Use Old Bottles to Make Chic Concrete Vases. Got a Kombucha addition?
Hooked on Perier? We’re right there with ya. But the next time you gulp your precious last sip, don’t be so fast to toss your bottle into the bin—be it glass or plastic, they make dynamite molds for decorative vases. Makes sense right? So for just the price of concrete and your fave bevvy, you can make chic home decor. Materials: - Quikrete Commercial Grade Countertop Mix in white and grey - plastic or glass bottles with caps - pens, candles or test tubes Tools: - RYOBI 18 Volt Cordless Drill - Husky Box Cutter - Husky 7 inch Diagonal Pliers Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. First, prep your bottles. Now pour in your concrete! Once the concrete has hardened, it’s time to rip open those bottles. And there you have it—chic concrete vases. Drop in some flowers—fresh or dry is up to you—and you’re all set. What was your latest repurposing project? Internet of Things - ThingSpeak. Doortop Stash. Pop quiz: What does the top edge of say, your utility closet door look like?
I’m betting that you’ve never seen it, even if you’ve lived in your home for awhile. And although there’s not a lot of room to hide stuff in there, well, if you’re like me, the stuff you want to hide is usually on the smaller side. Not many people think of the space inside the door as a hiding spot, but it’s right there in easy reaching distance when you need to get to it. And it’s devious enough that, yes, I think this trick will still be effective even after I blog it all over the web. You’ll need a suitable hollow-core interior door, a cigar tube, a few tools, and some other odds ‘n’ ends. MAKE Volume 34: Join the robot uprising! On newsstands now, by subscription, or available in the Maker Shed Buy now!
P_secret stash 2010 - yiting cheng. Secret Stash 720 HD from yiting cheng on Vimeo . T his project is about concealing valuables, secrets, bad habits and personal information in our workplaces. Here, hidden spaces/ messages were created within 8 general objects such as wood boards, lamps and disposable coffee cups. Why doing this? We all have the need of hiding. We hide our valuables from being stolen, we conceal our past from our loved ones, we never show our real side to colleagues, we all have secrets. How? Utilize stereotypes and visual camouflage. We make judgments based mainly on our experiences and what we see. Ordinary objects being used as materials to create secret hiding pl aces. MakerBot Industries. iFixit: The free repair manual.
The MakerGear Mosaic 3D Printer. Posted by Rick Pollack on June 02, 2011 3 Comments We are very pleased to introduce Mosaic - your desktop 3D printing companion.
Mosaic is an easy-to-assemble, low-maintenance, fantasically fantastic desktop 3D printer kit. Mosaic features: Easy-to-assemble, laser-cut wooden frame - assemble it using fasteners (screws/nuts) or for a super-rigid, super-easy assembly, just glue it! Silky smooth linear guides and rails for reliability, consistency and accuracy. Mosaic Plus includes: Heated Build Platform Power Supply Fully assembled electronics PLA and ABS Filament Pack (assorted)
By Nirav Patel. Niklas Roy. Mi-Cha-El-La's Adventures in Wonderland. © 2012 Mi Cha El La.
All rights reserved. Marcela Godoy and I are partnering up. We have started a tumblr with images that inspire us. Check it out! We are impassioned by work that is wearable, scalable, transformable, functional and socially conscious. First I must thank Cardnetics for providing the template file I used on Thingiverse. For thesis we were asked to write a dream review for our thesis/product.
Last Semester I wasn’t very good about staying up with my blog. Really a mood board? © 2011 Mi Cha El La. More Info Coming Soon!!! When I was in undergrad I would often approach the design of a project by writing a poem that described the experience of a place. We Feel Fine but need to be alone // World Carbon Emissions By Country // // Pick a data Set from the Guardian Data Store and create a simple, static Visualization // Data Representation | Fall 2011 @ ITP | NYU // Adapted by Michell J. Project Blog. Priorites November 25th, 2012 So I’ve been tapering off on my projects recently, and i wanted to quickly post to explain that this trend will continue for the forseeable future.
More important things have come up. I’m still checking messages and answering questions, but my pace is slower now. My adventures in Silksceening – Part 1 September 21st, 2012.