Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:33:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super recycled benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-recycled-benchtop-power-supply/
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By: juaspo

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:25:47 PDT
Emergency Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fire-Starter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:19:13 PDT
How to Recycle Old Laptop Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-Laptop-Battery/
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By: smandal13

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:19:44 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-rRaft-Building-a-Raft-out-of-Water-Bottl/
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg rRaft is short for recycled raft. Inspired by Reishee Sowa, who lives on a water bottle island in mexico, this is my attempt at a similar feat. While many people have duct taped a couple hundred bottles together in the past and called it a raft, mine is sturdier, has a real deck, and is indefinitely...
By: Weissensteinburg

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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
10 beach hacks with 2L bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/10-beach-hacks-for-2L-bottles/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:06:39 PDT
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Silkscreen-Kit/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:40:01 PDT
Build a Milk Jug Raft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Milk-Jug-Raft/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:20:43 PDT
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodome-Tent-Kit-50/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:49:34 PDT
BBQ/Braai Table http://www.instructables.com/id/BBQBraai-Table-1/
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By: ethicaloffence

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:08:12 PDT
How to purify your water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-purify-your-water/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 02:49:34 PDT
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Rustic-Cooler-From-Broken-Refrigerator-and/
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By: Matt2 Silver

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:52:31 PDT
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack-for-Quadcopter-recycling-18650-ce/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:39:27 PDT
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Self-Watering-Garden-Greenhouse-from/
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SMALL.jpg mustangcobrax This instructable shows how I built a versatile and low maintenance above ground garden & greenhouse. This garden planter is self-watering, moisture regulating, self-filling, self-protected, and portable (with help or equipment). While not totally free, I kept my costs to a minimum by using roughly ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:08:54 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-Garden/
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By: veryrealperson

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:42:11 PDT
Sofia's House http://www.instructables.com/id/Sofias-House/
Sofia's House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0VU5/IC37EJZ2/FX40VU5IC37EJZ2.SMALL.jpg Diogo Granato Sofia's House was the project that made me realize that it was possible to do much more by my self. It was my first big DIY project. Making the frame the only wood that I bought was to do the frame. It was important to have a strong and resistant frame. Roof After making the frame I bought...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:55:20 PDT
Garden Shed from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Shed-from-Pallets/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:10:56 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT
Digital sign-age on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-sign-age-on-the-cheap/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:58:06 PDT
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Rechargable-Battery/
Make Your Own Rechargeable Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/HB27/IBL6A5S4/FUVHB27IBL6A5S4.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Batteries. Needed for just about every electronic project, electronics revolve around them. But think about it, What happens once they lose their power?We throw them aside. These batteries are building up in our landfills, so I set myself to find out how to reuse them.This project is very environmen...
By: Gursimran Singh 425

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:22:32 PDT
Cute Cylinder Purse/Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Cylinder-PurseTote/
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By: DawnN2

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:45:55 PDT
How to Build Leg Armor Using recycled cans or sheet metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Leg-Armor-Using-recycled-cans-or-shee/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:39:36 PDT
Sit-ups Kit in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sit-ups-Kit-in-a-Box/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:48:05 PDT
Robot Piggy Banks http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Piggy-Banks/
Robot Piggy Banks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/36RP/IBFRWP4Y/FPN36RPIBFRWP4Y.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make robot friend, not robot enemy. Make something to count on to keep your small change in one place. Save up for that arduino, used car or college. Reuse plastic containers to save your coins. Dress them up a bit. Make cool robot themed piggy banks for young savers. The ones I made are based on ...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:52:31 PDT
Turn old, dead battery into new emergency light and even more http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-old-dead-battery-into-emergency-light/
Turn old, dead battery into new emergency light and even more - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/AIQL/IBDIBF92/FGTAIQLIBDIBF92.SMALL.jpg chelseabun Recycle is never getting old. It keep the world green and give old thing a new life. I love recycling, then I make new emergency light from a dead battery. Make the battery useable My dad gave me this dead battery after he replace his motorbike battery. This battery is 100% dead. When I connect a...
By: chelseabun

