Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:18:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Up-Cycled Bowie Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Bowie-Knife/
Up-Cycled Bowie Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/N51Q/I8UUWTOH/FQPN51QI8UUWTOH.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman This build uses entirely recycled materials. The blade is from and old truck spring, but my focus is the nut forged into a guard. Essential for this creation is a welder, but beyond that, only a simply forge is needed. Everything remaining can be done with common tools. Well let's get started with m...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:24:19 PDT
Diced Onion Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Diced-Onion-Hack/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:06:16 PDT
Berni. 3D printed joint for beer bottle furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Berni-Environmentally-Responsible-3D-Printed-Furni/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:03:09 PDT
Fuel Sausages http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Sausages/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:51:59 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The purpose of a rain barrel is to catch rainwater from a downspout and store it for future use. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain barrel will save most gardeners about 1,300 gallons of water during the hot summer months. Saving water not only helps prote...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Recycle Combination Lock into Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Combination-Lock-into-Knecklace/
Recycle Combination Lock into Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A8IW/I8LGL0K7/FLGA8IWI8LGL0K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A8IW/I8LGL0K7/FLGA8IWI8LGL0K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A8IW/I8LGL0K7/FLGA8IWI8LGL0K7.SMALL.jpg bwilsonvi This is a fun way to recycle a combination lock. With very little effort and time we can easily create a unique typographic necklace made from the number tumblers found inside a combination lock. Get hold of a combination lock I found this lock at REI. Unfortunately I have forgotten my combinatio...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:11:27 PDT
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Plastic-Bags-Into-Usable-Plastic-Sheets/
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Plastic bags are something that we all have lying around. Most of these bags can be recycled. You can even recycle them yourself at home. In this project I am going to show you how to fuse plastic bags together to make thick sheets of plastic that you can use in your craft projects. Watch the Vid...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:07:14 PDT
How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
How to open a light bulb without breaking it http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-open-a-light-bulb-without-breaking-it/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:05:47 PDT
Making a Necklace out of Shoebox cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Necklace-out-of-Shoebox-cardboard/
Making a Necklace out of Shoebox cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U28A/I84BB6MB/FV9U28AI84BB6MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U28A/I84BB6MB/FV9U28AI84BB6MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U28A/I84BB6MB/FV9U28AI84BB6MB.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya What if I tell that we are actually able to transform everyday used & old things into something totally unique & beautiful. And if you feel that not everything can be reused or up-cycle, then I would say its only a matter of time till someone figures out how to do that.I believe this instructable is...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:26:45 PDT
Water Bottle Siphon Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Siphon-Pump/
Water Bottle Siphon Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I was helping my brother do an oil change on his motorcycle yesterday, he accidentally added a little too much oil. So instead of going through the hassle of draining and refilling the oil, I decided it would be easier to pull out some from the dipstick hole. I came up with this easy to make water b...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 23:14:36 PDT
Scrap Bin Rigid Heddle Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Bin-Rigid-Heddle-Loom/
Scrap Bin Rigid Heddle Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DGE4/I81V2DJC/F89DGE4I81V2DJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DGE4/I81V2DJC/F89DGE4I81V2DJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DGE4/I81V2DJC/F89DGE4I81V2DJC.SMALL.jpg JWaltLayne This year our family has made the decision not to buy anything that we can make. Along with that, we've stepped up learning to upcycle and repurpose the unused, unneeded and unwanted. My wife knits with recycled grocery bags and recently we discovered that they could be spun into a yarn-like poly fi...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 21:36:51 PDT
Bamboo Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Laptop-Cooler/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 19:43:10 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SMALL.jpg emilescharneck This is an instructable for a simple pallet wood bench that can be completed within an hour. It also serves as a good foundation to build upon if you are looking for something a little more complex. Add some lumbar support, arm rests or a nice paint job to refine this simple design! Please enjoy! ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Stylish Unisex Bracelet using car inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Unisex-Bracelet-using-car-inner-tube/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:14:11 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid We have beautiful hardwood floors in our house and I want to be sure they stay scratch free for years to come. I knew there was a reason why I saved my old Inner Tubes, I'm not crazy after all. I'm going to make protective feet for our furniture to prevent future scuffs.Tools Needed: Scissors Pen Gl...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets When I fist set out to make a slingshot, I didn't know where to start. What do I make it out of? How do I make it? What shape should it be? Through out this instructable I will explain and show you what to do and how to do it. I am also trying something new, to make this palmshot using as little han...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mallet-from-Pallets/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
Buzzing Mouse Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzzing-Mouse-Prank/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:03:50 PDT
Toilet To Tap? No. Toilet To Toilet? Yes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-To-Tap-No-Toilet-To-Toilet-Yes/
Toilet To Tap? No. Toilet To Toilet? Yes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/79TU/I7Q0TLTP/FIV79TUI7Q0TLTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/79TU/I7Q0TLTP/FIV79TUI7Q0TLTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/79TU/I7Q0TLTP/FIV79TUI7Q0TLTP.SMALL.jpg BrettHacks The drought situation in California is severe. Four years of little rain have left water reserves at record lows. Solutions such as "tap to toilet" recharging of drinking water basins generates a tremendous "ick" factor with the general population. It will be very difficult to implement this system...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:11:50 PDT
