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Ring DIY – How to Make a Silver Ring from Quarters!

Want to give your girlfriend the best gift ever for her Birthday?  How about make a customized silver ring that you can make from quarters made before 1964? (quarters made before 1964 are silver)

Better yet, you could probably engrave something special on the ring when you are done with it.

Do you have a quarter from 1964 or before? If you do, it is made of silver. You can turn that coin into a nice silver band using a spoon, a drill, and a metal file. A quarter will yield a small ring, size ~7 or less. You can get a larger size but the ring will be very skinny. If yo

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Barbecue DIY – How to Weld a Custom Barbecue!

I’ve mentioned countless times and showed you my friend’s dad’s invention, the medieval barbecue grill.

Well, you can make your own barbecue grill too if you learn how to weld!

One day, I will be making my own barbecue grill too.

via instructables

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DIY Engagement Ring that Projects Miniature Film!

For those of you who want to impress their loved one, how about a DIY engagement ring that projects miniature film?

Also the author has made a “taking ring“, pretty darn cool if you ask me.

He continues….”The ring was my first prototype and was made by hacking apart disposal cameras to find the right lens I needed. Sadly, after we got married, in the middle of the night our hous

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DIY Google Earth 3D Simulator by Google!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atV2foTBbyE&feature=player_embedded#!

Wanna go on a ride of your life? Perhaps explore the earth using Google Earth?

Google has been working on a Google Earth 3D simulator as shown in above video, pretty cool huh?

We had a chance to get a live demo of the system from its creator, software engineer Jason Holt, who used an off-the-shelf controller device to virtually fly us around the world (and under the sea!). Check out the video below (be cautious if you’re prone to motion sickness) and let us know what you think: Would y

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DIY Table Made From Circuit Boards! [Image Cache]

Remember we posted the bench made from circuit boards?  Well, here’s even better, table made from circuit boards!

It’s mainly made up of boards/drives from old Intergraph 6000 series machines built in the late 80s early 90s. They had nice big boards. It was a good way to keep around my first real computer after I could no longer find parts to keep it working, an Intergraph 6880 with Edge II graphics. I learned computer modeling, rendering and animation on it and think of

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DIY Ping Pong POV!

Once upon a time, I “invented” the first golf club POV in the world.  Well, that’s getting old probably and here’s a DIY Ping Pong POV that lets you make fun of your opponent by displaying your favorite swear words.

Now, that is practical.

via make, Project Page

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Droid Hacks – DIY Motorola Droid Lego Mindstorm Robot Solves 7x7x7 Rubik’s Cube!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5b9BIBuOd4&feature=player_embedded

Wow, with Droid X out now (which is faster than the original Motorola Droid), it’s shocking to me that the Moto Droid can solve a 7x7x7 rubik’s cube, being used as the brain while Lego Mindstorm does the rest.

Yes, Droid still does.

ARM Powered MultiCuber 777 solves V-CUBE 7 Featuring an Android Application on a DROID by MOTOROLA smartphone with a LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robot

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DIY Wooden Gear Sculpture Make You Happier (and DiZZY)!

Check out this neat video of the DIY wooden gear sculpture, we promise it will make you happier the more you look at it.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGB4HvwuzpY

Mechanical kinetic sculptures featuring wooden gears and other mechanical parts also made from wood. Matt black wood frame with clear perspex front. Driven by electric motor. See more of my creations on my channel page. Music, The Archies – Dizzy.

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Craigslist Hack – How to Turn an Old Cellphone into a Porsche!

Here’s an interesting story about a 15-year old teen who kept trading his old cellphone with dirtbikes on Craigslist, eventually turning his initial cellphone into a Porsche!

Ortiz got “an old cell phone” from a friend, as reported by Jalopnik.com, and decided to go on Craigslist to try to barter it for a better phone. He managed to get an iPod Touch. This was the beginning of the chain…

– He traded the iPod Touch for a dirtbike

– He traded the dirtbike for another dirtbike

– He kept trading and upgrading dirtbike

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Need a Job? – World’s Most Expensive Car Wash/Detailing – $10,950!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2sbh54_g2c&feature=player_embedded

Need a job?  You might be able to get by like this guy by charging customer $10,950 per car wash/detailing.

What I think? This guy is very creative and essentially made of new market that didn’t exist before.

Hey, I bet there’s still not enough luxury car wash/detailers out there, why don’t you start selling the same service in your area?

Gurcharn Sahota, a 30-year-old accountancy graduate, is offering the world’s most expensive car wash service in Britain, with

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