Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:35:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
RC Minecraft Creeper Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Minecraft-Creeper-Robot/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:24:43 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-the-whole-thing-Glass-bottles/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Baseball-Bat-Lamp/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:38:16 PDT
DIY No Sew One Shoulder Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-No-Sew-One-Shoulder-Shirt/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:46:42 PDT
Waterproof Storage Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Storage-Tube/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:19:15 PDT
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Forged-Bracelet-make-jewellery-from-tools/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:52:55 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
Artificial Fish Attractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Artificial-Fish-Attractor/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:31:13 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Campfire-THE-BACKFIRE/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:51 PDT
DIY NO SEW High Waist Bikini in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-NO-SEW-High-Waist-Bikini-in-5-Minutes/
DIY NO SEW High Waist Bikini in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I've been looking all over the internet for the perfect high waist bikini. I mean all over. I've Googled them, looked on Etsy, and scrolled endlessly on Pinterest and found.... nothing. Then I came across this video on Youtube from Piece of Cheap Cake and my mind was blown!WHOA! I had to try it! W...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:47:10 PDT
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Deck-Supply-List/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:24:38 PDT
Tire To Stools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:49:43 PDT
Flower Vase in Magazine Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Vase-in-Magazine-Paper/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:32:36 PDT
Geometric Cardboard Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Cardboard-Lamp/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:28 PDT
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-bottle-into-a-hanging-pot/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:07:30 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
Canoe, Kayak Building Form And Steam Box From Recycled Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Kayak-Building-Form-And-Steam-Box-From-Recyc/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:31:17 PDT
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bottle-Mosquito-Trap/
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS GUIDE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHello dear friends!As some of my followers already know, I live in Bologna (Italy), in the heart of Po river Valley.This area is known as the wettest one of Italy. This is due to terrain, level (a lot of areas are UNDER sea le...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:06:17 PDT
Swirly PVC Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-PVC-Pendant-Light/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:19:11 PDT
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Changing-Life-Hacks-You-Can-Try-Right-Now/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:08:29 PDT
VHS Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Rope/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:46:35 PDT
Stop Sign Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Sign-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Light-Up Minecraft Torch Using a Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Minecraft-Torch-Using-a-Joule-Thief/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:53:23 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
Upcycled Modern Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pangolin-Lamp/
Upcycled Modern Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SMALL.jpg cathychen Learn how to make this modern, artistic, yet simple lantern from recyclables. The design can be resized to fit different materials and accommodate different light fixtures and looks wonderful in multiples as indoor/outdoor lanterns for special events such as weddings.List of Materials1. 2 Sheets of ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:08:56 PDT
Recycled Wooden & Metal Scrap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wooden-Metal-Scrap-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:27:24 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
DIY Can Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SMALL.jpg MarkYu Here's a fun little DIY project that turns out very nice. This is also a very cheap project to do since it consists of household items. Read on to find out how to make this really neat lighting fixture! Materials Materials-Soup Can -Lid to fit the can-Drill-Drill bit (I found a 13/64 in. bit to w...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Coffins-DIYing-Free/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Bottleboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottleboat/
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Dock-on-recycled-tidycats-and-2liters/
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SMALL.jpg lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
DIY leather back quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-leather-back-quiver/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 02:10:53 PDT
how to make Light Bulb Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-Light-Bulb-Vase/
how to make Light Bulb Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SMALL.jpg harshkashyap I spotted an upcycled light bulb vase in a magazine and thought my mom needs that! I showed Mike the picture and told him he should try to make one for her. So he did. (What a guy!) He’s made quite a few different styles of them over the last few years. I finally captured the process of how he does ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 03:01:33 PDT
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Speakers-Into-Portable-Battery-Powered-Speaker/
USB Speakers Into Portable Battery Powered Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/OWF7/HV4DD5ZO/FWHOWF7HV4DD5ZO.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I bought a set of super cheap USB powered computer speakers on sale for $4 at my local grocery store a while back. I figured for $4, I couldn't really go wrong. They ended up being underpowered and just all around not great. So I thought with a few slight modifications (new amplifier, internal batte...
By: ctx1985

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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:21:23 PDT
Riding Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Leaf-Blower/
Riding Leaf Blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/7F8N/HV3Q34QQ/F5J7F8NHV3Q34QQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I got tired of walking around with a gas powered blower trying to get all the leaves into a pile. I found enough parts to make an electric blower for my electric golf cart. this save my back and eliminates the need for all that gas/oil mix in the shed. I've seen plenty of big gas powered blowers eve...
By: rjkorn

