Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:35:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Home Stereo With a Car Amplifier. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Stereo-With-a-Car-Amplifier/
DIY Home Stereo With a Car Amplifier. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/7D4O/HAIK2Q21/F787D4OHAIK2Q21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/7D4O/HAIK2Q21/F787D4OHAIK2Q21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/7D4O/HAIK2Q21/F787D4OHAIK2Q21.SMALL.jpg gmouser So i was very bored one day and also sick with the cold. I didn't have anything to do so i'm thinking hey, lets mess with some scrap electronics i had in my closet. I ended up making a small sound system that consisted of 2 woofers and 2 tweeters all ran thru a 4 channel car amplifier.I ran each sub...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:28:00 PST
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-voltage-inverter-for-fluorescent-lam/
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric Thankyou to Burak Incepinar for letting me document his design. This is his website if you want to check out more awesome designs.This Instructable will help you run any fluorescent light off low voltages, It has been tested to run Compact Fluorescent Lights and Fluorescent tubes up to 15 watt. ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:27:24 PST
aquaponics the cheap easy way!! http://www.instructables.com/id/aquaponics-the-cheap-easy-way/
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Fri, 23 Jul 2010 14:03:33 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
Simple Line Tensioners for Camping and Backpacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-Tensioners-for-Camping-and-Backpacking/
Simple Line Tensioners for Camping and Backpacking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/GKS7/FXP6OTNG/F2TGKS7FXP6OTNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/GKS7/FXP6OTNG/F2TGKS7FXP6OTNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/GKS7/FXP6OTNG/F2TGKS7FXP6OTNG.SMALL.jpg schwieb This instructable will show you how to make very simple tent line tensioners from an old plastic paint bucket. Though I believe it is always useful to know how to tie different knots for backpacking and camping, there is sometimes no substitute for the speed and convenience of these little gadgets. ...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2009 17:36:52 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
Solar Cell Phone Charger made from old parts and an...ALTOIDS TIN ... what else?? http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cell-Phone-Charger-made-from-old-parts-and-a/
Solar Cell Phone Charger made from old parts and an...ALTOIDS TIN ... what else?? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/VJIU/FBQ33XX1/F4GVJIUFBQ33XX1.SMALL.jpg veggiecycle What do these 2 items have in common? Well you might carry them together in a purse or backpack. By the end of this instructable they will have a lot in Common. I'm gonna show you how to take the guts from an old LED landscape light and make it into a portable phone charger. HERES THE DISCLAMER " I...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 09:34:45 PST
Reuse Parts of an Energy Saving Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Parts-of-an-Energy-Saving-Lamp/
Reuse Parts of an Energy Saving Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/GBAM/IMMBE2Q7/FMCGBAMIMMBE2Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/GBAM/IMMBE2Q7/FMCGBAMIMMBE2Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/GBAM/IMMBE2Q7/FMCGBAMIMMBE2Q7.SMALL.jpg theezitguy Hello everyone,today I want to show you how you can make the most out of the money you invested into an energy saving lamp by extracting its useful parts after it burned out.The goal:The goal of this Instructable is to show you a source of free parts you can use for your next projects and to reduce ...