How to recycle a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-a-plastic-bottle/
How to recycle a plastic bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Make a broom with the use of the plastic bottle Cut off the bottom Cut off the bottom of the plastic bottle. Cut off the top Cut off the top of the one. Clip the one Clip the one with scissors. Wear the one Wear the one over another. Make a hole Make a hole to screw. Fix a handle F...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Retreading-Your-Lawn-Mower-Tires/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:23:02 PDT
Recycle Old PVC Into Flat Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-PVC-Into-Flat-Sheets/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:22:18 PDT
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvest-Basket-Garden-Trug/
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a simple design built from reclaimed wood and purchased ¼” wood slats. It cost very little and only took a couple of hours to complete the build. The goal was light weight, shallow and wide for collecting leafy vegetables, easy to handle and somewhat attractive. If pallets are used, see p...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10:16:45 PDT
Up-cycle Beautiful plaited T-shirt Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycle-Beautiful-plaited-T-shirt-Necklace/
Up-cycle Beautiful plaited T-shirt Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/O9W3/I735RPKX/F0ZO9W3I735RPKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/O9W3/I735RPKX/F0ZO9W3I735RPKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/O9W3/I735RPKX/F0ZO9W3I735RPKX.SMALL.jpg travelandeat Never throw away another old t-shirt again! Why? Because you can make this amazing Necklace! :) It so easy to make and quick to put together, why not make one for every outfit? Use any color/combination that comes to mind! Things you will need A t-shirt, preferably one that you don't want to wea...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:41:02 PDT
Easy Toboggan from a plastic barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Barrel-Toboggan/
Easy Toboggan from a plastic barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/WDPH/I71QGMSP/FIMWDPHI71QGMSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/WDPH/I71QGMSP/FIMWDPHI71QGMSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/WDPH/I71QGMSP/FIMWDPHI71QGMSP.SMALL.jpg seamster Perhaps you're like me, and have always dreamed of making a traditional bent-wood toboggan. However, like me, you realize that doing so requires a lot of time and tools you may not have. So I was thinking . . . How can I easily make a toboggan that's both fast to make, and FAST on the slopes? Ideas ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:04:52 PDT
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Fun-DIY-Amplifier-The-Monstrocity-The-Organ-Dono/
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electronics components. It's a catalog of failures and solutions that really paid off. There's nothing more satisfying than playing an instrument you built throu...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:34:29 PST
SWEATSHIRT BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/SWEATSHIRT-BAG/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:24:44 PST
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONTINUITY-TESTER/
DIY CONTINUITY TESTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/57PK/I6Q2SZND/FAC57PKI6Q2SZND.SMALL.jpg PaurushTheMaker In this instructable you will be able to make a continuity tester for less than 50 cents INTRODUCTION In electronics a continuity tester is a very crucial tool. It helps you to troubleshoot your circuit and find faults in it.The basic idea is that the device consists of two probes which when come...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:26 PST
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-an-oval-with-abandoned-drawer-knobs/
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DPZ8/I6OXIEOB/FRZDPZ8I6OXIEOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DPZ8/I6OXIEOB/FRZDPZ8I6OXIEOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DPZ8/I6OXIEOB/FRZDPZ8I6OXIEOB.SMALL.jpg vlai3 All things that you need:(1)the blue tacks(2)A4 papers (one clean and one recycled)(3)thread( I use dental floss here.)(4)two abandoned knobsIf you are clever enough, you don't need to view the following steps. You understand immediately : ) Please view the video at https://vimeo.com/119302181 when ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:54:23 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
Recycle a chair into a stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SMALL.jpg Amaries Make a brand new stool out of old chairs. See how it's works How it all started In the basement of the school where I work, I found a bunch of old chairs ready to be disposed. That would be a waste of material so I took the wooden parts and made a brand new stool. The seat is fixed with bolt and ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
Office Chair → Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Chair-Laptop-Stand/
Office Chair → Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SMALL.jpg earz_cd Like most families we do our computing on laptops or tablets and no longer have a computer desk with a desktop computer. Because of this, we had two office chairs that had basically been banished to a dark corner. A few months ago, I decided to remove the back of one of them and use it as a rolling ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:28:00 PST
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarAssist-A-Smartphone-Modification/
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/1HJF/I6HSIT4Y/F101HJFI6HSIT4Y.SMALL.jpg funtogether Phones tend to be out of battery right when you need them most. With this project, you can extend your phone's battery life just enough to make those emergency calls! You just have to set your phone out in the sun for a while, and you'll have just enough power to send a text or make a short call. ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:23:09 PST
GUITAR PLANTER http://www.instructables.com/id/GUITAR-PLANTER/
GUITAR PLANTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SMALL.jpg abeaule Here is how to transform that beat up old guitar into a nice decorative planter for your home. Personally I found an old and broken guitar in the park behind my house (that place is a gold mine). Please don't waste a working instrument on this though. You will need:- An Old Guitar- Spray Paint- Dril...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:40:11 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-T-Shirts-into-Yarn/
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SMALL.jpg Makery This is a great way to reuse unwanted T shirts that you have lurking! Supplies Old T Shirts (light to medium weight jersey is better)Masking tape Scissors Firstly lets talk about side seams. Some T's have 'em. Some don't.... This one doesn't and will make smoother/better yarn because of it......