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:35:00 PDT
How to make a super simple phone/tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-phonetablet-stand/
How to make a super simple phone/tablet stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1VPO/IBDHNZWM/F1A1VPOIBDHNZWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1VPO/IBDHNZWM/F1A1VPOIBDHNZWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1VPO/IBDHNZWM/F1A1VPOIBDHNZWM.SMALL.jpg chelseabun You are tired of watching a movie but have to hold it with your hand? Your hand get tired when hold your phone/tablet to play game when you laying down? Want to make yourself a super simple phone/tablet stand? I will show you how to make a very good one. Original story My mom usually watch video ...
By: chelseabun

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:38:06 PDT
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Wood-Floor/
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept It took some effort, it took some time, but in the end, we're super thrilled with it. Getting Started Our pantry floor was a disaster. Or, the tiny scary purposeless room we turned into a pantry had this horrible cheap carpet in it. Hardly up to task. Stopping by a pallet recycler for another ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:52:06 PDT
Bike Wheel Wave Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Wave-Machine/
Bike Wheel Wave Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Wave back in the day in 1987, Norman Tuck made a beautiful kinetic sculpture he called "The Lariat Chain." Showing unique wave patterns that writhe and ripple through a long chain in unexpected patterns of movement, the motorized exhibit was wonderful. Standing waves and interference all came togeth...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:04:19 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-System-with-Up-cycled-Components/
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Scope of Project.The objective of this project is to assemble and install a stand alone solar power system (Photo Voltaic or PV) . My goal is to run 2 LED light bulbs in fixtures on my workbench and charge/maintain my power tool batteries. My estimated load will be 2 x 10W/LED bulbs, and 85W for t...
By: MoTinkerGNome

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Pizza Box Turned Succulent Propagation Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Box-Turned-Succulent-Propagation-Planter/
Pizza Box Turned Succulent Propagation Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EWR9/IAWD91S5/FOOEWR9IAWD91S5.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 If you are planning to propagate Succulents, then you will need a large shallow planter and a pizza box is a great (and FREE!) option. Buy Succulents First things first, you need to go out shopping. Head to your near by nursery and pick out some beautiful succulents. Once they are home, you can s...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:22:58 PDT
Straw shrimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-shrimp/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:44:31 PDT
Glass Jar Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Jar-Greenhouse/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:08:17 PDT
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ah-Ha-Take-that-single-bed-box-spring-no-one-wants/
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SMALL.jpg al3may You know those pesky box springs that you normally inherit from folks when they have a kids twin mattress to get rid of. Well here's something you can do with them, turn them into a pallet wood organizer and even an overhead organizer for other random stuff.I was cleaning out the garage and about to...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:28:58 PDT
SCOOTER EXHAUST MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/SCOOTER-EXHAUST-MOD/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:32:46 PDT
Milk top bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-top-bowl/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 05:35:23 PDT
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-Easy-Economical-Ecological-Distillation-A/
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SMALL.jpg Supernerd Sven -- This is an improvement based on the lessons learned from my first distillation apparatus. The first few introductory steps have been refined to reflect input from the previous Instructable's comments, and the construction steps are of course completely different. I apologize for how long it took;...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 21:59:06 PDT
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 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
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/
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to reuse empty sardine cans to make an awesome metal box. As you can see in the next step you will need just 2 sardines cans, a couple of hinges, a case catch and some aluminium pop rivets.Let's start! We are losing too much time talking :P Ma...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:57 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
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
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
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/
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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
Fuel Sausages http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Sausages/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:51:59 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The purpose of a rain barrel is to catch rainwater from a downspout and store it for future use. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain barrel will save most gardeners about 1,300 gallons of water during the hot summer months. Saving water not only helps prote...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT