:49:39 PST
Radiographic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Radiographic-Lamp/
Radiographic Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SMALL.jpg NegroJ I like re-using and re-cycling. My lamp broke up so i tried to make another one that fits better my bad taste. What you need I'm lazy and italian so i don't know the name of every part of the material needed.Just few word about the transparent plate. Obviously it's not glass, it's plastic.TOOL:- ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:33 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
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Stuffed-IKEA-Pillows/
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 On my most recent trip to IKEA I bought 4 Slan Pillows to use in my new bed set.They weren't very substantial but they were crazy cheap ($2) and my local IKEA was out of most of the mid-range quality pillows. So I bought four of them because I'm an idiot who thought that I wasn't picky about the siz...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:02:15 PST
Eat Now!!! - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Now-Arduino/
Eat Now!!! - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/HP9K/I3H79O00/FCQHP9KI3H79O00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/HP9K/I3H79O00/FCQHP9KI3H79O00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/HP9K/I3H79O00/FCQHP9KI3H79O00.SMALL.jpg servio_trc EAT NOW!!! Project using ArduinoOne month ago I was at school with several partners and we had a subject related to electronics, so our final project for that subject was building a device using the Arduino open source platform. Due to that we built an automatic pet´s food distributor that is explai...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:16:45 PST
5 Minute Fashionable Fingerless Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Fashionable-Fingerless-Gloves/
5 Minute Fashionable Fingerless Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/WL2G/I3KBOBYY/FNBWL2GI3KBOBYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/WL2G/I3KBOBYY/FNBWL2GI3KBOBYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/WL2G/I3KBOBYY/FNBWL2GI3KBOBYY.SMALL.jpg Vintiquities Create these warm, fun and fashionable Fingerless gloves in no time at all. It takes me about 5 minutes to complete a pair. Each year I make a new pair in a new color for myself and my family members. They all love them and so do I. These are very warm since they are made from used wool sweaters. T...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:43:14 PST
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Night-Light-Castle/
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson In this instructable i am going to show you how to recycle an old jar into a charming nightlight that can be used in side or out doors and can be left unattended as it doesn't use an open flame. Tools and materials MaterialsA Jar.Polymer clay. Grey (or in my case mixed black and white) granite, m...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:56:18 PST
Recycling A PC Internal Card Reader - Make it External & Portable http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-A-PC-Internal-Card-Reader-Make-it-Extern/
Recycling A PC Internal Card Reader - Make it External & Portable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0FHT/I395S3AE/FUC0FHTI395S3AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0FHT/I395S3AE/FUC0FHTI395S3AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/0FHT/I395S3AE/FUC0FHTI395S3AE.SMALL.jpg qakaos I had a bunch of these left over from some older computers that were faulty and being disposed of, so I thought I 'd make them useful again as a "portable usb device" These units are designed to be fitted inside a computers case 3.5" bay - I know you can buy something 10 times smaller for a couple o...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 18:40:59 PST
Straw Flute http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Flute/
Straw Flute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Huzzah! Welcome to your ticket to first chair at the fast food restaurant orchestra! With your new straw flute, you are sure to razzle, dazzle, or at least mildly annoy those around you. For the full effect, have 30 first graders make them and impress their parents at assembly. :)This project is qui...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:35:37 PST
Coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-rack-1/
Coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T93R/I34DXW6J/FUAT93RI34DXW6J.SMALL.jpg Metal_maestro While working in the shop my brother expressed his dislike of how we throw our coats and other discarded garments over chairs, equipment, or anything that will hold them. And being easily distracted as I am, I decided to build a coat and/or hat rack.Things I used: MIG welder 4 1/2 inch grinder wi...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:16:14 PST
Mini Fireplace - Upcycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fireplace-Upcycled-Materials/
Mini Fireplace - Upcycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch A fireplace can set a cozy mood in your room while giving off a "warm" glow. This miniature fire place does all of the above. Our home didn't come with a fireplace so I decided to build one to display during Christmas. This started out as a fish tank stand. Supplies Keep in mind everyone's firepl...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:35:42 PST
Two-Tier Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Tier-Table/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:22 PST
Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Christmas-tree/
Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Create your own Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree these holidays. All you have to do is download the template file available here on instructables and go to mymakedo.com for some parts. NOTE: We have recently changed to new Scru parts so just replace each pair of Repin & Reclip in the instructions for...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 19:37:23 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