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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
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
DVD to Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/DVD-to-Laser-Engraver/
DVD to Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/65F8/ILV8I7C3/F5X65F8ILV8I7C3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/65F8/ILV8I7C3/F5X65F8ILV8I7C3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/65F8/ILV8I7C3/F5X65F8ILV8I7C3.SMALL.jpg Aoshido Hello everybody !! This is my very first instructable, i've been in this page for a couple of years now, and this is the first BIG project i tackle on, so i decided that after i finish it i was going to publish it so, here it is!My name is Aoshido and i come from Argentina, if you like to know more ...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:27:47 PDT
Water Recycler (Grey Water) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Recycler-Grey-Water/
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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 06:50:47 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
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-Pen-Clothing-Designs/
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create hand drawn designs on your clothing by using a bleach pen! My favorite part about this project is how versatile it is. You can use just about any piece of clothing! I chose to use a pair of leggings and a shirt. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Ble...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 14:47:18 PDT
Make a bracelet out of used guitar strings. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bracelet-out-of-used-guitar-strings/
Make a bracelet out of used guitar strings. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/4TJG/HURHTY8G/FSX4TJGHURHTY8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/4TJG/HURHTY8G/FSX4TJGHURHTY8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/4TJG/HURHTY8G/FSX4TJGHURHTY8G.SMALL.jpg lreale This is one of the first things I made with guitar string. It looks a lot more complicated than it is, it is just two three strand braids, side by side, sewn together with wire. Materials needed: Guitar string: acoustic strings are easier to work with, but skinny electric ones work ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 04:20:48 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-House-Hold-Objects-Robot/
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/6MG5/H0FLBINJ/FG76MG5H0FLBINJ.SMALL.jpg tommythehill Hi there! I am 13 so I will be entering the Robot Contest for the 13-18 age group! This robot is the simplest thing I have ever made. It is intended for anyone who has very little experience with electronics. You'll learn how to use switches and motors! You won't need a whole bunch of parts from ele...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
convert a lawn mower engine to steam or air http://www.instructables.com/id/convert-a-lawn-mower-engine-to-steam-or-air/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:45:49 PST
Moonshine Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Moonshine-Filter/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 14:52:13 PST
Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet from an Old Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Leather-Cuff-Bracelet-from-an-Old-Belt/
Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet from an Old Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial is going to show you how to turn an old leather belt into a cuff. I have seen so many awesome leather belts at the thrift store, but most of them were not my size. This project gives me a whole new outlook on leather belts... just turn it into a cuff! What You Will Need What You Wi...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:36:55 PDT
Cold Smoker from Cocktail Shaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Smoker-from-Cocktail-Shaker/
Cold Smoker from Cocktail Shaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JCR2/HERLT4TW/FOLJCR2HERLT4TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JCR2/HERLT4TW/FOLJCR2HERLT4TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JCR2/HERLT4TW/FOLJCR2HERLT4TW.SMALL.jpg streetrod5 If you're like me, you are tall, dark and handsome, and have a thirst for bacon!   Here is a quick, easy and cheap way to generate cold smoke for makin' bacon, smoked cheese, eggs, or for smoking your own malt for brewing beer. We like to eat good, local meat, fruit and vegetables, and we enjoy mak...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:42:02 PDT
Free Recycled Boxes for Shipping and Packaging ANY CARRIER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Recycled-Boxes-for-Shipping-and-Packaging-ANY/
Free Recycled Boxes for Shipping and Packaging ANY CARRIER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/FKO0/F3SYP3RY/F57FKO0F3SYP3RY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/FKO0/F3SYP3RY/F57FKO0F3SYP3RY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/FKO0/F3SYP3RY/F57FKO0F3SYP3RY.SMALL.jpg erckgillis Free Shipping materials are DELIVERED TO YOU! ( or treehuggers you can use recycled boxes, labels & envelopes) GO GREEN! Free materials are available ! Most are already 100% postconsumer recycled paper! If you have a Office, you can REUSE supplies or if you go online (register) or even pass a post...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2007 10:27:44 PDT
How to make a doormat out of recycled ROPE! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-doormat-out-of-ROPE/
