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You can flip a toaster on its side and grill cheese in it. Reynolds Wrap has lock in taps to hold the roll in place
Posted on December 01, 2011 in Fashion & Accessories by Caroline Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar.
When it comes to DIY projects and MacGyver tricks, the binder clip is one of the most versatile things around. Here are our top 10 favorite hacks you can pull off with the $1 office supply.
We just flew three more of the rockets: All were 3 inch cheap winchester hulls filled to the crimp line with composition, and finished up with bentonite plugs.
On most weekends, 14-year-old Riley Lewis and a few of his eighth grade friends gather at his house in Santa Clara, Calif. The group of about five, depending on who’s around, grab some chips and bean dip and repair to the garage, where Riley and his dad have created something of a state-of-the-art manufacturing hub.
3D Systems Launches Cubify Invent Breakthrough Pricing for Powerful 3D 'Create-To-Print' Design Tool
<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-122131" title="Copper Pipe Magnet Thumbnail" src="http://makezineblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/copper-pipe-magnet-thumbnail-614x336.jpg" alt="" width="0" height="0" /> This simple demonstration of eddy current braking ( Wikipedia ) will probably be familiar to many of you, but this video from YouTuber JamesRB1995 is a short, well-shot, impressive documentation of the effect. Keep in mind that copper is not ferromagnetic, and there is no direct magnetic attraction going on here.
The need for CD cases is dwindling, but for that same reason it's less likely you have an old jewel case laying around when you need one. Geeky blog Nerd Paradise devised a simple way to make CD case out of a sheet of paper for those rare instances when you need one. It's a remarkably simple five-step process that works great in a pinch when you have to hand someone a physical disc. The sleeve itself is surprisingly sturdy and even includes a little tuck so it doesn't fall apart.
This is a true reuse recycle project which will come in handy for some future projects . The gears as you see them are made from two layers of 3/4” plywood glued together and a strip of timing belt from a car engine that was going to the garbage . The timing belt is bonded with GORILLA SUPER GLUE to the plywood hub . These are some pics of how I made them .
When I have a project, rather than just working directly on the desktop, I use a serving tray instead. Not everything always fits, but the main goal is to use it to hold items that would be awkward to otherwise move then later recreate. In this picture I'm playing around with an Arduino Lilypad.
Andy, We live in Phoenix, so completely understand your point about conserving water. For what it's worth, you can reuse any bin of water to soak a bottle, if you're just trying to remove a label. It's just the moisture from the water you're after. Then, the bottle can just be washed with the other dishes. <i>"other products with long chemically sounding names are in fact natural and/or very safe for people and the environment.
LED throwies consist of only a few inexpensive parts and can be made for ~$1.00 per Throwie. You can reference the parts list below or download the attached spreadsheet for more info on parts, part's numbers, vendors and application notes. Part: 10mm Diffused LED Vendor: HB Electronic Components Average cost: $0.20 avg per LED Notes: Cost reductions for larger quantities. Comes in red, blue, amber, white in both diffused and clear.
From Wired How-To Wiki Illustration by Lab Partners Your laser pointer could be doing so much more than highlighting PowerPoint slides and blowing your cat's mind. It could be sculpting ice, sparking campfires, or searing one bad mofo on your leather jacket. Here's how to give a standard pointer a power upgrade.