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How to Wash Wine Glasses in your Dishwasher!

I know every time I drink wine, cleaning your wine glasses the day after can become a time-consuming chore, especially if the wine dries out and leaves wine stains that you will have to scrub hard.

Well, what if you could wash your wine glasses in your dishwasher?

You can with this Wine Tether device, the inventor is trying to get some more people involved, you can order it on pre-sale for $12.99 at Quirky.

Washing your wine glasses can be risky business, especially when you’re using your d

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DIY Remote Controlled, Dimmable LED Lamp!

Want to impress your friends when they are hanging out in your livingroom, perhaps watching football or basketball?

Build yourself one of these nifty DIY remote-controlled and dimmable LED lamps, it will probably also drive your cat nuts! (Watch video after the break.)

via hackaday, Project Page

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Eco Plumbing DIY – How to Drain Clogs with Vinegar and Baking Soda!

Couple weeks back I told you how to clean grease off in an eco-friendly way by using baking soda.

Well, yesterday my drain was clogged and I didn’t want to use liquid plumber.  Instead I used vinegar and baking soda to unclog my drain!

It really works, check it out in action:

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Water Heater Hack – How to Make a Wooden Stove out of a Water Heater!

For those of you with a lot of scrap wood that have been piling up and in the winter it snows where you live, you might seriously want to think about making a wooden stove of of a water heater container.

Remember though, this will probably void your house fire insurance.

The goal of a rocket stove is to burn a relatively small amount of wood at as high a temperature as possible, resulting in more complete combustion, and to extract as much heat as possible from the exhaust gases. To generate high combustion temperatures, rocket stoves separate the combustion, heat extr

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Plumbing Hack – How to Unclog a Toilet Using a Closet Auger!

For those of you who have clogged toilets and whatnot, you might actually want to try this method of using a closet auger like this guy who did after his wife accidentally flushed a rag through the toilet.  I think this is a really great idea and you should try it too before calling your local plumber and might have other uses also.

Besides that, it might be a lot more environmentally sound than draining

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DIY Wood Stove Thermoelectric Power Generation!

Live in a cold country with a wood stove for heating? You might want to take a look at this video that shows you how you can regenerate electricity from your wood stove.

Here is my Thermoelectric Power Generation scheme using TEC moduals from eBay a small lab hot plate, a heat sink and a small radio I can generate enough power to run. I thought to my self the extreme temp differen

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Coffee Table DIY – How to Make a Coffee Table Out of an Old Pinball Machine!

Projects such as this one inspire me where the author has recycled and re-made an old pinball machine into a coffee table.  Might work as great coffee table for your family room.

There I was, minding my own business, when all of a sudden (as all good stories start) I found an old pinball machine at the dump. I promptly took it home and has help putting it in the house where it sat in my living room long enough to put rust stains on the carpeting where the metal feet sat.

It wasn’t complete enough to make it work without spending a lot of time and money on it.

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How to Increase Heating Efficiency with U.S. Military Thermoelectric Fan!

For those of you with flat-pan heaters/stoves, you might want to increase the heating efficiency of your house with this U.S. Military Thermoelectric fan that works by converting heat into electrical energy.

The Fan rests on the top, and circulates air around the heater, increasing efficiency and reducing fuel consumption. Super-quiet operation requires no external power to

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DIY Home Slide!

I’ve always wanted to do this someday when I get my own house, build both a pole and a slide down from my house to the garage.   Well, it’s sorta similar, this DIY home slide allows kids to safely and swiftly get from their bedroom to the first floor.

Why don’t we do this more often with homes anyways?  Sure looks a lot of fun to me still and I am over 30.

via gizmodo, dezeen

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Garden DIY – How to Make a Greenhouse!

For those of you who have a big yard and want to start growing your own organic plants so you know they are “organic”, you might want to seriously think about building your own greenhouse as it can help your plants to keep the optimal temperature plus humidity level, which should help them grow faster than ever.

I’ve done a research on the web and one of the better DIY articles on how to build your own greenhouse is at DoorGarden.com. The author describes a method of making a full-size

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