How to make a doormat out of recycled ROPE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/1JSQ/GGPFC2B1/FL81JSQGGPFC2B1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/1JSQ/GGPFC2B1/FL81JSQGGPFC2B1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/1JSQ/GGPFC2B1/FL81JSQGGPFC2B1.SMALL.jpg Large Hello Everyone! In this instructable, I will show you how to make a dootmat entirely out of rope!  Here is a list of the materials that you will need:    13 - 1 inch diameter pipe; 24' in length ( I used left over copper pipe.)    70-100 feet of synthetic rope. ( The rope must be able to be melted ...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 20:13:03 PST
Don't chuck that broken umbrella! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-chuck-that-broken-umbrella/
Don't chuck that broken umbrella! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/SVP8/G2HE05FZ/F5USVP8G2HE05FZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/SVP8/G2HE05FZ/F5USVP8G2HE05FZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/SVP8/G2HE05FZ/F5USVP8G2HE05FZ.SMALL.jpg TheGoodLife With winter fast approaching there are often blustery showers. With high winds you will, more often than not, see broken umbrellas discarded in bins or on the roadside. There is no need to throw away a broken umbrella because it is easy to fix. The most common failure points on an umbrella are the ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 12:54:15 PST
Tabletop Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 23:57:06 PDT
Simple DIY Hydroponics net pot/basket from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Hydroponics-net-potbasket-from-recycle/
Simple DIY Hydroponics net pot/basket from recycled bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/SDIV/FNZA8NJQ/FU4SDIVFNZA8NJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/SDIV/FNZA8NJQ/FU4SDIVFNZA8NJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/SDIV/FNZA8NJQ/FU4SDIVFNZA8NJQ.SMALL.jpg cfishy Quick, simple, easy and cost effective way to make your own net pot/basket for your hydroponics garden out of used/recycled plastic bottles and nylon mesh shower sponges. Unlike typical net pots/baskets, the opening is typically smaller, so the water evaporation is reduced. The design is also more f...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2008 18:29:00 PST
Recycled Toolbox Wood Stove For Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Toolbox-Wood-Stove-for-Under-20/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 20:26:16 PST
Book Page Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Page-Roses/
Book Page Roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/XJAL/IH9GXN8H/FWPXJALIH9GXN8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/XJAL/IH9GXN8H/FWPXJALIH9GXN8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/XJAL/IH9GXN8H/FWPXJALIH9GXN8H.SMALL.jpg Megsta I am obsessed with repurposing old books and love making paper flowers, so I have decided to show you how I have joined both my passions to make - book page roses. There are many variations on how to make paper roses, however I feel this is one of the easiest and quickest methods to achieve a realis...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 05:35:47 PST
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Pot-An-Orchid-So-You-NEVER-Over-Water-Again-r/
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SMALL.jpg MaryT8M You've heard the expression that something was "LOVED" to death......well that is what frequently happens to orchids. Their owners LOVE them to death. Orchids really do thrive on benign neglect. Orchids thrive through all kinds of conditions, yet once people get their hands on them they can easily d...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:07:51 PDT
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Paper-That-Grows-Recycle-Renew-and-Plant--1/
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SMALL.jpg DebH57 How many tons of junk mail do we get over the course of a week across America? Everyone wants to sell you everything and has the solution to any problem you can think of and it fills our trashcans and landfills. Here#25;s a way to put that junk mail to a good use and spare the overburdened landfills...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:56:04 PDT
How to turn an old flat screen into a LightBox for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-an-Old-Flat-Screen-Into-a-LightBox-for/
How to turn an old flat screen into a LightBox for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/TFKX/II21PERQ/FNHTFKXII21PERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/TFKX/II21PERQ/FNHTFKXII21PERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/TFKX/II21PERQ/FNHTFKXII21PERQ.SMALL.jpg JustinLovesTheTech This is the video I made for YouTube, it has all of the step, directions, and information. If you want, just watch the video. But make sure to vote for me in the leftovers contest and share with your friends.Here is a direct link if you have any issues https://youtu.be/OW9jvl4QeEk Parts and tools ...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:17:54 PST
Soap with used cooking oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Soap-with-used-cooking-oil/
Soap with used cooking oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/26FV/FVT7A14W/FKX26FVFVT7A14W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/26FV/FVT7A14W/FKX26FVFVT7A14W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/26FV/FVT7A14W/FKX26FVFVT7A14W.SMALL.jpg vitorgil Easy and cheap way of making soap. Avoid the obstruction of kitchen pipes and the polution made by the used cooking oil! Materials You will need this materials to make a good home made soap. Soap recipe and fabrication First I will give you the base recipe for one liter of used cooking oil. 1 ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 07:09:43 PDT
