Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 01:40:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cube Cardboard Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:09:27 PST
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 PDT
Pirate Treasure Chest Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Treasure-Chest-Cooler/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:25:52 PDT
CANDY WRAPPER Woven Purse/Bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/CANDY-WRAPPER-Woven-PurseBag/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:41:41 PDT
PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER http://www.instructables.com/id/PEN-PAPER-PLANE-LAUNCHER/
PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/6968/I9UE2GUQ/FUK6968I9UE2GUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/6968/I9UE2GUQ/FUK6968I9UE2GUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/6968/I9UE2GUQ/FUK6968I9UE2GUQ.SMALL.jpg Ameya9 So this is holiday season , i thought of making some thing fun that ,children can make and play on their own and not only that I involves all easily available ( at home ) items.So Lets START!! :) Supplies 1. Pencil2. Scale3. Cardboard sheet (Thick Paper sheet will do)4. Empty Old Pen.5.Small c...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:58:31 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
Milk carton wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-carton-wallet-1/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:33:02 PDT
Perfect Platform Bird Feeder From Satellite Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Platform-Bird-Feeder-From-Satellite-Dish/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 12:49:38 PDT
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK http://www.instructables.com/id/REUSE-YOUR-OLD-LAPTOP-BATTERY-TO-MAKE-A-POWER-BANK/
REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE A POWER BANK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CJ1V/I9V6O782/FWSCJ1VI9V6O782.SMALL.jpg deba168 Few months ago my Dell laptop battery did not work.Whenever I unplug it from main AC supply,the laptop switched off immediately.After few days of frustration, I replaced the battery and kept the dead one (as per my laptop message) for tinkering.I was curious what I would find inside it.Then I go thr...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 10:20:21 PDT
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pretty-Sardine-Can-Box/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:57 PDT
Mobile LCD Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-LCD-Arm/
Mobile LCD Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MYC5/I9ST9QHV/F5FMYC5I9ST9QHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MYC5/I9ST9QHV/F5FMYC5I9ST9QHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MYC5/I9ST9QHV/F5FMYC5I9ST9QHV.SMALL.jpg X0n1T3 I'm accustomed at using dual LCDs... Sadly, after adding a 27 inch (ultra wide) to my computer desk I have no more space for a second monitor at least not without looking like you really need an extra table. I wanted a standalone LCD stand but couldn't find one for less than $200 with tax.I looked a...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:23:14 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Gardens-Big-Value-in-a-Small-Package/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:50:17 PDT
7 Pairs of Nerdy Earrings from 1 Motherboard http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Pairs-of-Nerdy-Earrings-from-1-Motherboard/
7 Pairs of Nerdy Earrings from 1 Motherboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/PWBU/I9JR4J36/FSHPWBUI9JR4J36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/PWBU/I9JR4J36/FSHPWBUI9JR4J36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/PWBU/I9JR4J36/FSHPWBUI9JR4J36.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Do you like computers and want the world to know it?Are you fabulously fashionable in the nerdiest of ways?Do you enjoy crafting and creating?Do you have a dead computer sitting in a closet somewhere? If you answered yes to any of these, this may be the Instructable for you!Here is What You'll Need...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 09:42:02 PDT
Newspaper Side table in cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Side-table/
Newspaper Side table in cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NM81/I9GWEYXG/FL1NM81I9GWEYXG.SMALL.jpg AlinesCardboard That begins with the wish to replace my baskets (turned upside down) which served as side tables in my formal living.I wanted something curved but not too much – because my husband prefers square and angled stuff – small, but with storage space for blankets… Find out the internal structure... I h...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 10:13:25 PDT
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:10:44 PDT
Etching glass jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-glass-jars/
Etching glass jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/CFT3/I98BK1OR/FU5CFT3I98BK1OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/CFT3/I98BK1OR/FU5CFT3I98BK1OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/CFT3/I98BK1OR/FU5CFT3I98BK1OR.SMALL.jpg Akamatra You'll need:Any type of glass jar/containerPaper tape or washi tape (but why waste it?), or a non permanent glass markerA power tool like a Dremel. Mine is a Einhell I got from my friend Kostas from here.Please always use such tools with the appropriate protective gear!Use the paper tape to create g...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 05:58:22 PDT
Musical Greetings Card Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Greetings-Card-Box/
Musical Greetings Card Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/XZ7T/I96W3I91/FF3XZ7TI96W3I91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/XZ7T/I96W3I91/FF3XZ7TI96W3I91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/XZ7T/I96W3I91/FF3XZ7TI96W3I91.SMALL.jpg amorris27 My first Instructable takes the musical electronics from my Son's Toy Story birthday card and put it into an enclosure for him to keep listening to. He loved the tune it played so much but the card got destroyed so I wanted to preserve it for him. A bonus is that my 3 year old loves switches and but...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 03:44:52 PDT
Fading RGB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-Keyboard-Light/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
How to make earrings using old x-mas lights bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-earrings-using-old-x-mas-lights-bulb/
How to make earrings using old x-mas lights bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya What's the good thing about being a crafter? Any guess?? Well..can there be anything bad at all ...LOL!! Besides other good things, my favorite one is that there is abundance of inspiration lying around in your craft supplies in the form of left overs from the past project and what not. I found ...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:26:56 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
Garden Plant Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The plant stand shown in this instructable grows edibles in a compact vertical space. We use the planter to grow herbs and edibles on the deck close at hand to the kitchen and the grill. In the containers we have mint, pineapple sage, marjoram, oregano and two other types of sage. The plants that...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Upcycled Bowie Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Bowie-Knife/
Upcycled 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
How to open a light bulb without breaking it - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/8M84/I8G5UBF2/F3G8M84I8G5UBF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/8M84/I8G5UBF2/F3G8M84I8G5UBF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/8M84/I8G5UBF2/F3G8M84I8G5UBF2.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this instructable I am going to show you how to open a standard incandescent light bulb that can be used for many awesome projects.It all started when I was looking at peoples projects made with opened light bulbs and the step on how to do open them was never well explained so I decided to make a...
By: Electrospark