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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:35:01 PDT
Electric Go Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Go-Cart/
Electric Go Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/WTEX/HV3Q56M7/FNYWTEXHV3Q56M7.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I always liked mini bikes and go karts. I got my first Briggs and Stratton 3hp minibike when I was 6. by the time I was 8 i had shaved the head to make more power. I decided to make an electric powered one. That way there is less noise and more fun. I thought maybe the lack of engine noise would de...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 17:29:00 PDT
Get Household Batteries For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Household-Batteries-For-Free/
Get Household Batteries For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SMALL.jpg GeekTinker This short instructable will show you how a person can get free usable batteries, possibly delivered right to them.   Not only can free batteries be had, but the environment can be helped as well.  This is especially useful for charities and non-profits, which can go through a lot of batteries thro...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:07:08 PDT
Make an open kayak from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-open-kayak-from-recycled-bottles/
Make an open kayak from recycled bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/UQGY/HUYBC5BA/F8IUQGYHUYBC5BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/UQGY/HUYBC5BA/F8IUQGYHUYBC5BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/UQGY/HUYBC5BA/F8IUQGYHUYBC5BA.SMALL.jpg bugcatcherjake A few years ago I was inspired by a very short video of a man making a small boat from recycled bottles. No matter where I looked, I couldn't come up with any instructions on how to make one of my own, so I had to set out without much guidance. I decided it would make a great dorm project because ...
By: bugcatcherjake

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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:20:17 PDT
Recycled Paper Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Paper-Basket/
Recycled Paper Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Want to make something useful, creative and eco-friendly? Well, you can always use old newspapers, magazines, calenders, brown paper bags and so on to make a number of unique and awesome craft projects. Recycling old newspaper, magazines, calender into eco-friendly baskets is one of the amazing eco-...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 07:10:44 PDT
Portable Snare Cajon Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Snare-Cajon-Drum/
Portable Snare Cajon Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/NDLD/HURHUYWA/FCONDLDHURHUYWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/NDLD/HURHUYWA/FCONDLDHURHUYWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/NDLD/HURHUYWA/FCONDLDHURHUYWA.SMALL.jpg WolfgangCanoGuitars aloha! Here again to supply you with another easy instructable. Cajons are drums made out of wood shaped like a box, they are played sitting on them and then drumming on the thin wood side. The Cajon is an incredibly fun instrument! the only downside is, Portability. they make bongo cajons, but many...
By: WolfgangCanoGuitars

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Sun, 4 May 2014 19:49:12 PDT
VHS Cassette Yarn Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Cassette-Yarn-Dispenser/
VHS Cassette Yarn Dispenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/V43D/H5ED87TD/F92V43DH5ED87TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/V43D/H5ED87TD/F92V43DH5ED87TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/V43D/H5ED87TD/F92V43DH5ED87TD.SMALL.jpg mattopensource Skeined Productions - 5 minute project to turn your favorite VHS cassette into a nifty two color yarn dispenser!  Tools required: Small Phillips head screwdriver VHS Cassette Scissors Many feet of Yarn (can be any thickness) Remove All Screws & Open VHS Cassette Using the screw driver, remove al...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:51:02 PDT
Blown Tire Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Tire-Shoes/
Blown Tire Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest I see blown truck tires along the road every few miles on my daily drive to work; I thought it would be cool to make some shoes out of them. So I finally pulled over an grabbed a tread (Watch out for stabbing steel cords at the edges of the tire scraps.) These things are a little tough and messy t...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2007 22:29:54 PDT
24.5760 Mhz Crystal Necklace with Rhinestones http://www.instructables.com/id/245760-Mhz-Crystal-Necklace-with-Rhinestones/
24.5760 Mhz Crystal Necklace with Rhinestones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/IHYL/HUL5BO1E/FQGIHYLHUL5BO1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/IHYL/HUL5BO1E/FQGIHYLHUL5BO1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/IHYL/HUL5BO1E/FQGIHYLHUL5BO1E.SMALL.jpg cpurola Surplus electronic resonant crystals make great jewelry parts. Find it in my etsy shop if you don't want to make it yourself. UpcycleBeautifully etsy shop Parts, Tools, Form Loops Typical jewelry making tools and supplies:Crystal (white) FirelineSwarovski Rhinestone elements4mm crystalsSe...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:14:08 PDT
Woven Plastic Bag Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Plastic-Bag-Bag/
Woven Plastic Bag Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z8TL/FUVSGFX7/FEAZ8TLFUVSGFX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z8TL/FUVSGFX7/FEAZ8TLFUVSGFX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Z8TL/FUVSGFX7/FEAZ8TLFUVSGFX7.SMALL.jpg dobbylvr This is an easy way to recycle. It is a simple plastic bag bag that only requires a basic knowledge of two words: over and under. The only materials that you need can be found in almost any home and the end product is useful, not just something pretty that sits on a shelf. What You'll Need For th...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:45:56 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
Faux Stone Bench and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SMALL.jpg Joshblake I decided to start fixing up the back yard this year, but I wanted to do something a little more creative than just a potted plant or two. So I went searching online to learn how to create faux stone floors and walls and tried to learn all the tips and tricks I could in a short time. I had the idea ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
Portable Workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workspace/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:15:47 PDT
Cardboard Cat House http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Cat-Bed/
Cardboard Cat House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 A year ago I had the honor to be a Featured Author on this site. One of the questions I was asked in the interview was about the next big project I planned to make. My answer was "a bed for my cat". Actually, my idea was to recreate a cardboard cat bed I saw on the internet. I have multiple reasons ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:40:31 PDT
Great Green Concept: Find FREE stuff for any project (using Freecycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-FREE-stuff-for-any-project/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 15:17:26 PDT