How to make a Cardboard AK-47 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cardboard-AK-47/
How to make a Cardboard AK-47 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ES1K/FOMYO36A/F0BES1KFOMYO36A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ES1K/FOMYO36A/F0BES1KFOMYO36A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ES1K/FOMYO36A/F0BES1KFOMYO36A.SMALL.jpg CVJX Nowadays, there are many people who are against gun violence. They say that guns are bad and always have a negative effect on a person who has been exposed to guns. But what they are talking about is crap. If you own a gun you should be responsible for it and anyway, a lot of gun mishaps happen beca...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2008 02:54:06 PST
Water Bottle Hummingbird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Hummingbird-Feeder/
Water Bottle Hummingbird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 Hummingbird feeders can get pretty expensive. I decided to build one for less than $8.00! What can be more green that feeding a beautiful specie of nature, while recycling at the same time! Materials and Tools I found all of the materials other than the water bottle, at my local Lowes. You can...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2009 13:01:33 PST
Sew EZ Fleece Hat & Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Easy-Fleece-Hat-Scarf/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 15:01:44 PST
Make a can star with a beautiful front and backside http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-can-star-with-a-beautiful-front-and-backsid/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:28:29 PST
DIY Fake nails: Beverage can nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Beverage-can-nails/
DIY Fake nails: Beverage can nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/CMLP/GTXKAPH3/F0WCMLPGTXKAPH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/CMLP/GTXKAPH3/F0WCMLPGTXKAPH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/CMLP/GTXKAPH3/F0WCMLPGTXKAPH3.SMALL.jpg elimasmx Have you ever loved a drink so much that you wanted to show it on your nails? Anyways I'll show you how to get this awesome nails so you can go and show them off at that party tonight. Believe it or not some cans have really cool designs that look stunning on your fingers (: And the best part: you ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:16:40 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SMALL.jpg Davinci2K1 Wanted to get some kid-friendly bike storage/organization for our garage. I had seen a bunch of wooden pallet bike racks here and around the web - of varying levels of effort, execution. Since I was able to get me hands on a couple of nice wooden pallets for free - I was able to complete this littl...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Curiosity 120$ eWaste Educational 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Curiosity-120-eWaste-Educational-3D-Printer/
Curiosity 120$ eWaste Educational 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UP2P/IHDUO383/F7TUP2PIHDUO383.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UP2P/IHDUO383/F7TUP2PIHDUO383.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UP2P/IHDUO383/F7TUP2PIHDUO383.SMALL.jpg mrogivue UPDATE: Our first crowd funding campaign is live on SparkRaise.com! The aim of our campaign is to donate 3D printer kits to needy schools, institutions and other groups around the world who then arrange workshops for children 8-12 years old who otherwise could not afford a 3D printer! Please hel...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 21:55:18 PST
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-CRT-Computer-Moniter-Into-A-Fish-Tan/
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SMALL.jpg mcanderson76 Talk about a great screen saver! I've been wanting to do this build for a while now. Just about every time I see and old CRT computer monitor by the side of the road on trash day I think to myself ...that would sure make a cool looking fish tank. So here is my first attempt at turning and old comput...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2007 23:05:18 PDT
Don't Throw it in the landfill: "How to Repair A Cordless Drill With Broken Or Missing Battery For about $3 (or less)" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Throw-it-in-the-landfill-How-to-Repair-A-C/
Don't Throw it in the landfill: "How to Repair A Cordless Drill With Broken Or Missing Battery For about $3 (or less)" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8D5R/H4AGKJNV/FHY8D5RH4AGKJNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8D5R/H4AGKJNV/FHY8D5RH4AGKJNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8D5R/H4AGKJNV/FHY8D5RH4AGKJNV.SMALL.jpg mykiscool Many people have the battery in their cordless drill go out, and simply throw it away. In fact I obtained 2 cordless drills with missing batteries at a yard sale in a free box, as you guessed for free. This instructable shows you how to turn a cordless drill with a missing or broken battery back int...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:55:00 PDT
How to save a dry highlighter lifehack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-save-a-dry-highlighter/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:19:13 PDT
