Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:33:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Work in Process: Machine Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-in-Process-Machine-Knitting/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:43 PST
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/VortoLight-Internet-of-Things-lamp-with-sparkio/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:29 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($12) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Wooden pulley without a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-pulley-without-a-lathe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
focaccia bread recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/focaccia-bread-recipe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:15:26 PST
How to make the best DIY trouser strap in the world with waste materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-waste-material-into-the-best-DIY-trouser-stra/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:50:44 PST
Windowsill Aquaponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowsill-Aquaponics-System/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:13:56 PST
DIY sextoy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sextoy/
DIY sextoy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/XCKE/I2VR96NY/FG6XCKEI2VR96NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/XCKE/I2VR96NY/FG6XCKEI2VR96NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/XCKE/I2VR96NY/FG6XCKEI2VR96NY.SMALL.jpg teresa_arduinoverkstad Here are some images of a DIY sextoy workshop we did a few months ago.The images show the process of making a silicone copy of a hand modelled object. Create an object In this case the object was create with clay, the better finished is the object the better results you will get. Prepare the ob...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:24:32 PST
How to Build a Tahitian Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tahitian-Ukulele/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:38:19 PST
Personalized wooden names http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-wooden-names/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:41:46 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Cup-From-34-Pipe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
Make a Hand Turkey http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hand-Turkey/
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 12:58:55 PST
How to Use the Top-O-Matic to Make a Cigarette http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-Top-O-Matic-to-Make-a-Cigarette/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:38:33 PST
Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-3/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:00:45 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Putting A Heated Floor In A Bus (part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Putting-A-Heated-Floor-In-A-Bus-part-1/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:49:16 PST
DIY Decorative Wall Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Decorative-Wall-Panels/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:55:54 PST
Doctor Who TARDIS Laser Cut Money Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-TARDIS-Laser-Cut-Money-Box/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:32:53 PST
Flaming Interstellar JageNog http://www.instructables.com/id/Flaming-Interstellar-JageNog/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:51:22 PST
How to make a Bagatelle board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bagatelle-board/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:47:40 PST
Dashboard Glove Dryer/Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashboard-Glove-DryerWarmer/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:46:29 PST
Home-made Organic Toothpaste 'Snow Caps' Old Swiss Teeth Whitening Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Organic-Toothpaste-Snow-Caps-Old-Swiss-T/
Home-made Organic Toothpaste 'Snow Caps' Old Swiss Teeth Whitening Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KAE5/I2TQZ2SI/F8WKAE5I2TQZ2SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KAE5/I2TQZ2SI/F8WKAE5I2TQZ2SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KAE5/I2TQZ2SI/F8WKAE5I2TQZ2SI.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl Why bother to make your own toothpaste?A couple of years ago we were lucky enough to escape 'drill and fill' and to find a biological/holistic dentist and (really important for me) one who didn't use needles. Our dentist does not fill teeth and so I then began to study how to optimise our diet fo...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:05:00 PST
Bathroom cabinet with Ikea bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Bathroom-cabinet-with-Ikea-bowl/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:07:08 PST
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-storage-heater-from-strawcret/
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic This is the start of a project we have now completed to improve our heating system in the sitting room. We wanted our wood stove both to give a more even heat and we wanted the room retain some warmth in the morning. Although our fuel is free, being untreated pallets, we also wanted to be more econo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:56:46 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Set-of-Life-Saving-Ice-Claws/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:17:37 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
Entertainment Center with Floating Speakers built using Pocket Hole Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-Center-with-Floating-Speakers-built-/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:02:00 PST
Switch box for your sound/headphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-box-for-your-soundheadphone/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:19:08 PST
DIY cheep/safe heated water dish for pets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheepsafe-heated-water-dish-for-pets/
