Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:28:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Concrete Tire Piers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Tire-Piers/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:37:46 PDT
Aluminium Can Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Can-Roses/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:29 PDT
Custom Vacation Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Vacation-Photo-Frame/
Custom Vacation Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9L0C/IDUFH5ZU/FW19L0CIDUFH5ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9L0C/IDUFH5ZU/FW19L0CIDUFH5ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9L0C/IDUFH5ZU/FW19L0CIDUFH5ZU.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory So you just got this awesome photo postcard in the mail, and it's a real keepsake! Maybe you want to create a keepsake for yourself, or as a gift for the cool people who sent you the postcard. With an inexpensive wooden frame, homemade decoupage glue and some map images - preferably related to the ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:12:52 PDT
DIY Craft Measuring & Mixing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Craft-Measuring-Mixing-Kit/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:37 PDT
The Shoe Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Shoe-Pocket/
The Shoe Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FOX2/IDQHMP7E/F87FOX2IDQHMP7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FOX2/IDQHMP7E/F87FOX2IDQHMP7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/FOX2/IDQHMP7E/F87FOX2IDQHMP7E.SMALL.jpg CJ_ADAM Is there anything more annoying while running than having a set of keys poking you at every step?Carrying keys when you leave your apartment or home to exercise can be quite troublesome. If you put them in your pocket they jangle about. If you hold them in your hand then you are forced to keep your ...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:11:47 PDT
Computer case drawer unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-case-drawer-unit/
Computer case drawer unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6OXJ/IDOVOT9Q/FMA6OXJIDOVOT9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6OXJ/IDOVOT9Q/FMA6OXJIDOVOT9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6OXJ/IDOVOT9Q/FMA6OXJIDOVOT9Q.SMALL.jpg licheness I recently intercepted a heavy duty, solid metal server computer case headed for recycling. Strong enough to stand on! It hung around gathering dust for a while, as I contemplated what to do with it, and eventually I decided to make it into a desktop drawer unit to help better organize the tools and...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 18:20:55 PDT
Super recycled benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-recycled-benchtop-power-supply/
Super recycled benchtop power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SMALL.jpg juaspo Working with electronics you are bound to need different voltage sources for your projects. So having a good and reliable benchtop power supply is way, way, waaay easier and more convenient than having to combine batteries in different ways or trying to find a power adaptor that can deliver just tha...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:25:47 PDT
Pringles Can Craft Storage Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Pringles-Can-Craft-Storage-Redux/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:43:07 PDT
Emergency Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fire-Starter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:19:13 PDT
Laser cut Storage for Small parts and recycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Storage-for-Small-parts-and-recycle/
Laser cut Storage for Small parts and recycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SMALL.jpg girlsinthehall In this instructable I will go over building a box to house drawers made of heavy cardstock. The instructions can be modified to suit different sized drawers and or box and shelves. I built the box out of .188 plywood and cut it on a Laser cutter. The measurements that I used were 19 inches ...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:07:58 PDT
Pringles Can Craft Needle Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pringles-Can-Craft-Needle-Storage/
Pringles Can Craft Needle Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/DRIV/IDH80KRL/FJCDRIVIDH80KRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/DRIV/IDH80KRL/FJCDRIVIDH80KRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/DRIV/IDH80KRL/FJCDRIVIDH80KRL.SMALL.jpg MandyStultz Out of chips? Don't throw away the cans - they make super handy storage for lots of things! This tutorial covers how to turn the cans into storage for your knitting needles and crochet hooks. Gather Your Materials Gather your materials. For this project, you'll need:Pringles canSmall piece of ...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:07:54 PDT
Bike from waste materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-from-waste-materials/
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By: Siva Prasad N V

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 09:07:11 PDT
Upcycle! De-Clutter! Old picture frame into a clothesline style collage frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-De-Clutter-Old-picture-frame-into-a-clothe/
Upcycle! De-Clutter! Old picture frame into a clothesline style collage frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/PUX9/IDCXH7UL/FQWPUX9IDCXH7UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/PUX9/IDCXH7UL/FQWPUX9IDCXH7UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/PUX9/IDCXH7UL/FQWPUX9IDCXH7UL.SMALL.jpg ChelseaMaeArt In my endless de-cluttering of tiny apartment, I decided to collect all the little frames sitting on all the little shelves and put them all into one flat wall hanging frame. Oh so flat!I got the idea when wandering around the local craft store where I saw all these shabby chic frames with twine or ...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 20:51:40 PDT
Dog Rope from Old Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Rope-from-Old-Socks/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:18:06 PDT
Choosing Greener Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Plastics/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:07:16 PDT
Recycle your treated wood railing in base tree contour http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-your-treated-wood-railing-in-base-tree-con/
Recycle your treated wood railing in base tree contour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/TIQQ/ID7UYYBL/F1ATIQQID7UYYBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/TIQQ/ID7UYYBL/F1ATIQQID7UYYBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/TIQQ/ID7UYYBL/F1ATIQQID7UYYBL.SMALL.jpg pchap Recycle your treated wood railing in base tree contour Convert your old wood railling in an base tree contour Remove your old wood railling and disassembled Dismantled the wood banister. Dismantled the wood banister. Cut and sanded all the railing bar. cut and sanded. Assemble each boards...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:55:31 PDT
Shoe pot plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pot-plant/
Shoe pot plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SMALL.jpg Siva Prasad N V This is a simple project which you can do in 15 minThings you will need: Old shoe Pencil,fabric paint,brushHair dryerSoilPlant Design your shoe Design your shoe using pencil and paint it with fabric paint.If you have a hair dryer use it to dry paint. Soil Put soil in your shoe. Planting Pla...
