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Sound DIY – How to Build a Personal Sound Studio with Foam!

I remember my DJ friend talking to me about making his own personal sound studio with recycled memory foam.  Well, here’s a perfect example of that I found that shows you how to make a personal sound studio with extra HP product packaging foam.

I think this is a great idea actually, save earth, save money, and build yourself a nice mini personal studio.

The DIY Portable Mini Vocal Booth is ideal for podcasters, DIY filmakers and sound designers alike. My personal motivation to buil

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Earth DIY – HOW TO Make Hotel Magnetic Key Jewelry!

This one’s for all those ladies out there who have been traveling often, learn how to make/recycle hotel magnetic key jewelry! I know most hotels throw away millions of these plastic magnetic keys on a daily basis, here’s a great way to help the environment while making you look more beautiful.

We cut the cards into various small shapes. I then used a leather punch (because it was handy and I didn’t feel like messing with the drill) to make holes in the top of the

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Earth DIY – HOW TO Make Wine Bottle Torch!

I have to confess that I am an avid wine bottle drinker and throw away many wine bottles daily.  Well, here’s a great DIY that shows you how to turn/re-make your old wine bottles into a classy wine bottle torch!

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough to share a fantastic project that turns an everyday bottle into a modern backyard tiki torch.

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Instrument DIY – How to Make a Marimba!

Marimba may be one of the coolest musical instruments on earth today with its ability to make relaxing beach-resort sounds.  Well, you don’t have to wait until you are in Jamaica to hear the Marimba, you can build your own like this guy did. – link

I am a mallet percussionist who loves the marimba. About four years ago I had a problem. Though I loved percussion, I had no way of practicing at home. There were cheap opti

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26″ Wheeled eZip Trailz Electric Bike!

For those of you who live close enough to work but too far for walking it daily, you might be interested in this awesome electric bike that will get you to work in time at maximum 18 miles per hour and a 450VDC battery that lasts up to 22 miles per charge.

I’ve always had fun on electric bikes and I think they are great for the environment these days no doubt.

The eZip Trailz electric bike will get

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DIY Dynamic Hand Powered Lamp!

Here’s a nifty idea for future reading lamps, a dynamic hand-powered lamp that is completely driven by the energy generated by your hand, kinetic they call it.

Really cool, great idea!

Karin Johansson’s lamp is a wonderful and eco-friendly concept that uses the globe of the earth as your source of light and the kinetic energy of your hands as the source of power. A dynamo placed inside the globe converts the kinetic energy to light, when y

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Solar DIY – How to Make a Solar Powered Roof Gutter Water Barrel!

Here in California, it’s freakin’ sunny as hell during the summer and in the winter, it rains like a mothufooko.  Anyways, I’ve been working on my friend’s lawn and they have no lawn sprinkler nor do they want to spend the money on it.  Every summer, that lawn gets dried up like crazy and I’ve always thought there’s gotta be a good way to re-use the water that you get during the spring, specifically the water thats coming down your roof gutter.

Well, I am in look as I found this awesome DIY that shows you how to make a solar-powered roof-gutter e

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Earth DIY – How to Make a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel Chair!

You have to agree that more and more people are looking towards recycling, re-making, and using more sustainable materials for DIYs and this DIY is not an exception.  Learn how to make a 55 gallon plastic barrel chair that looks cool enough for your colorful livingroom.

Today, we are going to make a surprisingly comfortable chair using only six small bolts, nuts and washers, six drywall screws, simple hand tools, a little ingenuity and a recycled 55-gallon plastic drum. Why? Well, that is a good question, partially because it is in our nature to m

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Earth DIY – How to Make a Solar 55-watt Plastic Bottle Lamp!

Here’s a great way to utilize a plastic bottle, water, and film to bring natural light to your home/office without using ANY electricity.  This method basically uses film and water to disperse the sun light into indoors.  It will only work indoors but still a great way to save energy, especially each of these so-called lamps produce about 55-watts of power, more than your regular bulbs.

Here’s video on the HOWTO:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zMAWztZ6TI

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Eco Jewelry DIY – How to Make a Necklace with Hemp!

Hemp has been one of the earth’s most valuable resources and can be used for fabrics and alike.  Hemp can be grown everywhere and practically can grow anywhere.  Of course, there’s also the THC-strong substitute also, which is good for something else… 😛

If you have been wondering how to make cool necklace with hemp, you might want to read up on this instructable that show

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