DIY cheep/safe heated water dish for pets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/8R4K/I2TG1AY5/F4V8R4KI2TG1AY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/8R4K/I2TG1AY5/F4V8R4KI2TG1AY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/8R4K/I2TG1AY5/F4V8R4KI2TG1AY5.SMALL.jpg matthew.b.lynch So you're keeping a dog/rabbit/cat/... outside and their water keeps freezing in the winter. Now normally you'd bring them inside or buy a heated water dish, but this animal is probably smelly, you don't have the room, and you can't afford to pay $40 for a single heated water dish. Well have no fear...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:25:30 PST
Zeroing desired but not required http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeroing-desired-but-not-required/
Zeroing desired but not required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2RUY/I2TG1P1P/FYR2RUYI2TG1P1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2RUY/I2TG1P1P/FYR2RUYI2TG1P1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2RUY/I2TG1P1P/FYR2RUYI2TG1P1P.SMALL.jpg clazman I recently purchased a Central Forge cross slidevise to add a little precision and of course repeatability to my projects. The ability to move the work piece relative to the cutting tool with any kind of precision makes life so much more enjoyable.Enter the cross slide vise. This particular vise is ...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:56:05 PST
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydroponics-Herb-Garden-V20/
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F7OP/I2TQWPM7/FYKF7OPI2TQWPM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F7OP/I2TQWPM7/FYKF7OPI2TQWPM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F7OP/I2TQWPM7/FYKF7OPI2TQWPM7.SMALL.jpg kym.teo So for those of you who have seen my mini hydroponics herb garden (http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydroponics-Herb-Garden/), here are some modifications that I have recently made. There were some problems with that surfaced after a couple of weeks with the first design. I'll go through this in...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:29:48 PST
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/CDDVD-Bipolar-Motor-Driver-Wo-Microcontroller/
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SMALL.jpg Samiran I had a couple of CD/DVD writer scrap. When I opened them I found the Lasers are in working condition and the Motors looks the same. Then I came across the Laser Engraver for custom laser works from these scrap Lasers. I found many people had done and driven these Bi-polar Stepper Motors by the use ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:33:41 PST
Creating starter holes for small hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-starter-holes-for-small-hinges/
Creating starter holes for small hinges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J5LQ/I2TG12CY/F9FJ5LQI2TG12CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J5LQ/I2TG12CY/F9FJ5LQI2TG12CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J5LQ/I2TG12CY/F9FJ5LQI2TG12CY.SMALL.jpg clazman Creating starter holes for larger hinges that use #6, #8 or #10 screws are relatively easy for there are is a centering punch and centering guides for each of those screws.But, what about smaller screws? You think, no big thing, just drive the screws. No, especially if you are one of the few like me...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:34:26 PST
Torsion Spring Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Torsion-Spring-Bow/
Torsion Spring Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SMALL.jpg Chaostheorywong This guide will instruct you on how to make a Torsion Spring Bow, like the one above. This is my first Instructable so begging your pardon on any lapses in quality. Also, this is ONLY for the BOW, i am not explaining how to make arrows but there are plenty of Instructables that teach that!Torsion Sp...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:44:10 PST
Hal 9000 cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Hal-9000-cosplay/
Hal 9000 cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/T3JM/I2MXXT8R/FGKT3JMI2MXXT8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/T3JM/I2MXXT8R/FGKT3JMI2MXXT8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/T3JM/I2MXXT8R/FGKT3JMI2MXXT8R.SMALL.jpg jacqueslelezard Here is the Hal 9000 cosplay 100% home made ;)You'll need :-some cardboard-a tablet-black acrylic paint-cissors/cutter-glue-a mosquito net (or something look like a thin grid)-a head strap (anything to keep the mask on your head ;) Step 1 : cardboard preparation I was lucky I got a cardboard with...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:17:11 PST
Make Your Own Gift Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Gift-Tags/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:52:02 PST
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-40-years-old-DIA-slide-projector-to-a-De/
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon This hack made in Cairo Hackerspace .We needed a projector in the Hackerspace for The Internet of things build night and other workshops , courses and our Friday hacker movie night .The problem is that we can't afford buying a real projector , so we made our last "Hacker Scouts event " a trip to the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:36 PST
Voldemort's wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Voldemorts-wand/
Voldemort's wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SMALL.jpg _Cybertooth_ Follow these instructions to make your very own... Dark Lord wand. Items You will need:- Polymer clay- Sculpting tools- Microwave oven- Hot glue gun- X-acto knife- Chopsticks- White paper- Assorted paints Base Start off by gluing the paper on the chopstick and rolling the chopstick to make a v...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:39:09 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SMALL.jpg alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
How to easily memorize the algorithms of Rubik's cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-memorize-the-algorithms-of-Rubiks-cu/