By: Siva Prasad N V

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:14:03 PDT
Tame those shopping bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Tame-those-shopping-bags/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 16:04:31 PDT
How to Recycle Old Laptop Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-Laptop-Battery/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:19:44 PDT
Napkin Holder - Recycled wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Napkin-Holder-Recycled-wood/
Napkin Holder - Recycled wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1JJM/ID2XE5PH/FKT1JJMID2XE5PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1JJM/ID2XE5PH/FKT1JJMID2XE5PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1JJM/ID2XE5PH/FKT1JJMID2XE5PH.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks This is a very easy project and is based upon Steve Good's pattern. I changed the rose from Steve's pattern to a Celtic Knot and changed the top holder to fit this new design. My updated pattern can be downloaded here You can change the design on the top if you so wish, in your favorite vector editi...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 21:16:05 PDT
FURNITURE / TABLE MADE FROM PALLETS http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-made-from-recycled-pallet/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 10:01:24 PDT
Build a Milk Jug Raft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Milk-Jug-Raft/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:20:43 PDT
Tools Organizer - Made with 3d Parts and OJ Funnels http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-Organizer-Made-with-3d-Parts-and-OJ-Funnels/
Tools Organizer - Made with 3d Parts and OJ Funnels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZBID/ID1SRA3O/FHLZBIDID1SRA3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZBID/ID1SRA3O/FHLZBIDID1SRA3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZBID/ID1SRA3O/FHLZBIDID1SRA3O.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio To explain it at first, OJ Funnels in this case isn't a particular person, it just means a main part of this project: "The orange juice funnel"The funnel itself is part of the orange juice bottle made from plastic and gets dropped into the trash or recycling bin, after the content is empty. - Until ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 15:57:19 PDT
DIY Recycled Gift Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Recycled-Gift-Tags/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:19:33 PDT
BBQ/Braai Table http://www.instructables.com/id/BBQBraai-Table-1/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:08:12 PDT
Alien Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Wood-Burner/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:29:13 PDT
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tequila-Bottle-Cigar-Box-Arduino-Cool-Night-Light/
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love recycling beautiful things and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two into something useful and fun! We took a Tequila bottle, a cigar box, and Arduino Uno, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light.There are a myriad of ways to achieve this, but thi...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:16:33 PDT
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodome-Tent-Kit-50/
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SMALL.jpg fisho1 This instructable is going to take you through my process of design and development and give you all the information you need so you can build a 4m diameter geodome kit for under £50. I am also going to go in to some key decision points and ideas for keeping the cost down and making this accessible ...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:49:34 PDT
Shop Apron from Ruined Shorts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Apron-from-Ruined-Shorts/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:01:00 PDT
Scrap Wood to Shed Complex http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-to-Shed-Complex/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:26:15 PDT
Refashioning Flea Market Finds - Rusted Metal to Modern White http://www.instructables.com/id/Refashioning-Flea-Market-Finds-Rusted-Metal-to-Mod/
Refashioning Flea Market Finds - Rusted Metal to Modern White - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/RPIU/ICG2BBQE/FAWRPIUICG2BBQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/RPIU/ICG2BBQE/FAWRPIUICG2BBQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/RPIU/ICG2BBQE/FAWRPIUICG2BBQE.SMALL.jpg rawdesignco This DIY project is so simple, but gets really nice results!I recently went "garage saling" with my mom, and we stumbled upon an antique store that was closing. The owner was dying to get rid of her merchandise, and I basically died of excitement. Thrifting and vintage shopping is my favorite hobby....