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:43:21 PST
Beer Bottle Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Candle-Holder/
Beer Bottle Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SMALL.jpg M3G For as long as I can remember my dad has used beer bottles to hold candles. While it looks cool and works pretty well, it's not the safest thing to do. When you add a 10" candle to a 9" tall empty bottle it gets pretty unstable. I decided to make him some candle holders that have the same spirit as ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:05 PST
The Tin Can Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tin-Can-Rose/
The Tin Can Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SMALL.jpg CJStephens Why give a rose that is going to die in a week when you could go all out and make an everlasting one. I have seen metal roses in the past and always thought it was a good Idea. So this is my take on metal roses. You are more than welcome to ask me any questions and I will answer them as best as I ca...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:17:00 PST
Awesome Shrink Film Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Shrink-Film-Rings/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:53:33 PST
Low budget stereo amp from an ipod dock, reuse, recycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-budget-stereo-amp-from-an-ipod-dock-reuse-recy/
Low budget stereo amp from an ipod dock, reuse, recycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl There's been a renewed interest in stereo systems. Things like turntables and tape players have caught people's fancy once again. Tangible media has something a download will never have, it's an item you can display, hold in your hand, or physically gift to another fan of the format. With this renew...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:15:43 PST
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget. http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-propelled-Kiddo-Chariot-from-old-garden-wagon/
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SMALL.jpg elmarco38 A year or two ago, I took my two kids to the renaissance faire, and my wife and I lugged them around in this garden wagon. It was a great idea, however we had no idea how sore we'd be the next day after pulling them around for about 10 miles. So, I got the bright idea, "I've got to put a motor on...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:49:24 PST
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-War-Machine-wood-burner/
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer War Machine wood burner up cycled from an empty gas bottle.You can find more of my designs on my Facebook page. all commissions undertaken and worldwide shipping available.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Burned-by-Design/1526857080886471?ref=bookmarksPlease like and share my page. Thanks. Magic Mar...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:24:05 PST
3D Printed Skates http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Skates/
3D Printed Skates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SMALL.jpg enelson8 After watching the movie Big Hero 6 I felt inspired to make some of the sweet skates shown in the movie. I was wondering how to make them, What material is easy to work with but is sturdy? Than I thought about 3d printing, I haven't seen very much 3D printed means of transportation except for t...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:47:09 PST
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-gear-and-chain-clock-almost-free/
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SMALL.jpg streetrod5 Hopefully when you changed your car's timing set, you didn't toss the old gears and the chain.  I almost did, but my wife showed me this: http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/auto-timing-chain-and-gears-wall-clock $125 US plus shipping.  Right. So I decided to kludge this together for my brother's...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:28:51 PDT
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-with-Hidden-Organizer/
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This laptop stand is completely made out of cardboard and has a useful organizer that gets hidden once the laptop is placed on top of it. It's perfect to store all of those cables and stuff that you may need while using your computer.I needed to keep my Macbook Air 11'' higher, at least as high as a...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:17:50 PST
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-salvage-from-energy-saver-light-bulb/
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/8GPX/I5QMY5LL/FVO8GPXI5QMY5LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/8GPX/I5QMY5LL/FVO8GPXI5QMY5LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/8GPX/I5QMY5LL/FVO8GPXI5QMY5LL.SMALL.jpg Rey-vB Stop throwing away those blown bulbs!Salvage the electronic goodies inside!You will be surprised how much electronic components are hiding in there....... Safety You are working with glass, so proper safety gloves and eye ware must be worn!1) Safety Glasses;2) Safety Gloves;3) Mouth and nose mas...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 07:35:24 PST
Coat Rack made from Shopping Cart Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Rack-made-from-Shopping-Cart-Hooks/
Coat Rack made from Shopping Cart Hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/GEQ3/I5P7LQGA/F1OGEQ3I5P7LQGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/GEQ3/I5P7LQGA/F1OGEQ3I5P7LQGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/GEQ3/I5P7LQGA/F1OGEQ3I5P7LQGA.SMALL.jpg dr_peru A lot of people today live in urban areas where they experience the discomforts of ongoing gentrification and increasing prices for living space. Although on a political level, it is important to fight those who profit from this development (mostly a*°hole landlords, greedy real estate agents, big c...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 09:46:20 PST
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-Agenda-into-a-Tablet-Case/
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Turning a book into a tablet case is something many of you have probably seen already. It's very simple and fast to do and costs nothing!I thought it was a clever idea and I decided to give it a try because I needed a case for my Kindle. I found an old agenda with a soft fabric cover that was just a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:23:09 PST