Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 07:30:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Something Wicking http://www.instructables.com/id/Something-Wicking/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 17:05:35 PDT
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Powerful-Rechargable-Flashlight-Out-of-Used/
Make a powerful rechargable flashlight out of a used battery (earth day part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/YU7O/INM7KNQF/FSSYU7OINM7KNQF.SMALL.jpg led_freak Old lithium ion batteries - many of us have them laying around. And in most cases there is little use for them. Well, until today. In my previous ible and video I showed you how to use them as a powerbank, today I will show you how to turn them into a useful flashlight that lights up your working en...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:53:06 PDT
Simple Hydroponics Wick System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hydroponics-Wick-System/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:18:55 PDT
Flower from scrap metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-From-Scrap-Metal/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:43:18 PDT
Seed Saving Envelopes http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Saving-Envelopes/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:21:31 PDT
SmartCityZen Recycle with HX711 http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartCityZen-Recycle-With-HX711/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 22:54:11 PDT
Shoe Box Spaceship http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Box-Spaceship/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:15:22 PDT
Refilable Aerosol Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Refilable-Aerosol-Can/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:38:34 PDT
Reuse Old Phone Batteries As a Powerbank (earth Day Part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Phone-Batteries-As-a-Powerbank-earth-Day/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:23:04 PDT
Paracord Folding Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Folding-Lawn-Chair/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:20:45 PDT
A DIY Milk Jug Snow Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Milk-Jug-Snow-Owl/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:16:02 PDT
3 Super Easy Golf Ball Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Super-Easy-Golf-Ball-Hacks/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:24:20 PDT
Razor Blade Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Batarang/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:35:43 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
10 Life Hacks With PVC #10 http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-With-PVC-10/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 12:02:06 PDT
Reuse Parts of an Energy Saving Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Parts-of-an-Energy-Saving-Lamp/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 08:58:35 PDT
Scrap Wood Projects: 3 Simple Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Projects-3-Simple-Ideas/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:12:37 PDT
Cardboard iPad Case - with Zotebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-IPad-Cover-With-Zotebook/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 09:14:55 PDT
Coffee Container Twine Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Container-Twine-Holder/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 06:59:02 PDT
Pre-Sprouting Seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/Pre-Sprouting-Seeds/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 06:51:43 PDT
Recycled Seedling Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Seedling-Pots/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 06:54:27 PDT
Aloha Make-up Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Aloha-Make-up-Bag/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 23:55:52 PDT
Upgrade your Egg to Mech! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Egg-to-Mech/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:01:46 PDT
DVD to Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/DVD-to-Laser-Engraver/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:27:47 PDT
Adventure Time Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Costumes-1/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:05:41 PDT
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recover-Components-From-Old-or-Broken-Elect/
How to recover components from old or broken electronics without a soldering iron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZEGF/IM28WQN3/F1WZEGFIM28WQN3.SMALL.jpg JacobM75 I recommend that you read through these instructions at least once before actually beginning work due to a number of saftey concerns and possible pitfalls you may encounter which are addressed throughout.Objective:In this guide I will be showing a simple method for recovering various kinds of useful...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:20:41 PDT
Make a Handle From Used Bottles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Handle-From-Used-Bottles/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:22:34 PDT
Phone Book Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Book-Dress/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:03:30 PDT
Little Habitat http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Habitat/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:33:44 PST
A Bug Vac That Really Sucks http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Bug-Vac-That-Really-Sucks/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 17:05:27 PST
Turn an Old Tie Into a Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-Tie-Into-a-Headband/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 13:33:05 PST
TetraPak Coffee Cup Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/TetraPak-Coffee-Cup-Sleeve/
TetraPak Coffee Cup Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/QHBV/ILGXM8C4/FJOQHBVILGXM8C4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/QHBV/ILGXM8C4/FJOQHBVILGXM8C4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/QHBV/ILGXM8C4/FJOQHBVILGXM8C4.SMALL.jpg knucklekneck I like to drink my tea in a taller glass rather than the traditional tea cup. The glass has no handle yet is very hot. With the insulation quality of the TetraPak I can protect my fingers and retain heat in the glass. Especially good for winter teas and coffees.The video is pretty self evident but t...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:28:03 PST
Handmade Rustic Looking Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Rustic-Looking-Sign/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:04:12 PST
From Sega Cartridge to Crazy Dancing Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Sega-Cartridge-to-Crazy-Dancing-Robot/