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:27:32 PDT
Headband from recycled T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Headband-from-recycled-T-Shirt/
Headband from recycled T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/WV43/ICE1X74V/FUGWV43ICE1X74V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/WV43/ICE1X74V/FUGWV43ICE1X74V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/WV43/ICE1X74V/FUGWV43ICE1X74V.SMALL.jpg SNLouise Headbands have been a big thing lately and I wanted to try my hand at making some headbands of my own. I had an old t-shirt that I was getting rid of so I thought it would be a great time to try this new project. Supplies You will need the following:A T-shirt - Something you no longer use and are...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:01:41 PDT
Tea box to Tea light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-box-to-Tea-light/
Tea box to Tea light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/VO14/ICE1W5W0/F3DVO14ICE1W5W0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/VO14/ICE1W5W0/F3DVO14ICE1W5W0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/VO14/ICE1W5W0/F3DVO14ICE1W5W0.SMALL.jpg CraftDee1 This was so fun to make! Prep the Tea box Open the box at the side seam Lay box flat onto work surface and coat with gesso Make the window For the window I used a chipboard window from Gina's Designs. I placed the window on the box where I wanted it to be and traced the inside of the win...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:00:33 PDT
Alcohol bottle soap dispenser - 10mins project http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-bottle-soap-dispenser-10mins-project/
Alcohol bottle soap dispenser - 10mins project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/30U0/IC6IHAV8/FE730U0IC6IHAV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/30U0/IC6IHAV8/FE730U0IC6IHAV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/30U0/IC6IHAV8/FE730U0IC6IHAV8.SMALL.jpg Ashwin e i In my attempt to reuse the waste bottles lying at home, i decided to make this super easy project. I spent absolutely nothing on this project. All parts are from old stuff i'm pretty sure all of you have lying somewhere at home :) I've tried keeping it as simple as possible. Hope you guys like it :)...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:23:47 PDT
trophy bottle topper http://www.instructables.com/id/trophy-bottle-topper/
trophy bottle topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/P24P/ICBRXBVL/FWTP24PICBRXBVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/P24P/ICBRXBVL/FWTP24PICBRXBVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/P24P/ICBRXBVL/FWTP24PICBRXBVL.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Top your decanter, olive oil bottle, or even screw cap bottles with a fun and decorative trophy bottle topper. These are quick and easy to make, and would be the perfect gift to bring along with a bottle of wine as a present for the host. This topper upcycles some old trophies that I had lying aroun...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:52:17 PDT
Make a Simple Pin Board out of Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Pin-Board-out-of-Recycled-Materials/
Make a Simple Pin Board out of Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/HJDD/IC5C5I91/FPIHJDDIC5C5I91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/HJDD/IC5C5I91/FPIHJDDIC5C5I91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/HJDD/IC5C5I91/FPIHJDDIC5C5I91.SMALL.jpg sofiaencinasdesign Here I will show you how to make a super cute, creative pin board out of cardboard and empty rolls of toilet paper! MATERIALS Old Cardboard Boxes/Pieces of CardboardOld Empty (clean) Toilet Paper RollsPaint (whichever color you like)Paint BrushHot Glue GunExacto Knife or CutterScissors (to cut t...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Recycled Fish Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Fish-Wall-Art/
Recycled Fish Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/46JF/IC42D85A/FNC46JFIC42D85A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/46JF/IC42D85A/FNC46JFIC42D85A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/46JF/IC42D85A/FNC46JFIC42D85A.SMALL.jpg Banana Pie Do you want a new piece of art on your wall? Do you want to cut down your amount of waste? Well if you do then this project is perfect for you. These fish are completely made out of recycled materials like cans, bottle caps, aluminum pans, and scrap wood. Each of these items are items that you proba...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:26:19 PDT
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Rustic-Cooler-From-Broken-Refrigerator-and/
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/8H8B/IC4MUJ9K/F5V8H8BIC4MUJ9K.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this instructable I'll be showing you how to turn an old broken refrigerator into an awesome rustic cooler, great for parties, bonfires, and all of types of outdoor festivities. This project is easy to tackle and best of all it doesn't cost a lot to build as most of the materials are recycled or...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:52:31 PDT
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack-for-Quadcopter-recycling-18650-ce/
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/SYPD/IC37EQ4A/FEYSYPDIC37EQ4A.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Old laptop cells can hold a charge long after your laptop goes kaput. Here's how to recycle those cells to make a general-purpose battery pack!This battery pack is good for things like RC planes, quadcopters, FPV, and more (if your cells have the correct C rating)! It has a nominal voltage of 11.1v ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:39:27 PDT
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Self-Watering-Garden-Greenhouse-from/
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SMALL.jpg mustangcobrax This instructable shows how I built a versatile and low maintenance above ground garden & greenhouse. This garden planter is self-watering, moisture regulating, self-filling, self-protected, and portable (with help or equipment). While not totally free, I kept my costs to a minimum by using roughly ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:08:54 PDT