Paper Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Furniture/
Paper Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SMALL.jpg Trash To Treasure This Instructable will show you how to turn a couple of old sunday papers into a lasting piece of furniture that you can use! Supplies are extremely common, cheap and easy to use: tape, string, paper. Knowledge of lashing is required, there are many instructables that can teach you how to do this be...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:38:39 PST
Reclaimed Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:59:19 PST
Interchangeable Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Interchangeable-Stamps/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:25:45 PST
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Paper-Bags-for-your-Small-Gifts/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:51:00 PST
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Lift-top-Pallet-Coffee-Table-with-Landing-Gear/
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SMALL.jpg dialmformostyn A coffee table made from upcycled pallet wood and bed slats. The table top lifts to be used as a work surface when seated and also reveals a storage compartment beneath. A pedal-controlled retractable castor wheel system allows the table to be moved smoothly and easily, yet remain stable when in use...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:45 PST
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Birdfeeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Birdfeeder/
Birdfeeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3YDS/I2I4E3IH/FWP3YDSI2I4E3IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3YDS/I2I4E3IH/FWP3YDSI2I4E3IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3YDS/I2I4E3IH/FWP3YDSI2I4E3IH.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Humoristic bird feeder made from recycled plastic detergent bottles. The head can be filled with a large quantity birdseed that stays dry and automatically appears when needed.Last photo shows a variation with a black bottle What's needed Two white detergent bottles with handle, one with matching...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:24:20 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Doghouse-Beach-House-DIY-Using-RecycledRepurposed-/
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SMALL.jpg Craft Klatch I was asked if I would make a dog related craft. I gave it some thought and decided I wanted to stretch my crafting chops and make a doghouse. This is by far the largest project I have tried. I wanted it to be a Key West beach house inspired doghouse - like someone built a colorful cottage, righ...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:01:00 PST
Hypermiler Flat Hubcaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Hypermiler-Moon-Hubcaps-Increase-MPG/
Hypermiler Flat Hubcaps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/9NSU/I24LZJRZ/FOG9NSUI24LZJRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/9NSU/I24LZJRZ/FOG9NSUI24LZJRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/9NSU/I24LZJRZ/FOG9NSUI24LZJRZ.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a This simple instructable will show you how to make some quick and dirty hypermiler hubcaps out of recycled coroplast signs. I got my signs for free, once you keep an eye out for it, the corrugated plastic can be found easily. WARNING! This modification will reduce the rate at which your breaks cool ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:05:13 PST
"Jeweled" Dog Collar from an Old Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeweled-Dog-Collar-from-an-Old-Belt/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:51:37 PDT
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Coroplast-Wall-Storage-for-Tools-and-/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
DIY Dash Camera for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dash-Camera-for-under-20/
DIY Dash Camera for under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this instructable I'll be showing you how to turn an old video capable smartphone and some random, easily acquired odds and ends into a high quality, multi-function dash mounted car video recorder, or Dash Cam. This is an awesome project that allows you to capture some of the amazing things you ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:41:36 PDT
Redo a Cool Old Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Redo-a-Cool-Old-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:02:44 PDT
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Superheroic-Wrist-Gun-made-of-plastic-trash-and-an/
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Yes, it's the orange thing in the right, the one that says "Vote!". That one. Thanks Mom!)If there is something I love in superhero movies, comics and cartoons, is when the hero (or villain) has some kind of wrist mounted weapon. Even I can forgive t...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:50:47 PDT
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-TupperwareStorage-Container-form-a-Milk-J/
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a This tutorial will show you how to make a locking tupperware storage container out of everyday stuff you can find at most households. I have seen similar projects on the internet but they involved using a button or another piece to lock the lid, I wanted to keep it as simple as possible by using one...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
Make a Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
Make a Mason Jar Soap Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 We've all seen those mason jar soap dispensers at expensive home decor stores or at little markets or online or wherever. My wife has always wanted one, and I figured I could make one pretty easily and for a fraction of the cost of one you would buy in a store. Actually, it was free to build!What yo...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:55:37 PDT