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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...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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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/
Stylish Unisex Bracelet using car inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Lovely people,I always wanted to make those wide bracelets , the kind of wore by the warriors and gladiators. I tired paracord, wire , cardboard but none of them had the look and feel , the one I desired.I had seen many awesome projects here on instructables using inner tube of all sorts so I decide...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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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...
By: Tater Zoid

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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/
The Mallet from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/YWP5/I7VQLB50/FIXYWP5I7VQLB50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/YWP5/I7VQLB50/FIXYWP5I7VQLB50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/YWP5/I7VQLB50/FIXYWP5I7VQLB50.SMALL.jpg imthemaker This is a great project for those who want to make something cool, easy and useful in 30 mins or less. The cost of the materials for this project was essentially $0 if you don't count nails (which you probably already have). I actually made two of these. One I finished with raw linseed oil and the o...
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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/
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/V0HV/I7CCD8J4/FM0V0HVI7CCD8J4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/V0HV/I7CCD8J4/FM0V0HVI7CCD8J4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/V0HV/I7CCD8J4/FM0V0HVI7CCD8J4.SMALL.jpg paul.milligan.102 With proper care and maintenance, a good lawn mower can last for decades. This means your machine will long outlast the tread on your tires, making your once self-propelled mower a push mower and making your job much harder. Here's a simple trick to retread your mower tires and keep your mower runni...
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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/
Recycle Old PVC Into Flat Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/CRNI/I7CCCQFX/FIQCRNII7CCCQFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/CRNI/I7CCCQFX/FIQCRNII7CCCQFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/CRNI/I7CCCQFX/FIQCRNII7CCCQFX.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When you think about PVC, you're probably like me, and consider it as a tube. Well, it's pretty easy to get it into flat material for the shop. I flattened a 4" piece of schedule 40 PVC in about 20 minutes. You just need a heat gun and a flat surface.Odds are, you've got loads of the stuff sit...
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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...
By: Chuck Stephens

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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
Nightstand with light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/2GAC/I6W2V7JJ/F8L2GACI6W2V7JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/2GAC/I6W2V7JJ/F8L2GACI6W2V7JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/2GAC/I6W2V7JJ/F8L2GACI6W2V7JJ.SMALL.jpg inventy This is how you hack a chair and make it into a nightstand with reading light.What you need:1x a chair from the recycle store. Or use one of your own (ask first)1x small table lamp or a new lamp fixing from the hardware store. I liked a glass lampshade from the recycle store which looks more authent...
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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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By: Makery

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:24:44 PST