Bee Hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Hotel/
Bee Hotel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/PP04/IC0VFPMQ/F44PP04IC0VFPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/PP04/IC0VFPMQ/F44PP04IC0VFPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/PP04/IC0VFPMQ/F44PP04IC0VFPMQ.SMALL.jpg hboom I had a lot off blocks left over from taking pallets apart.So I wonder what I could make of it.Here it is .... a Bee Hotel. What you need. 1. Pallet block2. Pallet wood ( 1 of 18 cm, 1 of 20 cm. and 1 of 23 cm. long )3. A thin piece of wood ( the width of the pallet wood )4. Hollow twigs5. Dri...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:09:05 PDT
Square seat (Puff) - Puff cuadrado http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-seat-Puff-Puff-cuadrado/
Square seat (Puff) - Puff cuadrado - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/JHJC/IC0CHY1L/FB2JHJCIC0CHY1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/JHJC/IC0CHY1L/FB2JHJCIC0CHY1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/JHJC/IC0CHY1L/FB2JHJCIC0CHY1L.SMALL.jpg kraeheTishka Hola!!Hoy les traje como hacer unos asientos de materiales reciclados.Resulta que hace unas semanas me llevaron a mi trabajo unos botes de suavizante de tela de 20 litros, para que hiciera algo útil con ellos.Unos días después encontré retasas de tela de colores, así que eche a andar la maquina indu...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:51:20 PDT
Rainbow Caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Caps/
Rainbow Caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/O2BR/IBYWYSD4/FHBO2BRIBYWYSD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/O2BR/IBYWYSD4/FHBO2BRIBYWYSD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/O2BR/IBYWYSD4/FHBO2BRIBYWYSD4.SMALL.jpg dismissie When you live in a beachy, touristy location, bottle caps are abundant, so I'm always trying to think of ways to re-use them. This contest was great for that. Most of the colors are easy to find- but purple ones are pretty scarce. Materials When I start a project, it's hard to know just what tool...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 13:24:35 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-Garden/
Outdoor Pallet Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson This instructable will show you how a pallet garden can be constructed. Super low cost, primarily recycled, materials and a little elbow grease create a oasis in your backyard that will supply you with produce all year round if you so choose.We hope you enjoy! Please vote for us at the top right or ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:42:11 PDT
Sofia's House http://www.instructables.com/id/Sofias-House/
Sofia's House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SMALL.jpg Diogo Granato Sofia's House was the project that made me realize that it was possible to do much more by my self. It was my first big DIY project. Making the frame the only wood that I bought was to do the frame. It was important to have a strong and resistant frame. Roof After making the frame I bought...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:55:20 PDT
Kitchen Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Cabinet-251/
Kitchen Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SMALL.jpg Omer O We (me and my wife) move to a small house with no kitchen storage solutions.I was looking for a way to solve the problem with minimum expenses.I decided to build a wooden cabin closet from recycled wood pallets. Design First I design it on 3D software.When planning in a three-dimensional softwar...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:10:54 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess A few months ago while looking through some of the awesome Instructables, I came across the Concrete Light Bulb Wall Hook by Whamodyne. Ever since reading that Instructable, I've been literally... "hooked".I decided to make my own version by improving upon the idea by making it as realistic as ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT
Garden Shed from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Shed-from-Pallets/
Garden Shed from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SMALL.jpg SirPhobos15 Pallets can be used for a wide variety of projects , here I am gonna show you how I turned regular shipping pallets into the biggest part of a garden shed. I hope this will in turn spark some ideas into some people and maybe save some good lumber from just being burned up or thrown out. let's see if...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:10:56 PDT
Liquid Watercolors From Dry Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/Liquid-Watercolors-From-Dry-Markers/
Liquid Watercolors From Dry Markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/I735/IBRRVVAO/F3PI735IBRRVVAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/I735/IBRRVVAO/F3PI735IBRRVVAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/I735/IBRRVVAO/F3PI735IBRRVVAO.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia As an elementary art teacher, I have a huge pile up of markers that my little ones have left the caps off of and let dry out. We lovingly call these icky markers. I hate to just throw them away, so one of the things I do with them is make liquid watercolors. Materials:markerscupswaterbottles funnel ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 18:14:38 PDT
Digital sign-age on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-sign-age-on-the-cheap/
Digital sign-age on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/A6B7/IBRRTSKO/FFYA6B7IBRRTSKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/A6B7/IBRRTSKO/FFYA6B7IBRRTSKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/A6B7/IBRRTSKO/FFYA6B7IBRRTSKO.SMALL.gif aaahotdog Digital store front window sign-age can be expensive. You may not have the technical know how to manage or create updates to the information seen on the display. Here is how you can create and manage your own sign-age for less than you might expect using freeware and a little imagination. Got ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:58:06 PDT