From Sega Cartridge to Crazy Dancing Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/7NY7/ILCN7IMC/FL97NY7ILCN7IMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/7NY7/ILCN7IMC/FL97NY7ILCN7IMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/7NY7/ILCN7IMC/FL97NY7ILCN7IMC.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like this instructable, please vote for me. Thanks!)Now that I'm working in Engineering for Kids Azerbaijan, finally I have the opportunity to teach kids they can create their own inventions, using ordinary materials they can find even at home. And for "ordinary materials" I mean EVERYTHING,...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 11:56:52 PST
Light Saber Using Bubbles Toy V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-Using-Bubbles-Toy-V2/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:04:28 PST
Build a Bench from an Old Bed Frame (video included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bench-From-and-Old-Bed-Frame-video-Include/
Build a Bench from an Old Bed Frame (video included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/WUGB/IKY6K2ND/F9TWUGBIKY6K2ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/WUGB/IKY6K2ND/F9TWUGBIKY6K2ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/WUGB/IKY6K2ND/F9TWUGBIKY6K2ND.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop Use an old bed frame to make a beautiful timeless piece of furniture. All the pieces were used in making this bench including the head board, foot board, side rails and mattress slats. Cypress boards were used for the seat and finished with a wipe on satin poly. Please share and subscribe. Thank you...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:54:54 PST
Quick and Easy Dice Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Dice-Tower/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 04:42:50 PST
Make a Stamp From Metal Type (Sort) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stamp-From-Metal-Type-Sort/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:05:13 PST
Mini containers from bottle & jar caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Containers-From-Bottle-Jar-Caps/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:51:09 PST
Candy / Food Wrapper Button Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Food-Wrapper-Button-Earrings/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:17:20 PST
From Cheese Box to Rattle http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Cheese-Box-to-Rattle/
From Cheese Box to Rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SMALL.jpg TeameaC This project is for those who like to recycle. You will need1. A round cardboard cheese box, the kind that is used to package cheese wedges.2. A bamboo stick or any stick that is about 8" long and not too fat, preferably less than a centimeter in diameter.3. 2 beads4. Thread 5. Glue6. Tape7. Coloure...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:28:33 PST
Double Laboratory Power Supply Reusing Old Recorders http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Laboratory-Power-Supply-Reusing-Old-Recorde/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:05:32 PST
From Crap to Craft - How to Take Advantage of Disadvantage http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Crap-to-Craft-How-to-Take-Advantage-of-Disadv/
From Crap to Craft - How to Take Advantage of Disadvantage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QTE0/IKECRVW3/FMCQTE0IKECRVW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QTE0/IKECRVW3/FMCQTE0IKECRVW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QTE0/IKECRVW3/FMCQTE0IKECRVW3.SMALL.jpg lamedust This summer I was living in Beirut and it really stank. Don't get me wrong, I loved spending time in one of my favorite cities! I loved working with Wamda, and playing music with my friends under the inky skies above my downtown rooftop. But I was there when Beirut confronted a trash catastrophy and...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:48:24 PST
My DIY Heart on Your Sleeve Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/My-DIY-Heart-on-Your-Sleeve-Pin/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:37:40 PST
Bluetooth Wall-e Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Wall-e-Speaker/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 19:59:25 PST
Duct Tape Bike Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Bike-Pouch/
Duct Tape Bike Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0QWX/IKCV4R9H/F9W0QWXIKCV4R9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0QWX/IKCV4R9H/F9W0QWXIKCV4R9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/0QWX/IKCV4R9H/F9W0QWXIKCV4R9H.SMALL.jpg cwchoi Bike theft is a crime with little consequence. Anything removable on your bike are at risk, no matter how crappy they are. A very very old broken bike pouch of mine was stolen recently; I believe the thief was aiming for possible valuables inside the pouch, and just grabbed the whole thing quickly. ...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:26:57 PST
Fun Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Container/
Fun Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/2AP2/IK7C0G8N/FE12AP2IK7C0G8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/2AP2/IK7C0G8N/FE12AP2IK7C0G8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/2AP2/IK7C0G8N/FE12AP2IK7C0G8N.SMALL.jpg LovelaffinCrafts I find it a pity to crush empty potato chip containers, knowing I could transform them into something useful. This time it's a nice container that dreams of being a vending machine. Materials A potato chip can with lidThe middle section of a big plastic bottleX-Acto-Knife or paper cutterScissorsL...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 03:28:54 PST
Music Stave Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Stove-Bracelet/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 02:14:55 PST
Easy, decorative dry erase board project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Decorative-Dry-Erase-Board-Project/
Easy, decorative dry erase board project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XRLX/IJYUTK8Q/FF6XRLXIJYUTK8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XRLX/IJYUTK8Q/FF6XRLXIJYUTK8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XRLX/IJYUTK8Q/FF6XRLXIJYUTK8Q.SMALL.jpg porklips Use an old window to keep notes or lists handy. Pretty, decorative and useful glass window dry erase board Anyone in need of a super trendy and useful dry erase board to write notes and keep lists handy, will LOVE this project. It is super easy and takes no brains, but some tools may come in hand...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 15:32:40 PST
Sphere Factor ~ Vintage Puzzle Box Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Sphere-Factor-Vintage-Puzzle-Box-Build/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:37:14 PST