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Posted by fungus amungus 10 years ago
Does anyone know when the judging for the Homemade Holiday contest will be complete? Thanks!
Posted by Bran 10 years ago
Posted by kreationz 8 years ago
I need ideas to make a homemade switchblade because im very broke.i want it to be nice though,not very sucky,please.i need ideas,so please help me if you can.(i need a REAL knife,not one of those cool popsicle stick switchblades.the blade needs to lock in place too)PLEASE HELP ME!!!IM BEGGING YOU!!!!!PLEASE!!!!thank you
Posted by megapun13 10 years ago
Hi - i received a yogurt maker and made my first batch , according to the directions. however, it came out "drinkable" - i understand that to make it firmer, i should use powdered milk. i was wondering if you can make yogurt from buttermilk? thanks!
Posted by terryholgate 10 years ago
I go through lint rollers like crazy. I hate loose hair. Makes me gag. I saw the infomercial for the new Mr.Sticky rubber lint roller you wash off and its sticky enough like the tape ones. That would save me about a million dollars a lifetime...give or take. Problem is the set is 29$ not bad...but if I could save that money and use it on...1/18th tank of gas that would be so helpful. So , someone, please help me ? Get me started, middle, end, a piece anything. Everyone on this site is brilliant. we could control the world=> Lets start with my rubber lint roller!
Posted by FlatLinerMEDIC 6 years ago
This is my homemade snow maker. I came up with the design and built it completely on my own and it works fantastic. This video is how much snow it made in about a minute at marginal snowmaking temperatures. Tell me what you think and rate 5!
Posted by Electroinnovation 7 years ago
These DIY Wolverine claws let you get a little more into the popular X-Men character. These claws release by flexing a muscle and can totally take on an army of mutant cardboard boxes. Homemade Real Wolverine Like Claws X-Men - The best home videos are herevia Gizmodo
Posted by fungus amungus 9 years ago
I think someone should make an instructable on how to make a homemade Aerogarden. I think this would be a fantastic add. I've heard that if you were to make your own and replace the light it uses with a High Pressure Sodium or High Intensity Discharge it would work a lot faster/better.
Posted by bstite01 9 years ago
Storing electricity in homemade rechargeable battery ... I've read lots of things about cranking the shaft of a conventional motor to create electricity. Can the electricity be stored for later use in a homemade rechargeable battery? Also, does anyone have an idea on how to make such a rechargeable battery? Thanks.
Posted by pinoymale 10 years ago
How to make a fully automatic chicken egg incubator?
Posted by arfannasir 4 years ago
Hey guys. Im trying to make a homemade airsoft gun, and have many ideas about it but im stuck on one thing. How does the BB stay in without rolling. If i have a magazing, as long as the pellet doesn't move i can have a gravity/spring fed magazine without a problem. someone please help! How does the pellet not roll in the barrel when it is chambered and ready to go? thanks, tristan
Posted by guitar-is-awesome 7 years ago
I did not make an instructable, but i thought you folks might want to see my homemade external water cooling system for my inspiron 5150. it works very well and not a single drop of water has leaked. The average CPU temp drops about 8 degrees Fahrenheit when i use it..
Posted by linkey 10 years ago
Homemade Water Fountain Help So I am doing a project for my fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha, here at Ohio University. I have $150 and an awesome idea, but I am not sure how to approach it. I received this picture my dad found on the internet and I want to replicate it because it'll be cheap and fairly easy: As you can see in the pic, it is a 3 tier water fountain made of kitty pools and I would like to say laundry baskets. I love the idea of the water draining into the bottom pools and that is pretty starightforward - drill holes in the top pools. However, like any other fountain, you need a pump to bring the cold water back to the top. Again, my entire budget is $150. So the pools will be like $10-20 each, and same with two baskets. I'm pretty good with tools, so if construction of any sort needs to be done, by all means. Again, I'm not familiar with pumps, but I don't need anything extravagant. Also, our fraternity colors are gold, purple, and green. It would be sick to paint the water fountain with some cheap, waterproof paint. I can go over $150 a little if need be, but my budget is very limited - which is half the fun with this! Final thing, this needs to be able to be taken down and stored away when we're not using it. So nothing can be permanently attached. I assume then we'd have to cut holes in the middle of the pools and laundry baskets for the pump to go to the top. But then we would need some sort of sealant on the insides of the pool to keep the water in. Thanks for any and all help. I'm new to the website, and I look forward to using it more often as I see some other cool things on here!!
Posted by Ozman94 4 years ago
I have a small closed in shower (31" X 31") and have sealed the 6" opening over the door. It makes for a great steam room. However, I love very hot dry saunas. I have been wondering if I could make a small heater placed in the corner with one or more single burner hot plates and stones. I am wondering if this could be done safely if the AC lines are totally protected. I could easily turn of the power when showering. I welcome any feedback.
Posted by hywmiles 10 years ago
I found some more metal and decided to make a third Baby Bear knife. Thanks to Alan Folts for the original design. He sells these now and I did not like the price, so I decided to make my own. Here is a picture of the semi-finished knife. It has curly(flame) maple handles that I found in the wood pile. I would like to make a Kydex sheath for it, but have not found a source that will let me buy a few or one sheet at a good price. Still looking. Anyone know of a good source please let me know. I only need a few sheets to start with. Carbon graphite looks cool.
Posted by triumphman 6 years ago
You may have seen the Hackable Christmas card Instructable by ian. Well now you have a chance to win one of those cards for yourself. Each of the runners-up in the Homemade Holidays Contest will win one card in addition to the $50 from Shapeways and the Pro membership and t-shirt! We'd like to thank ian for putting up these cards as prizes and wish everyone the best of luck in winning one!
Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago
Why are there not more instructables about building homemade recumbent bicycles? I was only able to find 2 and one was not the type of recumbent bike I'm looking to build, the other had minimal pictures and text to describe the bike. I know more people have built/tried to build them so lets see some instructables about it!
Posted by Handsome-Ryan 10 years ago
Ok well me and a friend of mine have been experimenting with making our own paint gun. we are doing for two reasons. well we want to airbrush some things but we don't have one adn we don't have much money, and we need something to do so it occupies time. we have gone throught many trials and errors and quite a few have failed. we now have one that works acually pretty well. it composes of blowgun attached to an aircompresser, there is a "t" fitting at the other end of the blowgun, at one part of the "t" fitting is a little attachment that goes to a small water bottle, and at part of the water bottle is a little nozzle(nozzle2). than at the other part of the "t" fitting is another nozzle (nozzle1). those nozzles are really close to each other. you put the paint in the water bottle and supply air to it than it paints(sometimes) i was just wondering if anyone knew how to make it better or had another idea for a paint gun? any comment that is related to the topic is welcome and thanks for any feedback. i am sorry if that is confusing.
Posted by zipzapper859 7 years ago
I'm building a CNCrouter, and I'm wondering if any of you have a specific way to mount NEMA 17 stepper motors that you found to be the most secure and effective? I was thinking of buying a couple of the pre-made metal ones on ebay, but I'm wondering if there is a better diy option.
Posted by MakeItWithJason 5 years ago