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-laptop-into-an-alarm-clock/
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/F7QA/HUOP4VBS/FZ0F7QAHUOP4VBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/F7QA/HUOP4VBS/FZ0F7QAHUOP4VBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/F7QA/HUOP4VBS/FZ0F7QAHUOP4VBS.SMALL.jpg ironboy39 After I realized I had an old Dell Inspiron Mini that was really slow, I decided that since no one used it, it would be perfect to turn into an alarm clock. Get the software First, you'll need a clock screensaver. (skip this part if you don't want the clock but want the alarm)There are many ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:48:53 PDT
The New and Improved Tin Can Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-New-and-Improved-Tin-Can-Microphone/
The New and Improved Tin Can Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FVF/A863/IEWNKKLS/FVFA863IEWNKKLS.SMALL.gif Zeppelin Design Labs Most DIY enthusiasts who are interested in audio gear are familiar with the standard “tin can mic” (or variations thereof), in which a piezo disc is taped onto the bottom of a tin can and then plugged into a high impedance voltage amplifier, like a guitar amp. These types of microphones are nice be...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 11:09:56 PDT
Easy To Do - Recycle CD as Coaster, Wall hanging and Fridge Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-To-Do-Recycle-CD-as-Coaster-Wall-hanging-and-/
Easy To Do - Recycle CD as Coaster, Wall hanging and Fridge Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/AJ75/HWZ4V12V/FJGAJ75HWZ4V12V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/AJ75/HWZ4V12V/FJGAJ75HWZ4V12V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/AJ75/HWZ4V12V/FJGAJ75HWZ4V12V.SMALL.jpg Monisha Dhanaraj Most of us have lots of waste CD's lying around at our home. You can use it to create a wonderful and colorful crafts for various purpose. Here we can see the recycled CD crafts as Coasters, Wall hangings and Fridge Magnets. Materials & Tools Used Materials Waste CD Coir Rope Glue Black Marker Pa...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Recycle old PCB components http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-old-PCB-components/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:59:09 PDT
Musical RGB Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-RGB-Lamp/
Musical RGB Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media Here is a quick guide showing how I turned my traditional desk lamp into a colorful sound equalizer using Arduino and Processing. Lamp setup For this specific project you will obviously need a lamp. I recycled this lamp after it's original bulb broke, inspiring me to replace it with an RGB led.Th...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:26:35 PDT
5 minute newspaper bag http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-newspaper-bag/
5 minute newspaper bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HIT6/GU7F34L4/FLCHIT6GU7F34L4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HIT6/GU7F34L4/FLCHIT6GU7F34L4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HIT6/GU7F34L4/FLCHIT6GU7F34L4.SMALL.jpg MichelMoermans This instructable will show you how to make an easy bag from an ordinary newspaper in less then 5 minutes! This idea came to me when the newspapers kept stacking up in my dormroom and I didn't have any other use for them but to throw them out... Which is a waste since there is so much to do with th...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 08:43:34 PDT
Reuse a "disposable" spice mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-a-disposable-spice-mill/
Reuse a "disposable" spice mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/EFVO/FCHYO35X/F7HEFVOFCHYO35X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/EFVO/FCHYO35X/F7HEFVOFCHYO35X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/EFVO/FCHYO35X/F7HEFVOFCHYO35X.SMALL.gif xenobiologista I've developed a taste for fresh ground pepper, but as someone on a low salary I don't want to buy an expensive pepper mill. Some spice companies sell peppercorns, sea salt grains, and dried spices etc. in neat little grinders, but you're not supposed to be able to refill them, which is a bit silly ...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:45:19 PST
Amazon Dash Button Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazon-Dash-Button-Hack/
Amazon Dash Button Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/LMQR/IEB8377R/F2MLMQRIEB8377R.SMALL.jpg fiveseven808 On March 31st, 2015, Amazon launched the Amazon Dash button in an attempt to change the paradigm by which we regularly purchase consumables. August 10th, Ted Benson publishes details for a fairly involved Amazon button hack on medium.com August 26th , A coworker brings one in to work, throws it on m...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 02:19:37 PDT
Creating a low budget composting toilet http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-low-budget-composting-toilet/
Creating a low budget composting toilet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SMALL.jpg sspence For a number of years, we have used a composting toilet (often called a Joe Jenkins Sawdust Toilet) when our water / sewer solution would not support a flush toilet. up to 40% of our water usage is used to turn fertilizer into sewage, by mixing it with drinking water. Then we go out and buy chemical...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 06:04:06 PDT