How to easily memorize the algorithms of Rubik's cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/0Y33/I2TFZVBE/FLD0Y33I2TFZVBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/0Y33/I2TFZVBE/FLD0Y33I2TFZVBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/0Y33/I2TFZVBE/FLD0Y33I2TFZVBE.SMALL.jpg tomas-z So you've been playing with Rubik's cube for some time and have been wondering how to solve it. Some of you probably have succeeded, eventually using one of the online tutorials. While there are several methods to solve the 3x3 cube, what is common for them is the fact that you have to apply a seque...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:40:30 PST
Bacon Wrapped Breakfast Sausage http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Wrapped-Breakfast-Sausage/
Bacon Wrapped Breakfast Sausage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/UC29/I2S6O6NK/FEYUC29I2S6O6NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/UC29/I2S6O6NK/FEYUC29I2S6O6NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/UC29/I2S6O6NK/FEYUC29I2S6O6NK.SMALL.jpg JonathanMalott Today I wrapped my favorite breakfast food around my 4th favorite breakfast food!Why would you wrap bacon around sausage? For one thing, they taste pretty dang good together. Second, serving them together makes for a pretty package to place in front of your breakfast guests. Third, bacon!! Watch t...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:19:45 PST
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Killswitch-into-a-guitar/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:26:22 PST
Lifepo4 solar storage battery bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifepo4-solar-storage-battery-bank/
Lifepo4 solar storage battery bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/MERK/I2MXYYZY/F4VMERKI2MXYYZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/MERK/I2MXYYZY/F4VMERKI2MXYYZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/MERK/I2MXYYZY/F4VMERKI2MXYYZY.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby Lifepo4 batteries are fairly new for solar use. My home originally used a 24volt bank of lead acid. These failed only after a year of use. This was a costly mistake. My replacement bank is Lifepo4 25.6volt batteries as in the photo. These I bought off Amazon for 241usd each. Each battery has built i...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:38:45 PST
Oak Carpenter's Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Carpenters-Pencil/
Oak Carpenter's Pencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/R1ZL/I2TQVDCV/FGQR1ZLI2TQVDCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/R1ZL/I2TQVDCV/FGQR1ZLI2TQVDCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/R1ZL/I2TQVDCV/FGQR1ZLI2TQVDCV.SMALL.jpg deweymakes First step is to get all your ducks in a row. The oak I used is actually trim molding. 1/4 inch thick, 1/2 inch wide with one flat side and then one side the corners are chamfered. This stuff is very affordable, I paid .69 cents a foot at my local big box hardware store. Getting The Lead Out, ...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:06:09 PST
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Christmas-soon-Time-to-make-a-stylish-unique-A/
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SMALL.jpg Ninchen There is a custom here in Germany to have an Advent Wreath on the four weeks before Christmas.On each Sunday in Advent, a further candle is lighted, i.e. one candle on 1st Sunday, two candles on 2nd Sunday, etc.Though being from Christian origin, many non-religious people have Advent Wreaths at home...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:03 PST
Open Toys, hack your veggies with 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Toys-hack-your-veggies-with-3D-Printing/
Open Toys, hack your veggies with 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/F11K/I2S6P0H3/FJ4F11KI2S6P0H3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/F11K/I2S6P0H3/FJ4F11KI2S6P0H3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/F11K/I2S6P0H3/FJ4F11KI2S6P0H3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop The Open Toy project is the result of a 2013 workshop at Domaine de Boisbuchet. Samuel N. Bernier had decided to use material waste from the band saw, such as cork and wood, to create toys by 3D printing small accessories with a MakerBot he had brought on site. He designed six accessories that would...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:04:50 PST
World's Easiest Apple Pie http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Easiest-Apple-Pie/
World's Easiest Apple Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/VW8S/I2S6MYUF/F6ZVW8SI2S6MYUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/VW8S/I2S6MYUF/F6ZVW8SI2S6MYUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/VW8S/I2S6MYUF/F6ZVW8SI2S6MYUF.SMALL.jpg ruarh I made the world's easiest Apple Pie. Let's make one together so you never have to buy one again! Gather Your Ingredients Recipe for the inside of the pie:3/4 Cups Sugar3 Tablespoons Flour1 Tablespoon Cinnamon1 Teaspoon Salt1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg4-6 Cups ApplesThe amount of apples depends on the siz...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:58:17 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Bicycle/
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SMALL.jpg victordoes In this tutorial we are going to learn how simple it is to transform your regular bike to an awesome and safer bike! To great things in once...!Things required: Glow in the dark Paint Paper Towel Brush8x UV LED (Very important that it is UV!!)4x 330Ohm Resistor 9v battery9v battery connectorElectric...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
Fallout 2 Veterans helmet build http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-2-Veterans-helmet-build/
Fallout 2 Veterans helmet build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EBZV/I2S6OCW3/FQREBZVI2S6OCW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EBZV/I2S6OCW3/FQREBZVI2S6OCW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EBZV/I2S6OCW3/FQREBZVI2S6OCW3.SMALL.jpg riocruz Ever since I read about pepakura helmets, I wanted to build my own. My first attempt was the classic master chief helmet, sadly I was not able to complete it since the cardboard material, I got was to thin and flimsy. My 2nd attempt was an Ironman helmet. Although I was able to complete it, I did...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:36:18 PST